Sofia Carozza’s path has also been anything but traditional. A double major in neuroscience and theology, with an interdisciplinary minor in philosophy, politics, and economics at the University of Notre Dame, Carozza is deeply passionate about the intersection of neuroscience with the humanities. “The study of the brain helps you understand the human person, and has important implications for everything from our daily habits to how we approach social justice,” she says.
CJ Pine '17 was recognized in Forbes' list of 2017 commencement speeches that captured higher ed's biggest stories.…
Hesburgh-Yusko alumna Teresa Kennedy '16 was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship to Colombia.
Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program alum Teresa Kennedy '16 has been named a Yenching Scholar.
Scholars Natasha Reifenberg '18 and Lexi Doyle '17 published the article "El Salvador's proposal to increase jail sentences of women seeking abortions must be rejected" in the National Catholic Reporter.
Hesburgh-Yusko alumna Nicole Sganga '15 published an article for CBS News about a candidate for the DNC.
Senior Timothy Machasio published the article "On Pseudo-Excellence and Corruption in the Kenyan Education System" in The World Post.
Scholar Kyle Witzigman won a 2016-2017 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Vietnam.
Jake Grefenstette, won the prestigious Yenching Scholarship to pursue a graduate degree at Peking University in China.
Scholar Abby Davis '16 gave the 2016 valedictory address at the 2016 Commencement ceremony.
Hesburgh-Yusko alumna Kathleen Brennan is the recipient of a Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship.
Margaret Thomann, a sophomore Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar, is the only undergraduate at the University of Notre Dame to be awared a USAID Research and Innovation Fellowship.
Hesburgh-Yusko Scholars Program alumna Kathleen Brennan received an invitation from the Irish government to attend the Ireland 2016 Diaspora Gala Event in Dublin on March 16. She will join Professor Briona Nic Dhiarmada and other Notre Dame representatives as well as Irish President Higgins, dignitaries, Liam Neeson and many more at a red carpet event where the film version of 1916 The Irish Rebellion will premier.
HY Scholar Zoe Rae Rote was featured by the United Nations World Food Programme for her work with Notre Dame's World Hunger Coalition.