Notre Dame’s Jeffrey Peng is a filmmaker of sorts, but you won’t see his work at your local multiplex theater any time soon. The biggest fans of the assistant professor of biochemistry’s work are pharmaceutical chemists who design drugs.
Seen and hard on the Notre Dame campus, spring 2009
“Go, sell everything you have and give to the poor,” the _Gospel of Mark_ reports Jesus said to a would-be disciple. Over the millennia, however, despite at least 99 other biblical verses encouraging generosity, the vast majority of Christians historically have fallen far short of that ideal. So why don’t Christians follow this teaching more faithfully? The discrepancy between stated belief and behavior intrigues Notre Dame sociologist of religion Christian Smith and led him, with Michael Emerson and Patricia Snell, to explore the phenomenon. They write about it in their recent book, _Passing the Plate: Why American Christians Don’t Give More_.…
As important as reversing _Roe v. Wade_ may be to ending abortion in the United States, overturning the 1973 Supreme Court decision that made the procedure legal throughout the country would probably have a smaller effect than most people realize. Consequently, a much broader political strategy is needed, argues Joseph Wright, a Kellogg Institute visiting fellow.…
Deaths of Notre Dame faculty members
Designed as a common ground for people and ideas, the new Eck Hall of Law has been literally united with the original Notre Dame Law School building.
Joe Quinn studied business at Notre Dame, but he really absorbed economics the hard way. He and his fellow Domers struggled through the most devastating financial downturn in U.S. history — the Great Depression.
A short list of prominent Notre Dame efforts to aid the Catholic Church
Notre Dame Magazine has launched an experiment. It’s the magazine’s new and improved website. And a whole new way of doing stuff there.
Chris Paladino is especially known for his hugs, even though he resisted touch and demonstrated some autistic-like behavior as a child.