The University of Notre Dame has developed a variety of tools to address the problems of the poor and to develop and measure the impact of anti-poverty programs. Now, thanks to a $111 million partnership between the University and the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation — the largest of its kind at Notre Dame — the University is positioned to enhance and expand its practices, teaching and research to create, identify and advance programs that best serve those most in need. The endowments provided by the foundation to Notre Dame will focus on serving those most in need, the most alienated and the most displaced.
An article, co-authored in part by two NDIGD researchers, which examines the relationship between two social protective factors and violence involvement among Honduran young adults, has been published in Development in Practice.
An article, co-authored by an NDIGD researcher, which examines the voter registration habits of young, newly eligible Mexican citizens, has been published in the electronic journal, Coyuntura Demográfica.
Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received $180.6 million in research funding for fiscal year 2019 — $100 million more than 10 years ago and a more than 27 percent increase from last year.
NDIGD's new Global Pathways Podcast with Ray Offenheiser features leading policy-makers, academics, researchers, activists, entrepreneurs, and others working to address today's most pressing global challenges.
Kumarian Press has published a new book, Practicing Development: Upending Assumptions for Positive Change, which includes a chapter on “Reimagining Development Practice” by Ray Offenheiser, NDIGD's director.
Karrah Herring, Notre Dame's director of public affairs, and some 100 guests from across the University and the greater South Bend area welcomed the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellows to Notre Dame and the community on June 24.
Today, as we mark World Refugee Day, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs stands in solidarity with the 70.8 million persons forcibly displaced around the world, including more than 25 million refugees, over half of whom are children.
Michael Sweikar, the executive director of NDIGD, recently joined other U.S. global leaders on Capitol Hill to advocate for the United States to continue to play a global leadership role through development and diplomacy.
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.