ND in the News: September 2021

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  1. Opinion: Biden’s strategy to stabilize U.S.-China relations isn’t working

    The Biden administration’s nuanced approach to dealing with Xi makes sense in theory, but Xi’s actions inside China show that his priority is consolidating power internally and externally, not repairing relations with Washington, said Joshua Eisenman, associate professor of politics at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs.

  2. Biden risks killing more civilians with drone strikes in Afghanistan as part of his 'over-the-horizon' strategy, experts warn

    "Not only do remote pilots have only a vague idea in most cases who they are killing, now that the war is over in Afghanistan, it will be virtually impossible to use drone strikes legally," Mary Ellen O'Connell, Notre Dame Law School professor and expert on international law in relation to the use of force, told Insider.

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    Mary Ellen O'Connell

    Notre Dame Law School

  3. These Deepfake Voices Can Help Trans Gamers

    Trans people have often pioneered new uses of technology that can tune or obscure identity, says Tee Chuanromanee, who researches human-computer interaction at the University of Notre Dame. 

  4. Opening the Word: Whoever gives

    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

  5. Colombia: why peace remains elusive five years after Farc deal

    “It is more comprehensive than any other agreement signed since 1989,” says the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies in the US, which has monitored 34 such accords from Cambodia to El Salvador, Northern Ireland and Mozambique.

  6. Harvard's atheist chaplain: It's another sign of America's growing secularism

    David Campbell and Geoffrey Layman are professors at the University of Notre Dame; John Green is an emeritus professor at the University of Akron.

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    David Campbell

    Political Science

    Professor Layman has salt-and-pepper colored hair, mustache and beard, and wears a dark blue blazer and tie over a white shirt.

    Geoffrey Layman

    Department of Political Science

  7. Here Come the First Responders ... And the Engineers?

    When you first see the sheer magnitude of destruction at the site where a hurricane made landfall, “there’s usually a take-your-breath-away moment,” says Tracy Kijewski-Correa, a structural engineer at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. 

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    Tracy Kijewski-Correa

    Pulte Institute for Global Development; Engineering; Keough School of Global Affairs