In an article published by WalletHub, Paul Perrin, Evidence and Learning Director at the Pulte Institute for Global Development, remarks on the roles of—and possible steps for—local authorities, the media, and educational institutions in the struggle to increase vaccination rates in the US.
On August 24, 2022, legal, governance, and water experts from the University of Notre Dame, in partnership with BHP—an Australian-based multinational mining company—presented an actionable framework for the proactive implementation of the right to water during World Water Week.
Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Professor of Civil Engineering and Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed the acting William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development for the 2022-2023 academic year. She will serve in this role while Ray Offenheiser, the William J. Pulte Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, is on leave.
Dr. Paul Perrin, Evidence and Learning Director at the Pulte Institute, recently joined USAID’s Agency Chief Scientist Dr. Ticora V. Jones in an installment of the “Conversations at the Intersection: Leveraging Scientific Research to Strengthen the Development Evidence Base” seminar series.
The associate professor will discuss the People’s Republic of China’s strategies for asserting party control over religion, especially through sinicization, which calls on religious believers to integrate party loyalty into all aspects of religious life. She'll offer recommendations for how Congress and the Biden administration can effectively advocate for freedom of religion in China.
Four researchers from the Pulte Institute recently presented at USAID's Higher Education Global Evidence Summit, which aims to improve higher education systems’ support of socio-economic development worldwide by focusing on three themes: Innovation, Employability, and Private Sector Engagement.
Kenya’s 2013 Basic Education Act expanded the number of national schools and increased student body diversity quotas based on the act’s guiding principles: the “promotion of peace, integration, cohesion, tolerance, and inclusion,” and the fostering of “the spirit and sense of patriotism, nationhood, unity of purpose, togetherness, and respect.” This change in the policy made it possible for researchers with the Ford Program in Human Development and Solidarity to explore the effects of increased student body diversity on selected principles of trust and tolerance.
A team of civil and environmental engineers at the University of Notre Dame is racing against time to create a new framework for community recovery from natural disasters, educate homeowners on risks and encourage incentives for climate-resilient homes before the next extreme event hits.
Proposals were awarded in four tracks: Convening, Research Accelerator, Infrastructure & Services, and Partnerships. After a substantial review process, the Institute funded 13 projects that involve collaboration among all colleges and schools and are intended to generate translational value for societal benefit.
The Pulte Institute was honored to welcome 25 emerging professionals from 17 African countries to the University of Notre Dame for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program. This was the first in-person version of the Fellowship since 2019, and Fellows and staff alike were thrilled by the opportunity to create connections face to face.
The University of Notre Dame was among 20 universities selected to welcome 25 young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa to receive immersion training as part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI).
Since the 2010 earthquake, the Notre Dame Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences faculty have worked to design a stronger and more affordable housing model to provide resistance and structural reinforcement capable of withstanding both hurricanes and earthquakes.
NDIGD, Accenture, and HP are taking the lead to empower disconnected communities in northern Uganda by harnessing solar energy to generate electricity for Internet and communications technologies, education and training centers, and new locally developed ventures.