Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values announces three new Reilly Fellows

Author: Jessica Baron

Robin Darling Young

The John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values announced three new faculty felllows, representing a wide array of teaching and scholarship. The fellows are Nitesh Chawla (pictured), the Frank Freimann Collegiate Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Mark McKenna, a Professor of Law and a Notre Dame Presidential Fellow in the Law School and a Fellow in the Notre Dame Program on Law & Market Behavior; and Robin Darling Young (pictured), an Associate Professor of Theology in the College of Arts & Letters. Read More

Notre Dame announces new Ph.D. program in anthropology

Author: Joanna Basile

A student studies an array of bones

The University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters will launch a doctoral program in the Department of Anthropology, with the first cohort of students due to enroll in fall 2014.

The new program, says Susan Blum, professor and chair of the department, will focus its curriculum and training on integrative anthropology.

“The strengths of Notre Dame’s anthropology department are in its commitment to multiple approaches to understanding humanity and its diversity, willingness to face big questions, individual excellence in teaching and scholarship, exceptional mentoring of students and engagement beyond academia,” she says. Read More

Reilly Center board member publishes NYT Op-Ed

Author: Jessica Baron

Patrick J. McCloskey, a member of the Reilly Center Advisory Board, has just published an Op-Ed in the New York Times entitled “Catholic Education, In Need of Salvation."


In the piece, McCloskey and his co-author Joseph Claude Harris discuss the crisis in Catholic parochial education and suggest ways to raise money and recruit personnel in order to revitalize the system. 

In addition to being on the Reilly Center Advisory Board, Patrick J. McCloskey is a project director at the Center for Catholic School Effectiveness at Loyola University Chicago, is the author of The Street Stops Here: A Year at a Catholic High School in Harlem.

Click here for his website or here for more information about his book. 

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