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Thompson appointed Performing Arts Center director

Author: Arts and Letters

Anna M. Thompson, most recently executive director for fine arts programming at the College of Saint Benedict and St. John’s University (CSB/SJU), has been appointed executive director of the Marie P. DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts and the Judd and Mary Lou Leighton Director…

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Blum's new book examines honesty and lies in China

Author: Arts and Letters

Susan D. Blum, associate professor of anthropology and director of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of a new book titled “Lies that Bind: Chinese Truth, Other Truths,” which explores the ideology of truth and deception…

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Notre Dame hosts two NEH summer seminars

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame is hosting two National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) summer seminars in which college and university professors with related interests are able to conduct scholarly research under the direction of an expert.

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The engraver's monument

Author: Arts and Letters

It’s an odd little monument, as Notre Dame monuments go, that shrunken monolith of concrete among the park benches just west of Malloy Hall’s Chapel of Mary, Seat of Wisdom.

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A hot job market for 2007 graduates

Author: Arts and Letters

A remarkable 88 percent of the University of Notre Dame’s class of 2007 graduated with plans in place for employment or further education, according to the annual survey of graduates conducted by the Office of Institutional Research.

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An evolving relationship

Author: Arts and Letters

Mark A. Noll, Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History and a leading scholar of American religious and cultural history, was recently the subject of an article in the South Bend Tribune. Among the topics he discussed was the relationship between Catholics and evangelicals.

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Puente to receive Latino community service award

Author: Arts and Letters

Sylvia Puente, director of the Center for Metropolitan Chicago Initiatives (CMCI) in the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies (ILS), will receive a community service award from the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF)…

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Senior receives sports journalism award

Author: Arts and Letters

Ken Fowler, a University of Notre Dame senior from Long Beach, N.Y., has been selected as the first recipient of the annual Harry Ornest Memorial Award in Sports Journalism. The award includes a summer internship at The Los Angeles Times.

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2007 Slatt Fellows named

Author: Arts and Letters

Five University of Notre Dame students?including one from the College of Arts and Letters?are the recipients of the 2007 Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship awards for undergraduate research in the field of energy systems and processes…

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Two names added to Main Building's "Wall of Honor"

Author: Arts and Letters

Sister Jean Lenz, O.S.F., assistant vice president for student affairs at the University of Notre Dame, and the late Rev. Anthony J. “Tony” Lauck, C.S.C., professor emeritus of art at Notre Dame, will have their names added to the University’s Wall of Honor…

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