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Senior Prathm Juneja named 2019 Truman Scholar

Senior Prathm Juneja named 2019 Truman Scholar

Author: Erin Blasko

Notre Dame senior Prathm Juneja, of South Bend, Indiana, has been named a 2019 Truman Scholar. Juneja is among 62 students—mostly juniors but also seniors in five-year degree programs—selected for the honor from a pool of 840 candidates from 346 colleges and universities nationwide.

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Notre Dame team wins ACC Debate Championship

Notre Dame team wins ACC Debate Championship

Author: Erin Blasko

Two members of the University of Notre Dame Debate Team — freshman Patrick Aimone and sophomore Conrad Palor — took first place Saturday (April 6) in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Debate Championship in Washington, D.C.

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For anthropology major Grace Garvey, exploring other disciplines is key to research success

For anthropology major Grace Garvey, exploring other disciplines is key to research success

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Grace Garvey’s academic curiosity isn’t confined to one subject area. Her interest in human migration manifests in all sorts of different disciplines. She’s an anthropology major who is working closely with an American studies professor on her senior thesis. For her capstone project in the Hesburgh Program in Public Service, she partnered with an economics major. And her coursework while studying abroad in Ireland focused on global perspectives on migration and archaeology. “The world isn't just one discipline — it's a nexus of all these different studies,” she said. “So a liberal arts education is more realistic to the type of knowledge that you need to have moving forward when you graduate.”

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Glynn Senior, Kristin Andrejko, Published in Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease

Glynn Senior, Kristin Andrejko, Published in Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease

Author: Kolda, Chris

  Congratulations go out to Glynn senior Kristin Andrejko for being first author on a review article recently published in the journal Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease. The article, co-authored by Kristin while she was interning at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this past summer, reviews the evidence on the safety of a malaria prophylaxis drug during pregnancy. 

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Army ROTC cadet blends history and political science research to study causes of human trafficking in home state

Army ROTC cadet blends history and political science research to study causes of human trafficking in home state

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Senior Mary Ninneman has been to Thailand, Greece, and Washington, D.C., studying the causes and effects of human trafficking — and those experiences inspired her to further study the issue in the place she knows best. A history and political science major, Army ROTC cadet, and member of the Glynn Family Honors Program, Ninneman’s four years of academic, internship, and international experiences have culminated in a senior thesis analyzing how the issue she’s most passionate about impacts her home state of Nebraska.

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Glynn Senior Sofia Carozza Named 2019 Marshall Scholar

Glynn Senior Sofia Carozza Named 2019 Marshall Scholar

Author: Erin Blasko

Congratulations to Sofia Carozza, a senior in the Glynn Family Honors Program, for having been named one of Notre Dame’s two 2019 Marshall Scholars! Carozza, of South Bend, Indiana, will study neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. She is one of 10 Notre Dame students awarded one of the prestigious open-discipline British scholarships — Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Gates Cambridge — since 2013.…

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A letter from the co-directors

A letter from the co-directors

Author: Chris Kolda and Paul Weithman

Dear alumni of the Glynn Family Honors Program, we are pleased to send you this new e-newsletter that highlights just a few of the activities and achievements of the students who are currently studying in, or who just graduated from, the Glynn Family Honors Program at the University of Notre Dame.

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From studying monkey fur to analyzing dietary patterns in India, anthropology research proves formative for Glynn Scholar

From studying monkey fur to analyzing dietary patterns in India, anthropology research proves formative for Glynn Scholar

Author: Carrie Gates

In anthropology, “snowball sampling” refers to growing the number of participants in a research study by asking subjects to refer friends and acquaintances. For senior Candice Park, it was her research experiences at Notre Dame that snowballed, as each opportunity led her to the next — culminating in her senior thesis for the Department of Anthropology.

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Glynn Scholars Win Library Research Awards

Glynn Scholars Win Library Research Awards

Author: Jane Kraemer

Congratulations to Glynn Family Honors Program seniors Tim Seida and Laura Neis on winning Undergraduate Library Research Awards in the Senior and Honors Thesis category. Tim received First Prize and Laura received an Honorable Mention. …

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Elsa Barron Receives the S.N. Bose Scholarship

Elsa Barron Receives the S.N. Bose Scholarship

Author: Jane Kraemer

Elsa Barron, a rising sophomore in the Glynn Family Honors Program, received the S.N. Bose Scholarship for study in Bangalore,India, this summer at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc). IISc is supported by Winstep Forward and the Indian government via IUSSTF, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum based at the Fulbright House in New Delhi. Elsa is a biological sciences major, and she will be working on a project considering the role of microtubules and mitochondria in cell division in yeast. She will also be in Nepal for 2 weeks with the Madrasa Discourses Program, a part of Notre Dame's Contending Modernities Project. This project involves discussions with Islamic leaders from Indian and Pakistan on modern advances in technology and thought and how they fit into the Islamic Church.…

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Glynn Scholar Marissa Lucht to Present at TEDxUND 2018

Glynn Scholar Marissa Lucht to Present at TEDxUND 2018

Author: Jane Kraemer

TEDxUND 2018 is designed both to spread great ideas in the mission of TED and to showcase the ideas and talents of the Notre Dame community. Glynn Senior and Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics major Marissa Lucht will be one of the presenters on April 28, keeping with the TED mission to “foster learning, inspiration, and wonder” and our TEDxUND 2018 theme: "Dare to…” …

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