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May 28,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Word has been received of the death of William W. Bond, Jr., a University of Notre Dame alumnus and benefactor. Bond died Wednesday (May 26) of congestive heart failure at his home in Memphis. He was 79.p….

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May 28,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

John G. Keane, Howard J. and Geraldine F. Korth Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Notre Dame and former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, has been appointed special advisor to the mayors of South Bend and Mishawaka for the 2000 census.p….

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May 27,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A University of Notre Dame psychology professor is seeking the assistance of mothers and children for her new study on relationships between parents and adolescents.p….

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May 27, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Pamela S. Spence, coordinator of special events at the University of Notre Dame, has been promoted to director of special events by William P. Sexton, vice president for University Relations.p….

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May 25,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Erasmus Institute has announced its visiting fellows for the 1999-2000 academic year.p….

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May 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

G. David Moss, formerly special assistant to the vice president for student affairs at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed assistant vice president for student affairs, according to Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., the University’s new vice president for student affairs. Moss’ appointment becomes effective with Father…

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May 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Angela D. Anderson, a University of Notre Dame student from Farmersville, Calif., has received the 1999 Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award from Indiana Campus Compact.p….

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May 24,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“Henry James and the Language of Experience,” by Collin Meissner, assistant provost at the University of Notre Dame, was recently published by Cambridge University Press.p….

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Notre Dame ReSources - May 21, 1999

Author: Dennis Brown

The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. Israeli elections : The election of Ehud Barak as prime minister of Israel confirms the emergence of a centrist approach to the nation’s political structures, according to Alan Dowty ,…

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Those Who Can, Teach

Author: By Timothy Scully, C.S.C.

As the members of Notre Dame’s Class of ’99 collected their diplomas this past Sunday, the largest single chunk of them had already accepted job offers from the accounting firm of Arthur Anderson. We take pride in e success borne of their effort and ambition. But an almost equal…

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May 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media : You are invited to attend and report on the critical issues to be discussed at Notre Dame’s 42nd annual Union-Management Conference, including the ongoing efforts to alter Social Security, consumer debt, a review of the OSHA Act, the status of pensions and health insurance…

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May 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Richard L. Siefring, a University of Notre Dame junior from Wilmington, Del., has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for the 1999-2000 academic year from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation. The Goldwater Scholarship is considered the premier undergraduate award of its type in the fields…

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May 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Stanford University Press has published “Rethinking Party Systems in the Third Wave of Democratization: The Case of Brazil,” a new book by Scott P. Mainwaring, Eugene and Helen Conley Professor of Government and International Studies and executive director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of…

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May 20,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Professor Dowty may be reached by email at Alan.K.Dowty.1@nd.edu or by telephone at (219) 631-5098.p. Monday’s landslide election of Ehud Barak as prime minister of Israel prefigures the emergence of a more centrist Israeli foreign policy, according to Alan Dowty, professor of government and international studies and fellow in…

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May 19,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

*Notre Dame’s Spencer scheduled to appear Wednesday on ABC World News Tonight p. (Please note * : Television scheduling is notoriously capricious, and noappearance is certain until it is actually on-air.) p….

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May 18,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note to the media : Conference registration fees are, of course, waived for members of the media interested in attending. For more information and a complete agenda, call (219) 631-6419. p….

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May 17,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note : For more information and a copy of the study, contact Greg Gundlach at (219) 631-5171 or at gundlach.1@nd.edu p. A new study coauthored by a University of Notre Dame marketing professor provides the first comprehensive academic analysis of “slotting fees” ? the controversial practice of retailers and…

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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. Cadmium : Notre Dame researcher Jinesh C. Jain has discovered higher concentrations of cadmium in the durum wheat ? the variety used to make pasta ? grown in the United…

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May 12, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Note: The following provides information in addition to that included in a news release dated May 10, 1999, on grants and funding for Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education. p….

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May 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Special recognition ceremonies for Asian, Latino and African-American members of Notre Dame’s 1999 graduating class will be held May 15 (Sat.) and May 16 (Sun.) on campus.p….

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May 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association has selected thefollowing students to receive 1999 student awards.p….

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May 12,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame will provide live cybercasts on theWorld Wide Web of several of this weekend’s (May 15-16) Commencementevents, as well as an on-campus closed-circuit telecast of the Commencementexercises.p….

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May 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Three University of Notre Dame first-year graduate students havebeen awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) graduate fellowships. Theyare Sonja Braun-Sand, a chemistry and biochemistry doctoral student;Michael T. Niemier, a computer science and engineering graduate student;and Michael J. Russell, a biological sciences doctoral student.p….

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May 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Some 170 Notre Dame graduating seniors who are embarking on a year or more of service in this country and abroad—nearly 10 percent of the class of 1999—will be honored at the University’s annual Senior Service Send-Off Saturday (May 15) at 10 a.m. in Washington Hall. The ceremony will…

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May 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Gen. Dennis J. Reimer, chief of staff of the Army, will deliver the Commissioning Ceremony address to the University of Notre Dame’s ROTC students at 9:30 a.m. Saturday (May 15) in the Joyce Center arena.p….

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May 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame has honored 50 outstanding undergraduate teachers with the first Kaneb Teaching Awards. The award recipients will be recognized Sunday (May 16) during the University’s 154th Commencement exercises.p….

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May 11,1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Recipients for the University of Notre Dame’s 1999 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards have been announced.p….

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May 11, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame Law School and the Colleges of Artsand Letters, Science, Engineering and Business Administration have selectedtheir outstanding teachers for the 1998-99 academic year.p….

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May 10, 1999 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The National Science Foundation, Fulbright Educational Exchange Program and James Madison Foundation have awarded postgraduate scholarships and grants to 13 University of Notre Dame seniors.p….

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