Robert A. Leader, professor emeritus of art, art history and design, died yesterday (April 11). He was 81 years old.
Gil Loescher, professor emeritus of political science, and Matthew Storin, adjunct professor of American studies and formerly Notre Dame’s principal spokesman, are among the 12 distinguished figures who will receive honorary degrees at this year’s Commencement exercises.
Two University of Notre Dame faculty members are among the 187 artists, scholars, and scientists receiving prestigious Guggenheim fellowships this year…
Darcia Narvaez, associate professor of psychology and director of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethical Education, recently commented on “Sesame Beginnings,” a new line of DVDs intended for children as young as six months, in the South Bend Tribune.
Scott Monroe needs only to see a television commercial for a depression drug to judge how much society’s perception of the syndrome has changed.
A study by two University of Notre Dame political scientists shows that the more women politicians are made visible in national news coverage, the more likely young women are to become politically active.
Isabel Ferreira Gould, assistant professor of Portuguese and Brazilian studies at the University of Notre Dame, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD).
Economic journalist James Lardner will give a lecture on “U.S. Economic Inequality and Why it Matters” at 7 p.m. Tuesday (April 11) in Room 127 of the University of Notre Dame’s Hayes-Healy Hall.
Among notable Notre Dame alumni, best-selling author Nicholas Sparks often tops the list in the literary category. With novels such as “Message in a Bottle,” “A Walk to Remember” and “The Notebook” made into major motion pictures…
Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, will give the commencement address and receive an honorary degree May 13 at Neumann College in Philadelphia.
As the Senate begins a controversial debate of the biggest overhaul of U.S. immigration law in two decades, Allert Brown-Gort, associate director of the Institute for Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, says it’s long overdue and the current law is out of touch with reality.
Kristin Shrader-Frechette, O’Neill Family Professor of Philosophy and concurrent professor of biological sciences, recently talked to the editors of U.S. Catholic magazine about issues related to the environment.
Three lectures on the role of Christian religious belief in the production and distribution of contemporary film and television programming will be given at the University of Notre Dame in April.
Throughout the centuries, the Bible has served as the inspiration for countless plays, films and a wide range of performances. A panel of academic experts will examine the significance of this practice from historical, academic and practical perspectives…
Darcia Narvaez, associate professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame, has co-authored a chapter on character development in children in the “Handbook of Child Psychology,”…
The University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will host an international conference on the consequences of war for youth and society Friday and Saturday (March 31 and April 1)…
Research conducted by E. Mark Cummings, Notre Dame Professor of Psychology, was recently featured in an article in the South Bend Tribune.
The biblical character Salomé, who demands Herod bring her the head of John the Baptist on a silver platter, was a naughty, naughty girl. Notre Dame theatre Professor Anthony Juan describes her as “the ever-changing shape, the mysterious, the moon that heightens the tide of seas and desire.”
Throughout his life, Joe Kernan has played numerous roles: Notre Dame student and alumnus, naval flight officer, mayor of South Bend, governor of Indiana. This semester, he adds professor to his impressive résumé.
The University of Notre Dame has been selected as one of 18 colleges and universities across the country to participate in a four-year national study of liberal arts education.