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Study abroad is "stronger than ever"

Ever since sending students home mid-semester in spring of 2020, Notre Dame’s study abroad team has been working to get students back into the program. Their efforts have been successful; upcoming study abroad numbers will exceed pre-pandemic enrollment. A total of 824 students studied abroad in the 2019-2020 academic school...
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NDI features stories of women who empower in the world of sustainability

"Sustainability is a way of understanding the world, recognizing the role each one of us plays in it as a part of an interconnected and complex web of societies, economies, and ecosystems," says Sofía Del Valle, a 2019 master of global affairs graduate in the Keough School of Global Affairs…
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First Chilean Fulbright Studies Home Country's 'New Normal'

Chile – once among the most prosperous and stable countries in Latin America – is at an inflection point. In October 2019, protests over a hike in public transit fares turned violent and escalated into mass demonstrations about deeper social and economic problems within the country: stagnant wages, the rising...
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A Semester, Interrupted: International Student Stories

As the pandemic first exploded in the United States in early spring, international students had to make a tough call: Should they find a way to stay on campus or return to their home countries to wait for the situation to resolve itself? The crisis intensified in many locations across...
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Meet Jaime Signoracci: NDI's travel security and risk management expert

In June 2014, a plane landed hard at the Kabul International Airport. It was after dark and the flight crew needed medical attention. The plane suffered damage, so the crew needed to stay overnight in Kabul until another aircraft could be flown in. Jaime Signoracci, who was only in her...
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Notre Dame, international since the beginning

Since its inception, the University of Notre Dame has been a global school.  It was founded by a French priest and brothers in 1842 with money raised in Europe, and as soon as 1850 was enrolling international students.  In the decades that followed, more than 100 students would come to...
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A stellar partnership

A collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile has faculty and students alike seeing stars.