Notre Dame is hosting its fourth annual Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship orientation from Aug. 11 to 15, with 55 foreign language teachers from 40 countries having come to campus for a series of workshops designed to enhance their teaching in the United States.
Researching how the threat of censorship affects playwrights, Yael Prizant, assistant professor of film, television and theatre, found examples from Cuban theatre in many of the case studies. “Once I read a few plays from the island, I was hooked,” she says.
“Money can’t buy me love,” the Beatles famously sang. And now a new paper by University of Notre Dame economist Kasey S. Buckles and colleagues suggests money, or more precisely the price of marriage, can significantly affect the decision to marry.
Susan Ohmer, the University of Notre Dame’s William T. and Helen Kuhn Carey Associate Professor of Modern Communication and chair of the Committee on Women Faculty and Students, has been appointed assistant provost, effective Aug. 1.
Hispanic Catholic leaders from around the world are meeting Friday and Saturday (July 31 and Aug. 1) at the University of Notre Dame for a conference titled “Camino a Emaús: The Word of God and Latino Catholics.”
Donald Kommers’ account of how he spent last semester might at first remind a listener of a high-spirited adolescent’s description of a particularly exhilarating vacation.
The University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives and Mendoza College of Business recently named Christopher Clemons as the inaugural director of the new Notre Dame Educational Leadership Program.
Olivia Remie Constable, professor of history and Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute, was elected to the bureau of the Fédération Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales (FIDEM) for a five-year term.
Jody Nicholson is known around South Bend as “the lead lady.” A graduate student in developmental psychology, she is completing her dissertation on a project called “Get the Lead Out,” a Notre Dame Center for Children and Families community-based research project…
Six University of Notre Dame professors who are fellows of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies have received grants for research that intersects with issues of peace and conflict.
Jessica Collett and Omar Lizardo, assistant professors of sociology, call it “one of the most consistent findings in the sociology of religion”: Women are more religious than men. They recently published a paper that discusses possible reasons why.
The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival will present “ShakeScenes”?a collection of excerpts taken from the works of Shakespeare and performed by Michiana community groups, high school students, and grade-schoolers?Saturday and Sunday (July 18 and 19)…
Rebecca Guhin and Joseph Kolar, both entering master of divinity students at the University of Notre Dame, have been recognized as young leaders who demonstrate exceptional gifts for ministry by the Fund for Theological Education.
The Vatican’s investigation, or “apostolic visitation,” of American communities of religious women is more than just a friendly visit, according to Kathleen Sprows Cummings, assistant professor of American studies and associate director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism…
A productive day for Cynthia Mahmood, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, is the stuff of nightmares for many others.
The Office of the Provost at the University of Notre Dame has announced the promotion of 52 faculty members within the University’s colleges and First Year of Studies Program.
Michael Rea, professor of philosophy, and Samuel Newlands, assistant professor of philosophy, were recently awarded more than $1.4 million from the John Templeton Foundation for their project “The Problem of Evil in Modern and Contemporary Thought.”
The 10th anniversary season of the Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival will open in mid-July and continue until the end of August with a variety of performances on campus and throughout the community.
Research conducted by Jennifer Warlick, professor of economics and policy studies, suggests that student mobility?students leaving one school and enrolling in another?can have a negative impact on achievement, even among those who don’t move.
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.
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…