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Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C. is associate professor of theology and global affairs and the director of the Kellogg Global Leadership Program. His research interests include migration and the US-Mexican border, international migration and refugees.
Michael Feijoo loves finding ways his everyday life relates to big-picture questions. That’s one of the many reasons the junior finds value in majoring in theology and Arts and Letters pre-health. His combination of academic passions also brought him twice to Ecuador, where served with Timmy Global Health, a nonprofit organization that provides sustainable medical care to South American countries.
Maddie Link As rising junior Madeline Link prepared to attend Notre Dame as a freshman, her father helped her learn the lay of the land. He built a cardboard model of campus for Madeline, who has visual challenges. Not stopping there, her dad contacted the University architect’s office about the availability of a tactile campus map to help Madeline navigate...
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., offered a statement following Thursday's (Feb. 15) failure by the U.S. Senate to pass immigration legislation.
Jim Hiltz and Zachary Pedersen, both Notre Dame MBA Class of 2018, devoted a week of their winter break to a special building project in the tiny Jamaican community of Jacob’s Ladder.
“Native Gardens” tells the story of a Latinx couple and a white couple feuding over the fence marking the boundary between their backyards and explores a variety of current social and political issues.
Peter Cajka reflects on five interviews he conducted with Father Bob Pelton, C.S.C., from October 2017 to January 2018.
When Francesco Tassi arrived at Notre Dame, he was sure he would major in finance. But a lecture on refugees set him on a different path — one that led him to travel through Italy for three months to study refugee integration firsthand.
This weekend, monologues that present a wide range of lived experiences, issues and raw emotions will be brought to stage with one promise to their authors: anonymity. This year’s “Show Some Skin” production is called “Try Us,” titled so as to invite writers to “share the parts of themselves that they feared nobody would understand.”
Notre Dame grad, Gilberto Marxuach-Torros ’88, was coordinating relief efforts through the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, where he serves as president. I was there to spend a week with the university and its students, an experience that would lead to “Puerto Rico Rising,” a feature story in Notre Dame magazine’s winter issue.
As a senior, David Gaus ’84 had a crisis moment when he realized he didn’t want to be an accountant. So he did what any sensible Notre Dame student would do, and scheduled a meeting with Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the University’s president.
One week into her senior year, Natasha Reifenberg headed to an academic health conference in El Salvador, presenting a policy brief based in research she had been involved in for the last two years. An opportunity usually reserved for distinguished academics, the trip was just one of many highlights in an outstanding undergraduate career that includes internships at the Global Fund...