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Mary Martin

Author: Jane Morrow

Mary Martin, 88, died Monday, Oct. 6. She retired from Notre Dame in 1990 after working 18 years in North Dining Hall.

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United Way kick off in October

Author: Carol Bradley

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In past years, the generosity of the faculty and staff has made Notre Dame the largest workforce contributor in St. Joseph County, helping improve education, health and financial stability of individuals and families in our community.

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Waldo Mikels-Carrasco: Supporting the United Way

Author: Carol C. Bradley

What are the forces that keep people in poverty?

BY CAROL C. BRADLEY, NDWorks

Waldo Mikels-Carrasco hadn’t been involved with the United Way until he was called in to provide information to the agency on health disparities in St. Joseph County. 

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Live United, a United Way-ACC partnership

Author: Gene Stowe

Lacrosse player mentors 6-year-old cancer patient

BY GENE STOWE, FOR NDWORKS

When the Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team was paired with Bobby Russell last fall as part of Fighting Irish Fight for Life, a Student Welfare & Development program, midfield player Katherine McManus was immediately drawn to the 6-year-old who had been undergoing cancer treatments since he was 2.…

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New study identifies potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines

Author: Stephanie Healey

Notre Dame researchers and their collaborators explain how identifying distinctions between mutant (yellow) and normal (orange) immune targets can help locate neo-epitopes that elicit anti-cancer immune responses

A team of University of Notre Dame scientists, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Connecticut, have announced the results of a new study on identifying potential targets for personalized cancer vaccines. The paper, “Genomic and bioinformatic profiling of mutational neoepitopes reveals new rules to predict anticancer immunogenicity,” was recently published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The research group at Notre Dame was led by Brian Baker, associate dean for research and graduate studies and professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and included Steven Corcelli, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and graduate student Cory Ayers.

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Cardinal Müller among speakers at fall conference of Center for Ethics and Culture

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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Cardinal Gerhard Müller, prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, and Nobel laureate economist James J. Heckman will be among the speakers at the 15th annual fall conference of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture Oct. 30-Nov.1 (Thursday-Saturday).

The conference, “Your Light Will Rise in Darkness: Responding to the Cry of the Poor,” will take as its theme an admonition made by Pope Francis in his address last year to the Archbishop of Canterbury. “Among our tasks as witnesses to the love of Christ,” Pope Francis said, “is that of giving a voice to the cry of the poor.”

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IT maintenance

Author: Lenette Votava

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Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of maintenance and upgrades that will affect many IT services on Sunday, October 26, from 3 a.m. to 4 p.m. (ET).

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'Gay in Christ' conference to be held at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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A two-day conference, “Gay in Christ: Dimensions of Fidelity,” co-sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Church Life (ICL) and the Gender Relations Center, will convene Oct. 31 (Friday) to explore appropriate pastoral strategies for Catholic parishioners who regard themselves as non-heterosexual, but who accept Catholic Church teaching on marriage and sexuality.

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