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Arts and Letters Junior Helps Abandoned Children in China

Author: Carrie Gates and Todd Boruff

Arts and Letter junior Emily Vincent discovered Chunmiao Little Flower on a service trip during high school in 2013. There, she learned the extent of China’s issue with orphaned and abandoned children. There are an estimated 600,000 abandoned children in China—98 percent of whom have disabilities. That first experience set the course for Vincent’s future—and, ultimately, led her to choose Notre Dame, inspired by the University’s devotion to human solidarity and concern for the common good.

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Master of Global Affairs degree now available from Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs

Author: Joan Fallon

The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs. The program is designed to prepare new generations of leaders and agents of change in governments, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, and the private sector.

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Global affairs scholar Tamara Kay to join Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs

Author: Joan Fallon

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Tamara Kay, a scholar with extensive experience in Latin America and Africa, will join the new Keough School of Global Affairs as associate professor of global affairs, according to Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School. Kay will hold a joint appointment in the Notre Dame Department of Sociology.

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Father Jenkins leads University delegation to Mexico for Global Forum: Latin America

Author: Shannon Roddel

Scenic view at Basilica of Guadalupe with Mexico City skyline

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is joining a University delegation this week on a trip to Mexico City to continue strengthening relationships and growing Notre Dame’s presence in academic, business, Church and government sectors there.

The trip, which includes Global Forum: Latin America, is designed to bring together University leaders including Father Jenkins and Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost, along with alumni, parents and friends to explore global issues in the context of the University’s mission to promote human solidarity and concern for the common good, with a particular focus on Latin America.

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Notre Dame participates in 7th Annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange to support athletics in Chinese higher education

Author: Sue Lister

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The University of Notre Dame will take part in two programs this summer to strengthen cooperation and support the growth of amateur athletics in Chinese higher education.

Assistant Provost for Internationalization Jonathan Noble is scheduled to speak Tuesday (June 7) in Beijing at a signing ceremony between Notre Dame and the Federation of University Sports China (FUSC), inaugurating a Chinese athletic administrator training program on the Notre Dame campus this summer. The signing ceremony is part of the seventh annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), a conference to promote and strengthen ties between the United States and China in the fields of education, culture, health, science and technology, sports and women’s issues.

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ND Parents Webinar: Students Abroad

Author: NDI-News

Notre Dame International is pleased to present a webinar entitled "Students Abroad" that addresses issues of health, safety, and other topics of interest related to Notre Dame's great variety of educational opportunities abroad. The pre-recorded webinar is intended primarily for parents of students going abroad in the summer or fall of 2016 but will also be relevant to parents of rising sophomores and others who intend to apply for Study Abroad programs or other international educational opportunities when they return to campus in the fall of 2016. Parents whose questions are not answered in the May 2016 webinar may contact ndintl@nd.edu

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Irish Studies and English Professor Wins René Wellek Prize for ‘Languages of the Night’

Author: Arts and Letters

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Barry McCrea, the Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and a professor of English, Irish language and literature, and Romance languages and literatures, has been awarded the René Wellek Prize by the American Comparative Literature Association for the best book in the past year in comparative literature.

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