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New drawings from Reilly collection featured at Snite Museum

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame will showcase more than 20 new drawings from the John D. Reilly collection beginning Sunday (June 1) in the museum’s O’Shaughnessy Gallery II.p. The exhibit will feature recent acquisitions to the Reilly collection, many of which have never before…

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Study: Intimidation tactics don't help women in work place

Author: Dennis Brown

It often is suggested that women seeking to enhance their careers should “play like a man” by being more forceful, aggressive and/or assertive. A new study by Mark Bolino from the University of Notre Dame shows that the use of such intimidation tactics actually can be detrimental to women’s careers.p….

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Senior named Lehrman History Scholar

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Jennifer Randazzo, a University of Notre Dame history major from Pittsburgh, has been named a Gilder Lehrman History Scholar by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York.p. One of only 12 students selected from a pool of more than 400 candidates nationwide, Randazzo will participate in an…

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Center for Social Concerns awards grants for course development

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns has awarded four grants of $2,500 each to support faculty members who are designing new undergraduate courses which blend community service and research projects.p. Isabel Jakab, assistant professional specialist and concurrent lecturer in Romance languages and literatures, received a grant to…

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Engineering professor James Kohn dies at age 78

Author: William G. Gilroy

Engineering professor James Kohn dies at age 78p. Word has been received of the death of James P. Kohn, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He died Monday (May 26) at his home in South Bend at the age of 78.p….

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Walther study may help change hospice practice patterns

Author: William G. Gilroy

Walther study may help change hospice practice patternsp. A new study by researchers at the University of Notre Dame’s Walther Cancer Research Center could lead to changes in practice patterns in hospice programs throughout the country.p….

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Trusteeship Magazine: Five Precepts For Showing Leadership In a Time of Crisis

Author: Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C.

No blueprint or set of procedures can substitute for good judgment and lessons learned from concrete experience. p. The terrorist attacks of September 11 are unsurpassed for the horror they inflicted on Americans of all walks. Many college and university presidents have movingly described what subsequently took place on their…

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Senior student wins Cooke graduate scholarship

Author: William G. Gilroy

Senior student wins Cooke graduate scholarshipp. University of Notre Dame senior Luke McLaurin has received one of only 43 Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships awarded nationally. The scholarships provide up to $50,000 annually to graduating seniors for up to six years of graduate or professional studies. McLaurin, an Italian studies…

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Alumni Association to honor graduates, former faculty member

Author: Shannon Chapla

Three University of Notre Dame graduates and a former faculty member will receive special awards from the Notre Dame Alumni Association during Reunion ’03 ceremonies June 6-7 (Friday-Saturday).p. ?Franklin E. Eck, a 1944 graduate, University benefactor, and chairman and chief executive officer of Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc., of Hilliard, Ohio,…

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Book examines effects of financial globalization

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A new book by Layna Mosley, assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, examines the extent to which national governments are influenced by international capital markets.p. “Global Capital and National Governments,” recently published by Cambridge University Press, focuses on whether financial globalization creates pressures on governments…

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Chicago Tribune: A case for special cases

Author: Meg McSherry Breslin

Even a newborn, Katie Bufalino spent many a fall weekend on the leafy, tradition-rich campus of the University of Notre Dame.p. The daughter of a Notre Dame alum, she and her Lake Forest family made frequent trips for Friday night pep rallies and Saturday afternoon football games. Blue-and-gold sweatshirts are…

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Electrical engineering student wins Intel research contest

Author: William G. Gilroy

Electrical engineering student wins Intel research contestp. A University of Notre Dame electrical engineering major recently won the prestigious national Intel Research Award Contest for Undergraduate Students. Dane Wheeler of Osceola, Ind., who was graduated from the University on May 18, received the $5,000 first prize at the event, which…

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Brennecke receives Burns Graduate School Award

Author: William G. Gilroy

Brennecke receives Burns Graduate School Awardp. Joan Brennecke, Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the winner of the University’s 2003 James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award. The award is given annually to a faculty member for distinction in graduate teaching or…

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Two students receive fellowships to study terrorism

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Two University of Notre Dame students have been selected as undergraduate fellows with the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) for the 2003-04 academic year.p. The students are Amanda Rothey, a history and German major from Pittsburgh, Pa., who will be a senior in the fall, and Scott Schaeffer…

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Executive Education presents seven awards

Author: Dennis Brown

Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame presented seven awards this week to individuals, business partners and customers for their contributions and commitment to the program.p. They are as follows:p….

