The University of Notre Dame donated more than 8 tons of food to Cultivate Food Rescue during the recently completed home football season, or about 2,300 pounds per game, helping to battle hunger and reduce food waste in the local community.
Key into Public Service scholars receive a $5,000 undergraduate scholarship, along with the opportunity for in-person training, mentoring and reflection on pathways into active citizenship.
The donated equipment, representing excess and available items from labs that are now in temporary hibernation because of the coronavirus, includes thousands of gloves, face masks, face shields, isolation gowns, hoods/paper head covers and bodysuits.
Robinson Shakespeare Company members, ranging in age from 8 to 18, record videos of themselves washing their hands while reciting monologues of at least 20 seconds in length, then invite others to do the same with the hashtag #ShakespeareChallenge.
Notre Dame was 23rd among all research institutions with 15 Fulbright students for the current academic year.
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has again recognized the University with the Community Engagement classification, citing excellent alignment among the University’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices in support of “dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.”
Maria McKenna and Richard Pierce have been appointed co-directors of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, a scholar leaders program supporting first-generation college students who demonstrate great promise in the face of challenging life circumstances.
The Gilman Scholarship is a U.S. State Department grant program that enables students of limited means to study or intern abroad.
As a kid growing up in Council Bluffs, Iowa, west of Omaha, Teayanna Leytham developed an early interest in math and science. That later blossomed into a love of engineering after she took an introduction to engineering class and joined the robotics team in high school.
Now, the rising sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, who, before March, had never traveled outside of the U.S., is headed overseas to study in Scotland.…