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Media Releases 2015



December
31 December Graduation Ceremonies 2015
17 December Passion for optimal health for first peoples drives aspiring nurse
16 December Notre Dame Graduates called to transform communities where they live and work
14 December Delivering educational equality to students in the global classroom
14 December Notre Dame graduates called to transform communities where they live and work
10 December Helping school leavers decide on their future directions
10 December Law academic attends World Catholic Education congress in Vatican City
8 December Notre Dame welcomes Professor Elaine Pavlos as new Nursing & Midwifery Dean in Fremantle
7 December Looking beyond bush foods and dot art in the classroom
7 December Student films head to the big screen
5 December Kenya Immersion Project recognised as a benchmark in University teaching programs
4 December Help preserve St Benedict’s - Australia’s oldest consecrated Catholic Church

November
30 November Student street art film showcases on Perth screens
27 November Spin your career in the right direction
26 November Institute Director wins research grant in health care ethics education
25 November Crossing the 1945 divide explored in new book
25 November Introduction of day fines system to reduce jail rates
20 November Notre Dame Nursing student honoured for saving a life
19 November New program seeks improved student education in mental health
19 November Double the recognition for Head of Anatomy
13 November Making a difference to the lives of children with burn injuries
12 November Mother and son share graduation stage
11 November Notre Dame student to represent WA at international diabetes conference
9 November Notre Dame academic named finalist in prestigious Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards
6 November Taxation Law opens industry doors for students
4 November Building blocks to a better legal framework for construction sector
4 November Challenges to the free exercise of religious faith in Australia
4 November School of Law Mentoring Program is a winner
2 November Notre Dame to teach International Baccalaureate in NSW first
2 November Notre Dame grad tops her class at WA Media Awards

October
30 October Notre Dame welcomes Professor John Haldane
29 October Care to reduce pregnancy stress key to optimal child development
29 October Telstra Business Women’s Awards winner hopes to improve professional standing of women
26 October Power of the mind wins top awards for Notre Dame nursing student against the odds
23 October Law schools have the power to shape the future direction of ethical legal practice
23 October Award-winning research breathes life into pneumonia physio
22 October Business at Notre Dame - Celebrating 20 years and 2200 graduates
21 October Jessica lifts expectations for Commonwealth Games berth
21 October Trust, regulation and public protection discussed at inaugural David Malcolm lecture
14 October Focus on data quality to boost educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in higher education
13 October Law School celebrates high achievers at annual awards ceremony
8 October Broadcasting of visions of Aboriginality
8 October Corporate Social Responsibility Summit
7 October Tim aspires to relieve patients’ pain through physio
5 October Chantelle’s in her element having found her role in life
5 October Opening hearts and minds to women’s plight the aim for Madison
5 October Award winning research to improve GP cancer screening
1 October Hands-on learning: Digging up WA’s past

September
29 September Notre Dame launches a new initiative in religion and global affairs
25 September Cultural ties deliver enriching educational experiences
25 September Enrich your career at Notre Dame
24 September Justice Neville Owen to deliver inaugural David Malcolm Memorial Lecture
22 September Healing people’s pain through nursing the aim for PLC graduate, Jessica
20 September Emmanuel graduate, Jessica, reaching for the stars at Notre Dame
15 September Exceptional nurses and midwives honoured
14 September Raising awareness of mental health issues in health professions
11 September Law students turn up the heat to win film competition
10 September Notre Dame’s Hawkesbury Clinical School nears completion
9 September Post graduate journey sheds light on how best to deal with the school bully
8 September Exploring future university study options
7 September Melville SHS graduate, Madeleine, is pursuing a career in teaching
7 September Exploring postgraduate opportunities at Notre Dame event
1 September Meeting of the minds at Notre Dame’s groundbreaking forum

August
31 August Government funding to support Notre Dame student programs in Asia
28 August New book places Australian higher education sector under legal spotlight
27 August Practical experiences delivers teaching outcomes for Broome graduate
26 August Nursing graduate follows passion for remote health care
25 August Drawing on family inspiration to deliver community healing
20 August Medicine student takes health care to infinity and beyond
20 August Help is at hand for aspiring uni students at Notre Dame's Open Day
19 August Graduates rate Notre Dame 5 stars for the ninth year in a row
14 August Ben Wyatt to deliver 2015 Nulungu Reconciliation Lecture at Notre Dame
11 August Exhibition shines light on significant Balgo art movement
10 August Fremantle MP shares life as a UN lawyer at Notre Dame
6 August Help is at hand for aspiring uni students at Notre Dame’s Open Day Festival
4 August Centennial Coal opens Lithgow mines to Medicine students
4 August Improving lives of at-risk Aboriginal youth
3 August Fremantle to host world leading international conference

