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National Media

Chicago's policing problem is systemic. Truth and reconciliation are needed.
USA Today
David Anderson Hooker is a professor of conflict transformation and peace building at Notre Dame.

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Faculty/Staff

4 Ways to Keep a Closer Eye on Employee Cloud Use
BizTech Magazine
Mike Chapple is associate teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame. 

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Campus News

Crews prep Notre Dame Stadium for Garth Brooks concert
WNDU
Preparations are well underway to get Notre Dame Stadium ready for this Saturday's Garth Brooks concert.

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FYI

Eagles too close to planned park lab expansion
WNDU Video
Turns out, the spot the birds picked is too close to land leased by Notre Dame and targeted for the expansion of the Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (LEEF) overseen by the Environmental Change Initiative.

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ND in the News, October 15, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1539561600 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints
The New York Times , Boston Globe
The Rev. Robert Pelton, 97, an expert in liberation theology and former missionary in Chile who traveled to Rome from Notre Dame, Ind., for the ceremony, said religious figures in El Salvador carried a lot of political importance during the conflict.

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International Media

Colombia: President visits for the first time an area of ​​reincorporation of the FARC (Colombia: presidente visita por primera vez una zona de reincorporación de las FARC)
France24 (France)
According to the latest report of the Kroc Institute of the University of Notre Dame, the entity in charge of evaluating the implementation, 21% of the agreements have been completed just over a year after disarmament. (Según el último balance del Instituto Kroc de la Universidad de Notre Dame, entidad encargada de evaluar la implementación, el 21 % de los acuerdos se han cumplido a poco más de un año del desarme. )

Trump pumped for midterm clash
Irish Independent
Robert Schmuhl is professor emeritus of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and an adjunct professor in the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University.

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Catholic Media

To stem opioid crisis, investment coalition pressures supply chain
National Catholic Reporter
"The real value of this endeavor is increasing public awareness and putting pressure on companies to do the right thing," agrees Fr. Oliver Williams, a Congregation of Holy Cross priest and associate professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business and an expert in business ethics.

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Academics and Research

How to Appear Confident, But Not Arrogant
PsychCentral
“Interestingly, though, we found that if the overly confident candidates expressed their confidence nonverbally, they remained the most trusted and desirable choice, even when revealed to be over-the-top,” said Nathan Meikle, Ph.D., postdoctoral research and teaching associate in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

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Students

Notre Dame students offer free tutoring
WSBT Video
Notre Dame students are using their knowledge of math and writing to help the South Bend community.

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Campus News

Before you go: Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame
ABC 57
Here's what you need to know if you're attending the Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame on Saturday - and if you're planning to tailgate before the concert.

What you need to know for the Garth Brooks concert at Notre Dame
WSBT
Garth Brooks is coming to Notre Dame!

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Issues

Letters: Stand up, Notre Dame, on abuse by priests
South Bend Tribune
Still to come is the University of Notre Dame rescinding the former cardinal and archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s 2008 honorary degree. 

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ND in the News, October 12, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1539302400 Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Perfectly preserved ancient shrine 'frozen in time' in volcanic ash for 2,000 years is found in the ruined city of Pompeii
Daily Mail
Shrines were common to Roman households, Professor Ingrid Rowland, a historian at the University of Notre Dame, told the New York Times.

On college campuses, a question of what constitutes anti-Semitism
The Christian Science Monitor
“This case at Rutgers University is consistent with the coordinated efforts of multiple interest groups, including the Israeli government, to control and reshape the definition of anti-Semitism, to effectively criminalize criticism of Israeli policies,” says Atalia Omer, professor of religion and peace studies at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.

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Catholic Media

Campus Notebook: Albertus Magnus College gets $2 million; University of Notre Dame announces award
National Catholic Reporter
The University of Notre Dame will award this year's Evangelium Vitae Medal, Notre Dame's lifetime achievement award for leaders in the pro-life movement, to the Women's Care Foundation, the university announced in an Oct. 7 press release.

Synod struggles to hear the voice of people with disabilities
Crux
American lay woman Sarah Yaklic, who’s in Rome as director of the Grotto Network, a project of the University of Notre Dame, and assists Crux with social media as part of her work for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, said Francis has invited Catholics to “go out to the peripheries - not solely the geographic peripheries, but perhaps more importantly, the existential peripheries as well.”

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Faculty/Staff

Notre Dame Appoints Director of Snite Museum of Art
Inside Indiana Business
Joseph Antenucci Becherer has been appointed director of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame. 

