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, 14 Dec 2018 17:00:19 +0000 ND in the News, December 14, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544745600 Fri, 14 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The Best Undergraduate Business Schools
Forbes
Right behind Wharton is the University of Virginia's McIntire School, Washington University's Olin Business School, the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.

The many mysteries of the powerful and deadly Thomas Cromwell
The Washington Post
Rory Rapple is an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame.

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Catholic Media

Efforts to better world by Opus Prize finalists called 'noble, holy work'
National Catholic Reporter
Among past partners are the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, The Catholic University of America in Washington and Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington.

President Trump Nominates William Barr as Attorney General
National Catholic Register
Gerard Bradley, a professor at the University of Notre Dame School of Law, told the Register that Barr’s nomination was “welcome news,” and he singled out a key speech he gave two decades ago that “spoke frankly about matters of culture, morality and law.”

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Issues

'Start Here': Cohen talks to Stephanopoulos, Apple in Austin, China detains another Canadian. What you need to know to start your day.
ABC News Video
The renewed pushback against online porn and NSFW content: Tumblr's announcement to ban adult content and a group of male Notre Dame students' asking for a porn filter on campus Wi-Fi are just two recent efforts to tame digital pornography.

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ND in the News, December 13, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544659200 Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Administration

Notre Dame names next executive vice president; Affleck-Graves to retire June 30
South Bend Tribune
The University of Notre Dame has named Shannon Cullinan, now vice president for finance, to be its next executive vice president, effective July 1.

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Campus News

Weezer to headline 2019 NHL Winter Classic at Notre Dame Stadium
WSBT
Grammy Award-winning rock band Weezer is slated to headline the 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins at Notre Dame Stadium.

Weezer will perform at Notre Dame Stadium as part of New Year’s Day NHL game
Indy Star
More live music is coming to Notre Dame Stadium, and weather conditions may be reminiscent of Garth Brooks' cold and snowy debut at the college football palace.

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ND in the News, December 12, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544572800 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Got $5 Million? Yale Will Manage It, But You Won’t Get It Back
Bloomberg
Dartmouth, Yale, Harvard, Stanford, and Notre Dame are among a dozen endowments that have gathered a total of $1.2 billion in endowment-managed donor-advised funds, according to a Bloomberg review of the 25 richest private colleges’ most recent tax filings. 

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: Blessed are you
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

The Surprising Factor That Determines Whether an Applicant Gets A Job
Inc
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame sent 2,260 resumes from fictional people - all from different proximities - to a collection of low-wage jobs in the Washington, D.C. area in 2014 as part of a study to prove this theory. 

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Faculty/Staff

Research: When Overconfidence Is an Asset, and When It’s a Liability
Harvard Business Review
Nathan Meikle is a postdoctoral research and teaching associate at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

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ND in the News, December 11, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544486400 Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Starving The Watchdog: Who Foots The Bill When Newspapers Disappear?
NPR Audio
Whereas most of us treat newspapers like consumer products, new research from Paul Gao, Chang Lee, and Dermot Murphy suggests that they might be more like police departments.

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Catholic Media

When bishops said 'yes' to war, Ben Salmon said 'no'
National Catholic Reporter
"French Catholics saw the war as a chance to unite France; German Catholics (persecuted by the state in the 19th century) participated wholeheartedly," historian and former dean of the University of Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters John T. McGreevy told NCR. 

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Faculty/Staff

This weekend, China embarks on a historic mission to land on the far side of the Moon
The Verge
“This actually helps us understand not just about the Moon, but the whole Solar System,” Clive Neal, an engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame and emeritus chair of the Lunar Exploration Analysis Group, or LEAG, tells The Verge

China is about to launch a mission to explore the far side of the moon
NewScientist
“We will get a close-up look of the far side of the moon,” says Clive Neal at University of Notre Dame, who is not involved in the mission. 

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ND in the News, December 10, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544400000 Mon, 10 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

I’m for Affirmative Action. Can You Change My Mind?
The New York Times
Gary Gutting is a emeritus professor of philosophy at Notre Dame.

