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Facebook launches Libra, its own cryptocurrency
Cybersecurity and privacy expert Mike Chapple, an associate teaching professor of information technology, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, said that while the price of bitcoin is determined by market demand, leading to enormous volatility, Libra is backed by a financial reserve that mixes the world’s major stable currencies.
A New Community Rises in Costa Rica, but Don’t Bring Your Car
With the help of a handful of architects including Douglas Duany, a founder of New Urbanism and a professor of architecture at the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Brewer is trying to reshape modern resort development.
Why Iran’s ‘oil weapon’ isn’t that scary
Rosemary A. Kelanic is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and author of “Black Gold and Blackmail: Oil and Great Power Politics,” forthcoming from Cornell University Press.
Where Christianity Meets Big Oil
University of Notre Dame historian Darren Dochuk explores the intersection of oil and religion in America in his new book, Anointed with Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America.
Hong Kong's Winding History
Victoria Hui, a Hong Kong native and political scientist at the University of Notre Dame, explains Hong Kong's political history as protests continue there.
For Their Inventions to Reach the Market, Researchers May Need a Venture-Development Assist
A pioneer in that approach is Bryan K. Ritchie, who came to the University of Notre Dame in 2016 as vice president and associate provost for innovation.
Trump's broken republic
Robert Schmuhl is professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and an adjunct professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University.
Following Father Theodore Hesburgh through the Civil Rights era
The new documentary, "Hesburgh," explores the life of Father Theodore Hesburgh, who served as a long-time president of the University of Notre Dame and is recognized now as one of the most important civic and educational leaders of the 20th Century.
Pope Francis In Dialogue With Big Oil And Investors
Organized by the Vatican and the University of Notre Dame, this quite amazing dialogue, the second of its kind, was both frank and fruitful, despite some differences along the transatlantic divide.
Update: Mitigate global warming, spare further injustice to poor, pope says
The pope spoke to leaders taking part in a conference June 13-14 on "Energy Transition and Care for Our Common Home," sponsored by the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.
Pope to oil execs: We don’t ‘have the luxury’ to wait to fight climate change
This is the second year that oil executives have gathered in Rome at the invitation of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Integral Human Development and Notre Dame University’s Mendoza College of Business.
The rise of female Sharia judges in India
"The practice of female [qazis] is novel in India, but the idea is not novel," says Ebrahim Moosa, a professor of Islamic studies at Indiana's University of Notre Dame.
Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers
“Collectively, these leaders will influence the planet’s future, perhaps more than any in the world,” said Father John Jenkins, president of the U.S. University of Notre Dame, which organised the meeting.
Major oil companies commit to carbon pricing at Vatican
The summit was co-organized by the University of Notre Dame, whose president, the Rev. John Jenkins, praised the commitment taken by the industry leaders.
Could Japan be Trump's next trade war victim?
"For the last 30 years, Japan's growth has been nil," said Jeffrey Bergstrand, professor of finance at Notre Dame's Mondoza College of Business.
Street protesters dig in for Hong Kong's 'last battle'
“This is basically an accumulation of pent-up anger now boiling over,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor of political science at Notre Dame University in the US, who follows Hong Kong politics.
On Campus and Beyond
The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, a landmark at the U. of Notre Dame, is getting wider, more accessible stairs, natural stone pavers, and new memorial benches.
China hints it will choke off U.S. ‘rare earths’ access. But it’s not that easy.
“Fears are overstated. . . . There’s plenty of non-Chinese supply at current levels in Australia and the U.S. if you reallocated things for critical needs,” said Eugene Gholz, who worked on supply chain issues in the Pentagon during the Obama administration and now teaches at University of Notre Dame.
Solving a Boomtown Mystery
It’s home to a world-class university, Notre Dame, whose technology research has led to the formation of new companies.