ND in the News
Can Clubhouse Move Fast Without Breaking Things?
“Major privacy & security concerns, lots of data extraction, use of dark patterns, growth without a clear business model. When will we learn?” Elizabeth M. Renieris, the director of the Notre Dame-IBM Tech Ethics Lab, wrote in a tweet this week that compared Clubhouse at this moment to the early days of Facebook.
Climate change is not priced into markets but its effect could be substantial, experts say
According to the University of Notre Dame, the U.S., India, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Luxembourg are among the most vulnerable nations to climate change, when adjusted for their GDP.
I tested my tap water, household products and cat for toxic 'forever chemicals'
The levels for several compounds are what Graham Peaslee, a University of Notre Dame PFAS researcher, called “unusually high” and at quantities at which toxicologists say they start seeing links to health problems.
Burying the truth of Partition in the interest of peace? Remembering in the dark
Stephen O’Neill’s Irish Culture and Partition 1920-1955 is forthcoming with Liverpool University Press.
Pandemic, terror threats: Iraq papal trip is complicated, even for Francis
Gabriel Said Reynolds, a theologian at the University of Notre Dame who has focused on Muslim-Christian relations, said simply that Sistani is "widely regarded as the most authoritative religious actor for Shiite Muslims around the world."
'Allen v. Farrow' is the latest example of 'consequences culture'
"I think visual storytelling in any form is going to have a more emotional impact on the audience than print journalism," says Ted Mandell, who teaches documentary film production at the University of Notre Dame.
New document offers ways to foster Catholic-Methodist relationships
Kimberly Belcher, associate professor theology at the University of Notre Dame, a participant in the dialogue and co-author of the first part, said the document was written largely with people in the pews in mind.
No one's life should be defined by the circumstances of their death. Even John Keats'.
By Ian Newman, assistant professor of English, the University of Notre Dame.
Facebook makes a power move in Australia - and may regret it
Facebook’s reaction was not justified even if there are issues with the law, including the fact that it stands to benefit media giants like News Corp., said Elizabeth Renieris, director of the Notre Dame-IBM Technology Ethics Lab.
Economic hardship and anxiety have accelerated the Republican Party’s radicalization, experts say
“We often see right-wing social movements when groups are experiencing economic loss, political loss, or status-based loss,” said Rory McVeigh, a sociology professor at the University of Notre Dame and author of the 2019 book “The Politics of Losing: Trump, the Klan, and the Mainstreaming of Resentment.”
How Rush Limbaugh helped turn feminism into an urgent threat to the Republican Party
Christina Wolbrecht, a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame who has studied political parties over time as well as women’s rights, has written about his influence in the Republican Party.
An American Belt and Road Initiative?
Jim Webb is the Distinguished Fellow at Notre Dame’s International Security Center.
Biden, Warnock, and the resurgence of the liberal Christian
“I think it’s been an important corrective to how in America, at least, when we hear about religion and politics, it’s always about the right,” says Kraig Beyerlein, director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society at the University of Notre Dame.
COVID-19 economic relief should focus on those hit hardest
James X. Sullivan is the Gilbert F. Schaefer College Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame.
Georgia prosecutor calls Giuliani's election claims 'various overt acts for an illegal purpose' that could warrant a racketeering charge
"(Racketeering's) not a specific crime – it's a way of thinking about and prosecuting a variety of crimes," G. Robert Blakey, a federal criminal law professor at the University of Notre Dame, told CNN.
After Weeks Of Being Offline, Parler Finds A New Web Host
Elizabeth Renieris with the University of Notre Dame, said it was just a matter of time before Parler found a new way to come back online.
A Year of Hardship, Helped and Hindered by Washington
Researchers at the University of Chicago and Notre Dame found there were five million fewer poor people in June than before the crisis.
Mature Red-Bellied Lemur Seeks Soul Mate for Cuddles and Grooming
In captivity, these pairings can offer insights into how lemurs may form interspecies companionships, according to Ipek Kulahci, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Notre Dame.
Will Supreme Court Expand Religious Rights? (Podcast)
Rick Garnett, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a divided U.S. Supreme Court ordering California to let indoor church services resume. Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses the case for the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump.
Speed of some mail delivery would decrease under proposal
Interview with James O’Rourke, a professor of management at University of Notre Dame.