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Notre Dame offers new digital marketing program in Chicago

Author: Carol Elliott

Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business is launching an accelerated certificate program in digital marketing for marketing and media professionals. Offered by Mendoza’s Stayer Center for Executive Education in partnership with Rutgers Business School Executive Education, the program will take place Sept. 28 through Oct. 2 at the Notre Dame Chicago campus.

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Margot Fassler

Author: Ted Fox

Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy, Director of the Program in Sacred Music
 

Margot Fassler

“Our students are the greatest inspiration for everything I do. Choral conductors who compose, organists who teach congregations through their great breathing instrument, and inspired singers who train young choristers, they are singular talents who together build the whole sounding enterprise.” Read More

 

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Peter Jeffery

Author: Ted Fox

Michael P. Grace II Professor of Medieval Studies, Associate Director of Academics for the Program in Sacred Music

Peter Jeffery

“My dream is that the music of our liturgy today, in all its diversity, will once again harmonize all the disparate elements of Catholic tradition and spiritual life, as if into one seamless garment.” Read More

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Research on charter schools needs to go beyond test scores

Author: William G. Schmitt

A comprehensive review of the research assessing charter schools as the fastest growing area of school choice reforms has uncovered a need for studies that take a different tack, according to Notre Dame sociologist Mark Berends. He notes that the explosive growth of charter schools in the past decade has benefited from claims in the public arena that are not thoroughly examined.

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Origami-inspired shelters could serve military, disaster relief efforts

Author: Notre Dame News

Ashley P. Thrall, Myron and Rosemary Noble Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering at Notre Dame, is developing origami-inspired shelters that have many potential uses, from military applications to humanitarian assistance. The design would reduce energy consumption, would be deployable by a few soldiers in about half an hour, and could be transported by plane, ship or truck on a standard military pallet.

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Paul Schultz

Author: Ted Fox

John W. and Maude Clarke Professor of Finance, Director of the Center for the Study of Financial Regulation

Paul Schultz

“I like to think our center advances the broader aims of business education and research at Notre Dame, where we recognize business as a calling that can give dignity to employees and customers while providing for the material wellbeing of society.” Read More

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Accounting errors by nonprofits occur relatively frequently, new study reveals

Author: William G. Gilroy

Nonprofit organizations often cite the high percentage of their incoming donations that go directly to the cause they support, not to administrative costs. However, a new study by Jeffrey Burks, associate professor of accountancy in Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, found that nonprofits make accounting errors at a relatively high rate, most likely because they don’t devote many resources to administrative costs.

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Notre Dame architecture graduate designs a sanctuary for Pope Francis

Author: Michael O. Garvey

In Philadelphia this September, when Pope Francis celebrates an outdoor Sunday Mass with some 1,500 priests and an estimated 1.5 million lay people, he will be standing in a sanctuary designed by James Lenahan, a Glen Ellyn, Illinois, native who recently graduated from Notre Dame with a master of architecture degree.

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