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Three questions with political philosopher Patrick Deneen

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A member of the Notre Dame political science faculty since 2012, Patrick Deneen is the David A. Potenziani Memorial Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies. He teaches and writes about the history of political thought, American political thought, religion and politics, and literature and politics. Read More

Gurulé testifies before House committee on bill to allow 9/11 victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia

Author: Shannon Roddel

Notre Dame law professor Jimmy Gurulé, a terrorist financing expert, testified July 14 before the House Judiciary Committee’s Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee at a hearing on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which would allow the surviving family members of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for aiding and abetting the 15 Saudi hijackers that perpetrated the terror plot. Read More

Father Jenkins leads University delegation to Mexico for Global Forum: Latin America

Author: Shannon Roddel

Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is joining a University delegation this week on a trip to Mexico City. The trip, which includes Global Forum: Latin America, is designed to bring together University leaders including Father Jenkins and Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost, along with alumni, parents and friends to explore global issues in the context of the University’s mission to promote human solidarity and concern for the common good, with a particular focus on Latin America. Read More

Three questions with political scientist Christina Wolbrecht

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Christina Wolbrecht, associate professor of political science, C. Robert and Margaret Hanley Family Director of the Notre Dame Washington Program and director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy, teaches and writes about American politics, political parties, women and politics and American political development. Read More

Notre Dame and Stamps Foundation expand partnership

Author: Shannon Rooney

Notre Dame welcomes 11 undergraduate Stamps Scholars to the Class of 2020, marking an expansion of the partnership between the University and the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation. The partnership began in 2013, with the admission of five scholars each year since. Read More

Creating more effective product recalls by improving traceability

Author: Shannon Roddel

Each year, an estimated 48 million Americans get sick—sometimes mortally—from an all-too common source: foodborne pathogens. Even as the industry looks for ways to curb outbreaks, a new Notre Dame study finds that just being able to trace a product through its supply chain is at once critical, and difficult. Read More

Astrophysicists release new study of one of the first stars

Author: Marissa Gebhard

Timothy Beers, the Notre Dame Chair in Astrophysics, is part of a team that has used the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on the Hubble Space Telescope to study key regions of the ultraviolet spectrum of a star thought to have been enriched by elements from one of the first generation of stars. Read More

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