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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.