Gameday events on the University of Notre Dame campus for the upcoming weekend offer visitors their choice of activities, whether academic or athletic. Highlights from the weekend include Trumpets Under the Dome, Football Fridays at the Eck and a panel discussion on “Science, Religion and Environmental Change.”
As anyone who has experienced it will attest, dealing with a boss who acts abusively can be a very difficult and confusing experience. However, the process by which such behavior emerges has received little attention from researchers. A new study by researchers Charlice Hurst, Ken Kelley and Timothy Judge from the Department of Management at the University of 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.
In addition to a Friday night (Oct. 2) concert in South Bend’s Morris Theatre, the alumni singers from the classes of 1943 to the present — not a few of them well into their 90s — will be going on campus tours, sharing meals and memories, and giving impromptu a cappella performances.
The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) will be recognized by the National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) with the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award on Monday (Oct. 5) at a gala celebrating the 25th anniversary of the award in Washington, D.C. The award celebrates individuals and organizations that have shown a lifelong devotion to serving the nation’s youth through the apostolate of Catholic education.
Gwyneth Cravens, an American author and journalist who is best known for her writings on nuclear power as a safe and reliable alternative energy source and as an essential preventive of global warming, will present a lecture titled “Can We Save the World with Nuclear Energy?" at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Oct 6) at Washington Hall Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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 University of Notre Dame anthropologists James McKenna and Lee Gettler that appears in the prestigious European journal Acta Paediatrica.
An exhibition titled “Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context” will be on display through Oct. 16 (Friday) in the Great Hall of O’Shaughnessy Hall on the University of Notre Dame campus.
The peace accord announced in Havana Wednesday (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 the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR), who had played a crucial role in the peace talks.
The 15th International Workshop on Molecular and Cellular Biology of Plasminogen Activation began this week at the University of Notre Dame Global Gateway in Rome. Held every other year since 1985, this year’s workshop will host more than 85 scientists from 16 countries.
Anyone who happens to glance up at the sky a few hours before midnight on Sept. 27 may be startled to see a huge red moon.
Joseph Kaboski, professor of economics; Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism; and Richard W. Garnett, professor of law, reflect on what Pope Francis’ visit and Junipero Serra’s canonization mean to the Church, politicians and America.