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FTT Play Our Town to Open March 31

Author: Arts and Letters

The Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) will present Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Our Town from March 31 to April 5 in the Decio Mainstage Theatre of the University's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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Edmund Pellegrino to Give Clarke Lecture on Medical Ethics

Author: Arts and Letters

Edmund Pellegrino, M.D., professor emeritus of medicine and medical ethics at the Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at Georgetown University Medical Center, will speak on “A Moral Foundation for the Helping Professions: Medicine, Law, Ministry and Teaching” at 4 p.m. Friday (March 27)…

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Research Sheds New Light on Rwanda Killings

Author: Arts and Letters

Up to a million people were killed in Rwanda fifteen years ago during a massive wave of violence over a 100-day period. Political scientist Christian Davenport says the international community’s response since then has overlooked important aspects of this atrocity.

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A New Glimpse of an Ancient Image

Author: Arts and Letters

Among the most arresting aspects of Maria Tomasula’s work is the refulgence?“magic realism,” as some critics call it?of her technique. That distinctive style is evident in the new version of Our Lady of Guadalupe she has painted for Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

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Kroc Institute Launches Facebook Page

Author: Arts and Letters

The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies has launched a Facebook page dedicated to inquiring students. Anyone can become a “fan” of the Kroc Institute (no “friend” requests required) and can learn about Kroc people, academic programs and news.

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Senior Awarded Churchill Scholarship

Author: Arts and Letters

Andrew Manion, a senior University of Notre Dame mathematics and music major from Coon Rapids, Minn., has been awarded a 2009-10 Winston Churchill Scholarship for graduate work at the University of Cambridge in England.

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