ND in the News: June 2021

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  1. Religious liberty ‘like oxygen’ for flourishing society, scholar says

    Stephanie Barclay directs Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative, which involves promoting religious liberty scholarship, hosting events for thought leaders in this space, and launching a new Religious Liberty Clinic.

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    Stephanie Barclay

    Stephanie Barclay

    Notre Dame Law School

  2. One year on, here’s how China’s national security law has changed Hong Kong

    Maggie Shum, research and program associate at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is a native of Hong Kong.

  3. Actually, the Antitrust Case Against Facebook Is Very Much Alive

    “I think they can go into sufficient detail to overcome a motion to dismiss, going forward,” said Roger Alford, a law professor at Notre Dame who served in the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice during the Trump administration.

  4. ‘Baby boom’ among Colombian rebels was a sign of hope. Now the families face uncertainty.

    As of November 2020, four years after the agreement was signed, only 28 percent of its measures had been implemented, according to the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

  5. University of Notre Dame Victoria Hui Discusses CCP's Anniversary


    Victoria Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the future of Hong Kong as China celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Communist Party.

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    Victoria Hui

    Victoria Hui

    Political Science

  6. Israeli extremists are attacking Palestinians. But are these mobs or pro-government militias?

    Hannah Bagdanov is a PhD student at the University of Notre Dame and a doctoral affiliate of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

  7. The riddle of how humans evolved to have fathers

    Lee Gettler is hard to get on the phone, for the very ordinary reason that he's busy caring for his two young children. 

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    Lee Gettler

    Lee Gettler


  8. Pride Celebrations Are Decades Old, but 2021 Will Still Have Some Firsts

    Jason Ruiz, an associate professor of American studies at the University of Notre Dame, recalled volunteering with the Queer Student Cultural Center as an undergraduate in the 1990s.

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    Jason Ruiz

    Jason Ruiz

    American Studies

  9. Lawmakers introduced 2 new bills after a study found popular beauty products may contain cancer-linked 'forever chemicals'

    The bills follow a study conducted by The University of Notre Dame that tested US makeup products from Ulta Beauty, Sephora, Target, and Bed Bath & Beyond.

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    Graham Peaslee

    Experimental Nuclear Physics

  10. Communion vote puts spotlight on Hispanic Catholics

    “Among younger generations, the longer people spend in this country, the more support there is for abortion and other kinds of issues that tend to fall more on the Democratic side of the political spectrum. While in general Latinos are more firmly aligned with Catholic teaching, that tends to diminish the longer they are in the United States,” said Timothy Matovina, Latino and theology expert at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Timothy Matovina

    Department of Theology

  11. Considering a move for retirement? How to know if you’re ready or not

    They consulted a University of Notre Dame Urban Adaption Assessment which focuses on issues like sea level rise and heat.