ND in the News: September 2021

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  1. US innovation and manufacturing is vital for national and economic security

    Purdue University is leading a Department of Defense initiative (SCALE) that includes the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, and another dozen leading universities from around the nation to develop talent through research, internships and work experience.

  2. ‘Originalist’ Judges Lose Sight of Truths That Precede Law

    As Notre Dame’s Gerard Bradley observed, the federal government has had ample reason to deal with the question of abortion—say, in the military and diplomatic outposts abroad or in the District of Columbia—despite the Constitution’s silence on the subject.

  3. From paints to plastics, a chemical shortage ignites prices

    “I think this is going to go on for a really long time because there are so many factors at play here,” said Kaitlin Wowak, a management professor at the University of Notre Dame. “And it’s across the board in so many products.”

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    Kaitlin Wowak

    Mendoza College of Business

  4. As community college students return to class, let's help them graduate

    James Sullivan is the co-founder and director of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), a Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame, and an affiliated researcher of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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    James Sullivan

    Jim Sullivan

    Economics; Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)

  5. Five Years After Peace Deal, Colombia Is Running Out of Time, Experts Say

    According to the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, which monitors the deal’s progress, just 4 percent of the accord’s rural reform measures are complete.

  6. Transitions: George Washington U. Selects Interim Leader; New President Named at Wheaton College, Mass.

    Joel G. Curran, vice chancellor for communications at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named vice president for public affairs and communications at the University of Notre Dame.

  7. Nun of Us Are Friends


    Kathleen Sprows Cummings is a Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Kathleen Sprows Cummings

    American Studies