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At-risk moms find 'BFFs' at Notre Dame

Author: Arts and Letters

Parenting can be a huge challenge, even in traditional, two-parent households.  For low-income, single moms, it can prove overwhelming. Enter a first-of-its-kind research project at the University of Notre Dame…

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FTT performance examines early adulthood

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present John Patrick Shanley’s “Savage in Limbo” from Oct. 8 to 11 (Monday to Thursday) at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 12 (Friday) at 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre…

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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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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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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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