ND in the News https://news.nd.edu/ Notre Dame News gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s academic and research mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institute of higher learning. en-us Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:02:58 +0000 ND in the News, August 17, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1534464000 Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

For Catholics, Gradual Reform Is No Longer an Option
The New York Times
Kathleen Sprows Cummings is an associate professor of American studies and history at the University of Notre Dame and the author of “New Women of the Old Faith: Gender and American Catholicism in the Progressive Era.”

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Academics and Research

Our View: Free press - our protection from tyranny
Duluth News Tribune
The cost of local governments left unchecked increases and a community's political engagement erodes when local newspapers close, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business determined and reported in a paper in May.

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Campus News

Todd Rundgren to perform at Notre Dame
WNDU
Todd Rundgren will be visiting Notre Dame to perform for the second time in September.

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Local Community

South Bend Startup Partners With Elkhart Plastics
Inside Indiana Business
A South Bend-based 3D digital imaging company founded by scientists from the University of Notre Dame has launched a partnership with Elkhart Plastics. 

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Athletics

New 'clear bag policy' for Notre Dame football games
WNDU Video
We're just 16 days away from Notre Dame football kicking off the season against the University of Michigan, but before the games begin, officials want you to know about a new policy starting in September.

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ND in the News, August 16, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1534377600 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Hong Kong politician: Trump should target us in trade war with China
CNBC
Victoria Tin-bor Hui, an associate professor in the political science department at the University of Notre Dame, said that "no one will want to predict what Donald Trump is likely or unlikely to do," but she stressed it is important to understand the context of Chan's view on the U.S.

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Campus News

Notre Dame band kicks off university's 173rd year with marchout
WSBT Video
The Notre Dame band is ringing in the new school year in the way it does best, with music.

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Issues

Bishop Rhoades' actions in sex abuse cases by two Pennsylvania priests detailed in report
South Bend Tribune
One of the priests, William Presley, was a student, rector and employee at the University of Notre Dame in the 1970s, when some of his abuse allegedly took place.

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ND in the News, August 15, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1534291200 Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Clearinghouse for Kavanaugh documents is a Bush White House lawyer, angering Senate Democrats
The Washington Post
“If the question is whether Kavanaugh should be confirmed, that’s the question,” said Rick Garnett, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame. 

What sanctions on Turkey say about Trump's brand of diplomacy
The Christian Science Monitor
“This is really a unique case. For one thing I can’t think of another instance where sanctions were imposed for the treatment or release of a single individual,” says George Lopez, an expert in economic sanctions at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. 

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Catholic Media

The scandal of love
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley, Ph.D., is managing director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life.

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Academics and Research

Hoosier Schools Among 'Best Colleges in America'
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame is the highest ranking Indiana school on the list at number 30.

Notre Dame study finds prenatal violence leads to aggression in children
WNDU
A recent study conducted at the University of Notre Dame found that prenatal exposure to violence can lead to increased toddler aggression toward their mothers.

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ND in the News, August 14, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1534204800 Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The U.S. Becomes an Oil Economy
Bloomberg
“This decline produced a stimulus of about 0.7 percentage points of real GDP growth by raising private real consumption,” economists Christiane Baumeister of the University of Notre Dame and Lutz Kilian of the University of Michigan concluded in 2016.

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Academics and Research

Study: Math Scores Drop For Students In Indiana Private School Voucher Program
Indiana Public Media
The report by Notre Dame and University of Kentucky researchers found test scores of these students’ never recovered after they lost ground when transferring to a private school.

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ND in the News, August 10, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533859200 Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The fate of the Education Department’s English learners office
Politico
The study was conducted by Joseph Waddington of the University of Kentucky and Mark Berends from the University of Notre Dame.

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Academics and Research

Uncommon Knowledge: Fancy isn’t friendly
Boston Globe
An economist at Notre Dame sent thousands of bogus résumés to real job vacancies in Washington, D.C., that required no more than a high-school education.

