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Media Releases 2017

21 December Notre Dame confers Honorary Doctorate on Terence O’Connor AM QC
15 December Notre Dame celebrates outstanding graduate success
13 December Notre Dame academics launch book on play
11 December Catholic youth festival attracts thousands
6 December Top WA artist, students bring touch of home onto Campus
6 December Notre Dame’s School of Medicine researchers to lead major cholesterol study

30 November Students showcase films at Dendy Cinemas
28 November Record six Notre Dame graduates enter the priesthood
27 November WA Backpacker medic to provide urgent aid to Rohingya refugees
24 November Notre Dame names lecture theatre after Stephen Newton
23 November International grants open doors to global community
22 November Professor Joan Squelch appointed Dean of Fremantle Law School
16 November Notre Dame Chancellor champions entrepreneurship
16 November Notre Dame fundraiser a life-changer for impoverished African community
13 November Notre Dame to acquire iconic building in Fremantle’s West End
9 November Notre Dame Law School celebrates 20th anniversary
6 November 2017 Women in Law evening
3 November Notre Dame University purchases Sydney site for Campus expansion

31 October Commitment to ‘Health Care in the Western Desert’ on show in Medicine School
31 October Notre Dame students to lead NSW medical student council
26 October High achievers honoured at annual lunch
26 October School of Nursing raising awareness about mental illness
19 October Notre Dame Students raise over $10,000 for volunteer healthcare program
18 October Notre Dame adds master’s degree in writing
16 October Broome researcher wins international award
11 October Notre Dame Law School claims top honours in national competition
10 October Law Conference: ‘Freedom of Belief: Freedom of Action’
9 October Notre Dame University marks research milestone
6 October Law School celebrates excellence at awards ceremony
5 October Notre Dame wins Golden Scalpel competition
4 October Muslim activists rally for climate action
3 October Exploring hidden stories of WA’s trailblazing women
2 October Spirituality vital for character development in children

26 September Notre Dame appoints new Dean, School of Nursing
22 September Notre Dame graduate wins nursing award
21 September Religious leaders gather at Notre Dame on ‘day for all’
18 September Rewriting early WA history – why settlers deserted Peel town
14 September Notre Dame gets 'original' on R U OK? Day

31 August Interfaith day celebrates Abraham as a model of openness and solidarity
25 August Notre Dame students receive passport for global learning experiences
24 August Notre Dame University consolidates top ranking in influential national guide
23 August Notre Dame welcomes new Dean of Medicine in Fremantle – Dr Gervase Chaney
22 August Nulungu lecture to highlight role of Aboriginal people in climate change mitigation
8 August Notre Dame announces new Chancellor roles
7 August Catholic leadership the mission for Tara
1 August Notre Dame releases results from nationwide universities survey

20 July Timor transforms Notre Dame pre-service teachers
20 July New Business School Dean for Notre Dame University Fremantle
17 July Nurses find unique career niche in burn and trauma rehabilitation
12 July Why languages matter: Notre Dame celebrates NAIDOC Week
7 July ‘Picture Perfect’ Celebration for Notre Dame Broome Campus

28 June ‘University town’ Notre Dame offers unique learning experience
23 June Notre Dame welcomes Professor Eamonn Conway – 2017 Visiting Scholar
21 June Instagram study: alarming response from young, female university students
16 June International accolades ensure Steffan bowls over his competition
13 June Notre Dame librarian wins top State award
9 June Notre Dame takes the next step with opening of Manjaree Place
6 June Top WA honour for passionate mental-health nurse
1 June Call for clinical guidelines to help burns survivors

24 May Creating a distinct ‘campus character’ – Notre Dame unveils vision for West End
23 May Gender equality vital for legal profession
22 May New stroke treatment could reduce brain damage by 40 per cent
17 May Notre Dame University Vice Chancellor awarded honorary degree
8 May Notre Dame graduate James Griffin elected as Member for Manly in NSW Government
2 May Inaugural Christmas Island Scholarship recipients recognised

28 April Top award for Notre Dame’s Aboriginal Health Team
27 April Major rural health hubs at Notre Dame set to transform regional communities
12 April Notre Dame excels in leading Federal Government survey
10 April Scholarship to study roots of Old Testament on Holy Land
7 April Gabby takes love of umpiring to the classroom

31 March Graduate doctor realises rural medicine ambition
31 March Play-based education essential for successful school transition
31 March Student leads bid for glory at Synchronised Skating World Championships
17 March Student leads bid for glory at Synchronised Skating World Championships
17 March Pioneer of Catholic education in NSW awarded honorary degree
9 March Pathway to careers in Indigenous law
8 March Mentoring program ‘raises the bar’ for Law students
1 March A parent’s guide to successful school-university transition

20 February Experiencing criminal law with WA Police
16 February Love of footy takes Gabby to AFL Women’s League
15 February Family and Country connections inspire June to dream big
9 February Notre Dame confers Honorary Doctorate to Justice Neville Owen
8 February Notre Dame students receive prestigious education awards
8 February Cambodian immersion opens minds and hearts to social justice issues back home
6 February Education Lecturer awarded Defence Force Medal for service in Middle East
3 February Lithgow welcomes Notre Dame’s 2017 Medicine students

27 January Launch of Notre Dame’s new Doctor of Medicine
20 January Expert tips to maximise your uni experience without added stress
9 January New resource to support communication skills development in future doctors
4 January Notre Dame ‘foodie’ takes Business degree and celebrity endorsement to Japan
3 January Notre Dame graduates set to lead, contribute and prosper