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Fellow Research Honored in Milan

Fellow Research Honored in Milan

Nanovic Fellow Robert R. Coleman, Professor Emeritus of Italian Renaissance and Baroque Art History, Department of Art, Art History and Design was admitted as academicus to the Classe di Studi Borromaici of the Academy of the Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan this fall.

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Faculty Spotlight: John Deak

Faculty Spotlight: John Deak

Funded in part by the Institute, Nanovic Fellow John Deak (History) published an article recently in The American Historical Review. In the following interview, Professor Deak discusses his paper and his latest research on the history of the Habsburg Empire.

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Life in Nanovic Hall

Life in Nanovic Hall

Before the move in late July, Institute staff anticipated that foot traffic in the Institute would likely increase. This has been the case by several orders of magnitude, but the Institute did not anticipate just how busy the rest of the first floor of Nanovic Hall would be. 

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The lasting impact of Martin Luther and the Reformation

The lasting impact of Martin Luther and the Reformation

Brad S. Gregory, the Dorothy G. Griffin Professor of Early Modern European History at the University of Notre Dame and Fellow of the Nanovic Institute, explains how Martin Luther's 95 Theses eventually, but unintentionally, led to a world of modern capitalism, polarizing politics and more.

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Visiting Scholars: Lunches & Lectures in November

Visiting Scholars: Lunches & Lectures in November

Two visiting scholars join the Nanovic Institute for the fall semester: Tomasz Sieniow from John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland and Sophia Opatska from the Lviv Business School.  They will each present a lunchtime lecture based on their research during the month of November.

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Completion of Nanovic Hall brings social sciences students and faculty together

Completion of Nanovic Hall brings social sciences students and faculty together

Nanovic Hall, the state-of-the-art new home to the Departments of Economics, Political Science, and Sociology, their affiliated centers and programs, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, includes laboratory and research spaces, classrooms, and offices, all designed to encourage interaction between faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students. It features a soaring, three-story forum to be...

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Student Spotlight: Beverly Kyalwazi

Student Spotlight: Beverly Kyalwazi

How do British junior doctors help ensure their voices are heard regarding working conditions that are optimal for patient care? Aspiring physician, Beverly Kyalwazi (’17), recently traveled to London to learn more and found the process can be challenging when trade unions, medicine, and governments intersect.

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Student Spotlight: Stacy Sivinski

Student Spotlight: Stacy Sivinski

Stacy Sivinsky, a doctoral candidate in English, receive a Nanovic Institute's graduate professionalization grant to travel to England to attend a George Egerton conference at Loughborough University and interact with other New Woman scholars.

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Student Spotlight: Michael Rossetti

Student Spotlight: Michael Rossetti

Master of Divinity student, Michael Rossetti, recently returned from Siena, Italy where he served the elderly and disabled, and grew in his Italian conversational skills as well. He recently wrote to us about his experience on La dolce vita è una vita di misericordia (or the sweet life is a life...

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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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Visiting Scholars: Summer 2017

Visiting Scholars: Summer 2017

Marcela Andoková Comenius University of Bratislava, Slovak Republic Faculty of Arts, Department of Classical and Semitic Philology Marcela's research areas include classical philology, early-Christian and patristic studies, ancient and modern rhetoric. Her focus this July will be “The Ambivalence of Augustine’s Rhetoric in Relation to the Jews” as well as...

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Student Spotlight: Lea Hix

Student Spotlight: Lea Hix

The Physician Assistant (PA) is now known as the 3rd best job in the U.S., but is still relatively unknown in most countries. Lea Hix (’17) investigates the early stages of PA implementation in Germany, a key step to global prevalence of this profession.

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