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Russian Scholar Alyssa Gillespie Wins Poetry Translation Prize

For her deft translation of Nikolay Gumilyov’s “Giraffe,” Notre Dame Associate Professor Alyssa Gillespie was recently awarded second prize in the 2011 Compass Awards, an international Russian poetry translation contest. Gillespie is also a Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow.

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Ph.D. Student Studies Formerly "Invisible" Soviet Research Towns

Maria Rogacheva, a doctoral candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, is working to reveal the secrets of “invisible” communities that once housed the former Soviet Union’s scientific research facilities. Rogacheva is the 2010-11 recipient of the Nanovic Institute’s Dominica and Frank Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies.

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Olivier Morel Shares Veteran Stories in Class and on Film

Olivier Morel, Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow, was in his car one day when a story came on the radio about suicide among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the report, eight to 10 veterans were taking their own lives each day. The news was like a...

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Theology Doctoral Students Win International Honors

Three Ph.D. candidates in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Theology have recently been awarded prestigious fellowships from organizations such as the American Academy in Rome, Harvard University’s Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, the Dolores Zorhab Liebmann Foundation, and the Louisville Institute. This includes a former Nanovic Graduate...

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