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Author: Dennis Brown and Michael O. Garvey

Russia: Notre Dame political scientist Martha Merritt says of the March 26th presidential election in Russia: "Boris Yeltsin’s resignation was timed to allow him to do something the Soviet leaders never managed: select a successor. The intense manipulation of state-controlled media prior to the legislative elections in December led…

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January 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A delegation of Cambodian Buddhist monks will pay homage to the victims of the Cambodian genocide during a ceremony at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art Feb. 1 (Tues.) at 5 p.m.p….

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January 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The poet Robert Hahn will receive the 2001 Ernest Sandeen Prize for Poetry for a collection of poems entitled “No Messages,” which will be published by the University of Notre Dame Press next year.p….

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Kofi Annan to speak at Notre Dame commencement

Author: Dennis Brown

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi A. Annan, will be the principal speaker at the University of Notre Dame’s 155th Commencement May 21 (Sunday). The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in the Joyce Center arena on campus.p….

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Adams to receive Thomas A. Dooley award

Author: Michael O. Garvey

John Adams, coordinator of the Youth Action Project (YAP) in the Ballymun neighborhood of Dublin, Ireland, will receive the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Award at an association dinner on campus Friday (Jan. 28).p….

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January 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame’s College of Business Administration will become the College of Business, effective immediately.p….

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January 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

New research by a University of Notre Dame sociologist suggests that the Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may not be meeting their government mandate to “lead the mortgage finance industry in making credit available for low- and moderate-income families.”p….

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January 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Charles K. Wilber, emeritus professor of economics, has been appointed acting director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies by Nathan Hatch, the University provost.p….

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Schell to deliver lecture on abolishing nuclear weapons

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Jonathan Schell, author of the influential 1982 bestseller, “The Fate of the Earth,” will give a lecture entitled “The Case for Abolishing Nuclear Weapons Now” Feb. 1 (Tues.) at 4:15 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center auditorium.p….

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January 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

With an anonymous gift from a 1972 graduate, the Notre Dame Law School has established a fellowship in honor of law professor Charles Rice.p….

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Notre Dame Resources

Author: Dennis Brown and Michael O. Garvey

Russia: Notre Dame political scientist Martha Merritt says of the March 26th presidential election in Russia: "Boris Yeltsin’s resignation was timed to allow him to do something the Soviet leaders never managed: select a successor. The intense manipulation of state-controlled media prior to the legislative elections in December led…

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Lawrence to speak on Islamophobia

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Bruce Lawrence, professor of religion at Duke University, will give a lecture entitled “Islamophobia: A Media Ploy for Mapping Global Conflict Minus Muslim Actors?” Jan. 24 (Mon.) at 12:30 p.m. in Room C-103 of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Forsythe to deliver lecture on abortion and middle America

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Clarke D. Forsythe, president of Americans United for Life (AUL), will give a lecture entitled “The End of the Affair? Abortion and Middle America” Feb. 9 (Wed.) at 7 p.m. in the Notre Dame Law School Courtroom.p….

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January 14, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Glenn J. Rosswurm II, formerly director of development research at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to the newly created position of director of Law School advancement by Daniel Reagan, assistant vice president of University relations and executive director of development.p….

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Elian Gonzalez should be returned to his father in Cuba

Author: Dennis Brown

Six-year-old Elian Gonzalez should be returned to his father in Cuba, says Barbara Szweda, codirector of the Notre Dame Legal Aid Clinic and an expert in immigration law.p. “From the standpoint of immigration law, it is pretty clear that the child should be returned to Cuba,” says Szweda. "The…

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January 13, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame alumnus Joseph Giovanini and his wife, Jane, have made a gift of more than $2 million to fund an endowed professorship in management information systems (MIS) in the University’s College of Business.p….

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January 13, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A recently discovered and previously unpublished text by the American Catholic theologian Rev. John Courtney Murray, S.J. appears in the Fall 1999 “Millennial Issue” of the University of Notre Dame’s Review of Politics.p….

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Malloy to address Institute on College Student Values

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will be among the featured speakers at the 10th annual Institute on College Student Values, Feb. 3-5 (Thursday-Saturday) at Florida State University.p….

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Notre Dame Press publishes new edition of O'Rourke book

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A second edition of “Campaign America ’96: The View from the Couch,” by William A. O’Rourke, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, has been published by Notre Dame Press. The new edition includes an epilogue entitled “From Monica to Milosevic, 1998-1999.”p….

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Collins appointed to Supreme Court clerkship

Author: Dennis Brown

Margaret Ryan Collins, a 1995 graduate of the Notre Dame Law School, has been appointed to a Supreme Court clerkship for the 2001-02 term. She is the fourth graduate and third woman from Notre Dame in the past five years to be selected for what is considered the most…

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January 11 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Prize, Germany’s highest research award for senior American scientists and scholars in all disciplines.p….

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