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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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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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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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Russian students delve into Slavic folklore

Author: Arts and Letters

In observance of Eastern Orthodox Easter (April 27), Alyssa Gillespie, associate professor of Russian, invited her Beginning Russian II students to her home earlier this month to learn the ancient Slavic craft of making pisanki, or Easter eggs…

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Alumni Association honors two Arts and Letters students

Author: Arts and Letters

Patrick Reidy, a senior from Greenwood Village, Colo., and Brenna Casey, a master’s degree candidate in the Creative Writing Program from Waterford, N.Y., have been selected recipients of the Alumni Association’s 2007-08 Distinguished Student Award and Distinguished Graduate Student Award…

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