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Academics and Research

Ohio State trial helps spinal cord patients progress
The Columbus Dispatch
The ad featured Notre Dame engineering professor Jim Schmiedeler, a roboticist who is collaborating on the project with Basso and other researchers.

NIH Grant to Support Homelessness Prevention Research
Inside Indiana Business
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a nearly $350,000 grant to the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economics Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame. 

Researching the risks and realities of wildfires
phys.org
WPI operates the biggest fire lab in academia, and we have a brand-new wind tunnel we built with the University of Notre Dame and the US Forest Service and tested this summer that we're using in the lab and in the field to really understand the influence of wind on fires—something you're seeing in the news now.

Drawn towards your company's CSR initiative? You could lose your job
The Economic Times
"If a CEO has invested in CSR and the firm performs poorly, they are much more likely to be dismissed," said Tim Hubbard, Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, US. 

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ND in the News, October 19, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1508371200 Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Your social endeavours may get you fired
Yahoo , 12+ others
"If a CEO has invested in CSR and the firm performs poorly, they are much more likely to be dismissed," said Tim Hubbard, Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, US.

New Eagle Cam Provides View of South Bend Bald Eagle Nest
Associated Press , U.S. News & World Report, 22+ others
The University of Notre Dame has put in a new camera providing online viewing of a bald eagle nest in South Bend.

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International Media

Vanguard of the Revolution: The Global Idea of the Communist Party, by A. James McAdams
Times Higher Education
A. James McAdams, William M. Scholl professor of international affairs (and director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies) at the University of Notre Dame, describes himself as “a typical product of American mobility.

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Academics and Research

Reducing Medicare spending through electronic health information exchange [PODCAST]
Besler
Dr. Idris Adjerid, Assistant Professor at the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame, discusses the results of a recent study which examined the impact of health information exchanges (HIEs) on Medicare spending.

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Campus News

Health Briefs
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame Office of Community Relations will host the second of five free workshops from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, 1045 W. Washington St. 

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ND in the News, October 18, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1508284800 Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs -- Update
Fox News , Dow Jones Newswires, Morningstar
Timothy Hubbard, an assistant professor at Notre Dame University's Mendoza College of Business and one of the study's authors, says the findings suggest that CEOs who pull off strong profits in a seemingly socially responsible way build up goodwill with their boards because they have managed to achieve two goals at once.

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International Media

Heads-up, CEOs - corporate social responsibility may get you fired, study finds
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Higher Highs and Lower Lows: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in CEO Dismissal is published in the current issue of Strategic Management Journal by Tim Hubbard, assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Dane Christensen of the University of Oregon and Scott Graffin from the University of Georgia.

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: God and neighbor
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley is the managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

For a more robust Catholic literary culture
National Catholic Reporter
At the Trying to Say God conference this past June, more than 200 Catholic writers traveled to the University of Notre Dame to grapple with the question that has generated thousands of words of analysis in the past few years: Is Catholic literature dead? 

Contraception mandate: women's health or religious liberty issue?
National Catholic Reporter
"The mandate reflected a view that religious freedom is really just about a freedom to worship on the Sabbath and believe in the privacy of your home," said Richard W. Garnett, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame and director of the university's Program on Church, State and Society.

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Local Community

More LimeBikes coming to South Bend
South Bend Tribune
The bikes, seen throughout South Bend and on the campuses of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College, are marketed as a cheap and easy transportation alternative for residents and students. 

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Athletics

Holy Cross, Notre Dame to meet for good basketball cause
South Bend Tribune
On Friday, Holy Cross and Notre Dame will meet a little after 7 p.m. at Purcell Pavilion in an exhibition game. 

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FYI

New eagle cam as Notre Dame takes you close to science
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame has launched a new “eagle cam” that’s providing a much-improved, overhead view of the bald eagles in their nest at St. Patrick’s County Park in South Bend. 

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ND in the News, October 17, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1508198400 Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs
The Wall Street Journal
Timothy Hubbard, an assistant professor at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and one of the study’s authors, says the findings suggest that CEOs who pull off strong profits in a seemingly socially responsible way build up goodwill with their boards because they have managed to achieve two goals at once.

