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.
Notre Dame seniors Monica Montgomery, a political science major with a supplementary major in peace studies, and Madeleine Thompson, a theology major with a supplementary major in peace studies and minor in Catholic Social Tradition, are serving as co-chairs of the conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes...
The Madrasa Discourses project, an effort to equip Islamic religious leaders with the tools necessary to confidently engage pluralism, modern science and new philosophies, has received a two-year grant extension from the John Templeton Foundation.
University of Notre Dame and Kroc Institute alumna Alexis Doyle, a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, has been invited to study at Stanford University next year as one of 75 Knight-Hennessy Scholars — and as the very first Knight-Hennessy Scholar from Notre Dame.
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...
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...
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.
Mary Ellen O’Connell, Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, Notre Dame, will lecture on artificial intelligence, weapons, and international law this week at The Hague in the Netherlands.
Over 200 participants filled the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Auditorium (plus overflow space) for a Friday, January 25, panel discussion entitled “Confronting Whiteness at Notre Dame: Power, Identity, and Exclusion.”
The Kroc Institute announces plans for an interdisciplinary conference, “Building Sustainable Peace: Ideas, Evidence, Strategies,” to be held November 8-10, 2019, on the University of Notre Dame campus.
The conference grows out of the Institute’s five-year strategic plan…
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).
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.”
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...
The 2019 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference Committee announces this year’s conference theme, “Expanding Circles: Peace in a Polarized Age?” The conference will take place March 29-30, 2019.
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.
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.
Patrick Regan, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, was instrumental in the creation of the Urban Adaptation Assessment, an open-source, free measurement and analysis tool that explores a city’s ability to adapt and readiness for adaptation to climate change.