Investing in product safety, employee diversity and carbon footprint reduction are all examples of corporate social responsibility that can result in high praise for a chief executive—or get them fired—according to new research from Notre Dame.
Thomas G. Burish, Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of Notre Dame, is leading a contingent of University officials on a weeklong visit to China, culminating with the opening of Notre Dame’s Beijing Global Gateway location at the Genesis Beijing complex.
A significant but largely inaccessible survey of more than 130,000 women religious in the late 1960s is now available to scholars around the world, thanks to a digital preservation effort by the University of Notre Dame Archives and Hesburgh Libraries.
Notre Dame will welcome 10 business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the Caribbean beginning Monday, Oct. 9, for the 2017 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) program. The program aims to empower business and social entrepreneurs to transform their societies and contribute more fully to economic development and prosperity, security, human rights and good governance in the hemisphere.
Nursing is historically seen as a field dominated by women. However, new research from Notre Dame and the University of Louisville shows that the number of men in the field has risen substantially since 1960, a marker of changing economic and social trends.
Bernard Nahlen, currently deputy director of the President’s Malaria Initiative, will join Notre Dame as director of the Eck Institute for Global Health and professor of biological sciences in the College of Science.
Previous studies have shown that a lack of resources stifles innovation—that people in the U.S. and around the world who live in resource-scarce environments are unable to be innovative and make an impact. But new research by Notre Dame’s Dean Shepherd argues that people who live in extremely resource-poor environments can also be highly innovative in a different way and provide benefits to a range of people through creative problem-solving.
O. Carter Snead, William P. and Hazel B. White Director of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture and professor of law, has been reappointed as a member of the Pontifical Academy for Life, the pope’s principal advisory group on life issues and bioethics.
September 2017 now holds the record for most active month of any Atlantic hurricane season. Supporting the need for increased understanding of natural disasters through improved modeling and forecasting, the National Science Foundation awarded a team of Notre Dame engineers nearly $1 million to advance accuracy in forecasting storm surge.
Two papers involving ovarian cancer research at Notre Dame’s Harper Cancer Research Institute, one featuring new research and the other a review article, were published as cover stories in their respective journals.