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Scholastic, Dome publications win top honors from Indiana Collegiate Press Association

Author: Bob Franken

Scholastic Feb 2014 cover

Two University of Notre Dame student publications have won top honors from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association. Scholastic was named 2014 Newsmagazine of the Year, and The Dome shared the Division I Yearbook of the Year award with Indiana University.

Scholastic won 27 awards in news, sports, feature and opinion writing, and design, photography and illustration. The publication, which appears monthly, began as a weekly newspaper and has been published continuously since 1867. The editor was senior Julia Steiner of Louisville, Ky.

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Notre Dame to host third annual National Robotics Week event

Author: Brittany Collins

National Robotics Week

On April 27 (Sunday), the University of Notre Dame will celebrate National Robotics Week in a free, community-wide event at the Morris Inn Ballroom.

More than 80 Notre Dame faculty members and students as well as community robotics groups will be on hand to talk about their research and demonstrate their work with robots and sensors. Participants will be able to interact with all the exhibits, which include mobile robots that autonomously interact with people, robots that play football and unmanned aerial vehicles.

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Cancer detection test takes grand prize in Notre Dame business plan competition

Author: Carol Elliott

NanDio team McCloskey Business Competition

A team with a business plan for a simple test that detects oral cancer took the grand prize of $25,000 Friday (April 11) in the Mendoza College of Business’ 15th McCloskey Business Plan Competition at the University of Notre Dame. NanDio competed against five other teams in the final round of the competition, which was sponsored by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship at Mendoza. The competition awarded $300,000 in cash and prizes.

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In Memoriam: Curry Montague, custodian of Notre Dame Main Building

Author: Michael O. Garvey

In Memoriam

Curry C.L. Montague, who served as the principal custodian of the University of Notre Dame’s Main Building for some 30 years, died April 7 (Monday) at Sanctuary at Holy Cross in South Bend. He was 81.

Born Nov. 9, 1932, in Houlka, Miss., Montague moved to South Bend in 1947.

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