Catherine Perry, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed a Chevalier (“knight”) in the Ordre des Palmes Academiques by the French Ministry of National Education.
Jorge A. Bustamante, Eugene P. and Helen Conley Professor of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame, has been nominated to receive the Nobel Peace Prize by Mexico’s Congress.
The feast of St. Thomas Aquinas, patron saint of students and universities, will be observed at the University of Notre Dame with a vigil Mass at 5:15 p.m. Friday (Jan. 27) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
In November 2004, 20 months after the United States overthrew Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship, three University of Notre Dame experts with differing viewpoints met to address the question: “Should the U.S. withdraw, stay the course, or engage more deeply in Iraq?”
Arcadio Díaz-Quiñones, Emory L. Ford Professor of Spanish at Princeton University, will open the Notre Dame Institute for Latino Studies’ spring lecture series…
There may be lessons for Islam in the evolution of Catholic teaching on religious liberty, according to R. Scott Appleby, director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies…
The University of Notre Dame will welcome filmmakers and scholars to campus Feb. 3 to 6 (Friday to Monday) for its annual Asian Film Festival and conference, this year titled “Humanism Before Ideology.”
IBM recently has joined the growing list of companies deserting traditional pension plans for new employees, turning instead to 401(k) plans – a move employers say will give them…
Angela Hur, the 2005 winner of the University of Notre Dame’s Sparks Prize, awarded annually to a student in the University’s Creative Writing Program, will read from her first novel, “The Queens of K-Town,” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 25)…
On Jan. 17, Scott Appleby, director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, spoke at a conference in Rome sponsored by the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See. His remarks were recently featured in a Catholic News Service story.
China’s rapidly growing economy is shifting the center of global economic gravity from Europe to Asia, providing the United States with both opportunities and challenges…
“Everything in its Place: The Life and Works of Virgilio Piñera” is the title of a new book by Thomas F. Anderson, associate professor of Romance languages and literatures…
The University of Notre Dame will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 (Tuesday) in the student lounge of the Coleman-Morse Center.
A conference Jan. 20-21 (Friday-Saturday) in McKenna Hall at Notre Dame will honor the University’s world-renowned scholar of Russian history, Andrzej Walicki, on his 75th birthday.
Four Arts and Letters graduates will be honored by the Notre Dame Alumni Association during ceremonies on campus this month.
Four University of Notre Dame faculty members have received research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for 2006, bringing to 24 the number of NEH fellowships awarded to Notre Dame in the past seven years, more than any other university in the nation.
Three books edited by University of Notre Dame faculty members and published by Notre Dame Press have recently received national awards.
The Latino population is the fastest growing group of people in the Chicago area and the lead driver for jobs and housing with $20 billion in household revenue and 38 percent of total growth among homeowners.
The University of Notre Dame’s 17th annual Student Film Festival will be presented Jan. 20 to 22 (Friday to Sunday) at 7 and 10 p.m. each evening in the Browning Cinema of the DeBartolo Center for the Performing Arts.
Before playwright and director Anton Juan joined the Department of Film, Television and Theatre (FTT) last January, FTT chairperson Peter Holland described him as “a very remarkable figure indeed.”