Faculty Stories

Notre Dame awarded U.S. Department of State grant to train young African leaders

Notre Dame News

As part of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), a group of collaborators at the University of Notre Dame has received a grant from the U.S. Department of State to train young African leaders in entrepreneurship. The collaborators include the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business Nonprofit Executive Program, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies’ Ford...

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Panel discussion to feature three leading scholars on Latino voting patterns

Arnel Bulaoro

Three of the nation’s leading scholars on Latino voting patterns will participate in a panel discussion titled “American Politics in the 21st Century: The Latino Vote and the 2014 Elections” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 5) at the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall Auditorium. The event is sponsored by Multicultural Student Programs and Services’ Building Bridges Lecture Series, the...

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DaVinci grants bridge traditional boundaries

Karla Cruise, ISLA

Faculty mentors a key to success   In recognition of the fact that complex real-world problems — climate change, poverty, war, disease and injustice — rarely occur in convenient, discipline-specific categories, universities are increasingly supporting multidisciplinary research. The Da Vinci Program, launched jointly by the College of Arts and Letters and the College of Science and administered by the Institute...

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Video: Fighting for Peace Among Religions

University of Notre Dame

It is no secret that world problems—from mass violence and terrorism to government corruption and human rights abuses—cannot be solved without consideration of religion's role in these conflicts and their resolutions.  No one understands this more than Rashied Omar, a peace studies scholar at Notre Dame's Kroc Institute, and an interreligious peace-builder. 

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Notre Dame to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with prayer service, community events

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Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will preside at a prayer service to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Monday (Jan. 20) in the Rotunda of the Main Building. The public is invited to participate in the prayer service and the reception that will immediately follow....

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Notre Dame theater performance explores disability

Chris Milazzo

Electronic music roars and pulsates throughout the theatre. On stage, a blind man paces, struggling to escape the ring of steel bars that confine him. Meanwhile, a stern figure in a sleek suit and sunglasses stands guard. When the lights dim and dialogue begins to flash above the stage from an overhead projector, one thing is clear: This production of...

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