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Panel to discuss journalism in wake of terrorist attacks

Author: Dennis Brown

“American Journalism After September 11” will be the subject of a public forum Monday (Nov. 5) at the University of Notre Dame.p. The forum, featuring members of the advisory committee of Notre Dame’s John W. Gallivan Program on Journalism, Ethics&Democracy, will begin at 3 p.m. in Room 100 of…

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Winner of Feminist Jurisprudence Writing Competititon to present paper

Author: Dennis Brown

Shefali Milczarek-Desai, a 2001 graduate of the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, will present her winning entry in the Notre Dame Law School’s 2001 Feminist Jurisprudence Writing Competition at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 6) in the Law School’s Barry Moot Courtroom.p. Milczarek-Desai, now…

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Boeing vice chair to deliver lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

Harry C. Stonecipher, vice chairman of The Boeing Company, will deliver a lecture titled “Overcoming Your Advantages” at 2:45 p.m. Friday (Nov. 2) in room 141 of DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture is being sponsored by Notre Dame’s Society for Women Engineers and Student…

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Father Bourgeois to lecture on School of the Americas

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rev. Roy Bourgeois, M.M., founder of the School of the Americas (SOA) Watch, will give a lecture Friday (Nov.2) at 4 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library. Father Bourgeois will speak on peacemaking, the poor of Latin America, American foreign policy, and…

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Series features Seamus Deane on Ireland's religious conversion

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Seamus Deane, the Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is the featured speaker for the Saturday Scholar Series presentation before Saturday’s Notre Dame-Tennessee football game. Because of the 2:30 p.m. kickoff, the lecture will be at 11 a.m., in the auditorium…

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Work begins on renovation of Hesburgh Library basement

Author: Dennis Brown

Demolition work in the basement of the Hesburgh Library at the University of Notre Dame began Oct. 22 and is expected to be completed at the end of February, when renovation and reconfiguration of the area will begin.p. The lower-level construction project will provide new space for study, library…

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Paul Griffiths to lecture on lying

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Paul J. Griffiths, Schmitt Professor of Catholic Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will give a lecture entitled “On Lying and Truth-Telling: Or, How and Why to Disown Speech” Tuesday (Oct. 30) at 4p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall auditorium.p….

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2 students named recipients of Fanning Scholarships

Author: Julia Monczunski

John Ewing, Jr., a management information systems major from New Roads, La., and Lara Szymula, a marketing major from Mount Pleasant, Mich., have been named the 2001 recipients of Eugene D. Fanning Scholarships at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Not to Worry. Real Men Can Cry

Author: NAOMI WAX

They cry before the camera, and they do so unapologetically.p. In the days following Sept. 11, television viewers were inundated with images of weeping men: Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald; the real estate mogul Larry Silverstein; David Emil, owner of the Windows on the World restaurant;…

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Don't doubt America's will to win a war

Author: Dan Lindley

The view that the United States is casualty intolerant is a dangerous myth. The United States is willing to fight, kill and be killed when U.S. interests are high. However, most persistent myths have some roots in reality. Here, the myth springs from the U.S. withdrawals from Lebanon and…

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Peace activist Jim Forest to direct retreat at Moreau Seminary

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Jim Forest, secretary of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, will lead a weekend retreat, “Christianity From the Bottom Up: Climbing the Ladder of the Beatitudes,” Nov. 9-11 (Friday-Sunday) in Moreau Seminary at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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University Club to host Castellino lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

Francis J. Castellino, dean of the College of Science and Kleiderer-Pezold Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss gene-related research Nov. 1 (Thursday) at the University Club on campus.p….

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Law School awards endowed chair to M. Cathleen Kaveny

Author: Dennis Brown

M. Cathleen Kaveny, a member of the Notre Dame Law School faculty since 1995, has been appointed the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at Notre Dame, according to Nathan O. Hatch, the University’s provost. The chaired professorship was established with a $5-million grant from the John P….

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A New Wave of Commanders

Author: Newsweek

Who’s in charge? Among others, a general, a ’soldier’s soldier’ and a shadow warrior p. *From Newsweek * Oct. 29The war against terrorism has no front line and will probably never lead to a decisive battle like the climactic last day of Operation Desert Storm, when Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf’s…

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Natural Law Institute presents lecture on negligence law

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Richard W. Wright, professor of law at Chicago-Kent College of Law, will present a lecture titled “Justice and Reasonable Care in Negligence Law” at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 30) in the courtroom of the University of Notre Dame Law School.p….

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Management professor receives endowed chair

Author: Dennis Brown

Robert D. Bretz Jr., chair and professor of management at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the inaugural Giovanini Chair in Management in the Mendoza College of Business, according to Nathan O. Hatch, the University’s provost.p. “Bob has developed a well-deserved national reputation for scholarly excellence,” Hatch…

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Kelly to deliver engineering lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

John E. Kelly III, senior vice president and group executive of IBM’s Technology Group, will deliver a public lecture titled “Technology and the Future: Engineering Skills Required for the 21st Century” at 12:50 p.m. Oct. 29 (Monday) in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Teaching conference to feature Peter Yarrow mini-concert

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Elementary and secondary educators will convene Friday-Sunday (Oct. 26-28) at the University of Notre Dame for a conference titled “Excellence in Teaching: A Vocation of Learning and a Calling to Service.”p….

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Panel to discuss causes and consequences of Sept. 11 attacks

Author: Meg Daday

A panel discussion titled “The Economic Causes and Consequences of the September 11 Attacks” will be held Nov. 1 (Thursday) at 5 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Accountancy professor appointed faculty director of MSA Program

Author: Dennis Brown

Kevin Misiewicz, associate professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed faculty director of the Master of Science in Administration (MSA) Program in the Mendoza College of Business, according to Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the college.p. A member of the Notre Dame…

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Executive MBA Program ranked 30th worldwide by Financial Times

Author: Dennis Brown

The Executive MBA Program (EMBA) at the University of Notre Dame has been ranked 30th worldwide in the first survey of such programs by the Financial Times (FT) newspaper of London. Released today (Oct. 22), the survey was based on three major criteria:p. ? Career progression of graduates, with…

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Conference views stability, change in American schools

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives will host a national education forum titled “Stability and Change in American Education: Structures, Process, and Outcomes” Nov. 10 (Saturday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business.p….

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Father Scully appointed to Wilson Council

Author: William G. Gilroy

Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., executive vice president of the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to the Wilson Council, a prestigious group of private citizens who advise the trustees and staff of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.p….

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The End Game In Central Asia

Author: Kathleen Collins

In the war against terrorism, the Bush administration has so far focused on Osama bin Laden, his al Qaeda terrorist organization and the Taliban in Afghanistan. But the U.S. must now begin preparing for a potentially larger problem. Afghanistan is surrounded by weak states, and a durable peace in…

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Lecture series examines risks of privatizing Social Secuirty

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Economist Teresa Ghilarducci will be the featured speaker at the Saturday Scholar Series presentation Saturday (Oct. 20) at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture will begin at 10 a.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies and is titled "Social Security Reform: The Potential and…

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