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Former ambassador for religious freedom to speak at ND

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Robert A. Seiple, former U.S. ambassador at large for international religious freedom, will give a lecture entitled “Religious Freedom: From Human Rights to Realpolitik,” on Tuesday (Oct. 1) at 3 p.m. in the auditorium of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p. Seiple was appointed the first U.S. ambassador for…

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Saturday Scholar to focus on Shakespeare in Film

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Peter Holland, McMeel Professor of Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will discuss ?Shakespeare in Film? at 10 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 5) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.p. Holland, who also is the director of the Notre Dame-based Actors From The London Stage, is…

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Veteran publisher/editor to serve as journalist-in-residence

Author: Dennis Brown

Jay T. Harris, former publisher of the San Jose Mercury News and executive editor of the Philadelphia Daily News, will deliver a lecture, "Journalism, Democracy and the ‘American Experiment’ " at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 (Tuesday) at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture, which is free and open to…

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Psychologist/Theologian to lecture in Lansing

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Dominic Vachon, adjunct professor of psychology and concurrent professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “Neither Martyr Nor Savior” at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 (Monday) at St. Therese Parish in Lansing, Mich. The lecture is free and open to the public and will…

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Father Malloy receives 14th honorary degree

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from Gannon University in Erie, Pa., during a special ceremony Thursday (Sept. 26). It is his 14th such honor.p. Notre Dame’s 16th president, Father Malloy was elected by the Board of…

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Academy Award-winning director Pollack to present film

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Acclaimed film director Sydney Pollack will present a screening of his 1985 Academy Award-winning motion picture, “Out of Africa,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 (Thursday) in the Hesburgh Library’s Carey Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame. Following the screening, Pollack will discuss the filmmaking process with members of the…

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Restoring Trust, a conference on Catholic sexual abuse crisis, to be held at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

“Restoring Trust,” a conference on Catholic sexual abuse crisis, to be held at Notre Dame Five Notre Dame faculty members will join Commonweal editor Margaret O’Brien Steinfels on Oct. 14 (Monday) in the University’s McKenna Hall auditorium for a conference on the sexual abuse scandal recently afflicting the Catholic…

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Professors publish new book on Chinese culture

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University of Notre Dame professors Susan D. Blum and Lionel M. Jensen examine contemporary Chinese culture in a new book titled “China off Center: Mapping the Margins of the Middle Kingdom,” published this month by the University of Hawaii Press.p. Blum and Jensen have compiled a collection of interpretative…

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German philosopher to lecture on global law and order

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German philosopher Otfried Hoffe will present two public lectures next month as part of the Henkels Lecture Series at the University of Notre Dame.p. Director of the Research Center for Political Philosophy and professor of philosophy at the University of Tubingen in Germany, Hoffe will speak on "The Diversity…

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"Restoring Trust," a conference on Catholic sexual abuse crisis, to be held at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Five Notre Dame faculty members will join Commonweal editor Margaret O’Brien Steinfels on Oct. 14 (Monday) in the University’s McKenna Hall auditorium for a conference on the sexual abuse scandal recently afflicting the Catholic Church.p. The conference, entitled “Restoring Trust: Perspectives After Dallas,” will begin at 4:30 p.m. with…

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Science students participating in Biosphere 2 classes

Author: William G. Gilroy

Five University of Notre Dame junior science majors are among 49 undergraduates from 25 colleges and universities attending the Earth Semester class this fall at Columbia University’s Biosphere Center in Arizona.p. The Notre Dame participants are: Trevor Smith, an environmental science major from Pensacola, Fla.; Patricia Elias, an environmental…

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Scholarship honors Bishop D'Arcy

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Two University of Notre Dame students from the Diocese of Fort Wayne/South Bend are being supported by a scholarship honoring Bishop John M. D’Arcy.p. Michael T. Bangert, a sophomore from Fort Wayne and a graduate of Homestead High School, is enrolled in the College of Science as a biochemistry…

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Blue Mass to be celebrated October 10 at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The second annual Blue Mass for police officers, firefighters, rescue workers and their families will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 10) in Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart.p. The Blue Mass is named for the predominant color of uniforms worn by officers in police and fire…

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Rabbi David Dalin to speak on Pope Pius XII and the Jews

