With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The 10th episode of the show’s third season, “On Democracy and Difficult Questions,” was released Thursday, Dec. 5, and features Chris Beem, managing director of the McCourtney Institute for Democracy at Penn State University.
Ann Johnson, a doctoral candidate in Notre Dame’s clinical psychology program, recently won a Graduate Research Scholarship from the American Psychological Foundation and the Council of Graduate Departments of Psychology.
For better or worse, a lot of time and energy gets devoted to efforts aimed at ascertaining the relative quality of academic departments. Amidst the chorus of opinions, Notre Dame’s Department of Psychology recently has been receiving powerful, if informal, confirmation of both its stature and trajectory in the broader discipline.
Peter Holland, McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected an honorary fellow at Trinity Hall, his alma mater and one of the 31 colleges that comprise the University of Cambridge.