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Father Jenkins to take leave; Maura Ryan to assume duties

Author: Shannon Chapla

Maura Ryan, associate provost and associate professor of Christian ethics at the University of Notre Dame, will assume the responsibilities of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., vice president and associate provost, while he is on leave during the 2003-04 academic year.p. A member of the Notre Dame faculty since 1993,…

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New York honors winner of '02 business plan competition

Author: Dennis Brown

The winner of the 2002 McCloskey Business Plan Competition at the University of Notre Dame has been selected entrepreneuer of the year by the Small Business Development Center of New York.p. Michael Garvey, co-founder of License Monitor, was honored earlier this month for creating software that provides employers with real-time…

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Marketing professor appointed fellow of national ethics center

Author: Dennis Brown

The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) in Washington, D.C., has appointed Patrick Murphy, professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, to a three-year fellowship.p. One of just 30 ERC fellows nationwide, Murphy joins a select group of corporate, government, non-profit and educational leaders who share an expertise and strong…

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45 faculty members receive Kaneb teaching awards

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The University of Notre Dame has selected 45 outstanding undergraduate faculty members as recipients of the fifth annual Kaneb Teaching Awards. The honored teachers were recognized May 18 (Sunday) during the University’s 158th Commencement exercises.p. Created with a gift from Notre Dame trustee John A. Kaneb, the awards demonstrate the…

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Hispanic Catholics to gather on campus for national congress

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame will be the site of the National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry’s (NCCHM) third national congress, “The Power to Serve,” May 22-25 (Thursday-Sunday).p. The conference will convene Hispanic Catholic leaders and representatives of politics, business, labor and the media to foster solidarity among Hispanic Catholics…

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Grant-in-aid created to honor Father D'Alonzo

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Alfred F. D’Alonzo, C.S.C., a senior counselor in the Office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes and director of the Campus Bible Study at the University of Notre Dame, has been honored with the creation of an athletic grant-in-aid in his name.p. The University has received a $100,000 commitment to…

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Engineering team receives grant

Author: William G. Gilroy

Engineering team receives grant for development of nanoscale biosensorsp. A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by Wolfgang Porod from the University of Notre Dame has received a grant from the Department of Defense’s Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program. The team will receive a total of $5 million over five…

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University selects Atlanta firm as licensing agency

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame has selected the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) as its trademark licensing agency.p. Notre Dame’s licensing program was established in the early 1980s as one of the first in higher education and since then had been managed on an independent basis. Through its new partnership with…

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FTT professor to be honored at 2004 world animation festival

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Donald Crafton, professor of film, television and theatre (FTT) at the University of Notre Dame, will be honored with a special award at the 2004 World Festival of Animated Films, to be held in Zagreb, Croatia.p. Crafton will receive the Award for Special Contribution to the Theory of Animation. The…

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Distinctive seniors in the Class of 2003

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame’s 2003 graduating class can be defined collectively, through a variety of numerical and statistical observations, as well as individually, through the stories of seniors with compelling tales to tell.p. Some of the numbers are:p….

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Father Malloy awarded 14th honorary degree

Author: Matthew V.Storin

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, received an honorary doctor of divinity degree from Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Fla., during its commencement ceremonies May 10. It was his 14th such honor.p. Father Malloy also delivered the commencement address to a record 495…

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Send-Off ceremony to honor graduating volunteers

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Some 185 Notre Dame graduating seniors who are embarking on a year or more of service in this country and abroad will be honored at the University’s annual Senior Service Send-Off at 10 a.m. Saturday (May 17 ) in Washington Hall.p. Notre Dame’s president, Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., will…

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Political scientist named Carnegie Scholar

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Kathleen Collins, assistant professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame, is among 13 scholars from American universities and research institutions to be named a 2003 Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.p. Each scholar chosen will receive up to $100,000 over the next two years…

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Hallinan to receive 2003 Research Achievement Award

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Renowned sociologist Maureen T. Hallinan, White Professor of Arts and Letters at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive the University’s 2003 Research Achievement Award. She will be honored and presented with a plaque May 20 (Tuesday) at the president’s faculty dinner.p. Sponsored by the Graduate School…

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Philosopher elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Author: Shannon Chapla

Philip Quinn, John A. O’Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He will be formally inducted in October at the House of the Academy in Cambridge, Mass.p. Founded during the American Revolution by John Adams, John…

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