Tire Rack hosts the Fellows for a site visit

Author: Joya Helmuth

Tire Rack photo shoot

Our Fellows were treated to an exciting day—and photo shoot—at Tire Rack. After touring the massive facility and the photo staging area, the special treat was getting out the on-site testing track! (Alas, just on foot.) Fellows heard about the history of the company and how they grew to be an industry powerhouse, manufacturing tires used on virtually every vehicle made today. (Photos courtesy of Tire Rack)

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The Chicago Cubs introduce the Washington Fellows to American baseball

Author: Joya Helmuth

YALI Fellows pose outside Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs hosted the Washington Fellows from Notre Dame for a baseball game against the Washington Nationals. Prior to the game, Notre Dame alum Crane Kenney, Cubs President of Business Operations, briefed the Fellows on the game and the history of the team. While the Cubs weren’t successful in the end, the Fellows received a true American experience at historic Wrigley Field!…

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Experiencing the Windy City!

Author: Joya Helmuth

YALI Fellows in Chicago

After a (very!) early train ride on the South Shore, the Fellows emerged aboveground and into Millenium Park at 8:15 a.m. You’d never know that they had little sleep, because they were pumped and ready to explore the great city of Chicago!…

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Capsim hosts Washington Fellows in Chicago’s Loop

Author: Joya Helmuth

Reda Chafai, vice president of Capsim, greets YALI participants in Chicago
Above, Reda Chafai, right, vice president of Capsim, greets YALI participants in Chicago

Capsim simulation software has been an integral part of the Fellows’ experience at Notre Dame. Not only that, but they also have an incredible facility in the heart of Chicago’s Loop district and were gracious hosts to the Fellows this morning, and for lunch.

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A tour of Better World Books

Author: Joya Helmuth

A tour of Better World Books

Better World Books is a social venture that was started at Notre Dame. The Washington Fellows toured the warehouse facility in Mishawaka, Indiana, to learn about this far-reaching and impactful effort to bring used books to those in need around the world.…

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