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.
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.
James Kelly, who teaches the history of English Catholicism on the London Undergraduate Program, has been instrumental in developing a whole host of collaborative ventures with Durham University. In this guest post, he shares insight into new opportunities we can look forward to.
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.…
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.