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Peers Who Boost Marginalized Voices Help Others, and Themselves, Study Shows

For organizations to reach their potential, they must leverage the expertise of their employees. However, research demonstrates that lower-status employees may not be heard because their “voices” are more likely to be ignored. New research from...
5-May-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Justice vs. fairness: Supervisors focused on others’ needs get ‘benefit of the doubt’ from employees, study shows

In the workplace, whether or not we believe that a supervisor has treated us fairly depends on a number of factors, including motive, according to new research from the University of Notre Dame.
26-Apr-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Inaugural Women Inspired to Serve event empowers female students, young professionals seeking defense and security careers

In the upper echelons of U.S. government security and defense, women still struggle to find seats at the table. Researchers have noted that in the State Department women have never exceeded 40 percent of senior positions, and in the Department of...
12-Apr-2021 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Liquor during lockdown: 1 in 6 parents allowed teens to drink during quarantine

The overwhelmed pandemic parent has become a ubiquitous symbol of the stress and despair many have felt since COVID-19 spread widely.
12-Apr-2021 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pandemic is pushing women in STEM ‘past the point of no return’

During a virtual briefing held by the Women in STEM Caucus and The Science Coalition, Notre Dame's Patricia Clark said that women in science are being pushed past the point of no return due to the pandemic and longstanding structural barriers —...
1-Apr-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Putting up a good fight: Regenerating the body’s natural defenses by restoring lymphatic networks

A research team led by Donny Hanjaya-Putra is building new lymphatic cord-like structures, which help restore normal behavior to dysfunctional lymphatic systems and allow the body to fight the disease.
1-Apr-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Degrees of happiness? Formal education does not lead to greater job satisfaction, study shows

There is almost no relationship between formal educational attainment and job satisfaction, according to new Notre Dame research.
30-Mar-2021 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The truth about Christ lies in contradiction, philosopher finds

In his newest research, “The Contradictory Christ,” Jc Beall argues that instead of trying to get around the apparent contradiction of the incarnation, Christian thinkers should accept what many thinkers have long charged: at the very crux of...
29-Mar-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Office of Media Relations is the designated liaison between the University and the media and, in that capacity, the entity that gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institution of higher learning.



Sue Ryan
Director, Media Relations



Shannon Roddel
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Mendoza College of Business, Notre Dame Law School



Erin Blasko
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Local government, community


Pat Gibbons
Executive Director of Academic Communications



Chloe McCotter
Digital News Program Manager



Colleen Sharkey
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Social Sciences, International, Keough School of Global Affairs



Jessica Sieff
Assistant Director, Media Relations
Science Engineering Research



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