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Study Abroad offers the next best thing during pandemic

The pandemic immobilized Notre Dame’s study abroad programs for three semesters, but it couldn’t keep 92 students from completing the Global Professional Experience Program virtually during the Winter Session. It's just one example of how the Study Abroad office has used the past year to find alternatives for students now and make improvements for the future. (More...)
Hsueh-Chia Chang, the Bayer Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Paola Crippa, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences Walter Scheirer is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Experts reflect on scientific takeaways from COVID-19

As the nation moves into another year and a new phase of the pandemic — grappling with variants and continued vaccination efforts — experts at Notre Dame reflect on what they believe are the biggest scientific takeaways from the past year and weigh in on what the public should keep in mind for the future. (More...)
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Jesus statue and the Basilica at the University of Notre Dame


Notre Dame Department of Theology ranked No. 1 in world

For the second consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has been ranked as the best in the world in theology, divinity and religious studies by the influential QS World University Rankings. The Department of Theology placed ahead of Harvard University, the University of Oxford, Duke University and Durham University. (More...)


2021 recipient of Laetare Medal announced

Carla Harris, vice chairman of wealth management and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley, and celebrated gospel singer, speaker and author, will receive the University's Laetare Medal at Notre Dame's 176th Commencement Ceremony. (More...)


Celebrating Holy Week and Easter on campus

This year's Triduum services (Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, Celebration of the Lord's Passion on Good Friday and the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday) will be in Purcell Pavilion instead of the Basilica to safely accommodate as many members of the campus community as possible. Attendance will be ticketed by assigned seat only. (More...)
Link to Sullivan testifying before subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee


Sullivan testifies on success of programs that fight poverty

On Wednesday, Jim Sullivan, the Gilbert F. Schaefer College Professor of Economics and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab For Economic Opportunities (LEO), testified before the Worker and Family Support Subcommittee of the Ways and Means Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. Sullivan spoke about LEO's experience evaluating, with partners, poverty intervention programs across the country. (More...)
Lightning strikes in the sky above Hesburgh Library


Sirens tested today for Severe Weather Preparedness Week

As winter transitions to spring, it’s time to prepare for the possibility of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. St. Joseph County will test outdoor sirens today, March 16, at 10:15 a.m. as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week. (More...)


Earn a degree at work. She did.

Komo Yawa Ouattara, left, heard the benefits at Notre Dame were excellent, which is one of the reasons she came here to work in 2015. In May, Ouattara, who works as a custodian at the Morris Inn, will graduate from Ivy Tech Community College through Notre Dame’s Learning at Work Academy. (More...)
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