Five Notre Dame experts, including three from the Keough School, recently presented new research at the United Nations that offers guidance on how industries can sustainably manage water resources and preserve human access to safe, clean water.
A recently published article, titled “Behavior of Private Retailers in a Regulated Input Market: An Empirical Analysis of the Fertilizer Subsidy Policy in Nepal” has been co-authored by Shriniwas Gautam, evidence and learning associate with the University of Notre Dame’s Pulte Institute for Global Development.
What do you consider to be a “life-changing” moment? For Ambrose Kamya of Uganda, it was the moment he was accepted into the Mandela Washington Fellowship program and placed at the University of Notre Dame.
In an article published by USA Today, Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Acting Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development and engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame, remarks on hurricane recovery efforts and the role that building codes play in damage mitigation.
In an article published by Newsweek, Tracy Kijewski-Correa, Acting Director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development and engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame, shared her team’s findings on how buildings that were up-to-date on building codes weathered Hurricane Ian better than those which were out-of-date.
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.
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.
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).
NDIGD and Building Tomorrow are working together toward building a primary school in the village of Kongota - one of the poorest communities in the Rakai District of Uganda.
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, in cooperation with Engage Burkina and Clean Water in Africa, is working to build new wells throughout the country of Burkina Faso, West Africa.
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.
NDIGD is helping to solve the challenge of limited access to electricity and connectivity for a university in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.