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The Washington Post

December 22, 2018

Top Senate Democrats introduce bill to amend Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Richard Garnett, who runs Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State and Society, argued that amending RFRA could swing the pendulum too far away from protecting religious freedom. 

The Atlantic

May 24, 2018

In Praise of Civility

As Father John I. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame observes in his book, Conviction and Peril of Our Passionate Beliefs, “Civility is what allows speech to be heard.”

Fox News

May 24, 2018

Here's what we know about Russia's hypersonic waverider weapon

The Russians have released few concrete details about the weapon, but from the information available, it appears the weapon is a so-called hypersonic glide vehicle, said Thomas Juliano, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering at the University of Notre Dame who specializes in hypersonic flight.

CNBC

May 24, 2018

Here's the only way Trump can win the two-front trade war with China and the EU

Commentary by economics expert Jason Reed, assistant teaching professor of finance in the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

Bloomberg

May 24, 2018

What’s Discouraging Millennials From Starting a Family?

A February research paper he co-authored with Kasey Buckles and Daniel Hungerman of the University of Notre Dame found that in the U.S., fertility appears to be a leading economic indicator: “The growth rate for conceptions begins to fall several quarters prior to economic decline,” they wrote.

USA Today

May 24, 2018

Samsung ordered to pay Apple nearly $539 million in damages in longstanding patent dispute

Before the trial began, Notre Dame Law School professor Mark McKenna told USA TODAY that determining the outcome of the case wouldn’t be easy for the jury, and that appears to have been the case. 

National Catholic Reporter

May 24, 2018

Links for 5/24/18

Speaking of immigration, here is video of Sr. Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus, receiving the Laetare award at last weekend's commencement exercises at the University of Notre Dame, and her splendid speech to the students. 

CBS News

May 23, 2018

America's elite colleges struggle to integrate low-income students

Luis Fraga rose to become a prominent figure in academia, now at Notre Dame and formerly at Stanford University, but the validation he may have been seeking from his alma mater didn't come until last fall when he was invited to speak alongside Ballmer at the Class of 1977's 40th reunion.

Our Sunday Visitor

May 23, 2018

Opening the Word: Eucharistic comedy

Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

The Hill

May 22, 2018

America should take caution with maximum pressure Iran sanctions

George A. Lopez is the Hesburgh Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at Notre Dame's Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs.

NPR

May 21, 2018

Is Sleeping With Your Baby As Dangerous As Doctors Say?

There is good reason for this mutual pull toward each other, says James McKenna, an anthropologist at Notre Dame who has been studying infant sleep for 40 years.

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Sojourners

May 21, 2018

Watch Sister Norma Pimentel's Notre Dame Commencement Address

Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley and longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, received the 2018 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics, at the University of Notre Dame's 173rd Commencement Ceremony on May 20.

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Catholic News Service

May 21, 2018

Catholic college graduates urged to make difference for those in need

University of Notre Dame graduates were asked May 21 to take stock of where they are going and what they will do with their talents.

Bloomberg

May 18, 2018

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Limit Scope of Interview

Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses statements by President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani, in which the former New York mayor said that special counsel Robert Mueller had agreed to limit the scope of any future interview with president Trump. 

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

May 18, 2018

Transitions: New President for Pierce College, Oklahoma City U. Chooses Law Dean

John Gohsman, vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer at Washington University in St. Louis, has been appointed vice president for information technology and chief information officer at the University of Notre Dame.

Associated Press

May 17, 2018

Lowest US birth rate in 3 decades could pose risk to economy

But Kasey Buckles, an economics professor at Notre Dame who conducted the research with two colleagues, said that recent such declines aren’t sharp enough to point to a recession.

Our Sunday Visitor

May 16, 2018

Opening the Word: Sweet doctrine

Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Associated Press

May 15, 2018

Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech

It's not surprising that Facebook's automated programs have the greatest difficulty trying to figure out differences between permissible opinions and despicable language that crosses the line, said Timothy Carone, who teaches about technology at the University of Notre Dame.

Marketplace

May 15, 2018

Sears explores what assets it might sell

James O'Rourke - Mendoza College of Business. 

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The Atlantic

May 15, 2018

A New Theory Linking Sleep and Creativity

However, Jessica Payne from the University of Notre Dame notes that in one of her experiments, SWS had the opposite effect.

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