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.
The Kennedy Scholars Thesis Seminar introduces students to research strategies and techniques in the humanities, social sciences, and arts, as well as academic resources in and around London.
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.
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.
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.
2015 was an eventful year for the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of the many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration, and reflection.
Three medievalist scholars presented a range of papers on medieval women and religious writings during the Holy Water and Saintly Ink seminar at the London Global Gateway on November 24.
In the wake of the November 13 Paris attacks and subsequent terrorist threats, worldwide members of the Notre Dame community have raised important questions regarding measures to promote the safety and health of students abroad.
The recent terrorist acts in Paris have given rise to questions from students and others in the Notre Dame community regarding the status of our Spring 2016 Study Abroad programs.
In the wake of yesterday's attacks in Paris, Notre Dame International (NDI) has confirmed the safety of all students known to be studying in France--or visiting France while studying abroad elsewhere.
Marie Kissel ’83 traces much of her success back to one key point in her Notre Dame experience: going overseas to Tokyo as an undergraduate.
Notre Dame’s vision for a robust study abroad experience includes rigorous engagement inside the classroom as well as outside of it, the latter often taking the form of internships.
During the summer of 2015, Kelsey Bebout interned at Caixin Media, a financial news company in Beijing. She obtained the internship with the help of the Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway, which reached out to the Notre Dame alumni network and connected her with Huang Shan, a Notre Dame alumnus employed at Caixin Media. “It’s definitely challenged me a lot and opened my eyes to different cultures and just seeing what it would be like to live and work abroad,” she said.
Col. Paul “Tim” Brooks ’90 graduated from Notre Dame’s Army ROTC program with a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the Department of Political Science. He was commissioned in 1990 as an armor officer and has served in the Army for nearly 25 years in a number of roles. He is currently an information operations officer stationed in Seoul, South Korea. Having spent much of his career overseas, Brooks believes strongly in the value of Notre Dame’s study abroad program.
Through a new model of cooperation with several universities in Asia, Notre Dame students are participating in research projects and gaining workplace experience with global corporations, including IBM, GE, Honeywell, and Oracle.