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Gilman Scholars to study in Rome, London

University of Notre Dame students Frank Chung and Katherine Smith have been selected for the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the spring 2018 academic term.

Update on events in Jerusalem

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...

Faith Comes First for Fighting Irish Fencers

On paper, they appear to be almost complete opposites: a Jewish New Yorker from Rye, New York, and a Muslim Egyptian from Lexington, Kentucky. On the strip, under the bright lights of national championships and Olympic trials, they compete in different events.

Notre Dame awards Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants

Eight Notre Dame faculty members have been awarded Luksburg Foundation Collaboration Grants for projects with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC) faculty in Santiago, Chile.   Through a generous gift, the Luksburg Foundation began this grant program in 2013 with Notre Dame International and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies...

Sydney Schneider searching for her family roots in Southern Italy

Sydney Schneider is a slender and gentle study abroad student from Laingsburg, Michigan. She is a Theology and History major at the University of Notre Dame, spending her Fall 2017 semester in Rome as part of the General Education program. She came to Rome to immerse herself in the culture,...

Notre Dame moves up to #3 in the nation for study abroad participation

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.

Irish and Notre Dame STEM students encouraged to apply for a Naughton Fellowship

The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional Ph.D., masters, or undergraduate students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame.

Building Community Partnerships for Ethical Global Engagement

Each semester, global learning educators set out to change the way their students see the world. “I tell my students, one of my goals is to disturb you for the rest of your life—in the best sense,” said Eric Wetzel, director of the Global Health Initiative at Wabash College.

New director appointed for Catholic initiatives in London

Rev. James M. Lies, C.S.C., a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, has been appointed director for Catholic initiatives and outreach at the University of Notre Dame’s London Global Gateway by Michael Pippenger, vice president and associate provost for internationalization.

Update on study abroad in light of recent tensions in North Korea

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.
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Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro Receives Notre Dame Award

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., presented the Notre Dame Award to Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro at a ceremony Oct. 2 (Monday) in São Paulo for his courageous efforts to preserve the “nation’s integrity through his steadfast, unbiased application of the law.”

Judge Sergio Moro's Notre Dame Award acceptance speech

Brief speech of gratitude   São Paulo, October 2, 2017.    I am deeply honored by receiving this distinguished award by the also distinguished University of Notre Dame.   I am touched by Father John Jenkins’ gentle and strong words. Thank you very much.   I must say that I...
Forum 2017 Feature

Former presidential chiefs of staff to speak at Notre Dame Forum

Andrew Card and Denis McDonough, chiefs of staff to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, will 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 University’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Opening and Blessing of the Villa in Rome

Light pink walls, an original "nasone" fountain, a beautiful garden with wood benches, 21 suite bedrooms, a large kitchen, dining area, laundry room, student activity center, and a roof top terrace are only a part of the newly restored Villa…
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Live stream of São Paulo Rule of Law conference to be aired on October 3

Notre Dame International and the Notre Dame Law School are partnering with the Faculdade de Direito - Universidade de São Paulo (FDUSP) to present a conference on October 3, 2017. The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Conference aims to bring together intellectuals from the University of Notre Dame, FDUSP, foundations, industry, and policy groups to...

London Director Michael Addo explains why law students should study abroad

Eight students who spent all or part of the 2016-17 academic year in London helped Addo make his point. Several called their time in London their “best semester of law school” while talking about interning with members of Parliament, soaking up London’s culture, and traveling to The Hague and other...

Greater China Scholars Program welcomes Class of 2021

The Greater China Scholars celebrated the beginning of the new academic year at a dinner held at Geddes Hall on Sunday, August 27. Notre Dame faculty and staff from across the university welcomed 13 new freshmen scholars from Taiwan, Hong Kong, and 7 cities in mainland China to begin their...
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Video: Notre Dame's pre-health study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico

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...

UK threat level raised to critical after Tube incident

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…