'Mamalogues' to present womens' stories

May 22, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

When Noelle Elliott experienced postpartum depression following the birth of her second child, she initially hesitated to share her struggle, feeling it would somehow make her a less-than-perfect mom.

But one evening, over dinner with several girlfriends, she finally opened up and shared what she was going through. And she listened to what her friends had to say.…

Attend ND Explores STEM during the 2019 Reunion on campus

May 22, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

ND Explores Stem

Notre Dame Research in coordination with the College of Science and the College of Engineering will participate in the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion event on Friday, May 31, 2019 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Three Arts and Letters professors named ACLS fellows

May 12, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Two historians and one theologian among 81 fellows named from more than 1,100 applicants in the 2019 award cycle. ACLS awardees are selected for excellence in the humanities and humanistic social sciences, and the fellowships support six to 12 months of full-time research and writing. Notre Dame winners include Yury P. Avvakumov, associate professor of theology; Katie Jarvis, assistant professor of history; and Emily Remus, assistant professor of history.

Winners of Undergraduate Writing Awards

May 01, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Congratulations to Brooke Littman and Lia Rocchino.

2019 recipient of Philip L. Quinn Gender Studies Essay Award
Brook Littman (Major: Film, Television, and Theatre, Supplementary Major: Pre-Health Studies)
“Harold, They’re Lesbians”; A Semiotic and Queer Analysis of A Letter to Three Wives
Written for Critical Approaches to Screen Cultures/Professor Pam Wojcik…

GSU Teaching Award Winners

May 01, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Congratulations to our Graduate Minors: Trish Bredar, Catherine Brix, Colleen Mitchell

Teaching Award Winner

Lauren Trichtinger, Psychology


Teaching Award Honorable Mention

Trish Bredar, English

Niraja Suresh, Biology


Instructor Award Winner

Catherine Brix, Romance Languages & Literatures


Instructor Award Honorable Mention

Q&A with Terence McDonnell

May 01, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Eck Institute for Global Health faculty member, Terence McDonnell, Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Concurrent Associate Professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs, shares details about his global health research from a social science lens and what he finds to be the most gratifying moment while training students.

Jason Ruiz awarded Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship to support work on Latinx murals of Pilsen

April 18, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Ruiz awarded Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship.

Two Notre Dame faculty elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Declan Kiberd and Dianne Pinderhughes have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers. 

Affiliated Faculty News

April 09, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

Marianne Tarcov joins the Gender Studies Affiliate Faculty. She currently is a Visiting Professor in East Asian Languages and Cultures teaching Japanese Literature and Language. Please join us in welcoming her to the Gender Studies Program.…

Congratulations to our 2019-20 Teaching Apprentices

April 08, 2019 • Categories: Alumni and Students

The Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce that Brianna McCaslin (Sociology PhD student, minor in Gender Studies) and Laura Ortiz Mercado (English PhD student, minors in Gender Studies and Screen Cultures) will serve as the Teaching Apprentices for the 2019-20 academic year. As Teaching Apprentices, they will TA for the Introduction to Gender Studies in Fall 2019 and co-teach the course in Spring 2020. Please join us in congratulating them!…