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Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97.

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New Notre Dame paper focuses on degree centrality in networks

Author: William G. Gilroy

Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a “node” in network theory, measures its relative importance within a network. In a recent paper published in Scientific Reports, a Nature publication, Notre Dame researchers study the problem of dynamics and evolution of a node’s centrality.

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New Notre Dame study examines prenatal investments, breastfeeding and birth order

Author: William G. Gilroy

Many mothers can relate to the experience of having hundreds of pictures of their first-born child, but far fewer of their younger children. A new study by Notre Dame economist Kasey Buckles finds that those younger children often get less attention in other ways as well.

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