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Adam Foley

Adam Foley

The Nanovic Institute once again sent a student to Europe to conduct archival research, only to have him find something new! Adam Foley is a doctoral student in the department of history who received a Graduate Travel and Research Grant…

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European Studies and the Library

European Studies and the Library

Libraries and their acquisitions give established and aspiring scholars in European studies the opportunity to assess and reflect on new materials for research.

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Chris Lattimer

Chris Lattimer

Chris Lattimer ('16) is an Architecture major who received a Summer Travel and Research Grant  to travel to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia to conduct research. His research led him to critique modern architectural methods and to study more traditional ones which represent a sustainable and harmonious relationship with nature and reflect...

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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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Sharia and International Law

Sharia and International Law

Nanovic fellow Emilia Justyna Powell (Political Science) has been awarded a Muhammad Bin-Laden Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies for April 24 - June 18, 2016. During her fellowship, Prof. Powell will be conducting research with the support of the Nanovic Institute.

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Elizabeth Baker

Elizabeth Baker

Sometimes a good research trip is as much about forcing us down a different path as it is about helping us down our current one. This was the case for Elizabeth Baker, a graduate student in History who received a Graduate Travel and Research Grant…

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Cosmopolitan Russians

Cosmopolitan Russians

  Alexander M. Martin, Nanovic Fellow and Professor of History, was awarded the 2013 Marc Raeff Book Prize for Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855. The prize, given by the Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association, honors the best book in any discipline or language on the history and culture of Russia during that time...

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Shannon Bugos

Shannon Bugos

Welcome, Shannon Bugos, to our Student Spotlight! Shannon ('16) is a double-major in English and Peace Studies who received a Summer Travel and Research Grant…

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Deborah Forteza

Deborah Forteza

Welcome, Deborah Forteza, to our Student Spotlight! Deborah is a graduate student in the Ph.D. in Literature Program who applied for a Graduate Travel and Research Grant. Her dissertation, titled "The Politics of English Tolerance: Reimagining a Tolerant Spain through Cervantes' La espa…

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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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Leah Billion

Leah Billion

Leah Billion ('17), a double-major in The Program of Liberal Studies and Spanish, is new to our Student Spotlight today! She travelled to Athens last summer to conduct research on the ethics of restoration of ancient Greek monuments, compliments of The Snider Family Endowment for Excellence in European Studies. Her Nanovic...

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The Theatre of Interfaith Love

The Theatre of Interfaith Love

Disheartened by anti-Muslim rhetoric that followed the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Anne García-Romero resolved to write a play that explored the intricacies and nuances of interfaith love, tolerance, and peaceful coexistence. After years in the making, that work has become a reality. Paloma—which received its West Coast premiere and ran for...

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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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Raymond Drause

Raymond Drause

Raymond Drause, a graduate student in the department of History, received The Katie Murphy McMahon Grant for Russian and East-Central European Studies for his archival research at the University of Tübingen. It contained a recently-discovered collection of sources about Russian-European relations in the early nineteenth century.

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