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Congratulations to Corey Robinson!

Author: Debbie Kabzinski

Corey Robinson Named First-Team Academic All-America

Robinson is the first sophomore at an NCAA Division I institution to earn first-team Academic All-America honors since 2008. Read more Read More

Monteverdi Award 2015

Author: Debbie Kabzinski

Congratulations, to Domenic Canonico and Morganne Howell! You are the 2015 Monteverdi co-winners! Read More

New Biblical Chalk Drawings!

Author: Debbie Kabzinski

Riley McCurrie donated the beautiful Biblical chalk drawings for the PLS Office!!! Thank you Riley, we appreciate your amazing work!

"The Breath of Life"




"Felix Culpa"


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Finance Expert Traces Success to PLS Degree

Author: Mary Kate Martin

Despite knowing very little about finance at the time, Kevin Becker landed a choice position as an analyst at Morgan Stanley after he graduated from Notre Dame in 1988. Becker had majored in the Program of Liberal Studies and his academic background was centered on the Great Books, from Plato to Euclid to Dostoyevsky. That training in analytical thinking, he says, was exactly what Morgan Stanley wanted. Read More

Junior Samantha Lessen Awarded 2014 Monteverdi Prize

Author: Jonathan Warren

Samantha Lessen, a junior in the College of Arts and Letters, has been awarded the second annual Monteverdi Prize through Notre Dame’s Program of Liberal Studies (PLS). The Monteverdi Prize, a scholarship created by the Cioffi family for PLS juniors, will provide Lessen with funding to conduct research this summer for her senior thesis. As part of the prize, she will live at Monteverdi Tuscany, a hotel and center for the liberal arts in Italy, founded by PLS alumnus Michael Cioffi ’75. Read More