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Undergraduate assignments good enough to publish

Author: Arts and Letters

Passionate opponents of grade inflation often sniff that an “A” should be given only to essays worthy of publication. Even by that exacting standard, six undergraduate students enrolled in Professor Luc Reydams’ international law course deserve the coveted mark.

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Commencement events to be cybercast on Web

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s 162nd Commencement exercises, which will be held on campus Sunday (May 20), will be cybercast live on the Web, along with six other Commencement weekend events, including the University’s first Graduate School commencement ceremony…

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Creative Writing and the Virginia Tech Massacre

Author: Arts and Letters

William O’Rourke, professor of English, is among the creative writing professors and writers whose views on the potential connection between Seung-Hui Cho’s murderous state of mind and his violent writing are featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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A mathematical problem that just doesn't add up

Author: Arts and Letters

Most of us share it and it seems a safe enough assumption: mathematical skills and performance develop and advance as students progress through their elementary school years. However, a new study by University of Notre Dame psychologist Nicole M. McNeil…

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