In accordance with new University procedures, meant to safeguard the health and well-being of members of our community, the Pulte Institute is making alternative arrangements to continue our central work of education and research. The Pulte Institute will remain open virtually to ensure the continuity of our services in the best ways possible.
Due to the University of Notre Dame's decision to suspend all in-person classes through April 13, the Pulte Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing events scheduled from now through April 13. This includes the Gary Gereffi Public Talk 'Where in the World Has Development Gone' originally scheduled for April 1.
The Pulte Institute for Global Development will welcome Gary Gereffi, Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Director of the Global Value Chains Center at Duke University, to campus for a public talk on Wednesday, April 1, 12:30 - 1:30 pm in 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Halls. The event will be hosted by Scott Appleby, the Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs.
The Pulte Institute for Global Development, part of the Keough School for Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, the Pulte Institute will host 25 of Africa’s bright, emerging Business leaders for a six-week Leadership Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.
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.
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.