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Jeffrey Nichols Organizes Connecticut Visit and Lecture by Leading Peacebuilding Expert (as published on , October 11, 2017 ).

Jeffrey Nichols and the Notre Dame Club of Fairfield County, with the support of Sacred Heart University and the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Lecture Series, welcomed Dr. George A. Lopez of the University of Notre Dame to Connecticut in October 2017. Dr. Lopez gave a public lecture to a packed auditorium at SHU regarding “The Challenges of Peacebuilding in a World of Violence.” A founding member of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for Peace Studies and a former member of the United States Institute of Peace and the United Nations Panel of Experts for monitoring North Korea Sanctions, Dr. Lopez discussed his experiences promoting civil society in war-torn countries and suggested ways in which the average person could contribute to the promotion of peace in the world.