G.K. Chesterton library acquired by London Global Gateway
The University of Notre Dame has entered into an agreement to acquire the G.K. Chesterton Library, which includes books, personal effects, art and other items related to the life of this renowned 20th-century English Catholic writer, orator, apologist and provocateur.
Cardinal Onaiyekan and Bishop Farrell to headline Notre Dame conference on interreligious and ecumenical dialogue
The conference titled “The Whole is Greater than its Parts: Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today” will be held at the University’s Rome Global Gateway Jan. 8-10. This is the second such international gathering hosted by Notre Dame’s World Religions World Church program.
Father Jenkins to inaugurate Notre Dame–Newman Centre for Faith and Reason in Dublin
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will join the Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, archbishop of Dublin, in inaugurating the Notre Dame–Newman Centre for Faith and Reason in Dublin Nov. 23 (Thursday) with a Mass at 5:30 p.m.
NSF funds Notre Dame philosopher’s project on nature of observations
Nicholas J. Teh, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, along with London School of Economics colleague Bryan W. Roberts, was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the nature of observables.
Heather Hyde Minor named academic director of Rome Global Gateway
Heather Hyde Minor, professor of art history, has been appointed academic director of the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway.
JoAnn DellaNeva named academic director of London Global Gateway
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.
Wright’s ‘Drama and Devotion’ brings jazz to church at Rome’s historic Chiesa Nuova
J.J. Wright, University of Notre Dame doctoral candidate in sacred music and Grammy award-winning composer, will premiere his five-part composition “Drama and Devotion” on June 1 (Thursday) at Chiesa Nuova in Rome.
University of Notre Dame to convene African theology conference in Rome
Theologians, Catholic Church leaders, graduate students and lay men and women from around Africa and North America will gather March 23-25 at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway.
Notre Dame-Heidelberg Reformation series to examine authority and interpretation of Scripture
Scholars from both universities will gather March 12-15 in McKenna Hall to examine the authority and interpretation of the Bible—arguably one of the most disputed topics in the history of ecumenical dialogue.
VIDEO: ACMS Collaborations Yield Computational Models to Address Mosquito-borne Illness, Hospital Infections, and Genomic Data in Cancer
Steven Buechler, professor of ACMS, notes that having applied and computational mathematics and statistics in one department is uncommon, but fits well with the importance of computation in both fields.
Greater China Scholarship Recipient Admitted to Harvard Law
A political science major set to graduate this spring with acceptance to Harvard Law, Rachel Wang claims choosing Notre Dame is one of the best decisions she has made in her life—and has had the most formative and inspiring results.
Studying Abroad before Arriving to Campus Strengthens Freshman’s First Year
Inaugurated in summer 2015 with cohorts in Rome and London, Notre Dame International’s Global Gateway Seminars are designed for accepted and deposited incoming freshmen who will matriculate to the University the upcoming fall.
GCI Funding Awarded to 18 Faculty-Led International Research Projects
Notre Dame International has awarded Global Collaboration Initiative funding to 18 projects submitted by faculty members engaged in reputation-advancing research with colleagues at universities around the world. The GCI awards support faculty-led international initiatives by providing seed funding for sustainable research collaborations.
NDI Confirms Safety of Students Abroad Following Brussels Attacks
In the wake of yesterday’s attacks in Brussels, Notre Dame International (NDI) has confirmed the safety of all ND students known to be abroad. None were in Brussels and at this time NDI does not plan to curtail or modify international programs.
Robert O. Smith Named Academic Director of Jerusalem Global Gateway
Robert O. Smith, historian and specialist in American Christian theologies concerning the Israeli-Palestinian context, has been appointed the first academic director of the Jerusalem Global Gateway by Nick Entrikin, vice president and associate provost for internationalization.
Information on the Zika virus
Notre Dame students, faculty, and staff who currently are abroad or who are planning travel during the upcoming spring break are advised to take precautions to limit exposure to the Zika virus.
Application Deadline Extended: Rome Seminar 2016
Italian Studies at Notre Dame invites junior faculty and advanced graduate students to apply for the sixth annual Rome Seminar--hosted by Italian Studies at the Rome Global Gateway…
NDI Leaders Meet with Yudhoyono, Former President of Indonesia
J. Nicholas Entrikin, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, and Jonathan Noble, assistant provost for internationalization in Asia, visited H. E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), former president of the Republic of Indonesia, in December 2015.
Melloni Explores Language of Vatican II in Rome Lecture Series
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."
Statement from Notre Dame International Following Paris Attacks and Terrorist Threats
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.
Provost Burish Meets Ma Ying-jeou, President of Taiwan
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.
NDI Statement on Spring 2016 Study Abroad Programs
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.
NDI in Contact with Students Abroad Following Paris Attacks
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.
Luksic Grants Strengthen Ties Between Notre Dame and Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
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).
Partnerships with Asian universities create internships with global corporations
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.
Study Abroad Program Information Sessions Announced
Huge thanks to all who participated in the Study Abroad Fair on September 14, 2015. Students wishing to learn more about specific programs are encouraged to attend the appropriate information sessions.