The Pulte Institute for Global Development — together with the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI) and its Global Center for the Development of the Whole Child — will lead a five-year program to advance U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) learning priorities in the global education sector.
In a recent publication of the Latin America Advisor, a daily publication of The Dialogue, the Pulte Institute's Tom Hare answer's the featured question about the best way for El Salvador to handle gangs.
When the coronavirus canceled their plans, these Notre Dame students chose to pursue experiential learning through the Virtual Social Entrepreneur Corps Program: an internship program designed to sustain livelihoods and create opportunities in Guatemala and Ecuador.
Theresa Puhr, a master of global affairs student in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the Raymond C. Offenheiser Fellowship for Active Citizenship. Puhr is the second individual to receive the award, which was created in honor of Ray Offenheieser, director of the Pulte Institute for Global Development, an integral part of the Keough School.
USAID has partnered with the Pulte Institute to find solutions to making evidence-based, informed decisions when engaging the private sector. The result was the development of a unique new tool called the Private Sector Engagement Evidence Gap Map.
Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and Mediation Program director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has published an article on post-conflict constitutions (PCCs) in Third World Quarterly.
Pulte Institute Executive Director Michael Sweikar joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to advocate for the U.S. to continue to play a global leadership role through development and diplomacy during the pandemic.
2019 Mandela Washington Fellow Jess Manhinca has organized the Notre Dame-Mandela Washington Fellows Talk, a series of webinars covering a variety of topics for entrepreneurs. The first webinar "Businesses Post COVID-19" will be held on May 15, 2020.
The LASER PULSE consortium and the QED’s Center for Global data Visualization (CGDV) recently announced the winners of the ‘Visualizing Venezuelan Migration Issues in Colombia’ Hackathon. Co-organized by the Pulte Insitute, the first place prize went to a group of four graduate students from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.
University of Notre Dame faculty shared recommendations for strategic monitoring and evaluation within fragile states at an April 14 virtual roundtable hosted by the Keough School of Global Affairs and the US Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations.