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Dill awarded the first Hammes scholarship

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Aubrey Dill, a 1997 graduate of Ottawa High School in Holland, Mich., and an entering freshman at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the first Hammes Scholarship.p….

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Professor Neimeyer has died

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Word has been received of the death Monday of Gerhart Niemeyer, professor emeritus of government and international studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Saracino named assistant provost for admission

Author: Dennis Moore

Daniel J. Saracino has been named to the newly created position of assistant provost for enrollment at the University of Notre Dame, according to Nathan O. Hatch, the University’s provost. The appointment is effective July 1.p….

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National Science Foundation has awarded Notre Dame a grant for it to connect to its Very High Performance Backbone Network Service

Author: Dennis Brown

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the University of Notre Dame a $350,000 grant that will allow it to connect to the NSF’s Very High Performance Backbone Network Service (vBNS), a sophisticated telecommunications network that enables scientists across the continent to share powerful computing resources.p….

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Center for Bioengineering and Pollution Control is changing its name

Author: Michael O. Garvey

-The Center for Bioengineering and Pollution Control at the University of Notre Dame is changing its name to the Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST), according to center director Charles F. Kulpa, Jr., professor of biological sciences.p….

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Link has taken the lead in creating the World Law Institute

Author: Dennis Brown

David T. Link, professor of law and Joseph A. Matson Dean of the Notre Dame Law School, has taken the lead in the creation of the World Law Institute, a not-for-profit organization that will sponsor educational programs in fields of law relating to the global economy, world organizations, and…

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Faculty promotions and advancements announced

Author: Cynthia Day

Ten members of the University of Notre Dame faculty have been advanced to emeritus rank, and promotions have been announced for 39 others, including the appointment of two faculty members to endowed chairs.p….

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Twenty Notre Dame alumni will help Habitat for Humanity build a home

Author: Michael O. Garvey

*Advisory to media: Habitat for Humanity will produce two satellite video feeds from the Pikeville and other work sites. Former President Carter and Habitat’s president and co-founder, Millard Fuller will be featured. The times (EDT) and coordinates are: Monday (June 16) from 2:30-2:45 p.m. at SBS 6 Transponder 13-A…

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faculty members and rectors accorded special recognition at the annual president's dinner for faculty

Author: Cynthia Day

Eleven faculty members and five rectors were accorded special recognition at the University of Notre Dame’s annual president’s dinner for faculty.p. William B. Berry, professor of electrical engineering, received the prestigious Faculty Award, whose recipients are nominated by the faculty at large and selected by a committee of former…

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McMeel will receive the Sorin Award

Author: Dennis Brown

John P. McMeel, president of Universal Press Syndicate, will be honored Saturday (June 7) with the Notre Dame Alumni Association award that memorializes the University’s founder.p….

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