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Cavanaugh Award will be presented to 1982 alumna

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Christine M. Cervenak, a 1982 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will receive the 2001 Rev. John J. Cavanaugh, C.S.C., Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association at a banquet on campus Oct. 5 (Friday).p….

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Acclaimed Irish novelist to read from forthcoming novel

Author: Julia Monczunski

Acclaimed Irish novelist John McGahern will read from his forthcoming novel “By the Lake” at 7 p.m. Oct. 9 (Tuesday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.Sponsored by Notre Dame’s Keough Institute for Irish Studies, the event is free and…

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British Shakespeare scholar appointed to McMeel Chair

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

p. p. Peter D. Holland, an internationally regarded Shakespearean scholar and director of The Shakespeare Institute at Stratford-upon-Avon, England, has been appointed to the McMeel Chair in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame. p. Holland’s primary appointment will be in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre,…

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Star Tribune editor to deliver lecture, serve as Journalist-in-Residence

Author: Dennis Brown

Tim McGuire, editor and senior vice president of the Star Tribune in Minneapolis-St. Paul, will deliver a lecture titled “A Search for Calling ? Can It Be Found in Journalism?” Oct. 9 (Tuesday) in the Hesburgh Library auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, which is free…

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Ford to deliver engineering lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

Celeste Volz Ford, founder and chief executive officer of Stellar Solutions, Inc., will deliver the first talk in the University of Notre Dame’s Distinguished Engineering Lecture Series for the 2001-02 academic year. Her presentation, titled “Engineer to Entrepreneur?It Isn’t All Rocket Science,” is scheduled for 12:50 p.m. Oct. 12…

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Merz selected to receive Humboldt Award

Author: William G. Gilroy

James L. Merz, Frank M. Freimann Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award for senior U. S. scientists.p….

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Former chairman of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation to speak Oct. 3

Author: Meg Daday

p. John J. McDonough, a 1958 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and former chairman of the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF), will give a presentation titled “Impacting the World: Leadership and Career in Non-profits” Wednesday (Oct. 3) at noon in Room 119 of O’Shaughnessy Hall…

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1960 alum to receive 2001 Rosenthal Award

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Terrence E. Keating, a 1960 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will receive the 2001 Richard A. Rosenthal Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association at a lunch reception on campus Oct. 4 (Thursday).p….

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United Way Campaign Kickoff set for Thursday

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame’s 2001 “Caring Close to Home” United Way Campaign Kickoff will take place Thursday (Sept. 27) from 7-9 a.m. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the concourse of the Joyce Center.p. Representatives of St. Joseph County United Way (UW) agencies will be in attendance explaining programs…

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Fresh air from the Supremes

Author: Richard W. Garnett

No one is surprised, but all those committed to meaningful education reform should be relieved: The Supreme Court announced this morning that it will decide whether the Constitution permits Ohio to empower parents, and to better educate under-served and low-income children, through the path-breaking Cleveland school-choice program. Finally. p….

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Mother of anti-gay victim to speak on campus

Author: Meg Daday

Activist Judy Shepard, whose 21-year-old son Matthew was the victim of a 1998 anti-gay hate murder, will speak Thursday (Sept. 27) at 7:30 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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University Club to host Navari lecture

Author: William G. Gilroy

Rudolph M. Navari, associate dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss medical ethics Oct. 4 (Thursday) at the University Club at Notre Dame.p….

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Mendoza College of Business Partners with MeansBusiness

Author: Meg Daday

The Executive MBA Program (EMBA) in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business recently entered into a partnership with MeansBusiness, the largest source of expert business ideas in the world.p….

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Book examines Greek influence on Judaism

Author: Meg Daday

Although Judaism remained separate from Greek culture, its effect on Israeli Jews in the Greco-Roman world was complex. In a collection of essays titled “Hellenism in the Land of Israel,” recently published by the University of Notre Dame Press, 13 contributing authors explore the intricacies of this relationship.p….

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Organist Christian Ringendahl to perform at Notre Dame

Author: Meg Daday

Christian Ringendahl, visiting organist at the University of Notre Dame, will present a concert of sacred and secular music Sunday (Sept. 23) at 8 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at Notre Dame. The first concert in Notre Dame’s 2001-02 Guest Artist Series, the performance is free…

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Endowment to fund endeavors in economics, Catholic values

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

The University of Notre Dame has received a $1-million gift from the Seng Foundation of Atlanta to establish the Seng Foundation Endowment for Market-Based Programs and Catholic Values in the College of Arts and Letters.p….

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University Culinary Apprentice Receives Recognition

Author: Julia Monczunski

Heather Schmitt, a culinary apprentice at the University of Notre Dame, has been named Junior Chef of the Year 2001 by the American Culinary Federation’s South Bend Chefs and Cooks Association.p….

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Carroll brothers commit $300,000 to endow athletic grants-in-aid

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a commitment of $300,000 from Jim and Billy Carroll of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to endow athletic grants-in-aid at the University. Jim Carroll is the current president of Notre Dame’s national Monogram Club.p….

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Lecture series changes to reflect news of the day

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

The inaugural Saturday Scholar Series event at the University of Notre Dame has been rescheduled as a panel discussion of University specialists on peace building, American politics and Islam titled “Responses to Terrorism: Perspectives on the September 11 Tragedy.”p….

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Shakespeare play rescheduled for November

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Actors from the London Stage, originally scheduled at the University of Notre Dame this weekend, has been rescheduled for Nov. 8-10 (Thursday-Saturday) at Riley High School.p….

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Football game to include activities on behalf of attack victims

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame’s home football game Saturday (Sept. 22) against Michigan State will be marked by prayer, song, and fund-raising on behalf of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.p. Some 300 students, as well as Notre Dame Stadium personnel, will take up a collection during…

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Second panel to discuss terrorist attacks Thursday

Author: Meg Daday

“After September 11: Christian and Muslim Holy Wars,” the second in a series of panels examining the tragic events of last week, has been rescheduled for Thursday (Sept. 20) at 7:30 p.m. in 101 DeBartolo Hall at the University of Notre Dame.p….

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Knights of Columbus to continue tasteful football tradition

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Continuing a “tasteful” tradition, the University of Notre Dame chapter of the Knights of Columbus will once again sell steak sandwiches from the council hall on campus the morning before every home football game this season.p….

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Recent grads to present reading and publishing workshop

Author: Meg Daday

Tom Coyne and James Ellis Thomas, authors and graduates of the University of Notre Dame, will join top literary agent Dan Mandel to present a reading and publishing workshop Friday (Sept. 21) at 3 p.m. in the Notre Dame Room of the University’s LaFortune Student Center.p….

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Brazilian music group to perform on campus

Author: Meg Daday

Choro na Feira, a Brazilian music group from Rio de Janeiro, will visit the University of Notre Dame for performances Sept. 27-30 (Thursday-Sunday) on campus and in South Bend and Chicago. Sponsored by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture, the group will be hosted by Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for…

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