External Research Funding Increases at Notre Dame
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame says research, scholarship and creative endeavor program funding is on the rise. 

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ND in the News, August 09, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533772800 Thu, 09 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

International Media

I. Kroc: Implementation of Colombian peace advances but needs reforms (I. Kroc: Implementación de paz colombiana avanza pero necesita reformas)
Nacional (Colombia)
The implementation of the peace agreement signed by the Colombian government and the FARC advances, although it is necessary to make structural reforms, according to a study by the Kroc Institute of the University of Notre Dame (USA), unveiled today. (La implementación del acuerdo de paz firmado por el Gobierno colombiano y las FARC avanza, si bien es necesario hacer reformas estructurales, según un estudio del Instituto Kroc de la Universidad de Notre Dame (EE.UU.), desvelado hoy.)

Implementation of peace agreement moves forward, but needs reforms, study says (Implementación de acuerdo de paz avanza, pero necesita reformas, dice estudio)
Blu Radio (Colombia)
The implementation of the peace agreement signed by the Colombian government and the Farc advances, although it is necessary to make structural reforms, according to a study by the Kroc Institute of the University of Notre Dame (USA), unveiled on Thursday. (La implementación del acuerdo de paz firmado por el Gobierno colombiano y las Farc avanza, si bien es necesario hacer reformas estructurales, según un estudio del Instituto Kroc de la Universidad de Notre Dame (EE.UU.), desvelado este jueves.) 

'The implementation of peace with the Farc enters its most difficult phase' ('La implementación de la paz con las Farc entra a su fase más difícil')
El Tiempo (Colombia)
This is indicated by the Kroc Institute, of the University of Notre Dame, the academic center designated in the peace agreement to make its technical follow-up, in its second report, released on Thursday, on the actual state of implementation in Colombia. (Así lo indica el Instituto Kroc, de la Universidad de Notre Dame, centro académico designado en el acuerdo de paz para hacer su seguimiento técnico, en su segundo informe, dado a conocer este jueves, sobre el estado efectivo de la implementación en Colombia.)

Implementation of the Peace Agreement in Colombia has advanced by 61% (Implementación del Acuerdo de Paz en Colombia ha avanzado en un 61%)
El Espectador (Colombia)
The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies explained that it is necessary to speed up the reintegration of ex-combatants and guarantee the participation of the victims in the Congress, among other issues. (El Instituto Kroc de Estudios Internacionales de Paz explicó que es necesario agilizar la reincorporación de excombatientes y garantizar la participación de las víctimas en el Congreso, entre otros temas.)

"Neither the success of the process is guaranteed, nor the risk of not returning to the conflict has disappeared" ("Ni el éxito del proceso está garantizado, ni el riesgo de no retorno al conflicto ha desaparecido")
Semana (Colombia)
That was the conclusion reached by the Kroc Institute after presenting its second report on the implementation of the peace agreement.  (Esa fue la conclusión a la que llegó el Instituto Kroc después de presentar su segundo informe sobre la implementación del acuerdo de paz.)

Russia says US justification for sanctions 'far-fetched'
RTE Radio 1 Audio
Bob Schmuhl, long-time American Studies professor at Notre Dame, discusses the implications of the United States imposing new sanctions on Russia.

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Faculty/Staff

Iran Sanctions Return to Full Force
WBEZ
Joining us to discuss these sanctions, and how they will affect the people of Iran, is George A. Lopez

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ND in the News, August 08, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533686400 Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Want to ‘age in place’? Make sure your home has these 6 things.
The Washington Post
However, many people make the mistake of waiting too long to make renovations that facilitate aging, says Marianne Cusato, an adjunct associate professor at the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture. 

