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Undergraduate design student co-founds startup offering original, personalized songs

Author: Hailey Oppenlander

While many students stress about homework and exams, junior Nicholas Lampson juggles a college workload and running a startup. Lampson, a design major with a concentration in industrial design, is co-founder of Streetlight Creations, a company that allows customers to order personalized songs from a team of talented musicians that can be given as gifts to others.

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‘Cultural maintenance’: 2017 art history alumna restores classic works at Vatican Museums

Author: Andy Fuller

Sophia Bevacqua ’17, an art history major now serving a five-year fellowship at the Vatican Museums, works with seven laboratories dedicated to preserving and restoring the site’s vast collections. She is something of an intermediary in restoration projects. She works with the laboratories to determine which works of art will be restored, which methods will be used to do the work, and how much each project will cost. She then works to match upcoming restoration projects with benefaction from the museums’ pool of approximately 2,400 donors. She’s also working on an exhibition curated by Vatican Museums director Barbara Jatta of pieces that will tour major museums in the U.S.

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MFA student Shreejan Shrestha selected for 'Global Grad Show' in Dubai

Author: Nora Kenney

This week, Notre Dame graduate student Shreejan Shrestha travels to Dubai to showcase his work in the Global Grad Show, taking place November 12-17, 2018. Organized in partnership with the Investment Corporation of Dubai, the Global Grad Show is Dubai Design Week’s signature event, featuring 150 innovative projects and inventions selected for their potential to improve conditions for a variety of communities. With participants traveling to the show from institutions like Harvard, MIT, and the Royal College of Art, Shrestha joins an international cohort of artists, designers, and engineers applying creativity and talent in the service of the common good. 

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Sat Feb 16, 2019

Junior Parents Weekend

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Location: Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The College of Arts and Letters Showcase for Junior Parents Weekend will begin at 10 am on Saturday, February 16, with a presentation by Arts and Letters faculty in the Browning Cinema.  From 11:15 am to noon there will be an informal reception for parents and students to meet with faculty and other representatives from the College of Arts and Letters.

Junior Parents Weekend is focused on the Notre Dame family, enabling parents to become part of the academic, spiritual, social, and residential life of the University. It provides them with the chance to learn more about the people and places that comprise their son’s or daughter’s home away from home.

Events include an opening gala, collegiate workshops, hall luncheons, Mass, President’s Dinner, and a closing brunch. Most events require a ticket. 

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Thu Mar 7, 2019

Artful Yoga

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Relax and recharge through Artful Yoga at the Snite Museum of Art. Join yoga instructor Steve Krojniewski for this series of yoga classes that emphasizes the meditative frame of mind relevant both to experiencing a work of art and practicing yoga.

RecSports will provide mats, or you can bring your own. No water bottles please as we will be practicing surrounded by works of art.

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Thu Apr 4, 2019

Artful Yoga

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

Relax and recharge through Artful Yoga at the Snite Museum of Art. Join yoga instructor Steve Krojniewski for this series of yoga classes that emphasizes the meditative frame of mind relevant both to experiencing a work of art and practicing yoga.

RecSports will provide mats, or you can bring your own. No water bottles please as we will be practicing surrounded by works of art.

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