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Black Law Students Association to host Katrina discussion series

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The University of Notre Dame Law Schools Black Law Students Association (BLSA) will host a series of discussions on the response to Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.The first discussion,An American Tragedy: Katrina in Focus,will be held at7 p.m.Oct. 4 (Tuesday) in the Hesburgh Librarys Carey Auditorium.The discussion is free…

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Cal Berkeley mathematician to lecture on computational biology

Author: William G. Gilroy

Bernd Sturmfels, professor of mathematics and computer science at theUniversityofCaliforniaatBerkeley, will present a lecture titledAlgebraic Statistics for Computational Biologyat5:30 p.m.Oct. 7 (Friday) in Room 127 of Hayes-Healy Hall at the University of Notre Dame. The lecture is free and open to the public. p. Sturmfels will discuss recent interactions…

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3 new books tell tales of Notre Dame

Author: Matthew V. Storin

The University of Notre Dame is often a hot topic on bookshelves, and this fall is no exception with at least three new volumes hitting stores. p. The Universitys most recent former president, Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., has written a book of legends and memories that he has…

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Five faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

Author: Dennis Brown,Shannon Chapla, Michael O. Garvey and William Gilroy

Five members of the University of Notre Dame faculty have been awarded endowed professorships. p. The appointments bring the number of endowed chairs at Notre Dame to 204. p. The newly appointed endowed professors are: p. College ofArts and Letters * Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, Notre Dame Professor of English -…

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FTT to open 2005-06 season with "Wings" Oct. 4 to 9

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will open its 2005-06 theater season with Arthur Kopit’s “Wings” Oct. 4 to Oct. 8 (Tuesday to Saturday) at7:30 p.m.and Oct. 9 at2:30 p.m.in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of Notre Dame’sMarieP.DeBartoloCenterfor the Performing Arts. p. Admission is…

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Nanovic Institute co-sponsors symposium in Hungary

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame is co-sponsoring the second gathering of a symposium titled “Catholic Universities of East-Central Europe and the University of Notre Dame” this week at thePázmányPéterCatholicUniversityinEsztergom,Hungary. p. The conference is being held Friday and Saturday (Sept. 30 and Oct….

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Legal scholar to argue against conservative judicial activism

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Cass R. Sunstein, Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of Chicago Law School, will give a rescheduled lecture on his recently published book,Radicals in Robes:Why Extreme Right-Wing Courts Are Wrong for<?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />America,at4 p.m.Oct. 4(Tuesday) in the Notre Dame Law…

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Oct. 14 entry deadline for Gigot business plan competitions

Author: Dennis Brown and Rachel Reynolds

The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the University of Notre Dame is accepting entries until Oct. 14 (Friday) for its two business plan competitions. p. The sixth annual McCloskey Notre Dame Business Plan Competition, with a grand prize of $15,000, is open to new ventures that have not…

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GE general manager to discuss energy

Author: William G. Gilroy

James R. Maughan, general manager of Controls and Power Electronics for GE Energy, will deliver a talk in the University of Notre Dames Distinguished Engineering Lecture Series at12:50 p.m.Friday (Sept. 30) in the DeBartolo Hall auditorium. TitledEnergy Technologies That Will Drive the Coming Environmental Revolution,the lecture is free and…

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Conference to examine past and future of classical architecture

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dames School of Architecture will welcome practicing architects, academics and students to campus this week for a conference titledThree Generations of Classical Architects: The Renewal of Modern Architecture,to be held Thursday to Saturday (Sept. 29 to Oct. 1). p. The conference, which will examine how…

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OAS leader to address Latin America governance conference

Author: Dennis Brown

José Miguel Insulza, secretary general of the Organization of American States, will be the keynote speaker at a conference examining democratic struggles inLatin Americaon Oct. 7 and 8 (Friday and Saturday) at the University of Notre Dame. p. TitledDemocratic Governance in Latin America,the conference will be held in theHesburghCenterauditorium…

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Annex or atelier, art is at its heart

Author: Michael O. Garvey

A mens residence hall once stood on the hill above the northshoreofNotreDames Saint MarysLake, occupying a building erected in 1885 to house the seminary for the Congregation of Holy Cross. From 1967 to 1990, when it was evacuated for demolition, Holy Cross Hall was the poorly heated and leaky…

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Yale’s Louis Dupré to give Erasmus Lectures

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Louis Dupré, T. Lawrason Riggs Professor Emeritus inYaleUniversitys religious studies department, will give the first four of this years Erasmus Lectures during October at the University of Notre Dame. p. As the Erasmus lecturer, Dupré will present eight lectures under the collective titleReligion and the Rise of Modern Culture.The…

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Notre Dame’s Blue Mass to be celebrated Oct. 6

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The fifth annual Blue Mass for police officers, firefighters, rescue workers and their families will be celebrated at5:15 p.m.Oct. 6 (Thursday) in the University of Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart. p. Notre Dame’s president, John I. Jenkins., C.S.C., will preside at the Mass and give a homily.Rex…

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Conference to celebrate African-American poetry

Author: Shannon Chapla

The Long Reach of African-American Poetics,a mini-conference celebrating the influence of African-American cadences and verse, will be held Oct.5 to 7(Wednesday to Friday) at the University of Notre Dame. p. The award-winning poetry of Elizabeth Alexander, Rowan Phillips, Sharan Strange and Natasha Trethewey addresses the subtleties of negotiating home…

