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The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports research that is directed toward, or extends inquiry to include, ultimate questions and questions of value, especially as they engage the Catholic intellectual tradition. Read More.

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Call for 2016-2017 Undergraduate Research Assistants

August 03, 2016


The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study invites highly-motivated students to apply to be Undergraduate Research Assistants for 2016-2017. Those students who are selected will work side-by-side with top scholars on questions that transcend disciplinary boundaries. The online application is available now on the NDIAS website, and the application deadline is Wednesday, August 17, 2016. Students will be informed of selection decisions no later than Monday, August 22.

Meet Our 2016-2017 Class of Fellows!

July 01, 2016

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Get to know the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study's 2016-2017 Class of Fellows!


2015-2016 Year in Review Issue of NDIAS Quarterly Now Available!

June 07, 2016


The 2015-2016 Year in Review issue of the NDIAS Quarterly is now available, featuring scholarly discourse, Institutional news, and the ongoing research of our current and alumni fellows.This issue of the NDIAS Quarterly features contributions from Vanessa Davies, Celia Deane-Drummond, Tomáš Halík, David Bentley Hart, and Laurent Lafforgue, among many others. To view the digital edition, click here. To receive a print version of the quarterly please subscribe here.

Dive into Notre Dame Research during the Alumni Reunion on June 3

May 23, 2016

Notre Dame Research will be participating in the Alumni Association’s Annual Reunion event on the first Friday of June on the third floor of the Main Building. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., the dome will be open to tours, where several offices will open their doors to alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the University. Additionally, other buildings on campus will also be open for tours throughout the day.

Tracing the Words of an Ancient Preacher

May 10, 2016


Augustine of Hippo is recognized as one of the most important church fathers and greatest thinkers of Christianity. While many theologians and philosophers study his work, Hildegund Müller, associate professor of classics and associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, takes a different approach to reading Augustine’s texts.