Notre Dame’s annual Rome Seminar brings together graduate students and junior faculty members from around the world to learn from top scholars and interact with peers at the University’s Rome Global Gateway. Sponsored by the Italian Studies at Notre Dame program and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the seminar’s interdisciplinary topic changes each year.
A Notre Dame undergraduate and a master’s degree student have been awarded the Dante Society of America’s two top student essay awards, which the Society has been presenting annually since 1887. Dale Lobo ’16, a science pre-professional major and theology minor, won the Dante Prize for best undergraduate essay related to the life or works of Dante, the renowned Italian poet. Thomas Graff, who received his master’s in Italian studies at Notre Dame this spring, won the Charles Hall Grandgent Award for best essay on Dante by a graduate student.
Every year, the Notre Dame Career Center hosts Arts and Letters Career Conversations, an event offering students the chance to network with and receive career advice from alumni in a wide variety of industries. Sixteen alumni—including leaders in the management consulting, communications, nonprofit, and health care fields—attended the 2016 event and shared their experiences with current students. Here is some advice from three of them.
This past October 2016 was the opening of the traveling exhibit of Art in Motion: Guayasamin's Ecuador Unframed in Geneva, Switzerland. Carlos A. Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Anthropology and Tatiana Botero, Associate Teaching Professor of Spanish, traveled to participate in the opening exhibit and its accompanying conference and teacher workshop planned and organized by Valeria Wagner, Dolores Phillipps-López and Aline Helg. Sylvie Fournier curated the beautiful, dynamic and modern exhibit. On October 12th…