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February 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

The Snite Museum of Art and the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame will present a lecture and gallery talk by the University of Minnesota’s Rafael Tarrago, specialist in Iberian-American Studies and author on Latin American art and culture, on Friday (Mar. 3) at 4…

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February 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

Frank J. Belatti, chairman and chief executive officer of AFC Enterprises and a member of the University of Notre Dame’s College of Business advisory council, will be the featured speaker at the annual Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) banquet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (March 2) in the College of Business…

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News and views from the University of Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown and Michael O. Garvey

Campaign 2000: The intense Republican presidential campaign ? tightened further Tuesday by Sen. John McCain’s twin wins in Michigan and Arizona ? is likely to hurt the GOP in the end, says Peri Arnold , professor of government at Notre Dame. "Surprising most of us, the Republican primary race…

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February 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Betty Williams, Irish peace activist and winner of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize, will give a lecture entitled “Peace in the New Millennium: Nurturing Children in a Violent World” March 3 (Friday) at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Hall.p….

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February 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The capacity of religious belief to inspire both peaceful and violent social action among people of the same faith traditions is explored in a new book by University of Notre Dame historian R. Scott Appleby.p….

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February 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

John P. Welle, associate professor of Italian at the University of Notre Dame, and the poet Ruth Feldman have been selected to receive the 1999 Raiziss/de Palchi Book Prize from the Academy of American Poets for their translation of Andrea Zanzotto’s work, "Peasants Wake for Fellini’s Casanova and Other…

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February 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, and three Notre Dame coaches joined with U.S. Rep. Tim Roemer, D-Ind., Thursday (Feb. 24) at a news conference on campus promoting legislation that would ban legal sports betting on high school, college and Olympic events.p….

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February 24, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin C. Allen

The University of Notre Dame Glee Club will perform its annual spring concert March 23-24 (Thurs.-Fri.) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus. The concerts are free and open to the public.p….

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February 24, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Eamann McMenamin, a human rights lawyer from Belfast, will give a lecture entitled “Justice in Northern Ireland: How Far Have We Come and How Far Must We Travel?” Monday (Feb. 28) at 7 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Law School Courtroom.p….

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February 24, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin C. Allen

The University of Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra will perform its annual winter concert March 9 (Thurs.) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus.p….

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February 23, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s new Center for Ethics and Culture will host an open house Monday (Feb. 28) from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in its offices on the 10th floor of Flanner Hall.p….

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February 23, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

Stephen R. Schmid, associate professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is one of nine individuals selected to receive the 2000 John T. Parsons Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. Conferred each year by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, the award recognizes the significant achievements…

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February 23, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The dynamics of applause are explained in the Feb. 24 issue of the prestigious research journal Nature by an international team of physicists headed by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, associate professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame. The conclusions have possible implications for other complex social systems, such as…

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Students help disadvantaged with tax returns

Author: By JR Ross , Associated Press Writer

SOUTH BEND — Will Matthews knows most of his fellow Notre Dame accounting students will join prestigious firms after graduation, work with clients who pull in lots of money and make a pretty good buck themselves.p. That’s why he believes the university’s Taxpayer Assistance Program, which helps low-income area…

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$35 million for Notre Dame

Author: By Lon Grahnke, Education Reporter

March 22, 2000 p. p. Thomas F. Mendoza has a soft spot for his alma mater, University of Notre Dame. “I felt like I was the only Protestant on campus, but I met so many good people there. I learned to keep my focus on doing the right thing.”p….

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February 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

Clark Power, chair and professor in the Program of Liberal Studies and concurrent professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on “Discipline and the Moral Culture of the High School” at 1 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 23) in the Coleman Room, 1024 Flanner Hall on campus.p….

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February 20, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin Allen

The Smithsonian Chamber Players Trio will present “A Tribute to Johann Sebastian Bach” at 2 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 25) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame. Trio members include Marilyn McDonald, baroque violin; Kenneth Slowik, viola da gamba and baroque…

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Notre Dame Resources

Author: Dennis Brown and Michael O. Garvey

Finland: The election of Tarja Halonen as president of Finland is an example of the way in which women are making “gradual headway in politics and changing the political culture,” says Raimo Vayrynen , professor of government and international studies at Notre Dame. A native of Finland, Vayrynen is…

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February 17, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

The University of Notre Dame has established a new Center for Nanoscience and Technology, the University’s provost, Nathan O. Hatch, has announced.p….

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February 17, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A University of Notre Dame physicist is part of a team of astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope to witness a never-before-seen celestial collision in a galaxy 169,000 light years from Earth.p….

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February 17, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

The Department of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame is offering students an opportunity to participate in an interdisciplinary project this summer in Jerusalem. “Byzantine St. Stephen’s: Biocultural Reconstruction of Monastic Life,” June 5-July 7, will focus on the biology and culture of a large urban monastic community…

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February 17, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin Allen

Ethan Haimo will present a lecture/recital, “How to Listen to Beethoven’s Last Piano Sonata,” at 2 p.m. Sunday (Feb. 20) in the Hesburgh Library Faculty Lounge on the Notre Dame campus.p….

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February 17, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Catlin Allen

The nation’s oldest Collegiate Jazz Festival, now in its 42nd year, returns to the University of Notre Dame Feb. 23, 25-26 (Wed., Fri.-Sat.) featuring eight collegiate bands and a variety of combos competing before a panel of distinguished judges.p….

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February 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame and the Millennium Gate Foundation have announced a classical design competition for a monumental entrance to the District of Columbia in celebration of the new millennium.p….

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February 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Ted H. McCourtney, managing general partner of Venrock Associates, and Shirley Welsh Ryan, a national leader on disability issues, have been elected to the Board of Trustees of the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 16, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., the University of Notre Dame’s president, today announced the formation of the committee that will conduct the search for the University’s new athletic director.p….

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February 15, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Colleen Sullivan

Noted Italian architect Pier Carlo Bontempi will deliver the University ofNotre Dame School of Architecture’s annual John Burgee Lecture at 4:30 p.m.Wednesday (Feb. 16) in Bond Hall.p….

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