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Inside look at the North Caucasus

The North Caucasus region is the part of Russia that slopes up towards the main ridge of the Caucasus mountains, often considered the border between Europe and Asia. Home to dozens of nationalities and languages, many of which have troubled relationships with their neighbors or with central governments in Moscow...

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International scholarship flourishes in Notre Dame's London Program

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...

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Students discover “All Art is Propaganda”

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,...

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Student Wins Women in French 2010 Best Essay Award

Claire Reising, a Notre Dame junior majoring in French and English, has won a 2010 Prix Du Meilleur Essai award from Women In French (WIF) for best undergraduate essay written in French by a non-native speaker. In her paper, titled “‘Cette Condition de Sans-Famille’: Le Rejet du Rôle Maternel Chez...

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Senior Ryan Lash to receive Gates Cambridge Scholarship

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 received a Nanovic Institute Undergraduate Research and Travel Grant in 2007-2008 for his project “Constructing Identity from the Ground...

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