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November 30, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The University of Notre Dame’s chamber music class will perform a recital Friday (Dec. 3) at 2 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art. The concert, sponsored by the University’s music department, is free and open to the public.p….

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November 30, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The University of Notre Dame’s Collegium Musicum will perform Friday (Dec. 3) at 8 p.m. in the Church of Loretto at Saint Mary’s College. The concert, sponsored by Notre Dame’s music department, is free and open to the public.p….

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November 29,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

In celebration of the restoration of the Main Building, an amateur photo/art contest open to Notre Dame students, faculty, staff, alumni and retirees is continuing until December 31, 1999, with prizes up to $1,000 for winning entries.p….

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November 29,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame finance professors John A. Halloran and Howard P. Lanser have collaborated with a colleague from Purdue University on a new textbook titled “Financial Management: An Introduction to Principles and Practice.”p….

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November 24, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The University of Notre Dame’s Chorale and Chamber Orchestra will present excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 9-10 (Thurs.-Fri.) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus. The concerts are sponsored by the University’s Department of Music.p….

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November 24, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The University of Notre Dame Glee Club will present its annual Christmas concerts on Dec. 11 (Sat.) at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Stepan Center on campus. The concerts are sponsored by the University’s Department of Music.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A day-long academic conference celebrating the life and career of Ralph McInerny, Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will be held Dec. 4 (Sat.) in the McKenna Hall auditorium.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Thomas S. Hibbs, professor and chair of philosophy at Boston College, will give a lecture entitled “Nihilism in Popular Culture: Seinfeld, The Simpsons and Ally McBeal” Dec. 2 (Thurs.) at 7:30 p.m. in Room 102 of DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The fourth edition of University of Notre Dame management professor Robert P. Vecchio’s book “Organizational Behavior: Core Concepts” has been published by The Dryden Press, a division of Harcourt College Publishers.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Margaret Anne Doody, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and English at Vanderbilt University, has been appointed the John and Barbara Glynn Family Professor of Literature at the University of Notre Dame. Her appointment becomes effective in January.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

James Turner, professor of history and director of the Erasmus Institute at the University of Notre Dame,will lead a discussion and sign copies of his new book, “The Liberal Education of Charles Eliot Norton,” Tues. (Nov. 30) at 7 p.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on campus.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Lawrence S. Cunningham, professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will lead a discussion and sign copies of his new book, “Thomas Merton and the Monastic Vision,” Wed. (Dec. 1) at 7 p.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore on campus.p….

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November 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

“Presidential leadership” and “overall institutional distinction” lead an array of five citations for excellence awarded to the University of Notre Dame by the John Templeton Foundation in “The Templeton Guide: Colleges that Encourage Character Development.”p….

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Study of great literature offers refuge to homeless

Author: By Tamara Henry

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Fear and disbelief battled for attention from Thomas Ray as he read Sophocles’ Antigone in the Great Books course at the University of Notre Dame recently.p. The 44-year-old, who graduated from high school more than two decades ago, is homeless, living in a downtown shelter…

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November 23,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

J. Eric Smithburn, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to two prestigious visiting appointments next year at Oxford University.p….

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November 23,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The New York Times Pocket MBA Series has published “Going Global: 25 Keys to International Operations” by Jeffrey H. Bergstrand, associate professor of finance and business economics at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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November 19,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

N.B. Further information about these events may be obtained from Rachel Soltis by telephone at (219) 634-0739 or through e-mail at Soltis.1@nd.edu or from Elizabeth Moriarty by phone at (219) 233-6138 or through e-mail at emoriart@nd.edu p. More than 50 Notre Dame students will take part in a prayer…

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November 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A chaired professorship in business ethics will be created at the University of Notre Dame by a bequest in the names of John T. and Mary Irene Ryan. Mr. Ryan was a founding trustee of Notre Dame from 1967 until his death in 1995.p….

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November 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Following is the reaction of Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., to the actionof the U.S. bishops on the implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae:p….

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November 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Kristin Shrader-Frechette will deliver her inaugural lecture as the O’Neill Family Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame Friday (Nov. 19) at 3:30 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library lounge. The lecture is entitled “Rawls, MacIntyre, and Christian Social Justice.”p….

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November 16,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

The University of Notre Dame has asked all licensed manufacturers of Notre Dame products to disclose publicly where those products are made. Champion and adidas America, both among the University’s five largest licensees, have become the first to agree to do so.p….

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November 16, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The University of Notre Dame’s Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the University’s African and African-American Studies Program are sponsoring African dance and drum workshops Nov. 19 (Friday) at 4:30 p.m. and Nov. 21 (Sunday) at 3 p.m in the ballroom of the University’s Lafortune Student Center. The workshops…

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Smart Software Lets Universities Offer 'Self Service' Degree Information

Author: By Florence Olsen

As “self service” becomes the model for all kinds of student services, more universities are gearing up to use the World-Wide Web to let students audit "Let’s face it, we made it hard for students to register or get financial aid, and we didn’t feel badly about that. But…

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First Planet Found Orbiting 2 Stars

Author: By Kim A. McDonald

An international team of astronomers has found the first evidence of a planet orbiting a double-star system.p. The discovery, described in the November 4 issue of Nature, provides encouragement for scientists seeking life outside our solar system, because many, if not most, of the stars in this region of…

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November 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

Pianist Ethan Haimo, professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss his recent composition “Dialectics for Piano” in conjunction with the campus premier of the work Nov. 22 (Mon.) at 7:30 p.m. in the faculty lounge of the University’s Hesburgh Library. The event, sponsored by Notre…

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November 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

Theodore Mandell and Jill Godmilow of the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre have produced for video “The Loft Tapes: Student Films from Notre Dame,” which recently was released by Facets Video of Chicago.p….

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November 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The doctor-patient relationship in cancer treatment will be analyzed from the rarely examined perspective of patient resources and responsibilities in a new collaborative study by the University of Notre Dame and the Indianapolis-based Walther Cancer Institute.p….

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November 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A unique interactive CD-ROM tour of the University of Notre Dame’s campus will be unveiled and put on sale at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore Nov. 19 (Fri.) from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.p….

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November 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Claire Roddewig

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) now has Microsoft Office 2000 available under the campus agreement between Notre Dame and Microsoft. The software may be leased at the OIT Solutions Center in Room 112 of the Computing Center.p….

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