Sneak peek: D.C.’s huge new Museum of the Bible includes lots of tech — but not a lot of Jesus
The Washington Post
Mark Noll, one of the country’s most prominent experts on American Christian history, served as an adviser. 

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Catholic Media

True dialogue respects deeply held beliefs of others, say speakers
Catholic News Service , Crux
Paulo Carozzo is the director of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

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Academics and Research

Corporate social responsibility may get CEO's fired, study finds
Newsroom America, Indiana Bureaucracy, News Beat, Health Medicine Network and Trillions
"Higher Highs and Lower Lows: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in CEO Dismissal" is published in the current issue of Strategic Management Journal by Tim Hubbard, assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

Why CEOs of socially responsible companies face a higher risk of getting fired
Mic
In other words, the risk is disproportionate: “This study has been a double edged sword,” said Notre Dame management professor Tim Hubbard, one of the paper’s authors. 

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Students

Notre Dame hockey players volunteer for yard work
WNDU (video)
Notre Dame's hockey team took a break from classes and spent Monday afternoon volunteering.

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Issues

The University Of Notre Dame Is Failing Its LGBTQ Students
The Huffington Post
Anne Jarrett, Student, University of Notre Dame.

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ND in the News, October 16, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1508112000 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Why investors are betting that bike sharing is the next Uber
Wired
LimeBike is targeting universities and corporate campuses, including the University of Notre Dame and Arkansas State University. 

Review: ‘The Collector of Lives’ Taught Us the Art of Art History
The Wall Street Journal
Building on these excellent studies, Ingrid Rowland, from the University of Notre Dame, Rome, and Noah Charney, the author of several books about art crime, have written a brisk account of Vasari’s achievements, complete with gossipy details from the original text and snippets from the latest scholarship.

Why So Many People Believe Conspiracy Theories
Time
"In this case, conspiracy theories can be like emotional poultices," says Joseph Parent, a professor of political science at Notre Dame University and Uscinski's co-author.

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International Media

Why Chinese students are being drawn to America’s faith-based universities – US provost tells all
South China Morning Post
The trend is evident at the University of Notre Dame in the US state of Indiana, where Thomas Burish is the provost, responsible for academic administration.

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame's School of Architecture featured at The History Museum
South Bend Tribune
That commitment to architecture both in the classroom and on campus is revealed in a new exhibit at The History Museum, “Commitment, Continuity and Community: Architecture at Notre Dame, 1898 to the Present.”

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Issues

Police investigating reported rape on Notre Dame's campus
WSBT
Police at Notre Dame are investigating a reported on-campus rape.

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FYI

Notre Dame endowment pool reaches $11.8 billion
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame's endowment pool returned 12.6 percent for the fiscal year ending June 30, and ended the year with a value of $11.8 billion, the university announced Friday.

Notre Dame Touts Increased Endowment Pool
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame says its endowment pool rose in the 2017 fiscal year. 

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ND in the News, October 13, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1507852800 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

A defense of college students and their fall break, the power nap of the academic calendar
The Washington Post
Notre Dame does a full week, a midsemester break in the fall.

Pope Francis calls for change to Catholic teaching on death penalty
CNN , 36+ others
But John Cavadini, a professor of theology and director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame, welcomed the Pope's comments.

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Catholic Media

Fr. Antonio Spadaro spells out Francis' mercy-drenched vision
National Catholic Reporter
Earlier this week, Spadaro gave a talk at the University of Notre Dame titled "The Diplomacy and Geopolitics of Mercy: The World of Pope Francis."

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame Faculty Receive ARO Award
Inside Indiana Business
The Army Research Office has recognized two University of Notre Dame faculty members with Young Investigator Program awards for 2017. 

New protein study broadens knowledge of molecular basis for disease
phys.org
Now scientists at the University of Notre Dame are one step closer to unraveling the mystery of how intrinsically disordered proteins work, according to new research published in Science.

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Faculty/Staff

Scalias All the Way Down
The Wall Street Journal
Notre Dame law professor Amy Coney Barrett’s influence on the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could still be going strong 40 years from now.

UN Chief Opts for Preventive Diplomacy Over Post-Conflict Peacekeeping
InDepthNews
George A. Lopez, the Hesburgh Professor of Peace Studies, Emeritus, at the Kroc Institute, University of Notre Dame, who closely monitors also political developments in the world body, told IDN that with the creation of the Advisory Board, Guterres "clearly aims for the UN to be more proactive in violence prevention during crisis escalation and more effective in forging ceasefires during hostilities".

