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New book by Father Groody on spiritual life of Hispanic immigrants

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“Border of Death, Valley of Life: An Immigrant Journey of Heart and Spirit,” by Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C., assistant professor of theology and associate director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been published by Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc.p….

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L.G.Balfour Foundation supports ND's Frazier Thompson scholarship

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a grant of $300,000 from the L.G. Balfour Foundation to support the Frazier Thompson Scholarship Fund for African-American students. The grant will be matched by $100,000 to raised from other donors by April 1, 2003.p….

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Arya receives 2002 SGI Award

Author: William G. Gilroy

Gaurav Arya, a doctoral candidate in the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has received the 2002 SGI Award for computational science and visualization in engineering.p….

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O'Rourke to deliver lecture in San Diego

Author: Rachael Protzman

James S. O’Rourke IV, associate professor of management and director of the Fanning Center for Business Communication at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “Persuasion: Your Competitive Edge in the New Economy” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 (Thursday) at SeaWorld in San Diego.p….

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Electrical engineering professor awarded grant

Author: Rachael Protzman

Martin Haenggi, assistant professor of electrical engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has received a Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) for the 2002-03 academic year.p….

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Study finds concerns about Nasdaq trading systems unfounded

Author: Dennis Brown

Conventional wisdom on Wall Street has held that the expanded use of electronic communication networks (ECNs) to bypass Nasdaq market makers would result in market fragmentation.p. But a new study finds that isn’t the case at all.p. ECNs are trading systems that automatically match buy and sell orders at…

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The Value-Stock Advantage May Be Just a Mirage

Author: Mark Hulbert

Many investors think that they know how to tell a value stock from a growth stock. Yet the distinction is actually very difficult to define.p. It has not always been that way. Benjamin Graham, the generally recognized father of value investing from the middle of the last century, had a…

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New report details vision for addressing HIV/AIDS crisis

Author: Dennis Brown

Some 40 million people worldwide are living with HIV/AIDS, most of them poor and living in sub-Saharan Africa and other developing regions, according to the latest statistics from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Last year alone, five million people were newly infected and three million died…

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Michael Lykoudis appointed chair of the School of Architecture

Author: Dennis Brown

Michael Lykoudis, professor of architecture at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed chair of the School of Architecture, effective Monday (July 15), according to Nathan O. Hatch, Notre Dame’s provost.p. Lykoudis succeeds Carroll William Westfall, who will remain on the faculty as the Francesco Montana Professor of…

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Lisa Sedor, Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

Author: Rachael Protzman

Lisa Sedor, assistant professor of accountancy at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations Section of the American Accounting Association.p….

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Dean to deliver Hesburgh Lecture in Wichita

Author: Rachael Protzman

Mark W. Roche, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “The Intellectual Appeal of Catholicism and the Idea of a Catholic University” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1 (Thursday) at Newman University in Wichita, Kan.p….

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Alumni Association leaders begin terms

Author: Dennis Brown

I. John Studebaker and Jean T. Collier began one-year terms July 1 as president and president-elect, respectively, of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association.p. A 1962 graduate of the School of Architecture, Studebaker is a self-employed architect residing in Golden, Colo.p. Collier, a 1983 alumna with a bachelor’s…

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Haynes named first director of DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Author: Dennis Moore

John A. Haynes, formerly chief executive officer of the California Center for the Arts, has been named the first executive director of the University of Notre Dame’s new Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts. His appointment is effective August 1.p. As chief administrator of the DeBartolo Center, Haynes…

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5 faculty receive prestigious fellowships; most in nation

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded five 2002-03 fellowships to University of Notre Dame faculty members, the most for any college or university in the nation.p. Founded in 1919, the society is a prestigious federation of national scholarly organizations that advances research in the humanities and social sciences.p….

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Parents get mixed messages on co-sleeping

Author: Emilia Askari

DETROIT — Parents of newborns are faced with conflicting information about whether sleeping with their babies is safe.p. On one side, groups like the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the American Pediatric Society warn that sleeping with infants can be dangerous. p. On the other, child care experts, including…

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Woo to appear tonight on Lehrer News Hour

Author: Dennis Moore

p. Carolyn Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, will appear tonight on the Lehrer News Hour as part of a panel discussing today’s speech by President Bush on corporate responsibility. The segment will begin with an interview of Treasury Secretary…

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Notre Dame political scientists publish new book

Author: Rachael Protzman

Two political scientists from the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies have collaborated to examine the dynamic context and significance of sanctions and the security difficulties currently faced by the UN Security Council in a new book titled "Sanctions and the Search for Security: Challenges…

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Law school graduate appointed to U.S. Supreme Court clerkship

Author: Rachael Protzman

Leon F. DeJulius Jr., a 2002 graduate of the Notre Dame Law School from Davenport, Iowa, has been appointed to a U.S. Supreme Court clerkship for the 2003-04 term. He is the sixth Notre Dame graduate in recent years to be selected for what is considered the most prestigious position…

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Controller promoted to assistant VP for finance

Author: Dennis Brown

Andrew M. Paluf, controller at the University of Notre Dame since 1997, has been promoted to assistant vice president for finance and controller, effective July 1.p. A 1980 graduate of Notre Dame, Paluf directs some 50 employees in the departments of accounting and financial services, financial reporting and analysis,…

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Nota Bene: Noteworthy books includes new work by Douthwaite

Author: Nina Ayoub

‘The Wild Girl, Natural Man, and the Monster: Dangerous Experiments in the Age of Enlightenment’ p. Captured in the woods near the German town of Hamelin, Peter of Hanover was one of several feral children whose stories gripped the imagination of the Enlightenment. p. His quadrupedal posture and liking…

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ND Credit Union to open new branch on campus

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Notre Dame Federal Credit Union (NDFCU) will open a new branch in the LaFortune Student Center on the University of Notre Dame campus, replacing an existing KeyBank branch, which will move out of the location this month.p….

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Rule of Law: Future church-state battle looms

Author: Richard Garnett

Mr. Garnett is associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School. p. In constitutional law, as in comedy, timing is everything. p. Last week, just before the Supreme Court ruled on the constitutionality of Cleveland’s school choice program, an appellate court in California shocked even the Senate with its…

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