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Applications for the Naughton Fellowships now open

The University of Notre Dame has opened its annual competition for the Naughton Fellowships. The prestigious international fellowships provide funding for exceptional students with an aptitude for the STEM disciplines to complete research or study in Ireland or at Notre Dame (ND).
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New Report: Notre Dame is #2 in the nation for study abroad participation

The University of Notre Dame’s commitment to internationalization continues to be recognized on a national level, as the University moves up in the rankings for study abroad participation. The Institute for International Education ranks Notre Dame second among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation during 2016-2017.…
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A Rose by another name

Rose Pupel is a rising senior at Notre Dame, majoring in economics and minoring in Irish studies. Originally from Mahwah, New Jersey, Rose spent a semester studying in Dublin tracing her Irish roots to the birthplace of her great-grandmother. She writes about how a study abroad experience allowed her to...
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Catholic education around the globe

In mid-March, the Rome Global Gateway hosted the “Global Catholic Education and Integral Human Development Conference”. This conference addressed a growing international need and expanding research interest in the under-explored arena of international Catholic education and integral human development. Scholars from the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies…...
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2018 Naughton Fellowship awardees announced

The Naughton Fellowship program allows students with a background in, or aptitude for, STEM fields to experience international research and educational opportunities through a funded exchange program involving Notre Dame and some of Ireland’s leading research universities.
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An American in Ireland

The winter wind on Achill Island began to carry a soft Irish rain, so we ducked inside the nearest church. The weathered stone building was cool, but dry, and that special kind of quiet I’ve only ever found in empty churches. The tall arched windows let in a gentle gray...
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Notre Dame moves up to #3 in the nation for study abroad participation

The Institute for International Education ranked the University of Notre Dame third among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation in study abroad during the academic year 2015-16. This represents an increase from the University’s ranking of #4 last year in the annual Open Doors report.

Students embrace summer study abroad programs

This past summer, some students set their sights beyond the United States. Some turned to China, Israel or the United Kingdom. Others looked to Russia, Ireland or South Africa. A handful focused on France, Brazil or Italy.

Notre Dame to dedicate new center in Connemara, Ireland

The new Notre Dame Center at Kylemore Abbey in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland, will be dedicated on Aug. 25 (Thursday) with a Mass in the abbey’s Gothic Chapel, an academic convocation and a blessing of the center’s headquarters in Kylemore’s Saint Joseph Hall.