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February 20, 2019

Why Having An 'Inner Circle' Is The Best Thing For Your Career

A new study out of the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University finds that women who have an inner circle of close female associates are more likely to get placed in senior-level positions after graduate school.

PBS NewsHour

February 20, 2019

How Americans spend much more on health care than they realize

A couple of years ago, Ethan Lieber, an economist at the University of Notre Dame, studied how employees change the way they used health care when given access to price information.

USA Today

February 20, 2019

Does a 40-foot Latin cross honoring World War I veterans violate the Constitution? The Supreme Court will decide.

"We don’t have a real strong sense of what the rules are, and this has been true for a while," says Richard Garnett, founding director of Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State, and Society.


February 20, 2019

As Pope Holds Sex Abuse Summit, U.S. Catholics Not Hopeful For 'Bold Moves'

"That offers little solace to American Catholics who feel their own church is in need of reform," says Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame.

NBC News

February 20, 2019

New study details the sneaky way some CEOs can make money when the company's stock falls

But a new study from researchers at the University of Georgia, the University of Notre Dame, and Lehigh University shows that sometimes the opposite is true.


February 20, 2019

Why the Catholic Church needs a Eucharistic response to the sex abuse scandals

Daniel Philpott is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame.

RTE Radio 1

February 15, 2019

Trump to declare 'national emergency' to fund border wall - White House

Robert Schmuhl, Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame discusses President Trump's Border Security Funding Bill.

The Washington Post

February 14, 2019

Why you should keep a joint bank account. (Happy Valentine’s Day!)

Emily Garbinsky, an assistant professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, and Joe Gladstone, an assistant professor of consumer behavior at University College London, set out to answer this question: Does the type of bank account (joint versus separate) used by couples in committed relationships (married or living together) affect their spending choices?


February 13, 2019

Who was Apollonius? Controversial ‘Bible Conspiracies’ documentary claims Jesus was really Greek philosopher

"Comparisons [between] Jesus and Apollonius of Tyana are not new," John Fitzgerald, a professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana told Newsweek.

The Guardian

February 12, 2019

If Howard Schultz wins in 2020, would he be a good president?

Regardless, Schultz’s tenure as Starbucks CEO is unlike others in the Fortune 100, according to Timothy Hubbard, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame.


February 12, 2019

The Baby-Less Recovery

Instead, we've seen what Kasey Buckles calls a "baby-less recovery."


February 12, 2019

Another Shutdown Could Mean the Most Troubled Tax Season in Recent History

“How many of those employees will actually go to work and process returns and get refunds out the door? Employees may just not show up this time,” said Patrick Thomas, director of Notre Dame Law School’s tax clinic.

NBC News

February 11, 2019

One-third of Americans say blackface for Halloween can be OK, Pew study finds

Korey Garibaldi, an assistant professor in the University of Notre Dame's department of American studies, said the racial tumult in Virginia has helped to contextualize the issue of blackface for his students, and gotten them to at least think about how such images can be a liability for their own professional futures.

Los Angeles Times

February 11, 2019

‘El Chapo’ jurors weigh a mountain of evidence and a complex web of charges

What makes the verdict sheet particularly trying is that first criminal enterprise charge; it’s rarely used, because it’s so difficult to prove, said Jimmy Gurule, a law professor at Notre Dame and a former federal prosecutor who prosecuted drug kingpins in Los Angeles.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

February 10, 2019

Top Producers of Fulbright U.S. Scholars and Students, 2018-19

University of Notre Dame, 6 awards. 


February 08, 2019

El Chapo jury deliberations will stretch into a second week. Here's why jurors may be taking their time.

"They heard a lot of witnesses, they heard a lot of evidence. I would be a little more concerned if after a day or two they came back with a verdict," said Jimmy Gurulé, a former federal prosecutor who has tried several cases involving cartel members and kingpin defendants.

Associated Press

February 08, 2019

Blackface Scandal Doesn't Surprise People of Color

The Northam yearbook photo was even worse because the person in blackface was standing next to another person dressed in a white robe and mask like the Ku Klux Klan, said Korey Garibaldi, an assistant professor in American Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

National Catholic Reporter

February 07, 2019

Prospects for arms race rise with demise of historic nuclear treaty

The news on both fronts soured Gerard Powers, director of Catholic peacebuilding studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Scientific American

February 07, 2019

Farside Politics: The West Eyes Moon Cooperation with China

“Apollo showed us that a space race through competition was not sustainable,” says lunar expert Clive Neal, an engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame.

Catholic News Service

February 05, 2019

Panel: Reconciliation, justice go hand in hand on global, personal levels

Reconciliation is one of the boldest trends emerging on the international stage as countries have moved from dictatorship to democracy, said Daniel Philpott, associate professor of political science and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame.