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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. *Germany : Newly elected German leader Gerhard Schroder’s victory over Chancellor Helmut Kohl was impressive, but a Notre Dame political scientist finds the success of the formerly communist Party of…

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Sr. Cannon appoited associate dean of the College of Science

Author: Dennis Moore

Dominican Sister Kathleen Cannon has been appointed associate dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, according to Francis J. Castellino, dean of the college and Kleiderer-Pezold professor of chemistry and biochemistry.p….

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Center for Continuing Education will be named McKenna Hall

Author: Dennis Brown

The Center for Continuing Education at the University of Notre Dame will be named McKenna Hall on Friday (Oct. 2) in honor of Chicago business leader Andrew J. McKenna, a member of the University’s Board of Trustees since 1980 and board chair since 1992. The naming recognizes McKenna and…

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Academic appointments announced

Author: Eric Robben

Academic appointments at the University of Notre Dame for 1998-99 have been announced by the University’s provost, Nathan O. Hatch.p….

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Faculty fellows appointed in the Department of Accountancy

Author: Dennis Brown

Five faculty fellows have been appointed to three-year terms in the Department of Accountancy at the University of Notre Dame. The appointments were made by Thomas Schaefer, chair and professor of accountancy, and Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the College of Business Administration, in consultation with a…

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Looney will deliver a lecture in the 'Diversely Dante' series

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Dennis Looney, associate professor and chair of the department of French and Italian at the University of Pittsburgh, will deliver a lecture on “Dante in Black and White: Moments in the African-American Reception of the Divine Comedy” Oct. 8 (Thurs.) at 4:45 p.m. in Room 102 of the University…

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Coselli will deliver the sixth annual Emil T. Hofman lecture

Author: Eric Robben

University of Notre Dame alumnus Dr. Joseph S. Coselli will deliver the sixth annual Emil T. Hofman lecture, “Hearts and Parts: Modern Advances in Cardiovascular Surgery,” Oct. 3 (Saturday) at 10 a.m. in the Cushing Hall Auditorium, on the Notre Dame campus. The lecture is free and open to…

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Alumni athletes establish academic scholarship endowments

Author: Dennis Brown

Jim Flanigan of the Chicago Bears and Rick Mirer of the Green Bay Packers have established academic scholarship endowments at the University of Notre Dame, joining other alumni student-athletes who together have contributed more than $2 million to the University for scholarships to the general student body.p….

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Three recent research discoveries

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media : The following event is scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday (Sept. 24) in room 2325 of the Rayburn Office Building.p. p. Three recent research discoveries from the University of Notre Dame were among 162 science and engineering breakthroughs featured today (Thursday, Sept. 24) in a…

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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. Clinton I : Indicting President Clinton for perjury and negotiating a plea agreement that does not involve prison time may well be the best way out of the current constitutional…

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Fall Arts & Letters Career Day and Job Fair

Author: Jennifer Coleman

The annual Fall Arts&Letters Career Day and Job Fair, sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s Career and Placement Services, will take place Oct. 8 (Thursday) from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for Continuing Education on campus.p….

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Maginn receives Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award

Author: Jennifer Coleman

Edward J. Maginn, an assistant chemical engineering professor at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Dow Outstanding New Faculty Award for 1998 from the American Society of Engineering Education. Maginn earned his bachelor’s degree in 1987 from Iowa State University and his doctorate in 1995 from the…

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Students named recipients of Eugene D. Fanning Scholarships

Author: Jennifer Coleman

Frederick Dow, a finance major from Burnsville, Minn., and Heather Stone, an accounting major from Mequon, Wis., have been named the 1998 recipients of Eugene D. Fanning Scholarships at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Monaghan appointed World Wide Web administrator

Author: Dennis Brown

Thomas Monaghan, most recently director of interactive content for University Netcasting, Inc., has been appointed to the newly created position of World Wide Web administrator at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Bishop Jenky will preside at the Red Mass for the Law School

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Auxiliary Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, C.S.C. of Fort Wayne/South Bend will preside at the Red Mass for students, faculty and administrators of the Notre Dame Law School Oct. 4 (Sun.) at 4 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.p….

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Academic departments relocated to Flanner Hall

Author: Dennis Brown

The offices of 18 academic institutes and centers, scholarly journals and other departments at the University of Notre Dame have been relocated to Flanner Hall. In addition, more than 100 Notre Dame faculty members now have their offices on the fifth, sixth and seventh floors of Flanner.p….

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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. *Contact: Dennis Brown, 219-631-7367; brown.18@nd.edu * p. Clinton I: President Clinton should be held accountable for his sexual relationship with Monica Lewinsky and, more importantly, for lying about it, according…

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Kommers receives an honorary degree from the University of Heidelberg

Author: Dennis Brown

Donald P. Kommers, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Government and International Studies and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, received a rare honorary degree in a noteworthy ceremony this summer at the University of Heidelberg.p….

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Diversity program will be sponsored by the College of Business Administration

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media: The “Diversity Discourse” conference is not open to the public. However, you are invited to attend and report on the keynote address (see below) as well as presentations at the College of Business Administration. Thursday’s sessions are at 11 a.m., 2:15 p.m., and 4 p.m….

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