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Father Malloy to sign copies of new book Sept. 28 at Eck Center

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1987 to 2005, will sign copies of his new book from4to6 p.m.Wednesday (Sept. 28) at the Eck VisitorsCenter on campus. p. TitledMonks Notre Dame,the book is a collection of humorous, poignant and revealing stories and essays…

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Actor Vince Vaughn brings comedy show to campus

Author: Meghan Winger

Actor Vince Vaughn will bring his national30 Days&30 Nights -Hollywoodto the Heartlandtour to the University of Notre Dame on Oct. 8 (Saturday). p. Sponsored by the Student Union Board, the show will take place at 8 p.m. in Notre DamesStepanCenter. Tickets are available exclusively to Notre Dame, Saint Marys…

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Weis Uses Play Called by 10 - Year - Old Boy

Author: Tom Coyne

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Charlie Weis doesn’t usually let anyone else call plays on offense. He made an exception for 10-year-old Montana Mazurkiewicz. p. The Notre Dame coach met last week with Montana, who had been told by doctors weeks earlier that there was nothing more they could…

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Father Jenkins recalls past in charting course for future

Author: Dennis Brown

Citing the wisdom of popes and priests, saints and scholars, and, of course, his mom, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., challenged the University community in his presidential inaugural address Friday (Sept. 23) tobuild a Notre Dame that is bigger and better than ever – a great Catholic university for…

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Fr. John I. Jenkins Inaugural Address

Author: Fr. John I. Jenkins

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This college will be one of the most powerful means for doing good in this country.
p. So wrote Edward Sorin to his religious superior Fr. Basile Moreau in France, just nine days after arriving at the snow-covered site that would become Notre Dame.
p. For 163 years,it…

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Fr. Hesburgh homily (Inauguration Mass)

Author: Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.

Your Eminence, Cardinal Archbishop ofTegucigalpa, dearest bishops, fellow priests and dear friends all. This is a happy occasion that doesn’t happen very often. But when it does happen, it marks a bright new day in the history of the institution. I thought today, rather than arrange the virtues required…

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The new father of Notre Dame

Author: Jodi S. Cohen

Scholar hopes to further diversify the university without straying too far from its Catholic mission p. SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The campus chapel is empty and silent, just how Rev. John Jenkins hoped it would be. Away from the bustle of 11,500 students, from the messages left by passionate alumni,…

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ND Forum panelists urge better communication among faiths

Author: Dennis Brown

A panel of diverse religious leaders participating Thursday (Sept. 22) in the first Notre Dame Forum agreed that more communication and perhaps a bit less certainty among people of different faiths can result in religions that bind rather than divide the world community. p. The two-hour forum, titledWhy God?…

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Inauguration related news releases

Author: Notre Dame News

Video streaming for inauguration events /content.cfm?topicid=13744 p. Father Jenkins recalls past in charting course for future /content.cfm?topicid=13522 p. Fr. John I. Jenkins Inaugural Address /content.cfm?topicid=13502 p. Fr. Hesburgh homily (Inauguration Mass) /content.cfm?topicid=13743 p. ND Forum panelists urge better communication among faiths /content.cfm?topicid=13482 p. Inauguration of Father Jenkins as president…

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Notre Dame Law Professor Phelps to lecture in Mexico

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Teresa Godwin Phelps, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School, will be the inaugural Eusebio Francisco Kino Professor in Faith and Culture at La Universidad Iberoamericano inMexico City. p. The visiting professorship is named in honor of the 17 th century Jesuit missionary, cartographer and…

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Pulitzer Prize-winner to speak on the hunt for Bin Laden

Author: Meghan Winger

Steve Coll, recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes and former managing editor of the Washington Post, will present a lecture titledInside the Hunt for Osama Bin Ladenat 7 p.m. Sept. 29 (Thursday) in the Jordan Auditorium of the University of Notre Dame. p. Sponsored by Notre Dames Kellogg Institute for…

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Notre Dame collects $240,171 for relief of Gulf region

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Collections taken up throughout the University of Notre Dame community in recent weeks—in the student residence hall chapels and dining halls and even the football stadium—have raised $240,171 for the relief of victims of the Hurricane Katrina catastrophe. p. A collection in the Notre Dame Stadium during last Saturdays…

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Inauguration events to be cybercast on World Wide Web

Author: Shannon Chapla

The inauguration convocation Friday (Sept. 23) of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., as the 17 th president of the University of Notre Dame, as well as the Notre Dame Forum, a Mass and procession proceeding the main event, will be cybercast live over the World Wide Web. p. The…

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Saturday Scholar presentation available on the Web

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Linda Przybyszewski, associate professor of history and an expert on legal history and Constitutional interpretation, delivered the most recent lecture in the University of Notre Dames Saturday Scholar Series,Catholics, Concubines, and the Constitution: 19th-Century Battles over Church and State,on Sept. 17.Her presentation included an examination of the proper role…

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Meanwhile, George Gipp may appear on a stamp

Author: Marquette Mining Journal reporter

ESCANABA – A drive is under way to have legendary Upper Peninsula native George Gipp placed on a U.S. postage stamp. The one-time Notre Dame University football standout was born in Laurium, near Calumet. He died in 1920, shortly after being named that season’s top college football player. p….

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