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Live Chat with Marie Lynn Miranda

In this exclusive event, Provost Miranda shared her Notre Dame story and addressed the University’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic and final preparations for the...

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Health and Society

Please Wear Your Mask

To protect the anonymity of our guest we have refrained from using his name or identifying his place of employment. Our guest joins us to share what it’s like working at a local...

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Health and Society

Don’t Forget to Buy Stamps

Shawn, a city letter carrier in South Bend, Indiana, shares why he chose his profession and offers insight into what a day in the life of a city letter carrier looks like. He...

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Science and Technology

Gear treated with ‘forever chemicals’ poses risk to firefighters

Firefighters face occupational hazards on a daily basis. Now, new research shows they face additional risk just by gearing up. Fabric used for firefighter turnout gear tested...

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Covering Coronavirus: Connection in the time of pandemic

In this episode, we examine two connections shown in dramatic ways during the COVID-19 pandemic. First, the connection between humankind and the planet: We speak with a climate...

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Global Affairs

Amid pandemic, climate scientists imagine Earth Day 2070

Earth Day 2020 will mark 50 years since the first nationwide effort to educate the public and raise awareness of environmental issues that threaten the health and sustainability...

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Health and Society

On the front lines of the coronavirus fight, health professionals show ‘compassion to its fullest’

The images flood news broadcasts and social media feeds. Doctors, nurses, clinicians and emergency medical technicians working tirelessly to treat patients suffering from the...

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Science and Technology

Take 10 for the Planet

Check out this new library and learn more about water, energy, business, history, and the environment. More than 50 videos and podcasts are organized and categorized by subject...

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Science and Technology

Firefighters and PFAS: Occupational Heath and Environmental Health

Prof. Graham Peaslee from the Notre Dame Department of Physics discusses his recent research on PFAS, their impact on the body and the environment. A group of chemicals, Per- and...

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Global Affairs

Study of Earth Day at 50: Good weather increases commitment to environmental activism, can lower birth defects

Climate change has been a hot-button issue for decades and has ramped up in recent years, culminating in the September 2019 Climate Strike — reportedly the largest climate...

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Researchers discover critical process for how breast cancer spreads in bones

Once breast cancer spreads to bone, options for treatment are limited. Breast cancer cells can lie dormant in the bone, often undetectable and able to escape typical treatments....

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