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New study examines how bullying by bosses emerges

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/176862/200x/workplace_bullying_300.jpg(Workplace bullying)! As anyone who has experienced it will attest, dealing with a boss who acts abusively can be a very difficult and confusing experience. However, the process by which such behavior emerges has received little attention from researchers....

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Researchers propose 'breastsleeping' as a new word and concept

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/176054/200x/bed_sharing_300.jpg(Bedsharing)! As far as titles in academic journals go, it’s quite the attention-getter. “There is no such thing as infant sleep, there is no such thing as breastfeeding, there is only breastsleeping,” reads the title of a new peer-reviewed...

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Global Health Fellowship Recipients for 2015-2016

The Eck Institute for Global Health has awarded seven fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Congratulations to our second year recipients, Brianna Norris and Michelle Ngai, and to our five first year recipients Katrina Button-Simon, Olivia Choudhury, Sage Davis, Trevor...

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Video: Luxury as Power in Restoration-Era England

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/175646/laura_knoppers_thumb.jpg(Laura Knopppers)! “Scholars who have worked on Charles II have tended to back away from the sensational side of the Restoration," said Laura Knoppers, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. “When I come to Charles II,...

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Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index honors innovative climate adaptation projects

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/175645/original/filomena_nahura_800x480.jpg(DADTCO cassava farming for ND-GAIN)! Two innovative projects that address climate change in developing countries -- an imaginative program in Mozambique that produces starch for craft beer from cassava and another that helps cities worldwide develop resiliency to disaster...

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Record highs for Notre Dame research funding

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/175504/200x/2014_ceees_300.jpg(CEES Professor Amy Hixon works with an undergraduate researcher in her Stinson-Remick lab)! The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20...

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ND-LEEF Science Sunday event to take place Sept. 20

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/111091/200x/nd_leef_300.jpg(ND-LEEF)! The "Notre Dame Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility":http://environmentalchange.nd.edu/programs/nd-leef/ (ND-LEEF), a unique environmental research collaboration between the University of Notre Dame and St. Patrick’s County Park, will host its third annual public Science Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday...

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Introducing Mary Galvin, dean of the College of Science

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/175030/original/dean_mary_galvin_800x480.jpg(Mary Galvin, dean of the College of Science)! "Watch video":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1OQ3tM41A8&feature=youtu.be !http://news.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(Video)! "Mary Galvin":http://science.nd.edu/about/office-of-the-dean/galvin/, the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the "College of Science":http://science.nd.edu, sat down for a brief question-and-answer session about her experience, her passion for scientific research...

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Three questions with theologian Timothy Matovina

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/174846/200x/matovina_300.jpg(Timothy Matovina)! Pope Francis is due to arrive in America Sept. 22, his first trip to North America. He's expected to address the growing influx of Latinos in the U.S. Catholic church while he's here, including delivering several talks...

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Public-Private Partnership Survey Results

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With 91 percent of global development funding now provided by nongovernment sources, how can we better understand the private sector’s interests in public-private partnership and its growing role in international development?

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Notre Dame Awarded NIH Grant to Study Social Networks and Health

p(image-right). !http://al.nd.edu/assets/44741/hachen_icon.jpg(David Hachen)! Is physical activity a factor in how friendships are formed? Do social circles influence a person’s health and fitness choices? A team of Notre Dame researchers hopes to explore those questions with the help of smartphone apps...

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The Experience Project awards $1.7 million to 22 research projects

p(image-right). !http://news.nd.edu/assets/174489/200x/o_shaughnessy_sunrise.jpg(O'Shaughnessy Hall sunrise)! A research collaboration that aims to build new understanding about how religious and transformative experiences occur and shape people’s lives is awarding its first round of funding with more than $1.7 million going to 22 projects....

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