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Younger appointed director of libraries

Author: Dennis Brown

Jennifer A. Younger has been appointed director of libraries at the University of Notre Dame, according to Nathan O. Hatch, the University’s provost. The appointment is effective Nov. 1.p….

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Father Williams elected chairman of the American board of the United States-South Africa Leadership Development Program

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rev. Oliver F. Williams, C.S.C., associate professor of management in the College of Business Administration and codirector of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business, has been elected chairman of the American board of the United States-South Africa Leadership Development Program (USSALEP).p….

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Beichner Community Center will be dedicated with prayer service and picnic

Author: Michael O. Garvey

( N.B. Media people and particularly photographers are cordially invited to attend this pleasant event, which, given the presence of Father Beichner, the number and ages of University Village children involved, and the spirit of the Labor Day weekend, is likely to be both colorful and unpredictable. The entrance…

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O'Rourke will read from and sign books at Barnes & Noble bookstore

Author: Michael O. Garvey

William A. O’Rourke, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, will read from and sign copies of his recently published book, “Campaign America ’96: The View from the Couch” Aug. 30 (Sat.) at 7:30 p.m. at the Barnes&Noble bookstore (4601 Grape Road).p….

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Electric car finishes seventh at Electric Classic

Author: Dennis Brown

INDIANAPOLIS — The University of Notre Dame’s electrically powered race car lost power and finished seventh Wednesday night (Aug. 13) in the nationally televised Indy Electric Classic at Indianapolis Raceway Park.p….

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Meissner appointed assistant provost

Author: Dennis Brown

Collin Meissner, most recently a visiting assistant professor in the Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) at Notre Dame, has been appointed assistant provost of the University, according to Nathan O. Hatch, provost.p….

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New food service project nearing completion and larger project in construction

Author: Dennis Brown

One new food service facility at Notre Dame is near completion and another larger project is in the early stages of construction, according to David Prentkowski, director of food services at the University.p. A new convenience store and restaurant will open Aug. 18 in LaFortune Student Center. Called The…

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Pugel appointed executive assistant to the provost

Author: Dennis Brown

Mary E. Pugel, a communications and planning specialist from Seattle, has been appointed executive assistant to the provost at the University of Notre Dame, according to the University’s provost, Nathan O. Hatch.p….

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown

Notre Dame ReSources Aug. 3-9, 1997 p. Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. Israeli/PLO tensions: “Fighting terrorism is like fighting crime, in that it can never be totally eliminated,” says Alan Dowty , professor of government and international…

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Seven trustees named life trustees

Author: Dennis Brown

Seven members of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees have been named life trustees of the University. The seven — John Brademas; Rev. Carl Ebey, C.S.C.; Charles K. Fischer; Donald R. Keough; Ignacio E. Lozano, Jr.; Frank J. Pasquerilla and John A. Schneider — had contributed a combined 103…

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