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Art and History

Ted and Ricky’s Director Trifecta

With the close of the Fall 2017 semester, so too comes the Winter Break. And each Winter Break is observed with solemnity by the Browning Cinema as it goes dark for roughly one...

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Art and History

Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature

World War II was a time of paradox: victory amidst catastrophe, democracy spread by violence, individualism drafted for propaganda. Looking at poetry and novels helps us see how...

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Religion and Philosophy

Depicting Evil

As part of the Fall Conference of 2017 called, “Through Every Human Heart, ” the following talks were presented: Randy Boyagoda (University of St. Michael’s College,...

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Health and Society

Fighting Mosquito-borne Diseases

Leading up to the 2016 summer Olympics in Brazil, Zika virus ravaged South America, and photos and videos of patients haunted the news worldwide. A year later, Zika has fallen out...

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Healing Words, Healing Works: Supporting Recovery from Child Abuse and Neglect

Child abuse and neglect leads to destructive behavioral and physical health problems among millions of children each year. This talk will address how to support recovery from...

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Global Affairs

Fighting to End Poverty

In Dandora, Kenya, a sprawling neighborhood in Nairobi, housing for 250,000 people is built around the city’s largest dumpsite. Life near a large trash heap exposes the...

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Religion and Philosophy

God and the Good Life: Notre Dame’s Innovative New Way of Teaching the Big Questions

Philosophy has always been a core component of Catholic education. This lecture looks at how Notre Dame is developing an innovative new curriculum to immerse students in the Big...

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Health and Society

Fighting for the Lives of Children

When your child is diagnosed with a rare, genetic disease, it feels like you’re rolling down a mountain, just waiting to hit rock bottom, says Doug Berns. When his daughter,...

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Community-Based Research

In this episode, Maria McKenna from the College of Arts and Letters discusses pursuing community-based research.

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Healthy Architecture

In this episode, Kim Rollings from the School of Architecture discusses her work aimed at creating healthier built environments.

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Implicit Bias

In this episode, Nancy Michael from the College of Science explains the neuroscience behind implicit bias.

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The Notre Dame Family

In this episode, Leo McWilliams from the College of Engineering discusses the Notre Dame family from his perspective as a faculty member, an alumnus, and a parent.

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