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Alumni

South Bend men are working to help underdeveloped countries help themselves
WSBT
They're St. Joe High School and Notre Dame grads.

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Campus News

Activities to help you get ready for Notre Dame verses Pittsburgh game
WSBT
The undefeated Notre Dame welcomes Pittsburgh Saturday.

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ND in the News, October 11, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1539216000 Thu, 11 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Elaborate Ancient Shrine is Excavated From the Ashes of Pompeii
The New York Times
“Every house had a lararium of some kind,” said Ingrid Rowland, a professor at the University of Notre Dame and the author of “From Pompeii: The Afterlife of a Roman Town.” 

Maybe Girls Will Save Us
The New York Times
As a 2006 study by University of Notre Dame researchers concluded, “The more politics is infused with visible female role models, the more adolescent girls report an expectation of being involved in politics.”

Salvadoran priest Oscar Romero to be declared saint by Pope Francis
The Guardian
Father Robert Pelton, a Romero expert at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, said the Latin American priest was a “wonderful pastoral example to the world”. 

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Catholic Media

Interview: “May Pope Francis Promote Romero as a Pastoral Model of Leadership for the Entire Church”
Zenit
“It is impossible to separate hatred for the faith from the political context where a martyr has died, says Oscar Romero expert, the University of Notre Dame’s Fr. Robert Pelton, C.S.C, who has traveled to Rome (at age 96!) to attend the Blessed’s Canonization Mass and related activities.

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Faculty/Staff

What Is the Road Ahead for NAFTA's Replacement?
The Dialogue
Tamara Kay, associate professor of global affairs and sociology at the University of Notre Dame's Keough School of Global Affairs.

The political implications of attack ads
ABC 57
Amid accusations of misleading statements by Republican incumbent U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski’s campaign against opponent, Democratic candidate Mel Hall, ABC57 spoke with Notre Dame political science professor Joshua Kaplan about the ethics of negative campaign ads and their effects on voters.

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Athletics

4 U.S. Air Force T-38s set for ceremonial flyover ahead of ND-Pitt
WNDU
The University of Notre Dame has announced that four T-38s will be performing the flyover ahead of the Fighting Irish football game against Pittsburgh Saturday.

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Issues

Indiana Senate race: Braun, Donnelly differ on line between religious freedom, LGBT rights
Indy Star
 A student-led group filed a lawsuit in June after Notre Dame and the Trump administration reached an agreement that allowed the Catholic university to require an out-of-pocket payment for some birth control and to not cover others.

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FYI

Notre Dame Economic Impact Studied In Three Counties
WVPE Audio
The University of Notre Dame has released this year’s study on its economic impact on the area.

Fifteen Things That Caught My Eye Today (October 10, 2018)
National Review
This is very good news out of Notre Dame about a terrific group: Women’s Care Center Foundation to receive 2019 Evangelium Vitae Medal.

Notre Dame Touts Multi-Billion-Dollar Impact
Inside Indiana Business
A new study shows the University of Notre Dame generates nearly a $2.5 billion economic impact in the region. 

Notre Dame's IDEA Center establishes new fund
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame’s IDEA Center announced Thursday the creation of a new $22 million investment fund to support startups.

Study: Notre Dame has $2.46 billion impact on region's economy
WNDU
A study released Thursday morning shows the University of Notre Dame has a $2.46 billion annual impact on the region.

Study: Notre Dame brings almost $2.5 billion into local economy every year
WSBT
That's how much money on average the University of Notre Dame brings into our area every single year, according to a newly-released economic impact study.

Notre Dame's impact on the region: $2.4 billion a year
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame has released a new economic impact study, which says the institution’s regional impact is $2.46 billion annually.

Life Sciences Summit Competition Winners Unveiled
Inside Indiana Business
1st Place: SalvePeds (University of Notre Dame) - The pharmaceutical company has developed a drug called ND-336, which is used as a topical therapy for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.

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ND in the News, October 10, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1539129600 Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Catholic Media

Fallout: Catholic colleges in a bind because of sex-abuse scandals
National Catholic Reporter
The University of Notre Dame, for example, announced the formation of two task forces to address the troubles. 

Opening the Word: Dispossessing power
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

Network of pregnancy resource centers to receive Evangelium Vitae Medal
Catholic News Service
The Women's Care Center, a nationwide network of pregnancy resource centers that began in 1984 with one location near the University of Notre Dame's campus, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Evangelium Vitae Medal bestowed by the university's Center for Ethics and Culture.

