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Kenya Is Trying to End Child Marriage. But Climate Change Is Putting More Young Girls at Risk

In 2018, the University of Notre Dame’s Global Adaptation Initiative Index ranked Kenya 36th among all countries in vulnerability to climate change effects—and 152nd in terms of preparedness to deal with these effects.


With Congress stalled, a second round of stimulus checks won't be coming anytime soon

Combined with the boosted unemployment insurance benefit, the aid more than offset the decline in earnings and, in fact, led to a decline in poverty, according to a report from researchers at the University of Chicago and University of Notre Dame.


From Michael Brown to George Floyd: Why Video Footage Wouldn't Have Changed Perception of Ferguson Shooting

The length of the video—coupled with the lack of confusion as to whether officers were being threatened— took away the typical explanations that support absolving officers of wrongdoing in the court of public opinion, and pushed people who would have normally given the officers the benefit of the doubt to say "that's not right," said David Hooker, associate professor of peacebuilding and conflict transformation at the University of Notre Dame.

Financial Times

McDonald’s gets tough with former chief over fresh sexual conduct claims

“This is the first time I’ve seen something like this — for them to come back and revisit an issue that I believe most board members would wish would just go away,” said Tim Hubbard of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.