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Constitutional law scholars to discuss school choice

Author: Dennis Brown

Richard and Nicole Garnett, constitutional law scholars in the Notre Dame Law School, will make a joint presentation titled “School Choice and the First Amendment” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (April 3) in the Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall, on campus.p. The talk is sponsored by the Program on…

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Earley To Deliver Engineering Lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

Anthony F. Earley, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer of DTE Energy and its principal operating subsidiary, Detroit Edison Company, will deliver a public lecture at 12:50 p.m. April 6 (Friday) in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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1996 alum to receive Young Alumni Award

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Michelle Strathman, a 1996 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will receive this year’s Young Alumni Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association at a luncheon April 26 on campus.p….

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LA priest to discuss innovative programs to assist Latino gang members

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Greg Boyle, S.J., founder and director of a widely acclaimed youth violence prevention program in East Los Angeles, will discuss his innovative efforts to assist Latino gang members at 6:30 p.m. April 10 (Tuesday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.p….

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Lear To Lecture On Philosophy And Psychoanalysis

Author: William G. Gilroy

Jonathan Lear, a philosopher and psychoanalyst who is the John U. Nef Distinguished Professor and a member of the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, will visit the University of Notre Dame April 5-6 (Thursday-Friday) for a lecture and seminar.p….

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Offices of Residence Life and Student Residences merge

Author: Dennis Brown

The offices of Residence Life and Student Residences at the University of Notre Dame will merge as the office of Residence Life and Housing effective July 1.p. The merger will provide greater support and services for students and residence hall staff by combining resources and expertise, according to Rev….

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Notre Dame Opera to present Handel's Xerxes

Author: Caitlin Allen

The University of Notre Dame Opera will present Handel’s “Xerxes” in two performances Friday and Saturday (March 30 and 31) at 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus.p….

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ESPN Classic to commemorate 70th anniversary of Rockne's death

Author: Dennis Brown

The 70th anniversary of the death of legendary Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne will be commemorated in a special one-hour program at 7 p.m. Wednesday (March 28) on the cable television sports channel ESPN Classic.p. Titled “SportsCenter Flashback: The Death of Knute Rockne,” the show will focus on…

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New fellowship program aims to foster political civility

Author: Julie Hail Flory

An innovative new graduate fellowship program at the University of Notre Dame aims to reduce the rancor in American politics by offering students the opportunity to pursue advanced studies in journalism and public policy with an emphasis on cultivating a gentler political climate in the nation.p….

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Author to discuss twenty years in a Moroccan jail

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Malika Oufkir, coauthor of the international bestseller “La Prisonni√®re,” will discuss the book at 4:45 p.m. April 11 (Wednesday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. The discussion, which will be followed by a reception and book signing, is free…

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Brandenberger to lecture on community-based learning

Author: Caitlin Allen

Jay Bradenberger, director of experiential learning and developmental research in the Center for Social Concerns at the University of Notre Dame, will lecture on “Moral and Civic Learning in Higher Education” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday (March 27) in the James Coleman Conference Room, 1024 Flanner Hall, on campus.p. Bradenberger…

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University of Edinburgh scholar to deliver lecture Tuesday

Author: Dennis Brown

David Carr, professor of philosophy of education at the University of Edinburgh, will deliver a lecture at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday (March 27) in Room 119 O’Shaughnessy Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p. Titled “Moral and Personal Identity,” the lecture is free and open to the public and can…

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Pianist To Give Recital on Sunday

Author: Caitlin Allen

Sergei Babayan will present a piano recital at 2 p.m. Sunday (March 25) in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame. The program includes piano arrangements of songs by Leo Janacek, Edvard Grieg and Franz Schubert (transcriptions by Franz Liszt), as…

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Monsignor George G. Higgins to receive the 2001 Laetare Medal

Author: Michael O. Garvey

p. Monsignor George G. Higgins, the scholar, activist and foremost “labor priest” of the Catholic Church in America, has been awarded the University’s Laetare Medal for the year 2001. Msgr. Higgins will receive the medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics, during the University’s 156th…

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Artist and author Carmen Lomas Garza to make three presentations

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Noted artist and author Carmen Lomas Garza will make three presentations Monday-Wednesday (March 26-28) at the University of Notre Dame. Sponsored by the Institute for Latino Studies and the Snite Museum of Art, the programs will be presented at no charge:p….

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President Bush nominates ND law professor for key Treasury Department post

Author: Dennis Brown

President Bush has nominated Jimmy Gurule, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, to serve as undersecretary of enforcement in the Department of the Treasury.p. As the department’s principal law enforcement official, Gurule would oversee activities related to the efforts to prevent drug smuggling, counterfeiting, and the…

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Lecture to examine bioethics in healthcare

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., associate professor of philosophy at Georgetown University and senior scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, will give a lecture titled “Organizational Ethics: A New Frontier for Bioethics and Medicine” at 4 p.m. Friday (March 23) in the McKenna Hall auditorium on campus. The lecture,…

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Science, Arts and Letters Career Fairs Scheduled for March 27-28

Author: William G. Gilroy

Students at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to discuss jobs and internships with representatives from more than 140 companies nationwide at two career fairs March 27-28 on the concourse of the Joyce Center.p. The first College of Science fair, from noon-5 p.m. March 27, will host…

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Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Notre Dame President Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., will preside and Rev. Jim Lies, C.S.C, Conor’s formerrector in Zahm Hall, will deliver the homily. Sacred music will beperformed by the combined campus choirs.p. Conor died Jan. 31 after a yearlong battle with leukemia.p….

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Glee Club to perform spring concert March 22-23

Author: Kristen D'Arcy

The University of Notre Dame Glee Club will perform its annual spring concert Thursday and Friday (March 22-23) at 8 p.m. in Washington Hall on campus. The Thursday concert is free and open to the public, and there will be a $3 general admission charge for Friday’s performance. Tickets…

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Symposium to examine diversity on campus

Author: Dennis Brown

Herman Blake and Emily Moore, cofounders of Scholars for Educational Excellence and Diversity, Inc., and faculty members at Iowa State University, will lead a symposium on campus diversity Thursday-Friday (March 22-23) at the University of Notre Dame.p. Titled “Conceptualizing Diversity in Higher Education for a New Millennium,” the symposium…

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Program of Liberal Studies to mark 50th anniversary of Great Books major

Author: Dennis Brown

A conference culminating a yearlong 50th-anniversary celebration of the Program of Liberal Studies and Great Books major at the University of Notre Dame will take place April 4-5 (Wednesday-Thursday) in the McKenna Hall auditorium on campus. Titled “Liberal Learning and the Great Books,” the conference is free and open…

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History professor earns White House Fellowship

Author: Dennis Brown

The White House announced this week 12 recipients of White House Fellowships for 2001-02, including Mary E. Sarotte, assistant visiting professor of history at the University of Notre Dame.p. White House fellows are selected for their professional achievements, leadership ability, and proven commitment to public service, as well as…

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Partnership with local schools welcomes teachers to ND classrooms

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Teachers from South Bend and Mishawaka public and private elementary, middle and high schools will become students themselves in the coming months as they join the Spring 2001 seminar series Teachers as Scholars at the University of Notre Dame.p. Teachers as Scholars brings kindergarten-through-12th -grade teachers into the university classroom…

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