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….
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…
Rev. Mike Sis, a 1982 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Catholic chaplain at Texas AUniversity, will celebrate Mass tomorrow (Sept. 29) 30 minutes after the Notre Dame-Texas Afootball game in College Station, Texas.p….
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,…
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…
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…
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….
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…
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….
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…
A collection during the University of Notre Dame’s home football game Saturday (Sept. 22) against Michigan State raised more than $270,000 for the relief of the families of New York City police and firefighters killed in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States.p….
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….
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….
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….
Valerie Staples, a licensed clinical social worker and noted South Bend therapist, has been appointed staff counselor for the University Counseling Center at the University of Notre Dame.p….
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….
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….
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…
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….
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….
Lecture on Digital Libraries Canceled p….
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….
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….
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….
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…
“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….
Fans attending the Notre Dame-Michigan State football game Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium can expect a heightened security presence in and around the stadium.p….
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….
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….
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…