March 16, 2016 — Bill McKibben, a prominent author, professor and environmentalist, will deliver the 22nd annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics & Public Policy on April 12 (Tuesday) at 4 p.m. in the McKenna Hall Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.
March 3, 2016 — The University of Notre Dame’s 2016 Student Peace Conference will take place on April 8–9, 2016, at the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
February 24, 2016 — Notre Dame sophomore Rebecca Blais (political science and peace studies) has been elected undergraduate student body vice president for the 2016-17 academic year.
February 3, 2016 — Garrett FitzGerald, a first-year doctoral student in Peace Studies and Political Science (Political Theory), has been named the John and Judy Scully Fellow in Peace Studies.
February 2, 2016 — Two scholars specializing in conflict, peace, and religion have joined the Kroc Institute as Visiting Research Fellows for the Spring 2016 semester.
January 18, 2016 — Matthew Chandler, a Notre Dame doctoral student in sociology and peace studies, has been named the Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellow in Peace Studies for the 2015–2016 academic year.
January 14, 2016 — Emily Maiden (right) is earning a Ph.D. in political science and peace studies and Kathryn Scrafford (left) is pursuing a Ph.D. in psychology and peace studies.
January 14, 2016 — Professor Hooker is an experienced mediator, facilitator, and peacebuilder who has worked with communities, governments, and international NGOs and civil society organizations.
January 8, 2016 — Tanisha Fazal has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to investigate the human and financial costs of war. Those costs are escalating, she says, despite a reduced fatality count.
December 17, 2015 — The Kroc Institute wishes you peace and good cheer during this holy season and in 2016.