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Teaching beyond the term paper

Author: Arts and Letters

How many people read a student research paper? There’s the student writer. Maybe a friend offers to proofread it. Finally, there’s the professor who assigned the project. Not a very large audience. The exception is research done by students in anthropologist Daniel Lende’s class…

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Sharpening Father Heintz

Author: Arts and Letters

Oregenes Adamantius, to whom the academy has given the nickname “Origen,” was a second- and third-century Alexandrian monk and genius who became one of the most influential theologians…

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Stories of distinction: Class of 2008

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s 2008 graduating class is noteworthy for its accomplishments both as a whole, through a variety of numerical and statistical observations, and individually, through the stories of students with memorable tales to tell.

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Making a robot that makes up its mind

Author: Arts and Letters

For some 20 years, University of Notre Dame psycholinguist Kathleen Eberhard has studied spoken language production and comprehension, including how people consider one another’s perspectives during conversation. But it wasn’t until last year…

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