Michael McKenna, an anthropology major from Drexel Hill, Pa., has been awarded the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
The University of Notre Dame’s Keough Institute for Irish Studies will change its name to the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, according to the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
Navigating the social and emotional landscape of adolescence can be challenging for even the most adept young teen. But for children who suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, even ordinary daily routines like getting up and getting ready for school can be a struggle.
This is the transcript of Catherine Distler’s valedictory address, which she gave on May 21 at the University’s Commencement ceremony.
The ways in which women interact politically in American democracy, how gender affects political processes and development, and how the presence or absence of women shapes democratic democratic policy making…
The National Science Foundation, Fulbright Educational Exchange Program, Marshall Scholarship Program and other national organizations have awarded postgraduate scholarships and fellowships to 20 University of Notre Dame seniors.
The verdict is in: Nicholas Tonozzi is a bit of a devil. This may be true of quite a few graduating Notre Dame seniors. But as the music department’s reigning tenor, Tonozzi has had one foot in heaven and one foot in hell in a way few other students have accomplished.
Four doctoral candidates at the University of Notre Dame?including two from the College of Arts and Letters?have received the 2006 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards.
If you want to keep track of Notre Dame senior Tom Thornton’s career, you might want to subscribe to both the Journal of Anthropology and The Sporting News.
The University of Notre Dame’s 2006 graduating class can be defined collectively, through a variety of numerical and statistical observations, as well as individually, through the stories of seniors with compelling tales to tell.
In the College of Arts and Letters, Christian Moevs, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures and a fellow in the University’s Medieval Institute, has been named recipient of the 2006 Sheedy Award for excellence in teaching.
University of Notre Dame economist Teresa Ghilarducci, a national expert on private pensions, will be featured Tuesday (May 16) on the PBS program “Frontline,” which airs locally at 9 p.m. on WNIT Public Television (Channel 34).
When the film version of best-selling author Dan Brown’s “The DaVinci Code” opens in theaters this Friday (May 19), audiences will likely flock to local multiplexes to escape…
Rhea Boyd “taught us why we need an Africana Studies major,” says Richard Pierce, associate professor of history and director of the almost year-old Africana studies department…
Summer Shakespeare, the professional theater in residence at the University of Notre Dame, will open its 2006 season in mid-July and continue to the end of August with a variety of performances on campus and throughout the community.
Alasdair MacIntyre, research professor of philosophy and fellow of the Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS).
“CroissantWorld,” a student-drawn comic strip that originally appeared as a regular feature in the Observer, the daily student newspaper, is now available in book format. Created and drawn by Adam Fairholm, a junior from…
Jay Skelton’s “aha moment” struck in his mid-20s while he was working in marketing and publicity for Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company.
Margaret Meserve, assistant professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, is one of 15 scholars to win a 2006-07 Rome Prize fellowship from the American Academy in Rome.
Donald P. Kommers, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science and concurrent professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to the board of directors of the Alexander von Humboldt Association of America.
Two graduate students in the Department of Political Science recently had articles they wrote accepted for publication by The Journal of Politics, one of the most highly regarded journals in the discipline.
The University of Notre Dame has selected 47 outstanding undergraduate faculty members?including 22 from the College of Arts and Letters?as recipients of the seventh annual Kaneb Teaching Awards.
R. Scott Appleby, professor of history and John M. Regan Director of the University of Notre Dame’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, will give the commencement address and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree…
Kenneth Woodward, a 1957 Notre Dame graduate who majored in English, and Benjamin Gunty, a sophomore in the Program of Liberal Studies, were among those honored by the Alumni Association last month.
Robert H. Vasoli, associate professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Notre Dame, died Monday (May 1).
“Facing Life: The Retrial of Evan Zimmerman,” a documentary about the second trial of a self-proclaimed innocent man sentenced to life in prison for murder, will make its cinematic premiere Monday (May 8) at 7 and 10 p.m. in the Browning Cinema…
Economic sanctions imposed by the United Nations remain a useful and powerful diplomat tool, a University of Notre Dame sanctions expert testified Tuesday…
Steven Cartwright, a University of Notre Dame junior from Pittsburgh, has been awarded the Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award by Indiana Campus Compact.
Peter Quaranto, a senior from Franklin, Mass., and Mignon Montpetit, a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology from Portage, Ind., have been selected recipients of the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s 2005-06 Distinguished Student Award and Distinguished Graduate Student Award.
Catherine Distler, a double major in anthropology and preprofessional studies from Leawood, Kan., has been named valedictorian of the 2006 University of Notre Dame graduating class. This marks the fourth straight year an Arts and Letters student has been named valedictorian.