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.
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 conference will convene thought leaders from the private sector, international NGOs, foundations, academia and local, state and federal governments to delve into topics such as smart cities and urban innovation.
Sofía del Valle, a Master of Global Affairs Student in the Keough School, has been awarded the first Raymond C. Offenheiser Fellowship for Active Citizenship, created in honor of Ray Offenheiser, director of NDIGD.