A full circle experience: a recent graduate reflects on significance of Brazilian commencement speaker

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Catarina Stella Daltro was set to graduate on May 20, 2018. Six months before the big day, she learned the news that Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro was set to receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at the University of Notre Dame’s 173rd commencement ceremony. She wrote about the experience and discussed her unique perspective on graduation day. 

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Life in London: a beginner's guide from the perspective of a study abroad student

Author: Colleen Wilcox

California native Molly Melican, an economics and history major, is participating in the summer program at the London Global Gateway this summer. As a Notre Dame student experiencing life abroad for the first time, she was intimidated by the sheer scale of the city and wasn't sure what to expect. She learned pretty quickly how to make the most of London life, and wanted to pass on these tips to help others maximize their experience in one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

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Graham Spickett-Jones named executive director of the London Global Gateway

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Graham Spickett-Jones has been appointed executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway. Spickett-Jones will serve the University’s faculty and students, and support the broader community of alumni, parents and partners from the University’s London base

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Internship programs at London Global Gateway offer “remarkable experiences” outside the classroom

Author: Colleen Wilcox

When Jim English, a Notre Dame senior, spent a semester at the London Global Gateway last spring, he gained knowledge of British politics that would rival most locals.

As a political science major, English applied for the parliamentary internship as soon as he heard he had been accepted into the London undergraduate program last semester. He was excited about the idea of getting to work in Westminster, and seeing first-hand how another country’s political system operated.

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A bicycle, a boreen, and a broken arm: a Dublin alum’s tale of building resilience, empathy, and community in Ireland

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Greer Hannan, a triple Domer, lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she works as the Grant Compliance Coordinator managing federal funding for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a homeless services agency. She reflects on a year in Dublin and explains how challenges faced during her immersive experience set her on a career path dedicated to serving others.

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Notre Dame International announces joint research grant with Tel Aviv University

Author: Colleen Wilcox

The first recipients of the Schlindwein Family Tel Aviv University – Notre Dame Research Collaboration Grant collaboration have been announced. The funding of the grant was established by Tim Schlindwein, an alumnus of Notre Dame. Schlindwein played a key role in developing the relationship between the two institutions and furthering the research collaboration.

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NDI’S Roy Bronkema directs international students both in the office and on stage

Author: Colleen Wilcox

While ISSA's Roy Bronkema enjoys working with the international community by day, he’s also found himself in a similar role at night. The piano performance major recently served as the music director for South Bend Civic Theater’s performance of “In the Heights,” with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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Notre Dame International increases study abroad opportunities in Ireland this fall

Author: Colleen Wilcox

Nine students will travel to Ireland’s west coast this fall to participate in a new immersive Notre Dame International program in Galway City, Ireland. Students will take classes on the campus of The National University of Ireland – Galway (NUIG), which ranks among the top 2% of universities in the world.

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