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PLS major turns fascination with King Arthur into unique senior thesis — an original, illustrated book

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Joan Becker, a senior majoring in the Program of Liberal Studies, has traveled to Germany, Belgium, France, and Wales to explore real-world places important to the Arthurian legends. Now, Becker is funneling her experiences abroad and in her PLS classes into a unique senior thesis — a handmade and hand-bound book about King Arthur, in the style of the first books printed in the late medieval era. 

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Theology, studio art, and Irish studies come together in undergraduate’s creative research project on Ireland’s holy wells

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

Junior Anja Renkes will bring her three academic disciplines together in an international research experience this summer at the Dublin Global Gateway in the Irish Internship Program. She plans to create paintings of Ireland’s holy wells — small springs with devotional significance — that capture the area’s landscape as pure gift from God.

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Notre Dame Graduate Students and Training Innovations Garner Recognition

Author: Trish Bredar

Notre Dame Graduate School’s innovations in graduate training garnered strong recognition at this year’s 75th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS), March 20-22 in St. Louis, Missouri. The meeting fostered discussions and workshops on the theme of “Changing Times: Challenges and Innovation in Graduate Education” with faculty and staff dedicated to graduate training from universities throughout the Midwest.

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Tue Apr 23, 2019

Thu Apr 25, 2019



Location: Snite Museum of Art

Surround yourself with the beauty and creativity of visual art and the spoken word during ArtWords. Produced and emceed by Pam Blair of the Poetry Den and University of Notre Dame student Jojo Lee, the evening will kick off with an open mic session (sign up opens 15 minutes before the program starts) and conclude with performances by poets from the community both on and off campus. Mingle with friends over light refreshments following the program.

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