After a summer of planning and fact-finding by Notre Dame’s Task Force on Anti-sweatshop Initiatives, a University symposium on the sweatshop issue is being offered to the campus community this fall and the University’s first audit of a licensed apparel manufacturer’s facility is under way.p….
Word has been received of the death of John R. Malone, a University of Notre Dame faculty member for more than 40 years and founding director of the University’s master’s of business administration (MBA) program. Malone suffered a series of strokes the past two weeks and died Sunday (Aug….
Richard F. Nugent, Jr., director of employee relations, employment, and training and development at the University of Notre Dame, has been promoted to assistant vice president for human resources at the University.p….
The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. Iraqi sanctions : It has been nine years since on Aug. 6, 1991, Iraq invaded Kuwait, provoking the Persian Gulf War and, in the end, UN sanctions as part of…
Samuel S. Gaglio, assistant dean in the College of Business Administration at the University of Notre Dame, has written a new book for students majoring in business or considering business as a field of study.p….
The University of Notre Dame’s College of Business Administration, cited by Business Week magazine as having the foremost ethics curriculum in higher education, will host a major conference on ethics Sept. 23-24 (Thursday-Friday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium on campus.p….
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Aug. 23, 1999) – When Dick Conklin was a graduate student at the University of Notre Dame in 1959, a professor asked if anyone knew the instructions the school had given the fire department for putting out a fire at the Main Building.p. "He said those…
The 120-year-old golden-domed Main Building at the University of Notre Dame has reopened after undergoing a two-year, $58-million renovation and restoration. Administrative offices moved back into the world’s most recognized campus landmark in July and students?who other than seniors never have set foot in the historic structure—will arrive this…
Faculty, students, and staff of the University of Notre Dame will formally open the 1999-2000 school year with a concelebrated Mass Aug. 24 (Tues.) at 5:30 p.m. in the Joyce Center.p….
A symposium entitled “Critique of the Museum in Contemporary Art” will be held Sept. 24 (Fri.) from 2-5 p.m. in Room 101 of DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Damep….
The University of Notre Dame has joined an international consortium of universities and a private foundation to build one of the world’s largest telescopes.p….
The Office for Year 2000 (Y2K) Compliance at the University of Notre Dame will host three free personal preparedness seminars Tuesday-Thursday (Aug. 17-19) for all members of the Michiana community on technology issues related to the turn of the century.p….
The University of Notre Dame has received a gift of more than $1 million from Frank Montana of Largo, Fla., for the College of Architecture’s Rome Studies program.p….
James E. Robinson, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, died yesterday (Aug. 10) at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in South Bend after a brief illness. He was 71 years old.p….
David R. Hyde, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has received a three-year grant from the March of Dimes to study the causes of neuronal and neuromuscular dysfunction in children.p….
The following Notre Dame faculty are available for additional comment on these people and events in the news: p. Watergate : Along with altering America’s political landscape, the resignation of President Nixon 25 years ago (Aug. 9) in the wake of the Watergate investigation brought deep and lasting changes…
*[N.B. Mediapeople are cordially invited to attend a press preview of “Taos Artists and Their Patrons” at the Snite Museum on Aug. 27 (Fri.) at 3 p.m. To obtain a press packet or to arrange an interview with one of the exhibition curators, please contact Gina Costa at (219)…
The University of Notre Dame has surpassed the $767-million goal of its “Generations” capital campaign a year and a half ahead of schedule, raising more than $794 million in gifts and pledges as of July 31.p….
Four junior faculty members of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Engineering have received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).p….