News » Archives » 2015

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

Author: Sarah Snider

 

native_american_facebook_banner_version

Join MSPS in celebrating Native American Heritage Month!

We invite you to join in on any and all of these events happening on campus and in the community.


 

Insights in History: Potawatomi People's Travels and Resurgence

Wednesday, November 4, 1:30-3 pm at The History Museum, 808 W. Washington Street, South Bend, IN 46601

Read More

Welcome Home!

Author: Iris Outlaw

Welcome Home

Iris Outlaw

MSPS welcomes the Class of 2019 and returning students home.  The summer has passed too swiftly. In preparation for your arrival, I thought it pertinent to inform you of the significant changes that occurred. With the graduation of two of our student interns, sophomores, Dominic Acri and Lauren Hill will join MSPS this month.  We bid farewell to the MSPS Intern ReChard Peel, who began his graduate program at Grand Valley State University this fall.  Ashley Lunford , 2015 Purdue graduate, assumed the 2015 – 2016 MSPS Intern position coordinating our professional development and diversity education initiatives. Also, joining the MSPS Team is Sarah Snider as our graduate assistant.  You may see Alethea Tusher, last year’s graduate assistant, in the classroom as an instructor. Please stop by the office and welcome our new hires to our community.

Read More

Three questions with Gabriel Said Reynolds, Quran scholar

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Gabriel Said Reynolds

University of Notre Dame theologian Gabriel Reynolds studies the Quran and the interactions between Christians and Muslims. Academic courses taught by Reynolds include “Foundations of Theology,” “Islam and Christian Theology,” “The Qur’an and Its Relation to the Bible,” “The Holy Land” and “Islamic Origins.” He is the author of the forthcoming book “The Qurʾan in Conversation with the Bible: The Qurʾan Translation of Ali Quli Qaraʾi Annotated with Biblical Texts and Commentary.”

Read More

Notre Dame receives $1.6 million from Accenture to expand technology and opportunity in Uganda and South Africa

Author: Notre Dame News

Johannesburg, South Africa

The University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) has received $1.6 million from Accenture — one of the world’s leading professional services companies, with capabilities in consulting, strategy, digital, technology and operations — to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) project.

Read More

Iris Outlaw receives AABHE Exemplary Award for Public Service

Author: Notre Dame News

Iris Outlaw

The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) presented the AABHE Exemplary Award for Public Service to Iris Outlaw, director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services at the University of Notre Dame, at the 2015 AABHE National Conference in Charleston, South Carolina, on April 10. The AABHE Exemplary Public Service Award goes to those individuals whose public lives and careers have been superlative with regard to addressing broad policy issues relating to the welfare of black Americans.

Read More

Leo McWilliams

Author: Gene Stowe

The Minority Engineering Program: Helping students combine ethnic identity, Notre Dame identity

Leo McWilliams

Memphis native Leo McWilliams came to Notre Dame as an undergraduate in the late 1970s, earning a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1981, a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1982, and a master’s degree in electrical engineering in 1985. That was before the Minority Engineering Program (MEP

Read More