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Introducing Notre Dame Police Chief Keri Kei Shibata

Author: Carol C. Bradley

Shibata 300 Shibata

Keri Kei Shibata, the University’s recently appointed police chief, is a 12-year veteran of the Notre Dame Security Police Department (NDSP).

Shibata most recently served as deputy chief for safety services. She previously has been responsible for the University’s 911 dispatch center, crime prevention and outreach, security and guest services, Clery Act reporting, training for NDSP personnel and campus safety officers, including security support of all residence halls on campus.…

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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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Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera to visit Notre Dame

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera

In his second term as poet laureate of the United States, Juan Felipe Herrera will visit the University of Notre Dame on Oct. 5 and 6 (Wednesday and Thursday). Herrera’s stay on campus includes a poetry reading with opening remarks from University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., as well as a reception and visits and lunch with students.

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LEO’s James Sullivan presents homelessness prevention study on Capitol Hill

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

James X. Sullivan

James Sullivan, Rev. Thomas J. McDonagh, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Economics and co-founder of the Wilson-Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame, will participate in a briefing to Congressional members, staff and other key stakeholders on Thursday (Sept. 15) about the impact of emergency assistance on homelessness.

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Do it well and do it right: Business success requires top-notch service and ethics

Author: Shannon Roddel

Bank Of America

Recent headline-grabbing scandals at Volkswagen and Bank of America, among a host of car makers, big banks and other businesses, have underscored the impact poor corporate ethics can have on top, globally established companies. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that businesses must place equal importance on ethical adherence and quality service in order to be successful.

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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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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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CEOs are compensated, valued more by conservative (vs liberal) boards

Author: Shannon Roddel

CEO pay

Recent studies have examined the ways in which CEOs’ political ideologies influence their firms’ strategies, but new, first-of-its-kind research from the Notre Dame shows that corporate directors’ conservative or liberal leanings influence their decisions about CEO pay and the extent to which CEOs should be rewarded and penalized for firm performance.

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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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