DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions are now due February 15, 2018 for the capstone conference of the Developing Virtues in the Practice of Science project 9-12 August 2018.
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submissions are now due February 11, 2018 for the multi-disciplinary conference on Anthropocene research this May.
The inaugural Gold Mass and lecture at the University of Notre Dame was held on Nov. 15, 2017, the feast day of Saint Albert the Great, the patron saint of scientists. The events, a campus-wide collaboration among several colleges, centers and institutes, drew hundreds.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Marc Kissel, has accepted a position with the Department of Anthropology at Appalachian State University.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Emily Dumler-Winckler, has accepted a position with the Department of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University.
Outreach and Communications Coordinator, Laura Donnelly, chosen for two-year program fostering dialogue between religion and science.
Darcia Narvaez, professor of psychology in the Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and a fellow in the Institute for Educational Initiatives, has been named one of two winners of the first Expanded Reason Award for research. The award was given by University Francisco de Vitoria and the Joseph Ratzinger/Benedict XVI Vatican Foundation to recognize innovation in scientific research and academic programs based on Benedict XVI’s proposal to broaden the horizons of reason. Narvaez’s book, Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom, was chosen from among more than 360 total entries from 170 universities and 30 countries.
New book edited by Celia Deane-Drummond, Sigurd Bergman, and Markus Vogt.
New project fosters research on the Anthropocene by theologians and scholars of religion.
How can we understand the human capacity for wisdom, where did it come from, and how did it emerge?
New Video: Watch Dr. Michael Spezio's public lecture on identity formation delivered to over 100 attendees on September 2.
Learn about and endorse the Declaration of Torreciudad, a call for cooperation for environmental protection in response to Laudato Si'.
Rev. Terrence P. Ehrman, C.S.C. has been appointed as the Assistant Director of Life Sciences Research and Outreach at the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing.
Evolutionary science stresses the contributions biology makes to our behavior. Some anthropologists try to understand how societies and histories construct our identities, and others ask about how genes and the environment do the same thing. Which is the better approach? Both are needed, argues Agustin Fuentes, University of Notre Dame biological anthropologist.
University of Notre Dame psychologist Darcia Narvaez has been named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association, an honor bestowed on academics with notable and sustained research achievements.
Narvaez, a professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Letters, is one of 22 scholars who will be inducted as fellows at the AERA’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on April 9.
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Where did wisdom come from and how did it begin? What evidence in the evolutionary record is there for the virtues of wisdom and humility, or the experience of grace?
Scientists dedicate their lives to research. But there’s been little scholarship on the characteristics of people who make that commitment.
Does the daily practice of laboratory research shape their outlook on life? Can it be linked to specific ways of behaving or thinking? How do the habits and perspectives of scientists compare to what we might want from our colleagues, family members or fellow citizens?
University of Notre Dame faculty members continue to comment on the new encyclical Laudato Si, issued by Pope Francis in Rome on June 18. In an op-ed in Wednesday’s Chicago Tribune, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., writes that, “It is characteristic of this pope to speak as the Catholic leader but to seek to build bridges to all people who promote friendship and cooperation serving the good of all.”