July
31 July Notre Dame Launches QndA on Wednesday 19 August
29 July Digital Citizenship - the Citizenship of the Future
29 July Notre Dame confers highest award on Australian poet Leslie Murray
29 July Laptop learning gets top marks from Notre Dame PhD graduate
28 July Living God’s Word through Italian Catholic order
24 July Midwifery scholarship experience opens eyes to regional health care needs
23 July Commitment to reconciliation recognised with Kullari NAIDOC Award
23 July Bright future ahead for early childhood professionals
22 July Event shines light on truth and meaning in the universe
21 July Notre Dame remembers the life and contribution of Marcus Collins
21 July Change needed to Australia’s energy drink laws: Notre Dame research
7 July Awards ceremony celebrates success of School of Physiotherapy’s shining stars
3 July Respecting, learning and celebrating Indigenous culture at NAIDOC Week

June
29 June Improving in-game performance of NFL officials the aim for Notre Dame academic
29 June Digital age sees teachers reinvent the classroom says Notre Dame academic
23 June Link between preeclampsia and children’s development identified in research
22 June Distinguished scholar to deliver free public lectures at Notre Dame
19 June The myths of happiness explored in new book
15 June Academic excellence celebrated by The University of Notre Dame Australia
15 June Notre Dame elite athlete shoots for gold at World Uni Games
12 June Maximise HSC potential with Notre Dame’s HSC Study Week
11 June Recognition for preparing ‘work ready’ medical students
9 June Notre Dame award to further important research in DCD
5 June Women’s Health and Gender Equality Issues High on the Agenda
3 June Law School recognises its outstanding students and graduates
3 June Assistive technology can boost students’ learning outcomes

May
29 May Human Rights Commissioner declares Indigenous property rights as forgotten human right
29 May Great teachers; effective instruction; every child – essential ingredients for schools: Noel Pearson
28 May Notre Dame Twilight Tours and Information Evenings
28 May Historic roundtable on Indigenous property rights hosted by Notre Dame
28 May ‘New voice’ in Education highlights importance of support for new teachers
27 May The Blessing and Opening of new facility
27 May More Australian witnesses should testify by Skype: Notre Dame research
25 May Notre Dame alumnus receives recognition for defining principles of aspiring principals
25 May Entertainment law expert heads Law School program
21 May Blessing to serve those in need for Notre Dame's Broome Nursing students
21 May Academic and Innovative Achievements recognised at The University of Notre Dame
21 May Promoting Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Supervision
15 May Human Rights Commissioner to deliver public lecture on Notre Dame’s Broome Campus
12 May Noel Pearson to deliver public lecture on literacy in schools
8 May The University of Notre Dame Australia Hosts Magna Carta Symposium
7 May Role of laity since Vatican II topic of Professor Rowland lecture at Notre Dame
7 May Magna Carta legacy lives on at Notre Dame thanks to generosity of donors
6 May Science of the sky explored through new unit of study
4 May Aspirational nurse finds inspiration at Notre Dame

April
30 April Australia-first course to soothe mental and physical pain of burn victims launched at Notre Dame
29 April Digital directions for health care delivery – focus of the SMARTCARE2 Nursing conference
29 April Fremantle’s wartime past explored during Heritage Festival
28 April Life of Martin Griver from Catalonia to Western Australia focus of book launched by Notre Dame Alumnus
28 April Links tighten for Midwest Nursing placements
21 April The Gallipoli Campaign – a Turkish perspective
20 April ANZAC Day tribute from Notre Dame medical student
17 April Health Promotion Forum raises awareness about important health issues
10 April Notre Dame appoints inaugural Churack Chair of Chronic Pain Education and Research
10 April WA research reports world-first reduction in injurious falls

March
20 March Excellence in academic work, teaching and service recognised at Notre Dame
13 March Unique WA study to improve post-natal care
10 March Academia and swimming a happy medley for Brianna
04 March Society foundations explained in Canon Law course
03 March Ancestry, art and academia inspire Dana to achieve excellence

February
25 February New pathway course broadens horizons for regional and remote students
23 February Graduate counsellor follows calling to help others
19 February Pure neutrality impossible, legally speaking
18 February Making a difference through vocation and passion for social change
13 February American civil law expert shares insight at Notre Dame
05 February Teamwork essential ingredient for career in medicine
02 February Inspirational business leader receives national honour
02 February Rubies are forever for talented scribe
02 February Chronic pain campaigner receives national honour

January
23 January Legal expert shines light on religious liberty in the European courtroom
7 January PhD study reveals plight of Aboriginal women’s birthing experiences
7 January End of an era: longest enrolled student graduates from Sydney Campus