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$50 million gift exclusively for undergraduate financial aid

Notre Dame alumnus Harry Fath and his wife, Linda, have committed a $50 million gift, the largest of its kind in the University's history, to be used exclusively for undergraduate financial aid. The gift reflects the couple's commitment to make a high-quality Notre Dame education available to all qualified applicants regardless of their socioeconomic position. (More...)
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Faculty present more than 100 bold ideas for Notre Dame

What big endeavors should Notre Dame undertake? It's a question with at least 100 answers. On Friday, dozens of faculty offered three-minute lightning presentations at the Moment to See, Courage to Act Symposium, sponsored by the Office of the Provost.
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Recycling pilot program now in four academic buildings

The Office of Sustainability has expanded the revamped recycling program from residence halls to four academic buildings. Learn what you need to do when the pilot program gets to your building. (More...)
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Professor explores promise of forests to alleviate poverty 

At the recent U.N. Climate Change Conference, more than 100 world leaders vowed to halt and reverse deforestation by 2030. Deforestation contributes to climate change because forests absorb carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. Daniel C. Miller, associate professor of environmental policy, researches how forests contribute to human well-being. (More...)

Diverstiy, Equity & Inclusion

Ruby Bridges to Notre Dame: Pick up the torch

In 1960, federal marshals escorted 6-year-old Ruby Bridges into a New Orleans elementary school where she would become the first Black child to attend a desegregated school in the American South. Earlier this month, the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted Bridges for a virtual conversation held in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
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ND In the News
Labor historian comments on Starbucks union vote
Dan Graff, director of the Higgins Labor Program with the Center for Social Concerns, spoke with AP News about coffee giant Starbucks and an effort by baristas to unionize. Deemed essential during the pandemic, workers are not satisfied to go back to the way things were. (More...)
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