Update on London incident in South Kensington

Author: Joya Helmuth

Update, 6:55pm Oct 7: London police have determined that the crash was not terror-related and are treating it as a road collision.

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We are closely monitoring events in London following a car crash outside the Natural History Museum in the South Kensington area. Injuries have been reported and the driver has been detained. Officials are determining whether or not this is a terrorism-related incident.…

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Live stream of São Paulo Rule of Law conference to be aired on October 3

Author: Joya Helmuth

Notre Dame International and the Notre Dame Law School are partnering with the Faculdade de Direito - Universidade de São Paulo (FDUSP) to present a conference on October 3, 2017. The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Conference aims to bring together intellectuals from the University of Notre Dame, FDUSP, foundations, industry, and policy groups to discuss matters including but not limited to economic law, human rights, transparency, constitutional law, accountability, and racial inequality.

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Notre Dame to host photographic exhibition of papal visits to the Holy Land

Author: Joya Helmuth

The University of Notre Dame and the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest are pleased to present “Building Bridges of Faith,” a photographic depiction of papal visits to the Holy Land. Forty-four photographs of four visits by Blessed Pope Paul VI, Pope Saint John Paul II, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and Pope Francis are included in the exhibition at the Hesburgh Library on the Notre Dame campus. The exhibit will be on display until December 9, 2017 and is organized by Notre Dame International.

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New academic directors and rectors appointed at Rome and London Global Gateways

Author: Joya Helmuth

Heather Hyde Minor and JoAnn DellaNeva have been appointed by Michael Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, as academic directors at the Rome and London Global Gateways, respectively. In their roles, Hyde Minor and DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight at the Gateways, including undergraduate programs and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in Rome, London and beyond.

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Six faculty members awarded inaugural Greater China Collaboration Grants

Author: Joya Helmuth

Notre Dame International is building, sustaining, and encouraging academic and research collaboration with leading universities in the Greater China region, including mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. This grant program is part of the University’s broader international strategy to engage Greater China by building upon existing academic partnerships and strengthening opportunities for research, scholarship, and graduate student training.

 

 

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Nine faculty members awarded inaugural Mexico City Collaboration Grants

Author: Joya Helmuth

Notre Dame International is providing funding to build, sustain, and encourage academic and research collaboration with leading universities in Mexico. This grant program supports the University’s broader strategy to engage Mexico and Latin America by building upon existing partnerships and creating new opportunities for research, scholarship, and graduate training.…

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Travel alert issued for Europe

Author: Joya Helmuth

On May 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Alert for Europe with an expiration date of September 1, 2017. There are specific events noted on the alert which can be read on the State Department website. Although this updated alert will not impact Notre Dame programs currently underway or planned through September 1, 2017, all travelers should read the alert and be aware of the continued guidance from the State Department:…

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Two undergraduate students awarded Gilman Scholarships to study abroad this summer

Author: Joya Helmuth

Irla Atanda and Abigail Awodele have been awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, to study abroad during the summer 2017 term. Awodele will participate in the China Language Program and Atanda will study in South Africa. 

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Notre Dame International announces Luksburg Foundation Grant for faculty collaborations in Chile

Author: Joya Helmuth

The Luksburg Foundation will contribute $100,000 a year for each of the next five years to support an exchange program through which faculty, Ph.D. students, and representatives from Notre Dame can travel to Chile to work, study, and collaborate with the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). The priority will be on promoting faculty exchange and collaborative research work between Notre Dame and PUC.

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Students, alumni, parents and friends gather in Beijing to honor Greater China Scholars and tour new Beijing Global Gateway

Author: Joya Helmuth

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The largest gathering of alumni, parents, students, and friends of Notre Dame in Asia came together this weekend in Beijing. Centered around Notre Dame International’s seventh Greater China Scholars Weekend, an annual event celebrating the top twenty high school applicants to Notre Dame from the greater China region, the Notre Dame community proved it is flourishing and excited about the future.

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Grants awarded for faculty research collaborations with institutions in China, U.K., Ireland, Australia, and India

Author: Joya Helmuth

Notre Dame International has awarded five grants to faculty collaborating with research partners in universities across the world. The Global Collaboration Initiative (GCI) grants encourage collegial relationships between faculty members to increase Notre Dame’s network with international partner institutions and elevate its reputation as a leading research university.

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Notre Dame ranked #4 in the nation for study abroad participation in 2016 Open Doors report

Author: Joya Helmuth

The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame fourth among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2014-15. This represents a significant increase from the University’s ranking of #10 last year in the annual Open Doors report

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International Taste of South Bend event enjoys record attendance of local restaurants and guests

Author: Joya Helmuth

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The annual International Taste of South Bend event held on campus in November by Notre Dame International brought 16 local, ethnic restaurants to Stepan Center. Over 1,000 Notre Dame students and community members came to taste a variety of offerings including Mediterranean, Italian, Mexican, Indian, Japanese, Cajun, Jamaican, and Chinese food. Entertainment was provided by Notre Dame student groups.…

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