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The Guardian

August 16, 2019

Is your takeout lunch bowl covered in toxic 'forever chemicals'?

All 18 bowls tested contained high levels of fluorine, according to Graham Peaslee, the University of Notre Dame chemist who conducted our test. 

Forbes

August 15, 2019

25 Top Colleges In The Midwest 2019: Chicago, Notre Dame, Michigan Lead

3. University of Notre Dame.

Forbes

August 15, 2019

America's Top STEM Schools For Women

6. University of Notre Dame.

Forbes

August 15, 2019

25 Top Private Colleges 2019: Harvard, Stanford, Yale Dominate

17. University of Notre Dame.

The Washington Post

August 14, 2019

China is threatening to use force in Hong Kong — and hoping threats will suffice

“By calling what is going on ‘terrorism,’ it seems they’re paving the way to intervene,” said Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an expert on Hong Kong pro-democracy movements at the University of Notre Dame.

Bloomberg

August 12, 2019

Cross on County Seal Upheld Under SCOTUS Precedent

First Amendment expert and University of Notre Dame Law School Professor Richard Garnett discusses a federal appeals court ruling allowing a Pennsylvania county to continue to display a memorial cross on its seal. 

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Associated Press

August 12, 2019

Group finds more prehistoric artifacts at Illinois dig site

Two University of Notre Dame professors have been leading summer volunteers on an exploration at the Midewin (MID-ee-win) National Tallgrass Prairie. 

Quartz

August 12, 2019

To land top jobs, women need different types of networks than men

Uzzi and his coauthors, Kellogg research assistant professor Yang Yang and Nitesh Chawla of the University of Notre Dame, wanted to know how, exactly, social networks influence career trajectories, especially for individuals pursuing leadership roles.

The Independent

August 11, 2019

Venezuela: New US sanctions pressure Maduro but ‘risk exacerbating humanitarian crisis and torpedoing negotiations’

“Although it is not technically an embargo ... the order will have a chilling effect on any transactions with Venezuelans,” predicts Mary Ellen O’Connell, international law expert at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. 

The Washington Post

August 10, 2019

In Hong Kong, what happens now that Beijing has called the protests a ‘color revolution’?

Victoria Tin-bor Hui, associate professor in political science at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of “Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement: The Protests and Beyond.”

Irish Independent

August 10, 2019

Robert Schmuhl: 'Biden must prove he can KO bruiser of a president'

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.

Crux

August 10, 2019

In new statutes, Pope opens Vatican bank to external auditing

At the moment, the lone American member of that board is Scott Malpass, a Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer at the University of Notre Dame.

NBC News

August 09, 2019

Cancer-Linked Forever Chemicals Found in More Consumer Products Raises Unanswered Questions

The average amount of PFAS found in the bowls tested by the New Food Economy was approximately 2000 parts per million, or a concentration of 0.2%, Notre Dame chemist Graham Peaslee said. 

Chicago Sun-Times

August 08, 2019

College students expect lots of healthy options when eating on campus

The university also serves a planetary plate; “it’s the idea that dairy and meat don’t have to be a central part of your plate,” says Chris Abayasinghe, senior director of campus dining at Notre Dame.

Associated Press

August 06, 2019

AP Explains: How a 'Currency War' Could Weaken US Economy

Jeffrey Bergstrand, a finance professor at Notre Dame and former Fed economist, said that such moves, along with rising tariffs, worsened the depression.

Quartz

August 06, 2019

America’s mass shootings are a political choice

“It is reasonable to label this a political terror attack inspired by radical ideology, and while the killer is obviously primarily responsible, right-wing political leaders such as Trump carry some responsibility for creating the conditions that enable this kind of savagery,” Ernesto Verdeja, a Notre Dame professor who studies political violence, told Quartz.

RTE Radio 1

August 06, 2019

Obama denounces leaders feeding 'climate of fear'

Bob Schmuhl, Emeritus Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, on Trump's condemnation of racism and white supremacy.

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Fox News

August 06, 2019

Cancer-linked chemicals served in your lunch bowl?

Each sample tested contained high levels of fluorine, which indicates treatment with PFAS compounds, Notre Dame chemist Graham Peaslee told The New Food Economy.

The Guardian

August 06, 2019

Hong Kong’s peace prospects recede amid teargas and smoke

“When resistance came back, it came back with a vengeance,” said Victoria Hui, an associate professor of political science at Notre Dame University.

The Daily Beast

August 03, 2019

Save ‘Tuca and Bertie’: Is Netflix Giving Shows Created by Women Fewer Seasons to Succeed?

“Netflix has been pretty ruthless with fan favorites lately,” says Notre Dame American Studies professor Jason Ruiz.

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