News

Report reveals Colombian Peace Agreement’s gender perspective is innovative, but seeing delays

Author: Hannah Heinzekehr

A new report published on October 31 reveals that stipulations in Colombia’s Peace Accord centered on gender equality and women’s rights are being implemented, but more slowly than other provisions within the accord. The report was published by Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, in collaboration with the Swedish Embassy, the Women’s International Democratic Federation (FDIM) and UN Women.

Read More about Report reveals Colombian Peace Agreement’s gender perspective is innovative, but seeing delays

MFA student Shreejan Shrestha selected for ‘Global Grad Show’ in Dubai

Author: Nora Kenney

This week, Notre Dame graduate student Shreejan Shrestha travels to Dubai to present his work in the Global Grad Show, taking place Nov. 12-17. Organized in partnership with the Investment Corporation of Dubai, the Global Grad Show is Dubai Design Week’s signature event, featuring 150 innovative projects and inventions selected for their potential to improve conditions for a variety of communities. Shrestha, who is a third-year industrial design student in the master of fine arts (MFA) program, is showcasing a piece called “Arclite.”

Read More about MFA student Shreejan Shrestha selected for ‘Global Grad Show’ in Dubai

Notre Dame ranked No. 2 in the nation for study abroad participation

Author: Colleen Wilcox

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 of International Education ranks Notre Dame second among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation during 2016-2017. By the time they graduate, 73.7 percent of Notre Dame undergraduate students will have participated in study abroad.

Read More about Notre Dame ranked No. 2 in the nation for study abroad participation

New episode of With a Side of Knowledge podcast features Notre Dame’s Matt Cashore

Author: Ted Fox

With a Side of Knowledge is a podcast produced by the Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame. The third episode of season two, “On Photography and When Lightning Strikes,” was released Thursday, Nov. 15, and features Notre Dame photographer Matt Cashore.

Read More about New episode of With a Side of Knowledge podcast features Notre Dame’s Matt Cashore

Pilot program to create cyberinfrastructure model for National Science Foundation facilities

Author: Brandi Klingerman

Researchers from Notre Dame will contribute expertise to a pilot project to create a model and strategic plan for a Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence, helping to establish best practices for cyberinfrastructure development that can then be applied to the National Science Foundation’s large research facilities.

Read More about Pilot program to create cyberinfrastructure model for National Science Foundation facilities