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Upward Bound receives grant from Moody's Foundation

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame’s Upward Bound program has received a $19,000 grant from the Moody’s Foundation for the implementation of a project-based learning initiative.p. The grant will be utilized to implement a mathematics component for Upward Bound’s 2004 summer residential component, through which students will work in small…

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Architect Andres Duany to present Feb. 4 lecture

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Renowned architect and town planner Andres Duany will present a lecture on zoning for traditional towns and neighborhoods Wednesday (Feb. 4) at 7 p.m. in Convention Hall B of South Bend’s Century Center, 120 S. St. Joseph St.p. Sponsored by the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture and…

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Center for History showcases University's past

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The cost of a pair of Notre Dame football tickets today would have covered one year’s tuition under the Dome in 1844. The $100 fee (not including $65 for room and board) is what the five members of the student body paid when classes began that fall 160 years…

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Leading His Flock

Author: Robert P. George & Gerard V. Bradley

Has the new archbishop of St. Louis crossed a line? p. p. The Catholic Church proclaims the principle that every human being— without regard to age, size, stage of development, or condition of dependency — is entitled to the protection of the laws. In line with the indisputable facts of…

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Memorial Mass for Professor Stritch to be celebrated February 3

Author: Dennis Brown

A memorial Mass for Thomas J. Stritch, professor emeritus of American studies at the University of Notre Dame, will be celebrated Tuesday (Feb. 3) at 3:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.p. Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., professor of history at Notre Dame, will preside at the Mass,…

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(Obituary): James Culliton; led Notre Dame business school

Author: Gary Wisby, Staff Reporter

James W. Culliton was dean of the business school at the University of Notre Dame and a trade official under two U.S. presidents.p. He also taught at Boston College and Harvard University.p. Mr. Culliton, 92, died Friday at the Moorings of Arlington Heights, the retirement community where he had…

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Professor Tom Stritch dies at 91

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Thomas J. Stritch, professor emeritus of American studies at the University of Notre Dame, died Thursday (Jan. 22) at Belcourt Terrace Nursing Home in Nashville, Tenn. He was 91 years old.p. A Nashville native, Stritch came to Notre Dame as a student in the fall of 1930, was graduated…

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University's economic impact exceeds
$830 million

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

Economic activity associated with the University of Notre Dame brought $833 million to the local area during 2002, according to an economic impact report commissioned by the University and released today.p. The report, conducted by Bay Area Economics of Berkeley, Calif., provides a tangible overview of the University’s status…

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ND has $833 million effect on local community, study says

Author: Margaret Fosmoe

SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame has an economic impact of $833 million a year on the community, according to a new study.p. In 2002, Notre Dame spent $536 million on goods and services, with $305.9 million of that spent in St. Joseph County.p. Six Notre Dame home…

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Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Jan. 27

Author: Shannon Chapla

p. The University of Notre Dame will host its annual Winter Career and Internship Fair from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 27) in the Joyce Center fieldhouse. Sponsored by the University’s Career Center, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, Holy…

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Lecturer to speak Feb. 2 on "other" Americas

Author: Julie Hail Flory

J. Michael Dash, professor of French and director of the Africana Studies Program at New York University, will deliver a lecture titled “The Relating Island: The South of the South in the Americas” at 4 p.m. Feb. 2 (Monday) at the Eck Center auditorium at the University of Notre…

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Admissions video receives additional honors

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Adding to its list of accolades, “Nowhere Else but Notre Dame,” a student recruitment video produced for the University of Notre Dame by South Bend-based NewGroup Media, has been recognized in the 2003 Aurora Awards with the Platinum Best of Show Award, the competition’s highest honor. p. Honored in…

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Alumni Association to honor distinguished students

Author: Shannon Chapla

Kevin Conley, a senior from Panama City Beach, Fla., and Kathleen Margaret Fox, a second-year Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) teacher from Bow, N.H., have been selected recipients of the University of Notre Dame Alumni Association’s 2003-04 Distinguished Student Award and Distinguished Graduate Student Award.p. The students will be recognized…

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Marketing professor to assist new ethics institute

Author: Dennis Brown

Patrick Murphy, professor of marketing and C.R. Smith II Co-Director of the Institute for Ethical Business Worldwide at the University of Notre Dame, is among a dozen leading scholars nationwide appointed to the core faculty of the Institute for Corporate Ethics.p. Newly established by the Business Roundtable and housed at…

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Marsden biography of Edwards nominated for national award

