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Understanding Europe, in Ireland

Ciara Fitter ’23 is a major in political science and global affairs with a concentration in transnational European studies. In summer 2022, she received a grant to participate in the Notre Dame Irish Internship Program, which is supported by the Nanovic Institute and facilitated by the Notre Dame Dublin Global...
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On Poland trip, students reflect on religion, international law, and atrocities

This summer, Charles W. Powell and Emilia Justyna Powell taught a summer study abroad course that challenged students to learn about atrocities such as genocide and crimes against humanity—including the Holocaust—in the context of international law, and to explore the role religion has played in international law.
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Study abroad is "stronger than ever"

Ever since sending students home mid-semester in spring of 2020, Notre Dame’s study abroad team has been working to get students back into the program. Their efforts have been successful; upcoming study abroad numbers will exceed pre-pandemic enrollment. A total of 824 students studied abroad in the 2019-2020 academic school...
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Learning East Asian Ways of Life in London

When Notre Dame students apply to spend a semester in London, they are often anticipating the traditional London experience. They can’t wait to take photos with red post boxes and black cabs. They are excited to look out for members of the Royal Family near Buckingham Palace, or to visit...
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Notre Dame signs agreement with St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge

The agreement was made official during a virtual signing ceremony organized by Notre Dame International on Monday (March 28) and was signed by Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Catherine Arnold, master of St. Edmund’s College. St. Edmund’s College, founded in 1896, is the only college in...
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NDI features stories of women who empower in the world of sustainability

"Sustainability is a way of understanding the world, recognizing the role each one of us plays in it as a part of an interconnected and complex web of societies, economies, and ecosystems," says Sofía Del Valle, a 2019 master of global affairs graduate in the Keough School of Global Affairs…
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International Ambassadors welcome students, help them navigate life on campus

Starting college is bound to cause high levels of stress and excitement for any incoming student. But for international students spending their entire college experience abroad, the transition creates its own set of questions and possibilities. To help these students, Notre Dame International created the International Ambassadors…
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Biometric security: Defending against attacks in iris recognition

Adam Czajka, assistant professor, College of Engineering It’s a scene straight out of a spy movie: pressing one’s eye right up to a scanner to gain exclusive access to a high-security location. “It’s a very Hollywood-ish thing, but my team has demonstrated in the past that dead eyes can be...
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Women Who Empower: Regina Castro Traulsen

This story is part of Notre Dame International's series titled "Women Who Empower."   Born and raised in Mexico, Regina Castro Traulsen is the current General Director of the Mexican Supreme Court’s Human Rights Office.…
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Women Who Empower: Estela Rojo

This story is part of Notre Dame International's series titled "Women Who Empower."   Don’t expect Estela Rojo to sit still, even through retirement.…
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Hugo Flores: A panoramic view of the world

Hugo Flores, originally from Mexico, is receiving a Master of Global Affairs from the Keough School of Global Affairs. He shares his story as part of the International Student Reflection series from the class of 2021. I came to Notre Dame to learn more about society in all its dimensions....
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Zahara Kagalwalla: I will remember

Zahara Kagalwalla, originally from Mumbai, India, is majoring in business analytics with a supplementary major in gender studies. She shares her story as part of the International Student Reflection series from the class of 2021. I remember watching my parent’s car disappear into the distance after they settled me into the...
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Undergrad Administers Coronavirus Vaccines at Campus Clinics

Lucia Chang administers the first coronavirus shot to a fellow ND student at a vaccine clinic in April. Yu-Tzu Lucia Chang, a junior from Taiwan, is a trained emergency medical technician—a certification that came in useful during spring semester 2021. When Notre Dame scheduled its vaccination clinics for students, Chang...
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A Passion for Development

Acompañar. The Spanish word for “accompaniment” has come to define International Scholar Emily Meara 21’s involvement with the Kellogg Institute for International Studies. In the United States, “accompaniment” typically refers to a musical arrangement. But in Spanish, it’s more often used to mean working closely with or helping someone.…
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First Chilean Fulbright Studies Home Country's 'New Normal'

Chile – once among the most prosperous and stable countries in Latin America – is at an inflection point. In October 2019, protests over a hike in public transit fares turned violent and escalated into mass demonstrations about deeper social and economic problems within the country: stagnant wages, the rising...
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Women Who Empower: Beth Kellenberg Klein ‘10

This story is part of Notre Dame International's series titled "Women Who Empower."   Though she loved her time at Notre Dame, Beth Kellenberg Klein, then Neiman (‘10), remembers feeling a little stifled on campus. She was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana. She attended college with some of...
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Puebla alumni series: Megan Finneran ‘13

Megan Finneran is a 2013 Notre Dame graduate who majored in pre-professional studies and Spanish. She received her masters in global health from Notre Dame. Finneran is currently in her third year of a neurosurgery residency at BroMenn Medical Center in Bloomington, IL. She reflects on her time abroad in...
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Study Abroad offers the next best thing during pandemic

Walter Osterberger and Stella Cho participated in the virtual Global Professional Experience during the Winter Session. The pandemic may have immobilized Notre Dame’s study abroad programs for three semesters, but it couldn’t keep juniors…
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Notre Dame International features stories of women who empower

In celebration of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, Notre Dame International is launching a series of stories of women who empower and inspire. Meet leaders from Notre Dame’s global network who are advancing the University’s mission to be a force for good in the world.…
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Putting Dignity into Practice

How can international development groups promote human dignity in their work – and why should they try? A new volume from the Kellogg Institute Book Series on Democracy and Development examines the meaning of “human dignity” – a term that encompasses human flourishing beyond the elimination of poverty – and asks...