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Associated Press

December 15, 2017

Brexit Steals Some of Britain's Christmas Cheer

That is likely to take a toll on economic growth —and jobs — because businesses will delay investment as they wait to see what the final deal looks like, said Jeffrey Bergstrand, an expert on international trade at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

National Catholic Register

December 15, 2017

Romano Guardini, Beloved Theologian of Two Popes — and Potential Saint

According to Robert Krieg, professor emeritus of theology at the University of Notre Dame, Father Guardini was a “pioneer” who prepared the ground for the renewal of the Church and its theology at the Second Vatican Council.

PBS NewsHour

December 14, 2017

Fighting the public health threat of counterfeit drugs

Here at the Moi hospital in Eldoret, a team from Purdue and Notre Dame Universities is in the early testing phase of a chemically coated paper strip.

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Forbes

December 14, 2017

Fixed 5G, The Prequel: Starring AT&T And Verizon Wireless

AT&T has been trialing fixed pre-5G for quite some time in my hometown of Austin, Texas (go Longhorns!), and recently announced an expansion to three additional cities—all of which coincidently also host major college campuses: Waco, TX (Baylor University), Kalamazoo, MI (Michigan State System) and South Bend, ID (University of Notre Dame).

Chicago Tribune

December 14, 2017

Chicago companies fear unknown in net neutrality repeal

Those rules provided utility-like oversight of the internet, and that’s exactly how the internet should be regulated, said Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

The New York Times

December 14, 2017

The Politics of #HimToo

Christina Wolbrecht, a political scientist at Notre Dame, made the case in an email that inaction on Franken on the part of Democrats could have had a severe negative impact...

Vox

December 14, 2017

Universities have a sexual harassment problem. Can they fix it?

“We have a guild mentality about graduate education, whereby faculty believe that they have the right to design their advisees’ graduate education and to define its terms, for better or worse,” said Karen Graubart, a history professor at the University of Notre Dame.

Our Sunday Visitor

December 13, 2017

Opening the Word: Tomorrow, the dawn

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

Our Sunday Visitor

December 13, 2017

Pluralism, accommodation at core of cake case

Richard W. Garnett, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, spoke with Our Sunday Visitor about the tensions between prevailing public views, religious freedom and civil rights at the heart of this case, which explores whether creative businesses can refuse certain services due to their First Amendment rights of free speech and free exercise of religion.

Crux

December 13, 2017

Notre Dame liturgist: ‘Advent forms us in the art of desiring God’

Timothy O’Malley, director of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Liturgy and author of the recently released book Bored Again Catholic: How the Mass Could Save Your Life, believes good liturgy is the key to new evangelization.

Politico

December 12, 2017

Global U.S. military presence questioned

Michael Desch was joined in his arguments in the debate at the University of Nevada Las Vegas by Eugene Gholz, an associate professor of political science at Notre Dame.

Our Sunday Visitor

December 12, 2017

Opinion: Three reasons it’s time for Christians to bag Santa

Leonard J. DeLorenzo, Ph.D., serves in the McGrath Institute for Church Life and teaches theology at Notre Dame.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

December 10, 2017

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (12/15/2017)

Richard G. Jones, an associate editor at The New York Times, to director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy at the University of Notre Dame.

Associated Press

December 09, 2017

Could a Law to Bring Down the Mob Be Used in Weinstein Case?

Maybe, said G. Robert Blakey, a professor emeritus at the University of Notre Dame law school who helped write the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. 

NBC News

December 09, 2017

Trump’s North Korea policy could trigger famine, experts warn

"There is little evidence of any direct impact between oil constraints and the missile programs, at this moment," according to George A. Lopez, a professor emeritus at the University of Notre Dame.

CNBC

December 08, 2017

‘Doxxing’ someone, even if he’s a Nazi sympathizer, poses a serious ethical dilemma

Commentary by Joseph Holt, a business ethics professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

CNN

December 08, 2017

Gold trader says he made 'maybe $150 million' from plot to beat Iran sanctions

"I continue to be surprised how large the profit and level of financial sanctions evasions are. But this would be a stretch ... so I'd be skeptical," said George A. Lopez, a professor at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

National Catholic Register

December 08, 2017

Masterpiece Cakeshop Arguments Suggest Kennedy Again Holds Key SCOTUS Vote

“It’s a cliche, but cliches are often true: [Kennedy] appears to be the swing vote in this case, as in many other cases involving controversial social questions,” said Richard Garnett, a law professor and director of the University of Notre Dame’s Program on Church, State & Society.

December 08, 2017

Tantur Institute promoting dialogue amid West Bank violence

For an eye-witness account of the latest flare-up of tensions, Philippa Hitchen spoke to Holy Cross Father Russ McDougall, rector of the Tantur Ecumenical Institute, located on a hill between Bethlehem and Jerusalem. 

Associated Press

December 08, 2017

Notre Dame Plans to Build New $66 Million Campus Art Museum

Notre Dame says the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art will be named in honor of longtime benefactors Ernestine Raclin and her daughter and son-in-law Carmen and Chris Murphy.

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