Notre Dame to receive six CASE awards

Author: Julie Hail Flory


The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) will present six awards to the University of Notre Dame at the organizations annual assembly July 15-17 inMiami.

Notre Dame Magazine, the Universitys quarterly alumni publication, earned five awards, including two gold medals for the best article of the year and special issue. Notre DamesSchoolofArchitecturereceived a silver medal for its annual publication, Acroterion.

The magazine article, titledThe Soul of the University,was featured in the spring 2004 issue and written by Anthony DePalma, a New York Times reporter who, at the time, was a visiting scholar at Notre Dames Kellogg Institute for International Studies. In his article, DePalma explores the Universitys identity and its response to his sons diagnosis with leukemia three days into his freshman year.

In the special issues category, the magazine was honored for itsThe Love that Dare Not Speak its Nameissue (summer 2004), which featured articles on homosexuality and examined the Universitys policies and Church teachings on the topic.

The magazine also received a bronze medal for visual design and two bronze medals in the best article category forGods Arms Are Very Longby New Orleans writer Jennifer Moses in the spring 2004 issue, andInto Thin Airby 1994 Notre Dame graduate David Devine in the winter 2004-05 issue.

TheSchoolofArchitecturewas honored in the category of institutional relations and alumni relations publications for Acroterion, a publication featuring student work and descriptions of every facet of the school, including its undergraduate curriculum,Romestudies and graduate programs,DowntownSouth BendDesignCenter, and examples of traditional and classical architecture.Acroterion is the result of a collaboration between the School of Architecture and Notre Dame Media Group, which designs and produces the publication.

CASE is the largest international association of education institutions, serving more than 3,000 universities, colleges, schools and related organizations in 45 countries. It is the leading resource for professional development, information and standards in the fields of education, fund raising, communications and alumni relations.

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