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Due to declining interest, Notre Dame’s study abroad program in Innsbruck, Austria, will enroll its final class of students this spring. However, the University will continue to offer a German-language study abroad opportunity through its increasingly popular program in Berlin.
This summer, four Notre Dame undergraduates had the rare opportunity to conduct research side-by-side with the famous Irish nun Sister Cyril Mooney, who has turned an elite Catholic school for girls in Kolkata, India, into an education center that welcomes the city's street children.
Lymphatic filariasis is a parasitic disease caused by microscopic, thread-like worms (Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi). The disease, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, can cause swelling and decreased function of the lymph system, making it difficult for the body to fight germs and infections.
The University of Notre Dame's newest summer program "is a beautiful example of interdisciplinarity, Notre Dame's commitment to Asia initiatives and the transformative role of study abroad," said Vice President and Associate Provost Dennis Jacobs.
Notre Dame is hosting its fourth annual Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship orientation from Aug. 11 to 15, with 55 foreign language teachers from 40 countries having come to campus for a series of workshops designed to enhance their teaching in the United States.
Donald Kommers' account of how he spent last semester might at first remind a listener of a high-spirited adolescent's description of a particularly exhilarating vacation.
Mark Weber, a 2009 Notre Dame graduate, has teamed with film, television and theatre faculty member William Donaruma to produce Strong Bodies Fight, a documentary about Notre Dame's annual Bengal Bouts boxing tournament.
!/assets/17181/square/kate_garder.jpg(gardner_kate)!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.