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Roundtable to focus on future of democracy in Central America

Author: Arts and Letters

Will a tide of rising expectations undermine democracy in Central America? “Polls show that inhabitants of the region feel?like many others across Latin America?that democracy hasn’t delivered in terms of standards of living,” says Luis Cosenza, the former minister to the presidency in Honduras.

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Honoring a deep cove

Author: Arts and Letters

He lived alone in a nondescript apartment complex within walking distance of the Notre Dame campus. He also ate most of his meals alone, and gravely, in the Decio Hall cafeteria…

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FTT play "The Dispute" to open Nov. 11

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present Pierre Marivaux’s “The Dispute” Nov. 11 to 15 (Tuesday to Saturday) at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16 (Sunday) at 2:30 p.m. in the Decio Mainstage Theatre…

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Award-winning producers return to discuss storytelling

Author: Arts and Letters

Tom Bettag, a 1966 Notre Dame graduate and executive producer of The Koppel Group for Discovery Networks, and Gita Pullapilly, a 1999 graduate and documentary film producer for Dungby Productions, will provide an inside look at how expert storytelling shapes reality for television and film…

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Voting for a better society

Author: Arts and Letters

University of Notre Dame political scientist Dianne Pinderhughes wants the upcoming presidential election to accomplish one specific outcome, and it doesn’t have anything to do…

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ND Expert: "No port security"

Author: Arts and Letters

Washington Post columnist and former White House speechwriter Michael Gerson will deliver the inaugural McCullough Lecture in Responsible Journalism and Government on Oct. 29…

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Quotable, around the globe

Author: Arts and Letters

Bob Schmuhl wears some interesting hats. He is, first, the big shoulders on which the University of Notre Dame’s journalism program has matured, earning professional accolades…

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