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NDI Monitoring Information on MERS-CoV

Notre Dame travelers have likely heard about cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in both South Korea and China.  Notre Dame International (NDI) is monitoring this situation.

Innovations in Study Abroad to Increase Student Opportunities

Notre Dame International will launch four new short-term Study Abroad programs for summer 2015: South Africa for Student-Athletes, Summer Greece, China Summer Language Program, and Global Gateway seminars for rising freshmen. This expansion of program offerings marks progress toward NDI’s—and the University’s—goal to provide every eligible undergraduate with an opportunity...

Notre Dame Invited to Panama for Inaugural Foro de Rectores de las Americas

United States Secretary of State John Kerry addresses attendees of Foro de Rectores on Thursday, April 9, 2015 Notre Dame was among the universities invited to the inaugural Foro de Rectores de las Americas (Forum of University Presidents) on April 9-11, 2015, in Panama City. President John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.,...

Entrikin Attends Japan Conference on Study Abroad

  On March 20, 2015, the U.S. – Japan Bridging Foundation and the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Caroline B. Kennedy, invited a small group of university officials from Japan and the United States for a one-day conference.

Five-Member Faculty Delegation Heading to China over Spring Break

As part of Notre Dame’s ongoing exploration of a possible collaboration with Zheijiang University in their new International Campus in Haining, China, Notre Dame International will lead a five-member faculty delegation to the Shanghai/ Hangzhou region over spring break. Nick Entrikin, vice president and associate provost for internationalization, and Jonathan...

U.S. State Department Updates Worldwide Travel Caution

In light of terrorist activity in Europe—and the U.S. State Department's update to the October 2014 Worldwide Travel Caution—Notre Dame International reminds Notre Dame travelers, especially students in Study Abroad programs, of the following resources and preventative safety measures:

Nicole Sganga: Going Global in Search of Stories

Senior Nicole Sganga spent part of summer 2014 traveling in Myanmar and reporting with New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof after winning the “Win a Trip with Nick” contest. While in Myanmar, she wrote and video-d her way through encounters with Rohingya Muslims living under protracted persecution in internment camps....

Halal Meat Now Available in ND Student Dining Halls

Halal meat is now available in Notre Dame student dining halls, thanks to a cooperative effort between Notre Dame dining staff, Muslim undergraduate students, and Notre Dame International.

Relationships with Chinese University Leaders Foster International Dialogue

What does a private American Catholic university have in common with government-run Chinese universities? Plenty, if the recent activities of Notre Dame International are any indication. From June 22-25, NDI hosted a delegation of 20 Chinese university presidents, which was sponsored by China’s National Academy of Education Administration. This delegation...