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New Publication by Chris Weaver and Geoff Layman

May 24, 2016, Lacey Barroso

Congratulations to Chris Weaver and Geoff Layman, who have just published "Religion and Secularism among American Party Activists" in the journal Politics and Religion. You can read the article here. …

New Publication by Matt Hall

May 16, 2016, Lacey Barroso

Matt Hall and Jason Windett have a new piece in American Politics Research: "Discouraging Dissent: The Chief Judge's Influence in State Supreme Courts."
The whole article can be read here
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Upcoming Events

8th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty: Teaching Peace in the 21st Century

Mon Jun 13, 2016 • Hesburgh Center for International Studies • Calendars: Main

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) invite you and your team to register for the 8th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty in Peace Studies Program Development, June 13 – 17, 2016.

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch a peace studies program at their college or university; strengthen or develop a new dimension to a peace studies program; or move an established peace studies program to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 250+ attendees from 70 different institutions.…

Global issues in intervention development in contexts of political violence

Fri Jul 15, 2016 • Rome Global Gateway • Calendars: Main

July 15-23, 2016

Violence in Palestine has been on-going and severe for many years, and there is a wealth of basic research on the negative effects of such violence on developing children and their family systems. Yet, there have been extraordinarily few interventions that have been rigorously evaluated and even fewer that have been able to demonstrate any positive effects on mental health. We propose that two theoretical frameworks – social ecological theory and emotional security theory – may be successfully leveraged for better identifying possible avenues for successful mental health programs in setting with chronic violence (Cummings & Miller-Graff, 2015). The conference will seek to: discuss the application of these theoretical models as they apply to mental health program development in Palestine, consider conceptualizations of resilience and well-being in the face of chronic trauma, and identify relevant intersections between systems that may require unique approaches to treatment.…

Welcome Weekend

Sat Aug 20, 2016 • Calendars: Main

Orientation weekend is held each fall to introduce parents and students to campus life and to help them become more familiar with the University of Notre Dame. Among the planned activities across campus are:

  • official welcome
  • academic exploration sessions
  • orientation with dorm rectors
  • student services open houses

First Day of Classes

Tue Aug 23, 2016 • Calendars: Main

First day of classes for the fall 2016 semester.

Originally published at al.nd.edu.…