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Summer 2010 issue - archive



NOTRE DAME AWARDED MELLON GRANT FOR STUDY OF RELIGION OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

mellonNotre Dame has been granted $657,000 by the Mellon Foundation to study how religious knowledge can be integrated into various intellectual disciplines. The grant will support University faculty and graduate students, along with other leading scholars from around the world, who work in English, history, literature, Medieval studies, sociology, philosophy, political science, and theology. Read More >

NEW ITALIAN STUDIES PROGRAM RECEIVES RESEARCH FUNDING

italyThe University of Notre Dame has longstanding historical and intellectual ties with Italy. While the University is already home to an impressive number of scholars whose research and teaching focus on Italy, support from the College of Arts and Letters and two grants from the Office of Research will help extend that engagement with an interdisciplinary program in Italian studies. Read More >

ND PSYCHOLOGISTS PARTNER WITH MADISON CENTER

madisonThe University of Notre Dame and the Madison Center, the leading provider of behavioral healthcare services in northern Indiana, have announced a series of agreements which will enhance research opportunities for University and Madison researchers while helping to improve the services Madison provides to the local community. Read More >

MORE HEADLINES

PROFESSOR BREANDAN O BUACHALLA DIES

NOTRE DAME HISTORIAN J. ROBERT WEGS DIES

VIDEO ON UNDERGRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES GARNERS AWARDS



IRISH SCHOLAR DECLAN KIBERD APPOINTED KEOUGH PROFESSOR OF IRISH STUDIES

kiberdDeclan Kiberd, one of Ireland's most prominent intellectuals, has been appointed Donald and Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies and professor of English at the University of Notre Dame. Kiberd, whose appointment becomes effective in 2011, is now chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at University College Dublin. Read More >

JOHN O'CALLAGHAN NAMED TO PONTIFICAL ACADEMY OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS

c_callaghanJohn P. O'Callaghan, director of the University of Notre Dame's Jacques Maritain Center, has been appointed a permanent member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas. Established in 1879 by Pope Leo XIII, the academy works to promote the study of the thought of St. Thomas and to bring it into engagement with contemporary culture. Read More >

JOHN VAN ENGEN WINS GRUNDLER BOOK PRIZE IN MEDIEVAL STUDIES

vanengenJohn Van Engen, Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded the 2010 Otto Grundler Book Prize for "Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life: The Devotio Moderna and the World of the Later Middle Ages." The honor is given each year to an author whose work in any area of medieval studies is judged to be an outstanding contribution to the field. Read More >

MORE NOTES

DOWD AND KOLLMAN RECEIVE GRANT TO STUDY AFRICAN CHARISMATIC MOVEMENT

FOUR ARTS AND LETTERS SCHOLARS AWARDED ACLS FELLOWSHIPS

BENN TORRES LEADS NEW MOLECULAR ANTHROPOLOGY LAB

MARK CUMMINGS RESEARCHES CHILDREN'S SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND FAMILY "TYPE"

SUSAN BLUM RESEARCHES THE TRUTH ABOUT PLAGIARISM

LAURIE ARNOLD APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF NATIVE AMERICAN INITIATIVES

MORE HONORS

BRIAN O CONCHUBHAIR HONORED FOR BOOK ON IRISH FIN DE SIECLE

PHILOSOPHY'S MACINTYRE AND VAN INWAGEN RECOGNIZED WITH HONORARY DEGREES

JIM COLLINS TO RECEIVE THE 2010 SHEEDY EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD

AVA PREACHER HONORED BY AMERICAN MOCK TRIAL ASSOCIATION

ND AWARDS FACULTY FOR EXEMPLARY WORK WITH UNDERGRADUATES

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STUDENTS SHOWCASE THEIR RESEARCH AT FIRST-EVER COLLOQUIUM

journalThe College of Arts and Letters' "Journal of Undergraduate Research", "Beyond Politics", "Sociological Voices", and "Through Gendered Lenses" joined the College of Science's "Scientia" to hold Notre Dame's first student-organized celebration of undergraduate research and publication. Read More >

SENIOR WINS ASIAN STUDIES DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

hendersonCourtney Henderson, a senior majoring in Chinese and the Program of Liberal Studies, has been named winner of the 2010 Liu Family Distinguished Achievement Award in Asian Studies. The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures bestows the award each year to the student whose character and undergraduate work best exemplifies commitment, diligence, and imagination in the study of Asia. Read More >

NOTRE DAME NO. 1 PRODUCER OF CEOS AT TOP FINANCIAL FIRMS

medallionNotre Dame educated five of the Top 100 CEOs, including James Rohr of PNC Financial Services Group and Debra Cafaro of Ventas Inc., one of only two women in the ranking. Both Rohr and Cafaro received their undergraduate degrees from the College of Arts and Letters, in 1970 and 1979, respectively. Read More >

MORE HONORS

13 SENIORS RECEIVE NATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

13 FRESHMEN EARN 2009-10 PUBLIC ANTHROPOLOGY AWARDS

STUDENT EARNS SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDY "CRITICAL LANGUAGE"

MORE UPDATES

FATHER-DAUGHTER PEACEBUILDERS PUBLISH BOOK

LEARNING TO BECOME SCHOLARS AND TEACHERS

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS HOLDS INAUGURAL DIPLOMA CEREMONY

 

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