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Notre Dame biometrics expert is helping to ensure an honest election in Somaliland

Author: William G. Gilroy

Right iris image from one Somaliland trial voter registration record

Somaliland declared itself independent in 1991 and has been transforming itself into a rare, multiparty democracy in the Horn of Africa. University of Notre Dame biometrics expert Kevin Bowyer and his Ph.D. students Estefan Ortiz and Amanda Sgroi are playing a critical role in that process.

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Campus, Education, and International

Fulbright foreign language teachers introduced to American culture at Notre Dame

Author: Brittany Collins

Fulbright Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program orientation brunch

The University of Notre Dame is hosting its ninth Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) orientation for the upcoming academic year. Sixty teachers from 28 countries, representing 15 languages, are staying on campus Aug. 9-13 (Saturday-Wednesday) and will attend a series of workshops designed to enhance their teaching in the United States.

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Arts & Humanities and Campus

Grammy Award-winning baritone Nathan Gunn to serve as artist-in-residence at Notre Dame

Author: Noelle Elliott

Nathan Gunn

Internationally acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning baritone Nathan Gunn will return to his hometown in September to inaugurate his artist-in-residence series with the Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame.

Gunn will spend one week each semester for the next four years teaching Notre Dame vocal students, visiting classes, coaching students as they prepare for OperaND’s annual performances and participating in public colloquia with faculty.

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Aid in Danger

Larissa Fast’s book warns of new dangers to humanitarian aid workers

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African leaders learn entrepreneurship, business at Notre Dame

Mendoza hosts young African leaders through national program

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Chinese Ministry consults with ND professor

Ahsan Kareem one of 10 people invited to share expertise.

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