Alumni Association presents three awards

Author: William G. Gilroy

Chuck Perrin

Winners of the Rev. Anthony J. Lauck, C.S.C., Award, the Rev. Arthur S. Harvey, C.S.C., Award and the William D. Reynolds Award were honored at the winter meeting.

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Senior John Huber awarded Gates Cambridge scholarship

Author: William G. Gilroy

John Huber

This prestigious postgraduate scholarship program, which fully funds postgraduate study and research in any subject at the University of Cambridge, was established through a $210 million donation to the University of Cambridge from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000; this remains the largest single donation to a U.K. university.

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University community urged to consider ‘What’s Your Next Step?’ at second annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon

Author: William G. Gilroy

Judge Ann Williams And Erin McGinley

Three thousand members of the University community gathered Monday (Jan. 23) to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and what they mean for America today in the midst of national division. The luncheon program featured a conversation with U.S Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and trustee.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration and Walk the Walk Week

Author: William G. Gilroy

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., with Martin Luther King Jr., ca. 1964

Beginning Monday (Jan. 16), the University of Notre Dame will host a series of events to mark both Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Walk the Walk Week. The observances celebrate the diversity that currently exists on the University’s campus and offer an opportunity to reflect on how each member of the campus community can take an active role in making the University more welcoming and inclusive.

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Notre Dame’s Grace Watkins and Alexis Doyle named Rhodes Scholars

Author: William G. Gilroy

Grace Watkins And Alexis Doyle

Watkins, a native of Blacksburg, Virginia, and Doyle, of Los Altos, California, are two of 32 Rhodes Scholars selected from a pool of 882 candidates who had been endorsed by their colleges and universities. They are Notre Dame’s 18th and 19th Rhodes Scholars and will commence their studies at Oxford University in October.

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