The Demonstrable Impact

The Demonstrable Impact

The 2016-17 academic year marks the 15th year the Nanovic Institute has provided grants for Notre Dame students to pursue research, internships, service, and language training in Europe.  The Institute noticed a recent trend: an increasing number of students who received external funding also received funding from the Nanovic Institute....

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Summer Travel and Research

Summer Travel and Research

The Nanovic Institute is sponsoring graduate and undergraduate students undertaking summer research projects in eleven European countries.

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Alumni Spotlight: Kathleen Brennan

Alumni Spotlight: Kathleen Brennan

Kathleen (Katie) Brennan, was a major in sociology and a recipient of Summer Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute during the 2012-13 academic year for her project “Effects of the Troubles on Belfast's Youth.”  After graduating the University of Notre Dame in 2015, Katie was accepted into the Conflict...

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New Nanovic Fellows Announced

New Nanovic Fellows Announced

Please welcome the following faculty members as our newest Nanovic Fellows.  The Nanovic Institute now has more than 170 Nanovic fellows from over twenty-five departments across campus.  

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In memoriam: William Pfaff (ND '49)

In memoriam: William Pfaff (ND '49)

Main Building by Matthew Rice/Wikimedia The Nanovic Institute marks the passing of Notre Dame alumnus William Pfaff, a long-time contributor to the International Herald Tribune…

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Inaugural Barrett Lecture covered by "The Irish Times"

Stephen Collins, political editor of The Irish Times, interviewed Mr. Peter Sutherland, S.C. at the inaugural Barrett Family Lecture sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.  Sutherland delivered the lecture “European Integration and the Rise of Nationalism" and expressed that "it was time for a full debate on the meaning of...

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Minors in European Studies: Class of 2014

On Friday, May 16th, students graduating with a minor in European studies gathered with family and academic advisors for the Nanovic Institute's recognition breakfast. Students shared stories about their research journey for their capstone essay, a requirement to complete the minor, and received a personalized certificate to mark the occasion.…

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Nanovic Forum welcomes award-winning German university president

Wolfgang A. Herrmann, president of the Technical University of Munich, will present the Nanovic Forum at 5 p.m. April 9 (Tuesday) in the Jordan Hall of Science at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, titled “What is an Entrepreneurial University? A Case Study,” is free and open to the...

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AMS awards Nanovic Fellow

Pierpaolo Polzonetti, assistant professor in the Program of Liberal Studies and Nanovic Institute Faculty Fellow at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the 2012 Lewis Lockwood Award for his book, Italian Opera in the Age of the American Revolution…

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Nanovic students publish in film journal

 Three Notre Dame students from the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television have published articles in the peer-reviewed magazine Film Matters, a quarterly magazine celebrating the work of undergraduate film scholars as well a prepares students for graduate study in the field and additional research. Javi Zubizarreta…

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Nanovic students publish in film journal

Three Notre Dame students from the Department of Film, Theatre, and Television have published articles in the peer-reviewed magazine Film Matters, a quarterly magazine celebrating the work of undergraduate film scholars as well a prepares students for graduate study in the field and additional research. Javi Zubizarreta…

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Nanovic Institute supports exclusive FTT Cannes documentary

Nanovic faculty fellow Aaron Magnan-Park took a team of eight current and former ND film students to the Cannes Film Festival this past May to create a documentary on the internship program run by the American Pavillion. The Nanovic Institute for European Studies was the first sponsor to commit to...

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Notre Dame alumnus ordained to the episcopate by Pope Benedict XVI

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies offers its congratulations to Charles Brown, a Notre Dame alumnus, who was ordained to the episcopate by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on Epiphany earlier this month. He was elevated to the rank of archbishop and given the titular see of Aquileia in northeastern...

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Alumna Update: What can you do with a Minor in European Studies?

I took a minor in European studies and also received a Nanovic grant to study in Lyon, France during my senior year. I am now just completing my Master’s dissertation in Modern French Studies at the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. I split my year between the campus in...

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Faculty fellow wins ACE / Mercer's International Book Award

Nanovic faculty fellow Margot E Fassler, Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy and Co-Director of the Master of Sacred Music Program at the University of Notre Dame has won the ACE / Mercers’ International Book Award for The Virgin of Chartres: Making History through Liturgy and the Arts (Yale...

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MES prize announced in memory of J. Robert Wegs

The J. Robert Wegs Prize for Best Minor in European Studies Capstone Essay The Nanovic Institute for European Studies is pleased to announce The J. Robert Wegs Prize for Best Minor in European Studies Capstone Essay. One prize will be awarded to the Minor in European Studies who authors the...

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THE WAY with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez

Martin Sheen plays Tom, an American doctor who comes to St. Jean Pied de Port, France to collect the remains of his adult son, killed in the Pyrenees in a storm while walking The Camino de Santiago, also known as “The Way.” The film will be screened at noon and...

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The Royal Wedding

Over a billion people world-wide are expected to view the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on the 29th of April from 10am London Time (5 am EDT). This is the first royal wedding that will people will be able to view online on The Royal Channel with updates...

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Religious and secular tensions increase in France

A famous and controversial photograph was destroyed by French Catholic fundamentalists at an exhibit in Avignon on Palm Sunday. The attack on the artwork brings the debate on the role of religion, secularism, and politics in France. Read More at The Guardian…

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