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Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

John Paul Lederach has been selected as the recipient of the 36th Niwano Peace Prize. Lederach is professor emeritus of international peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and a senior fellow at Humanity United. The annual award, presented by the Japan-based Niwano Peace...

Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Notre Dame junior Elizabeth Boyle has been elected undergraduate student body president for the 2019-20 academic year. Boyle, a political science major with a supplementary major in peace studies, is the sixth peace studies student to be elected student body president or vice president since 2012.

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress

Kroc Institute faculty members Laurie Nathan and Peter Wallensteen have made instrumental contributions to a new three-volume report, Rethinking Society for the 21st Century, published by the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP).

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress

Kroc Institute Professor Honored On “Fifty Minds That Matter” List

Fr. Emmanuel Katongole, Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Keough School of Global Affairs, was honored by weekly Catholic publication The Tablet as one of “Fifty Minds That Matter.”

Kroc Institute Professor Honored On “Fifty Minds That Matter” List

Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

As a student-athlete, Rebecca Nunge, a science preprofessional studies (pre-med) major with a minor in peace studies and a senior outside hitter on the University of Notre Dame volleyball team, has spent most of her summers on campus — taking classes and training with teammates. But it was only recently...

Students in new program bridge community health and justice in South Bend

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Ukraine is on the brink of war-related environmental disaster according to new research published by two Kroc Institute doctoral students. Kristina Hook and Richard Marcantonio, both doctoral candidates in anthropology and peace studies, published their research in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on October 16.

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Professor Ebrahim Moosa and the Madrasa Discourses program were featured in the October 12 University of Notre Dame "What Would You Fight For?" video. 

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Victoria Nyanjura, a student in the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies program, is a first place recipient of the Navarra International Solidarity Award. Organized by the Government of Navarre, Spain, and Laboral Kutxa, a Spanish credit union, the award recognizes  people, NGO’s, and institutions whose work advances the...

Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

The 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 10-14, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century."    Each year, this intensive program brings together teams of academics...

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute