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Father McBrien to be honored by DePaul

Author: Arts and Letters

Rev. Richard P. McBrien, Crowley-O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree at the Sunday (June 15) commencement exercises of DePaul University of Chicago.

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A different kind of "Double Domer"

Author: Arts and Letters

On a college campus, spring cannot pass into summer without graduation and the flood of memories it triggers. At Notre Dame, it’s not all that uncommon for these stories to involve a student who had, say, a somewhat singular focus on where he or she wanted to go to school.

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Praise continues for Aragón poetry book

Author: Arts and Letters

“The Wind Shifts: New Latino Poetry,” edited by Francisco Aragón, director of Letras Latinas, the literary program of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, earned first place in the Poetry in English category at the 2008 International Latino Book Awards.

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New study examines Catholic guilt among U.S teens

Author: Arts and Letters

“I’m an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt,” Irish writer Edna O’Brien once said. The existence of a Catholic sense of guilt, the tendency to feel bad for a variety of sins committed or contemplated, is firmly entrenched in popular culture. Surprisingly, however…

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