William Barr, Trump’s pick for attorney general, will hold the fate of the Mueller probe
Vox
Jimmy Gurulé, a law professor at Notre Dame who worked under Barr at the Justice Department, said he’s been critical of Trump but is supportive of this nomination.

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International Media

How weather affects your mental health – the science behind the changing seasons and your mood swings
South China Morning Post
“In modern society, many people do not spend a lot of time outside, which reduces the potential influence of weather on their mood; however, different people actually prefer different types of weather,” says David Watson, who is co-director of the Centre for Advanced Measurement of Personality and Psychopathology at the University of Notre Dame in the US state of Indiana.

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ND in the News, December 07, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544140800 Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Outrage nation: Can America overcome its addiction to anger?
The Christian Science Monitor
“Social media systems, they gauge success simply by time-on-site,” says Tim Weninger, professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, who studies disinformation and fake news.

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Issues

College men try to ban porn from campus wifi, saying 'pornography is prostitution'
Newsweek
Eighty male students at the University of Notre Dame wrote an open letter in the school newspaper asking for a porn filter on the school's Wi-Fi.  

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ND in the News, December 06, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1544054400 Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Mexico's New President Vows To Re-Investigate Case Of Kidnapped Student-Teachers
NPR Audio
Guillermo Trejo is a professor at Notre Dame University in the U.S. 

A Chinese scientist says he edited babies’ genes. What are the rights of the genetically modified child?
The Washington Post
Eileen Hunt Botting (@BottingHunt) is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame and author of “Mary Shelley and the Rights of the Child: Political Philosophy in ‘Frankenstein’ ” (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).

Garth Brooks Scores Ratings In High Places With CBS 'Live At Notre Dame' Special
Forbes
Nearly nine million of Garth Brooks' friends in low places joined the country singer last weekend for his Live At Notre Dame network special.

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Catholic Media

Women religious launch Advent with the light appearing in darkness
Catholic News Service
"We need times to contemplate and to await the coming of that which is to come, and we need time to celebrate that which is here," said Timothy O'Malley, academic director for the Center for Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame.

Pope to make historic visit to United Arab Emirates in February
Catholic News Service
Gabriel Said Reynolds, professor of Islamic studies and theology at the University of Notre Dame, said the trip is a sign of Pope Francis' "profound personal commitment to interreligious dialogue."

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Academics and Research

Tesla teams up with Notre Dame class to improve Gigafactory
ABC 57 Video
The University of Notre Dame School of Architecture has teamed up with Tesla Inc. to create a new college course that will focus on problem solving for Tesla’s Gigafactory 1 in Reno, Nevada.

Tuberculosis survives by using host system against itself, study finds
ScienceDaily
In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) releases RNA into infected cells.

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Faculty/Staff

University of Notre Dame Professor reflects on the life of George H.W. Bush
ABC 57 Video
“The death of former President George H.W. Bush is an end of an era,”  University of Notre Dame Political Science Professor Michael Desch said. 

Drones Give Inspectors a Closer Look at Bridges
Engineering News-Record
That gave Ashley Thrall, associate professor of structural engineering at the University of Notre Dame, and her student Yao Wong a chance to use three-dimensional “digital image correlation” for stress analysis.

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ND in the News, December 05, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1543968000 Wed, 05 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

We Asked 105 Experts What Scares and Inspires Them Most About the Future
Vice
Maurizio Albahari, anthropologist and associate professor at University of Notre Dame.

Southwest Key, Leading Migrant Shelter Provider, Orders Internal Inquiry
The New York Times
But the independence and thoroughness of the investigation will depend on the person leading it, said Lloyd Mayer, a professor at Notre Dame Law School specializing in nonprofit law.

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Catholic Media

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

Expert says human rights created ‘iron shield’ shared by Catholic Church
Crux
Concluding the panel was Paolo Carozza, director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, who dedicated his remarks to asking “Who guards the guardians?” when it comes to the protection of human rights.

