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Law and Politics

U.S. Democratic Health in Stable Condition, According to New Democratic Virtues Index

In a current political environment that some view as divisive and extremely partisan, a new Democratic Virtues Index from the University of Notre Dame’s Rooney Center for the...

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Religion and Philosophy

Revisiting Five Years of Pope Francis with John Cavadini

Join Professor John Cavadini, Professor of Theology and Director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life, as he discusses Pope Francis’ five-year anniversary.

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Law and Politics

Prominent Women in Political Office Boost Female Candidates down Ballot, New Research Finds

The presence of a prominent female officeholder has a positive effect on the number of women running for lower offices in her state, according to new research by University of...

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Art and History

In Like a Lion: March at the Browning Cinema

March is the midpoint of the Spring semester, often cleaved by Spring Break. Further, it stands at an interesting juncture of the cinema world. Sundance, Berlinale, the BAFTAs and...

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Health and Society

Researchers Map the Burden of Cholera in Sub-Saharan Africa

In an effort to help the World Health Organization (WHO) reach its goal of reducing cholera deaths by 90 percent over the next decade, researchers have mapped the burden of the...

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Religion and Philosophy

Professor Micah Watson on C.S. Lewis’ “The Weight of Glory”

The speaker is Micah Watson, an associate professor of political science at Calvin College. Watson speaks on C.S. Lewis’ work, “The Weight of Glory.”

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Health and Society

Study Points to Fertility as a Leading Economic Indicator

Many research studies have shown that when the economy does well, people have more babies, and when the economy does poorly, they give birth less. New research from the University...

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Science and Technology

Ten Years Hence 2018: Nitesh Chawla

Nitesh Chawla, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the human-machine partnership and how he sees the...

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Law and Politics

Political Scientist Patrick J. Deneen on Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick J. Deneen holds a B.A. in English literature and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Rutgers University. He worked at the US Information Agency as a speechwriter and special...

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Religion and Philosophy

God and Other Minds

Can belief in God be rational because of something other than arguments and evidence? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion,...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Free Will Defense

Can belief in God be rational because of something other than arguments and evidence? Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga spent 50 years researching the philosophy of religion,...

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Religion and Philosophy

Philosophy of Religion — In Animated Form

Alvin Plantinga’s ideas are presented in a visually captivating style in 10 videos created by Notre Dame philosophy professors with a grant from the Templeton Foundation. Topics...

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