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Report Reveals Colombian Peace Agreement’s Gender Perspective Is Innovative, but Seeing Delays

A new report published on October 31 reveals that stipulations in Colombia’s Peace Accord centered on gender equality and women’s rights are being implemented, but more slowly than other provisions within the accord.
13-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study: When corporate insiders sell stock at a loss, watch out

A new paper by the University of Notre Dame’s Peter Kelly takes a rigorous look at the predictive power of insider trading — not the illegal kind, which is based on access to information not in the public domain, but the normal trading...
5-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

New poverty dashboard developed by professors James Sullivan of the University of Notre Dame and Bruce Meyer of the the University of Chicago visualizes more accurate overview of poverty.
1-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Neutralize Reactive Nitrogen Molecules to Enhance Cancer Immunotherapy

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame studying tumors in prostate cancer models found that nitration of an amino acid can inhibit T-cell activation, thwarting the T-cell’s ability to kill cancer cells.
29-Oct-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Notre Dame Releases Climate Vulnerability Assessment of More Than 270 US Cities

The Urban Adaptation Assessment is an open-source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city’s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change.
15-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Fathers’ postnatal hormone levels predict later caregiving, study shows

Dads whose cortisol levels were elevated while they held their newborns on the day of their birth – either skin to skin or clothed – were more likely to be involved with indirect care and play with their infants in the first months of their...
3-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Sidestepping the pitfalls of overconfidence with plausible deniability

Although confidence can serve as both a blessing and a curse, new research from the University of Notre Dame shows how people can reap the rewards without risking the social penalties for overconfidence.
25-Sep-2018 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Study Presence of Fluorinated Chemicals in Firefighter Clothing

Scientists at the University of Notre Dame will begin an independent study of turnout gear worn by firefighters after initial samples tested positive for fluorine.
24-Sep-2018 3:55 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.


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    Modern Civil Infrastructure, Natural Hazard Assessment and Mitigation, disaster risk reduction, engineering for international development


Sue Lister
Director, Media Relations


Shannon Roddel
Assistant Director, Media Relations
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Erin Blasko
Assistant Director, Media Relations
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Patrick 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
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Amanda Skofstad
Assistant Director, Media Relations
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