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FYI

Notre Dame to Celebrate Opening of New Global Gateway
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame will Saturday host a series of inauguration events in China to celebrate the opening of its new Beijing Global Gateway. 

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ND in the News, October 12, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1507766400 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Administration

Notre Dame president Father Jenkins appointed to NCAA basketball commission
Indy Star
The University of Notre Dame has announced that the Rev. John I. Jenkins, the university's president has been appointed to the Commission on College Basketball, a group that will "examine critical aspects of the sport" following the recent FBI investigations.

Amid Scandal, N.C.A.A. Forms Commission to Reform Men’s Basketball
The New York Times
While he declined to speak for the commission, its members do not include any public critics of amateurism, and some — such as the Rev. John I. Jenkins, the president of Notre Dame — are outspoken supporters.

NCAA to form commission in response to bribery scheme
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, 289+ outlets
Other members of the commission include Association of American Universities president Mary Sue Coleman, Florida athletic director emeritus Jeremy Foley, Hofstra athletic director Jeffrey Hathaway, Atlanta Hawks owner/vice chairman Grant Hill, USA Basketball chairman General Martin Dempsey, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins...

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National Media

I’m From Pharaoh and Here to Help
The Wall Street Journal
Felipe Fernández-Armesto, a professor at Notre Dame, is the author, most recently, of “A Foot in the River: Why Our Lives Change—and the Limits of Evolution.”

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Alumni

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners
The New York Times
The honorees include Nikole Hannah-Jones, 41, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine who writes about the persistence of racial segregation in housing and education.

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Campus News

Notre Dame career fair today
ABC 57
Notre Dame career fair to feature on-the-spot hiring decisions today.

Idea Week 2018 to focus on entrepreneurship at Notre Dame and in the community
South Bend Tribune
Idea Week 2018 is coming to South Bend, Elkhart and the University of Notre Dame.

University of Notre Dame hosting job fair
WSBT (video)
Notre Dame will hold a unique career fair.

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ND in the News, October 11, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1507680000 Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Catholic Media

Study up: A Reformation anniversary reading list
Religion News Service
Brad S. Gregory, a professor at Notre Dame, looks at how the legacy of the Reformation — the Enlightenment, self-determination and religious freedom that includes the right to reject religion — would have shocked Luther, whose goal was to spread Christianity.

Opening the Word: Rendered to God
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.

Spadaro at Notre Dame: “Mercy essential to understanding pope’s political engagement”
Crux
Key papal ally, Father Antonio Spadaro, gave a lecture at Notre Dame on Tuesday arguing that the theme of mercy is critical to understanding Pope Francis's political engagement.

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Academics and Research

Corporate Social Responsibility Can Get a CEO Fired: Research
Carrier Management
But researchers from the University of Notre Dame and elsewhere said the focus on what is known as corporate social responsibility, or CSR, can lead to accolades or the executive getting fired, and profit or loss appears to be the connection.

Study: Corporate Social Responsibility Investment 'Double-Edged Sword'
Inside Indiana Business
Tim Hubbard says the results show poor performance of CSR initiatives have contribute to the firing of CEOs.

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Campus News

Notre Dame Hosting Career Fair
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame will Thursday host a career fair in an effort to fill a variety of service industry jobs.

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Issues

Students, Employees Protest Notre Dame Contraceptive Stance
WVPE (audio)
Notre Dame students and employees gathered outside of the university’s Administration Building to protest the University’s response to the Trump administration’s rollback of the Obama executive order regarding contraception.

Notre Dame married, grad students concerned about living situations
WSBT (video)
There's a unique community within the Notre Dame population, and they say leaders at the school aren't listening to them.

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ND in the News, October 10, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1507593600 Tue, 10 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

When Life Imitates ‘The Sopranos’
The Wall Street Journal
It is no coincidence, for example, that the University of Notre Dame’s main building features a series of Columbus murals that depict the story of what some regard as America’s Catholic founding.

