2015 was an eventful year for the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of the many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration, and reflection.
Scholars and students from the United States and Italy joined renowned Church historian Alberto Melloni in Rome on October 19th, 2015, for a lecture titled “The Language of reform and the reform of language of the Second Vatican Council."
Notre Dame Research, together with Notre Dame International, have awarded three new grants for faculty to complete research at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway.
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.
Thomas G. Burish, provost of the University of Notre Dame, met at the Presidential Office in Taipei with Ma Ying-jeou, president of Taiwan, on October 22, 2015.
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.
Nomia Iqbal and Myriam Francois-Cerrah to moderate Nov. 13 public symposium on Religion and Global Development in London
Nomia Iqbal, a BBC journalist for radio, television and online media, and Myriam Francois-Cerrah, a writer and broadcaster who focuses on current affairs, will moderate the Nov. 13 (Friday) public symposium in London, Changing the Conversation about Religion: Partnerships for Global Development.
L. Enrique García Rodríguez Bolivian economist L. Enrique García Rodríguez, chief executive officer of the CAF Development Bank of Latin America, will deliver a lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12) in the Hesburgh Center auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.
At a public symposium in London on Friday, Nov. 13, leading global thinkers will consider how a deeper engagement with religion and religious communities can enhance economic growth, political stability, conflict resolution and peace.
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...
The University of Notre Dame will hold Global Forum: Asia in Hong Kong Oct. 23-25, including the first-ever gathering of all the Notre Dame clubs of Asia.
They leave home seeking freedom from political persecution, safety from war or a better chance at gainful employment. They dream of the opportunity to live a more fulfilling life.
Now in its third award cycle, the Luksic Grants Program is making great progress toward its goal to promote and expand collaborations between the University of Notre Dame and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC).
Notre Dame Research, together with Notre Dame International, invite faculty in all Colleges and Schools to apply for inaugural Rome Global Gateway Faculty Research Award. Grants for any amount up to $50,000 USD of total funding for the period of up to one year are available through this program. …...
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...
On September 7, 2015, Clive Bloom, longstanding professor at the London Global Gateway, released a new book entitled Thatcher’s Secret War: Subversion, Coercion, Secrecy and Government, 1974-90.
Continuing to strengthen cultural ties with scholars and alumni in Asia, three faculty members from Notre Dame’s Department of Music will depart on Tuesday, October 13, for Seoul, Beijing, and Hong Kong.
Ireland’s prime minister, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, officially marked the commencement of work Monday (Sept. 28) on the University of Notre Dame’s new academic programming initiatives in the iconic Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, County Galway. The Taoiseach unveiled a lintel stone over the center at the Abbey.
The London Global Gateway Annual Review presents a roundup of the year’s conferences and events, which bring together academics and experts from around the world and participating Notre Dame faculty, as well as news and updates from the academic programs in London.
The XVth International Workshop on Molecular and Cellular Biology of Plasminogen Activation began this week at the University of Notre Dame Global Gateway in Rome. Held every other year since 1985, this year’s workshop will host more than 85 scientists from 16 countries.
A group of leading historians of medicine, science and the law from around the world gathered on July 24-25, 2015, at the London Global Gateway, to discuss and examine the topical issue of forensic science and medicine in a global and historical context. Ian Burney and Neil Pemberton—both from...
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.
The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year.