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November 30, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

The Arnold Air Society of the University of Notre Dame’s Air Force ROTC will hold its annual Field Day for underprivileged children from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 3) in Stepan Center on campus.p….

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Notre Dame ReSources

Author: Dennis Brown

p. *Notre Dame ReSources November 30, 2000 * p. Please feel free to call the following Notre Dame faculty for additional comment on these people and events in the news: <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” /> p. Election 2000: Regardless of whether George W. Bush or Al Gore…

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November 29, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

George Pinder, a renowned hydrogeologist who served as an expert witness in the 1986 environmental trial depicted in the novel and feature film “A Civil Action,” will speak Friday (Dec. 1) at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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November 29, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matthew Hendrick

Manuele Gragnolati, an assistant professor of Italian at Dartmouth College, will present a lecture titled “Eschatologies of Immortality and Resurrection: Somatized Soul and Glorified Body in Dante’s Comedy” at 4:45 p.m. Dec. 6 (Wednesday) in the Department of Special Collections, Room 102 Hesburgh Library, at the University of Notre…

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November 29, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

p. Howard Strauss of Princeton University, a pioneer among computer specialists who have turned technology to usable applications for higher education, will speak at the University of Notre Dame at 3 p.m. Monday (Dec. 4).p….

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November 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

The University of Notre Dame Glee Club will present its annual Christmas concerts Dec. 9 (Sat.) at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. in Stepan Center on campus. The concerts are sponsored by the University’s Department of Music. General admission to the concerts is $3. Tickets are available at the…

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November 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

The University of Notre Dame Chorale and Chamber Orchestra will present Handel’s “Messiah” at 8 p.m. Dec. 6-8 (Wed.-Fri.) in Washington Hall on campus. The concerts are sponsored by the University’s Department of Music. Tickets for the concerts are $6 for general admission and $3 for students and senior…

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Top Grads Could Have It All, Get Lesson in Life Instead

Author: By Meg McSherry Breslin

The 1999 valedictorian of her class at theUniversity of Notre Dame, Jennifer Ehren had her pick of plum jobs. Among other options, the chemical engineering major could have made a $50,000 starting salary for a major pharmaceutical firm.p. Instead, the Barrington High School graduate took a minimum-wage job teaching…

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November 27, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matthew Hendrick

David Sikkink, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Notre Dame and a faculty fellow in its Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI), will lecture on “Choosing Private Schools: The Effect of Community and Religious Factors” on Tuesday (Nov. 28) at 3:15 p.m. in the James Coleman Conference Room,…

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November 22, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A Notre Dame Law School faculty member finds fault with the Florida Supreme Court’s assertion that the right to vote is more important than the state’s previously established election laws.p….

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November 21 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Two researchers in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame have recently received grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling more than $190,000 for projects in the areas of conjugal loss and solution-focused therapy.p….

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November 21 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

An upcoming conference at the University of Notre Dame will explore why some languages – like Latin and Gaelic – fall into disuse while others become dominant. Titled “The Politics of Language,” the conference will be Dec. 1 and 2 (Friday and Saturday) in McKenna Hall.p….

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November 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

An international panel of scholars will explore the impact of story on the human experience during a conference Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 (Thurs.-Sat.) in McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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November 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Ann Knoll, former director of the Saginaw Art Museum in Saginaw, Mich., has been appointed associate director of the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art.p….

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November 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Notre Dame is No. 1 by a wide margin when the college football teams in this week’s Bowl Championship Series (BCS) rankings are reranked by graduation rate, and the overall graduation rate of the University’s athletes is third among the nation’s Division I-A programs, according to the latest annual…

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November 20 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will serve as host to a group of young African political and religious leaders and community activists today and tomorrow (Nov. 20-21).p….

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November 20 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame Jazz Band will present “Dimensions in Jazz” Dec. 3 (Sun.) at 3 p.m. in the band building. The concert is free and open to the public.p….

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November 17 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame Concert Band will present its fall concert Nov. 29 (Wed.) at 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. While there will be no charge for admission, tickets are required and may be obtained at the LaFortune Student…

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November 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

More than 60 Notre Dame students will take part in a prayer vigil and demonstration against the U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA) this weekend (Nov. 18-19) at Fort Benning, Ga.p….

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November 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matthew Hendrick

The Walther Cancer Institute of Indianapolis has awarded its Dr. Karl R. Ruddell Scholarship for the 2000-01 academic year to Felipe Palacios, a doctoral candidate in the Cell and Molecular Biology Program at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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November 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Walter J. Kavanaugh, a 1955 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will be doubly honored this weekend. The New Jersey Senate has declared Saturday (Nov. 18) “Walter J. Kavanaugh Day” in honor of his 25 years of legislative service to the state, and he also will toss the…

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November 16 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Joy Vann-Hamilton, most recently director of the Minority Engineering Program (MEP) at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed assistant provost of the University, according to Nathan O. Hatch, provost. Her appointment was effective Nov. 1.p….

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November 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Gregory Gundlach, associate professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, has coedited the first book to comprehensively examine the scholarly research on how marketing affects societal welfare.p….

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November 16 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

New members of 12 of the University of Notre Dame’s advisory councils have been announced by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., the University’s president.p….

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November 16 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame’s CHAMPS/Life Skills Program has been cited as one of the best in the nation, earning a Program of Excellence Award from the NCAA Division I-A Athletic Directors’ Association.p….

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November 15, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

A constitutional law scholar at the University of Notre Dame has serious reservations about any judicial efforts to force a revote for president in Palm Beach County, Fla.p….

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November 15, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Significant segments of tonight’s (Nov. 15) episode of the NBC television drama “The West Wing” feature the University of Notre Dame and, in particular, the academic pedigree of the fictional President Josiah Bartlet.In previous shows, the Emmy Award-winning series has made subtle references to the president’s alma mater through…

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November 15, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

John Philip Santos, an award-winning writer, producer and documentary filmmaker and a University of Notre Dame alumnus, will return to his alma mater to read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 16) in the Hesburgh Library lounge and to screen “Telling Spirit,” a video compilation of his…

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November 14, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Lionel M. Jensen, associate professor and chair of East Asian languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame, explores a China few Westerners have seen as coeditor of “China beyond the Headlines,” published by Rowman&Littlefield and recently released in its second printing.p….

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"Dead Sea Scrolls" yield "major" questions in Old Testament understanding

Author: Richard N. Ostling

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Dead Sea Scrolls, hidden away in Holy Land caves 2,000 years ago and unearthed after World War II, are often rated the 20th century’s greatest archaeological find. The chief reason for most people: the rediscovery of 230 texts of biblical books, which have begun to…

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