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Turning research into jobs

October 28, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

Story originally posted in the South Bend Tribune on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:00 am | Updated: 10:39 am, Tue Oct 28, 2014.

Notre Dame can play vital role in reviving local economy


When the Rev. John I. Jenkins was inaugurated president of the University of Notre Dame in 2005, he declared that one of his goals was to create “one of the pre-eminent research institutions in the world.”

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Vennli charting a course in software

October 27, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

As Posted on Sunday, October 26, 2014 6:00 am | Updated: 6:26 pm, Sun Oct 26, 2014.

Gary Gigot sees 'reason to believe' in South Bend

SOUTH BEND — Gary Gigot knows what it takes to be successful in the technology business, so it’s an encouraging sign for South Bend that he chose to start a software company here.

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Waldo Mikels-Carrasco: Supporting the United Way

October 27, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

What are the forces that keep people in poverty?


Waldo Mikels-Carrasco hadn’t been involved with the United Way until he was called in to provide information to the agency on health disparities in St. Joseph County. 


“They wanted to know what they could be funding in health,” he says. “I was impressed that the United Way was asking the question, and that they took the information and did something with it.” Read More


Thu Oct 30, 2014

Remembering the Undocumented Across the Rio Grande

Thu Oct 30, 2014
- 7:00PM

Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture



Fri Nov 7, 2014

"The Homestretch" A documentary about youth homelessness

Fri Nov 7, 2014
- 9:00PM

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame, The Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County is creating awareness events about youth homelessness focused around a documentary film called “The Homestretch”.  This film highlights the story of three homeless teenagers in Chicago. It shines light on the reasons young people can become homeless, the dangers they face on the streets, the daily struggle for survival and the resiliency that can lead them to a better life. …

Open to the Public

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