Walk the Walk Week at the University of Notre Dame continued Monday, Jan. 20, with the fifth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon at the Joyce Center.
The University will expand its study of the Irish with the creation of a center to study modern Ireland, made possible by a leadership gift from Brian and Deidre Clingen.
The University of Notre Dame has developed a variety of tools to address the problems of the poor and to develop and measure the impact of anti-poverty programs. Now, thanks to a $111 million partnership between the University and the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation — the largest of its kind at Notre Dame — the University is positioned to enhance...
At the start of his interview with NDWorks, Rashied Omar, a research scholar of Islamic studies and peacebuilding, mentions he has been up since 5 a.m. “I’ve already run 10 kilometers (6 miles) at the gym and read my pre-dawn prayers,” he shares. The discipline to rise in the prime of the morning and get the most out of the...
As a social demographer, Estela Rivero, a research associate within NDIGD’s Evidence and Learning Division, specializes in the formulation and implementation of research studies aimed at improving social interventions and programs.
In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy.
The Keough-Naughton Library Research Award in Irish Studies provides grant funding to assist scholars who travel to use the collections of the Hesburgh Libraries for research in all aspects of Irish studies.
“We will pose with exemplary academic rigor a whole set of questions about the role of various religious groups — Roman Catholic, Greek Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish and others — in Central and Eastern European societies,” said William Donahue, director of the Nanovic Institute. “We will launch an academic study into the ways contemporary religious actors affect civil society.”
The International Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (iSURE) program is expanding to include even more university partners around the world. Last spring, Notre Dame International entered into a new partnership with Cummins College of Engineering for Women, Pune…
Sophie White, associate professor of American studies at Notre Dame, together with a group of musicians, activists and academics, including the composer Odaline de la Martinez, will participate in a panel discussion at the London Global Gateway titled “Voices of the Enslaved: Tales of Love and Longing."
Celebrated civil rights leader Diane Nash will be the keynote speaker for the University of Notre Dame’s annual Martin Luther King Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 20 (Monday) at the Joyce Center.
Amanda Serenevy, Ph.D., executive director of the Riverbend Community Math Center, has committed herself to improving math accessibility through her work at Riverbend. She wants to empower all students, regardless of family income and background, so the center provides its unique STEM opportunities, including math circles, free of charge.
In Catherine Bolten’s recently published book, Serious Youth in Sierra Leone, she presents findings on generational preconceptions and their impact on young men in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Her research has implications for everything from development to post-conflict reconstruction to how millennials are perceived and engaged around the world.
Abraham Winitzer, the Jordan H. Kapson Associate Professor of Jewish Studies at Notre Dame, is one of two Notre Dame theology faculty that have a focus on Jewish studies, an area in which the department is giving new emphasis.
The University of Notre Dame will host a one-day diversity and inclusion conference on Sept. 6 (Friday) for faculty, staff and students titled “Open Minds, Loving Hearts & an Engaged Community.” Events include keynote addresses by Robin DiAngelo, author of “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism,” and Rev. Joseph Brown, S.J., social activist, artist and professor...
The AnBryce Scholars Initiative is a scholar leaders program supporting first-generation college students who demonstrate great promise in the face of challenging life circumstances.
Conducted in German, this intensive two-week Seminar provides an opportunity for faculty and advanced graduate students of German literary and cultural studies to engage personally with representatives from different areas of Germany’s vibrant literary field.
The BRITE Women Project (Board Readiness Initiative to Empower Women Project), sponsored by Mendoza’s Nonprofit Professional Development department, seeks to equip women with the skills they need to provide transformational nonprofit board leadership that benefits their communities.
Michael Addo, director of Notre Dame’s London Law Program, is a distinguished scholar in human rights. More than an expert on the subject, social justice is something he feels deeply.
In his newest research, Daniel Philpott, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, examines conditions in 47 Muslim-majority countries and considers a question at the center of intense public debate: Is Islam hostile to religious freedom?
Notre Dame Law School will host a panel discussion, How Women Have Shaped the Judiciary, to commemorate the 19th Amendment centennial of women’s right to vote on Friday, January 24 at 4 p.m. in McCartan Courtroom.
Alison Rice, an associate professor of French and Francophone studies, conducted 18 filmed interviews in Paris over eight years with authors originally from Iran, Korea, Senegal, and Bulgaria, among other countries. She compiled, edited, and translated the interviews to create an online archive, accessible to scholars and students worldwide, and is now completing a book project based on the interviews.
The conversation, which featured Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, and Daoud Casewit, president of American Islamic College, continued a meaningful dialogue begun by a pair of pioneering religious figures some 800 years ago, Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil of Egypt and St. Francis of Assisi.
This month is comprised of diverse and unique events and scholarly activities aimed to acknowledge the importance and educate the campus community about the intellectual richness that Latino communities provide to the U.S.
Nearly 17 percent of those living in northern Indiana do not know where they will find their next meal. One in four children in this area go to bed hungry each night. The goal of the Fighting Irish Fighting Hunger food drive is to ease that need.
Hsu will guide students who are enrolled in or seeking enrollment in the supplementary major in Asian studies, the minor in Asian studies, and the new supplementary major in global affairs with a concentration in Global Asia through the Keough School of Global Affairs.
For Rebecca McKenna, the piano’s history is about much more than just manufacturing or marketing — it’s about issues of race, class, and gender at the turn of the 20th century. McKenna, an assistant professor in the Department of History, is exploring all of these issues with support from a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship.
Employee resource groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups created by a shared characteristic, interest or life experience. Seven groups currently exist at Notre Dame: Adelante Hispanos, the Black Faculty and Staff Association, Notre Dame Staff of International Descent, Notre Dame Veterans Association, SPECTRUM (LGBTQ), THRIVE! Inspiring ND Women and Young Leaders of Notre Dame.
The committee will deliberate and advise on the display of the mural images in the appropriate context, as well as on related issues, in accord with the framework set out in his Jan. 20 letter to the University of Notre Dame community.
Notre Dame will celebrate Black History Month with events including lectures, discussions and performances throughout February.