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Beirne wins Marshall Scholarship

Author: Dennis Brown

Katherine Beirne, a University of Notre Dame senior from Rocky River, Ohio, is one of 38 Marshall Scholarship winners nationwide for 1998, the British government announced this week. She was chosen from among more than 800 candidates from 200 colleges and universities to receive one of the most competitive…

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Notre Dame Combines Research and Religion

Author: ETHAN BRONNER

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — At the end of a century in which the great American universities have moved from being extensions of churches to centers of secularism, the University of Notre Dame is carving itself an important niche as an institution of serious scholarship with a deeply religious environment.p….

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'Today's Life Choices' receives Bronze Award for films and video productions

Author: Bryan W. Furze

“Today’s Life Choices,” a documentary series produced by the University of Notre Dame and Golden Dome Productions, has been awarded the Bronze Award for films and video productions on social and economic issues from Worldfest Charleston, an international film and video festival.p….

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Gad-el-Hak named a Freeman scholar

Author: Dan Toolan

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the 14th Freeman scholar by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.p. The prize is the highest honor bestowed by the division of fluids engineering within ASME and is awarded biennially. Gad-el-Hak will…

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown and Michael O. Garvey

Notre Dame ReSources Dec. 1-6 p. Please feel free to call the following Notre Dame faculty for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. p. Land mines : "In the five years I’ve wandered around the front lines of wars, I’ve never personally seen a…

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Gutierrez will speak on 'Space, Time, and the Chicano Experience'

Author: Bryan W. Furze

Ramon Gutierrez, professor of history and ethnic studies and director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), will deliver a lecture titled “Space, Time, and the Chicano Experience” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 10) in the University…

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Crumlish died of a heart attack at age 69

Author: Dennis Brown

Word has been received of the death of Brian Crumlish, professor of architecture at the University of Notre Dame. He died Thursday (Nov. 27) of a heart attack at age 69.p….

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Police are investigating acts of vandalism carried out on campus

Author: Dennis Moore

Notre Dame Security/Police are investigating a number of acts of vandalism carried out on campus Saturday afternoon and evening (Nov. 29). Approximately 150 cars parked in University lots were vandalized, along with statues, benches, and areas of five University buildings.p….

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Morris will lecture on his new book

Author: Bryan W. Furze

Tom Morris, founder and chairman of the Morris Institute for Human Values and a former University of Notre Dame faculty member, will speak Dec. 11 (Thursday) from 2-5 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium of the University’s College of Business Administration complex. Tickets for the lecture are $150 and are…

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Rockne film selected for National Film Registry

Author: Dennis Brown

“Knute Rockne, All American,” the 1940 movie about Notre Dame’s legendary football coach, was among 25 motion pictures selected last week for the National Film Registry by Librarian of Congress James Billington.p….

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Undergraduate programs in London will be reorganized

Author: Dennis Moore

A reorganization of the University of Notre Dame’s undergraduate programs in London has been announced by Rev. Timothy Scully, C.S.C., vice president and senior associate provost of the University. The purpose of the reorganization is to make the London curriculum more accessible to students in colleges other than arts…

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Nordstrom's new book has been published

Author: Dennis Brown

“A Different Kind of War Story,” a new book by University of Notre Dame anthropologist Carolyn Nordstrom, has been published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.p….

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Roemer will deliver a lecture on the U.S. Trade Bill

Author: Bryan W. Furze

U.S. Rep. Tim Roemer of Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District will deliver a lecture titled, “Why I am Against Fast Track Authority for a U.S. Trade Bill,” Dec. 2 (Tuesday) at 5 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Business Administration complex.p….

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Chamber music class will present a recital

Author: Bryan W. Furze

The University of Notre Dame’s chamber music class will present a recital Dec. 9 (Tues.) at 3 p.m. in the Annenburg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art on campus.p….

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