Notre Dame students John Haley (Class of 2018, film, peace studies, and philosophy) and Emily Migliore (Class of 2016, political science and peace studies, poverty studies minor) have been selected as Highly Commended Entrants in the 2017 Undergraduate Awards (UA). The UA is a non-profit organization based in Dublin, Ireland, that recognizes top undergraduate work in a wide variety of disciplines from students all over the world. Highly Commended Entrants are regarded as having work within the top 10% of all UA applicants for their respective academic fields. Haley, a Hesburgh-Yusko Scholar and Kellogg Institute International Scholar, submitted work that was recognized within the top 10% of all Politics and International Relations submissions. Migliore, a 2016-2017 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Mexico and current first-year law student at Harvard, submitted work that was recognized within the top 10% of all Sociology and Social Policy submissions. Haley and Migliore competed with students representing many of the top universities in the world including Brown, Stanford, and Cambridge.
As Highly Commended Entrants, Haley and Migliore will receive a certificate of recognition, have their work published on the UA’s Undergraduate Library, gain access to the UA Alumni Portal, and have the opportunity to attend the UA Global Summit in Dublin, Ireland. Registration for UA’s 2018 competition is now open. Students interested in submitting their work are encouraged to visit CUSE for guidance. More information on The Undergraduate Awards can be found here.