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January 31, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The influence of advertising on children is multidimensional and potentially quite powerful, affecting not just their purchasing desires but also their opinions when using products, according to new research by Elizabeth S. Moore, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame. In a study of elementary school…

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January 30, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

International ceramic sculptor Peter Voulkos is an artist-in-residence at the University of Notre Dame this week and will present a lecture on his work at 4 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 1) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art on campus. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Department of…

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January 30, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Actor and activist Derrick Ashong will present a lecture titled “Killing Cool: Igniting the Soul of Society” Feb. 7 (Wednesday) at 6:45 p.m. in the LaFortune Ballroom at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, which is being presented as part of Black History Month 2001 and Notre Dame’s…

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January 30, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

A research project conducted by University of Notre Dame Chemistry Professor Dennis Jacobs on how better to teach 100-level General Chemistry is being featured nationally in print and on the Web as part of efforts to advance the scholarship of teaching and learning.p….

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January 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Tim Ryan and Charlie Holden-Corbett, a junior and a senior, respectively, in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame, have received a Communicator Award of Distinction for producing a public service announcement (PSA) titled “One Organization Can Make All the Difference.” Ryan and…

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January 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“Medieval Irish Lyrics,” edited and translated by Barbara Hughes Fowler, has been published by the University of Notre Dame Press.p….

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January 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Andrea Bartoli, vice president of the Community of Sant’ Egidio, will speak on “The View from Sant’ Egidio: Reflections on Peacebuilding and the Work for Justice in the Catholic Ecumenical Tradition” Sunday (Jan. 28) at 3 p.m. and Monday (Jan. 29) at 12 p.m., both times in Room 103…

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January 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $42,000 grant from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund of Washington, D.C., for two full tuition scholarships in the Mendoza College of Business’ master of business administration program during the 2001-2002 academic year.p….

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January 25, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: William G. Gilroy

The Mission Operations Directorate at NASA’s Johnson Space Center has appointed 10 new flight directors, including University of Notre Dame alumna Annette P. Hasbrook.p….

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January 25, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Accounting students from the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College are taking part in Notre Dame’s 30th annual Vivian Harrington Gray Tax Assistance Program beginning Feb. 10 (Sat.).p….

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January 25, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: William G. Gilroy

Kevin G. Connors, general partner and founder of Spray Venture Partners, will deliver a public lecture at 12:50 p.m. on Feb. 5 (Monday) in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium (Room 101) at the University of Notre Dame. His talk, "Health Care Technology and Venture Capital: Engineering to Improve the Quality…

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January 25, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

William G. Gilroy has been appointed assistant director of public relations and information at the University of Notre Dame. He will cover science, engineering and related research at the University.p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

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Wasting no time, the Bush administration put its education agenda on the table this week, quickly followed by a counterproposal from moderate Democrats in Congress. The following Notre Dame faculty members can offer insights and perspectives on a wide array of issues relevant to educational reform.p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

A lecture series titled “E-Commerce and Beyond” will bring eight experts in the field to the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame between Feb. 9 and April 20.p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

p. Producer, director and screenwriter Nancy De Los Santos will present and discuss her new documentary, “The Bronze Screen: 100 Years of Latino Image in Hollywood Cinema,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 30) in the ETS Theater of McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The presentation had…

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a gift of wireless phones and airtime worth $120,000 from Centennial Wireless of Fort Wayne, Ind. to support a research project on predicting and preventing child neglect by adolescent mothers.p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Pianist Maria Stäblein, assistant professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, will perform Feb. 11 (Sunday) at 4 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art on campus . The program will include the complete preludes of Frédéric Chopin (Op.28) and Alexander Scriabin (Op.11).p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, has announced the members of the University’s new Academic and Student Life Advisory Committee.p….

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Ethan Haimo, professor of music theory and composition at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture and recital titled “How to Listen to Bach Fugues,” Sunday (Jan. 28) at 2 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library Faculty Lounge on campus. The lecture and recital are free and open…

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January 24, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

The Swedish Radio Orchestra and Choir will perform Feb. 15 (Thursday) at 8 p.m. in the O’Laughlin Auditorium on the Saint Mary’s College campus. The concert, which will feature a performance of Verdi’s “Requiem,” is cosponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s provost office and the Notre Dame and…

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January 23, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Angelo Capozzi, M.D., a 1956 University of Notre Dame graduate and cofounder of Rotaplast, International, Inc., a world community service project which performs free reconstructive surgery on underprivileged children, will receive the 2001 Dr. Thomas A. Dooley Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association.p….

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January 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Betsy McEneaney, an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will lecture on “Historical and Ecological Perspectives on Charter School Reforms” at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 23) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall, at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Over to you, President Bush

Author: Robert Schmuhl

Theodore Roosevelt, whose vigor as president prompted an observer to describe him as “a steam engine in trousers,” once remarked that “if there is not the great occasion, you don’t get the great statesman; if Lincoln had lived in times of peace, no one would know his name now.”p….

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January 19, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Fabian E. Udoh, assistant professor in the Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship from the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem.p….

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January 19, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Bruce Cumings, Norman and Edna Freehling Professor of History at the University of Chicago, will present a lecture titled “Democracy from the Bottom Up: The Virtues of Political Conflict in Korea and East Asia” at 7 p.m. Monday (Jan. 22) in Room 131 of DeBartolo Hall at the University…

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January 18, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

The Corporation for National Service presented its Higher Education Award for Leadership in National Service today (Jan. 18) to the University of Notre Dame and six other institutions of higher learning.p. "Higher education is uniquely positioned to provide leadership on so many fronts in service and service-learning—calling Americans, young and…

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January 18, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Several recent University of Notre Dame graduates serving as Holy Cross Associates in Chile are featured in “Church Without Borders,” an hour-long television documentary produced for the Catholic Communication Campaign and now airing nationwide on ABC network affiliates.p….

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January 18, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

April Lower, a culinary apprentice in Food Services at the University of Notre Dame, has been named Junior Chef of the Year 2000 by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) South Bend Professional Chefs and Cooks Association. Lower also has been nominated for the ACF Central Region Junior Chef of…

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