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Bernoulli Awards: Research Skills That Pay

Author: Arts and Letters

Categories: General News and Research

If you’re looking for an opportunity to showcase your statistical research as an undergraduate—and want to stand out from the crowd after graduation—Thomas Foote has a suggestion for you: submit a paper for Notre Dame’s "Bernoulli Awards":http://econometrics.nd.edu/bernoulli-award/. The competition is open to undergraduates of any major across campus.

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Program of Liberal Studies Shares Great Books with South Bend Youth

Author: Arts and Letters

Categories: General News

Whether working at the local food bank or spending time with a hospice patient, Notre Dame students are encouraged to engage in activities that support their academic goals while serving the greater good. For Michael Clemente (’09), volunteering with the Program of Liberal Studies’ Junior Masterpieces Seminar provided a way for him to share and pass on his passion for the liberal arts with local elementary school students. In the process, he also helped them with critical thinking and communications skills.

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Something for the Pope to Read

Author: Arts and Letters

Categories: General News, Alumni, and Catholicism

Several years ago, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., formed a Notre Dame committee to respond to a request made by Cardinal Josef Ratzinger before he became pope, one involving the search for a "common denominator" of universal moral principles. The committee's work is now available as a book.

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