ND in the News https://news.nd.edu/ Notre Dame News gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s academic and research mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institute of higher learning. en-us Thu, 19 Jul 2018 21:04:05 +0000 ND in the News, July 19, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531958400 Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Are We Really as Awful as We Act Online?
National Geographic
Agustín Fuentes, who has been a National Geographic explorer and grantee, is the Edmund P. Joyce Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame.

White House economists say federal programs helped end poverty. Now they want to end the programs
Quartz
A 2017 study by economists at the University of Chicago and Notre Dame found that relative to what the average person could consume at the poverty level in 1980, only about 3% of Americans consumed less in 2016.

Perhaps Trump should read 'The Art of the Deal'
Chicago Tribune
Joseph Holt teaches negotiations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

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Faculty/Staff

Local veteran fighting for his home after changes made to his mortgage lead to foreclosure
ABC 57 Video
Judith Fox is a Clincial Law Professor at Notre Dame who specializes in mortgages and foreclosures.

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Athletics

Notre Dame Women's Basketball wins 'Best Play' at ESPYs
ABC 57
It was a big night in the sporting world and for Notre Dame Women's Basketball.

Ogunbowale takes homes ESPYS Best Play with her game winner
ESPN Video
Arike Ogunbowale accepts the ESPY award for Best Play for her game-winning shot to win the National Championship for Notre Dame.

Ogunbowale's game winner wins ESPYS Best Play
ESPN Video
Arike Ogunbowale nails the jumper to sink Mississippi State and win the national championship for Notre Dame.

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ND in the News, July 18, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531872000 Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

I.R.S. Will No Longer Force Kochs and Other Groups to Disclose Donors
The New York Times
Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer, a law professor at Notre Dame Law School, said it would further diminish reporting requirements for the groups. 

When District Judges Try to Run the Country
The Wall Street Journal
In testimony last year before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Samuel Bray, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, explained that the Supreme Court justices typically wait until there’s a split at the circuit-court level before they decide to hear a case.

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: The Lord feeds us
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

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Academics and Research

Searching for wind for the future
phys.org
As part of an ongoing collaboration with the University of Notre Dame in the United States, Marc Genton's research group recently turned its attention to how the latest regional climate models might inform an analysis of the potential for wind power across the Arabian Peninsula—a region that has very little recorded wind speed data, but also has complex topography and diverse terrain and meteorology.  

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Faculty/Staff

Michiana voters react to President Trump's clarification on Russia remarks
ABC 57
“The net effect has been with more outrageous, or provocative or controversial, the things he says, he just seems to be, sort of lowering the bar in terms of what he can get away with,” said Michael Desch, Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame.

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Local Community

Notre Dame Launches Center For Civic Innovation
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame has announced a partnership to create the Center for Civic Innovation. 

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ND in the News, July 17, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531785600 Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

A researcher studied a year of public Venmo transactions. Here's what she learned
CNN , 21+ others
"You're basically having people testify against themselves in transaction comments about illicit activity," said Mike Chapple, who teaches business analytics and cybersecurity courses at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

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Campus News

Mackey & Miles in the Morning
B100 Audio
Garth Brooks talks with Mackey & Miles about his show at Notre Dame.

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Local Community

Notre Dame teams local youth, police in cooking program
WNDU Video
A new, multi-faceted program at the University of Notre Dame joins youth and police together around food. 

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FYI

IDEA Center Touts New Startups
Inside Indiana Business
In its first year of operation, the IDEA Center at the University of Notre Dame has surpassed its goal for launching faculty and student startups companies. 

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ND in the News, July 16, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531699200 Mon, 16 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Eric Shawn: How should Putin be punished?
Fox News Video
Michael Desch, director of the International Security Center at the University of Notre Dame.

Rebooting the Ethical Soldier
The New York Times
Robert H. Latiff is a retired Air Force major general.

The New York Yankees Are a Moral Abomination
The New York Times
David Bentley Hart is the author of “The New Testament: A Translation.”

