The former president of Chile and the First Lady of Brazil head the selection committee for a major new prize established by the University of Notre Dame, with funding support from The Coca-Cola Company, to honor distinguished public service in Latin America.p….
The 1999 Notre Dame Award for international humanitarian service will be given to Rev. Leon Sullivan, civil rights leader and pastor emeritus of the Zion Baptist Church in Philadelphia.p….
Robert E. Burns, author of “Being Catholic, Being American: The Notre Dame Story, 1842-1934,” will sign copies of his book Saturday (Oct. 30) at 10:30 a.m. at the Hammes Bookstore in the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Center.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received gifts from Earl L. Linehan, president of Woodbrook Capital, Inc., of Baltimore, to establish a $1 million endowment for the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) program.p….
Francis Cardinal Arinze, president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, will give a lecture on “The Message of the Gospel to a Religiously Pluralistic World at the Threshhold of the Third Millennium” Nov. 2 (Tues.) at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna…
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A recently added section of Cedar Grove Cemetery on the University of Notre Dame campus will be blessed by Bishop John M. D’Arcy in a ceremony on All Souls Day Nov. 2 (Tues.), after the 11:30 a.m. Mass in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.p….
Stephen J. Brown, David S. Loeb Professor of Finance at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, will deliver a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17 (Wednesday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame.p….
An historian from the University of San Diego will be at the University of Notre Dame Wednesday (Oct. 27) to discuss how the California Gold Rush and Mexican immigration of the 1850s mirror current controversies about Mexicans in the Southwest.p….
Rev. Robert Griffin, C.S.C., died at 12:30 p.m. yesterday (Oct. 20) at Holy Cross House at the University of Notre Dame. He was 74 years old and had been in ill health for some time.p….
SOUTH BEND, Indiana – The seminar on Machiavelli’s The Prince is over and Michael Newton is among a group of students idling behind in the classroom. Suddenly he holds up his copy of the textbook for duplicitous and ruthless megalomaniacs. "I was watching Tony Blair’s speech on cable the…
Note to the media: You are invited to attend and report on this conference. p….
Note to local assignment and photo editors: Notre Dame students participating in fall break service-learning projects will leave campus about 7 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 17) from Stepan Center. For more information or to arrange an interview, call Jay Brandenberger, director of experiential learning and justice education, at (219) 631-5293….
SéanÓ’hÚigínn, Irish ambassador to the United States, will be among the guests attending the University of Notre Dame’s celebration of its Keough Institute for Irish Studies Thursday-Saturday Oct. 14-16.p….
The Department of Human Resources at the University of Notre Dame has relocated from the Campus Security Building to the first and second floors of Grace Hall.p….
Kevin Bradford, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Excellence in Sales Scholarship Award from the American Marketing Association for an article titled “Personal Selling and Sales Management: A Relationship Marketing Perspective.”p….
The family of John W. Gallivan, a University of Notre Dame graduate and long-time Salt Lake City journalist, has made significant contributions to endow in his name the University’s Program in Journalism, Ethics&Democracy.p….
Andrea Ciccarelli, associate professor of Italian and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Indiana University, will deliver a lecture titled “Experimentalism vs. Traditionalism: Dante and Modern Italian Poetry” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 14) in the Department of Special Collections, room 102 of the Hesburgh Library…
The 1999 Notre Dame Award for international humanitarian servicewill be given to Rev. Leon Sullivan, civil rights leader and pastoremeritus of the Zion Baptist Church in Philadelphia.p….
“The Future of Journalism” will be the subject of a public forum Monday (Oct. 11) in the lounge of the Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame.p….
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*For more information, contact the Erasmus Institute at (219) 631-9346 or at email@example.com * p. Efforts to bridge the gap between the dominant secular culture of higher education and the intellectual traditions of Catholicism will be examined in a conference Oct. 13-14 (Wednesday-Thursday) at the University of Notre Dame.p….
The Notre Dame/St. Mary’s Right to Life group will observe Respect Life Week by erecting 1,200 white wooden crosses on the lawn south of the Hesburgh Library and north of the Notre Dame Stadium on Oct. 8 (Fri.).p….
Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., a 1968 Notre Dame Law School graduate and the author of a new novel on Northern Ireland, will discuss the Irish peace process at 3 p.m. Friday (Oct. 8) in the law school’s courtroom. The presentation is sponsored by the Irish Law Society.p….
For further information, contact Brenda Light Bredemeier or David Light Shields at (219) 631-4445. p….
James P. Sterba, professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, has won the 1998 Book of the Year Award from the North American Society for Social Philosophy for his book, “Justice for Here and Now” (Cambridge University Press, 1998). The award was presented at the 16th Annual…
N.B. Further information on Keneally’s visit may be obtained by calling Rev. Bill Miscamble, C.S.C. at (219) 631-7541. p….