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When Titles Are Tarnished but Not Taken Away
But the rules are there, and F. Clark Power worries that by flouting them, more is being lost than a sense of fair play.
Canonization cause begins for southern Louisiana’s ‘Catholic heroes’
According to Dr. Kathleen Sprows-Cummings, an expert on the canonization process and author of A Saint of Our Own: How the Quest for a Holy Hero Helped Catholics Become American, the Louisiana diocese’s move is also surprising for practical reasons.
The Rise And Fall Of American Apparel
Commentary by James S. O'Rourke, University of Notre Dame. (7:01)
You Might Want to Throw Away Your Thinx Underwear
To determine whether there are any health risks associated with wearing period underwear, she mailed unused pairs from two popular brands — Thinx and Lunapads — to University of Notre Dame nuclear scientist Graham Peaslee, who researches the presence of chemicals in consumer products.
UN says ‘staggering’ deaths of rights activists in Colombia
The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, which is charged with monitoring implementation of the accord, published a study last April finding that work had begun on more than two thirds of the agreement’s commitments.
Pope Benedict wants his name removed from book about priestly celibacy
“The one good thing from this whole cheap operetta is that it’s now clearly demonstrated to show that the whole [pope] emeritus thing doesn’t work.” Ulrich Lehner, a theology professor at the University of Notre Dame.
Scientist allegedly finds Thinx period pants have 'toxic chemicals' in the crotch
She reached out to nuclear scientist Dr Graham Peaslee of the University of Notre Dame, who she knew about after he'd discovered the same toxic chemicals in fast-food wrappers a few years before.
Astros won't give back their World Series trophy, but scandal will always shroud 2017 season
"Unfortunately, much like the steroid scandal, this now leaves all of the players who were on the Astros subject to scrutiny or innuendo regarding who on the Astros was actually involved in this," Notre Dame Law School Professor Emeritus Ed Edmonds, who specializes in sports law.
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Political Fights At Work Are Actually Good for Your Stock Bets
The authors -- from the University of Virginia, Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Notre Dame -- looked at how the political diversity of around 2,500 money managers working in teams affected their fund performance from 1992 to 2016.
Report: Thinx menstrual underwear has toxic chemicals in the crotch
She asked nuclear scientist Graham Peaslee of the University of Notre Dame to test unworn Thinx menstrual underwear, and he discovered polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) on the inside layers of the crotch.
College Programs For Encore Careers Are Bubbling Up
Two of the most notable entries: Notre Dame’s Inspired Leadership Initiative and the University of Minnesota’s Advanced Career Initiative.
Catholic ethicists question US assassination of Iranian general
Gerard Powers, Director of Catholic peacebuilding studies, Kroc Institute, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame.
‘Horace Greeley’ Review: The National Newsman
In “Horace Greeley: Print, Politics, and the Failure of American Nationhood,” James M. Lundberg, a history professor at Notre Dame, traces Greeley’s struggles with the vicissitudes of U.S. history during his lifetime, from the anguish induced by James Polk’s Mexican War to the tensions of Reconstruction.
Trump to announce sweeping changes to the National Environmental Policy Act
Bruce Huber, an environmental law professor at Notre Dame Law School, said the proposed changes will require an act from Congress and might not make it through court.
White House unveils plan to speed big projects permits
“If the regulations announced today drive agencies to diminish the extent or quality of their reporting, federal courts may very well conclude that their reports do not comply with the law,” said Notre Dame Law School Professor Bruce Huber.
White House wants to change environmental rules to speed up highway projects, pipelines and more
And Notre Dame Law School Professor Bruce Huber said in an email that since the regulations do not alter the underlying law, agencies are still required to report the environmental impacts of actions they take that significantly affect “the quality of the human environment.”
Trump Aims to Reel in Climate Reviews While Courts Say Otherwise
“Those are the instances where lawyers can pluck their favorite quotes out of a case like that and take it either direction,” University of Notre Dame law professor Bruce Huber said, adding, “I don’t think there’s a right answer on that until and if such time as the Supreme Court decides to weigh in on it.”
Trump Administration Proposes Major Changes To Bedrock Environmental Law
"The law require federal agencies to report the environmental impacts of their actions that significantly affect 'the quality of the human environment,' " says Bruce Huber of Notre Dame Law School.
America is in deep trouble
George Lopez is professor emeritus and founding faculty member at the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and a nonresident fellow at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.
Iran's Zarif says US denied him a visa to attend UN meeting
Interview with Mary Ellen O'Connell, law.