The University of Notre Dame Libraries have joined a consortium of libraries including Harvard, Yale, Princeton and 14 other universities in the northeastern United States.p….
The White House has announced the selection of 16 winners of 1999-2000 White House Fellowships, including U.S. Army Maj. Peter F. Najera, a 1987 graduate of the University of Notre Dame.p….
The record number of honorary degrees awarded to Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., continues to grow. The president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame received honorary doctor of humane letters degrees from the State University of New York, Utica/Rome, on May 8, and from Connecticut College on May…
Angela M. Smith and Gregory P. Butrus, both 1993 graduates of the University of Notre Dame, have been elected to the three-year terms reserved for recent graduates on the University’s Board of Trustees.p….
The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: Hale-Bopp: The most precise measurement to date of the carbon monoxide to water ratio in a comet is reported by a team of astrophysicists in the June 17 issue of Nature….
Professor Enderle can be reached for comment on his new book, as well as breaking news related to international business ethics, at (219) 631-5595 or at firstname.lastname@example.org . p. The complexities of business ethics on a global scale are examined in a new book edited by Georges Enderle, Arthur…
The University of Notre Dame has received a $500,000 gift from Mrs. Joan B. Kroc, philanthropist and major stockholder of the McDonald’s restaurant chain, for the institute bearing her name, which an earlier benefaction from her established at the University 14 years ago.p….
A conference entitled “Perspectives on the Question of Extraterrestrial Intelligent Life” will be held at the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall (Center for Continuing Education) July 1 (Thurs.) The conference, which is free and open to the public, is being sponsored by Notre Dame’s graduate program in history…
The most precise measurement to date of the carbon monoxide towater ratio in a comet is reported by a team of astrophysicists in the June17 issue of Nature. The article suggests that the comet Hale-Bopp waslikely formed in the region between Jupiter and Neptune some 4 billionyears ago.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a $250,000 commitment from two anonymous donors to establish an undergraduate scholarship in honor of the late Rev. J. Bernard Clark, C.S.C.p….
Paul A. Kempf has been promoted to director of utilities at the University of Notre Dame.p….
(N.B. The O’Grady Borges Collection may be seen in the UniversityLibraries Department of Special Collections, Room 102 Hesburgh Library.Further information on the collection may be obtained from Lou Jordan at219-631-5636.) p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a $50,000 grant from theATFoundation for the development of a “course-development workshop” inits John A. Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning.p….
University of Notre Dame summer session students will enroll from 9 a.m. to noon June 21 (Monday) in the east wing of the South Dining Hall. Separate arrangements have been made for summer session institutes, workshops and minicourses.p….
Douglas K. Marsh has been promoted to director of facilities engineering at the University of Notre Dame.p….
Nathan O. Hatch, the University of Notre Dame’s provost, has been awarded an endowed faculty chair in history, according to Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., the University’s president.p….
Robert Enright, professor of educational psychology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and founder of the International Forgiveness Institute (IFI), will give a lecture entitled “Learning to Forgive” June 21 (Mon.) at 8:15 p.m. in Room 102 of DeBartolo Hall.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a generous gift from Kurt and Tessye Simon of South Bend to support Jewish Studies at the University.p….
Charles F. Lennon, Jr., executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s Alumni Association and assistant vice president for University Relations, has been promoted to associate vice president for University Relations.p….
Robin F. Rhodes, associate professor of art, art history and design at the University of Notre Dame, has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a project entitled “The Seventh Century B.C. Temple of Apollo at Corinth.”p….
Seventeen faculty members and three rectors received special recognition at the University of Notre Dame’s annual president’s dinner for faculty.p….
More than 100 employees of the University of Notre Dame were honored May 17 at the annual President’s Staff Appreciation Dinner. Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., University president, presented special awards to a group of veteran employees.p….
Sixteen members of the University of Notre Dame faculty have advanced to emeritus rank, and promotions have been announced for 71 others, including 14 appointments to endowed chairs.p….
Please note : The University has been advised not to expect to hear further on this matter from the NCAA until it has issued its infractions report, which is not likely to occur for at least 4-6 weeks. p….
In a search for skin cancer treatments, chemists at the Universityof Notre Dame have constructed a computer model of the chemical structureof an enzyme that many organisms use to repair DNA damaged by ultravioletlight. Their findings are reported in the June 9 issue of the Journal ofthe American Chemical…