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rabbi David G. Dalin, visiting professor in Judaic studies at Princeton University, will give a lecture entitled “Pius XII and the Jews” Oct. 7 (Monday) at 7 p.m. in Room 102 of the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Hall.p. Rabbi Dalin’s lecture will provide a Jewish perspective on what…

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Two management professors devise model for IT investment

Author: Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame management professors Sarv Devaraj and Rajiv Kohli have teamed up on a new book titled “The IT Payoff: Measuring the Business Value of Information Technology Investments.”p. Published by Prentice Hall, the book provides business leaders with a systematic model for establishing information technology (IT) budgets…

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Conference on Culture of Life at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

An ecumenical conference of scholars, students, professional people and social activists will convene Sept. 26-28 (Thursday-Saturday) at the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall. The conference, entitled “From Death to Life: Agendas for Reform” and sponsored by the University’s Center for Ethics and Culture, will concern a variety of…

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Brazilian musical group to visit campus

Author: Julie Hail Flory

p. p. The Brazilian musical group Rabo de Lagartixa will visit the University of Notre Dame for performances Thursday – Saturday (Sept. 26-28) 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…

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PR Week: The business of teaching PR

Author: Matthew Arnold

Professor James O’Rourke tells the tale of a well-known IR professional for a powerful Chicago bank who saw his hard-fought ascendancy up the corporate ladder grind to a halt because he couldn’t read a balance sheet.p. "He was told by the chief executive that until he figured out how banks…

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NPR: Notre Dame feels the pull between pigskin and academics

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My, my, my. The echoes certainly have been waked up again in South Bend.p. Notre Dame came from behind to win again Saturday, and now, under a new coach, Tyrone Willingham, the Irish have won their first four games and, after two desultory seasons, are back in the top 10…

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Walther scientist receives American Cancer Society award

Author: William G. Gilroy

Edward R. Hinchcliffe, a biologist in the University of Notre Dame’s Walther Cancer Center, has received a four-year, $700,000 Research Scholar Award from the American Cancer Society (ACS). His grant proposal, titled “Centrosomes and Cell Cycle Progression,” was ranked first out of 44 submitted to the ACS Cell Cycle…

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Lecture titled "Cultures in Conflict: Focus on Islam"

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Rev. David Burrell, C.S.C., Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “Cultures in Conflict: Focus on Islam” at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 (Sunday) at Our Lady of Grace Church in Edina, Minn.p. A theologian and philosopher,…

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Harvard Law's Minow to speak on genocide

Author: Matthew V. Storin

Martha Minow, Harvard Law School professor and acting director of the Harvard Center on Ethics and the Professions, will deliver a lecture titled, “Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Living After Genocide,” on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of McKenna Hall at the University of Notre…

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Snite Museum of Art features two new exhibits

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame has opened a new exhibit of British drawings and reinstalled its existing collection of Native American art.p….

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Columnist E.J. Dionne to lecture Sept. 24

Author: Dennis Brown

Syndicated columnist and author E.J. Dionne Jr. will deliver a lecture titled “Will Enron or Saddam Dominate this Year’s Election?” at 4:15 p.m. Sept. 24 (Tuesday) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame.p. Sponsored by the Hanley Lecture Series on…

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Kroc scholars to lecture on war with Iraq

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George Lopez, director of policy studies and senior fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and David Cortright, Kroc research fellow, will present a lecture titled “The Coming War with Iraq” at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center…

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Actors From The London Stage

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Actors From The London Stage, an international touring theater troupe based at the University of Notre Dame, will present William Shakespeare’s enduring comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” in three performances Sept. 19-21 (Thursday-Saturday) at 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall on the Notre Dame campus.p….

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Sociology professor publishes new book

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Sociologist Daniel J. Myers from the University of Notre Dame examines the challenges facing America’s cities in a new book titled “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Governance of Metropolitan America,” recently published by Chandler and Sharp Publishers, Inc.p….

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Notre Dame ReSources: Bedsharing Controversy

Author: Dennis Brown

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) could better serve the public by providing information about how responsible caregivers can sleep with babies safely, according to James J. McKenna, professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame and guest editor of the current special issue of “Mothering Magazine”…

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