White House DACA Demands Provoke Strong Reactions
NPR , 100+ others
Lisa Koop is with the National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago and teaches at the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Pence once called a protest the sound of freedom, but calls the NFL's disrespectful
Chicago Tribune
Then, in May, Pence watched as about 100 students walked out of the University of Notre Dame's graduation ceremony during his commencement speech.

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Academics and Research

Heads-up, CEOs—corporate social responsibility may get you fired, study finds
phys.org
"Higher Highs and Lower Lows: The Role of Corporate Social Responsibility in CEO Dismissal" is published in the current issue of Strategic Management Journal by Tim Hubbard, assistant professor of management in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Dane Christensen of the University of Oregon and Scott Graffin from the University of Georgia. 

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Campus News

Notre Dame career fair to feature on-the-spot hiring
WNDU
Notre Dame is looking to hire 100 full- and part-time service industry employees at a job fair on Thursday.

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Issues

Notre Dame is looking to hire 100 full- and part-time service industry employees at a job fair on Thursday.
WSBT
One of the groups planning to sue the administration to block the rules represents students at Notre Dame.

University Of Notre Dame Could Stop Birth Control Coverage
Indiana Public Media
The Trump administration’s new rules on birth control coverage open the door for the University of Notre Dame and other employers to stop covering contraceptives as part of their health plans. 

Native American Notre Dame students hold protest on Columbus Day
WNDU (video)
Native American students at Notre Dame organized a Columbus Day protest on campus.

Notre Dame student fears losing birth control coverage under university health plan
CBS News
"I respect my university's adherence to Catholicism but I also think that no woman should have to choose between her serious medical needs and her university's religion," said Notre Dame law student Kate Rochat.

Notre Dame student fears losing birth control coverage
CBS News
The University of Notre Dame has fought the mandate for years, but while it hasn't decided to withdraw coverage yet, some students are worried they're about to lose an important part of their health care. 

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ND in the News, October 09, 2017 https://news.nd.edu/ 1507507200 Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Catholic Media

Conference on 'Amoris Laetitia' was dialogical, grounded in reality
National Catholic Reporter
At the conclusion of Vatican II, the University of Notre Dame hosted a series of lectures and discussions on the conciliar texts, looked at from an interfaith perspective. 

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame researcher get grant for storm surge study
WVPE (audio)
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have received nearly a million dollars to study storm surge prediction models over the next four years.

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Faculty/Staff

Push continues for legislating the absurd
Northwest Indiana Times
Laura Hollis is a University of Notre Dame business and law professor. 

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Students

Trump Just Made It Easier for Employers to Refuse to Pay for Birth Control
NBC News
“No woman should ever be denied health care because her employer or university’s religious views are prioritized over her serious medical needs,” said Kate Rochat, an ACLU member and law student at the University of Notre Dame who says she stands to lose access to contraceptive health care because of the rule. Notre Dame is run by the Catholic Church.

Stop Kidding Yourself: This Is the Christian Right’s Presidency
The Daily Beast
Of course, that distinction doesn’t matter to Kate Rochat, a student at Notre Dame University and now a plaintiff in the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the action.

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Alumni

Former Quarterback Steve Beuerlein: Notre Dame is 'always with you'
ABC 57
Former Notre Dame quarterback Steve Beuerlein played for the Irish from 1983-1986, but despite his accomplishments, he doesn't think of himself as a legend.

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Campus News

People gather at Notre Dame to pray for victims of Las Vegas shooting
WNDU (video)
eople gathered at Notre Dame on Sunday to pray for victims and survivors of last week's shooting in Las Vegas.

Schola Musicorum performs at ND
South Bend Tribune
Schola Musicorum performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

Prayer vigil at Notre Dame honors Las Vegas shooting victims
WSBT (video)
Sunday afternoon, about a dozen people offered prayer at Notre Dame.

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Issues

Groups push to reject celebration of Columbus Day
ABC 57 (video)
Also at 4:30, the Native American Student Association with Notre Dame has planned a peaceful protest on campus.

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FYI

Notre Dame opens new Global Gateway in China
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame this week is formally opening its new Global Gateway location in Beijing, China.

Roger Valdiserri: A champion of all things Notre Dame
ABC 57 (video)
Roger Valdiserri was the gatekeeper of information for the Notre Dame football and basketball programs for nearly 30 years. 

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