Rosie R. McDowell, MNA

Director, Community-Engaged Undergraduate Research and Internship Opportunities
Office Phone: 
574-631-0468
Office Address: 
268 Geddes Hall
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Rosie McDowell is the director of Community-Engaged Undergraduate Research and Internship Opportunities. In this role she collaborates with the Office of International Studies, faculty and staff abroad, and internationally focused units on campus to develop and support community-based learning opportunities for students while studying abroad. McDowell supports faculty who wish to incorporate engaged pedagogy into their internationally focused courses. She chairs the Center’s justice education team and collaborates student leaders of service and social action clubs to develop awareness and advocacy around international social justice issues.

McDowell previously directed the Center’s outreach efforts developing student leadership for service and social action, collaborated with the Institute for Latino Studies to offer the Latino Leadership Internship Program, and facilitated the community-based learning sections of the First Year Composition courses with the University Writing Center and local agencies. 

Prior to joining the Center staff, McDowell was the community-based learning coordinator at LOGAN Center and co-directed the Notre Dame foreign study program in Angers, France from 1999–2001. She earned her BA in French and Economics and her Master of Nonprofit Administration degree from Notre Dame.


Publications & Presentations

2018

2018

Kiley, R., Reynolds, N.P., Tomas Morgan, R., & McDowell, R. facilitators, (April 2018). Pre-Summit Workshop: Global Service Learning 101, Presented at Global Service Learning Summit 5: Dignity and Justice in Global Service Learning. Notre Dame, IN.

2017

2017

McDowell, R., Delaney, K., Smith, O. (October 2017). "Interrogating the Intervention: What do students learn in community-based learning and what good does it do?" Presented at 17th Annual Conference of International Association of Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement. Galway, Ireland.

2016

2016

McDowell, R., (February 2016).  "Beyond the Pub: What Do Students Learn from Community Engagement in Dublin." Presented at Center for Social Concerns Research Seminar Series. Notre Dame, IN.

2015

2015

Taieb, H., Jaffé, I., McDowell, R., Spear, G., & Steingruber, S., (2015). "Civic Engagement in Multicultural Europe: American Students and Europeans in Dialogue," In E.J.Nash, N.C. Brown & L. Bracci, (Eds). Intercultural Horizons, Vol III: Intercultural Competence, Key to New Multicultural Societies in Globalized World. New Castle Upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Press.

2014

2014

Purcell, W., and McDowell, R., (September 2014). "Beyond the Pub: Community Based Learning in Europe." Presented at National Society for Experiential Education- 42nd Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.

McDowell, R. and Taieb, H., (2014, October). Learning Together in Contemporary Cosmopolitan Europe.  Presented at Forum on Education Abroad- 2nd European Conference. Barcelona, Spain.

2013

2013

Taieb, H., Jaffé, I., McDowell, R., Spear, G., & Steingruber, S., (October 2013). "Civic Engagement in Multicultural Europe: American Students and Europeans in Dialogue." Presented at Third Annual Intercultural Horizons Conference. Siena, Italy.

2012

2012

Whelan, K., McDowell, R., Murphy, A., and Stranix, J. (December 2012). "Integrating Community Based Learning to Promote Student Engagement and Learning in Local Study Abroad Context: A Dublin Case Study." Presented at Forum on Education Abroad First Annual Conference.  Dublin, Ireland.

2011

2011

McDowell, R., (2011) "Building relationships through theatre, Community-based learning en français!" ND Global / The European Edition.

2010

2010

McDowell, R. (2010) "Eat, Pray, Love" Saint André Style. ND Global / The European Edition.

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Upcoming Events

August 2019

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Meet me at the CSC
Monday, August 26, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
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September 2019

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Application Open: ISSLP 2020
Monday, September 16, 2019 (All day)
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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 8:00pm
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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 7:00pm

October 2019

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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Postgraduate Service & Social Impact Fair
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
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Information Session: ISSLP 2020
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 8:00pm

November 2019

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Application Close: ISSLP 2020
Sunday, November 3, 2019 (All day)
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ISSLP Interview Day
Sunday, November 17, 2019 (All day)