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.
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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.
Judy Hutchinson reflects on a four-day trip to Bardejov, Slovakia, with students participating in the London Global Gateway’s Internship Program.
Amanda Bohne taught ‘Romance and Medieval Britain’ on the London Undergraduate Program last year. She reflects on the opportunities that the city opened up for her and shares how her research is taking shape.
We are currently monitoring events in Jerusalem and the surrounding region, following the announcement by President Donald Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital during a White House speech on December 6. U.S. officials have indicated their plan to reinforce security at multiple American embassies across the Middle East and North Africa region, as well as in other areas around the world. Indications of protest and unrest have already been recorded and we expect they will continue for some time.…
Ahsan Kareem, the Robert Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, has been elected as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2015-16. This represents an increase from the University’s ranking of #4 last year in the annual Open Doors report.
London police have determined that the crash was not terror-related and are treating it as a road collision.
Denis McDonough and Andrew Card spoke to an audience of more than 1,100 as part of the 2017 Notre Dame Forum, “Going Global: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities of Globalization.”
In the recent tensions with North Korea, Notre Dame International (NDI) recognizes the importance of our role in supporting our students and monitoring world events closely. NDI is working in coordination with the US Department of State and peer institutions to be well-informed and proactively responsive.
In Notre Dame International's study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico, students can enroll in a unique pre-medicine track, taking classes on health-related topics at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla. Participants in this track also shadow doctors twice per week in two Mexican public hospitals, learning about different specialties and gaining valuable clinical experience. They return with valuable language and cultural experience and a new perspective on health care, which they can apply to their future health professions at home or abroad.
Update: The U.K. threat level was reduced to severe on September 17, 2017.
On September 15, 2017, the United Kingdom raised its threat level to critical in response to a terrorist attack on the Tube train in southwest London. Specific information about threat levels is available on the MI5 website…
On Wednesday night, hundreds of students gathered in the ballroom at the Morris Inn to explore different study abroad programs offered by Notre Dame International and discuss these opportunities with representatives.
To celebrate the opening of its new Beijing Global Gateway location at the Genesis Beijing building, the University of Notre Dame is holding a series of inauguration events Saturday, October 14, to welcome faculty, students, alumni, families, and partners in China.
This past summer, some students set their sights beyond the United States.
Some turned to China, Israel or the United Kingdom. Others looked to Russia, Ireland or South Africa. A handful focused on France, Brazil or Italy.
Father Jenkins has invited Andrew Card and Denis McDonough, chiefs of staff to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, to discuss U.S. foreign policy in a keynote Notre Dame Forum event at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 (Wednesday) in the Leighton Concert Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. “Views from the West Wing: How Global Trends Shape U.S. Foreign Policy” will be moderated by Maura Policelli, executive director of the Global Policy Initiative in the new Keough School of Global Affairs.
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.
Each summer, youth volleyball players across America travel to Notre Dame to train and learn under the tutelage of the Irish volleyball players and coaching staff. This year the team camp included participants from across the continents as well as across the country. From July 18-22 a contingent of players and coaches from the Yuxin School Affiliated to Capital Normal University in Beijing reported to the Joyce Center alongside the American teams attending camp.
During her two-year term, DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight of the Gateway, including the London undergraduate program and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in London and beyond.
Notre Dame International is aware of the current tension and violence occurring in the Israeli-Palestinian context. Our programs through the Jerusalem Global Gateway and Tantur Ecumenical Institute continue to operate normally.
The University of Notre Dame and Volterra Fietta hosted this debate over whether Brexit may give rise to viable investment arbitration claims against the United Kingdom. Watch the video on our YouTube channel.
While Notre Dame students study abroad in Dublin during their junior year, they have the option to learn and serve with local community organizations, through a collaboration with the Center for Social Concerns. Community-based learning (CBL) placements with at-risk youth, people experiencing homelessness, the elderly, and refugees afford students weekly opportunity to encounter and build relationships with Irish youth and adults and other residents of Dublin.
The GGFRA program was developed to highlight the potential of the University of Notre Dame’s Global Gateways for the advancement of research and scholarship at the University.