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Intercollegiate athletics forum featuring Father Malloy to be cybercast

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

Rev. Edward A. Malloy, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame, will participate in a forum titledIntercollegiate Athletics: Their Role, Their Status, Their Futureat 11 a.m. Feb. 9 (Friday) at the University of Virginia. Hosted by the Miller Center of Public Affairs, the event will be cybercast…

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Israeli soldier turned scholar to speak Feb. 8 on security issues

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

Efraim Inbar, professor of political studies atBar-IlanUniversityinIsrael, will deliver a lecture titledIsraels Security Environmentat 8 p.m.Thursday (Feb. 8) in Room C-103 of theHesburghCenterat the University of Notre Dame. Presented by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the event is free and open to the public. p. Prior to…

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New York architect Jaquelin Robertson named 2007 recipient of Driehaus Prize

Author: Kara Kelly &Dennis Brown

Jaquelin T. Robertson, a New York-based architect and urban planner whose work is found worldwide, has been named the recipient of the University of Notre Dames fifth annual Richard H. Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture. He will receive $100,000 and a model of the choregic Monument of Lysikrates in…

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Former EPA chief Whitman to speak Feb. 7 on U.S. environmental issues

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

Christine Todd Whitman, former administrator of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency and governor of New Jersey, will deliver a lecture titledShaping the Future: Americas Environment Todayat 4 p.m. Feb. 7 (Wednesday) in the Leighton Concert Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame….

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Security Police director Rakow to receive 2007 Armstrong Award

Author: Shannon Chapla

TheUniversityofNotre Dame Alumni Associationwill present the James F. Armstrong Award, which recognizes outstanding service to the University by an employee, to Rex Rakow, long-time director of the Notre Dame Security Police Department (NDSP). p. Appointed assistant director of NDSP in 1979, Rakow was promoted to director in 1985 and…

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Sedlack wins awards from Graphic Design USA magazine

Author: Shannon Chapla

Robert Sedlack, assistant professor of design at the University of Notre Dame, recently received American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA magazine for two University related projects. p. Sedlack designed the Snite Museum of ArtsSelected Workscatalogue, which highlights 250 of the museums best works.It was honored by the…

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Ninth annual Carnaval celebration comes to campus

Author: Shannon Chapla

The spirited music and dance ofBrazilwill come to the University of Notre Dame when the Kellogg Institute for International Studies presents its ninth annual Carnaval celebration Feb. 9 (Friday) at8 p.m.in Notre Dame’s South Dining Hall.The event is free and open to the public. p. This years Carnaval, a…

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40th Annual Notre Dame Literary Festival to take place Feb. 5-8

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

The Notre Dame Literary Festival will celebrate its 40th anniversary with a variety of literary offerings Feb. 5 to 8 (Monday to Thursday). This years theme,Now Youre the Metaphor,seeks to inspire students to approach their own lives as a work of art in which they are the writer. p….

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Milton scholar provides new view of poet’s life in new book

Author: Shannon Chapla

Stephen M. Fallon, professor of liberal studies and English at the University of Notre Dame, provides a new view of 17 th century English poet John Miltons life and his importance for contemporary literary theory in a new book published by Cornell University Press. p. InMiltons Peculiar Grace: Self-Representation…

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Winter Career and Internship Fair to be held Feb. 1

Author: Shannon Chapla

The University of Notre Dame will host its 2007 Winter Career and Internship Fair from4to8 p.m.Feb. 1 (Thursday) in theJoyceCenterfieldhouse.Sponsored by the University’sCareerCenter, the event is free and open to students from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College,HolyCrossCollegeand other area colleges and universities. p. Some 170 employers and 473 recruiters…

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ND ReSource: Emerging Asian economies present opportunities for U.S.

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The global power shift caused by the rapidly growing economies of China, India and other Asian nations can benefit Americans, according to University of Notre Dame economist Nelson Mark. p. As we see broader participation of emerging economies in international trade and finance, we might expect a slowing down…

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Marketing professor Sherry recognized for article

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

John F. Sherry Jr., professor and chair of marketing at the University of Notre Dame, has been selected as a recipient of the 2006 Marketing Science Institute/H. Paul Root Award. p. The honor recognizes Sherry and two co-authors for the paperCreating a Market Orientation: A Longitudinal, Multifirm, Grounded Analysis…

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Glee Clubs from Notre Dame and Michigan to perform together

Author: Shannon Chapla

TheUniversityofNotre Dame Glee Clubwill join theUniversityofMichigan Mens Glee Club at8 p.m.Friday (Jan. 26) for a special performance in the Leighton Concert Hall of theDeBartoloCenterfor the Performing Arts at Notre Dame. p. Admission to the concert, which features two of the finest all male collegiate choral groups in the country,…

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Law School’s Jimmy Gurulé uncovers the financial pipelines to terror

