Elian Gonzalez: The raid by federal agents to take young Elian Gonzalez from the home of his Miami relatives was an “unjustified, unnecessary and excessive use of force,” says Jimmy Gurule , professor of law at Notre Dame and a former federal prosecutor. "The entire scene is frightening and…
David Shields, codirector of the University of Notre Dame’s new Center for Sport, Character and Culture, will present a lecture titled “Promoting Sociomoral Development Through Physical Education” at 1 p.m. Wednesday (May 3) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall, at Notre Dame.p….
James A. Spudich, professor of biochemistry at the Stanford University School of Medicine, will present a seminar at 4 p.m. Thursday (May 4) in the main auditorium of the Galvin Life Science Center at the University of Notre Dame.p….
The University of Notre Dame will honor Enrique V. Iglesias, president of the Inter-American Development Bank, with its inaugural Notre Dame Prize for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America May 9 (Tues.) at 5 p.m. in the rotunda of the University’s Main Building. The award was established with funds…
Scott C. Malpass, vice president for finance and chief investment officer of the University of Notre Dame, has received the James E. Armstrong Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association.p….
Benjamin F. Finley, Jr., a 1960 University of Notre Dame graduate, has received the William D. Reynolds Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association.p….
James P. Gruver and Gregory J. Matteo, 1993 and 1991 graduates respectively, have received this year’s Young Alumni Award from the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association.p….
The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Relations Group will present the 12th annual Hall Spirit Awards at a luncheon Friday (April 28).p….
Note to the media: For a review copy of the book, contact the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business at (219) 631-6072.p….
The 14th annual Fisher Hall Regatta will splash off at 1 p.m. April 29 (Saturday) on St. Mary’s Lake at the University of Notre Dame. The event is free and spectators are welcome.p….
Kerrie Johnson, a senior from Clarendon Hills, Ill., and Michael Downs, a senior from Helena, Mont., have been selected corecipients of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association’s Distinguished Student Award for 2000.p….
Jeanne M. Heffernan, a University of Notre Dame doctoral candidate in government and international studies, has won the Distinguished Graduate Student Award for 2000.p….
Award-winning author and poet Anthony Walton, a 1982 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (April 27) at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore in the Eck Center.p….
The University of Notre Dame’s Center for Nanoscience and Technology has received $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles for the study of information processing at the molecular level.p….
The University of Notre Dame’s Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning has honored 50 graduate student teachers for excellence in teaching with a new award.p….
“The Book of Life,” a new film by Hal Hartley (“Trust Amateur,” “Flirt,” “Henry Fool”), will be shown Wednesday (April 26) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art. The film is the last in a year-long series of millennial events sponsored by…
The William K. and Natalie O. Warren Golf Course at the University of Notre Dame will be dedicated May 1 (Monday) and will open to the public the following day.p….
Karen Richman, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship from the Newberry Library of Chicago for 2000-01. The six-month residential fellowship is intended to support “research and writing in any field relevant to the library’s collections.”p….
Martha Merritt, assistant professor of government and international studies at the University of Notre Dame, has received a research scholarship for the 2000-01 academic year from the Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies.p….
Miranda: The Miranda decision, which requires police to read suspects their rights, will be revisited this month by the Supreme Court in Dickerson v. U.S. Jimmy Gurule , professor of law at Notre Dame and a former federal prosecutor, says: "My view is that the Miranda warning is a…
Bill Spencer, Linbeck professor of civil engineering and geological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to a White House advisory committee studying strategies to strengthen science and technology collaborations between the United States and Japan.p….
Note to the media: To contact the students or Professor Myers, call (219) 631-3839.p….
David Cole, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on how age and gender affect children’s conceptions of themselves at 1 p.m. Wednesday (April 19) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall on campus.p….
Erhard Winkler, professor emeritus of civil engineering and geological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, recently presented an invited lecture on the weathering of marble at the University of Göttingen in Germany.p….
Tuesday, April 11, 2000 p. Cheers and champagne filled the St. Paul Pioneer Press newsroom on Monday as the newspaper celebrated its third Pulitzer Prize.p. Sports reporter George Dohrmann claimed journalism’s top honor for coverage of academic fraud within the University of Minnesota men’s basketball program. Dohrmann, 27, won…
George Dohrmann, a 1995 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, won a Pulitzer Prize Monday (April 10) for beat reporting.p….
Nine distinguished figures from the fields of education, the arts, science business, civic affairs, and government, and from the Catholic Church, will join principal speaker Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations, as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s 155th Commencement May 21 (Sunday).p….
The Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy will host a free continuing legal education program on “Ethics in Public and Professional Life” from 3-4:30 p.m. April 18 (Tuesday) in the Notre Dame Law School’s Barry Moot Courtroom.p….
Brian Timothy Fitzpatrick, a 1997 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a Joshua Montgomery Sears, Jr., Prize by Harvard Law School. Fitzpatrick is the first Notre Dame graduate to win the prize.p….