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Keough School’s McKenna Center launches new entrepreneurship programs to fight global poverty, underemployment

Renée LaReau

Two programs that help disadvantaged entrepreneurs in South Bend and South Africa now have a new home at the McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs. The programs are directed by Michael Morris, professor of the practice, a scholar of entrepreneurship who joined the Keough School in August.

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Keough School of Global Affairs opens at Notre Dame

Renée LaReau

Housed in the newly completed Jenkins Hall, the Keough School now enrolls 38 students in its new master of global affairs program. The students come from 21 countries and bring a wealth of professional experience in international development, education, peacebuilding, environmental conservation, human rights, humanitarian assistance, journalism and other fields.

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Historian Patrick Griffin appointed director of Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies

Renée LaReau

Griffin, who joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2008, explores the intersection of colonial American and early modern Irish and British history, focusing on Atlantic-wide themes and dynamics. He also examines the ways in which Ireland, Britain and America were linked during the 17th and 18th centuries. He has studied revolution and rebellion, movement and migration, and colonization and violence...

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Political science, peace studies associate professor wins grant to study war's hidden costs

Renée LaReau

Tanisha Fazal, associate professor of political science and peace studies, has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. The costs of caring for wounded veterans are not traditionally or accurately factored into government assessments, Fazal said. 

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