August 11, 2016 — Jason Springs, associate professor of religion, ethics and peace studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute, effective July 1, 2016.
August 4, 2016 — A new book, “The Puzzle of Peace” by Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.
August 1, 2016 — The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs.
July 25, 2016 — It’s a highly anticipated time of year — when master’s students in peace studies spend nearly 6 months working as interns and conducting field research at international organizations.
June 29, 2016 — A new book edited by Heinz-Gerhard Justenhoven and Mary Ellen O’Connell offers reflections on Pope John XXIII’s peace encyclical Pacem in Terris from the disciplines of philosophy, law, theology, and political science.
June 20, 2016 — This year's Summer Institute was co-sponsored by the Kroc Institute and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) in Washington, D.C.
June 1, 2016 — On May 24th and 25th, 40 bishops, Catholic scholars, and policy specialists from nine countries gathered in London to identify issues that need to be addressed to create the conditions for a world without nuclear weapons.
May 18, 2016 — The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.
May 2, 2016 — The Kroc Institute is pleased to announce Notre Dame seniors Teresa Kennedy and Connor Hayes as the recipients of the 2016 Yarrow Award in Peace Studies.
April 28, 2016 — The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is delighted to share that peace studies junior Caleb “C.J.” Pine has been named a 2016 Truman Scholar.