News » Archives: May 2017

Senior Thesis Prize Winners

May 22, 2017, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to these students and faculty, and to all the students who wrote senior theses this year and to the faculty who advised them.

Asher Kaufman, historian of the Middle East, appointed director of Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

May 11, 2017, Renée LaReau

Kaufman, professor of history and peace studies, has been appointed the John M. Regan Jr. Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1. Kaufman, who joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2005, is an expert on border disputes and regional conflicts, specializing in the history and legacy of nationalism and colonialism in the Middle East. His research and teaching focus on the contested frontiers of Syria, Lebanon and Israel, and on Arab-Jewish relations more generally.

Professor Amy Barrett nominated to Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit

May 10, 2017, Catherine Behan

Amy Coney Barrett, Diane and M.O. Miller II Research Chair in Law and Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, was nominated Monday (May 8) to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit by President Donald Trump.

Important information for Commencement attendees

May 10, 2017, Sue Lister

With the participation of Vice President Mike Pence, additional security measures will be in place at Notre Dame’s 172nd University Commencement ceremony May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium.