Undergraduate Program News

Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

As a student-athlete, Rebecca Nunge, a science preprofessional studies (pre-med) major with a minor in peace studies and a senior outside hitter on the University of Notre Dame volleyball team, has spent most of her summers on campus — taking classes and training with teammates. But it was only recently...

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Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

For the second summer in a row, students and faculty from the University of Notre Dame converged with madrasa (Islamic seminary) graduates from India and Pakistan for two weeks of intensive teaching and dialogue in Dhulikhel, Nepal (an hour outside of Kathmandu). Drawn by Notre Dame’s Madrasa Discourses project, the...

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Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 37 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and four graduates of the peace studies doctoral dual degree program. 

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

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.

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Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

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...

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Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

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.

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2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

How an international economics and peace studies major found his mission — conducting research that helps refugees and Italian locals

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...

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How an international economics and peace studies major found his mission — conducting research that helps refugees and Italian locals

Moosa and Mirza to lead Madrasa Discourses winter intensive in Qatar

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.

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Moosa and Mirza to lead Madrasa Discourses winter intensive in Qatar

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!

The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!