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Jeffrey Sachs on Sustainable Development -
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PhD Fellow Victor Antonio Hernandez-Huerta is a 2015–16 predoctoral fellow at UCSD's Center for US–Mexican Studies. More on his work and other graduate student news here.

International scholar advocates a new paradigm for HIV/AIDS treatment (more...)

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An Inspiring Approach to HIV/AIDS CareAn Inspiring Approach to HIV/AIDS Care
Listening to Rose Busingye talk about working in Kampala with those affected by HIV/AIDS is an "opportunity to hear human dignity come to life," says International Scholar Emily Mediate '15.

Sachs Focuses on Sustainable DevelopmentSachs Focuses on Sustainable Development
Economist Jeffrey Sachs called for “economic growth within a moral framework” and spoke to the special role of the university in rising to the challenge of sustainable development during his Kellogg-hosted visit.

Rev. Theodore HesburghIn Memoriam
Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC (1917–2015)
We join the Notre Dame community in mourning the passing of our beloved founder, Fr. Ted, whose influence extended across the nation and beyond.



Scott MainwaringProtestos podem revigorar a democracia
"Protests can reinvigorate democracy," Faculty Fellow Scott Mainwaring says in an interview in Época (Brazil)

Guillermo TrejoMunicipios y crimen organizado en México
Faculty Fellow Guillermo Trejo and Visiting Fellow Sandra Ley's op-ed in El País, warning against the continued politicization of fighting organized crime in Mexico.

Rachel Beatty RiedlAre efforts to limit presidential power in Africa working?
Former Visiting Fellow Rachel Beatty Riedl of Northwestern University guest blogs for The Monkey Cage (Washington Post).

Susan BlumAccusations Fly After Chinese Computer Scientist Wins Major Prize
Faculty Fellow Susan Blum points to government funding as cause of academic fraud in China (Foreign Policy)



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