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Health and Society

Mother’s Helper

A decade ago, while working at a foster care agency, Emily Rupchock '20 M.N.A. befriended a girl named Brit, who had been in the system for most of her life. “We would get...

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Science and Technology

Neuroscience: Using neuroscience to build a healthy community

While it might sound strange at first, a child’s developing brain has certain expectations from its environment. Consistent and responsive care are important for a healthy child...

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Science and Technology

Neuroscience: How experiences influence brain function and long-term health

It has been said that “it takes a village to raise a child” and understanding neuroscience can be one of the building blocks for that village. How important are relationships,...

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Law and Politics

Empowering Women Through Religious Liberty

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Notre Dame Law School Religious Liberty Initiative hosted a discussion about how religious liberty protections can empower women....

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Science and Technology

Neuroscience: What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important?

What is neuroscience, and why are relationships so important to how our brains function? Researchers who study neuroscience and behavior have discovered that one of the biggest...

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Science and Technology

Three-part Zoom series on neuroscience and behavior launches in March

How your brain works impacts not only your behavior, but also your worldview. Early environments and experiences affect the brain and overall health, research has shown....

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Business

Most productive workforce may require indefinite affirmative action, study shows

Affirmative action policies have been debated for decades and Supreme Court rulings have guided how universities structure their admission policies. It stands to reason that...

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Global Affairs

The Burden of Lockdown: Understanding Gender Inequality in the Midst of COVID-19

It will come as no surprise that, in many countries of the world, housework and care are still mainly seen as ‘a woman’s job.’ Despite many having full- or part-time work,...

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Art and History

Tracery

This sculpture was created by Deborah Butterfield, an American artist known for her depictions of horses. Butterfield uses everyday, often discarded objects like sticks and metal...

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Law and Politics

Women’s Suffrage and Political Barbies

In the first episode, we drop in on political science professor Christina Wolbrecht. She’s co-authored a book titled, “A Century of Votes for Women,” which looks at how...

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Business

Rising Together: Gender Equity in Business

In this video, Joe Holt, Teaching Professor of Ethics in the Mendoza College of Business, hosts a panel of current Notre Dame MBA students who are involved with gender equality...

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Art and History

Women Artists on View at the Snite

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the Snite Museum of Art has curated an online gallery of selected works by women artists in the museum. View the online gallery...

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