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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...
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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…
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Spanish major hones language skills to prepare for career in medicine

In summer 2016, Notre Dame senior Andrew Grose studied abroad in Spain — taking a headfirst dive into a language and culture he loved and had studied for years. The experience confirmed for him that whatever path he takes after graduation, Spanish will be a part of it. Grose, a Spanish...
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How a required fine arts course changed a physics major’s life

Alexis Belis ’00 arrived at Notre Dame with a plan. Following in her father’s footsteps, she was ready to major in physics, tackle the requirements for medical school, and become a doctor. She nearly missed her true calling. Today, she curates ancient art at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.   ...

Notre Dame celebrates expansion of Beijing Global Gateway

To celebrate the opening of its new Beijing Global Gateway location at the Genesis Beijing building, the University of Notre Dame is holding a series of inauguration events Saturday, October 14, to welcome faculty, students, alumni, families, and partners in China.  

Students embrace summer study abroad programs

This past summer, some students set their sights beyond the United States. Some turned to China, Israel or the United Kingdom. Others looked to Russia, Ireland or South Africa. A handful focused on France, Brazil or Italy.
Forum 2017 Feature

Globalization the focus on 2017-18 Notre Dame Forum

Father Jenkins has invited Andrew Card and Denis McDonough, chiefs of staff to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, to 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 DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. “Views...