Author: Shannon Chapla

p. University of Notre Dame historian George Marsden’s book “Jonathan Edwards: A Life” is one of five finalists for the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) award for a biography. The winner will be announced in March at the organization’s 30th annual awards ceremony.p. A controversial Protestant theologian and author…

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NDPresents to feature "La Boheme" Feb. 11 at Morris Center

Author: Julie Hail Flory

NDPresents, the new arts presenter of the University of Notre Dame, will host Opera Verdi Europa performing Puccini’s “La Boheme” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11 (Wednesday) at South Bend’s Morris Performing Arts Center.p. Sponsored by U.S. Cellular, admission to the performance ranges from $20-45 and tickets are available by…

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School of Architecture appoints director of graduate studies

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Philip Bess, a professor of architecture at Andrews University and a design consultant for the Chicago firm Thursday Architects, has been appointed director of graduate studies for the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture, effective in August.p. A nationally recognized expert on town planning and neighborhood baseball park…

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Father Hesburgh to lecture on Mary

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, will give a lecture on “Notre Dame: Our Lady” 7 p.m. Tuesday (Jan.20) in the Hesburgh Library’s Carey Auditorium.p. Father Hesburgh served as Notre Dame’s president from 1953 to 1987. His 35-year tenure included the transfer…

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Four graduates to be honored by Alumni Association

Author: Shannon Chapla

Four University of Notre Dame graduates will be honored by the Notre Dame Alumni Association during ceremonies on campus next week.p. ? The Rev. Arthur S. Harvey, C.S.C., Award, which recognizes achievements in the performing arts, will be presented to John P. Santos, a 1979 graduate and the first Mexican-American…

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28 graduates serving as college presidents

Author: Dennis Brown

Recent presidential appointments at Saint Mary’s College and the University of Portland bring to 28 the number of University of Notre Dame graduates serving as college or university presidents.p. Carol Ann Mooney, a 1977 Notre Dame Law School graduate and currently vice president and associate provost at the University,…

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Poet Sherman Alexie to appear Jan. 20 at Snite Museum

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Poet Sherman Alexie, four-time winner of the World Heavyweight Championship Poetry Bout, will present a lecture Jan. 20 (Tuesday) at 7 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame.p. Presented by Notre Dame’s Office of Multicultural Student Programs and Services as…

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(Op-ed): Seeking a balance in the immigration debate

Author: Allert Brown-Gort

Op-Ed: IT IS TOO EARLY to tell whether President Bush’s proposal to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws in a radical way will be successful. The lack of legislative preparation for the project — as well as of crucial details — could give some credence to the cynics’ view that…

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Historian Marsden to discuss latest book on C-SPAN2

Author: Shannon Chapla

University of Notre Dame historian George Marsden will discuss his critically acclaimed biography “Jonathan Edwards: A Life” this weekend on C-SPAN2. He will appear at 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 p.m. Sunday (Jan.10-11) on the “Book TV” program “Public Lives.” C-SPAN2 is carried on most cable television systems and is…

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Students see how other half lives in Indy

Author: Barb Berggoetz

Jennifer Rudenko knows that the two days she’s spending with the homeless and the poor in Indianapolis won’t teach her everything about the ravages of poverty. p. But the University of Notre Dame senior said participating in the college’s Urban Plunge program will at least give her a glimpse…

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2004 Student Film Festival set for Jan. 22-26

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame’s 15th annual Student Film Festival will be presented Jan. 22, 23, 24 and 26 (Thursday-Saturday and Monday) at 7:30 and 9:45 each evening in the Hesburgh Library’s Carey Auditorium.p. Admission is $5 and tickets are available at the LaFortune Student Center or by calling…

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Computerworld names CIO Wishon a Premier 100 IT Leader

Author: William G. Gilroy

Gordon Wishon, chief information officer (CIO) at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected a 2004 Premier 100 IT Leader by the information technology publication Computerworld.p. Premier 100 IT Leaders are chosen out of a field of 500 nominees based on career accomplishments, peer recommendations and professional references. A…

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Brazilian leaders receive Notre Dame Prize

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, presented the Notre Dame Prize for Distinguished Public Service in Latin America on Monday (Jan. 5) to Brazilian President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva and his predecessor, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso.p. The award, which was presented…

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Martin Luther King Day to be marked Jan. 15

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a town hall meeting at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 (Thursday) in the student lounge of the Coleman-Morse Center.p. Titled “Wake Up the Echo: A Voice of Change Then and Now,” the meeting will be led by…

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