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Senior experiences in Europe through Nanovic partnership

South Bend native and University of Notre Dame senior Greer Hannan spent last year in the Universitys Dublin program. With side trips, including one to Le Mans, France, Hannan thought she had seen Europe. p. That was until late June, when she arrived by train at the base of…

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CUP Partner named Knight of the Order of Academic Palms

Fr. Borys Gudziak Ph.D., rector of the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU), was named a Knight of the Order of Academic Palms by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research at a press-conference held at UCU on 13 June 2008. The award was presented to him on behalf of the...

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Nanovic Institute establishes new book prize

The University of Notre Dames Nanovic Institute for European Studies has created a new prize to honor and promote books that feature new perspectives of contemporary Europe.The Laura Shannon Prize, which carries a $10,000 award, will be given annually to the author of the best book in contemporary European studies.Beginning...

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Nanovic Institute presents at symposium in Ukraine

The University of Notre Dames Nanovic Institute for European Studies will represent the University at the fifth meeting of the Central and Eastern European Catholic Universities in Lviv, Ukraine.The symposium, titledThe Spiritual Life and a Culture of Academic Excellence,is being held on May 8 to 11 at the Ukrainian…

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Oxford scholar Gordon Clark to give Nanovic lecture

Gordon Clark, Halford Mackinder Professor of Geography at Oxford University and director of the Oxford University Centre for the Environment (OUCE), will give the 2007 Nanovic Distinguished European Lecture onThe Carbon Footprint of the Modern Corporation: A European Perspectiveat 8p.m. Thursday (Nov. 1) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh…

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$10 million gift to the Nanovic Institute to support undergraduate studies

The University of Notre Dame has received a $10 million gift from Robert S. and Elizabeth Nanovic ofNorth Yarmouth,Maine, to support the undergraduate programs of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. ** p. “The Nanovics have been friends and benefactors of the University for many years,” said Notre Dames…

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Nanovic director McAdams to appear in Berlin Wall documentary

A. James McAdams, William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs and director of the University of Notre Dames Nanovic Institute for European Studies, will appear in a documentary television program,Megastructures: The Berlin Wall,which will air at 8 p.m. and11 p.m. ESTon Tuesday (March 14) on the National Geographic Channel.The…

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Nanovic Institute co-sponsors symposium in Hungary

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame is co-sponsoring the second gathering of a symposium titled “Catholic Universities of East-Central Europe and the University of Notre Dame” this week at thePázmányPéterCatholicUniversityinEsztergom,Hungary. p. The conference is being held Friday and Saturday (Sept. 30 and Oct….

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Government chair McAdams appointed Nanovic Institute director

A. James McAdams, chair and William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed director of the University’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies. Currently teaching in Notre Dame’s London Program, he will assume his new responsibilities in July. p. McAdams studies modern…

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