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A selection of works from the Charles S. Hayes Collection of Twentieth-Century Mexican Graphics will be on exhibition at the Snite Museum of Art, July 12 ? September 13, 2009.
A new study coauthored by Ian Kuijt, associate professor of anthropology, describes recent excavations in Jordan that reveal evidence of the world’s oldest know granaries. The appearance of the granaries represents a critical evolutionary shift in the relationship between people and plant foods.
Notre Dame economists Kasey Buckles and Dan Hungerman have received funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue research on the well-being of children and families.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s “half-hearted recognition” of a Palestinian state existing alongside a Jewish state certainly is a step forward, but “falls short of the minimal required conditions for resuming peace negotiations,” according to Asher Kaufman, professor of history…
Tough new sanctions, which the United Nations Security Council is preparing to impose on North Korea as early as June 12, are a necessary response to that country’s repeated defiance of nuclear nonproliferation agreements, said Notre Dame sanctions experts David Cortright and George A. Lopez.
Three scholars at the Univerisity of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies have won visiting fellowships for the 2009-10 academic year for research on Middle East conflict, economic sanctions and political reconciliation.
Rev. David B. Burrell, C.S.C., Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Theology at the University of Notre Dame, received the 2009 John Courtney Murray Award from the Catholic Theological Society of America (CTSA) at its annual meeting June 6 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The Play Like a Champion (PLC) program will hold its fourth annual National Sports Leadership Conference at the University of Notre Dame from June 26 to 28 (Friday to Sunday).
Christopher Waller, Gilbert Schaefer Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed senior vice president and director of research at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Otto A. Bird, the founder and first director of the General Program of Liberal Studies at the University of Notre Dame, died Friday (June 5). He was 94 years old.
Though his speech to the Arab world on Thursday did mention past American failings ? particularly the coup in Iran ? President Obama stopped short of apologizing for those missteps, says Scott Appleby, University of Notre Dame professor of history and director of the Kroc Institute.
For families and friends left to mourn scores of innocent Chinese citizens who were slaughtered two decades ago in Tiananmen Square for calling for government reform, June 4 will be a day filled with anger, sadness and resentment. But there will be no memorial event marking that historic struggle.