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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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.
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.
International Student and Scholar Affairs, a division of Notre Dame International, unveiled the 2018 T-shirt design contest winner.
Xinyue Zhao, a second year PhD student in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics,…
Four University of Notre Dame students have been selected as Gilman Scholars for the summer 2018 academic cycle.
The Naughton Fellowship program allows students with a background in, or aptitude for, STEM fields to experience international research and educational opportunities through a funded exchange program involving Notre Dame and some of Ireland’s leading research universities.
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.
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.
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.
Sixteen collaborative research grants were awarded to Notre Dame faculty and research partners around the world.
Notre Dame International hosted a special ceremony to honor and recognize the recipients for the 2018-19 international research collaboration grant cycle.
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.
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.
Established in 1999, the Wall of Honor recognizes men and women “whose contributions to Notre Dame have been lasting, pervasive and profound.”
Study Abroad Assistant Director Kyle Sturges is one of 10 recipients in the country to receive the grant for the International Education Administrators (IEA) seminar.
The award allows her to pursue a fully funded two-year master’s degree program at the prestigious Paris Institute of Political Studies, or “Sciences Po.”
The conference will be at the London Global Gateway, March 8-10, and will focus on the relationship between the fundamental principles of Catholic social tradition and the complex realities of particular situations.
In conjunction with the Notre Dame Forum: Going Global, Notre Dame International is pleased to announce the first essay contest on global citizenship. We invite all Notre Dame students to write a brief essay addressing what it means to be a global citizen, what the challenges and rewards are, and how you have used or will use your Notre Dame education to become a global citizen. The contest is open to all Notre Dame students.
Rev. Robert O. Smith will be stepping down from his role with the University of Notre Dame when his contract ends this summer. Smith, who holds concurrent faculty appointments in the Keough School of Global Affairs and the Department of Theology, has been the academic director of the Jerusalem Global Gateway since 2014.
The University of Notre Dame partnered with IBM China and the country’s Ministry of Education (MoE) by welcoming 22 undergraduates from Southern China University of Technology (SCUT) to Notre Dame’s campus this month. This is a new initiative, focused on international innovation and entrepreneurship.
Twenty-nine University of Notre Dame students and alumni were awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants during the 2017-18 academic year, second among all research institutions in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Notre Dame student Edwina King, a junior accountancy major with a supplementary major in Spanish, has been selected for the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship on the early summer application cycle. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Gilman Scholarship provides financial support for American undergraduate students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.
At the snowy beginning of the new year, reflecting upon the past year, the ringers in the Notre Dame Handbell Choir would agree the most rewarding and unforgettable experience for them in 2017 would be the China Tour over the Fall break.
The conference titled “The Whole is Greater than its Parts: Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today” will be held at the University’s Rome Global Gateway Jan. 8-10. This is the second such international gathering hosted by Notre Dame’s World Religions World Church program.
Judy Hutchinson reflects on a four-day trip to Bardejov, Slovakia, with students participating in the London Global Gateway’s Internship Program.