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Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

Notre Dame and Vatican Library to celebrate new collaboration

The University of Notre Dame and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, or Vatican Library, will formalize a unique agreement of collaboration and exchange in a ceremony at 12:30 p.m. May 9 (Monday) in the Hesburgh Room of the Morris Inn, where Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Archbishop...

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Student Spotlight: Jon Rydburg

Student Spotlight: Jon Rydburg

The UK has one of the worst re-incarceration rates in the world, an issue that carries enormous human and financial costs.  Through interviews with social enterprises in the London area, Jon Rydburg ('17), a Finance major, spent his spring break exploring how employment can be found for formerly incarcerated individuals to...

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Notre Dame Day Spotlight: Steven Fisher '16

Notre Dame Day Spotlight: Steven Fisher '16

Steven Fisher '16, a major in Political Science and International Peace Studies with a Minor in Theology, recieved the 2015 Notre Dame Day Grant to for research and travel to Europe over the fall academic break.  Steven comments about how this grant and his other opportunities through the Nanovic have impacted...

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Student Spotlight: Nicholas Ames

Student Spotlight: Nicholas Ames

Nicholas Ames, Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology had the opportunity to present this preliminary analysis at the national archaeological conference put on by the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) in Washington, D.C. thanks to a Graduate Professional Development Grant from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies in 2015-2016.  The National...

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Student Spotlight: Garrett Fontenot

Student Spotlight: Garrett Fontenot

The collapse of France’s first empire in 1763 redrew the maps of Europe and North America. Garrett Fontenot, a graduate student in the History department, received a Graduate Break Travel and Research Grant to explore what those changes meant for French people around the world in the aftermath. Garrett recently wrote to us...

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Student Spotlight: Christopher Lembo

Student Spotlight: Christopher Lembo

Christopher Lembo ('19), a double major in International Economics and Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics (ACMS), received an FYS Spring Break Travel and Research Grant to travel to Bavaria, a region in Southern Germany, to investigate ways in which areas within this state have worked on social integration and refugee resettlement. There are...

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Student Spotlight: Alexis Doyle

Student Spotlight: Alexis Doyle

As a future doctor interested in health policy, Alexis Doyle (’17), a double-major in Biological Sciences and International Peace Studies, received a Break Travel and Research Grant for Sophomores and Juniors to learn about the health care systems of both England and Spain over the course of seven days through speaking with...

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Student Spotlight: Justin Pizzimenti

Student Spotlight: Justin Pizzimenti

The Pope is universally known as the spiritual leader of the Catholic Church and its 1.2 billion members, but does his influence extend beyond religious affairs? Using Saint Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis as case studies, Justin Pizzimenti (‘17), a double-major in Political Science and Psychology, used his...

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Student Spotlight: Chris Lattimer

Student Spotlight: Chris Lattimer

Brick architecture in Northern Germany presents the evolution of Romanesque architecture to the Gothic. This transition includes interesting examples of French Gothic cathedral precedents adapted to the use of brick. Chris Lattimer ('16), an Architecture major, received a Senior Travel and Research Grant to travel to Germany to research this transition....

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Student Spotlight: Anna de Bakker

Student Spotlight: Anna de Bakker

The thirteenth-century Low Countries saw many new religious communities. Anna de Bakker, a graduate student in the Medieval Institute, received a Graduate Break Travel and Research Grant to travel to Belgium over spring break to consider what these communities sang. Anna recently wrote to us about her experience:

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Student Spotlight: Antonia Schreier

Student Spotlight: Antonia Schreier

What comparisons can be drawn between the Madinat-al-Zahra and Alhambra palace complexes in their relationships between architecture, garden, and landscape? Antonia Schreier (‘16) received a Senior Travel and Research Grant to investigate their differing impacts on the Iberian Peninsula. Antonia recently wrote to us about her experience:

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Student Spotlight: Thomas Lis

Student Spotlight: Thomas Lis

How does an ethnic minority manage to establish control over a larger populace? History major Thomas Lis ('16) received a Senior Travel and Research Grant to travel to L'viv over spring break to study Polish-Ukrainian ethnic relations in the aftermath of World War I. Thomas recently wrote to us about his...

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