Two years ago, Germán Santillan Ugarte was part of Notre Dame's inaugural class of YLAI Professional Fellows. In 2018, he returned to Notre Dame—"a second home," as he calls it—and took some time to talk about his own positive experience in the program.
Fordham University Press has published a new book on policies and programs aimed at reducing crime and violence in Central America by Tom Hare, a senior technical associate at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Rick and Molly Klau have made a $1 million endowment gift to the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development for the development of a new student fellowship program and new academic courses, all focused on social innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship.
The University of Notre Dame will welcome 14 new business and social entrepreneurs from across Latin America and the Caribbean for the 2018 Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.
NDIGD will initially receive approximately $1.75 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as the only U.S. partner on two separate research-assistance consortiums established to support higher education in developing countries.
An article, co-authored by an NDIGD researcher, which explores the results of a study on the quality of bagged sachet water in rural communities in Ghana, has been published in the peer-reviewed American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
An article, co-authored by Paul Perrin, the monitoring and evaluation director at NDIGD and a concurrent associate professor of practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs, has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Social Science & Medicine.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and some 100 guests from across the University and the greater South Bend area convened in Jenkins Nanovic Halls on June 21 to welcome the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellows to campus.
In a conversation with Ray Offenheiser, NDIGD's director, on Thursday night (April 12) at the University of Notre Dame, Muhammad Yunus explained why he has devoted his life’s work to social entrepreneurship.
Host Ray Offenheiser and guest Michael Shifter, the president of Inter-American Dialogue, discuss the economic and political crises in Venezuela, as well as the upcoming elections and path forward for peace in Colombia.
An article, co-authored in part by two NDIGD researchers, which details the creation of a new violence risk assessment tool in Honduras, has been published in the Journal of Crime and Justice, the peer-reviewed journal of the Midwestern Criminal Justice Association.
Michael Sweikar, the executive director of the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), has received a concurrent faculty appointment within the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs.
NDIGD is currently accepting applications for the paid position of summer student photographer / communications assistant who will primarily document the experience of 25 participants in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus will deliver a keynote address at 7 p.m. April 12 (Thursday) as part of this year’s Notre Dame Forum. Yunus will discuss his pioneering work in the field of poverty alleviation and sustainability with Ray Offenheiser, director of NDIGD.
An article co-authored by a researcher at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), which examines the results of a post-project sustainability study (PSS) of a USAID-funded program in Indonesia, has been published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal.
Two policy papers, authored by researchers at the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD), have been published by the University of Minnesota in Reconsidering Development, a peer-reviewed journal of policy and practice.