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Most Caring Athletes : Bryant Young & Junior Bryant

Author: By Dennis McCafferty

Football: San Francisco 49ers Make the most of a second chance p. There is a flash of light: The water heater’s pilot goes bad again at a relative’s house, so Junior Bryant and his mom try to restart it. Then comes the explosion — everything is scalding heat and…

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September 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

p. The University of Notre Dame has become the first Catholic university to raise more than $1 billion in a fund-raising campaign.p….

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September 28, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the University of Notre Dame will host the release of a 2001 pictorial calendar published by a group of breast cancer survivors Monday (Oct. 2) at 10 a.m. at the “Cancer Survivor Tree” north of the Eck Center on the Notre…

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September 27 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

The Office of Student Affairs at the University of Notre Dame will conduct a series of focus groups with students, faculty and administrators to examine student alcohol abuse and its consequences.p….

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Thomas Swartz, professor of economics and a faculty fellow in the Institute for Educational Initiatives (IEI) at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on the impact of high schools on students attending elite colleges and universities at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 26) in the James Coleman Conference Room,…

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Sr. Frances B. O’Connor, C.S.C., adjunct professor of religious studies at Holy Cross College, will give a lecture entitled “When Sleeping Women Awake” Tues. (Oct. 3) at 7:30 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library auditorium lounge.p….

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $100,000 gift from Jacobo R. Tefel, a 1954 alumnus from Guatemala City, Guatemala, to establish a scholarship to assist outstanding Notre Dame students from Central America.p….

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

John C. Cavadini, associate professor and chair of theology at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed director of the Institute for Church Life (ICL) by Nathan O. Hatch, University provost.p….

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Leading finance scholars will be joined by practitioners, regulators and exchange economists for a conference Thursday-Friday (Sept. 28-29) at the University of Notre Dame on pricing, spreads, liquidity, after hours trading and other topics of relevance on the American and European stock exchanges.p….

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September 26, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

For the first time, astronomers have resolved the visible blast wave produced by a gamma-ray burst. By taking advantage of a fortuitous cosmic alignment, a team of scientists led by a University of Notre Dame astrophysicist was able to focus the light from a gamma-ray event some half-way across…

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September 26 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has awarded its Ipatieff Prize to Joan F. Brennecke, professor of chemical engineering at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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The Opening of the Evangelical Mind

Author: Alan Wolfe

On June 29, 1989, in Providence, Rhode Island, Deborah Weisman graduated from Nathan Bishop Middle School. “God of the free, hope of the brave,” Rabbi Leslie Gutterman offered in the graduation’s ceremonial prayer, "for the legacy of America where diversity is celebrated and the rights of minorities are protected,…

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Olympics put Australia on world stage

Author: By Lyn Spillman and Russell Faeges

American television is transmitting many images of koalas, kangaroos and the Sydney Opera House as the Olympics Games in Sydney unfold. But what lies behind these symbols of Australia, and how do Australians really see themselves as they host the 2000 Olympics and briefly draw the world’s attention?p. The…

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September 25 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Sandra M. Gustafson, associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, examines the traditions and cultural implications of speech in the early history of the United States in her new book, “Eloquence is Power: Oratory and Performance in Early America.”p….

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September 25, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $1 million pledge from Philip J. Faccenda, life trustee and former vice president and general counsel of the University, to establish an endowed chair for priest scholars of the Congregation of Holy Cross.p….

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September 22, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Rosetta Hayes, assistant professor of English at Indiana State University, will discuss her research on the narratives of former antebellum slaves during a visit to the University of Notre Dame Tuesday (Sept. 26).p….

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September 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

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Making cents: The New York Stock Exchange’s switch from pricing in dollars and fractions to dollars and cents is a positive development for investors, says Paul Schultz , John W. and Maude Clarke Professor of Finance at Notre Dame. "The change will make it easier for investors to follow…

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September 21, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

p. Joseph T. Mendelson, Sr., of Santa Barbara, Calif., has established a $2.5-million endowment for the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Sport, Character&Culture.p….

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School Day: An MBA is still key to a successful career

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I had never heard of a villanelle, let alone felt the need to write one. Yet there I was, somewhere deep in the second week of my freshman composition class, staring at a blank sheet of paper, angrily attempting to set down a few coherent lines in this ancient…

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September 20 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David M. Shribman will deliver a lecture titled “The Politics of Entertainment and the Entertainment of Politics,” Sept. 26 (Tuesday) at 7:30 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. The talk is free and open to the public.p….

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September 20, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Meghan Hurley

“Indecent Liberties,” a book by Robert Schmuhl, professor of American studies and director of the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy at the University of Notre Dame, is in its second printing and now in paperback for the fall 2000 presidential campaign.p….

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September 20, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) has received a $5 million grant from the MacNeal Health Foundation for a unique initiative both to study and serve the Latino communities of the Chicago area.p….

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September 20, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

p. University of Notre Dame graduates Lori Miller and Matt King have earned berths on the U.S. cycling team for the XIth Paralympic Games, Oct. 18-29 in Sydney, Australia.p….

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September 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Amy Dean, executive officer of the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in California’s Silicon Valley, will present the annual Steelworkers Lloyd McBride Lecture, this year titled, “Do New Economy Workers Need Unions?” at 8 p.m. Wednesday (Sept. 20) in 102 DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The…

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September 19 , 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

One of America’s premier instrumental ensembles, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 28 (Thurs.) in the Hesburgh Library Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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September 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The 20th annual Industry Day, a job fair and placement program in the College of Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is bringing representatives from more than 80 companies—the most ever—to campus Tuesday-Thursday (Sept. 19-21).p….

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September 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Leading philosophers and theologians will gather this week for a three-day conference at the University of Notre Dame titled “Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives from Ethics and Epistemology.”p….

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September 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Archbishop John P. Foley, president of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications and author of the Vatican document “Ethics in Advertising,” will deliver a lecture at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 (Tuesday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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September 19, 2000 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Kevin Misiewicz, associate professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame, has been reappointed ombudsperson for discriminatory harassment complaints at the University.p….

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University to host international teleconference celebrating the life of Henri Nouwen

Author: Dennis Moore

In celebration of the life of Henri Nouwen—Catholic priest, teacher, influential spiritual writer, and pastor—the University of Notre Dame and its Center for Social Concerns are collaborating with a number of partners in hosting an international teleconference, “Henri Nouwen’s Passion and Spirituality,” at 11 a.m. (EST) on September 29…

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