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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.

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

2019 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Monica Montgomery and Madeleine Thompson

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...

2019 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Monica Montgomery and Madeleine Thompson

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...

P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

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