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  1. Biden’s Build Back Better bill would speed up conversion to electric mail trucks at struggling USPS

    James S. O'Rourke IV, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, calls the proposal "a very big deal" for the postal service and its customers.

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    James O'Rourke

    Mendoza College of Business

  2. Rare Starbucks union vote set to begin in Buffalo

    Dan Graff, director of the Higgins Labor Program at the University of Notre Dame, said many workers are burned out and tired of playing by the pre-coronavirus rules. 

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    Daniel Graff

    Center for Social Concerns

  3. Divided court considers role of chaplains in the execution chamber

    Prior to the arguments, John Meiser, supervising attorney of Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Clinic, said it is “difficult to see in Texas’ newest policy anything other than callousness toward those it has condemned to die.”

  4. Engineers design 3D-printed robot 'ants' that can walk over leaves, link up like a centipede and call for help by themselves

    Engineers at University of Notre Dame created a simple but effective swarm of six-inch 'robot' ants that were able to overcome obstacles and terrain individually, and link up to form longer chains when they couldn't accomplish a task alone. 

  5. Opening the Word: A serious end

    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

  6. As Colombia’s Peace Crumbles, Female Guerrillas Wonder What’s Left for Them

    But gender provisions have been far less implemented than the rest of the accords, according to the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and much of the political initiatives by ex-FARC women have stalled.

  7. Limits to growth: Can AI’s voracious appetite for data be tamed?

    "It seems to me that the big internet companies are very reluctant to even talk about this because it threatens their core business," said Walter Scheirer, a computer scientist at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Walter Scheirer

    Computer Science and Engineering

  8. Last year, advertisers boycotted Facebook over hate speech. Today, they’re silent

    “It’s perhaps not something that people can galvanize around very easily and could be why they don’t see it as something that they need to take a stand on now,” said Kirsten Martin, a professor of technology ethics at the University of Notre Dame.

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    Kirsten Martin

    Kirsten Martin

    Mendoza College of Business