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Fighting to Create Economic Opportunity

A degree from a reputable community college has the potential to lift people out of poverty, but 60 percent of community college students drop out before they graduate. The...

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Health and Society

Fighting for Those Touched by Cancer

One out of every three people receiving treatment for cancer also struggle with anxiety and clinical depression. Even when cancer patients survive the disease, they suffer from...

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Art and History

The Once and Future Liberal Arts

Richard Brodhead, president of Duke University, explored “The Once and Future Liberal Arts” in a talk as part of the 2014-15 Notre Dame Forum on November 4 in the Hesburgh...

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Health and Society

Fighting to Improve Trauma Care

Each year in the United States, trauma accounts for 37 million emergency room visits and is the leading cause of death for people under age 45. Biochemist Frank Castellino’s...

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Health and Society

Understanding Ebola

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has raised international concerns over the deadly disease. In this session, Robert Stahelin, an adjunct associate professor of chemistry...

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Health and Society

Fighting to Design a Better Home

When Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy ripped through the coastal communities of the United States, they left over 1.5 million homes in ruins. Collapsed roofs lined the streets. Walls...

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Science and Technology

Fighting to Build Bridges

Senior engineering student Luis Llanos knows firsthand how showing compassion and offering support can give people a brighter future and real hope for a prosperous life. When...

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Health and Society

Fighting for Equal Education

Students’ success in math determines their future success in school and in life. It’s no secret that students in the United States lag behind their global peers in math. On...

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Science and Technology

Fighting to Protect the Sick

Researchers develop high-tech paper test cards to determine if medicines are genuine, leading to safer treatment of illness around the world. In Eldoret, Kenya, the harm imposed...

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Health and Society

Fighting to Cure Prostate Cancer

Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved thanks in part to the research of Biological Sciences Professor Mark Suckow, who is developing prostate cancer vaccines from an...

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Science and Technology

Fighting to Stop Tuberculosis

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are Fighting to discover compounds and develop drugs to treat neglected diseases that affect billions of the world’s most vulnerable...

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Fighting for a More Generous World

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are taking a leadership role in providing individuals and organizations with the insights and tools to make the world a more generous...

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