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Ansari Institute hosts roundtable on global Islamism

Rebekah Go

in late October, the Ansari Institute hosted over 20 scholars and practitioners from the United States and abroad to discuss the future of Islamism globally. The convening was the culmination of a multi-year project of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue funded by the Henry Luce Foundation whereby conversations were held to discuss the future of Islamism in a changing...

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Notre Dame Law School event highlights the need to protect the Jewish community amid the rise of antisemitism on U.S. college campuses

Notre Dame Law School

On November 30, Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative hosted the event, "The Rising Tide of Antisemitism on American Campuses and Beyond" at the McCartan Courtroom. The event, co-organized by Notre Dame Law School Professors Avishalom Tor…

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Senior Kendra Lyimo named 2024 Marshall Scholar

Erin Blasko

University of Notre Dame senior Kendra Lyimo will study in the United Kingdom next year as a member of the Marshall Scholars class of 2024. Lyimo is the 11th Marshall Scholar in Notre Dame’s history. With the award, she will continue her education in London, with a focus on the art of the African diaspora.

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Long-run decline in US poverty continued in recent years despite pandemic, new report shows

Kathryn Desai and Tracy DeStazio

Using consumption poverty instead of income poverty as their measurement tool, researchers from the University of Notre Dame, the University of Chicago and Baylor University found that poverty rates declined steadily between 2020 and 2022, a period when income-based poverty fluctuated noticeably. These findings were recently released in the Annual Report on U.S. Consumption Poverty: 2022, co-authored by James Sullivan, professor...

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Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Spotlight: Cherrin Song

Luke Van de Walle

South Korea, a vibrant country defined by harmony of tradition and innovation, stands as a testament to the co-existence of the past, present, and future. The nation boasts a rich heritage while simultaneously embracing modernity. From the mesmerizing hues of traditional hanboks to the high-energy of K-pop, South Korea is a kaleidoscope of cultural wonders, where age-old rituals dance alongside...

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Aprahamian appointed to Armenia Prime Minister's advisory council

Janet Weikel

Ani Aprahamian, Freimann Professor of Physics and concurrent Professor of Chemistry and BioChemistry at the University of Notre Dame has been appointed to the advisory council of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia focusing on the formulation of strategies for the advancement of science and technologies. The council will be chaired by the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan. It...

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The DEI Podcast with Max Gaston Season 2 Episode 2: Perspectives of Black Men in Law School Part 1

Jonathan Bailey

Black men make up less than 5% of lawyers in the United States. Though drastically underrepresented in the legal profession, Black men are overrepresented in the number of incarcerated people in the US, where one out of every three Black boys born today can expect to go to prison in his lifetime. It’s rare that we get a chance to...

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