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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.


Peter Harrison to Lecture on "Religious Origins in Modern Science?"

April 21, 2016

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The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) and the History and Philosophy of Science Program are pleased to announce a public lecture by Peter Harrison, Australian Laureate Fellow and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Queensland, Australia, entitled "Religious Origins in Modern Science?" 

The lecture will begin at 4:30 pm on Monday, April 25 in 155 DeBartolo Hall.

In addition to his public lecture, Professor Peter Harrison will offer undergraduate, graduate, and faculty seminars on his recent book The Territories of Science and Religion (Chicago, 2015). Questions regarding Professor Harrison's lecture or book seminars may be directed to Carolyn Sherman at the NDIAS (574-631-1305;