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Faculty/Staff

Four small cities may have played an outsize role in spreading deadly flu
Science Magazine
Sean Moore, an epidemiologist at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana, praises the new study. 

ND professor reflects on H.W. Bush's friendship, statesmanship
WNDU
"We're sort of like insurance salesmen: disaster is good for business," Notre Dame political science professor Michael Desch says.

Notre Dame professor looks back on his time getting to know George H.W. Bush
WSBT Video
Michael Desch is a political science professor at Notre Dame, but for four years, he taught at the George H.W. Bush school of Public Service at Texas A&M.

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ND in the News, December 04, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1543881600 Tue, 04 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

International Media

Why Do Men Love Sheds?
BBC News Audio
Laura Dassow Walls, University of Notre Dame professor of English.

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Catholic Media

Madrasa Discourses equip tomorrow’s Islamic scholars with scientific literacy
Religion News Service
Then he met Ebrahim Moosa, and the dots began to connect.

Notre Dame Children's Choir to perform in downtown LA
Angelus News
The University of Notre Dame Children’s Choir is leaving the snow behind this Christmas season to come to LA.

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Academics and Research

New study reveals toxic chemicals in most children's car seats
Click on Detroit
The center collaborated with researchers from Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame to incorporate detailed analytical results into the Healthy Stuff report as well as for publication Monday in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters.

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Faculty/Staff

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car
TU Automotive
On the other hand, Autopilot did enable the CHP to stop the car, said Timothy Carone, a University of Notre Dame professor and autonomous systems expert.

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Campus News

Notre Dame Taps Author, Speechwriter For Commencement
Inside Indiana Business
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan will deliver the 174th commencement address for the University of Notre Dame in the spring. 

Notre Dame announces commencement speaker
WNDU
On Monday, the University of Notre Dame announced that Peggy Noonan will deliver the principal address for the university's 174th commencement ceremony in May.

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ND in the News, December 03, 2018 https://news.nd.edu/ 1543795200 Mon, 03 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Administration

Bush gave 1992 Notre Dame commencement address, made many visits to South Bend area
South Bend Tribune
“Notre Dame joins with our nation and world in mourning the passing of President Bush,” Father Jenkins said. 

Nation mourns death of 41st president, recalls his life, legacy
Catholic News Service , National Catholic Reporter, The Tablet, Catholic Herald
"Notre Dame joins with our nation and world in mourning the passing of President Bush," said Holy Cross Father John I. Jenkins, president of the Catholic university in South Bend, Indiana.

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National Media

Zimmer, Stryker Set to Fight Over Huge Damages Award
Bloomberg
“This case will be an extremely interesting one to watch,” Steve Yelderman, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, told Bloomberg Law Nov. 30.

Trump makes peace with China over trade at G-20, but can it last?
USA Today
"The problem is that he doesn’t understand how to achieve something durable and lasting," said Michael Desch, director of the Notre Dame International Security Center. 

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Academics and Research

Notre Dame Creates New Architecture Design Studio with Tesla
Traditional Building
According to Michael Lykoudis, Francis and Kathleen Rooney Dean of the School of Architecture, the school’s partnership with Tesla is an intuitive match.

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Faculty/Staff

Older and Weaker, or Older and Wiser?
Psychology Today
Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame.

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Students

Notre Dame senior from South Bend named a 2019 Marshall Scholar
South Bend Tribune
University of Notre Dame senior Sofia Carozza, of South Bend, has been selected as a 2019 Marshall Scholar.

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Campus News

Peggy Noonan to serve as Notre Dame’s 2019 commencement speaker
South Bend Tribune
Peggy Noonan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Wall Street Journal, author and a speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan will be the University of Notre Dame’s 2019 commencement speaker.

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FYI

Photos: George H.W. Bush during visits to Michiana
South Bend Tribune
President George H.W. Bush made more than half a dozen trips to the University of Notre Dame and the South Bend area over the years. 

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