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ACE program to celebrate 15th anniversary

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) program will celebrate its 15 years of service to Catholic schools with a jubilee weekend for its graduates and other supporters of Catholic schools from July 24 to 27…

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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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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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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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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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