2019 Nanovic Senior Awards

2019 Nanovic Senior Awards

Jennifer Yi received the Nanovic Institute Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Research in European Studies while Christian Brunner-Lopez was awarded the 2019 J. Robert Wegs Prize for the Best Minor in European Studies Capstone Essay.…

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Refugee Relief and Migration in the Western Balkans

Refugee Relief and Migration in the Western Balkans

Serbia is situated directly on a mass migration route from Asia to Europe. Since 2015, over a million people have taken this route on their way to such countries as Germany and Sweden. For a country of roughly 7.2 million, such a massive movement of people through its territory has...

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Student Spotlight: Alexandra Tatarian

Student Spotlight: Alexandra Tatarian

Alexandra Tatarian, a senior Science-Business major on the pre-medical track with a minor in Science, Technology, and Values, is passionate about pursuing her interests in the medical humanities. She visited Greece over the winter break with  Institute support to conduct an independent research project entitled "Greek Dealings with Death and the Potential...

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Migration Matters

Migration Matters

In his address to an international forum on migration and peace in 2017, Pope Francis reminded us that our principal response to migrants could be summarized in four simple verbs: “to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate.”…

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Freedom and Its Legacies

Freedom and Its Legacies

Elly Bleier ('20), from "Freedom of Thought," is the daughter of Robert "Rocky" Bleier ('68), captain of the Notre Dame football team in 1967. She recently spent a few minutes with the Institute reflecting on what it was like to grow up with her dad.

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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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Asylum in Austria

Asylum in Austria

This spring, the Institute funded a faculty-led seminar to Salzburg to explore the complex phenomenon of asylum seeking in Europe.

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Student Spotlight: Robert Myak

Student Spotlight: Robert Myak

In preparation for his senior thesis, Robert Myak recently traveled to Spain to investigate how the contention between modernity and the Catholic Church influenced the principal laic and ecclesiastical characters in Leopoldo Alas’s celebrated novel.

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Student Spotlight: Alex Kruszewski

Student Spotlight: Alex Kruszewski

How strong is the British economy in the immediate wake of Brexit? Sophomore Alex Kruszewski recently traveled to London to investigate what the financial markets could tell us on a Break Travel and Research Grant from the Nanovic Institute. 

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ND and Fulbright

ND and Fulbright

Distinguished US-Italian Fulbright Scholars reflect on "The Humanities in a Global Context" at a Nanovic gathering in Rome. Papers are online here.

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