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Symposium will honor Frederick J. Crosson on his retirement

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Public Relations and Information unveils new redesigned home page

Author: Dennis Brown

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…

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Guatemalans March for Slain Bishop

Author: Anita Snow

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…

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Faculty members condem murder of human rights lawyer through letter

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Mela receives awards for advertising research

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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Westfall appointed Sorin Professor and chair of the School of Architecture

Author: Dennis Moore

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…

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Thompson will speak on the success of Sears Home Services

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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Vayrynen will step down from his directorship of the Kroc Institute

Author: Dennis Moore

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…

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Juniper Road will be closed for utility installation

Author: Dennis K. Brown

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….

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Holocaust Project, supported by the Kapson family, culminates with an international conference

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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…

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Coulter will deliver a lecture on women through the ages

Author: Dennis Moore

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….

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Long-time benefactor has died

Author: Cynthia Day

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….

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Prayer service for Peters will be held in the Basilica

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Holocaust Conference at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

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….

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Aikins has died of heart disease

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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North has died after a lengthy illness

Author: Dennis Brown

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….

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