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

As Jimmy Gurulé faces students in his spring semester classThe Law of Terrorism,he knows his audience is willing to delve into the complexities that al-Qaeda, and global terrorism in general, present. p. Too often, says the professor of law, other groups – the public, media and politicians, in particular…

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Sophomore wins Hannah Storm journalism internship at ND

Author: Shannon Chapla

Jessica Bruno, a University of Notre Dame sophomore fromNorwalk,Conn., has been selected as the first recipient of the Hannah Storm journalism internship through the Notre Dame Alumni Association. p. The internship is funded in part by proceeds fromNotre Dame Inspirations,a new book written by Storm, who is co-anchor of…

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5 professors earn NEH Awards; ND leads nation for past 8 years

Author: Dennis Brown

Five University of Notre Dame faculty members have received research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for 2007, bringing to 29 the number of NEH fellowships awarded to Notre Dame in the past eight years, more than any other university in the nation. p. This years…

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A Radical Step to Preserve a Species: Assisted Migration

Author: Carl Zimmer

The Bay checkerspot butterflys story is all too familiar. It was once a common sight in the San Francisco Bay area, but development and invasive plants have wiped out much of its grassland habitat. p. Conservationists have tried to save the butterfly by saving the remaining patches where it…

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Notre Dame task force issues report on future of Catholic schools

Author: Carol Zimmermann

WASHINGTON (CNS) — For today’s Catholic schools to thrive, school officials must rethink traditional ways of operating and try innovative approaches, said a report highlighting the current challenges facing Catholic schools. p. The report also calls on the Catholic community at large to play a key role in restoring…

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Student health service departments move into newly renovated Saint Liam Hall

Author: Julie Hail Flory

A newly renovated building on the University of Notre Dame campus is now home to three departments that provide health services to Notre Dame students. p. University Health Services (UHS), the University Counseling Center (UCC) and the Office of Alcohol and Drug Education (OADE) all moved into the new…

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Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas to be celebrated at Basilica Mass

Author: Michael O. Garvey

The feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, patron saint of students and universities, will be observed at the University of Notre Dame with a Mass at5:15 p.m.Monday (Jan. 29) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. p. Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dames president, will be the presiding celebrant…

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Four graduates to be honored Jan. 26 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 Friday (Jan. 26). p. The Rev. Arthur S. Harvey, C.S.C., Award, which recognizes achievements in the media or performing arts, will be presented to Hannah Storm, a 1983 graduate and…

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George Gallup in Hollywood

Author: Nina Ayoub

In 1939, millions of Americans were eagerly awaiting the movie version of Gone With the Wind. Fifty-six million, five hundred thousand to be exact, give or take a fan. That was the figure given in a Gallup poll and seized on by David O. Selznick as the producer negotiated…

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Professor Bernard Doering’s translation of Maritain biography wins awards

Author: Michael O. Garvey

Jacques and Raïssa Maritain: Beggars for Heaven,a biography by Jean-Luc Barré, translated by Bernard E. Doering, professor emeritus of Romance languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame, and published by University of Notre Dame Press, has won two recent honors from the Catholic Press Association and the…

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Ten Years Hence lecture series to begin Jan. 26

Author: Carol Elliott &Dennis Brown

National experts will explore the next decade of change in immigration reform, global security and other vital issues during the 2007 Ten Years Hence speaker series at the University of Notre Dame. p. The spring series of six lectures runs from Jan. 26 to April 20, with all talks…

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A “Regensburg Moment” at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

For an arcane academic lecture, it certainly made a splash: p. Only a few hours after a retired faculty member returned to the University of Regensburg in Germany to speak in one of its venerable lecture halls onFaith, Reason and the University:Memories and Reflections,seven churches in the West Bank…

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Poet Aragón selected for award and residency

Author: Kyle Chamberlin

The Alliance of Artists Communities recently named poet Francisco Aragón a recipient of the Midwestern Voices and Visions award. A faculty member in the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, he was one of seven award recipients from a pool of 115 nominated artists and…

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Summer Shakespeare to present “The Romeo and Juliet Story: In Concert” Jan. 26

Author: Shannon Chapla

Summer Shakespeare, the professional theatre in residence at the University of Notre Dame, will presentThe Romeo and Juliet Story: In Concertat7:30 p.m.Jan. 26 (Friday) in the Decio Theatre of theDeBartoloCenterfor the Performing Arts. p. Admission to the performance ranges from $12 to $50, and tickets are available by calling…

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Symposium to explore antiquities, cultural property

Author: Julie Hail Flory

The University of Notre Dame will welcome museum directors, archaeologists, art historians and international law scholars to campus Feb. 24 (Saturday) to explore issues concerning cultural property and its stewardship at a symposium titledThe Acquisition and Exhibition of Classical Antiquities: Professional, Legal and Ethical Perspectives. p. The symposium will…

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