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Irish prime minister launches new Notre Dame program at Kylemore Abbey

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 Year (2014-15) in Review

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.

Notre Dame hosts international biology workshop at Rome Global Gateway

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.

Scholars in London Challenge Modern-Day Forensic and Medical Norms

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...

Record highs for Notre Dame research funding

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.

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.

Notre Dame hosts first International Summer Physics Institute

A group of thirteen international high school students are currently participating in the first ever International Summer Physics Institute (iSPI).  The two-week program, July 27-August 7, has brought the high school students to Notre Dame from China and Ireland to explore their interest in physics.

5 Questions with Engineering Majors Martinez and Quigley

  The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering works with the London Global Gateway to offer rising juniors the chance to spend six weeks living and studying at Imperial College London. This summer, 28 students participated in the program.  Marissa Martinez from Seattle, Washington, and Daniel Quigley from Mahopac, New...

Record number of students named Fulbright finalists

Eighteen University of Notre Dame students have been named Fulbright grant finalists in the 2015-2016 program, the most grantees the University has ever had in the program. Sixteen finalists have accepted the award.

Three universities host an international summer chemistry program in Santiago, Chile

Twenty doctoral students from Europe, Latin America, and the United States are participating in the Santander International Summer School on molecular catalysts from July 14-24 at the Heidelberg Center for Latin America in Santiago, Chile. Organized by the University of Notre Dame, University of Heidelberg in Germany, and the Pontifical...

Summer program in computational chemistry held in Heidelberg, Germany

The first Joint Summer School in Computational Chemistry was held at Heidelberg University in Germany July 6-11. Organized by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry and Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing at Heidelberg University, the six day program...

Peter Stein Lectures at Rome Global Gateway

On June 18, 2015, the Rome Global Gateway—in co-sponsorship with the Archivio di Stato di Roma—hosted a lecture by the acclaimed German theater and opera director Peter Stein.

ND-GAIN seeking applications for Corporate Adaptation Prize

The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for the ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Prize, which recognizes projects that have made measurable contributions in creating resilience or adaptation to climate change.

London Global Gateway Professor to Release New Book

On September 1, 2015, Gill Gregory, professor of English literature at the London Global Gateway, will release her new book, The Studio: A Psychoanalytic Legacy.   The book, described as a poetic memoir, deals with past struggles through the exploration of art history and psychoanalysis.

Notre Dame and Oxford Connect over Tea with Lord Patten

Four Notre Dame students currently studying at the University of Oxford were recently invited to meet Lord Patten of Barnes, chancellor of the University, alongside Warren von Eschenbach, assistant provost for Europe and director of the London Global Gateway, and Michael Hannigan, a Notre Dame alumnus (Arts and Letters and...

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.