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Florida shooting rampage sparks review of mental health restrictions on gun purchases
“Under the gun laws that we have in this country, including in Florida, a teenager can be prohibited from purchasing an alcoholic beverage, but yet that same teenager can purchase a military-style weapon,” said Jimmy Gurule, a Notre Dame law professor who was a federal prosecutor and former assistant attorney general in the Bush administration.
Campus Notebook: University of Mary 'booming'; misdirected funds at Georgetown
Another went to the University of Notre Dame's McGrath Institute for Church Life, which, like Catholic Theological Union, received the maximum $1 million "to expand programs for ordained and lay pastoral leaders in a shifting ministry landscape," the university said in a Jan. 18 press release.
The President of Nowhere, USA
“It had the feel of a Rust Belt city,” says Reverend John Jenkins, Notre Dame’s president, who arrived in the 1970s.
The long view: scholars assess the state of history
Jon T. Coleman is a professor and chair of the history department at the University of Notre Dame.
How to Excel in Law School Interviews
"If a student is clearly nervous speaking with me, I have to wonder how they will interview with a judge, a partner at a firm, or our faculty for a research assistant position," Jacob Baska, director of admissions and financial aid at the University of Notre Dame Law School, said via email.
Notre Dame Is Top-Ranked Catholic College
The University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Ind., leads the list, ranked No. 24 overall nationally.
Opening the Word: Love’s symphony
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is the managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church life.
Study: Conflicting information about SIDS can prove lethal
James McKenna, a biological anthropologist at Notre Dame University, said his own research suggests that breastfed babies are safest and have the best outcomes if they are allowed to sleep with their parents – what he calls “breastsleeping.”
Battered skulls of a Mesolithic group who died in agony are found mounted on wooden stakes in a grisly 8,000-year-old underwater grave
Mark Golitko, an archaeologist at the University of Notre Dame, who was not involved in the study, told Live Science: 'There's clearly something ritual going on here. What all that means, I don't think we'll ever know.'
Cardinal Cupich launches Amoris Laetitia seminars for US bishops
The letter said that Cardinal Kevin Farrell, Prefect of the Dicastery on Laity, Family and Life, encouraged and endorsed the upcoming conferences, which will be held at Boston College, the University of Notre Dame, and Santa Clara University.
47 bishops to take part in theology seminars on 'Amoris Laetitia'
The seminars will be led by a team of seven theologians and several bishops and held on separate days at Boston College, the University of Notre Dame and Santa Clara University.
Trump Blocks Release of Schiff Memo
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame University Law School, discusses President Trump’s decision not to release a democrat-authored memo from the House Intelligence Committee, which rebuts a memo written by committee chairman Devin Nunes that was released in January.
The Political Scientist Giving the Art World Something to Think About
Patrick J. Deneen’s “Why Liberalism Failed,” published in January, is one of the most talked-about books of the moment.
Small-government think tank yields big bucks for nonprofit’s leaders
State law also generally prohibits nonprofits from lending money to any of their officers, said Lloyd Hitoshi Mayer of the University of Notre Dame Law School.
Notre Dame’s pro-life club offers free childcare for parenting graduate students
Parents pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Notre Dame are now able to partake in a free childcare service through the campus’ Right to Life Club.
Sisters’ Quiet Life of Prayer Disrupted by an Affordable Housing Fight
“Many sisters have positioned themselves on the edge of society,” said Kathleen Sprows Cummings, director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism at the University of Notre Dame.
Opening the Word: The wild beasts
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is the managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.
After decades of violence, can Colombia's FARC rebels gain voter trust?
From Nepal to El Salvador, Paraguay to the Philippines, “surviving politically as a former rebel group is just a matter of time,” says Madhav Joshi, associate director of the Peace Accords Matrix project at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
White House Set to Review Democratic House Memo
Jimmy Gurule, a professor at Notre Dame Law School, discusses a new memo from the House Intelligence Committee, this time written by a democrat, which is now awaiting release from the White House.
Catholic universities challenged to think creatively to meet financial, student enrollment changes
Also, Notre Dame University theologian John Cavadini received the Monika K. Hellwig Award, which recognizes an individual who has advanced Catholic intellectual life.