Raising a Child in a Doomed World
The New York Times
Roy Scranton is a professor of English at the University of Notre Dame.

Charities Can Reject Foster Parents for Immigrant Kids Over Religion
The Daily Beast
Richard Garnett, a law professor at Notre Dame Law School and director of the university’s Program on Church, State & Society, doesn’t see a problem with such faith-based eligibility criteria “so long as there are other options available for people who do not meet these criteria and so long as it is clear that the government is supporting the service provisions, not the religious criteria.”

What Trump and Putin want from their historic summit
The Washington Post
Susanne Wengle, assistant professor of political science, University of Notre Dame.

A look at the issues at stake ahead of Trump and Putin's summit
CNBC
"I think it's a good thing the president is talking to our adversaries, because that's what diplomacy is all about but certainly, we don't want him to go over there and give away the store," Michael Desch, a foreign policy expert and director of the International Security Center at the University of Notre Dame, told CNBC.

Dems: Trump must take Putin to task on election meddling
New York Post
Putin, for his part, is likely aiming to win an end to sanctions, which are harming Russian industries and individuals, Susanne Wengle of the University of Notre Dame told the Washington Post – as well as “recognition as a legitimate great power.”

An orthodox legal life and the case for Judge Kavanaugh
The Hill
Trump was expected to pick someone less orthodox — perhaps Judge Amy Coney Barrett, 46, from Notre Dame, a top school renowned for its more working-class origins.

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International Media

The future of self-driving cars, explained
GlobalNews
“Certainly within five years, we should start to see far larger numbers of cars on the roads that are autonomous,” Timothy Carone, an associate teaching professor at the Mendoza College of Business at University of Notre Dame, said.

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Catholic Media

Pro-Life Analysis of Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh
EWTN
We get reaction from University of Notre Dame Law Professor Richard Garnett and pro-life analysis from Mallory Quigley, the Vice President of Communications for the Susan B. Anthony List.

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Academics and Research

Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters assist with monsoon research
U.S. Air Force
They worked with the University of Notre Dame and Government of Sri Lanka, which are partnering on a five-year study, funded by the U.S. Office of Naval Research, of oceanic conditions across the Indian Ocean to better understand how the atmosphere and ocean interact with setting up MISO events to better predict weather and save lives. 

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Faculty/Staff

Sacrificing Children's Health to Profits
Psychology Today
Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame.

Coping with heat waves: 5 essential reads
Salon
Ashish Sharma, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Notre Dame, studied how well green and cool roofs reduced urban heat island effects in Chicago. 

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Local Community

ND's Family Volunteer Camp combines socialization, service
WNDU
Sunday is the start of the third and final week of the University of Notre Dame's Family Volunteer Camp.

Police help teach culinary skills in Cooking with Cops
WNDU Video
Saturday, culinary skills brought together South Bend children and Notre Dame police officers in a new program called Cooking with Cops.

Notre Dame program cooks up conversation between cops, chefs and kids
South Bend Tribune
Each team was paired with a Notre Dame Security Police officer and at least one campus chef.

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Issues

Lawsuit Targets Notre Dame’s HHS Mandate Settlement
National Catholic Register
The University of Notre Dame’s settlement with the federal government to end the Health and Human Services’ contraceptive mandate is under fire, as a new lawsuit argues the settlement is illegal and Notre Dame must pay out free contraception to students and employees covered under its health plans.

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ND in the News, July 13, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531440000 Fri, 13 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Lawmakers, experts doubt Trump could unilaterally pull US from NATO
ABC News
Mary Ellen O'Connell, a professor of Law and International Dispute Resolution at the University of Notre Dame told ABC News that the Constitution makes clear that the president needs Congress to create a treaty, but it's less clear about whether a president can dismantle one.

Trump’s Low-Energy Supreme Court Play Is a Lost Opportunity for Republicans
The Daily Beast
First, on the merits, Judge Barrett (primarily due to her tenure as a Notre Dame law professor and former Scalia clerk) was a perfectly qualified pick. 

