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Health and Society

Sidewalk Insights From the Streets of Chicago

Junior Natalie Behling reflects on her experience with the Summer Service Learning Program and her service at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.

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Business

Global Citizenship for Human Development: A Conversation with Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus, a social entrepreneur, banker and economist from Bangladesh who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts...

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Religion and Philosophy

When is Poverty a Virtue and Wealth a Vice

Keynote address given by Bishop Godfrey Onah (Diocese of Nsukka, Nigeria) at the 2017 Notre Dame Fall Conference titled “When is Poverty a Virtue and Wealth a Vice? The Struggle...

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Global Affairs

Fighting to End Poverty

In Dandora, Kenya, a sprawling neighborhood in Nairobi, housing for 250,000 people is built around the city’s largest dumpsite. Life near a large trash heap exposes the...

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Health and Society

The Power of Evidence: Transforming the Fight Against Poverty Through Research

The Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) is answering Fr. Sorin’s challenge to be a “powerful force for good” by using economic research and evaluation to...

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Health and Society

Catholic Relief Services Agency Panel

Kim Lamberty, director of university and mission engagement for Catholic Relief Services, leads this panel discussion which addresses the intersection between integral human...

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Global Affairs

Fighting for Displaced People

There are 60 million displaced people in the world and every day an estimated 40,000 people flee their homes in search of safety elsewhere. For many, a temporary stop in a refugee...

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Health and Society

Fighting to Create Economic Opportunity

A degree from a reputable community college has the potential to lift people out of poverty, but 60 percent of community college students drop out before they graduate. The...

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