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USA Today

February 16, 2018

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.

National Catholic Reporter

February 16, 2018

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.

Politico

February 16, 2018

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. 

Times Higher Education

February 15, 2018

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.

U.S. News & World Report

February 15, 2018

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.

The Wall Street Journal

February 14, 2018

Notre Dame Is Top-Ranked Catholic College

The University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Ind., leads the list, ranked No. 24 overall nationally. 

Our Sunday Visitor

February 14, 2018

Opening the Word: Love’s symphony

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

USA Today

February 14, 2018

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.”

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Daily Mail

February 13, 2018

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.'

Catholic News Agency

February 12, 2018

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.

National Catholic Reporter

February 12, 2018

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.

Bloomberg

February 12, 2018

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. 

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The New York Times

February 09, 2018

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.

February 08, 2018

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.

Catholic News Agency

February 08, 2018

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.

The New York Times

February 08, 2018

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.

Our Sunday Visitor

February 07, 2018

Opening the Word: The wild beasts

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

The Christian Science Monitor

February 07, 2018

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.

Bloomberg

February 06, 2018

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. 

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National Catholic Reporter

February 05, 2018

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. 

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