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.
Family Friendship Program
For more than 25 years, International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) at the University of Notre Dame has paired international students with members of the local community, allowing participants to learn more about different cultures, traditions, and languages. Today, the Family Friendship Program (FFP) continues to foster friendships and cultural understanding between students from around the world and community members who represent a wide range of ages, professions, religions, ethnic backgrounds, and family compositions.
ISSA launches the annual program each fall with a kick-off dinner on the Notre Dame campus. Following the dinner, participants are encouraged to meet at least once per month to take advantage of the many activities offered on campus as well as throughout the community. Birthdays, holidays, sporting and cultural events, or a simple family dinner—all these, and more—are activities that participants can enjoy together. There is no cost to participate in the program.
Applications will open for families and students in Fall 2018.
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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,…
On April 3, 2018, the Greater China Scholars celebrated Easter together, learned about Catholic traditions and Jesus' resurrection, and shared reflections. This was possible through the generous support from the Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Global Endowment and the collaboration with Campus Ministry. …