Jay Skelton’s “aha moment” struck in his mid-20s while he was working in marketing and publicity for Boston’s Huntington Theatre Company.
Margaret Meserve, assistant professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, is one of 15 scholars to win a 2006-07 Rome Prize fellowship from the American Academy in Rome.
Donald P. Kommers, Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science and concurrent professor of law at the University of Notre Dame, has been elected to the board of directors of the Alexander von Humboldt Association of America.
Two graduate students in the Department of Political Science recently had articles they wrote accepted for publication by The Journal of Politics, one of the most highly regarded journals in the discipline.
The University of Notre Dame has selected 47 outstanding undergraduate faculty members?including 22 from the College of Arts and Letters?as recipients of the seventh annual Kaneb Teaching Awards.
R. Scott Appleby, professor of history and John M. Regan Director of the University of Notre Dame’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, will give the commencement address and receive an honorary doctor of laws degree…
Kenneth Woodward, a 1957 Notre Dame graduate who majored in English, and Benjamin Gunty, a sophomore in the Program of Liberal Studies, were among those honored by the Alumni Association last month.
Robert H. Vasoli, associate professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Notre Dame, died Monday (May 1).
“Facing Life: The Retrial of Evan Zimmerman,” a documentary about the second trial of a self-proclaimed innocent man sentenced to life in prison for murder, will make its cinematic premiere Monday (May 8) at 7 and 10 p.m. in the Browning Cinema…
Economic sanctions imposed by the United Nations remain a useful and powerful diplomat tool, a University of Notre Dame sanctions expert testified Tuesday…
Steven Cartwright, a University of Notre Dame junior from Pittsburgh, has been awarded the Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award by Indiana Campus Compact.
Peter Quaranto, a senior from Franklin, Mass., and Mignon Montpetit, a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology from Portage, Ind., have been selected recipients of the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s 2005-06 Distinguished Student Award and Distinguished Graduate Student Award.
Catherine Distler, a double major in anthropology and preprofessional studies from Leawood, Kan., has been named valedictorian of the 2006 University of Notre Dame graduating class. This marks the fourth straight year an Arts and Letters student has been named valedictorian.
Darren Dochuk, who received his doctorate from the University of Notre Dame last year, has been awarded the annual Allan Nevins Prize for the best dissertation in the field of of U.S. history.
“RESOLVED: That the University of Notre Dame should defeat the University of Southern California in the 2006 collegiate football contest” will be the featured topic as the debate teams from legendary football rivals Notre Dame and USC square off for the first time at 4 p.m. Friday (April 28)…
Matthew J. Slaughter, a 1990 Notre Dame graduate who majored in economics, was recently sworn in as a member of President George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).
“Una Noche de Drama y Melodrama,” a live theatre production and original student film, will be shown Friday (April 28) at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library…
The University of Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns will honor a long-time member of the psychology faculty and present research mini-grants to three campus-community partnerships at an awards dinner Wednesday (April 26).
Catherine Herman, a University of Notre Dame senior theology major from Baldwin, N.Y., has been awarded the William E. Simon Fellowship for Noble Purpose to start a community home for the elderly in New York City.
“I Alone Have Escaped to Tell You: My Life and Pastimes,” an autobiography by Ralph McInerny, professor of philosophy and Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies, has been published by the University of Notre Dame Press.