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Catholic Media

Why Catholics and Jews dominate at the Supreme Court
National Catholic Reporter
"For a whole lot of Catholic and Jewish immigrants, law school was, in a very pressing way, a ticket to the middle class," said Richard W. Garnett, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame.

500 theologians to gather in Sarajevo to talk ethics, action
National Catholic Reporter
Other panels include Dominican Sr. Alison Munro, head of the AIDS Office of the Southern African Bishops' Conference; Msgr. Francisco Niño Súa, associate general secretary of the Latin American regional bishops' conference; and Emmanuel Katongole, a Ugandan now at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies in Indiana.

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Faculty/Staff

Texans paid $500,000 to anti-abortion activists. Here’s what they got.
Houston Chronicle
Paxton’s office hired Carter Snead, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, and Dr. Mikeal Love, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Austin, as experts. 

Notre Dame Names Director of Graduate Business Programs
Inside Indiana Business
The Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame has selected Kelli Kilpatrick as senior director of graduate business programs.

Scared of heights? This new VR therapy could help
ScienceNews
This is “a huge step forward” for therapeutic VR, says Jennifer Hames, a clinical psychologist at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, who wasn’t involved in the work. 

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ND in the News, July 12, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531353600 Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Kavanaugh Would Feel Right at Home Among All-Ivy Justices
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, 90+ others
He passed over other finalists who attended law school at Michigan, Notre Dame and Georgetown.

Real questions about what NATO’s future should be: Professor
CNBC Video
Michael Desch, professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame discusses the NATO summit, Trump's comments on defense spending and Germany's relationship with Russia.

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Why I am so deeply disappointed by Trump's Supreme Court pick
Fox News
Social and religious conservatives pushed the president to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a fiercely Catholic mother of seven and former Notre Dame Law School professor who is a known opponent of abortion.

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: Love of the shepherd
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Catholic-heavy Supreme Court moves right as the church moves left
Religion News Service
One of the judges on the Catholics’ deep bench is Amy Coney Barrett, who was reportedly in the running for the seat now offered to Kavanaugh.

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Alumni

20 Questions with Architect Tom Meaney, AIA
Santa Barbara Independent
Santa Barbara–based architect Tom Meaney first realized the potential of combining his passions for art and architecture while studying in Rome through the University of Notre Dame.

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Issues

The offensive Alliance Defending Freedom
The Washington Post
We represent University of Notre Dame students who worry about their health and education because their university blocks their access to birth control.

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ND in the News, July 11, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531267200 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Donald Trump is right to question NATO
USA Today
Michael C. Desch is a Packey J. Dee professor of political science at Notre Dame and director of the Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC).

Conservatives pushing Kavanaugh’s family-man image
Politico
Many of those groups had hoped Trump would instead nominate Amy Coney Barrett, a circuit court judge, former Notre Dame professor, staunch Catholic and mother to seven kids.

The Supreme Court could cripple an Obama-era consumer finance watchdog if agency critic Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed
CNBC
"Ironically, Mick Mulvaney has given some credibility to the theory that a single director can abuse his power," said Judith Fox, a former member of the CFPB's Consumer Advisory Board who was fired alongside the 24 other members of the advisory group during a conference call last month.

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Catholic Media

Notre Dame legal scholar: Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh ‘highly talented’
Crux
Richard W. Garnett is the Paul J. Schierl/Fort Howard Corporation Professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School.

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Academics and Research

The 50 hardest law schools to get into
MSN
23. University of Notre Dame.

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ND in the News, July 10, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531180800 Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Amy Coney Barrett and the Left’s Loudest Dogma
The Wall Street Journal
A Journal report that Mr. Trump is leaning against selecting Amy Coney Barrett is surely welcome news for cultural leftists, but not for the reason they typically claim.

