When Emily Doll discussed her research at the 33rd Annual Women in German Conference, many of the scholars in the audience were surprised to learn the polished presenter was “only” an undergraduate.
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When Kate Gardner wanted to study how France and Great Britain have incorporated their Muslim immigrant communities, Notre Dame gave the graduate student a chance to take an up-close look.
Colleen Anderson discovered her passion for research when she wrote a paper on the use of images during the civil rights movement.
Darren Davis, professor of political science, wants to know what you really think about political candidates and public policy issues.
University of Notre Dame anthropologist Agustin Fuentes, who examines human evolution from several perspectives and recently published two books, addresses misconceptions about race, sex, and aggression that continue to dominate our discourse.
The University of Notre Dame’s Creative Writing Program has been ranked 13th in the nation in a new poll conducted by the readers of Poets & Writers Magazine.
Nicole M. McNeil, assistant professor of psychology and a fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, has been named one of the 67 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Two University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Can you define the American dream? Is the dream evolving? Is it different for every individual? Is it an exclusively American idea or does it resonate around the world?
Howard Goldblatt, research professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame, received an honorary doctorate Dec. 12 (Friday) from the Open University of Hong Kong…
“Our campus is in South Bend, Ind.; our classroom is the world.” This catchphrase, first applied in 1997, has never been truer than it is today. This fall the University added new international study programs…
Robert E. Norton, professor of German and chair of the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the International Herder Society.
Poet Orlando Menes, associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, has received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for 2009. Menes is one of 42 poets selected this year from a pool of some 1,000 applicants…
Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., professor of political science and director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, received a 2008 Presidential Citizens Medal in an Oval Office ceremony…
University of Notre Dame philosopher Fred Rush examines how philosophical reflection on building can reveal important aspects of the human condition, in a new book titled “On Architecture,” recently released by Routledge.
President Bush recently appointed Gilberto Cárdenas, Julian Samora Chair in Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, to a commission that will study the potential creation of a National Museum of the American Latino.
The Bush administration’s massive allocation of funds to financial institutions has had negligible effects on the country’s economic crisis, and its attention seems now more focused on the plight of ordinary homeowners…
Jennifer Herdt, associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of “Putting on Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices,” newly released by the University of Chicago Press.
What’s an oblivious single mom, in a hurry to leave on a date, going to do when Death?you know, The Grim Reaper, with the shroud and the scythe?appears at the door instead of the teenage babysitter? Slip Death a few bills and head out the door, of course…
In 2002, the American Political Science Assocation awarded Notre Dame the opportunity to publish APSA-CP for four years andrecently announced that APSA-CP will continue to be published at Notre Dame until 2010. Michael Coppedge and Anthony Messina, associate professors of political science, co-edit the journal.
Hachen has teamed with Notre Dame faculty members Albert-László Barabási (Physics) and Gregory Madey (Computer Science and Engineering) to work on a project known as WIPER, which is supported by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
William Kristol, founder and editor of The Weekly Standard, will give a lecture titled “American Politics: A New Era?” at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 9) in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
Errol Philip, a University of Notre Dame graduate student in the Department of Psychology’s counseling program, recently received the Student Research Award from the health section of the Society of Counseling Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association.
Screenwriter Stephen Susco, a 1995 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will screen his new film, “Red,” on Dec. 11 (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Bradley Malkovsky, associate professor of comparative theology at the University of Notre Dame, has received the first Huston Smith Publishing Prize from HarperOne publishers.
Margaret Meserve, Carl E. Koch Assistant Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, has won the American Historical Association’s Helen & Howard R. Marraro Prize, which recognizes the best book or article on Italy…
The outgoing Bush administration plans to promulgate a “right of conscience” rule permitting conscientious objection for doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other healthcare workers…
Robert P. Schmuhl, Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism at Notre Dame, has been selected as the Media Legend of the Year by the University’s Office of News and Information.
University of Notre Dame economists Richard Jensen and Kasey Buckles went back to graduate school last year. Both had the chance to participate in an Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts program that allows Notre Dame faculty members course-release time…