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Research That Gets Applause

Author: Arts and Letters

While taking in a show at Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, an audience may not realize that what they’re watching on the stage or screen could very well be research in action.

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Notre Dame Filmmaker to Screen Documentary About Haiti

Author: Arts and Letters

The Road to Fondwa, a documentary film that chronicles the stories of Haitian citizens and their engagement with the country's quest for development, will be screened April 16 at Notre Dame. The film, which was directed by Justin Brandon (sociology '04), will be shown at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.

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Student Conference to Focus on Peace Research

Author: Arts and Letters

Some 100 students from universities across North America will gather at the University of Notre Dame Friday and Saturday (April 3 and 4) for the annual Student Peace Conference, sponsored by Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

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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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