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Skocpol will present a public lecture on civic engagement

Author: Jennifer Coleman

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….

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Kotlowitz will give a lecture on inner-city youth

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Brague will give lecture on wisdom in nature

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Eagleton will give a lecture on Oscar Wilde

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Chapel Liturgical Choir will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a concert

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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…

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown

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

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Book it: Flanigan wants all kids on the same page

Author: John Mullin

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…

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Glee Club will present its Fall concert

Author: Cynthia Day

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….

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Esposito will give a lecture on political Islam

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Reilly appointed chair of John Cardinal O'Hara Society

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Kmiec releases three new books this fall

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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"Victory March" rated No. 1 college fight song

Author: Charles Leroux

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…

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Zaller will deliver a lecture on medial politics

Author: Jennifer Coleman

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….

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Doermer underwrites a new career development center in the MBA program

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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Krauser will be honored with the Hartford-Nicholsen Award

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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Lifestyle and Benefits Fair to be held for faculty and staff

Author: Eric Robben

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….

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Holmes will read from a collection of her poems

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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