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Video: Students Find Summer Language Abroad Program Transformative

Author: Arts and Letters

Whether they camped with Bedouins in the Jordanian desert, visited ancient temples in Japan, hiked around the Black Forest of Germany, or took a road trip to the beaches of Ecuador, the alumni of the University of Notre Dame’s Summer Language Abroad (SLA) grant program agree on one thing: their experience was completely transformative. Read More

Student conference to explore collaboration in international human development

Author: Anna Kottkamp and Margot Morris

Human Development Conference 2013

The fifth annual Human Development Conference at the University of Notre Dame will bring together hundreds of students and guests from Notre Dame and universities as far away as Uganda to share their research experiences in the developing world and discuss the meaning of authentic human development from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.

This year’s theme, “In the Field: Cultivating Collaboration and Innovation,” seeks to explore the multifaceted nature of conducting research in international development, in which people from all academic disciplines must work with each other and with local communities in order to promote change. Read More

Nelson Mark Named Acting Director of Institute for Asia and Asian Studies

Author: Kate Cohorst

Notre Dame economist Nelson Mark has been appointed acting director of the University’s Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. The appointment is effective immediately and runs through July 1, 2014. “As acting director, I am eager to help develop research and academic programming that drive collaborative scholarship on the many interdisciplinary issues that confront Asia,” says Mark, the Alfred C. DeCrane Jr. Professor of International Economics. Read More

Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business announces new master’s program for non-business undergrads

Author: Carol Elliott

Mendoza blue banner reads: University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business

Beginning June 2013, students earning bachelor’s degrees in science, English, philosophy and other non-business disciplines will have a new option for gaining a graduate business degree from the University of Notre Dame.

The Mendoza College of Business will launch its Master of Science in Business (MSB), an intense, yearlong program intended for individuals with little or no work experience. The aim of the program is to bridge a student’s undergraduate work with its application in a business context by providing fundamental business knowledge and skills. Read More