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Professor’s talk on American oil interests to air on C-SPAN 3

Author: Brittany Collins Kaufman

A spring lecture given by Darren Dochuk, associate professor of history at Notre Dame, will be televised on C-SPAN 3 at 8 p.m. and midnight EDT Saturday, June 24. The taping is part of C-SPAN’s Lectures in History series and will be available for viewing online and as a podcast in the week after the lecture airs.

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Richard G. Jones named Annenberg Director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy

Author: Notre Dame News

Richard G. Jones, an associate editor at The New York Times and a veteran journalism educator, is joining Notre Dame this fall as the Annenberg Director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy in the Department of American Studies.

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Discovery reveals planet almost as hot as the sun

Author: Jessica Sieff

A newly discovered planet almost three times the size of Jupiter is fascinating scientists with a unique orbit, atmospheric features and a daytime temperature hotter than most stars. The research team, which includes Justin R. Crepp, Freimann Assistant Professor of Physics at Notre Dame, published their discovery in the journal Nature.

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Perdigão: Capturing the complexities of mountain winds

Author: Jessica Sieff

A team of close to 50 scientists, students and technical staff—including Harindra Fernando, Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Professor of Engineering at Notre Dame—is bringing an unprecedented assembly of equipment to Vale do Cobrão, a valley in eastern Portugal. Researchers at the valley are collecting data on multiple aspects of wind flow patterns shaped by meteorological forcing on intricate terrain through carefully planned field observations.

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Keough School to welcome 38 students from 21 countries to new Master of Global Affairs

Author: Joan Fallon

The Keough School of Global Affairs will welcome 38 Master of Global Affairs students to Notre Dame in August. The inaugural class includes students from Afghanistan, Chile, China, Colombia, Egypt, Iran, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, the Philippines, Tajikistan, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Ukraine, the United States, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Zimbabwe.

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Graduate School degree recipients encouraged to adopt “newspaper test” of personal and professional integrity

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Dick Notebaert—chairman emeritus of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications—told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during their May 20 Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.

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