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame study looks into the importance of fathers holding their newborns
WSBT Video
A Notre Dame study looked into just how important that moment is for fathers.

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Faculty/Staff

Notre Dame Appoints Museum Director
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame has selected Joseph Antenucci Becherer as director of the Snite Museum of Art on the South Bend campus. 

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FYI

Notre Dame IDEA Center Establishes Startup Fund
Inside Indiana Business
A separate for-profit investment fund to speed up ideas toward development has been established by the Notre Dame IDEA Center

Colleges Announce Endowment Returns
Inside Higher Ed
University of Notre Dame announced a 12.2 percent return, bringing the endowment's value to $13.1 billion.

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ND in the News, October 09, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1539043200 Tue, 09 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Google Plus to Close After Bug Leaks Personal Information
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, 20+ others
"With this breach announcement, the empty seat bearing Google's name just became a lot hotter," said Mike Chapple, an associate professor of information technology, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame.

Journalist's expulsion may threaten Hong Kong's unique financial status
CNBC
Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an associate professor in the political science department at the University of Notre Dame and an expert on Hong Kong, said that the visa action was a "strong signal" by Hong Kong authorities the message of which is undeniable.

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Catholic Media

Do Vatican Officials See Abuse Crisis as a Referendum on the Pope?
National Catholic Register
Last week, at an event sponsored by the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, a Nigerian bishop who has spent almost all of his priestly life in Rome put it a different way.

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ND in the News, October 08, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1538956800 Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

International Media

"Colombia must pay attention to the quality of peace": Kroc Institute ("Colombia debe poner atención a la calidad de la paz": Instituto Kroc)
El País (Colombia)
That is the main conclusion about the implementation of the Havana agreements, according to Borja Palanidi, representative in Colombia of the Kroc Institute, chosen by the Government and the Farc to do the official follow-up of the process.  (Esa es la principal conclusión sobre la ejecución de los acuerdos de La Habana, según Borja Palanidi, representante en Colombia del Instituto Kroc, escogido por Gobierno y Farc para hacer el seguimiento oficial del proceso.)

Trump's tough negotiating hand submits Canada and Mexico (La mano dura negociadora de Trump somete a Canadá y México)
Gestión (Peru)
"I think the intimidation of imposing levies on cars was a trick that Trump wielded with great skill, Canadians and Mexicans protected their industry in the best way they could," he said in a conversation with Efe Tamara Kay, professor at the University of Notre Dame and expert in transnational agreements. ("Creo que la intimidación de imponer gravámenes a los automóviles fue una baza que Trump esgrimió con mucha habilidad. Los canadienses y los mexicanos protegieron su industria de la mejor manera que pudieron", destaca en una conversación con Efe Tamara Kay, profesora de la Universidad de Notre Dame y experta en acuerdos transnacionales.)

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Catholic Media

Chinese convert says deal with Vatican needed at pastoral level
Crux
Currently a student at Notre Dame University pursuing a doctorate in Biblical studies related to the Old Testament, specifically texts from Assyria and Babylonia, Wenxuan Yuan joined a number of her fellow students on a panel discussion in Rome on Thursday organized by the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture during the October Synod of Bishops on youth.

Barron defends US request for Vatican-backed McCarrick probe
Crux
Barron’s remarks came during a panel discussion organized by the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture during the October Synod on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment, where he is one of the six bishops from the United States participating in the Synod.

On Paul VI and whether the synod could pull an ‘October surprise’
Crux
At an event sponsored by Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture and assisted by the Diocese of Orange and Crux on Thursday night, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Barron of Los Angeles talked about how the opening Mass on Wednesday, as bishops from around the world processed together with the pope, gave him a sense of what Vatican II must have been like. 

Young People Clear the Synod Air
National Catholic Register
“The Church is an instrument of healing, but, right now, the Church needs healing,” said Aly Cox, a law student at the University of Notre Dame.

Notre Dame honors women’s center as exemplar of ‘culture of life’
Crux
Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture announced on Sunday that it would bestow its annual prize to a hometown hero, the Women’s Care Center Foundation, which will be awarded this spring on the university’s campus.

