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Interview project sheds light on China before the Olympics

Author: Arts and Letters

The global community will learn much about China in two years, when Beijing plays host to the 2008 Olympic Games (Aug. 8 to 24). And, to hear from the average Chinese citizen, the world has much to learn, according to interviews conducted earlier this year by a University of Notre Dame professor.

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Jump starting wonder

Author: Arts and Letters

A particularly anemic account which is sometimes given of the miracle of the loaves and the fishes goes like this:  Most of the people who had come out to hear Jesus preach…

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Political scientist wins award for first book

Author: Arts and Letters

Tin-Bor Victoria Hui, a political scientist at the University of Notre Dame, has received the 2005 Edgar S. Furniss Book Award from Ohio State University’s Mershon Center for her first book, titled “War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe”…

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Undergraduate research helps expand boundaries of learning

Author: Arts and Letters

Can dance and other creative activity help heal the emotional scars of Rwandan orphans? How does the hip hop music of Jeff Stephens impact Notre Dame? What does the current, younger generation of Egyptian women think about education, family roles and birth control? Are their perceptions changing?

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Higgins Center film series to begin Sept. 11

Author: Arts and Letters

The sixth annual Higgins Center Labor History Film Series at the University of Notre Dame will begin Sept. 11 (Monday) with the presentation of “Meeting Face to Face: The Iraq-U.S. Labor Solidarity Tour” at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.

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Sister ML retires, sort of

Author: Arts and Letters

Professor Frank O’Malley, one of the most affectionately celebrated “bachelor dons” of Notre Dame history, famously said of the University’s older buildings that “there’s blood in the bricks.”

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