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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The second Heidelberg-Notre Dame Summer School in Computational Chemistry took place at the University of Notre Dame from July 4 to 10, following its launch in Heidelberg last summer.
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.
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.
Calling recent insults to Mexico and its people “churlish, insulting political theater,” the president of the University of Notre Dame, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., said Friday (July 8) that he is dedicated to strengthening the University’s presence in that nation’s academic, government, corporate and Church sectors.
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.
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.
Seven members of the Pontifical University of Chile (PUC) visited Notre Dame last week to strengthen developing research partnerships and plan upcoming workshops in biochemistry and chemistry, the latest in a partnership between the universities started in 2013.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org…
A political science major set to graduate this spring with acceptance to Harvard Law, Rachel Wang claims choosing Notre Dame is one of the best decisions she has made in her life—and has had the most formative and inspiring results.
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.
Notre Dame International has awarded Global Collaboration Initiative funding to 18 projects submitted by faculty members engaged in reputation-advancing research with colleagues at universities around the world. The GCI awards support faculty-led international initiatives by providing seed funding for sustainable research collaborations.
In the wake of yesterday’s attacks in Brussels, Notre Dame International (NDI) has confirmed the safety of all ND students known to be abroad. None were in Brussels and at this time NDI does not plan to curtail or modify international programs.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and Kyoto University’s Institute for Chemical Research will soon be exchanging faculty, staff, students and ideas, building on a partnership started by Notre Dame International.
Through Notre Dame International, the University of Notre Dame and Heidelberg University have established a collaboration in which students from Germany have taken classes and conducted research at Notre Dame since August, part of an ongoing, broad collaboration with Heidelberg University that was established in 2104.
In a speech Friday (March 11) at the American Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., discussed the importance of Catholic education in an era of corruption and injustice, the University’s vision for growth in the country and its research related to the Zika virus.
In light of the U.S. State Department's update to the October 2014 Worldwide Travel Caution—Notre Dame International reminds Notre Dame travelers, especially students in Study Abroad programs, of the following resources and preventative safety measures:…
The Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. It awards a one-year postgraduate fellowship for research, study or teaching English abroad. During their fellowship, scholars will work, live and learn in their host country.
Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff who currently are abroad or who are planning travel during the upcoming spring break are advised to take precautions to limit exposure to the Zika virus.
In the summer of 2015, Emily Campagna interned at Oracle Japan, handling a variety of responsibilities.
J. Nicholas Entrikin, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, and Jonathan Noble, assistant provost for internationalization in Asia, visited H. E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), former president of the Republic of Indonesia, in December 2015.