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October 31, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Entries are now being accepted in a new business plan competition sponsored by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Design Students Create Poster Encouraging Students to Vote

Author: Dennis Brown

A poster created by four students in an advanced graphic design class at the University of Notre Dame is the centerpiece of a nonpartisan campuswide project encouraging undergraduates to vote in the Nov. 7 elections.p….

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WVFI student run radio becomes global

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame’s student-run radio station, WVFI, is now a global Internet radio station and accessible to listeners around the world at http://wvfi.nd.edu p. Until November 1998 WVFI had been broadcasting on 640 amplitude modulation through a carrier current system on the Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s…

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The Fighting Irish tackle network infrastructure

Author: By Katherine Bull

JUST FOUR YEARS ago, the University of Notre Dame did not have a telecommunications leg to stand on. To access the Internet for research or e-mail, the 6,400-person undergraduate student body had to use dial-up access to individual ISP accounts or try to get time on the limited number…

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'One Can Make a Difference at Notre Dame-Air Force game

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College will participate in the “One Can” Make a Difference food donation drive in conjunction with this weekend’s Notre Dame-Air Force football game.p….

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October 27, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Saths Cooper, a leading anti-apartheid activist and president of the South African Psychology Association, will present “A Psycho-social Perspective of Democratic Change in South Africa” at 8 p.m. Monday (Oct. 30) in room C-103 of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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October 27 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Jack Breen, former chairman and CEO of the Sherwin-Williams Company, will present a lecture titled “Influencing Values in American Corporations” at 7 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 31) in the Jordan Auditorium in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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October 26 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame has received a $200,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Mich., to support the recruitment and training of teachers for K-12 schools through the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE).p….

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October 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matthew Hendrick

p. For the third consecutive year, Hispanic Business magazine has selected Gilberto Cárdenas, director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, as one of the 100 most influential Hispanics in the United States. The annual survey was published in the magazine’s October edition.p….

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October 25 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Up to five area South Bend-residents will receive free tuition in the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) Master of Education program as part of a new initiative to place high-quality teachers in local Catholic schools.p….

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October 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

David C. Leege, professor of government and international studies at the University of Notre Dame, will participate in a forum on Catholic voter behavior Friday (Oct. 27) at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.p….

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Symphony Orchestra will present its fall concert

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra will present its fall concert Nov. 2 (Thursday) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall on the Notre Dame campus. The concert is free and open to the public.p….

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October 25 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Jim Mello, most recently a residence hall director at Creighton University, and Paula Smith, formerly assistant director of admissions at Purdue University North Central, have been appointed assistant directors of Residence Life at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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God and Democrats

Author: Bill McGurn

_"We are still arguably the most religiously observant people on earth, and share a near universal belief in God. But you wouldn’t know it from national public life today. The line between church and state is an important one and has always been hard for us to draw, but…

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Lieberman Calls for 'Spiritual Awakening'

Author: Matea Gold and Dana Calvo

SOUTH BEND, IN—Decrying the erosion of the country’s moral standards, Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman made his most emphatic call to date Tuesday for Americans to embrace faith-driven values and power a “spiritual awakening” in society.p. "Our nation is only as strong as our values, and right now, despite our…

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Lieberman Revisits Faith's Role in U.S.

Author: Richard Perez-Pena

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Oct. 24 — Returning to one of his most cherished and provocative themes, Senator Joseph I. Lieberman called today for a greater role for religion in public discourse, as a source of shared moral principles and an antidote to “the vacuum of values” in American culture.p….

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Sen. Joseph Lieberman delivers address on faith and values

Author: Dennis Brown

Democratic Party vice presidential candidate Sen. Joseph Lieberman will deliver a major address on faith and values at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday (Oct. 24) in Washington Hall at the University of Notre Dame. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m.p. Due to seating limitations, attendance at the event will be limited to…

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Vladimir Khmelkov of the office of Institutional Research will lecture on conceptual model of teacher professionalism and teacher effectiveness

Author: Matthew Hendrick

Vladimir Khmelkov, senior research analyst in the office of Institutional Research at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on the conceptual model that links individual aspects of teacher professionalism with the sources of teacher effectiveness at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 24) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024…

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October 19 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame Department of Music will present “A Tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach,” a series of three events in honor of the great Baroque composer, beginning next week. The series, which includes two lectures and a recital, is free and open to the public.p….

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October 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has been appointed the inaugural Judge James J. Clynes, Jr. Visiting Professor of Law in the Notre Dame Law School.p….

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October18 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Inter-University Program for Latino Research (IUPLR) at the University of Notre Dame will assist the U.S. Census Bureau with outreach and promotion efforts to underserved Latino communities as a newly designated Census Information Center.p….

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October 18, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Gary Cestaro, associate professor of modern languages at DePaul University, will deliver a lecture titled “Dante’s Queer Nature” at 4:45 p.m. Oct. 31 (Tuesday) in the Department of Special Collections, Room 102 of the Hesburgh Library, at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Institute for Church Life launches new distance-learning initiative

Author: Matthew Hendrick

The Institute for Church Life (ICL) at the University of Notre Dame has launched a new distance-learning initiative through its Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) that provides the University’s first exclusively online courses for nontraditional students nationwide.p. The STEP e-Course program is accessible through the ICL’s site on the…

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