Nine students receive USAID funding for development studies

first_imgThe University announced Monday that nine students have been selected to receive funding through the United States Agency for International Development to study global development challenges.The nine students who were selected include five doctoral students, Tracy-Lynn Cleary, Jenna Davidson, Catherine Flanley, Kristina Hook and Emily Maiden; two Master of Science students, Lilian Ramos and Megan Wright; and two undergraduate seniors, Lauran Feist and Samuel Lucas.“Today’s global development challenges need bold, innovative thinkers and solutions,” Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) managing director, Michael Sweikar said in a statement. “NDIGD is thrilled to once again support some of the University’s most promising students in this opportunity to develop their research and create meaningful change.”According to the statement, the students will complete their research throughout 2017 and 2018.Tags: (USAID), Notre Dame Initiative for Global Developmentlast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

first_imgWellington Police Notes for Tuesday, March 19, 2013•6:11 a.m.  Roberto C. Perez-Candela, 25, Clinton, Okla, was issued a notice to appear charged with Speeding 57 mph in a 45 mph zone.•10:58 a.m. Lindsey R. Stone, 27, Hoisington, Kans. was arrested on a city of Wellington warrant for battery and disorderly conduct. (bonded)•11:10 a.m. Non-Injury accident in the 900 block. W. 7th, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by J ames E. Brawley, 80, Wellington and a parked and unoccupied vehicle owned by Arthur F. Bunyan, Wellington.•3 p.m. William B. Brown, 43, Wellington was issued a notice to appear charged with dogs at large.•4:46 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 1600 block W. 8th, Wellington.•8:14 p.m. Officer investigated a theft of a vehicle in the 1000 block N. A, Wellington.•8:34 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of a vehicle in the 1400 block E. 16th, Wellington.•9:12 p.m. Officers recovered a stolen vehicle in the 2000 block E. 16th, Wellington (outside agency assist).last_img read more