Professor Neeta Verma, a faculty fellow of the Center for Social Concerns, hosted art workshops at DePaul Academy in South Bend from February 2022 to July 2023.
The Center for Social Concerns launched a Mass Incarceration Research Lab this fall that invites students to dig into the many dimensions of the crisis of mass incarceration. The lab is open to students from all academic disciplines.
The center hosted the second annual Graduate Institute for Engaged Teaching and Research, bringing together Notre Dame graduate students from a variety of fields to further develop their scholarly tools for addressing issues of justice.
The Labor Café is in its 10th year. Looking back at the past decade, many alumni like Luotto have said that the experience of leading and participating in Labor Café discussions contributed profoundly to their education and formation at Notre Dame.
Some local residents are taking their first college-level classes through the Clemente Course in the Humanities, a national program that the IU South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center began offering this fall with support from the Center for Social Concerns.
Megan Levis entered college knowing that she either wanted to be a philosopher or an engineer.
She ended up choosing the latter, and went on to earn her Ph.D. in bioengineering from Notre Dame. But she hasn’t left philosophy behind.
Award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead to visit Notre Dame September 26, 2023 Renowned author Colson Whitehead will visit the University of Notre Dame on Oct. 3 (Tuesday) to deliver the 2023 Rev. Bernie Clark, C.S.C., Lecture at 5:00 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The annual lecture was created […]
Exploring big philosophical questions — from religion to justice to frisbee September 25, 2023 Growing up, Wes Siscoe always had a lot of questions — about God, faith, morality, and the best way to store a frisbee. As a master’s student, his passion for ultimate frisbee inspired him to invent a carry-all for the sport, […]
Reflections on teaching at Westville Correctional Facility: ‘One of the most meaningful things I’ve ever done’ September 25, 2023 Each Monday this fall, Notre Dame faculty members Bill and Marie Donahue are commuting to work together — not to the University’s campus, but to Westville Correctional Facility. They drive 45 minutes from South Bend to […]
Students respond to the demands of justice through research September 25, 2023 This summer, 200 University of Notre Dame undergraduates worked alongside community partners with support from one of several summer programs at the Center for Social Concerns. The largest two of these programs were NDBridge, supporting 118 rising sophomores, and the center’s Summer Fellowship, […]