Miguel H. Diaz, the nominee for ambassador to the Holy See, and former Indiana Rep. Timothy J. Roemer, the nominee for ambassador to India, both earned graduate degrees in the College of Arts and Letters.
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Professor Valerie L. Sayers, who helped develop the University’s successful Creative Writing Program, was among 11 Notre Dame faculty members honored at the University’s annual President’s Dinner, receiving the 2009 Faculty Award. Several other Arts and Letters faculty were recognized, as well.
At a spiritual retreat center overlooking Bujumburu on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, Daniel Philpott, associate professor of political science, recently led workshops on political reconciliation for leaders of Burundi’s Catholic Church.
The Fulbright Exchange Program, Winston Churchill Foundation, National Science Foundation and other national organizations have awarded postgraduate scholarships and fellowships to 16 University of Notre Dame seniors.
Matthew C. Zyniewicz, assistant chair of the Department of Theology and director of the M.A. Theology Program, is the guest contributor on pray.nd.edu this commencement weekend.
Faculty from the College of Arts and Letters will be featured in a plenary session to discuss the first and future days of the Obama Administration.
Richard Pierce, John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C., Associate Professor of History and chair of the Department of Africana Studies, has been named the recipient of the Sheedy Award for Excellence in Teaching.
The University of Notre Dame’s Class of 2009 can be defined collectively, through a variety of numerical and statistical observations, as well as individually, through the stories of seniors with compelling tales to tell.
His timing couldn’t be better given the state of the economy and new policies coming out of Washington: New research from Notre Dame economist Jim Sullivan sheds light . . .
Senior Mark Weber describes Notre Dame’s annual Bengal Bouts boxing tournament not in terms of rings and gloves but as “a great tradition of young men giving their blood and sweat in the fight against global poverty.”
If you’re thinking this sounds like a film just waiting to be made, then you’re thinking like Weber.…
Terry Eagleton, literary scholar and cultural theorist, has been appointed Excellence in English Distinguished Visitor in the Department of English.
Four doctoral candidates at the University of Notre Dame who are receiving the 2009 Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Awards will be recognized at the school’s commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. May 16 (Saturday) in the Joyce Center.
The University of Notre Dame’s Division of Student Affairs recently recognized four outstanding seniors?including three from Arts and Letters?with student leadership awards.