Alex Jones is a loathsome windbag — let him speak
Chicago Tribune
Joseph Holt is an ethics professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

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Catholic Media

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

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Campus News

Three Indiana Universities on 50 Most Beautiful List
Inside Indiana Business
Indiana placed three universities on the list- DePauw University, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame

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Issues

Op-ed says journalists should be thanked like soldiers
Fox News Video
Notre Dame professor says the press are protecting our freedoms just like soldiers; Marine veteran and Daily Caller News Foundation deputy editor Dave Brooks responds.

Notre Dame will not rescind McCarrick's honorary degree- for now
Catholic News Agency
The University of Notre Dame announced that it will not rescind the honorary degree conferred upon Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, whose resignation from the College of Cardinals was accepted July 28 by Pope Francis.

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ND in the News, August 07, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533600000 Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Hardly Anyone Wants to Admit America Is Beating Poverty
The Wall Street Journal
James X. Sullivan is a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame and director of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities.

By ending ‘temporary protected status’ for half a million people, Trump has probably increased illegal migration
The Washington Post
Rebecca Brough is a research assistant at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities at the University of Notre Dame.

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International Media

The principle of peace in Colombia, the heritage of Santos a Duque (El principio de la paz en Colombia, la herencia de Santos a Duque)
Forbes Mexico
For Paul Lederach, an expert on peace issues and a professor at the University of Notre Dame, United States, the atmosphere of anxiety and polarization that Colombia is going through before the implementation of the Peace Accords with the FARC is usual and necessary. (Para Paul Lederach, experto en temas de paz y profesor de la Universidad de Notre Dame, Estados Unidos, el ambiente de ansiedad y polarización por el que atraviesa Colombia ante la implementación de los Acuerdos de Paz con las FARC es usual y necesario.)

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Academics and Research

Tiki Torches Inspire More Efficient Diesel Engines
engineering.com Audio
But that’s exactly the connection that engineers at the University of Notre Dame made in a recently published study.

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Issues

CNN Op-Ed slammed for comparing military to the media, says both are 'protecting our freedoms'
Fox News
University of Notre Dame management professor Joseph Holt wrote the essay headlined, “The press isn't the enemy, it's the protector,” which was published last week.

Notre Dame Refuses to Revoke Honor of McCarrick — For Now
National Catholic Register
But it was announced yesterday that the University of Notre Dame will NOT revoke the honorary degree it awarded him -at least not yet. 

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ND in the News, August 06, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533513600 Mon, 06 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The Iran sanctions are bound to fail
The Hill
George A. Lopez is the Hesburgh Professor Emeritus at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

Crackdown on 'Bots' Sweeps Up People Who Tweet Often
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, 500+ others
"It's going to take a really long time, I think years, before Twitter and Facebook and other platforms are able to deal with a lot of these issues," said Timothy Carone, who teaches technology at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

Facebook Opens Up on Vote Meddling, but Is the Shift Real?
Associated Press , The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, 300+ others
"This is all calculated very carefully," said Timothy Carone, a business professor at the University of Notre Dame.

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame Doubles Down on Innovation with $25M Fund
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame is continuing to put its considerable reputation and influence to work around innovation and entrepreneurship, and Indiana is benefiting. 

Notre Dame IDEA Center's Startup Success
Inside Indiana Business
Notre Dame's IDEA Center blows away expectations for student and faculty startups in its first year of operation. 

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Faculty/Staff

On matters of spirituality, baby boomers are changing paths and writing their own scripts
Boston Globe
“There’s a blurring of the boundaries between the religions in the US,” said David Campbell, professor of American democracy at the University of Notre Dame, who studies the changing religious landscape. 

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Issues

#ThemToo: Adults, the overlooked victims of clerical sexual abuse
San Diego Union-Tribune
As a sophomore at the University of Notre Dame, Mark Fuller confessed to a priest that he was struggling with his sexuality. 

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ND in the News, August 03, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1533254400 Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Administration

US religious universities speak out with authority in Trump era
Times Higher Education
Few US university leaders have been as publicly vocal in their criticism of the country’s current administration as John Jenkins.

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