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Dianne Pinderhughes

Dianne Pinderhughes elected to the Academy of Arts & Sciences

Rooney Center faculty member Dianne Pinderhughes has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers.
Paul Ryan Feature

Paul Ryan to join Notre Dame as professor of the practice

Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R, WI) will join the university as a professor of the practice for the 2019-2020 academic year. Among his many contributions, Ryan will deliver an address at a conference sponsored by the Rooney Center and the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities in the Fall.
Rice Kerry Feature

Rice and Kerry take the stage at Notre Dame

Missed this Rooney Center cosponsored event? Click on the image above to watch the highlight video!
Why Liberalism Failed

Why Liberalism Failed

Patrick Deneen

Yale University Press, 2018

Upcoming Events

2019 Hibernian Lecture: "A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women"

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Location: Morris Inn Ballroom

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Tara McCarthy

Tara McCarthy will deliver the 2019 Hibernian Lecture, “A Century of Suffrage: Catholic Activism, Class Consciousness, and the Contributions of Irish American Women,” on Friday, September 20, 2019, at 4:30 p.m.  in the Morris Inn Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. 

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