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Gurulé to resign Treasury post to return to ND Law School

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Jimmy Gurulé, the undersecretary of Treasury for enforcement and professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, will resume teaching at the Notre Dame Law School following his resignation Feb. 10 from the Treasury Department.p. Gurulé, who announced his decision to resign earlier this week in a letter to…

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Sophomore Literary Festival to take place Feb. 5-13

Author: Shannon Chapla

The 36th annual Sophomore Literary Festival at the University of Notre Dame has an unusually familial look that includes a Domer, an administrator from under the Dome, and the author of “Domers.”p. Scheduled for Feb. 5-13, the festival will feature satirist Joe Garden, poet Nikki Giovanni, playwright John Buffalo Mailer…

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Goizueta Foundation awards $1.86-million grant to Notre Dame

Author: Dennis Brown

The Goizueta Foundation of Atlanta has awarded a $1.86-million grant to the University of Notre Dame to separately establish a new initiative within the University’s nationally recognized Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) and to create a new scholarship fund for Latino students.p. "This generous grant will provide a tremendous boost…

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Irrational Exuberance author Shiller to speak Feb. 12

Author: Dennis Brown

Robert J. Shiller, author of the best-selling book “Irrational Exuberance” and one of the nation’s leading experts on stock market volatility, will speak at 11:45 a.m. Feb. 12 (Wednesday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. His talk is a part…

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Notre Dame is "very, very collaborative"

Author: Brian Hindo

Admissions Director Hayden Estrada on Mendoza’s special appeal, its application essays, and the role of interviews:p. p. This month marks Hayden Estrada’s fourth anniversary as MBA admissions director at Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, which cracked BusinessWeek’s Top 30 for the first time in the fall of 2002….

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Astrophysicist to discuss new book

Author: William G. Gilroy

Theoretical astrophysicist Mario Livio will discuss his new book “The Golden Ratio” at 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 5) in Carey Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library.p. Livio’s book examines the irrational number phi (1.6180339887), which is known as the golden ratio of antiquity. Phi crops up…

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Chinese New Year to be celebrated at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The 2003 Chinese Spring Festival Night, an event marking the Chinese New Year, will be held Saturday (Feb. 1) from 7-11 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Stepan Center.p. The event will include exhibitions celebrating such aspects of Chinese culture as calligraphy, the Peking Opera, paper cutting and the…

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Cardinal George to speak Thursday at Notre Dame Law School

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., archbishop of Chicago, will give a public lecture on “Law and Culture” at 3 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 30) in the courtroom of the University of Notre Dame Law School.p. A Chicago native, Cardinal George was born Jan. 16, 1937, entered the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate…

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Ten companies double reward to $50,000 in Sharon case

Author: Dennis Brown

Ten area companies have joined forces to double to $50,000 a reward for credible information leading to the safe return of, or communication with, University of Notre Dame first-year student Chad S. Sharon by University officials. Notre Dame announced the offer of a $25,000 reward on Jan. 3.Sharon, 18, from…

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Murphy to present Hesburgh Lecture in Fort Myers, Fl.

Author: Margee Macdonell

Patrick Murphy, professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, will present a lecture titled “Business Ethics in the 21st Century” at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 (Thursday) at Edison Community College in Fort Myers, Fla. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by…

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Ms. Wizard Day program scheduled for Saturday

Author: William G. Gilroy

The University of Notre Dame will welcome South Bend area fourth-through sixth-grade girls to explore science and math at “Ms. Wizard Day” Saturday (Feb. 1) beginning at 9 a.m. in DeBartolo Hall.p. Sponsored by Notre Dame’s Colleges of Engineering and Science, Mendoza College of Business, Club Coordination Council and…

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Cardinal Rodriguez receives award from Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The Notre Dame-Coca-Cola Award for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America was presented to Cardinal Oscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga by Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University, at a Jan. 9 ceremony in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.p. Cardinal Rodríguez, archbishop of Tegucigalpa, had been scheduled to receive the award last…

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Father Malloy's mother Elizabeth dies at age 94

Author: Dennis K. Brown

Word has been received of the death of Elizabeth Malloy, the mother of Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame. Mrs. Malloy died Monday(Jan. 27) in Maryland. She was 94.p. A wake service will be held Wednesday and a funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday…

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Kroc report finds UN inspectors in Iraq are making progress

Author: Dennis Brown

On the eve of a crucial report to the United Nations on weapons inspections in Iraq, and as President Bush attempts to build support for war, the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies has released a report that shows UN inspections are achieving progress toward the…

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Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Jan. 28