Trump picked the wrong judge
The Washington Post
The best version of Trump would have nominated Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

From Clinton to Trump: How Kavanaugh navigated through some of Washington’s biggest scandals
The Washington Post
In a speech at Notre Dame Law School last year, Kavanaugh lamented that too many Americans view the Supreme Court’s rulings as partisan and “pre-baked” based on the party of the president who nominates the justice or the justice’s individual policy preferences.

Garth Brooks to Play Notre Dame Stadium's 1st Music Concert
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today
The Fighting Irish and country music will come together on the gridiron, with Garth Brooks announcing plans to play the first-ever music concert at Notre Dame's football stadium.

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Catholic Media

Catholics don’t see sweeping legal change with Trump’s SCOTUS pick
Crux
According to Rick Garnett, an associate dean and professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, Kavanaugh’s legal thinking is “shaped by Scalia,” as he believes is the case for all of the potential contenders on the president’s shortlist.

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Faculty/Staff

President Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh To Supreme Court
On Point
Richard Garnett, Professor at Notre Dame Law School, where he teaches constitutional law and is the founding director of the program on Church, State and Society.

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FYI

Who is Amy Coney Barrett? An inside look at Michiana candidate for the SCOTUS
WNDU
A Notre Dame Law professor, judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and mother of seven, Barrett knows what it means to multi-task. Her family friend and colleague John Nagle say she’s a great fit for replacing Justice Kennedy.

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ND in the News, July 09, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1531094400 Mon, 09 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Thomas Hardiman, Donald Trump's Supreme Court finalist, explained
Vox
He was the first in his family to go to college, turning down a Harvard scholarship to attend Notre Dame, paying his way by working as a taxi driver. 

Be Smart About Trump’s Supreme Court Pick
Bloomberg
On top of that, Barrett has seven children. She went to Rhodes College and the Notre Dame Law School, not Harvard or Yale. And oh yes, she’s a lovely, charming person.

Who Are the Supreme Court Contenders?
The Wall Street Journal
Judge Barrett, a former law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, has a long tenure as a law professor at the University of Notre Dame

Trump ‘Very Close’ to Supreme Court Decision, but May Wait Till Final Hours
The New York Times
 Judge Hardiman attended the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University Law Center.

Trump aides have prepped rollouts for multiple Supreme Court nominees
Politico
Hardiman’s personal story could be an asset for Trump, who is drawn to a strong narrative. He worked as a taxi cab driver while finishing his studies at the University of Notre Dame then went on to Georgetown University Law Center.

Supreme Court opening: Indiana's Amy Coney Barrett a favorite of grassroots conservatives
Indianapolis Star
And now, less than a year after joining the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the long-time Notre Dame Law School professor is a top contender to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. 

How Trump and two lawyers narrowed the field for his Supreme Court choice
The Washington Post
Two others — Brett Kavanaugh, another former Kennedy clerk now on the powerful D.C. Circuit, and Amy Coney Barrett, a University of Notre Dame law professor nominated by Trump last year to the Chicago-based 7th Circuit — were added to the list last November.

What you need to know about Trump's top SCOTUS contenders
CBS News
Hardiman has an appealing life story -- the first person in his family to go to college, he attended the University of Notre Dame as an undergraduate and then later financed his law degree at the Georgetown University by driving a taxi.

Last year's runner-up, Thomas Hardiman has a working-class background that could appeal to Trump voters
Los Angeles Times
Hardiman won a merit scholarship to go the University of Notre Dame, and he earned his law degree at Georgetown University in Washington.

How Trump's likely SCOTUS pick has ruled on health care
Politico
Amy Coney Barrett, an appeals court judge for the Seventh Circuit who was seated just eight months ago, has the skimpiest record from the bench. But she was also a Notre Dame law professor and has spoken or written extensively on sensitive issues like abortion

Experts think Trump's Supreme Court nominee could rule against gays, lesbians in employment cases
CNBC
Barrett, who was a professor at the University of Notre Dame until recently, has faced criticism for giving a paid speech funded by the Alliance Defending Freedom, a group that has claimed a “homosexual agenda” will ruin society, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, and linked homosexuality to pedophilia. 

