New members of eight of the University of Notre Dame’s 11 advisory councils have been announced by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., the University’s president.p….
Theda Skocpol, professor of government and sociology at Harvard University, will present a public lecture titled “Civic Engagement in American Democracy,” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10 (Tuesday) in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a $43,000 grant from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund of Washington, D.C., for two full tuition scholarships in the College of Business’ master of business administration program during the 1999-2000 academic year.p….
Alex Kotlowitz, author of “The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America’s Dilemma,” will give a lecture entitled “Breaking the Silence: Growing Up in Today’s Inner-City” Fri. (Nov.6) at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall.p….
Rémi Brague, professor of philosophy at the University of Paris, will give a lecture entitled “Worldly Wisdom: Can Nature Still Teach Us Anything?” Mon. (Nov. 2) at 4:30 p.m. in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (Room 715 of the Hesburgh Library).p….
Terry Eagleton, Thomas Warton Professor of English at Oxford and visiting professor of English at Notre Dame, will give a lecture on Oscar Wilde and read from his play, “Saint Oscar” Mon. (Nov. 2) at 7:15 p.m. in the auditorium of McKenna Hall (the Center for Continuing Education).p….
The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir will perform its annual Concert for the Missions on Sat. (Oct. 31) at 8:30 p.m. in the Basillica of the Sacred Heart.p….
The Notre Dame Chapel Liturgical Choir will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a concert in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart Fri. (Oct.30) at 8:15 p.m. The concert, which is free and open to the public, will include works by Handel, Faur?, Tallis, Messiaen and Palestrina. It will conclude…
Two Notre Dame architects have received awards for their work from the Indiana chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Indiana).p….
Sister Mary Louise Gude, C.S.C., associate professional specialist in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and assistant vice president of student affairs at the University of Notre Dame, will serve as chair of the University’s Standing Committee on Lesbian and Gay Student Needs for the 1998-99 academic year,…
The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. Peace accord : The agreement reached last week between the Israelis and Palestinians is a “very small step in a very long journey,” says Notre Dame political scientist Alan Dowty…
The question stumped Jim Flanigan for a moment. That night last February, after he agreed to his new Bears contract: What does someone do when they get $4 million?p. “I really didn’t go out and buy anything,” Flanigan said, thinking back on his signing bonus. "I already had a…
The 80-voice University of Notre Dame Glee Club will present its annual Fall concert Thursday and Friday (Oct. 29-30) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.p….
Note to the news media : Working members of the media are invited to attend Sen. Bradley’s speech. No tickets or credentials will be distributed. p….
John Esposito, professor of religion and international affairs and director of the Institute for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University, will give a lecture on “The Challenge of Political Islam” Oct. 30 (Fri.) at 4 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library auditorium.p….
Robert E. Reilly, Jr., president of DHR International Inc., has been appointed chair of the newly established John Cardinal O’Hara Society by University of Notre Dame president, Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.p….
Douglas W. Kmiec, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, has coauthored three new books on the American Constitution. Published this fall, each book provides an appraisal of modern constitutional development from historical and natural law perspectives.p….
One hundred years ago, Louis Elbel, a sophomore at the University of Michigan, thought his school’s teams could use a little musical inspiration. And so he wrote “The Victors,” the first college fight song of any repute and one that survived to be recognized as among the best.p. "It’s…
Nicholas A. Buoniconti, a 1962 Notre Dame graduate and football All-American, will receive the Harvey G. Foster Award during halftime ceremonies of the Notre Dame-Army football game Oct. 24.p….
John Hume, who today was named corecipient of the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to bring about lasting peace in Northern Ireland, was similarly honored two years ago with the Notre Dame Award.p….
Three new appointments have been made to the Office of Student Affairs at the University of Notre Dame, according to Patricia O’Hara, vice president for student affairs.p….
John Zaller, professor of political science at the University of California at Los Angeles, will deliver a lecture titled “A Theory of Media Politics” at 12:30 p.m. Oct. 26 (Monday) in the faculty lounge of the University of Notre Dame’s Theodore M. Hesburgh Library.p….
Richard T. Doermer, retired chairman and chief executive officer of Summit Bank and Summcorp of Fort Wayne, Ind., and his wife, Mary Louise, have made a gift to the University of Notre Dame that will underwrite a new career development center in the Master’s of Business Administration program.p….
Note to the media : For more information on “Y2K Awareness Week” or Y2K issues overall, contact Katie Anthony at (219) 631-6616. p….
Pamela Krauser, assistant director of the Office of Research at the University of Notre Dame, will be honored Tuesday (Oct. 20) in Philadelphia with the Hartford-Nicholsen Award from the Society of Research Administrators (SRA).p….
The University of Notre Dame will hold its seventh annual “Lifestyle and Benefits Fair” for faculty and staff members and their families Tuesday (Oct. 20) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesday (Oct. 21) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m at Stepan Center on campus.p….
Rev. Michael B. McGarry, C.S.P., Paulist priest, ecumenical scholar and pastor of Newman Hall/Holy Spirit Parish in Berkeley, Calif., has been appointed rector of the Ecumenical Institute for Theological Studies at Tantur, Jerusalem, by the Institute’s administrative board.p….
Note to the media : To speak with students participating in the Hurricane Georges relief effort, contact the public relations and information office at (219) 631-7367. p….
Note to local assignment and photo editors : Notre Dame students participating in fall break service-learning projects will leave campus at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 18) from Stepan Center. For more information or to arrange an interview, call Jay Brandenberger, director of experiential learning and justice education, at…
The poet Janet Holmes will read from a collection of her poems, “The Green Tuxedo,” Wednesday (Oct. 14) at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p….