Our Stories » Archives » August 2020
Two new Asia scholars have joined the University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs in fall 2020: Kyle Jaros, associate professor of global affairs and political science, and Sharon Yoon, assistant professor of Korean studies.
A new fall online series offered by the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association is aimed at helping participants develop communication skills critical to enhancing cultural awareness, knowledge and practical skills in the increasingly diverse contemporary workplace.
The University of Notre Dame felt like a foreign place to Angie Torain even though she grew up less than 20 miles away in Elkhart. Angie was a good student and a three-sport athlete at Elkhart Central High School, but when she graduated in 1990 she didn’t even consider Notre Dame as a possible opportunity.…
The Finance Division recently hosted a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. The Food Drivapalooza replaced the annual Hotdogapalooza, giving the ND community an opportunity to drive up to the Stepan Center to drop off nonperishable food.
Here at Notre Dame, we must not miss the opportunity for positive change. We have heard from students, alumni, faculty and staff, and it is clear that there is much to be done. We must improve the experience of our students from underrepresented groups, enhance the diversity of our faculty and staff, and deepen conversations and understanding about race and...
The Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies will sponsor and cosponsor lectures, panel discussions, and book launches—all of them virtual—that range in topic from anti-Asian hostility during the coronavirus pandemic to Uyghur repression in China to “engaged” Buddhism in Asia.
The Center for Civic Innovation (CCI) coordinated assistance for 53 taxpayers via the videoconferencing app Zoom and referred another 100 taxpayers to Goodwill for assistance, representing those without access to Zoom or otherwise uncomfortable with the app.
In May, the Department of Development established the Student Emergency Relief Fund (SERF) in response to the University’s promise to students and their families that additional financial need, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, would be met in full. University President…
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights presents Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary, a lecture series and associated course presenting preeminent scholars, thought leaders, and public intellectuals to guide our community through topics necessary to an understanding of systemic racism and racial justice.
As the child of immigrants, Kelly Liang has always felt herself leaning on different sides of her identity. Yet unlike other Chinese-Americans strongly influenced by two cultures — that of their parents' and of their birthland — Liang's worldview has also been shaped by the Latino diasporas of her native Miami.
Watch video of the panel discussion, hosted by the Liu Institute and Notre Dame International's Mumbai Global Center.