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National Catholic Reporter

September 20, 2018

Flourishing in Ministry program aims to counter pastor burnout

Matthew Bloom, associate professor at the University of Notre Dame and leader of the Wellbeing at Work program there, also runs Flourishing in Ministry, a program that researches job satisfaction issues among Christian clergy.

Politico

September 19, 2018

Trump set to tap former top Fed aide to central bank’s board

Nellie Liang received her undergraduate degree from Notre Dame and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.

Our Sunday Visitor

September 19, 2018

Opening the Word: A perilous judgment

Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

The Wall Street Journal

September 19, 2018

Trump to Nominate Former Fed Economist Nellie Liang for Board Seat

Nellie Liang, 60, received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland and her undergraduate degree in economics from the University of Notre Dame.

The New York Times

September 19, 2018

Trump Picks Expert on Regulation for Federal Reserve Board

Nellie Liang graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1979, then completed a doctorate at the University of Maryland in 1986. 

The Chronicle of Higher Education

September 19, 2018

How Notre Dame Rethought Its Core Curriculum

Today, Beth tells us about how Notre Dame is rebooting its core curriculum to help students avoid going through the motions.

USA Today

September 17, 2018

Republicans, Democrats face risks and rewards in Brett Kavanaugh's embattled Supreme Court nomination

The most prominent name is that of Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor named to a federal appeals court judgeship last year and a finalist for the high court nomination in July.

Yahoo

September 17, 2018

Experts weigh in on judging Kavanaugh for alleged adolescent behavior: 'Most teens don't do that type of thing'

Echoing that is Darcia Narvaez, a professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame who has written extensively on morality, including in her book, Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture, and Wisdom.

The New York Times

September 17, 2018

The Threat to Roe v. Wade in the Case of the Missing Precedent

Randy J. Kozel, a law professor at Notre Dame and the author of “Settled Versus Right: A Theory of Precedent,” said the question of how much weight to place on earlier critiques of a challenged precedent was a difficult one.

The Washington Post

September 16, 2018

With wider crackdowns on religion, Xi’s China seeks to put state stamp on faith

Xi appears to be waging a campaign against religion because he was concerned about ideological rivalry, said Karrie Koesel, a University of Notre Dame expert on religion in China.

The New York Times

September 15, 2018

Experts Disagree on Whether Dallas Officer Could Be Credible

G.A. Radvansky, a University of Notre Dame professor who has studied cognition and human memory, said that it was "plausible" that someone could falsely misidentify something familiar.

ABC News

September 14, 2018

Goin' Gone: Few tickets remain for Garth Brooks' October show at Notre Dame

Garth Brooks has already sold close to 85,000 tickets to his mega-concert at Notre Dame Stadium since tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. ET Friday morning.

The Atlantic

September 14, 2018

The Sex-Abuse Scandal Is Growing Faster Than the Church Can Contain It

“Many strands are coming together,” said Kathleen Sprows Cummings, a historian of Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame. “It does seem like we are reaching a watershed moment.”

September 14, 2018

Why scientists are in Newfoundland to figure out — and bottle — fog

"They have a lot of interest in predicting fog because the aircraft carriers usually go through fog, and the aircraft takeoff and landing is all dependent on the fog conditions," said Joe Fernando, an engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame.

September 14, 2018

How Trump's tariffs, trade policy create tricky terrain for Mike Braun and Joe Donnelly

University of Notre Dame professor Tamara Kay, author of the recent book "Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy," said tariffs were highly politicized in the 1930s and that although there has always been some degree of bickering about them, tariff levels among most nations have been very low since World War II.

September 13, 2018

Beyond government grants: Widening your funding net

Nicole Achee, research associate professor in biological sciences, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, has a compelling reason to vary her funding sources.

The New York Times

September 13, 2018

U.S. Recovery Eludes Many Living Below Poverty Level, Census Suggests

“There are problems, especially in the supplemental report, where a lot of income is underreported,” said Bruce D. Meyer, a public policy professor at the University of Chicago who wrote the alternative study with James X. Sullivan, an economics professor at the University of Notre Dame.

PBS NewsHour

September 13, 2018

Maps: Here’s where flooding from Florence could be the worst

Luettich and colleagues at the University of Notre Dame and University of Texas spent 30 years developing ADCRIC, a computer model that gauges storm surge and other impacts of major coastal weather events.

USA Today

September 13, 2018

Catholics, keep your wallets closed until the Church reforms from the Vatican on down

Charles Rice is a lawyer from Mishawaka, Indiana. A life-long Catholic, he is a graduate of Notre Dame and Notre Dame Law School.

Our Sunday Visitor

September 12, 2018

Opening the Word: Disordered disciples

Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

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