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STEP launches new Web site

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Satellite Theological Education Program (STEP) will launch a full-service Web site Sept. 1 (Sunday).p….

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Medieval Institute inaugurates Conway Lectures

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The University of Notre Dame will inaugurate a new lecture series next month with three presentations by Ulrich Horst, O.P., former director of the Grabmann Institute at the University of Munich, focusing on Thomas Aquinas and the Thomastic tradition on the teaching office of the pope.p….

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Medieval Institute inaugurates Conway Lectures

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The University of Notre Dame will inaugurate a new lecture series next month with three presentations by Ulrich Horst, O.P., former director of the Grabmann Institute at the University of Munich, focusing on Thomas Aquinas and the Thomastic tradition on the teaching office of the pope.p….

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'44 and '58 graduates to receive alumni awards

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Two University of Notre Dame graduates will receive special awards from the Notre Dame Alumni Association during ceremonies on campus Sept. 13-14 (Friday-Saturday).p….

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'62 graduate to deliver Hofman Lecture Sept. 7

Author: William G. Gilroy

University of Notre Dame alumnus Dr. William Cashore will deliver the 10th annual Emil T. Hofman Lecture at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 (Saturday) in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium. Titled “High Tech Babies: From Cloning to In Vitro Fertilization to the Tiny Baby: Medical, Social and Ethical Considerations,” the lecture…

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Business ethics the focus of O'Hara Lecture Series

Author: Dennis Brown

In the wake of the Enron, WorldCom and other corporate scandals, an annual fall semester lecture series at the University of Notre Dame will examine issues related to corporate corruption and how they might be addressed.p. The O’Hara Lecture Series in Business Ethics will take place at 7 p.m….

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Boyle to give Erasmus Lectures at ND

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Nicholas Boyle, professor of German literary and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge, will give the third annual Erasmus Lectures at the University of Notre Dame during the 2002-03 academic year.p….

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Saturday Scholar Series to kick off football game days

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

The second annual Saturday Scholar Series at the University of Notre Dame will feature six lectures by leading faculty members on each home football weekend this fall.p. The lectures are sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters and will begin three and one-half hours before kickoff in the Hesburgh…

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'87 graduate to direct family business program in Gigot Center

Author: Dennis Brown

H. David Hayes has been appointed the William Alexander Nolan Director in Family Business Enterprise in the Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p. The director of staff development for Federated Media since 1989, Hayes will establish a family business program that will operate within…

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Notre Dame's Tonelli faced horrors of Bataan, refused to die

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SKOKIE, Ill.On the afternoon of Nov. 27, 1937, in South Bend, Ind., Notre Dame needs a miracle, the kind found in Hollywood screenplays, not football playbooks.p. It is late in the fourth quarter, and the Fighting Irish are tied 6-6 with Southern California. Suddenly, Notre Dame fullback Mario ’’Motts’’ Tonelli…

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Lopez to discuss Catholic peacemaking in Washington, D.C. lecture

Author: Julie Hail Flory

George A. Lopez, director of policy studies in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “The Role of Catholic Peacemaking in the Wake of 9/11” at 7 p.m. Sept. 12 (Thursday) at St. Joseph’s Church on Capitol Hill…

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Silliman appointed associate dean in College of Engineering

Author: William G. Gilroy

Stephen E. Silliman, professor of civil engineering and geological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed associate dean for educational programs within the University’s College of Engineering, effective with the upcoming academic year.p….

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Garnett praises Supreme Court decision on tuition vouchers

Author: Michael O. Garvey

According to Richard W. Garnett, associate professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on school vouchers reaffirms "that the First Amendment is best read in the service of religious freedom and civic pluralism, not the ‘naked public square’ demanded…

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Fall enrollment to begin Aug. 22

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Enrollment for the University of Notre Dame’s 2002 fall semester will begin Aug. 22 (Thursday) as new transfer and readmitted undergraduate students enroll during special sessions to be held in their respective colleges beginning at 1 p.m.p….

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Carl Anderson pledges $50,000 to ND's Frazier Thompson scholarship

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame has received a $50,000 pledge from Carl B. Anderson, M.D., associate medical director for St. Vincent’s Occupational Clinic in Indianapolis, to support the Frazier Thompson Scholarship Fund for African-American students.p….

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Labor History Film Series to begin Sept. 2

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

p. The second annual Labor History Film Series launches on Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 2) at the University of Notre Dame with a showing of “Bread and Roses,” a 2001 film about Mexican immigrants who challenged their working conditions as Los Angeles janitors.p. The film and lecture series is…

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Study finds ECNs benefit investors

Author: David Roeder

When a Nasdaq-listed stock changes hands, the chances are growing that the trade isn’t executed on the Nasdaq system. Individual investors are better off for the trend, a finance professor at the University of Notre Dame concludes from research.p. Prof. Roger Huang tracked trading of the most active Nasdaq stocks…

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Exhibition of 19th century photographs at Snite

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“A Gift of Light: The Janos Scholz Collection of 19th Century European Photography” will be on exhibit in the O’Shaughnessy Gallery West of the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art from Sept. 8-Nov.10.p….

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McInerny receives Roncesvalles award

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, has received the University of Navarre’s Premio Roncesvalles de Filosofia.p….

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CEST receives grant to study pollution by catalytic converters

Author: William G. Gilroy

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) has received a grant from the American Chemical Society (ACS) to support the continuing study of roadside contamination by catalytic converters.p….

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NYSE newsletter features study by ND finance professor

Author: Dennis Brown

A study coauthored by Shane Corwin from the University of Notre Dame is featured on the cover of the current edition of The Exchange, the monthly newsletter of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).p. Titled “IPOs Find Deep, Liquid Market at NYSE, Study Shows,” the story reports on the…

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Associate VP Hoye appointed to NCAA appeals committee

Author: Dennis Brown

William P. Hoye, associate vice president and deputy general counsel at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to a three-year term on the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee (IAC) by the NCAA Management Council. He was recommended for the position by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.,…

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University bars campus tailgating during games

Author: Dennis Moore

The University of Notre Dame no longer will permit tailgate parties while football games are under way in Notre Dame Stadium. The new policy is in response to a growing incidence of alcohol-related problems—including public intoxication, drinking games, gambling, fighting and vandalism—stemming from daylong parties that continue even as the…

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Cunningham to present Hesburgh Lecture in Southern California

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “Why Be a Catholic?” Thursday (Aug. 8) at 7:30 p.m. in O’Donnell Hall at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Newport Beach, Calif.p….

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Academic year to open with faculty convocation, all-campus events

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame will mark the opening of the 2002-03 academic year August 27 (Tuesday) with a special convocation of all faculty. Following the convocation, the University’s year-opening Mass will be celebrated for all faculty, staff and students, with a campus picnic and fireworks display concluding the…

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