LEO Receives $435,000 NIH Grant to Study Impact of Community College Intervention Program 

LEO researchers have been awarded a $435,000 grant from the National Institute of Health to study the impact of Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s community college intervention program, Stay the Course.  Read the full announcement here

Video Highlights Undergraduate Research at LEO 

Undergraduate students work throughout the year on LEO’s research projects. Learn more about their critical contributions in this video produced by the University of Notre Dame. 

LEO Affiliate Melissa Kearney and Catholic Charities Featured in Washington Post

LEO Affiliate Professor Melissa Kearney’s research on the “college trap” is featured in this Washington Post article. Read the full article discussing her work on the LEO evaluation of Catholic Charities Fort Worth’s Stay the Course program here. Read more about LEO’s evaluation of Stay the Course here.

LEO Endowed with $15 Million Gift from the Wilson Sheehan Foundation

The Wilson Sheehan Foundation has made a $15 million gift to the University of Notre Dame to endow the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO). Read More


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