Alexis Templeton, a 24-year-old activist known for her protest work during the 2014 Ferguson Uprising, has been named as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
An international economics major with a concentration in French and a supplementary major in peace studies, Brittany Ebeling has been named the 2018 Michel David-Weill Laureate, allowing her to pursue a fully funded two-year master’s degree program at the prestigious Paris Institute of Political Studies, or “Sciences Po.” The scholarship...
Notre Dame seniors Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage, both peace studies and political science majors, are serving as co-chairs of the Student Peace Conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes for the conference, the importance of peace studies and what they’ve learned through the planning process.
From the capital of Uganda, to American Indian reservations, to museums across the country, Notre Dame students travel around the world to carry out academic projects with help from the College of Arts and Letters’ Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program. With UROP’s financial support, students are able to engage in on-site research...
Last summer, Francesco Tassi, a senior international economics and peace studies major, spent 10 to 15 days each in six small Italian towns, studying the refugee experience from the Italian Alps to the beaches in Sicily, thanks to a Kellogg Institute for International Studies grant and funding from the Nanovic Institute’s Vill...
University of Notre Dame faculty Ebrahim Moosa, professor of Islamic studies, and Mahan Mirza, professor of the practice, will lead 45 madrasa students in Doha, Qatar, Dec. 25 on a seven-day exploration of the tensions and harmonies between traditional Islamic thought and the scientific and technological advances of modernity.
Notre Dame senior Sarah Tomas Morgan has always had an interest in global issues. And the College of Arts and Letters has enabled her to explore that passion through her coursework and a variety of international and internship experiences. Coming into her first year, Tomas Morgan intended on majoring in political...
The 2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference Committee announces this year’s conference, "Toward Justpeace: Exploring the Intersections of Justice and Peace," sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
Rising senior Bridget Rickard, a Philosophy and Peace Studies major with a minor in the Catholic Social Tradition, has just concluded a trifecta of internships.
Sarah Bueter, with successive internships now under her belt, has returned to campus for her senior year as a Peace Studies and Theology major with a minor in the Catholic Social Tradition.
Madrasa Discourses and Notre Dame students plunged headlong into discussions of secularism, gender equity, and fundamentalism at the July Summer Intensive.
Junior Rebecca Blais, a political science major and peace studies minor from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar.
The University of Notre Dame is sending nine students abroad to address pressing global development challenges through research as part of a grant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Meet the co-chairs of the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, an annual event organized by students for students, where they can share their research and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.
The 2017 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference Committee announces "Pathways to Peace,” scheduled for March 31-April 1, 2017, at the University of Notre Dame.
The University of Notre Dame’s 2016 Student Peace Conference will take place on April 8–9, 2016, at the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.