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Maura will present a violin recital

Author: Cynthia Day

Julie Maura, a junior music and premedicine major at the University of Notre Dame, will present a violin recital Feb. 7 (Saturday) at 4:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. The recital is free and open to the public.p….

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Bratt film will be shown in the library followed by a discussion

Author: Cynthia Day

“Follow Me Home,” a defiant, humorous and poetic film that explores race and identity in America, will be shown Feb. 7 (Saturday) at 7 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. Following the showing, there will be a discussion led by writer/director Peter Bratt…

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown

Notre Dame ReSources Jan. 25-31, 1998 p. Please feel free to call the following Notre Dame faculty for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. p. Clinton: The news media’s coverage of allegations against President Clinton "flows directly from the journalistic ethos that developed during…

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Maitland will give a lecture on religious fiction

Author: Michael O. Garvey

English theologian and novelist Sara Maitland will give a lecture entitled “Novel Thoughts: Religious Fiction in Contemporary Culture” Thursday (Jan. 29) at 4 p.m. in Room 120 De Bartolo Hall. She also will lead a discussion on the topic Friday (Jan. 30) in Room 131 Decio Hall.p….

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Anonymous gift establishes Sorin Program for Academic Distinction

Author: Dennis Moore

With an $8-million gift from a benefactor wishing to remain anonymous, the University of Notre Dame has established the Edward Frederick Sorin Program for Academic Distinction, comprising new endowed professorships devoted to areas of excellence in six of the University’s academic units.p….

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Kotlowitz will deliver a lecture on race and poverty in America

Author: Dennis Brown

Alex Kotlowitz, best-selling author of the recently published “The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death, and America’s Dilemma,” will deliver a public lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 28) in Room 101 of DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Woo named young leader of American academe

Author: Dennis Moore

Carolyn Woo, Gillen dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame, has been named one of 40 “young leaders” of American academe by Change magazine, the journal of the American Association for Higher Education. The young leaders are featured in the magazine’s January-February issue.p….

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duCille will lecture on 'periracism'

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Ann duCille, professor of American and African American literature at the University of California at San Diego, will give a lecture entitled “Place and Dis-Place: ‘Periracism’ and the Geographics of Identity” Monday (Jan. 26) at 7 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library auditorium.p….

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Notre Dame to be featured in an Easter program to appear on NBC

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir, assembled members of the Notre Dame student body, and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will be features of a television program entitled “Easter at the University of Notre Dame: A Celebration of Hope” to be aired Easter Sunday (April 12) morning…

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Michel has received an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis

Author: Dennis Moore

Anthony N. Michel, Matthew H. McCloskey Dean of Engineering and Frank M. Freimann Professor of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received an Alexander von Humboldt Forschungspreis , Germany’s highest research award for senior U.S. scientists and scholars in all disciplines.p….

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Dority selected to receive Higgins Social Justice Award

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Douglas H. Dority, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) international union, has been selected to receive the first George G. Higgins Social Justice Award from the University of Notre Dame’s Higgins Labor Research Center.p….

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Resick and Leisner will preform in concert

Author: Cynthia Day

Soprano Georgine Resick, associate professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, and guitarist and composer David Leisner will perform an evening of “Songs for Soprano and Guitar from the Classical Era to Present” Feb. 2 (Monday) at 7:30 p.m. in the 20th century gallery of the Snite…

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January 13,1998 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

President Clinton has appointed University of Notre Dame alumnus Joseph A. Cari, Jr., to chair the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Cari has served as a member of the Wilson center’s board of trustees since 1994 and as vice-chair since 1996.p….

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Ellis establishes scholarship for students from his hometown

Author: Dennis Brown

LaPhonso Ellis, a 1992 University of Notre Dame graduate and a member of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets, has established an academic scholarship endowment at his alma mater for students from his hometown of East St. Louis, Ill.p….

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