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Notre Dame’s Father John Jenkins responds to a postage stamp to honor Father Hesburgh

Author: Dennis Brown

USPS stamp honoring Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Responding to the United States Postal Service’s announcement Tuesday (Sept. 20) that it will issue a stamp next year honoring the late Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., said: “It’s fitting that the United States recognizes Father Hesburgh’s contributions to our nation and the world in a medium that will literally transport his legacy to households across America and around the world.”

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New program for inclusive education

Author: Alliance for Catholic Education

Alliance For Catholic Education (ACE) Has Established The Program For Inclusive Education

The Alliance for Catholic Education has established a spectrum of educational opportunities aimed at supporting the needs of all learners.

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Open floor plans may lead to more eating

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Open floor plan

According to Kim Rollings, assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture, dining environments can have even more serious consequences for eating behaviors, and in an article published recently in the journal Environment and Behavior she and Nancy Wells, an environmental psychologist from Cornell University, describe some of them.

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Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development awarded $1.2 million contract to support USAID impact evaluation in Honduras

Author: Notre Dame News

Juticalpa, Honduras

The focus of NDIGD’s research, under Dexis’ Monitoring and Evaluation Support for Collaborative Learning and Adapting program, will be to conduct rigorous impact evaluations of USAID/Honduras programs related to citizen security, workforce development and food security.

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A conversation with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Author: William G. Gilroy

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United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reads from a pocket copy of the United States Constitution during a conversation with U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams

In a reflective, frank and often wryly humorous conversation with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Monday night (Sept. 12) at the University of Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, the justice offered insights into her upbringing, judicial philosophy and hopes for the future of the court.

U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and Trustee, asked Ginsburg a series of questions on a wide range of issues.

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