Student Formation


The Center for Ethics and Culture is dedicated to serving Notre Dame students, encouraging them to explore the depth of the Catholic moral and intellectual tradition, and giving them essential tools to engage the world beyond the university.

Sorin Fellows

Learn more about becoming a Sorin Fellow, a program where undergraduates can participate in the intellectual life of the Center, attend special events, and meet influential leaders and scholars.

Bread of Life Dinners

The biannual Bread of Life Dinners provide an opportunity for Notre Dame students and faculty to gather and discuss their attitudes regarding beginning-of-life issues. 

Arthur J. Schmitt Lecture Series

In honor of the generosity of the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation, the Center sponsors a biannual dinner and lecture where the Schmitt Fellows—graduate students in the College of Science and Engineering—join with other members of the Notre Dame community to reflect on the ethical, political, and religious dimensions of their studies.

Catholic Culture Series

Discover the Catholic Culture Series, an annual gathering that brings the richness of the Catholic cultural heritage to the Notre Dame community.