The University of Notre Dame will recognize Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of his book “On the Origin of Species” with a series of events beginning Feb. 5 (Thursday).
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The most recent volume in the University of Notre Dame’s Devers series in Dante studies has been placed on Choice Magazine’s highly regarded list of Outstanding Academic Titles for 2008. This is the third time the series has been honored by Choice.
Pope Benedict XVI’s controversial decision to lift the excommunication of a bishop who has denied that the Holocaust took place was driven by fears of schism in the Catholic Church, according to Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology…
Mark Berends, director of the National Center on School Choice, has joined the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives as the new director of its Center for Research on Educational Opportunity.
John Wilkinson, professor of literature and creative writing at the University of Notre Dame, has published a new book, “Down to Earth,” released this fall by Salt Publishing…
Martin van Creveld, a prominent military historian and strategist from Israel, and John Robb, a former U.S. special operations officer and expert on the future of war, are the lead speakers for “Of War & Law,” a symposium and film festival to be held Feb. 12 to 14 (Thursday to Saturday)…
The feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, patron saint of universities and students, will be observed at the University of Notre Dame with a Mass at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 28) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
As national Catholic Schools Week (Jan. 25 to 31) approaches, the state of America’s parochial schools is in the spotlight, and the news is somewhat discouraging.
The University of Notre Dame will host the second annual Notre Dame Women Writers Festival from Feb. 9 to 11 (Monday to Wednesday) in the Hesburgh Center on campus.
The University of Notre Dame International Security Program (NDISP) will launch its 2009 seminar series Jan. 28 (Wednesday) with a presentation by Keir Leiber, professor of political science at Notre Dame, and Daryl Press, associate professor of government at Dartmouth College.
Archbishop Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, will preside and preach at Mass at 10 a.m. Jan. 25 (Sunday) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. He also will give a lecture on “Catholicism and Secularism in Contemporary Europe” at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 (Monday).
Shakespeare at Notre Dame and Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) will present William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” from Jan. 28 to 30 (Wednesday to Friday) at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Notre Dame’s Washington Hall.
The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Relations Center will present a panel discussion, “Pornucopia: Living in a Pornified Culture,” at 7 p.m. Thursday (Jan. 22) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
The University of Notre Dame will present its 20th annual Student Film Festival from Jan. 22 to 24 (Thursday to Saturday) at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. each evening in the Browning Cinema…
The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association will present awards to three graduates?including Arts and Letters alumni Charles Kleibacker and Jerry Kammer?during ceremonies on campus this month.
As the nation prepares for the inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama, members of Notre Dame’s faculty and staff pen some well-wishes for the nation’s new leader, and the nation.
President-elect Obama’s newly appointed team of foreign policy advisors will be immediately faced with several international issues requiring their attention, but their approaches to dealing with these crises will differ.
The University of Notre Dame has launched the Science of Generosity, a project funded by a $5 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to Christian Smith, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Sociology…
Robert Schmuhl, the University of Notre Dame’s Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism, will serve as the inaugural John Hume Visiting Research Fellow at University College Dublin during the spring semester.
Rabbi Michael A. Signer, Abrams Professor of Jewish Thought and Culture at the University of Notre Dame, died Saturday (Jan. 10). He was 63 years old.
The University of Notre Dame will host scholars from around the globe Jan. 9 to 11 (Friday to Sunday) as they gather to discuss “Alexander Pushkin and Russian National Identity: Taboo Texts, Topics, Interpretations.”
With civilians bearing the brunt of the current conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, both sides?as well as the international community?need to focus on how to end the violence, according to University of Notre Dame historian Asher Kaufman…
Many of us may often feel that we’ve been born under an unlucky sign. Now, new research by a pair of University of Notre Dame economists suggests that some of us are, in fact, born in an unlucky season.