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Tenniswood group receives award at international symposium

Author: William G. Gilroy

A group of students conducting research under the direction of Martin Tenniswood, Coleman Professor of Life Sciences at the University of Notre Dame, recently received an award for the best poster presentation at an international symposium.p….

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CRS staff at ND for Kroc Institute training program

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Thirty-three aid workers for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are visiting the University of Notre Dame campus for the second Summer Institute in Peacebuilding (SIP), a program of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.p….

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Two faculty members receive fellowships

Author: Rachael Protzman

The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation has awarded $20,000 fellowships to two University of Notre Dame faculty for the 2002-03 academic year for work in the arts.p….

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Juniper Road to close for 2 weeks

Author: Dennis Brown

Juniper Road between Edison and Douglas Roads will be closed to through traffic for two weeks beginning Monday (July 1) while a major utility improvement project is completed on the east side of the University of Notre Dame campus.p. Signs indicating an alternate route will be posted on streets…

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The Tempest caps Summer Shakespeare events

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Summer Shakespeare at the University of Notre Dame will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” July 23-28 (Tuesday-Sunday) in Washington Hall on campus. The third annual Summer Shakespeare activity features a new event for young local actors called “ShakeScenes.”p. More than 80 professional actors from 10 states auditioned for roles in…

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Biologist testifies before House subcommittee

Author: William G. Gilroy

David M. Lodge, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, was among the expert witnesses who testified at a U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment, Technology and Standards hearing June 20 (Thursday) on what research is needed on invasive species.p….

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Huebner selected for U.S. Navy educational program

Author: William G. Gilroy

Allan C. Huebner, a 2002 graduate of the University of Notre Dame’s joint engineering and M.B.A. program, has been selected to participate in the U.S. Navy’s Junior Line Officer Advanced Educational Program, also known as the Burke Program.p….

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Barbasi book tops Amazon.com's science list

Author: William G. Gilroy

“Linked: The New Science of Networks,” the recently published book by University of Notre Dame physicist Albert-LászlóBarabási, currently stands as the No. 1-ranked science book on the Amazon.com retail web site. It also ranks 13th overall among Amazon’s top 100 best sellers.p….

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Lessons from Networks, Online and Other

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ALBERT-LASZLO BARABASI, a professor of physics at the University of Notre Dame, became fascinated with the structure of the Internet in 1998. He and his student researchers designed software robots that went out on the Net and mapped as many of its nodes, hubs and links as they could….

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Accounting professor receives award for publication

Author: Rachael Protzman

p. Kenneth W. Milani, professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a certificate of merit in an annual competition sponsored by Strategic Finance Magazine for his manuscript, titled “Medical Practice Management: A Strategic Financial Information Approach to the Income Statement.” p. Milani’s article appeared…

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Government and international studies professor publishes new book

Author: Rachael Protzman

p. Michael P. Zuckert, Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor of Government and International Studies at the University of Notre Dame, examines the philosophical and religious thought of John Locke in a new book published this month by the University Press of Kansas.p. In “Launching Liberalism: On Lockean Political Philosophy,” Zuckert…

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Institute for Latino Studies to kick off national AIDS prevention campaign

Author: Rachael Protzman

The Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame is organizing the first event in a national poster campaign titled “Prevenir es Vivir,” designed to bring attention to the issue of HIV/AIDS prevention throughout the Latino community. The event will launch locally with a seminar to be…

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Lilly Endowment creates matching grant program for Indiana colleges

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame will take part in a new matching grant program established by Lilly Endowment, Inc. to encourage philanthropy for Indiana colleges and universities.p. The program, titled “Special Initiative to Strengthen Philanthropy for Indiana Higher Education Institutions,” challenges the state’s 38 two- and four-year colleges and…

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New study examines intergenerational influences on buying behavior

Author: Dennis Brown

If your grandma always bought Heinz ketchup, it’s quite likely your mom did, too, and now so do you.p. That’s among the conclusions of a new study on how one generation influences the purchasing behavior of another. Published in the Journal of Marketing, the study was coauthored by Elizabeth…

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Three alumnae, N.C. State chancellor elected to Board of Trustees

Author: Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame alumnae Carol Hank Hoffmann, Stephanie Gallo and Shayla Keough Rumely, and Marye Anne Fox, chancellor of North Carolina State University and the parent of a current Notre Dame student, have been elected to the University’s Board of Trustees.p. Two 1996 graduates, David Sullivan and Sharmien…

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Physicist's team solves mystery of gamma ray bursts

Author: William G. Gilroy

An international team of astronomers led by physicist Peter Garnavich from the University of Notre Dame has solved the mystery behind gamma ray bursts, the most powerful explosions in the universe. The team found that the blasts occur when massive stars explode and their cores collapse to form black…

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Roach awarded Walther Institute scholarship

Author: William G. Gilroy

The Walther Cancer Institute of Indianapolis has awarded its 2002 Dr. Karl R. Ruddell Scholarship to Shannon Roach, a doctoral candidate in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Biological Sciences.p….

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High school students invited to attend workshop

Author: Rachael Protzman

High school-age students are invited to learn strategies for their personal success at a workshop titled “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers,” to be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 (Friday) in the Notre Dame Room of the LaFortune Student Center at the University of…

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Theology professor publishes new book

Author: Tracy Graf

Rev. Thomas F. O’Meara, O.P., William K. Warren Professor Emeritus of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, examines the life and theology of a leading 20th century Catholic intellectual in a new book published this month by Notre Dame Press.p. In "Erich Przywara, S.J., His Theology and His…

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Shakespearean scholar to lecture at Eck Center

Author: Rachael Protzman

Paul A. Rathburn, professor emeritus of English and founder and artistic director of Summer Shakespeare at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “The Tempest” at 7 p.m. June 20 (Thursday) at the Eck Center auditorium on the Notre Dame campus. Sponsored by the Notre Dame…

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Praise for a priest who helps at-risk children

Author: Letters to the editor

By Letters to the editorp. VOICE OF THE PEOPLE p. Chicago — Recently, I had the privilege of attending the 157th commencement of the University of Notre Dame as the Laetare Medal was conferred on a remarkable man and a great priest, Rev. John P. Smyth, executive director of Maryville…

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