An article in the South Bend Tribune features the Reading For Life Program’s recognition by the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Read the full article.
James Sullivan spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee of Agriculture’s Subcommittee on Nutrition hearing on “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: Developing and Using Evidence-Based Solutions", emphasizing the importance of rigorous program evaluations. Read the full article.
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.
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.
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