2012 Newsletter

College of Arts and Letters launches international economics major

Linguistic and cultural fluency is an increasingly important asset in business. To address the growing demand for professionals who can both understand and help shape the world market, the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters has created a new major in international economics.
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Romance Languages and Literatures Teams With Cambridge

A partnership between the University of Cambridge and Notre Dame’s Italian program in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures is giving graduate students at both institutions the opportunity to work directly with leading scholars in their areas of interest.
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Alumna Reports From the Heart of the Vatican

Elizabeth Simari, a College of Arts and Letters alumna from 2008, crosses Saint Peter’s Square on the way to and from work, shops at the Vatican’s grocery store, and has even had the Pope drop by her office.
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Bringing the Unknown to Light: Faculty Research Overlooked French Writing

Two professors of French and Francophone studies in Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures are bringing recognition to little-known literature of the past and present.
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