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The New York Times

January 16, 2020

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. 

Crux

January 15, 2020

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.

CNBC

January 15, 2020

The Rise And Fall Of American Apparel

Commentary by James S. O'Rourke, University of Notre Dame. (7:01)

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New York Magazine

January 14, 2020

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.

Associated Press

January 14, 2020

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.

The Washington Post

January 14, 2020

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.

Cosmopolitan

January 14, 2020

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.

CNN

January 14, 2020

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.

Bloomberg

January 13, 2020

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.

Fast Company

January 13, 2020

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.

Forbes

January 13, 2020

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.

National Catholic Reporter

January 13, 2020

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.

The Wall Street Journal

January 10, 2020

‘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. 

CNBC

January 09, 2020

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.

Reuters

January 09, 2020

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.

The Washington Post

January 09, 2020

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.”

Bloomberg

January 09, 2020

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.”

NPR

January 09, 2020

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. 

The Hill

January 09, 2020

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.

Al Jazeera

January 08, 2020

Iran's Zarif says US denied him a visa to attend UN meeting

Interview with Mary Ellen O'Connell, law. 

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