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January 29,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

The University of Notre Dame will honor 50 outstanding undergraduate teachers each year in a new awards program created with a gift from University trustee John A. Kaneb.p….

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January 29,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

An annual survey of college freshmen indicates that Notre Dame students are at the forefront of a national increase in opposition to abortion rights.p….

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Closing the Book on Research That Actually Made a Difference

Author: Barron's

Who says academics can’t make things happen? The five years since a couple of finance professors began circulating their suspicions that Nasdaq makers were profiting from maintaining artificially wide spreads on customers’ trades have seen no less than a restructuring of the Nasdaq, which is spending $100 million on…

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January 28,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Accounting students from the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College are taking part in Notre Dame’s 28th annual Tax Assistance Program beginning Feb. 6 (Sat.).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. Social Security : President Clinton’s proposal in his State of the Union address to transfer general revenues to Social Security is a "great idea, and an idea a long time…

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January 26,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Pat Cressy, a leader in volunteer efforts throughout South Bend and Mishawaka, will deliver a public lecture at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 27) in room 339 of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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January 26,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Guests of the Center for the Homeless in South Bend, Ind., are attending the University of Notre Dame, studying in a Great Books program and earning college credits—all at no charge—in an innovative course developed this year by two faculty members.p….

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January 26,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Award-winning author and documentary film producer Paul Wilkes has been appointed Visiting W. Harold and Martha Welch Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame for the 1999 spring semester. He is teaching two courses, “American Catholic Prophets” and “Spiritual Biography and Autobiography.”p….

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January 26,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Thomas F. Schaefer, chair and professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to the KPMG Distinguished Chair in Accountancy in the College of Business Administration. The professorship is supported by an endowment provided by KPMG, one of the world’s largest and most diversified professional…

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January 26,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Word has been received of the death of John Frederick Nims, poet, translator, Notre Dame alumnus and former faculty member.p….

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Younger Catholics Are Vital to Growth of Church in U.S.

Author: Gustav Niebuhr

NEW ORLEANS — When Pope John Paul II arrives in the United States on Tuesday for a two-day visit to St. Louis, his first major speech in that city will be at a rally of Roman Catholic youth, a group the pope regards as vital to the church’s future.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. Pope John Paul II : The upcoming visit of Pope John Paul II to the United States and Mexico is certain to include an examination of the Church’s social doctrine,…

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January 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Color stills in PICT format are available by calling Jill Godmilow at (219) 631-7167 or Ted Mandell at (219) 631-6953. Student directors can be contacted for interviews at the following numbers: Jim Blaum, (219) 634-4075; Jeff Spoonhower, (219) 634-1449; Pete Byrne, (219) 271-7953; Jamie Berzai, (219) 271-8250; and Christy…

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January 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The role of fathers in contemporary American family life will bethe topic of an interdisciplinary conference Jan. 28 (Thursday) from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. at the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall (formerly theCenter for Continuing Education).p….

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January 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Soprano Georgine Resick, associate professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, will present a faculty recital Jan. 31 (Sunday) at 2 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. Miko Kominami, a faculty member at Indiana University South Bend, will accompany.p….

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January 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Pianist Ethan Haimo, professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, will present an interactive recital/lecture Feb. 7 (Sunday) in the Hesburgh Library faculty lounge.p….

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Woo weighs in on ethics

Author: Woo weighs in on ethics

In the rapidly evolving global business environment, business ethics is suddenly taking on new importance. The number of worldwide companies with ethics officers has grown from 200 six years ago to more than 500 in 1998. And some have gone so far as to provide phone hot lines for…

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January 18,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Janice Poorman has been promoted to associate dean for graduate studies and research at the University of Notre Dame, according to James Merz, vice president for graduate studies and research.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: Martin Luther King, Jr. : Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday should be observed next week in the context of the entire civil rights movement, according to Notre Dame historian *Richard…

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January 14,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Blachly has just returned from a tour of New Orleans and Florida with the Notre Dame Chorale. He can be reached in his office at (219) 631-5105.p….

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January 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

The media are most welcome to cover the events of Feb. 6. For furtherinformation, please contact Dennis Moore at (219) 631-8696 until Jan. 29,or, beginning Jan. 31, at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square. Fromthe U.S., call 011-44-171-493-1232. p….

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