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Alumni Spotlight: John Hennessey

Alumni Spotlight: John Hennessey

..."the Nanovic undergraduate research grant that I received had both short and long-term benefits for me: it helped me tremendously with the research for my senior thesis and gave me very important experience for a possible future academic career."

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Urban Peripheries

Urban Peripheries

Nanovic fellow Lucien Steil (Architecture) and Anré Venter (Psychology) received a grant from the Institute to take their team-taught seminar of students to Paris during fall break to work on research projects for the course entitled “Peripheries: Case Studies in Urban Phenomenology.”

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Global Growth: 2015 Catholic Universities Partnership

Global Growth: 2015 Catholic Universities Partnership

Representatives from the Nanovic Institute, the Keough School of Global Affairs, and the Department of Theology met Catholic leaders of higher education from central and eastern Europe this past week at the John Paul II Catholic University (KUL) in Lublin, Poland. …

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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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The Bellmaker

The Bellmaker

Benjamin Sunderlin, an ND student who is perhaps the only living traditional bell maker in the United States. Listen to how easily he talks about the merging of art, history, politics, spirituality, and Notre Dame. Ben applied in 2012/13 for a Nanovic Graduate Travel and Research grant to delve into bell-making methods in...

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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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Nanovic Institute connects ND students to world leader at O'Connell House

Nanovic Institute connects ND students to world leader at O'Connell House

Peter Sutherland, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Migration and President of the International Catholic Migration Commission, engaged in a far-ranging discussion with Notre Dame undergraduates and delivered the inaugural Barrett Family Lecture at Notre Dame's O'Connell House.

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Senior Alex Genord Builds on Experiences Abroad

An internship at the Vatican. A year abroad at the University of Oxford. A senior thesis on extremist recruiting in the U.S. and the Islamic state. Senior political science and economics major Alex Genord said that each of these academic feats has been made possible by her participation in the...

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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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