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The Burden of Lockdown: Understanding Gender Inequality in the Midst of COVID-19

The Burden of Lockdown: Understanding Gender Inequality in the Midst of COVID-19

As millions of people retreat into their homes in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, many women have added teacher, daycare provider, remote worker, and nurse to their daily repertoire.  It has been argued that the implications of lockdown - especially when more people become symptomatic - will disproportionately affect women and their work productivity. In times of uncertainty, change, and anxiety it can be asked: who bears the burden at home? Estela Rivero explores this question.

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Pulte Institute offices operating remotely

Pulte Institute offices operating remotely

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. 

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Pulte Institute events canceled through April 13

Pulte Institute events canceled through April 13

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. 

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Pulte Institute for Global Development to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Pulte Institute for Global Development to Host 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

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.

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Pulte family’s $111 million partnership  provides Notre Dame with resources to fight poverty

Pulte family’s $111 million partnership provides Notre Dame with resources to fight poverty

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.

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Keough School World Refugee Day statement

Keough School World Refugee Day statement

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.

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