An academic symposium entitled “Religion and the Great Books” will be held May 1 (Fri.) at the University of Notre Dame to honor Frederick J. Crosson, John J. Cavanaugh Professor of Humanities in the Program of Liberal Studies, on his retirement.p….
The Public Relations and Information office at Notre Dame has unveiled a redesigned home page on the World Wide Web that loads faster and provides more information than its predecessor site.p. Located at " http://www.nd.edu/~prinfo ":http://www.nd.edu/~prinfo , the site offers several new features, including a lead story in newspaper…
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Clad in black and carrying flickering candles, thousands of Guatemalans marched on the eve of today’s burial of a Roman Catholic bishop to demand justice in his killing.p. The protesters walked silently Tuesday night from the cathedral where the body of Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera lay…
The University Libraries at Notre Dame have selected a new library management and information system called ALEPH 500. Designed and distributed by Ex Libris, the system is expected to be operational by August.p….
Faculty members of the University of Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute have written a letter to Colombian president Ernesto Samper condemning the recent murder of Bogotáhuman rights lawyer Eduardo Umaña and demanding that the Colombian government take action to protect “the rights to life and justice.”p….
Carl Mela, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, has received two international awards for his research on the effects of promotions and advertising on consumers.p….
One of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious universities will present an honorary doctor of laws degree this summer to Donald Kommers, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Government and International Studies and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame.p….
Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates (HHPA), one of the nation’s foremost architectural firms, has been selected to design the Marie P. DeBartolo Performing Arts Complex at the University of Notre Dame.p….
The nation’s leading magazine devoted to the World Wide Web has ranked the computer and information technology resources at the University of Notre Dame among the best in higher education.p….
The inaugural volume of the John W. Houck Notre Dame Series in Business Ethics, “The Moral Imagination: How Literature and Films Can Stimulate Ethical Reflection in the Business World,” has been published by the University of Notre Dame Press.p….
The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Mathematics will host a major conference honoring Timothy O’Meara, an eminent mathematician who is the University’s provost emeritus and Kenna professor of mathematics, May 2-4 (Saturday-Monday) in the Center for Continuing Education on campus.p….
Carroll William Westfall, currently professor of architectural history in the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, has been appointed Edward Frederick Sorin Professor and chair of the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame, according to Nathan O. Hatch, Notre Dame’s provost. Westfall’s appointment is…
Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame, will be the principal speaker at the 31st graduation ceremony May 9 at Holy Cross College in South Bend, Ind.p….
University of Notre Dame alumnus Michael L. Shuler, Eckert professor of chemical engineering at Cornell University, will deliver the 1998 Reilly Lectures in Chemical Engineering May 5 and 7 (Tuesday and Thursday) at Notre Dame.p….
Jane J. Thompson, president of Sears Home Services, will speak on “Values and Marketing: How Sears Home Services is Building a Multi-Billion Dollar Business” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 28) in room 162 of the College of Business Administration complex at the University of Notre Dame.p….
Raimo Väyrynen, John M. Regan, Jr., Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will step down from the directorship at the end of his five-year term in August 1998. Väyrynen will return to the Notre Dame faculty as professor…
A portion of Juniper Road north of Douglas Road will be closed to vehicular traffic from 9 a.m. Tuesday (Apr. 28) until 3 p.m. Wednesday (Apr. 29) for the installation of high voltage lines to the University of Notre Dame’s Warren Golf Course.p….
Note to the media : The contact in Sen. Bill Bradley’s office is Ed Turlington, who can be reached at (650) 494-2554. p….
Michiana business leaders Jordan and Craig Kapson are among the prominent benefactors whose support has made possible the University of Notre Dame’s year-long Holocaust Project. The project culminates Sunday (Apr. 26) with the opening of an international, interdisciplinary academic conference, "Humanity at the Limit: The Impact of the Holocaust…
The Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights has established two new awards honoring people who work for justice and peace.p….
Award-winning Irish journalist and author Carol Coulter will deliver a lecture titled “Metropolitan Feminists and Colonial Women” Friday (Apr. 24) at 4:30 p.m. in room 115 of O’Shaughnessy Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture is free and open to the public.p….
Master’s of business administration (MBA) students at the University of Notre Dame hold their first Latin Delight Night from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday (April 22) at South Bend’s Center for the Homeless.p….
Word has been received of the death on April 5 of Peter C. Reilly, 91, a long-time benefactor of the University of Notre Dame and a member of the advisory council for the College of Business Administration for more than 50 years.p….
A prayer service celebrating the life of the late Erskine A. Peters, professor of English at Notre Dame, who died last month in his hometown of Augusta, Ga., will be held tomorrow (Wed.) at 3 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.p….
Quick thinking and intervention by students from Andrews University and the University of Notre Dame helped Notre Dame Security/Police to foil a robbery attempt in the Hesburgh Library Saturday (Apr. 17).p….
New Vatican Statement Underscores Timeliness of Holocaust Conference at Notre Dame International Meeting of Scholars Explores the Impact of the Holocaust Experience on Jews and Christians p….
The University of Notre Dame today announced a $2-million gift from alumnus Gary E. Gigot, partner and senior vice president for worldwide products for the Seattle-based software firm ViSio Corp., to fund a new center for the study of entrepreneurship in the University’s College of Business Administration. The Gigot…
Word has been received of the death of A. Brian Aikins, adjunct instructor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame. He died Sunday (April 12) of heart disease at age 62.p….
Word has been received of the death of Phil R. North, a Notre Dame alumnus, advisory council member and benefactor. He died Sunday (April 11) in Fort Worth, Texas, at age 79 after a lengthy illness.p….
Five University of Notre Dame undergraduate students won the championship in the third annual Deloitte&Touche Foundation National Student Case Study Seminar, held April 3-4 in Scottsdale, Ariz.p….