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Health and Society

“Our Community Has Boundaries”: LA’s Immigrant Women Activists on Embodiment, Race, Class, and Morality

In global cities today, immigrants of color suffer hyper-pollution, asthma, and cancer due to their residence near diesel-spewing shipping ports, freeways, and rail yards. Their...

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Research reveals teachers’ biases when rating first-graders’ academic skills based on learning behavior

A recent study, co-authored by a University of Notre Dame professor, shows how educators’ racial and gender biases affect their assessments of students’ academic skills based...

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Religion and Philosophy

Notre Dame study: 6 percent of seminarians report sexual misconduct; 90 percent report none

According to new research from the University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life, 6 percent of Catholic seminarians across the country say they have experienced...

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The Forest and the Trees

Notre Dame research provides complementary angles on childhood adversity Steven King, 7, builds a tower with Lego blocks at Notre Dame’s William J. Shaw Center for Children and...

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Law and Politics

On Protests, Abraham Lincoln, and Tupac

Lisa Mueller is an assistant professor of political science at Macalester College who is spending the 2018–19 academic year as a residential fellow at Notre Dame’s Institute...

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Law and Politics

Racism, Xenophobia, and the Rise of the Far Right at Home and Abroad: Navigating the Call of Justice

On A November 27, 2018, a panel discussed strategies for understanding, naming, and confronting the rise in far-right populism in the United States and beyond. Featuring David...

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Health and Society

Fighting for a More Generous World

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are taking a leadership role in providing individuals and organizations with the insights and tools to make the world a more generous...

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