When King Fok was 6 years old, he suffered from an orthopedic condition that caused him to spend two years on crutches. Uncovered by his health insurance, the condition was Fok’s first glimpse into how socioeconomic status impacts health care. That childhood experience informed his decision to major in Arts and Letters pre-health at the University of Notre Dame. As a future physician, he hopes to make medical care more efficient, inclusive, and accessible to all. A sociology class his freshman year helped him discover a perfect major to pair with pre-health.
The Rome Global Gateway is located in Via Ostilia—in the heart of the Eternal City—one block from the Colosseum. The newly renovated, 32,000 square-foot facility serves as a hub supporting the academic, educational, and cultural mission of the University. The Gateway fosters research and graduate education and develops and maintains institutional relations with universities, educational foundations, and organizations in Italy, Europe, and the Mediterranean, as well as with the Holy See. The Gateway also hosts and organizes a rich variety of education abroad opportunities for students.
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On February 2018, the Rome Global Gateway hosted a group meeting from the Inspired Leadership Initiative (ILI), a one-year Notre Dame program to help accomplished individuals who have completed their traditional career discern optimal paths to leverage their talents, experience and relationships as they pivot to a new mission. The Inspired Leadership Initiative will welcome its inaugural cohort of fellows in mid-2018. …
Friday, April 27, 2018
April 26 - 27, 2018
Workshop, co-sponsored with the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (PASS), on international education and human development, with a focus on the role of Catholic and other faith-based K-12 schools in serving very poor, vulnerable, and marginalized populations throughout the world. …
Re-reading Dante's Vita nova: Chapters 19-24, teleconference
"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick. This event will be hosted at the University of Bristol, and the discussion will take place mostly in English. Notre Dame will participate via teleconference. Breakfast provided.
Friday, April 27 at 3 PM in Room 202
"Re-reading Dante’s Vita nova" is a collaborative research project involving researchers from University College London, the University of Bristol, the University of Cambridge, the University of Leeds, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Oxford, the University of Reading, and the University of Warwick. …