Dick Notebaert – chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications – told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during Saturday’s (May 20) Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.
Omer, associate professor of religion, conflict and peace studies, and Campbell, Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy, will each receive $200,000 toward the funding of significant research and writing.
Over his 50 years of research in philosophy of religion, epistemology and metaphysics, Plantinga has advanced landmark arguments for the existence of God, returning the questions of religious belief to the common discourse of academic philosophy.
“In Response to Persecution,” a report on the UCS project’s findings, will be launched April 20 in a day-long symposium at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
Convocate — the first online research tool for simultaneous searching of Catholic social teaching documents and the instruments of international human rights law — will be unveiled on Friday (April 21).
A panel of six notable University of Notre Dame women — all with successful careers in higher education and beyond — reflected on past and present experiences and also paid tribute to the earliest Notre Dame women faculty, several of whom were in attendance.
Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 172nd University commencement ceremony on May 21 (Sunday).
Scholars from both universities will gather March 12-15 in McKenna Hall to examine the authority and interpretation of the Bible—arguably one of the most disputed topics in the history of ecumenical dialogue.
The Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism will convene a conference on the role of sports in Catholic youth ministry from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday (Feb. 10) in Eck Auditorium.
Notre Dame is advancing research in global health, hospital biofilms and treatment of complex forms of cancer.
New hires in the Center for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine promise to advance research.
Robert O. Smith, historian and specialist in American Christian theologies concerning the Israeli-Palestinian context, has been appointed.
Notre Dame International has released two statements addressing concerns following the attacks.
Notre Dame International at the University of Notre Dame will launch four new short-term study abroad programs for summer 2015: South Africa for Student-Athletes, Summer Greece, China Summer Language Program and Global Gateway seminars for rising freshmen. This expansion of program offerings marks progress toward NDI’s — and the University’s — goal to provide every eligible undergraduate with an opportunity to study abroad.
The University of Notre Dame expanded its reach in global education with the arrival of 35 students from Tsinghua University, a top-ranked school located in Beijing.
The students, who arrived on campus Saturday (Jan. 24), are part of the PBC School of Finance at Tsinghua University. During the intensive two-week program offered by the Mendoza College of Business in coordination with Notre Dame International, the students will gain insights into American business practices and capitalism. Classes, taught by Notre Dame faculty, will cover topics ranging from the U.S. financial system and the American political system to entrepreneurship and corporate finance.