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Energy E3 to Build Innovation Center, Increase Access to Sustainable Energy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

It powers nearly every aspect of our daily lives, but in low- to middle-income countries, more than one billion people live without electricity. The issue is particularly...

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Law and Politics

Study Confirms Adopting Truth Commissions and Justice Measures in Post-Authoritarian Regimes Lowers Homicide Rates

Nations that adopt transitional justice measures, such as truth commissions and judicial prosecutions for past human rights violations, experience lower homicide rates and lower...

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Law and Politics

Fighting For Fair Housing

It has been 50 years since the Fair Housing Act made discrimination in buying and selling homes illegal. Fifty years since Edward Brooke, the first African-American senator from...

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Notre Dame Psychologist Guides Templeton Grant Project on Civic Virtues

University of Notre Dame psychologist Darcia Narvaez is helping lead a $3.9 million Templeton Religion Trust grant that will support new research on civic virtues. The Self,...

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Health and Society

New Study Shows Ways to Maximize Temperature-Lowering Benefits of Chicago’s Green Roofs

Extreme heat poses a unique challenge to cities in the United States. According to the National Weather Service, extreme heat accounts for 20 percent of deaths by natural hazard...

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Religion and Philosophy

The Church in the US with Dr. Susan Reynolds

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Dr. Susan Reynolds to talk about transformations in the U.S. Catholic Church, in terms of ethnic makeup, geographic shifts, and...

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Helping the Most Vulnerable

A report from the White House Council of Economic Advisors declared the war on poverty largely over. A Notre Dame researcher, who helped produce much of the data behind the...

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Religion and Philosophy

Can Changing Our Views on Death Improve How We Live Our Lives?

Life is not possible without death and yet, modern medicine has waged an unending war against death. Now, a Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) residential fellow is...

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Health and Society

Scientists Take Aim at Illicit Supply Chain Networks of Fake Medications

For many people in developing countries, the struggle for access to health care comes with a risk. Those patients can fall victim to falsified medications that fail to treat their...

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Health and Society

New Study Contradicts Notion That Electronic Health Records Are Driving Doctors to Quit

Prominent journalists including the late Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Krauthammer, have written that doctors are leaving the practice of medicine because adopting and using...

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Art and History

Top 3: Bosses in Film with guest Dr. Dan Graff

Ted and Ricky are back with another episode of Establishing Shot’s Top Three segment with the return of September’s special guest Professor Dan Graff, director of the Higgins...

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Health and Society

Will Heart Cells Help Solve Our Most Complex Problems?

As part of a new study, researchers at the University of Notre Dame aim to create a more optimal computer network for solving complex problems — using heart cells. Real-world...

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