Notre Dame, University of São Paulo collaboration continues with forum on freedom of speech
Freedom of speech is a relatively new concept in Brazil, guaranteed in the 1988 constitution after years of dictatorship. But it’s under attack in the country, mirroring an erosion throughout the rest of the world, according to journalists, human rights advocates and legal scholars who gathered Nov. 8 for the...
New Report: Notre Dame is #2 in the nation for study abroad participation
The University of Notre Dame’s commitment to internationalization continues to be recognized on a national level, as the University moves up in the rankings for study abroad participation. The Institute for International Education ranks Notre Dame second among doctorate-granting universities for undergraduate participation during 2016-2017.…
Notre Dame to bring Michiana organizations, Latin American entrepreneurs together for third year
The University of Notre Dame will welcome 14 new business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.
Notre Dame partners with University of São Paulo for law conference
In October 2017, the University partnered with the University of São Paulo for a law conference on the theme of rule of law and anti-corruption. Faculty from the Notre Dame law school, Kellogg’s Institute for International Studies, and Department of Political Science participated in the event.…
Fr. Jenkins reflects: Our compass points south
In March 2016, Fr. John Jenkins, C.S.C. visited São Paulo to open the São Paulo Global Center (SPGC). It was part of a six-day trip to three South American countries in 2016 to help strengthen Notre Dame's presence in academic, Church, and government sectors. …
Jim Aviles, ’82, and Milena de Goes establish LL.M. fellowship for Brazilian students
On March 11, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., proudly announced a $1 million gift from 1982 alumnus Jim Aviles and Milena de Goes. The gift will support Brazilian students seeking an LL.M. degree from the Law School.
Notre Dame makes additions to Fellows and Board
A new Fellow of the University and eight new members of the Board of Trustees were elected at the spring meetings of the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees on May 1 and 2. Five members of the Board also were elevated to emeritus status.
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro receives Notre Dame award
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., presented the Notre Dame Award to Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro at a ceremony Oct. 2 (Monday) in São Paulo for his courageous efforts to preserve the “nation’s integrity through his steadfast, unbiased application of the law.”
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro to serve as Notre Dame’s 2018 Commencement speaker
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at Notre Dame’s 173rd commencement ceremony May 20. Moro is a federal judge in the southern city of Curitiba who has gained international recognition and commendation in recent years for his sentencing of powerful Brazilian politicians and...