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The Wall Street Journal

December 05, 2019

Shh! Companies Are Fixing Accounting Errors Quietly

The companies’ replies “were generally forthcoming to the SEC about the scale of the mistakes, but sometimes aggressive in trying to explain away the impacts,” said Jeffrey Burks, another co-author of the study and an associate professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame.

Yahoo

December 05, 2019

You can teach ethics to financial advisers, study confirms

A research paper written by three researchers from US’ University of Notre Dame, MIT and the London School of Economics studied 1.2 million US-based investment advisers and financial representatives.

Quartz

December 04, 2019

Obscure state regulations gave birth to the opioid crisis

Economists at the universities of Notre Dame and Pennsylvania and at the RAND Corp. looked through unsealed court documents from a lawsuits against Purdue Pharma (the maker of Oxycontin) and noticed the company decided to focus its marketing on what they call “non-triplicate states.” 

Irish Independent

December 02, 2019

Power play: Bloomberg's bid for battle of the billionaires

Robert Schmuhl is professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and adjunct professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. 

CNN

December 02, 2019

German Catholics' celibacy debate could lead to schism with Vatican

"The idea is that this is not just another forum where everyone just talks and no decisions are taken. At the end there will be a vote and the (result of the) vote will be given to the Holy See, to Pope Francis, to take further action," said Ulrich Lehner, a theology professor at the University of Notre Dame.

La Stampa

November 27, 2019

Jewish former students return to Villa Celimontana: "We studied here at the time of the racial laws" (Nella scuola segreta degli ebrei. Vecchi studenti tornano a villa Celimontana: “Si studiava qui al tempo delle leggi razziali”)

Today, students from the University of Notre Dame reside in a villa in the heart of Rome's Celio district, which is a few steps from the Colosseum. (C’è una villa a Roma, nel cuore del rione Celio, a pochi passi dal Colosseo, dove oggi si trova la residenza degli studenti della University of Notre Dame.)

Inside Indiana Business

November 27, 2019

Notre Dame Receives $111M Endowment to Fight Poverty

The University of Notre Dame and the Florida-based Pulte Family Charitable Foundation are partnering on their efforts to develop and measure the impact of global anti-poverty programs.

The Washington Post

November 26, 2019

Victoria Hui: Hong Kong citizens just voted for more democracy. What happens now?

Victoria Tin-bor Hui, associate professor in political science at the University of Notre Dame, has examined Hong Kong from the Umbrella Movement to the anti-extradition protests.

Inside Indiana Business

November 26, 2019

$5M Grant Boosts Drug to Prevent Diabetes-Related Amputations

Patients who have undergone a diabetes-related amputation currently face a terrifying prognosis: only 50 percent survive one year after losing the limb, says University of Notre Dame Chemistry and Biochemistry research professor Dr. Mayland Chang

Inside Higher Ed

November 25, 2019

Writing and the Public Discourse

 In today's Academic Minute, the University of Notre Dame's John Duffy has a surprising answer. Duffy is professor of English and the O'Malley Director of the University Writing Program at Notre Dame. 

The Guardian

November 25, 2019

'Slap on the cheek': ball in Beijing's court after Hong Kong's decisive vote

Victoria Hui, associate professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame in the United States, said she hoped that Beijing would listen to “the loud and clear voices of Hong Kong people” but given that it has not responded to their political demands before, she was not optimistic.

Crux

November 24, 2019

In Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Pope Francis bids to be “norm entrepreneur”

In effect, today marks Francis’s bid to become what social scientists call a “norm entrepreneur” on nuclear disarmament, a possibility suggested in May 2018 by Gerard Powers of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and a former advisor to the U.S. bishops’ conference on nuclear issues.

Irish Independent

November 23, 2019

Robert Schmuhl: 'Trump impeachment probe a battleground of government 'amateurs' and 'professionals''

Robert Schmuhl is professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and adjunct professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University. 

Associated Press

November 23, 2019

Pope denounces ‘evil’ of nukes as he fulfills Japan dream

“Many liberals applauded and conservatives criticized the 2017 statement because they saw it as abandoning the prior teaching that deterrence can be morally acceptable if used as a step toward disarmament,” said Gerard Powers, director of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute.

CNN

November 23, 2019

Pope Francis lands in Japan for the first papal visit in decades

Gerard Powers, the director of Catholic Peacebuilding Network at the Kroc Institute at the University of Notre Dame, said the visit had a personal significance for Francis.

National Catholic Reporter

November 22, 2019

Notre Dame's Jenkins charts insider's path on climate crisis

The best way to persuade fossil fuel executives to do something about the climate crisis, in the view of Notre Dame President and Holy Cross Fr. John Jenkins, is to provide them with reasons and options that appeal to their shareholders and board members.

The Washington Post

November 22, 2019

How women candidates are making girls feel better about politics

David Campbell is a professor of political science and chair of the political science department at the University of Notre Dame. Christina Wolbrecht is a professor of political science and director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy at the University of Notre Dame.

CNN

November 21, 2019

If your Disney+ account got hacked, it's probably your own fault

Mike Chapple is associate teaching professor of information technology, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

America

November 20, 2019

We need to stop separating seminarians from lay ministers in formation

Stacey Noem, M.Div., is the director of human and spiritual formation for the Master of Divinity Program at the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Ind.

CNN

November 20, 2019

Factcheck fiasco shows Twitter is still being abused by politicians

A recent study from researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that 73% of all likes and shares, contributed by real people, occurred without the user ever clicking on the link.

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