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Religion and Philosophy

Religion, Science, and Technology in Dialogue

This session features Diana Schaub (Loyola University) on “Lincoln Reads the Bible: Science and Morality in the ‘Lecture on Discoveries and Inventions'”, and Bill Hurlbut...

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Law and Politics

Liberalism and the Invisible Hand

Presented by Adrian Vermeule (Harvard Law School) at the Center for Ethics and Culture’s 2018 Fall Conference, “Higher Powers.” The Conference explored the perennial problem...

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Art and History

Old Forgotten Words and Ancient Melodies

This talk features Carole Baker (Duke Divinity School) on “The Icon as Exemplary Image: Reflections on Iconology and the Visual Arts”, Jay Martin (University of Notre Dame) on...

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Religion and Philosophy

A House Divided – Polarization in Our Common Life

“Overcoming Polarization through Catholic Social Teaching” by John Carr (Georgetown University) and “Church and State in a Time of Polarization” by Mark Movsesian (St....

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Religion and Philosophy

Mind, Body, Spirit, and State

This session features Lauris Kaldjian, M.D. (University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine) on “Conscientious Practice, Religious Freedom, and the Sovereignty of God” and...

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Health and Society

U.S. Poverty Numbers Continue to Decline, Researchers Find

A more accurate measure of the poverty rate, based on how much people consume, highlights the dramatic decline in poverty over the past four decades, a fact that is missed by the...

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Science and Technology

Scientists Neutralize Reactive Nitrogen Molecules to Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy — harnessing T-cells to attack cancer cells in the body — has given hope to patients who endure round after round of treatment, including chemotherapy, to little...

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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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Flushing Peace Down The Toilet: Strategies for the End of the World As We Know It

The question of water and sanitation justice is ubiquitous in the literature about peace, justice, and conflict these days. From Standing Rock to South Africa, people have...

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Health and Society

Notre Dame Researchers to Study Cancer Immunotherapy and the Dengue Virus Vaccine

Two postdoctoral scholars from the University of Notre Dame have received Postdoctoral Training Awards in Translational Research from the Indiana Clinical and Translational...

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Health and Society

Avoiding Overconfidence Penalties and Planning Buildings

New research on confidence says nonverbal cues can help people avoid the social penalties of overconfidence. And, a collaboration between Notre Dame’s School of Architecture and...

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Researcher to Improve Assessment Testing for High School Students

Ying Alison Cheng, associate professor of psychology and fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI) at the University of Notre Dame, will lead a $1.4 million...

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