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Author: Douglas W. Kmiec

The Supreme Court finished its term late last week, and the general reaction from pundits was, “Well, what was that all about?” Unlike past terms, when the Court decided everything from when life begins (the abortion issue) to when it ends (assisted suicide), this session was dominated by few…

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"Taking the High Road on Alcohol Abuse"

Author: Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.

From our student constituency, we hear the perennial refrains: “There’s nothing to do on the weekends except drink,” “we need to have some way to release our academic stress, so we drink,” or "we’re old enough to make our own decisions about where alcohol fits in our lives and…

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"Road to Ruin"

Author: Bruce Babbitt

WASHINGTON — King Cove, an Alaskan fishing village on the fringe of the Bering Sea, seems an unlikely place to fire the opening shots against the integrity of our nation’s parks, wilderness areas and wildlife refuges. But there a new environmental war has begun.p. Two powerful Congressmen from Alaska, Senator…

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown,

Notre Dame ReSources June 21-27, 1998 p. Please feel free to call the following Notre Dame faculty for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. GM strike : The strikes at two Michigan parts plants that have crippled General Motors appear to be much more…

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Varma receives Thiele Award in chemical engineering

Author: Lewis Dawson

Arvind Varma, Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Ernest W. Thiele Award in chemical engineering from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The award honors his contributions in advanced materials, catalyst distribution and reaction stability.p….

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Summer session enrollment

Author: Cynthia Day

Enrollment for the University of Notre Dame’s 1998 summer session will take place June 22 (Monday) from 9 a.m. to noon ** in the north wing of the North Dinning Hall.p. Classes for the main summer session will begin June 23 (Tuesday) and continue through Aug. 5, when final…

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Mellon Foundation Supports Seminar in ND's Medieval Institute

Author: Michael O. Garvey

** p. The University of Notre Dame has received a $80,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a seminar in its Medieval Institute.p. The seminar, on “Medieval Studies, Cultural Interpretation, and Contemporary Theory,” will bring together doctoral candidates in medieval studies from several universities with faculty from…

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