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Catholic university presidents to reflect on 50-year Land O’Lakes legacy

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Notre Dame’s Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, in collaboration with the Office of the President, will host four Catholic university presidents on Sept. 5 for a lecture and panel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the drafting and signing of the Land O’Lakes Statement.

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One-person play on Notre Dame founder to premiere Aug. 30

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Notre Dame will premiere “Sorin: A Notre Dame Story,” a one-person play about the life and work of the University’s founder, Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., on Aug. 30 in the Patricia George Decio Theatre of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The production celebrates the 175th anniversary of the University through the collaborative creative work of four notable Notre Dame alumni.

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Digital library project documents rise of the contemporary Latin American Catholic Church

Author: Brandi Klingerman

To preserve and share the history of political upheaval that ultimately changed the Latin American Catholic Church, Notre Dame researchers are collecting documentation to develop a digital library of the events that took place over more than 60 years.

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Class of 2021: Intellectually and globally diverse, dedicated to service and leadership

Author: Erin Blasko

A New York Times best-selling author. A Paralympic athlete. A national debate champion in India. The founder of a nonprofit that teaches Latin to inner-city students. These are just a few of the 2,052 students who comprise Notre Dame’s Class of 2021, an intellectually and globally diverse group and the first to feature more than 1,000 women.

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Researchers discover new chemical process that could reduce nitrogen oxides from diesel exhaust

Author: Jessica Sieff

Chemical engineers at Notre Dame have discovered a catalytic process that could help curb emissions of nitrogen oxides from diesel-powered vehicles, a priority air pollutant that is a key ingredient in smog. The resulting study, published in the journal Science, is the culmination of a decade of collaborative research by Notre Dame, Purdue University and Cummins Inc.

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Historic project at Notre Dame nearing completion

Author: Dennis Brown

The largest construction project in the 175-year history of the University of Notre Dame – an 800,000-square-foot integration of world-class space for teaching, research, performances, faith, multimedia, student life and athletics – is nearing completion, with several components now open or opening over the next two weeks and most of the other facilities ready for occupancy in January.

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JoAnn DellaNeva named academic director of London Global Gateway

Author: Amanda Skofstad

JoAnn DellaNeva, professor of Romance languages and literatures at Notre Dame, has been appointed academic director of the University’s London Global Gateway. During her two-year term, DellaNeva will hold full academic oversight of the Gateway, including the London undergraduate program and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in London and beyond.

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Fulbright foreign language teachers to receive academic, cultural training at Notre Dame

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

Notre Dame is hosting its 12th annual summer orientation for the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute of International Education, on campus Aug. 5-9. This year, 69 teaching assistants from 32 countries will attend a series of workshops designed to enhance their teaching in the United States.

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Heather Hyde Minor named academic director of Rome Global Gateway

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Heather Hyde Minor, professor of art history at Notre Dame, has been appointed academic director of the University’s Rome Global Gateway. During her two-year term, Hyde Minor will hold full academic oversight of the Gateway, including the Rome undergraduate program and efforts to enhance the University’s research profile in Rome and beyond.

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