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McKenna makes leadership gift to alma mater to establish Center for Human Development and Global Business

December 15, 2016 — Andrew J. McKenna Sr., a University of Notre Dame alumnus and emeritus chairman of the Board of Trustees, has made a leadership gift to his alma mater for the establishment of the Andrew J. and Joan P. McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business, which will be a central part of the Keough School of Global Affairs. READ MORE »


Nobel Peace Prize speech highlights contribution of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute to process of ending war in Colombia

December 12, 2016 — In his Nobel Peace Prize speech on Dec. 10, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos mentioned scholars, poets, negotiators, researchers, NGOs, activists and other Nobel Laureates who contributed to the end of the western hemisphere’s oldest and largest armed conflict. Among those mentioned was Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, which has served as an academic partner in the Colombian peace process and is now engaged with the commission charged with implementing the peace agreement through the Peace Accords Matrix project. READ MORE »


Ma Ying-jeou, former president of Taiwan, speaks at Notre Dame’s Asia Leadership Forum

November 22, 2016 — Ma visited Notre Dame at the invitation of university president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. The occasion was Notre Dame’s Asia Leadership Forum, sponsored by the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies. In his keynote address, Ma highlighted greater China’s history and described his role in Taiwan’s recent progress toward “peaceful, friendly and close” relations with mainland China, Japan and the U.S. READ MORE »


Kroc Institute charged with technical verification and monitoring of historic Colombian peace accord

August 31, 2016 — The historic Colombia peace agreement announced on Aug. 24 — celebrated as a major turning point in ending the country’s 52-year armed conflict — gives the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies primary responsibility for technical verification and monitoring of implementation of the accord through the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM) Barometer initiative. READ MORE »


Ray Offenheiser to join Notre Dame faculty as Distinguished Professor of the Practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs

November 21, 2016 — Ray Offenheiser, a widely known nonprofit leader and innovator with a broad range of international development experience in Asia, Africa and Latin America, will join the University of Notre Dame faculty as Distinguished Professor of the Practice and as the inaugural director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development in the new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs. READ MORE »

 


1916 The Irish Rebellion awarded "Best Documentary Series"

October 10, 2016 — The documentary, an initiative of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, was honored at the 2016 Irish Film and Television Academy’s gala awards ceremony in Dublin. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the film uncovers the untold story of the central role Irish Americans played in the lead-up to the rebellion, and features a combination of rarely seen archival footage, new segments filmed on location worldwide, and interviews with leading international experts. READ MORE »


Global affairs scholar Tamara Kay to join Keough School of Global Affairs

July 20, 2016 — Tamara Kay, a scholar with extensive experience in Latin America and Africa, will join the Keough School as associate professor of global affairs, according to Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School. READ MORE »


Master of Global Affairs degree now available from Notre Dame’s new Keough School of Global Affairs

July 25, 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. The program is designed to prepare new generations of leaders and agents of change in governments, nongovernmental and civil society organizations, and the private sector. READ MORE »


Jennifer Mason McAward appointed director of Center for Civil and Human Rights

June 22, 2016 — Jennifer Mason McAward, associate professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, has been appointed director of the University’s Center for Civil and Human Rights by R. Scott Appleby, Marilyn Keough Dean of the Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs. READ MORE »