Research from Assistant Professor of Economics Michèle Müller-Itten shows it is often best for optimal efficiency if the minority group is overrepresented in the workforce relative to the majority — a conclusion that flies in the face of the conventional wisdom that affirmative action will eventually be obsolete.
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Inspired by Pope Francis's observation that Christians "cannot tolerate or turn a blind eye to racism and exclusion in any form and yet claim to defend the sacredness of every human life," the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will host a webinar discussion on racism and the culture of life on July 28 at 8 p.m. (EDT).
Thanks to a grant from the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion will host a series of workshops that will help change the conversation about religion by bringing journalists, scholars and faith practitioners together to learn from each other and better communicate their perspectives.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights announced a year-long initiative entitled “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary,” that seeks to educate students and members of the broader Notre Dame community, helping them explore and deconstruct concepts that undergird racism.
Ijeoma Oti and Jaylen Amaker, both rising second-year students at Notre Dame Law School, have been appointed to the 2020-2021 National Black Law Students Association executive board.
Experts from Asia and Notre Dame will join a Zoom webinar for the discussion “Inclusivity in the Post-Pandemic World” on Wednesday, August 5. The event starts at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time and 6:30 p.m. India Standard Time. Registration is required at…
"I was heartened to learn that the government has abandoned plans which would have resulted in the deportation of foreign students enrolled at certain American colleges and universities. Their presence enriches us all. They should be welcomed, not threatened or sent home." Originally published by Notre Dame News…
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced that the University would in coming days file an amicus curiae brief in support of a court motion by Harvard University and MIT to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from expelling international students who are enrolled exclusively online.
Research by David Cortez, assistant professor of political science, found that Latinxs — regardless of their preferred national/ethnic identity, their identification with the immigrant experience or their attitude toward immigrants — choose to work in immigration for their own economic interest.
The University of Notre Dame has reached a milestone in its relationship with Cultivate Food Rescue: 100,000 pounds of food donated to the nonprofit to battle hunger and reduce food waste.
The University of Notre Dame joined during this past weekend with 58 other institutions of higher learning as amici in support of a court motion by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from expelling international students who are enrolled exclusively online.