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Winning Traditions

The moment before kickoff at Notre Dame Stadium, when the Fighting Irish are clustered in their narrow tunnel waiting to be released, is exciting when seen on television and...

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Art and History

Top 3: 2018 Memoriam of Greatness

Ted and Ricky meet up for December’s installment of their Top 3 program as the 2018 programming has taken its bows and 2019 waits in the wings. With the closing of the year, Ted...

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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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Health and Society

Euthanasia of Patients with Non-Terminal Mental Disorders

Full title of the talk: “Physician Assisted Suicide & Euthanasia of Patients with Non-Terminal Mental Disorders: An Emerging Ethical Crisis.” The speaker Dr. Mark S. Komrad,...

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Fighting for the Forgotten, the Struggle for Farmworker Justice

Melody Gonzalez, a 2005 Notre Dame graduate, was born in Santa Ana, CA and is the daughter of Mexican immigrants. Melody’s father and grandfather were farmworkers in Mexico and...

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Study: Tuberculosis Survives by Using Host System Against Itself

In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, scientists at the University of Notre Dame have discovered that the pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB)...

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Emergency Financial Assistance Reduces Homeless Shelter Entry and Violent Crime

A new study conducted by researchers at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame shows that emergency financial assistance for...

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The Competitor

For this girl, the prettiest chains were the ones hanging from the iron rims above the blacktop. “Chain nets,” Muffet McGraw says. “Everhart Park.” When you made your...

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Health and Society

Small Changes to Cafeteria Design Can Get Kids to Eat Healthier, New Assessment Tool Finds

While a growing body of research suggests that small changes to a school environment can help reduce childhood obesity and improve nutrition, 80 percent of school-aged children...

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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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Art and History

Top 3: Thanksgiving Edition with Professor Michael Kackman

Happy Thanksgiving 2018, everyone! We have three movie lovers gathered around a banquet of microphones for the patent-pending Top 3 episode of Establishing Shot. Joining Ted and...

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Religion and Philosophy

Fighting for Life in the Digital Age

This talk features Ernest Morrell. Morrell is the Coyle Professor of Literacy Education and Director of the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame. He is an...

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