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July 31, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Fernand N. Dutile, professor in the Notre Dame Law School, has been appointed chair of the University’s Faculty Board on Athletics by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president.p. Dutile (known to all as “Tex”) also will be Notre Dame’s Faculty Athletic Representative to the National Collegiate Athletic Association…

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Unweaving the World Wide Web

Author: By BBC News Online internet reporter Mark Ward

A study of the way the internet is connected has revealed a previously unknown vulnerability.p. US physicists say although the internet copes well with attacks on random parts it fares badly when the most richly interconnected nodes are targeted.p. In simulations, knocking out the top 4% most interconnected nodes…

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July 27, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matt Hendrick

Susan Olson, a doctoral student in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, received a Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship for the 2000-01 academic year.p….

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July 27, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matt Hendrick

Rebecca Glatz, a senior in the Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a Goldwater Scholar for the 2000-01 academic year.p….

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July 27, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A Notre Dame Law School expert in antitrust and copyright law agrees with the ruling Wednesday that shuts down the Internet music distribution clearinghouse Napster, and a management professor at the University adds that, regardless of the ruling, the technology isn’t going away and record companies must find a…

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Web's Achilles' Heel Could be Targeted By Attacks

Author: By David Bradley

July 25, 2000— Cyberterrorists could exploit a feature of the Internet that normally keeps it up and running to bring the entire system to a grinding halt, according to a report in this weekis Nature.p. According to Albert-Laszlo Barabasi of Notre Dame University in Indiana, the Internet and the…

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Herculean Internet and Web Have Achilles' Heels

Author: John Roach

The Internet and World Wide Web are communications networks that have unleashed unprecedented wealth and connectivity to millions of people around the world. But a well-planned attack could bring these kings of the “new economy” to their knees.p. It was thought that networks with distributed resource management, such as…

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Experts probe Net's natural defenses

Author: Alan Boyle

The Internet’s organic structure explains why it’s so resistant to random failures, but researchers now say those same features make it vulnerable to cyberattacks. The findings could help security experts strengthen weak links in the Net’s chain.p. THE LATEST STUDY, published in Thursday’s issue of the journal Nature, builds…

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'Self-Assembly' Leaves Large Networks Vulnerable to Attack, Study Finds

Author: Florence Olsen

A report in today’s issue of the journal Nature describes a fundamental principle of self-organizing systems that helps explain why the Internet and the Web, like some other communications networks, are sitting ducks for saboteurs.p. Researchers led by *Albert-Laszle Barabasi, an associate professor of physics at the University of…

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July 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matt Hendrick

Summer Commencement exercises for 302 graduating University of Notre Dame students will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 4 (Friday) in the concourse of the Joyce Center.p….

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News and views from the University of Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

Missile defense: A Notre Dame political scientist says the recent missile defense test failure makes it clear that much more research is needed before proceeding with such a system. But the real issue, according to Daniel Lindley , assistant professor of government and international studies, is strategic and political,…

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July 20, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR) at the Notre Dame Law School has received a grant to fund a clerkship program at the InternationalCriminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania.p….

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July 14, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Word has been received of the death of Thomas A. Coleman, a member of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and a 1956 alumnus of the University.p….

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July 14, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Brian J. Murray of Sylvania, Ohio, a graduate of the Notre Dame Law School class of 2000, has received the school’s highest honor, the Col. William J. Hoynes Prize.p….

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July 13, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Roger D. Huang has relinquished a chaired professorship at Vanderbilt University to accept the new Kenneth R. Meyer Chair in Global Investment Management in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. A leading authority on all aspects of international financial markets, Huang also has been…

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July 13, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring the University of Notre Dame’s former president, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., will be broadcast live locally at 1 p.m. (EST) today (Thursday, July 13) on WNDU-TV (channel 16, channel 8 on ATcable).p….

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July 12, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

R. Scott Appleby, professor of history and director the University of Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, has been appointed John M. Regan, Jr. director of the University’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.p….

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July 12, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Charles R. Loving has been appointed director of the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art, according to Nathan O. Hatch, provost of the University.p….

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July 12, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

In his last official act as Notre Dame’s director of student activities, Joseph A. Cassidy announced the establishment of a special student award honoring Sr. Jean Lenz, O.S.F., assistant vice president for student affairs.p….

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July 11, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. William D. Seetch, C.S.C., has been appointed religious superior of the Congregation of Holy Cross priests and brothers at the University of Notre Dame. In the position, he also will serve as a Trustee and Fellow of the University.p….

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July 11, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Cardinal Roger Mahony, archbishop of Los Angeles, will preside at two ceremonies celebrating the embarkation of 151 Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) teachers for volunteer service in understaffed Catholic schools.p….

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July 11, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Matt Hendrick

Brian Fitzpatrick, a 1997 University of Notre Dame graduate, has received the Fay Diploma for achieving the highest combined grade point average in three years of study at Harvard Law School. He was graduated during commencement ceremonies June 8.p….

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July 11, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

More than 80 high school students from across the United States and around the world have arrived at the University of Notre Dame to participate in Summer Experience , a new study program for academically gifted seniors-to-be.p….

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July 10, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Cynthia Day

Arvind Varma, Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, received the 2000 Chemical Engineering Lectureship Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) at its annual meeting June 20.p….

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July 6, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Paula Tkac, assistant professor of finance and business economics at the University of Notre Dame, has received the William F. Sharpe Best Paper Award from the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis (JFQA).p….

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July 6, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Montana’s governor, Marc Racicot, will be the principal speaker at a graduation ceremony for volunteer teachers in the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) program July 15 (Sat.) at 2 p.m. in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business.p….

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July 6, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: : Matt Hendrick

The Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore will hold a late-night celebration Friday (July 7) of the much-anticipated release of the newest book in the Harry Potter series.p….

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