The recently reported drop in SAT scores nationwide has many educators worried, yet a University of Notre Dame sociologist regards the underlying issues that could account for the scoring dip to be positive.
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Karen Graubart, associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, examines the roles played by indigenous women in the early years of Spanish colonization of Peru in a new book published by Stanford University Press.
Peter Holland, McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed acting dean of the University’s Graduate School…
“Migration, Documented,” sponsored by the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS), will present six films to be shown at 7 p.m. each Wednesday from Sept. 5 to Oct. 10 in 126 DeBartolo Hall…
“The Crisis of Modern Times: Perspectives from The Review of Politics, 1939-1962,” edited by Notre Dame political scientist A. James McAdams, was recently published by Notre Dame Press.
John Trasviña, president and general counsel of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), will open the Institute for Latino Studies’ (ILS) Public Policy Lecture Series…
Michael “Mic” Detlefsen has finally stopped pinching himself. But he’s not yet beyond the point of using words like “delightful” and “humbling” to describe the tremendous good fortune that has come his way.
A literary conversation between Nobel Prize-winner Gao Xingjian and Dominican-American writer Julia Alvarez will highlight “Between Homeland and Heartland,” a four-day celebration of the arts Sept. 10 to 13…
To stay or to leave? After four years of war in Iraq, this is a political question, a military question – and a moral question.
The seventh annual Higgins Center Labor History Film Series at the University of Notre Dame will begin Sept. 10 (Monday) with the presentation of “Morristown” at 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
Soldiers, social scientists, war correspondents, just war theorists, military historians, international lawyers and decorated generals will meet Sept. 13 to 15 (Thursday to Saturday) at Notre Dame for a conference titled “What Is War?”
Lyn Spillman, associate professor of sociology, was inaugurated as chair of the American Sociological Association’s (ASA) Section on Culture at the group’s annual meeting this month.
The seventh annual Saturday Scholar Series at the University of Notre Dame will feature seven lectures by leading faculty members on each home football game weekend this fall.
“Gloria Patri: The History and Theology of the Lesser Doxology,” by Rev. Nicholas Ayo, C.S.C., professor emeritus in the Program of Liberal Studies, was recently published by the University of Notre Dame Press.
When Jay Paul Skelton went looking for the right person to direct this year’s mainstage Summer Shakespeare production of “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” he didn’t have to go far. Or anywhere at all, actually.
Actors From The London Stage, an international touring theater troupe based at the University of Notre Dame, will present William Shakespeare’s gripping tragedy “Macbeth” in three performances Sept. 12, 13 and 14…