Student Profiles

Glynn Scholar Matt Schoenbauer named 2018 Goldwater Scholar

Glynn Scholar Matt Schoenbauer named 2018 Goldwater Scholar

The scholarship, which is awarded annually by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation, covers the cost of tuition, fees, books and room and board up to $7,500 per year for one or two years.

Glynn Scholar Marissa Lucht to Present at TEDxUND 2018

Glynn Scholar Marissa Lucht to Present at TEDxUND 2018

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…” …

Notre Dame junior named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

Notre Dame junior named 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact

University of Notre Dame junior Prathm Juneja has been named a 2018 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact. Newman Civic Fellows actively address issues of inequality and political polarization and demonstrate the motivation and potential for effective long-term civic engagement. The fellowship lasts one year and provides training and resources that help students develop innovative and collaborative strategies for social change. The Fellowship was created to honor the legacy of education leader Frank Newman.…

Glynn Scholar, Aileen Markovitz, Upcoming Concerts

Glynn Scholar, Aileen Markovitz, Upcoming Concerts

Glynn Family Honors Scholar Aileen Markovitz, Soprano, will be performing during the informal "Fridays at Noon" concerts that take place in the new O'Neill Hall on February 23, 2018. In addition, Aileen's recital is scheduled for March 3 at 7:00 pm in the LaBar Recital Hall, where she will be accompanied by Elliot Smith on piano. The recital will feature songs by Debussy, Schubert, Boyle, and Mozart. …

How a philosophy major developed a passion for researching women’s rights in Latin America 

How a philosophy major developed a passion for researching women’s rights in Latin America 

One week into her senior year, Natasha Reifenberg headed to an academic health conference in El Salvador, presenting a policy brief based in research she had been involved in for the last two years. An opportunity usually reserved for distinguished academics, the trip was just one of many highlights in an outstanding undergraduate career that includes internships at the Global Fund for Women and United Nations Development Program and independent research opportunities centered around women’s issues and rights. Reifenberg attributes her accomplishments to her education in Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters — particularly her philosophy major.

Glynn Junior, Angela Pantell, Speaks at the United Nations

Glynn Junior, Angela Pantell, Speaks at the United Nations

Glynn junior, Angela Pantell, spoke at the United Nations this summer about her foundation that supports women in sustainable agriculture in the developing world. Angela Pantell - Global Young Voices

How work on a maple syrup farm, at the White House, and in the classroom prepared J.P. Bruno for a career in economic consulting

How work on a maple syrup farm, at the White House, and in the classroom prepared J.P. Bruno for a career in economic consulting

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The summer after his sophomore year, Notre Dame senior J.P. Bruno was packaging maple syrup, taking care of honeybees, and tending to an orchard on a biodynamic farm in Vermont. Three weeks later, he was sitting in the White House, interning for the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA) as part of a semester in the Notre Dame Washington Program. These contrasting experiences provided Bruno, an economics and applied and computational mathematics and statistics (ACMS) major, with an assortment of skills that eventually led him to developing his senior thesis and receiving a job offer in economic consulting at the beginning of his senior year.

FTT majors use film to bring criminal justice issues to light

FTT majors use film to bring criminal justice issues to light

Notre Dame seniors John Haley and Julia Szromba see documentaries as a powerful tool — to change policy, to change laws, and to change minds. The two film, television, and theatre (FTT) majors’ recently completed Respectfully, Tony, a short documentary that shines a light on the U.S.’s mass incarceration problem and challenges people to rethink their opinions of the death penalty. The film has now been selected for multiple film festivals across the country.

Division of Student Affairs recognizes outstanding student leaders

Division of Student Affairs recognizes outstanding student leaders

Student Leadership Awards

Seven students were recognized at the 31st annual Student Leadership Awards Banquet on April 10.

Alexis Doyle wins 2017 Wood Award

Alexis Doyle wins 2017 Wood Award

Alexis Doyle

The award is given to students who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community engagement.