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Academics and Research

Dad’s Postnatal Hormone Levels Tied to Caregiving
PsychCentral
For the study, University of Notre Dame Assistant Professor of Anthropology Lee Gettler and lead author Dr. Patty Kuo, a visiting assistant professor of psychology, partnered with Notre Dame psychologists and Memorial Hospital of South Bend to analyze testosterone and cortisol in 298 men on the first two days of their newborns’ lives.

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Faculty/Staff

How your brain is like a film editor
ScienceNow
“Research like this helps us identify ‘What is an event, from the point of view of the brain?’ ” says memory psychologist Gabriel Radvansky of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

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Local Community

Free soil testing offered as EPA continues to expand lead sampling areas in Lake County
The Times of Northwest Indiana
In an effort to help residents in northern Lake County better understand the health risks they may face from past and current industrial contamination, the Hoosier Environmental Council and East Chicago/Calumet Coalition Community Advisory Group have partnered with experts from Valparaiso University, University of Notre Dame and Purdue University to offer a free XRF testing day from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, 1402 E. Chicago Ave. in East Chicago.

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ND in the News, October 05, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1538697600 Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The Senate Should Not Confirm Kavanaugh
The New York Times
Joseph Bauer, Professor of Law Emeritus, Notre Dame Law School...Jimmy Gurule, Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School...Mark P. McKenna, John P Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School...Christine Venter, Teaching Professor, University of Notre Dame School of Law.

Anti-abortion rights Dem candidates dwindle as party shifts left
The Hill
“The people interested in getting involved in Democratic politics in recent years — you’re just not going to find a lot of pro-life people in there,” said Geoffrey Layman, a political science professor at the University of Notre Dame.

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Catholic Media

Bishops say young people need to be heard, not arrogantly lectured
Catholic News Service
The University of Notre Dame's Center for Ethics and Culture sponsored the event in Rome.

Campus Notebook: Notre Dame sets abuse task forces; Kavanaugh controversies
National Catholic Reporter
The University of Notre Dame will establish two new task forces to address the sex abuse scandals plaguing the church, university president Holy Cross Fr. John Jenkins said in an Oct. 2 statement.

Can Church Entities and Sex-Abuse Victims Find Justice in Compensation Funds?
National Catholic Register
Gerard Bradley, constitutional law professor at the University of Notre Dame, told the Register that statute-of-limitations laws have a sound underlying rationale: The risks of an unjust judgment increase with older cases, because of the greater likelihood of unreliable or unattainable evidence.

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Academics and Research

New fathers who DO freak out make better parents: Men whose stress hormones surge when they first hold their newborns become more caring dads
Daily Mail
The latest such study, from the University of Notre Dame , found that the 'stress hormone' cortisol surges in many new fathers, but that response may actually signal that they will go on to be more attentive parents. 

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Faculty/Staff

49 Indiana law professors sign letter asking Senate not to confirm Brett Kavanaugh
Indy Star
Thirty-nine of those were affiliated with Indiana University's Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses, four from the University of Notre Dame and six from Valparaiso University.

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Campus News

Bishop Rhoades designates Day of Prayer; community participates
ABC 57 Video
The University of Notre Dame and a local radio station are participating in the Day of Prayer in different ways to stand together with abuse survivors.

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ND in the News, October 04, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1538611200 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

GOP Senator Ben Sasse: Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations are why i told trump to nominate a woman
Newsweek
There were two women among the six potential nominees on Trump's shortlist he was reportedly considering at the time: Judge Joan Larsen, a former University of Michigan law professor who worked in the Bush administration and clerked for the late Justice Antonin Scalia; and Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law school professor and former Scalia clerk. 

The Republican Party Needs Liberal Values
The Atlantic
Earlier this year, Patrick J. Deneen of Notre Dame University published a short, fierce polemic titled Why Liberalism Failed

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ND in the News, October 03, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1538524800 Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Administration

Notre Dame's President issues statement on the Church crisis
ABC 57
Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C. issued a statement on Tuesday with his thoughts and plans on how the university would respond to the Church crisis following the Pennsylvania grand jury report about sexual abuse.

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: Call to wisdom
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

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Faculty/Staff

Researchers play role in Collier Lodge restoration
Chicago Tribune
The soil borings are for the environmental review, Hodson said, adding an archaeological review, likely conducted by Mark Schurr, a University of Notre Dame professor who has overseen digs on the grounds, will follow.

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Campus News

Display at Notre Dame meant to start conversation about mental health issues and suicide
WSBT Video
A powerful display set up on the University of Notre Dame's campus is aiming to save lives and send a message.

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