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February 26, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich will lecture on “Living in the Age of Possibilities” at 7:30 p.m. April 13 (Tuesday) in the Stepan Center at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 25, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The Spelman College Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert March 15 (Monday) at 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The concert is cosponsored by the Notre Dame Department of Music, the African-American Studies Program, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and Campus Ministry. It…

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February 25,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Sarah Taylor, a University of Notre Dame senior from Sugar Land,Texas, has been selected a second-team All-American on USA Today’s 1999All-USA College Academic Team.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: Military force: The continuing use ? or threatened use ? of military force to stabilize crises in Iraq and Kosovo is unlikely to produce lasting results, says Raimo Vayrynen, professor of…

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February 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Juan E. Méndez, executive director of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, has been appointed director of the University of Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights.p….

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February 24, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

John Daverio, professor of music at Boston University, will present a lecture titled “Robert Schumann: Cryptographer or Pictographer?” at 4:30 p.m. March 22 (Monday) in room 124 of Crowley Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, sponsored by Notre Dame’s Department of Music, is free and open…

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February 23,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Paul Wilkes, the Visiting W. Harold and Martha Welch Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has received a $190,000 Lilly Endowment grant to study the components common to outstanding Catholic parishes and Protestant congregations in the United States.p….

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February 23, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Note To the Media: The trend among many of today’s college students is service before sun during spring break—a concept Notre Dame virtually pioneered. For more information on the following Notre Dame programs, contact Jay Brandenberger, director of experiential learning and justice education in the Center for Social Concerns,…

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February 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a commitment from Bishop Robert N. Lynch of St. Petersburg, Fla., to support its office of Campus Ministry.p….

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February 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Nine distinguished figures in the Church, education, law, business and broadcasting will join principal speaker Elizabeth Dole as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s 154th Commencement exercises May 16 (Sunday).p….

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February 19 ,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Two new major gifts to the University of Notre Dame from Jerry and Dorene Hammes of South Bend and Holland, Mich., continue a family legacy of support for the University even as the campus bookstore that carries the family name moves from its old to its new location.p….

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February 19, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The Gamma Delta chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at the University of Notre Dame will hold its annual awards night for its children’s essay contest Tuesday (Feb. 23) at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies on campus.p….

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February 19,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Jeffrey Cloninger, a senior tenor in the Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame, will present a recital at 4 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 27) in the Hesburgh Library auditorium. He will be accompanied by Sheree Wesenberg.p….

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February 19,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Stephanie Mann, a soprano in the Department of Music at the University of Notre Dame, will present a recital at 7 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 27) in the Hesburgh Library auditorium. Todd Becker will accompany on piano.p….

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February 18, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Bill Quigley, Law Professor at Loyola University of New Orleans, will present the lecture “Dead Man Walking and Walking…and Walking…and Walking” Monday (Feb. 22) at 9:30 a.m. in room 131 Decio on the Notre Dame campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.p….

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February 18,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Two men who have served at the University of Notre Dame for a combined 91 years will be honored Friday (Feb. 19) at the 41st annual Knute Rockne Awards dinner in Chicago.p….

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February 18, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Qing Han, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Notre Dame, has received a Sloan Research Fellowship in recognition of his work in partial differential equations and variational problems.p….

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Professor Will Take Note When Grammys Are Announced

Author: Dennis Brown

When winners of the 41st annual Grammy Awards are announced Feb. 24, Alexander Blachly will have more than just a passing interest.p. An associate professor of music at Notre Dame, Blachly and his New York ensemble, Pomerium, have been nominated for a Grammy in the small ensemble category for…

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February 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $2 million pledge from Joseph E. Morahan of Denver to endow the directorship of the interdisciplinary Core Course in its College of Arts and Letters.p….

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February 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The Notre Dame Law School’s Center for Civil and Human Rights has issued a statement supporting the abolition of the death penalty in Indiana, urging a full legislative review of current state law regarding the death penalty, and pledging its “full assistance” to such a review.p….

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February 16,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

A University of Notre Dame engineering program for local minority middle school students has been recognized as one of the top educational videoconferencing initiatives in the country by the Virtual Teaching Center, a service of the Center for Occupational Research and Development in Waco, Texas.p….

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February 16, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Members of the media interested in attending the Beta Gamma Sigma dinner should contact Ram Ramanan, associate professor of accountancy, at 631-8670 or Ramanan.1@nd.edu no later than Thursday, Feb. 18th.p….

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February 15, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric A. Robben

The University of Notre Dame Jazz Band will perform Feb. 20 (Sat.) at 2:30 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus. The concert is free and open to the public.p….

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February 15, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The University of Notre Dame’s Student Union Board (SUB) won two awards for activities programming at the National Association of Collegiate Activities fall 1998 conference.p….

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February 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Peter Harbison, professor of archaeology in the Royal Hibernian Academy of Art, will give a slide lecture entitled “The Art of Medieval Ireland” Feb. 25 (Thurs.) at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art. The lecture is free and open to the public.p….

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February 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame, and other distinguished leaders will participate Tuesday (Feb.16) in a nationally televised town meeting on the social impact of the impeachment trial.p….

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February 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A gift from University of Notre Dame alumnus and trustee Robert M. Conway has established an endowed directorship for the University’s internationally acclaimed Medieval Institute.p….

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February 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame’s Sophomore Literary Festival, a much anticipated annual event now in its 31st year, will bring authors Raymond F. Feist, Alan Lightman and Leonard Michaels and poets Jim Carroll and Annie Finch to Washington Hall on campus, Sunday through Friday (Feb. 14-19).p….

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