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Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

The doctoral program at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is expanding to include a new graduate minor. Beginning Fall 2019, graduate students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to complete a minor concentration in peace studies.

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Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Djiba Soumaoro, from Mali, is the first recipient of the Hesburgh Global Fellowship. Named for the late Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the fellowship provides funding for a graduate of the Master of Global Affairs program to pursue work focused on peace, justice, development, or other...

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Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

Laura Miller-Graff and her co-author, graduate student Caroline Scheid, found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant difficult temperament.

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Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

P. Carl, B.A. 1988 and M.A. 1990, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Throughout his career, Carl has explored the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. He is a longtime artistic director...

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P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

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.

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Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

The Kroc Institute invites current undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to apply now to attend "Creating a World Without Nuclear Weapons," a week-long seminar in Washington D.C. this summer. Running from May 19 to 24, the seminar is focused on developing the next generation of arms control specialists and activists within...

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Call for Applications to Student Nuclear Disarmament Seminar in Washington D.C.

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...

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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.

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Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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...

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Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda