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Notre Dame Forum to examine immigration

Author: Arts and Letters

U.S. Sen. Melquiades Rafael “Mel” Martinez, R-Fla., Cardinal Roger Mahony of Los Angeles, Gov. Janet Napolitano of Arizona, and Mayor Louis J. Barletta of Hazleton, Pa., will be the featured panelists participating Oct. 8 (Monday) in the third annual Notre Dame Forum.

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Senior receives double honors from Campus Compact

Author: Arts and Letters

Andrea Laidman, a University of Notre Dame senior from Alden, N.Y., is the recipient of national and state awards from Campus Compact, a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education.

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The human experience of immigration

Author: Arts and Letters

Migration is a global economic process, not a new problem, according to anthropologist Karen Richman, director of the year-old Center for Migration and Border Studies at Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies…

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ND Expert: Fed's interest rate cut a "bailout"

Author: Arts and Letters

The Federal Reserve’s half-point interest rate drop to 4.75 percent - a move intended to boost consumer confidence and blunt the economic damage from slumping housing and credit markets – actually was a bid to rescue ailing financial institutions, according to a Notre Dame economist.

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Cosmopolitanism conference to take place Sept. 28

Author: Arts and Letters

Kwame Anthony Appiah from Princeton University and Martha C. Nussbaum from the University of Chicago Law School will serve as keynote speakers for a one-day conference titled “Cosmopolitanism: Gender, Race, Class and the Quest for Global Justice” on Sept. 28 (Friday)…

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Campus events support immigration forum

Author: Arts and Letters

A number of events are being held throughout the year at the University of Notre Dame in conjunction with “Immigration: A Notre Dame Forum,” which will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 (Monday) in the Joyce Center arena.

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Our man in Asia

Author: Arts and Letters

Jonathan Noble is newly appointed to the Office of the Provost. But his duty roster is more reminiscent of the traditions of diplomacy. He is, in short, “Our Man in Asia.”

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FTT season brings five performances to campus stages

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) 2007-08 theater season features five plays, beginning with William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” performed by international touring troupe Actors From The London Stage, from Sept. 12 to 14…

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Gondoli Looks at How Moms Stay in the Know

Author: Arts and Letters

To paraphrase a proverb, it may take a village to raise a child, but there’s no guarantee that everyone in that village will see eye-to-eye on parenting, especially when it comes to adolescents. Just ask Dawn Gondoli, associate professor of psychology…

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