Author: Shannon Chapla

The University of Notre Dame will host its annual Winter Career and Internship Fair from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28) at the Joyce Center fieldhouse. Sponsored by the University’s Career Center, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, St. Mary’s College, Holy Cross College and other…

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Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Jan. 28

Author: Shannon Chapla

The University of Notre Dame will host its annual Winter Career and Internship Fair from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 28) at the Joyce Center fieldhouse. Sponsored by the University’s Career Center, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, St. Mary’s College, Holy Cross College and other…

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Executive director of development promoted to associate vice president for University relations

Author: Dennis Brown

Daniel G. Reagan, assistant vice president for University relations and executive director of development for the University of Notre Dame, has been promoted to associate vice president for University relations and executive director for principal gifts and campaign administration. He will assume his new responsibilities this summer.p. The executive director…

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Lecture series on legislating corporate ethics to begin Jan. 24

Author: Margee Macdonell

Richard Painter, professor of law at the University of Illinois, will open the Notre Dame Law School’s 2003 Distinguished Lecture Series with a presentation at 2 p.m. in the Law School courtroom. It is free and open to the public.p. Titled “Legislating Corporate Ethics,” the lecture series will focus on…

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Novel approach to cellular transplantation may be helpful with hemophilia

Author: William G. Gilroy

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s W.M. Keck Center for Transgene Research and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has developed a novel cellular transplantation technique that may alleviate immune responses complicating treatments for hemophiliacs. The technique is described in a paper in this month’s inaugural…

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Study: University endowments down 6 percent in '02

Author: Justin Pope

College endowments last year turned in their worst performance since 1974, a stark contrast to the investment boom of the 1990s and a financial blow at a time when many public schools are losing state aid.p. The average college endowment shrank 6 percent in the fiscal year ending June 30,…

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Nebraska Sen. Hagel to speak on foreign policy challenges

Author: Margee Macdonell

Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will present a lecture titled “U.S. Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenges of Change” at 11 a.m. Friday (Jan. 24) in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library of the University of Notre Dame.p. Re-elected to his second term,…

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Mendoza economist cited among top international trade experts

Author: Dennis Brown

Jeffrey Bergstrand, associate professor of finance and business economics at the University of Notre Dame, has been cited by the Global Trade Negotiations Home Page at Harvard University as one of the world’s “prominent researchers in international trade.”p. Created in 1999, the Global Trade Negotiations Home Page is administered by…

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Snite photography exhibit examines female body perception

Author: Margee Macdonell

Contemporary American photographer Lauren Greenfield will present her five-year investigation of girls and their relationships with their bodies in her latest exhibition, “Girl Culture,” at the University of Notre Dame’s Snite Museum of Art from Sunday (Jan. 19) to March 9.p. Influenced by Joan Jacobs Brumberg’s scholarship in "The Body…

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Ombudsperson appointed for discriminatory harassment complaints

Author: Shannon Chapla

Dwight B. King Jr., librarian and head of research services for the University of Notre Dame’s Kresge Law Library, has been appointed ombudsperson for discriminatory harassment complaints at the University.p. As ombudsperson, King will provide one means by which students, faculty and staff can report allegations of discriminatory harassment. He…

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Lecture series on international business ethics to begin Jan. 20

Author: Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame business ethicists Georges Enderle, Thomas Klein, Patrick Murphy and Lee Tavis will inaugurate the Rex and Alice A. Martin Lecture Series in International Business Ethics at 3 p.m. Monday (Jan. 20).p. Titled “The Challenge of Globalization: Ethical Dimensions,” their presentation will take place in the Jordan…

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'Nightmare' since son vanished

Author: Margaret Fosmoe

SOUTH BEND ? When they head back to Wisconsin, Steve and Jane Sharon will take home the Notre Dame sweat shirts their son bought as Christmas gifts for relatives shortly before he disappeared.p. The sweat shirts are a tangible link to their only child, a University of Notre Dame…

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Kaneb Center receives gift from Notre Dame Credit Union

Author: Dennis Brown

The Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Notre Dame has received a $16,000 gift from the Notre Dame Federal Credit Union (NDFCU) to fund the center’s lending library and programs for new faculty. It is the third such gift from NDFCU in as many years.p. Founded…

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Walther researchers provide insight into cell migratory behavior

Author: William G. Gilroy

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have gained new insight into the initial events that lead cancer cells to detach and migrate to other parts of the body. Their findings were published in the December issue of the scientific journal Nature Cell Biology.p. Crislyn D’Souza-Schorey, Walther Assistant Professor of…

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