The story behind potential Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s little-known Catholic group, People of Praise
The Washington Post
Barrett, a 46-year-old recently appointed circuit court judge who has been endorsed by every clerk she has worked with and the entire faculty of Notre Dame’s law school where she taught, is affiliated with People of Praise, a tightknit, mostly Catholic group of about 1,700 adult members across the country.

Amy Coney Barrett can separate faith and supreme court duty, friends say
Newsweek
A former Notre Dame University law professor and law clerk to Antonin Scalia, Barrett’s name has consistently been brought up as the potential nominee.

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International Media

Priest criticises most senior Irishman in Rome on marriage preparation
The Irish Times
In a tweet Fr Dailey, director of the Notre Dame–Newman Centre for Faith and Reason at University Church on Dublin’s St Stephen’s Green, described what Cardinal Farrell said as “preposterous, juvenile, and destructive.” 

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Academics and Research

How Much Does Being a Legacy Help Your College Admissions Odds?
The Wall Street Journal
“We need to keep doing a better job of finding high-ability, low-income students to apply,” said Don Bishop, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment at Notre Dame

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Faculty/Staff

Texans paid $500,000 to anti-abortion activists. Here’s what they got.
Houston Chronicle
Paxton’s office hired Carter Snead, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, and Dr. Mikeal Love, an obstetrician-gynecologist in Austin, as experts. The two have been called on numerous times to testify on the state’s behalf.

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Local Community

President Trump to make Supreme Court justice nominee announcement Monday
ABC 57
Amy Coney Barrett is closely tied with South Bend; she is currently a Notre Dame Law professor.

Garth Brooks announces he'll play a concert at Notre Dame Stadium
WSBT
Garth Brooks is announcing he'll play a concert at Notre Dame Stadium this fall.

Garth Brooks to perform at Notre Dame Stadium
WNDU
Country music star Garth Brooks will be the first artist to ever play in concert at Notre Dame Stadium.

Garth Brooks to play first ever concert in Notre Dame Stadium
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame announced Monday that country musician Garth Brooks will perform at Notre Dame Stadium.

Stargazers flock to Notre Dame for a glimpse into space
WNDU
Friday was a fun night for many to go stargazing outside and on top of Jordan Hall of Science on the University of Notre Dame’s campus.

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ND in the News, July 06, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1530835200 Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

How Would Amy Coney Barrett’s Faith Affect Her Ruling on Non-Roe Matters?
The Daily Beast
Having clerked for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and having worked as a Notre Dame law professor, Barrett boasts an impressive resume.

Trump's Top 2 Supreme Court Picks Reflect Warring Republican Factions
NPR
Social conservatives seem to have coalesced behind Barrett, who spent much of her career as a law professor at Notre Dame.

Inside Amy Coney Barrett’s ‘Cult’
The Wall Street Journal
Judge Amy Coney Barrett could be President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court—a prospect that thrills many conservatives. A former Antonin Scalia clerk and Notre Dame professor, Judge Barrett, 46, seems an ideal choice.

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Catholic Media

Raising questions about Amy Barrett's beliefs is not an anti-popery riot
National Catholic Reporter
A former colleague of Barrett's at the University of Notre Dame Law School, Rick Garnett, pointed this out at his blog Mirror of Justice.

Prospective Supreme Court nominee puts spotlight on People of Praise
National Catholic Reporter
"It's a great blessing to me," said Lent, who is a professor of engineering and of physics at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. The group is coming under scrutiny now, as Barrett — who has taught at Notre Dame's law school since 2002 — is said to be among President Donald Trump's top choices for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy. 

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Academics and Research

Coping with heat waves: 5 essential reads
San Francisco Chronicle
Ashish Sharma, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Notre Dame, studied how well green and cool roofs reduced urban heat island effects in Chicago. 

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Local Community

Stargazing event tonight at Notre Dame rooftop observatory
WSBT
If fireworks aren't your thing, Notre Dame is giving you another reason to look up in the sky tonight.

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