For many of us, the basement is sort of a merchandise purgatory, home to the items we don’t really use anymore but still can’t quite bring ourselves to throw out. But when Susan Ohmer went digging through the basement of New York University’s library…
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“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers,” one of New Orleans’ best-known fictional residents, Blanche DuBois, said famously in the Tennessee Williams play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” Not so for one of New Orleans’ best-known real residents, Xavier University of Louisiana.
Xavier Marquez, a political science postdoctoral fellow at the University of Notre Dame, has received the Leo Strauss Prize for the best dissertation in political theory for 2005-06.
Three dozen Catholic Relief Services (CRS) staff members from around the world are on the University of Notre Dame campus this week (June 25 to 30) participating in the 2006 Summer Institute on Peacebuilding.
Daniel E. Colon, a graduate student in the University of Notre Dame’s Ph.D. in Literature program, has received a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship to study in Chile.
Grant Van Eaton, a University of Notre Dame junior from Austin, Texas, has been awarded a DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship, which will support 10 months of study at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen in Germany beginning this fall.
Bad behavior in the world of sports is well documented – from the steroid scandals of Major League Baseball to collegiate recruiting violations to parents and coaches gone wild at youth events. Since 1999, University of Notre Dame researchers have studied the issue of character in sports…
As director of the Notre Dame psychology department’s Laboratory for Psycho-oncology Research, Thomas Merluzzi devotes his professional energy to helping people with cancer.
Notre Dame’s Irish program is featured in a New York Times story about a new Fulbright program sending Gaelic-speaking teaching assistants to American universities.
Gerald L. Bruns, William P. and Hazel B. White Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, was among 39 English professors at leading universities participating in a recent national survey on biblical literacy sponsored by the John Templeton Foundation.
Robert Johansen is known for coming up with ideas that are ahead of their time: proposals having to do with world order, international ethics, global governance, and the maintenance of peace and security.
Timothy Gloege, a doctoral candidate in history at the University of Notre Dame, has been named a winner of the 2006 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship competition by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.
Hispanic homeowners benefit from the appreciation of home prices, while potential homeowners and Hispanic renters continue to face problems of affordability, according to a report released today by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS) and Esperanza USA.
Sonia Gernes, professor emerita of English at the University of Notre Dame, has published a book of new and selected poems titled “What you Hear in the Dark.”