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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!

  • The John Roos Prize for the best senior thesis in the field of American Politics goes to Matthew Kearney for his thesis "Betting the House: Tracing the Relationship Between Public Policy and Personal Financial Uncertainty Faced by Mortgagors," advised by Amitava Dutt.

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

May 11, 2017, Renée LaReau

Asher Kaufman

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.

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

May 10, 2017, Catherine Behan

Amy Barrett

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.