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End of the Ride?

December 15, 2010 ND Magazine, Winter 2010-11 • Robert Schmuhl

Americans face an uncertain future with deflated confidence in the institutions that have guided our way. Read More >

The Doorway to Sainthood

December 15, 2010 ND Magazine, Winter 2010-11 • Kathleen Cummings

André Bessette, the Holy Cross brother who was a doorkeeper at Notre Dame College in Montreal, ascends the altar of the saints. Read More >

8 American Studies Majors Receive UROP Grants

October 15, 2010 Arts and Letters

Congratulations to our American Studies majors who received UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program) grants this fall. Read More >

Laurie Arnold Appointed Director of Native American Initiatives

July 22, 2010

Laurie Arnold (Colville), assistant director of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, has been named director of Native American initiatives Read More >

American Studies Welcomes Pamela Butler

July 22, 2010 Arts and Letters

Pamela Butler will be joining the American Studies faculty for the 2010-2011 academic year. Read More >

Cummings Helps Bring "Women and Spirit" Exhibit to Northern Indiana

June 15, 2010 Arts and Letters

Please join us in congratulating Kathy Cummings, assistant professor of American studies and acting director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, who has been instrumental in bringing "Women and Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America," a traveling museum exhibit on the history of Catholic women religious in the United States, to northern Indiana in fall 2011. Read More >

Professor Jason Ruiz Awarded Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities

June 15, 2010 Arts and Letters

The Ford Foundation recently named American Studies professor Jason Ruiz a 2010 Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow. Read More >

Schmuhl Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award

May 01, 2010 Arts and Letters

Schmuhl is the first member of the American Studies faculty to receive the O'Malley Award. Read More >

Gallivan Program Senior Named ICPA Collegiate Journalist of the Year

April 12, 2010 Arts and Letters

Jenn Metz, a May 2010 graduate of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, was recently named College Journalist of the Year by the Indiana Collegiate Press Association.
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"Making Words Dance: Reflections on Red Smith, Journalism, and Writing"

April 04, 2010 Arts and Letters

"Making Words Dance: Reflections on Red Smith, Journalism, and Writing"  features lectures by fifteen of the country’s most respected journalists and writers given as part of the lecture series at the University of Notre Dame honoring award-winning columnist Red Smith. Read More >