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.
When Kate Gardner wanted to study how France and Great Britain have incorporated their Muslim immigrant communities, Notre Dame gave the graduate student a chance to take an up-close look.
Darren Davis, professor of political science, wants to know what you really think about political candidates and public policy issues.
The University of Notre Dame’s Creative Writing Program has been ranked 13th in the nation in a new poll conducted by the readers of Poets & Writers Magazine.
University of Notre Dame anthropologist Agustin Fuentes, who examines human evolution from several perspectives and recently published two books, addresses misconceptions about race, sex, and aggression that continue to dominate our discourse.
Nicole M. McNeil, assistant professor of psychology and a fellow of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, has been named one of the 67 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Two University of Notre Dame faculty members have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in honor of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
Howard Goldblatt, research professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures at the University of Notre Dame, received an honorary doctorate Dec. 12 (Friday) from the Open University of Hong Kong…
Can you define the American dream? Is the dream evolving? Is it different for every individual? Is it an exclusively American idea or does it resonate around the world?
Robert E. Norton, professor of German and chair of the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the International Herder Society.
“Our campus is in South Bend, Ind.; our classroom is the world.” This catchphrase, first applied in 1997, has never been truer than it is today. This fall the University added new international study programs…
Poet Orlando Menes, associate professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, has received a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship for 2009. Menes is one of 42 poets selected this year from a pool of some 1,000 applicants…
University of Notre Dame philosopher Fred Rush examines how philosophical reflection on building can reveal important aspects of the human condition, in a new book titled “On Architecture,” recently released by Routledge.
Rev. Timothy R. Scully, C.S.C., professor of political science and director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame, received a 2008 Presidential Citizens Medal in an Oval Office ceremony…
Jennifer Herdt, associate professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of “Putting on Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices,” newly released by the University of Chicago Press.
The Bush administration’s massive allocation of funds to financial institutions has had negligible effects on the country’s economic crisis, and its attention seems now more focused on the plight of ordinary homeowners…
President Bush recently appointed Gilberto Cárdenas, Julian Samora Chair in Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, to a commission that will study the potential creation of a National Museum of the American Latino.
What’s an oblivious single mom, in a hurry to leave on a date, going to do when Death?you know, The Grim Reaper, with the shroud and the scythe?appears at the door instead of the teenage babysitter? Slip Death a few bills and head out the door, of course…
Hachen has teamed with Notre Dame faculty members Albert-László Barabási (Physics) and Gregory Madey (Computer Science and Engineering) to work on a project known as WIPER, which is supported by a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.
William Kristol, founder and editor of The Weekly Standard, will give a lecture titled “American Politics: A New Era?” at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 9) in the auditorium of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Center for International Studies.
Screenwriter Stephen Susco, a 1995 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, will screen his new film, “Red,” on Dec. 11 (Thursday) at 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
Errol Philip, a University of Notre Dame graduate student in the Department of Psychology’s counseling program, recently received the Student Research Award from the health section of the Society of Counseling Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association.