Campus and Faith & Service

President and Rosalynn Carter, Condoleezza Rice among guests to speak at Father Hesburgh tribute

Author: Dennis Brown

President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., meets with former Senator Harris Wofford

Former President Jimmy Carter, former first lady Rosalynn Carter and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be among the dignitaries who will speak Wednesday evening at a tribute to Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987 who died Thursday at age 97, the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced Monday (March 2).

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Campus and International

Following cancellation last year, Christopher Patten to speak at 2015 Commencement

Author: Dennis Brown

Christopher Patten speaks at the 2012 Nanovic Forum

After health concerns caused Oxford Chancellor Christopher Patten (Lord Patten of Barnes) to step aside as the University of Notre Dame’s 2014 commencement speaker, he has been invited back by Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., to serve in that role and receive an honorary degree at the 2015 ceremony May 17.

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Campus and Faith & Service

Arrangements for Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Author: Dennis Brown

Father Hesburgh in his office (Nov 2011)

A funeral Mass for Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday (March 4) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on campus. Rev. Thomas O’Hara, C.S.C., provincial superior of the U.S. Province of the Congregation of Holy Cross, will preside, and Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president, will deliver the homily.

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Campus and Law

In memoriam: Charles E. Rice, professor emeritus of law

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Charles E. Rice

Charles E. Rice, professor emeritus of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, died Wednesday (Feb. 25). He was 83.

A member of the Notre Dame law faculty since 1969, Rice specialized in constitutional law and jurisprudence.

A 1953 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross, Rice earned his juris doctor degree from Boston College in 1956 and his master of laws and doctor of juridical science degrees from New York University in 1959 and 1962, respectively. After private practice in New York City, he taught at C.W. Post College, New York University and Fordham University before joining the Notre Dame law faculty.

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Arts & Humanities

Notre Dame to host Shakespeare’s First Folio

Shakespeare at Notre Dame will host the exhibit in 2016.


Madhav Joshi, research assistant professor and associate director of the Kroc Institute's Peace Accords Matrix project, and Jason Quinn, research assistant professor for PAM

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The project has extensive new data on peace accords.


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