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February 28, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Ava Preacher, assistant dean for undergraduate studies in the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, will serve as the University’s first resource person for victims of sexual assault, according to Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., vice president for Student Affairs.p….

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February 28, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

As Secretary of State Colin Powell returns from the Middle East intent on shifting U.S. policy toward Iraq to a “smart sanctions” strategy, questions arise as to what such a new approach might entail.p….

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February 28, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Liam Kelly, senior lecturer of art and design at the University of Ulster, Ireland, will present a lecture titled “Northern Irish Art: Acts of Interrogation” at 3 p.m. Monday (March 5) in Room 119 of DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 27, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: William G. Gilroy

The Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair will be Saturday (March 3) at Stepan Center at the University of Notre Dame. The fair will be open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m.p….

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February 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

More than 150 students from across the country and around the world will meet Thursday-Sunday (March 1-4) for the third annual National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Barbara Searle, assistant professional specialist for teaching in the psychology department at the University of Notre Dame, will give a lecture titled “Attachment Theory and Possible Implications for the Classroom” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (Feb. 27) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall, on campus.p….

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February 26, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin Allen

p. “Getting Through Sundays,” a poem by University of Notre Dame poet Sonia G. Gernes, will be featured Saturday (March 3) on The Writer’s Almanac, a public radio program hosted by Garrison Keillor.p….

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February 23, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

David N. Keightley, professor emeritus of history and East Asian languages at the University of California, Berkeley, will present a lecture titled “The Pre-history and Early History of China at the Turn of the Millennium: Chineseness in the Making” at 7 p.m. March 1 (Thursday) in Room 131 of…

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February 23, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

University of Notre Dame graduate Daniel Kelly and his wife, Rosemary, founders of a rehabilitation center for the seriously mentally ill, will receive the second annual Hesburgh Award for Business Ethics on March 7 (Wednesday) from Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business.p….

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February 23, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Cellist Karen Buranskas, associate professor of music at the University of Notre Dame, will perform a recital with pianist Maria Stäblein, visiting assistant professor of music at Notre Dame, at 2 p.m. March 4 (Sunday) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art on campus.p….

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February 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Students choose to attend Notre Dame for many reasons, but the University’s strong academic reputation ranks as by far the most important factor, according to an annual survey of college freshmen conducted by the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA.p….

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February 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Distance learning courses in higher education provide students with more options, convenience and flexibility, but there simply is no getting around the fact that they’re…well, distant, and consequently lacking in personal interaction between professors and students.p….

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February 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Caitlin Allen

Peter Horvath, an associate attorney in the South Bend law firm Konopa&Murphy, has been appointed assistant director of the Career Services office for the University of Notre Dame Law School.p….

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February 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: William G. Gilroy

Brooke E. Norton, a junior from Glendora, Calif., has been elected the first female student body president at the University of Notre Dame. She and vice president-elect Brian Moscona, a sophomore from Baton Rouge, La., captured 56 percent of the vote in a run-off election on Feb. 15 and…

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February 22, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Aideen O’Leary, visiting assistant professor of Irish history and a faculty fellow in the Keough Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “John the Baptist and Apocalyptic Travel in 11th Century Ireland” at 3 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 23) in Room…

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February 21, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Russell A. Berman of Stanford University, an innovator in using technology in the study of culture, will visit the University of Notre Dame next week as part of the Provost’s Series on eLearning.p….

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February 21, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Phyllis Vos Wezeman, a former faculty member in the Department of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, is the coauthor of a new book titled “Finding Your Way After Your Child Dies.”p. Published last month by Ave Maria Press, the book offers parents advice for dealing with grief after…

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February 21, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

The University of Notre Dame Symphony Orchestra will present its Winter Concert at 8 p.m. March 1 (Thursday) at Washington Hall on campus. Titled “Viennese Masters,” the concert is free and open to the public.p….

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February 20, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The nation’s oldest Collegiate Jazz Festival, now in its 43rd year, returns to the University of Notre Dame Feb. 28 (Wed.) and March 2-3 (Fri.-Sat.) featuring 10 collegiate bands competing before a panel of distinguished judges.p….

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February 20, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Curtis W. Kamman, former U.S. ambassador to Colombia, Bolivia and Chile, will present a lecture titled “The Colombia Conundrum: U.S. Policy Choices” at 4:15 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 22) in Room C-103 of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 19, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

p. A recently acquired collection of 18th- and 19th-century New Mexican santos—paintings and sculptures of Christ and the saints—will open Thursday (Feb. 22) at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art with a lecture by the prominent artist, author and anthropologist Charles Carrillo.p….

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Why there's growth in trade

Author: Tim Whitehead

Why is it that your job seems to depend more and more upon global economic conditions and less and less on what’s happening in your own community? There was a time, beyond living memories, when a good year was determined by a good harvest. Now, Asian meltdowns affect interest rates,…

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Newsmaker: Ken Milani and the Tax Assistance Program

Author: Ken Milani

Ken Milani, professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame and faculty coordinator of the Tax Assistance Program, is this week’s Newsmaker. p. Q. When did the Tax Assistance Program start and why?p. A. The Tax Assistance Program (TAP) started in 1972. Its purpose is to provide free…

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February 16, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Brett Perkins from Cerro Gordo, Ill., and April Langley from New York, N.Y., have received the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association’s Distinguished Student and Distinguished Graduate Student Awards for 2001. Both were honored this week with a reception on campus hosted by Notre Dame’s president, Rev. Edward A….

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February 16, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Television personality and University of Notre Dame graduate Regis Philbin has made a $2.75-million gift to his alma mater for the creation of a studio theater in the Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.p….

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February 16, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Word has been received of the death of Francesco “Frank” Montana, retired professor and chair of the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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February 16, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Moore

Northeast Neighborhood residents and University of Notre Dame staff and students will celebrate the grand opening of the new, University-sponsored Community Learning Center, in the former Goodwill Building on North Eddy Street, beginning at 4 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 21).p….

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February 16, 2001 - Newswire Release

Author: Dennis Brown

Television personality and University of Notre Dame graduate Regis Philbin has made a $2.75-million gift to his alma mater for the creation of a studio theater in the Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.p….

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