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Naughton Fellowship awardees to complete master’s degree in Ireland

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: Internationalism, Centers and Institutes, Undergraduate News, and General News

Five Notre Dame students, representing the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Engineering, and Science, have been selected for a Naughton Fellowship Award for 2021-22. Offered annually, the Naughton Fellowships provide opportunities for students from some of Ireland's leading research universities and the University of Notre Dame to experience international education in the STEM disciplines.

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2019 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: Internationalism, Research, Undergraduate News, and General News

Twenty-one students have been announced as awardees of the Naughton Fellowships for 2019. The research fellowships were awarded to undergraduate and master's students from the University of Notre Dame and from five universities in Ireland. This year’s winners from Notre Dame represent the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Engineering, and Science.

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VIDEO: Global Backgrounds, International Impact

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: Faculty News, Internationalism, Research, and General News

Learn more about the global reach and impact of the Department of History’s research in this new video, which features Alexander Beihammer, Heiden College Chair and Associate Professor of History; Mariana Candido, Associate Professor of History; Darren Dochuk, Associate Professor of History; and Elisabeth Köll, William Payden Associate Professor of History.

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Video: Commitment to real-world impact drives continued excellence in economics research at Notre Dame

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: Faculty News, Research, and General News

The Department of Economics at the University of Notre Dame conducts impactful research using the best available theoretical and empirical methods in the discipline, all while fostering the Catholic mission of the University. With specialties in macroeconomics, applied micro economics, development economics, and game theory, Notre Dame economics faculty and graduate students work together to find answers to a wide array of difficult economic, social, and policy-relevant questions. In this new video, Notre Dame economists talk about some of the department’s pioneering research projects and its approach to graduate education and faculty development. 

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Philosophy Major Wins Naughton Fellowship to Conduct Research in Ireland

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: General News and Undergraduate News

p(image-right). !/assets/23807/campus_dome_icon.jpg(campus_dome)! Michelle Kim, a philosophy major, has won a 2016 Naughton Fellowship, which allows students with a background in, or aptitude for, STEM fields to experience international research and educational opportunities through a funded exchange program involving the University of Notre Dame and some of Ireland’s leading research universities. With the award, Kim will complete undergraduate research at Trinity College Dublin.

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Arts and Letters Faculty Win Inaugural Rome Global Gateway Research Awards

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: General News, Research, Internationalism, and Faculty News

p(image-right). !/assets/149780/rome_icon2.jpg(Rome skyline)! Notre Dame Research, together with Notre Dame International, have awarded three new grants for faculty to complete research at the University of Notre Dame’s Rome Global Gateway. Alexander Beihammer, associate professor in the Department of History, will explore the relationship between the Vatican and the Patriarchate of Constantinople. Heather Hyde Minor, associate professor of Renaissance and Baroque Art in the Department of Art, Art History, and Design, will conduct archival research for a book on Johann Joachim Winckelmann.

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Psychology Faculty Win Indiana CTSI Grants

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: General News, Research, and Faculty News

p(image-right). !/assets/132799/colorseal_icon.jpg(Notre Dame Academic Seal)! Notre Dame faculty from the Department of Psychology have been awarded grants from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI). Julie Braungart-Rieker, the Mary Hesburgh Flaherty and James F. Flaherty III Professor of Psychology and director of the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families, was awarded a Community Health Engagement Program (CHEP) Community Based Research Pilot Award for a study, “Reducing Obesogenic Home Environments in Low-Income Households with Mothers of Pre-school-Aged Children.” Jennifer Burke LeFever, assistant research professor in the Department of Psychology, is a co-primary investigator on the grant.

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Inaugural Faculty Research Award at the Rome Global Gateway Announced

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: General News, Centers and Institutes, Internationalism, and Faculty News

p(image-right). !/assets/149780/rome_icon2.jpg(Rome skyline)! Notre Dame Research, together with Notre Dame International, invite faculty in all Colleges and Schools to apply for inaugural Rome Global Gateway Faculty Research Award. Grants for any amount up to $50,000 of total funding for a period of up to one year are available through the program.

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Notre Dame Receives USAID Grant to Undertake Global Development Research on Three Continents

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: Graduate Students, General News, Research, Centers and Institutes, and Internationalism

p(image-right). !/assets/68955/seal_85_x_111.jpg(Notre Dame seal)! Twelve University of Notre Dame students, including eight from the College of Arts and Letters, have been selected by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID's) brand-new Research and Innovation Fellowship Program. They will travel to Brazil, Colombia, India, and South Africa to research global development challenges and create innovative solutions to address these issues.

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Notre Dame Reports Highest Level of Research Funding in a Non-Stimulus Year

Author: Joanne Fahey

Categories: General News, Research, and Faculty News

p(image-right). !/assets/143192/research_icon.jpg(research)! The University of Notre Dame received $113 million in research awards for fiscal year 2014, the highest ever recorded at the University in a non-stimulus year and a $17 million increase over the previous year. Notre Dame received $119 million in 2010, but approximately $30 million was from government stimulus grants through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

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