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Theology student wins Graduate School's Shaheen Award

Author: Nora Kenney

The Graduate School honored four graduating doctoral students with Shaheen Awards at its commencement ceremony — including two from the College of Arts and Letters. This year’s winners boast cutting-edge research accomplishments in their fields, as well as notable publication records, national recognition, talent for teaching and mentorship, and dedication to the community. Read More

Connections between Quran and Bible illuminated in new commentary

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Gabriel Said Reynolds — University of Notre Dame professor of Islamic studies and theology — shows in his newest publication, The Qur’an & the Bible: Text and Commentary, that the connections between the sacred texts of Islam, Christianity, and Judaism run deep. Read More

The Very Reverend Fr. Daniel Findikyan new Diocesan Primate

Author: Melody Kesler

The Very Reverend Fr. Daniel Findikyan elected as the new Diocesan Primate for the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America. Fr. Findikyan was an adjunct professor for the Department of Theology teaching Eastern Liturgies from 2001 until 2015. Additional information on Fr. Findikyan's election can be found here. Read More

Margaret Pfeil chosen to receive the Rev. William A. Toohey, C.S.C. Award for Social Justice

Author: Melody Kesler

Margaret (Margie) Pfeil has been chosen to receive the Rev. William A. Toohey, C.S.C. Award for Social Justice. The award was established to honor the memory of a Holy Cross Priest who served as director of Campus Ministry. The Rev. William A. Toohey, C.S.C. Award for Social Justice is given to a member of the Notre Dame faculty who has dedicated himself or herself to teaching and research that emphasize the social justice dimension of the Gospel in an exemplary way. Dr. Pfeil will be recognized at the President's Dinner for faculty on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Read More

Todd Walatka chosen for Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Author: Melody Kesler

Todd Walatka has been chosen to receive one of the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award established in 2007 honors faculty members who have had a profound influence on undergraduate students through sustained exemplary teaching at Notre Dame. Dr. Walatka will be recognized at the 2018 Commencement Exercises. Read More