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Elizabeth Anthony '16 Grows Blended-Learning Initiatives for Notre Dame's Alliance for Catholic Education

Author: Elizabeth Anthony

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I developed an interest in education as the catalyst for reversing the poverty cycle during high school, so I entered Notre Dame with a hunger to learn more about education, both in the US and abroad. Soon, I became fascinated with blended learning – the hybrid of traditional education and interactive technology-based learning – through a series of happy accidents that have changed my life forever.…

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Daniel Kerekes '15 Explores His Interest in Medicine at Johns Hopkins

Author: Daniel Kerekes

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After graduating from Notre Dame with a degree in chemical engineering, I began my time as a medical student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. While I explored my math and engineering interests in my courses at Notre Dame, I delved into my interest in medicine during summer break. I took full advantage of the credibility and funding The Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program (HYSP) offered, and spent my summers working for a medical nonprofit at home and abroad, performing cancer biology bench science research in the United Kingdom, and carrying out breast cancer clinical research at the Mayo Clinic. In the end, my passion for medicine won out and I was off to medical school.…

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Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars CJ Pine and Jose Suarez Named Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Author: Sue Lister

Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar Caleb “C.J.” Pine has been named valedictorian of the 2017 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium.

Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar José Alberto Suárez, a computer science and engineering major, has been named salutatorian.…

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Jake Grefenstette ’16 Spending Year in Beijing Through Prestigious Yenching Scholar Program

Author: Megan Valley

Notre Dame theology major John “Jake” Grefenstette ’16 has been named a Yenching Scholar at Peking University in Beijing.

The globally competitive award provides Grefenstette with a full scholarship and stipend to pursue an interdisciplinary master’s degree in China studies at Peking’s new Yenching Academy.

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