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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. Kosovo : "Any U.S. operation in Kosovo must be organized and executed as a policing operation to halt crimes against humanity, and not as a military campaign to defeat Milosevic…

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Alumnus a leading Indonesian presidential candidate

Author: By Michael Vatikiotis in Hong Kong and Margot Cohen and John McBeth in Jakarta

Mr. Moderate: Firebrand Amien Rais cools stance ahead of June polls p. Amien Rais has come a long way since his Islamic-firebrand days. During the Gulf War in 1991, for example, the political scientist turned religious leader cheered Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein’s defiance of the West in the same…

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March 23, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the College of Arts and Letters will present a conference entitled “The Personal and the Political: Exploring Beliefs, Values, and Peacemaking” Friday and Saturday (March 26 and 27) in the Hesburgh Center on campus.p….

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March 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A workshop for religious educators and liturgical ministers, entitled “Preaching the Languages of the Liturgy,” will be held April 11-13 at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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March 22, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Elynor Williams, vice president for public responsibility for the Sara Lee Corporation, and Todd Whitmore, associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on “Diversity in the Workplace: The Ethical Imperative” at 4 p.m. March 25 (Thursday) in the Jordan Auditorium at Notre Dame’s College…

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March 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Edward J. Conlon, the Edward Frederick Sorin Society Professor of Management at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed editor of The Academy of Management Review, making Notre Dame home to two of the leading journals in the field.p….

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March 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media : A $750 registration fee has been waived for members of the news media interested in attending and reporting on the conference. The full schedule with times, topics and speakers is enclosed. p….

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March 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

In celebration of its centennial, the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture will present an alumni conference “Building Community: A Century in the School of Architecture” Saturday (March 27).p….

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March 22,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Barry McCaffrey, director of the White House Office of NationalDrug Control Policy, will present the 1999 U.S. National Drug ControlStrategy at 7 p.m. April 6 (Tuesday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium at theUniversity of Notre Dame.p….

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March 19,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $500,000 gift in the form of a charitable remainder trust from Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Allen, Jr., of Grand Rapids, Mich., to support programs in its office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes.p….

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March 18, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Laura Strunk, Giuseppe Macerata and Andy Thistletwaite, chef’s apprentices at the University of Notre Dame, earned gold medals in culinary competition March 13 at the Stanz Foodservice Trade Show at the Century Center in South Bend. The three chefs were part of a five-member team that represented the South…

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March 18,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media : Interviews with Ambassador Scheffer can be arranged by calling Garth Meintjes, associate director of the Center for Civil and Human Rights, at (219) 631-8555. p….

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March 18, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

Peace activist and writer Tom Cornell will deliver a lecture titled “Dorothy Day: The Legacy of an American Prophet” at 9:30 a.m. March 29 (Mon.) in room 131 Decio Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture is free and open to the public.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: Boeing : Large layoffs such as those at Boeing obviously are difficult for the employees who lose their jobs, but they also cause considerable stress for the workers who retain their…

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March 17, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair will take place Saturday (March 20) in the University of Notre Dame’s Stepan Center. It will be open to the public from 1-4 p.m.p….

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March 17, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Eric Robben

The Notre Dame Department of Music will present a trumpet and organ recital Thursday (March 18) at 8:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on campus. The concert, which features guest trumpeter Vincent Dimartino and Notre Dame faculty pianist Craig Cramer, is free and open to the…

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17 Top Colleges Enter Alliance on Sweatshops

Author: By Steven Greenhouse

Seventeen colleges and universities, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Duke and Notre Dame, announced on Monday that they would be the first to join a new factory-monitoring association that the White House supports in an effort to ensure that apparel carrying their names is not made in sweatshops.

The move…

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March 15,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Syndicated columnist and author E.J. Dionne, Jr., will deliver a lecture, “What’s Public? What’s Private? How Do We Know the Difference?” at 7:30 p.m. March 23 (Tuesday) in the Hesburgh Library auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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March 15,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Peter Liuzzi, director of ministry with lesbian and gay Catholics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, will lecture on “Being Gay and Catholic” at 7:30 p.m. March 22 (Monday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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March 15,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A multimedia poetry presentation will be staged in tribute to the late Erskine Peters at 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 16) in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall. Admission is $3.p….

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March 15,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Gilbert C. Meilaender, Board of Directors Chair in Christian Ethics at Valparaiso University, will give a lecture entitled “Death and Dignity” March 19 (Fri.) at 4:15 p.m. in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall.p….

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March 15,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Barbara Schneider, professor of sociology at the University of Chicago, will deliver a lecture titled “The Ambitious Generation: America’s Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless,” at noon Thursday (March 18) in room 131 of Decio Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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March 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The business ethics curriculum at the University of Notre Dame isthe best in the nation, according to a new book, the Business Week Guide tothe Best Business Schools (6th edition, 1999).p….

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March 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

In anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day (Wednesday, March 17), here are a few “Irish” facts from the University of Notre Dame: p….

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March 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

J. Philip Gleason, professor emeritus of history at the University of Notre Dame, will receive the University’s 1999 Laetare Medal, according to Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president.p….

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For the Homeless, Rebirth Through Socrates

Author: By Ethan Bronner

SOUTH BEND, Ind. , March 2 – The students, mostly in sweat shirts and jeans, sit around a long table dotted with soda cans and cookies and consult their highlighted copies of Plato’s “Apology.” Two professors guide their debate over whether Socrates, on the verge of execution, was arrogant…

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March 5,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the U.S. Department ofTransportation have produced a new television public service announcement(PSA) that features an 18-year-old who was killed by another driver in analcohol-related traffic crash the day after he received an acceptanceletter from the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Something out of the Ordinary

Author: By George Bickerstaffe

An interview with Carolyn Woo, dean of the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame, on ambitious plans to get the university’s MBA programme towards the top of the rankings. p. When the College of Business at the University of Notre Dame in the US appointed…

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