ND in the News: April 2021

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  1. Notre Dame to require COVID-19 vaccination for fall attendance

    The University of Notre Dame declared this week that it will require the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition for enrollment in the 2021-22 fall semester, joining a slate of other universities that plan to mandate vaccines for most students.

  2. Apache tribe fights to save its centuries-old holy place

    Notre Dame Law School's Stephanie Barclay talks to NBC News. 

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    Stephanie Barclay

    Stephanie Barclay

    Notre Dame Law School

  3. A growing number of US colleges and universities are requiring students to get Covid-19 vaccinations

    Cornell, Brown, the University of Notre Dame, Northeastern, Syracuse University and Ithaca in New York and Fort Lewis College in Colorado have since made similar announcements, though all will make exceptions for medical or religious reasons.

  4. Opioid abuse spiked during the pandemic. What can Congress do?

    Major universities like Cornell, Rutgers, and Notre Dame are already requiring students to be vaccinated, and some airlines have floated vaccination requirements as well.

  5. University of Notre Dame will require COVID-19 vaccines for all students next fall

    The University of Notre Dame will require all students to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in order to enroll in classes next school year.

  6. Making Teamwork Work

    Steve Reifenberg is an associate professor of the practice of international development at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs and co-director of the school’s Integration Lab.

  7. U.S. Senate panel to hold hearing on tech bill to combat China

    The hearing will include Kelvin Droegemeier, who headed the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy under President Donald Trump, University of Notre Dame Provost Marie Lynn Miranda and others including educators from Mississippi State University and the MIT Office of Open Learning.

  8. Notre Dame Is The Latest University To Require Students To Get A Coronavirus Vaccine

    The University of Notre Dame in Indiana has joined an increasing number of universities in announcing they will require students and faculty to receive a coronavirus vaccine before stepping on campus this fall.

  9. ‘A Sense of Belonging’ for Hispanic Children, With Puppets

    “It’s a real opportunity to meet Spanish-speaking kids where they are and to help them build language and reading skills, like ‘Sesame Street’ and ‘Reading Rainbow’ has been doing for decades in English,’’ said Jason Ruiz, an associate professor of American studies at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Jason Ruiz

    Jason Ruiz

    American Studies

  10. 'Allergic reaction to US religious right' fueling decline of religion, experts say

    David Campbell, professor and chair of the University of Notre Dame’s political science department and co-author of American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us, said a reason for the decline among those groups is political – an “allergic reaction to the religious right”.

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    David Campbell

    David Campbell

    Political Science

  11. Opening the Word: One heart, one mind

    Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is the director of education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Timothy O'Malley

    McGrath Institute for Church Life