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Students Win Undergraduate Research Honors

May 16, 2011 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Undergraduate Students

College of Arts and Letters students made a strong showing at Notre Dame’s 4th annual Undergraduate Scholars Conference, which showcased nearly 270 research, scholarship, and creative projects from across the University.

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Scholars of Violence and Religion to Gather at Notre Dame

June 28, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Faculty and Graduate Students

Scholars from around the globe will gather at the University of Notre Dame June 30–July 4 for the meeting of the Colloquium on Violence and Religion (COV&R). The theme of the conference is “Transforming Violence: Cult, Culture, and Acculturation.” More than 150 scholars from 14 countries are expected to attend. Founded in 1990, COV&R is an international organization of scholars that meets annually to explore, criticize, and extend the mimetic theory of French historian and philosopher René Girard.

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Research With Impact: Green Development and Peacebuilding

May 07, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Undergraduate Students

During the months he lived in Egypt, Glen Water saw poverty with his own eyes—and glimpsed a vision of the sustainable development that can alleviate it.

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International scholarship flourishes in Notre Dame's London Program

March 25, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Faculty and Graduate Students

The London Centre, the majestic Edwardian building at Trafalgar Square that houses the University of Notre Dame’s London Program, has become a hub of international scholarship. A broad and growing network of collaborations among faculty, institutes and other universities now uses the center for international conferences and other events, while the center also enriches the experience of Notre Dame undergraduates studying abroad.

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Senior Ryan Lash to receive Gates Cambridge Scholarship

March 05, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Undergraduate Students

Ryan Lash, a University of Notre Dame senior majoring in medieval studies and anthropology, has been awarded a Gates Scholarship to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Cambridge. Lash is one of only 29 American students who will become new Gates Scholars in 2010–2011.

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New Funding Earmarked for Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research

March 02, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Undergraduate Students

Notre Dame undergraduates interested in independent, interdisciplinary research have until March 16 to apply for up to $4,500 in grant funding made possible by a new cross-college collaboration. The new program, dubbed the College of Arts and Letters and College of Science Joint Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (AL/SCI-UROP), was announced in late February.

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Classics students use Rome as classroom for a week

February 10, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Faculty and Undergraduate Students

Keith Bradley, Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Professor of Classics, took his students on a weeklong trip to Rome as part of “Literature and Empire: The Roman Experience”—a course he taught for the first time this fall to a group of upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. 

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Students discover “All Art is Propaganda”

February 02, 2010 Liquid error: no implicit conversion of String into Integer • Categories: Undergraduate Students

University of Notre Dame sophomore Kelly Fallon’s eyes light up when she talks about her visit to Ditchling, the small village in East Sussex, England, where, in 1921, Eric Gill founded the Guild of St. Joseph and St. Dominic. The guild was a Roman Catholic community of artists and craftsmen, inspired by medieval guilds.

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