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Father Scully testifies before House education committee

Author: William G. Gilroy

Testifying on the reauthorization of the Corporation for National Service, Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., executive vice president of the University of Notre Dame, Thursday (April 25) told the House Select Subcommittee on Education how partnerships with AmeriCorps have helped Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) program dramatically…

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44 receive Kaneb Teaching Awards

Author: Sheila Flynn

The University of Notre Dame has selected 44 outstanding undergraduate faculty members as recipients of the fourth annual Kaneb Teaching Awards. The honored teachers will be recognized May 19 (Sunday) during the University’s 157th Commencement exercises.p….

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McInerny to receive honorary degree

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Ralph M. McInerny, Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies and director of the University of Notre Dame’s Jacques Maritain Center, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Our Lady of Holy Cross College in New Orleans May 19.p….

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Colleges announce teaching award winners

Author: William G. Gilroy

The Colleges of Arts and Letters, Science and Engineering and the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame have selected their outstanding teachers of undergraduates for the 2001-02 academic year.p….

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New academic director appointed for ACE

Author: Dennis Brown

Thomas L. Doyle, currently a clinical supervisor for the University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), has been appointed academic director of the program, effective Aug. 1, 2002.p. An ACE faculty member for the past seven years, he has been responsible for field supervision of the program’s…

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NBC's Tim Russert replaces Fox as Commencement speaker

Author: Dennis Brown

Tim Russert, moderator of “Meet the Press” and the Washington bureau chief of NBC News, will deliver the principal address at the University of Notre Dame’s 157th Commencement exercises May 19 (Sunday), replacing the previously announced speaker, Mexican President Vicente Fox.p. Mexican government officials told the University Fox was…

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Timothy Dolezal named 2002 valedictorian

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Timothy W. Dolezal, a finance and business economics major from Carroll, Iowa, has been named valedictorian of the 2002 University of Notre Dame graduating class and will present the valedictory address during Commencement exercises at 2 p.m. May 19 (Sunday) in the Joyce Center arena.p….

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Two new directors appointed in business operations

Author: Dennis Brown

Daniel E. Skendzel has been promoted to director of administrative services and Gary M. Woods has been appointed director of asset management at the University of Notre Dame, according to James J. Lyphout, vice president for business operations.p. Skendzel will oversee the University’s telecommunications department, transportation services, aviation department,…

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Robinson Center to celebrate Take Ten initiative

Author: Dennis Brown

Two hundred student ambassadors from six South Bend elementary schools will take part in a celebration of the Take Ten violence prevention initiative from 3-5 p.m. Friday (April 26) on Riehle Playing Field (adjacent to the Stepan Center) at the University of Notre Dame.p. The event will include refreshments,…

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Winner in business plan competition to be selected Friday

Author: Dennis Brown

The winning entry in the second annual McCloskey Notre Dame Business Plan Competition will be announced Friday (April 26) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.p. Sponsored by the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, the competition awards $20,000 to the…

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Opera workshop to present Mozart's Magic Flute

Author: Lara Szymula

The annual University of Notre Dame Opera Workshop will present performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” Friday and Saturday (April 26-27) at 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall.p….

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Svete named first Arts and Letters Appreciation Award recipient

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Lee Svete, director of the University of Notre Dame Career Center, has been selected as the first recipient of the newly established College of Arts and Letters Award of Appreciation. The award was initiated to honor "an outstanding colleague outside the college whose work adds immeasurably to the college and…

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Four graduates honored with alumni awards

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Four University of Notre Dame graduates will receive special awards from the Notre Dame Alumni Association during ceremonies on campus this week.p….

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Latino studies report examines two Chicago suburbs

Author: Dennis Brown

A report detailing the assets and needs of Latinos in the Chicago suburbs of Berwyn and Cicero will be presented at 10 a.m. Wednesday (April 24) at the Second Federal Savings and Loan, 4811 W. Cermak Ave., in Cicero.p. Titled "Bordering the Mainstream: A Needs Assessment of Latinos in…

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Pax Christi students protest ROTC programs

Author: Michael O. Garvey

University of Notre Dame students opposed to the presence of Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) programs on campus will hold a rally Wednesday (April 24) at 5 p.m. at the Clarke Memorial Fountain.p….

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Labor secretary Chao to meet with ND students in D.C.

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Elaine L. Chao, U.S. secretary of labor, will meet with students in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Program Tuesday (April 23) at 10 a.m. in the Department of Labor. She will be joined by Ann L. Combs, assistant secretary of the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration.p….

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Graduate students honored with Kaneb awards

Author: Tracy Graf

The Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Notre Dame has honored 57 graduate students with its third annual Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Awards.p….

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White Center to sponsor program on just war theory and terrorism

Author: William G. Gilroy

The University of Notre Dame Law School’s Thomas J. White Center on Law and Government and the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy will present a panel discussion titled “Just War Theory and the War on Terrorism” at 3 p.m. Tuesday (April 23) in the law…

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11 honorary degree recipients to be recognized at Commencement

Author: Dennis Brown

Eleven distinguished figures from the fields of education, the arts, science, engineering, business, civic affairs and law, and a Catholic cardinal, will join principal speaker Vicente Fox, president of Mexico, as honorary degree recipients at the University of Notre Dame’s 157th Commencement exercises May 19 (Sunday).p. Degrees will be…

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Former Boston Globe editor appointed associate VP for news

Author: Dennis Brown

Matthew V. Storin, a veteran newspaper journalist who most recently served as editor of the Boston Globe, has been appointed associate vice president for news and information at the University of Notre Dame, according to Louis M. Nanni, vice president for public affairs and communication.p. A Notre Dame graduate,…

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Student publications awarded top honors

Author: Sheila Flynn

The University of Notre Dame’s two student-produced magazines, The Scholastic and The Juggler, have received top honors from the Indiana Collegiate Press Association for the second year in a row.p….

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Concert to feature Chinese silk and bamboo quartet

Author: Tracy Graf

Performing in an ancient Chinese tradition of silk strings and bamboo winds, the Jiangnan Silk&Bamboo Quartet will present a concert Thursday (April 18) at 7:30 p.m. in the Eck Center on the University of Notre Dame campus. Sponsored by the University’s Center for Asian Studies, the event is free…

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Father Malloy to receive honorary degree from Barry University

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree from Barry University in Miami Shores, Fla., during its commencement ceremonies May 11 (Saturday). It will be his 13th such honor.p….

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Psychology professor publishes book on literacy instruction

Author: Tracy Graf

A revised and updated second edition of “Reading Instruction That Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching,” a book examining literacy instruction by University of Notre Dame psychologist G. Michael Pressley, has been published by Guilford Publications, Inc.p….

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