New study examines how bullying by bosses emerges

Author: William G. Gilroy

A new study by researchers Charlice Hurst, Ken Kelley and Timothy Judge from the Department of Management at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and Lauren Simon of Portland State University is the first to examine bullying behavior by bosses in terms of supervisor/employee relationship over time. Read More

Alliance for Catholic Education honored with Seton Award

Author: Eric Prister

Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) will be recognized by the National Catholic Educational Association with the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award on Monday, Oct. 5. The award celebrates individuals and organizations that have shown a lifelong devotion to serving the nation’s youth through the apostolate of Catholic education. Read More

Researchers propose “breastsleeping” as a new word and concept

Author: William G. Gilroy

As far as titles in academic journals go, it’s quite the attention-getter. “There is no such thing as infant sleep, there is no such thing as breastfeeding, there is only breastsleeping,” reads the title of a new peer-reviewed commentary piece by Notre Dame anthropologists James McKenna and Lee Gettler that appears in the prestigious European journal Acta Paediatrica. Read More

Law professor Cassel helps craft Colombia peace accord

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The peace accord announced in Havana Sept. 23 between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) could bring to an end that country’s 51-year war. The announcement also comes as particularly happy news to Douglass Cassel, professor of law and adviser to Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights, who had played a crucial role in the peace talks. Read More

Notre Dame and City of South Bend join MetroLab Network as part of White House Smart Cities Initiative

Author: Sue Lister

Announced at the White House Smart Cities Forum on Sept. 14, Notre Dame is joining in a partnership with the City of South Bend to bring together University researchers with city officials to address critical community needs. The Notre Dame and South Bend partnership is one of more than 20 such alliances around the country. Read More

Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index honors innovative climate adaptation projects

Author: William G. Gilroy

Two innovative projects that address climate change in developing countries—an imaginative program in Mozambique that produces starch for craft beer from cassava and another that helps cities worldwide develop resiliency to disaster—have won the coveted 2015 Corporate Adaptation Prize awarded by the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index. Read More

Introducing Mary Galvin, dean of the College of Science

Author: Andy Fuller

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Mary Galvin, who began her tenure as the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science on Aug. 17, sat down for a brief question-and-answer session about her experience, her passion for scientific research and her new role at Notre Dame. Read More

Three questions with theologian Timothy Matovina

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Pope Francis is due to arrive in America Sept. 22, his first trip to North America. He’s expected to address the growing influx of Latinos in the U.S. Catholic church while he’s here, including delivering several talks in Spanish. Timothy Matovina, professor of theology and co-director of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, says Latinos have “much to offer” in the Church. Read More

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