Notre Dame Marketing Professor John F. Sherry Jr.’s article on how toymaker Mattel fostered a lifestyle around its high-end American Girl dolls has won the 2011 William R. Davidson Honorable Mention Award from the Journal of Retailing, in which the article appeared in 2009.
Two Notre Dame professors—historian Thomas F.X. Noble and theologian Eugene Ulrich—have been awarded National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowships for 2011-12. Notre Dame has been awarded 44 NEH fellowships between 1999 and 2011—more than any other university in the country.
Ten Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
The University of Notre Dame has been selected as one of 115 institutions in higher education to receive the 2010 Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement.
Notre Dame will launch a master’s of science in global health degree program this fall. The program will provide basic science-centric training in the emerging field of global health.
Eleven leaders of the nation’s largest corporations earned their degrees from Notre Dame, which ranks the University at No. 8 in the U.S. News & World Report study of the educational backgrounds of 2010’s Fortune 500 CEOs.
Responding to continued student demand for graduate-level courses in the languages and cultures at the foundation of Western civilization, Notre Dame is launching a new master’s degree program in classics.