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Honnefelder will deliver lecture on Eurpoean human rights and biomedicine

Author: Dennis Brown

Ludger Honnefelder, professor of philosophy and director of the Institute of Science and Ethics at the University of Bonn, will deliver a lecture titled “The Convention of the Council of Europe on Human Rights and Biomedicine” at 4 p.m. Oct. 8 (Wednesday) in the auditorium of DeBartolo Hall at…

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Simpson photographs will be on exhibit at the Snite

Author: Michael O. Garvey

(Further information on the Lorna Simpson exhibition may be obtained by calling Robert E. Haywood at 631-6208. General information on the Snite Museum may be obtained by calling 631-5466.) p….

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String Trio will perform Brahms quintets

Author: Dan Toolan

The University of Notre Dame String Trio will perform Oct. 7 (Tuesday) at 7:30 p.m. in the 18th Century Gallery of the Snite Museum of Art. The program will feature two quintets by Johannes Brahms.p….

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Skull of largest Tyrannosaur damaged by poachers

Author: Cynthia Day

GLASGOW, Mont. — The skull of what is believed to be the largest Tyrannosaur on record has been seriously damaged by poachers on the northeastern Montana cattle ranch where the fossilized dinosaur skeleton was found, according to University of Notre Dame paleontologist J. Keith Rigby.p….

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Dwyer chosen to address the 1998 International Congress of Mathematicians

Author: Dennis Brown

William Dwyer, the William J. Hank Family Professor of Mathematics at the University of Notre Dame, has been chosen to address the 1998 International Congress of Mathematicians in Berlin. Scheduled Aug. 18-27 next year, the congress, dubbed the “Olympic Games” of research in mathematics, is held every four years.p….

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Horrowitz will give lecture as part of the Notre Dame Holocaust Project

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Nancy A. Harrowitz, assistant professor of Italian at Boston University, will give a lecture entitled “From Mt. Sinai to the Holocaust : The Crisis of Science in Primo Levi’s ‘The Periodic Table’” Monday (Sept. 29) at 4:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library lounge.p….

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Final permit received for construction of new golf course

Author: Dennis Moore

The University of Notre Dame has received the final permit necessary for construction of its new golf course. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued the permit, joining the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) in approving the project.p….

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C-SPAN School Bus will visit Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

The C-SPAN School Bus, a 45-foot television production studio and demonstration center, will visit the University of Notre Dame tomorrow (Wednesday, Sept. 24) as part of the network’s “Tocqueville Tour.”p….

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Ferrucci will deliver lecture in the 'Conversation on Dante' series

Author: Dan Toolan

Franco Ferrucci, professor of Italian at Rutgers University, will deliver a lecture titled “A Reading of Paolo and Franscesca” on Sept. 25 (Thurs.) at 4:45 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Special Collections, room 102 of the Hesburgh Library.p….

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Takaki will give lecture on multicultural literacy

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Ronald Takaki, professor of ethnic studies at the University of California at Berkeley, will give a lecture entitled “(Multi)Cultural Literacy in America,” Monday (Sept. 22) at 7 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library auditorium.p….

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Crosson receives the Charles J. Sheedy Award

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Frederick J. Crosson, John J. Cavanaugh Professor of Humanities in the University of Notre Dame’s Program of Liberal Studies, received the 1997 Charles J. Sheedy Award at a ceremony this afternoon in the University’s Center for Continuing Education.p….

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Schwartz and Blaich will perform cello and piano recital

Author: Dan Toolan

University of Notre Dame alumnus Ben Schwartz and his accompanist Tanya Blaich will perform a cello and piano recital on Sept. 21 (Sunday) at 2 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. The concert is free and open to the public.p. Ben Schwartz, who was…

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Dr. Peretti has died after a short illness

Author: Bryan W. Furze

Word has been received of the death of Dr. Ettore A. Peretti, a faculty member in the University of Notre Dame’s engineering department from 1946 – 1978. Peretti died July 28 (Thurs.) in Oakland, Calif., after a short illness.p….

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