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American Studies Alumnus Calls It As He Sees It

October 24, 2011

October 12, 2011 • Aaron Smith

Ted Robinson began honing his craft as a kid, sitting alone in front of a television with the sound off. There, with the door closed, he would announce ball games, imitating Marv Albert, a New York Knicks and Rangers broadcaster, and Lindsey Nelson, who did Mets games and a national replay show for Notre Dame football. Today, Robinson reaches much larger audiences as a two-time Emmy award-winning broadcaster of seven Summer and Winter Olympics, Wimbledon and French Open tennis, San Francisco 49ers football, and Major League Baseball.
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American Studies Alumnus Helps Vatican into New Media

October 24, 2011

Alumnus Helps Vatican into New Media
October 14, 2011 • Rachel Hamilton
At 6 p.m. on the eve of the feast day of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Benedict XVI picked up his iPad and, with Thaddeus “TJ” Jones ’89 by his side, revolutionized Vatican media with the launch of News.va and the first Papal tweet. Jones, who majored in American Studies and Italian, is the project coordinator for News.va and worked with all of the various media sources, as well as the company that developed the portal, in order to create the site as it exists today.
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American Studies Professor Erika Doss Receives Book Award

May 02, 2011 Joanna Basile

Professor Erika Doss, chair of Notre Dame’s Department of American Studies, has won the 2011 Ray and Pat Browne Award from the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association for her latest book, Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America. Read More >

American Studies Major wins Distinguished Student Award

April 19, 2011 Julie Hail Flory

Glynnis Garry, a senior from Dallas, Texas, was presented with the Distinguished Student Award for her academic performance and service to Notre Dame and the community. Read More >