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Broadcast Journalist Ted Koppel to Speak at Notre Dame

September 27, 2012 Chris Milazzo

Pioneering journalist Ted Koppel will visit the University of Notre Dame on October 12 for a public discussion of contemporary journalism, politics, and world affairs. The event is sponsored by the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy. Read More >

Club explores American culture

September 18, 2012 Sarah McCarthy

Senior Colin O’Neill, the president of the American Studies Club, wants students to know why he thinks American Studies is the best major at Notre Dame.

American Studies, O’Neill said, is more than just an interdisciplinary study of what it means to be American.

“It is understanding American thought and American behavior through our everyday experiences and things like [television], movies and books,”  Read More >

Thousands celebrate Ireland and Notre Dame in Dublin

September 07, 2012 Julie Hail Flory

Mass at Dublin Castle Mass at Dublin Castle

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When some 35,000 Americans descended on Dublin, Ireland, for the Emerald Isle Classic football game between Notre Dame and Navy (played Sept. 1 at Aviva Stadium), it was for many a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the country, learn about their Irish heritage, and celebrate Notre Dame’s rich academic, faith and athletic tradition.

Events included academic programs, Masses, service projects and fan celebrations, highlighted by a Notre Dame pep rally that merged the best of American and Irish traditions, and a Mass at historic Dublin Castle. Read More >

American Studies Professor Goes Back to School

September 07, 2012 Colin O'Neill

As part of the Western History Association's "Take a Historian to School" initiative, Notre Dame professor of American Studies, Annie Coleman will be headed back to school. Working with Alliance for Catholic Education Professor Brian Collier and PhD. student Lindsey Passanger Wieck, Professor Coleman's research is being reworked and intigrated into the second-grade cirriculum Saint Rose of Lima School in Denver, Colorado, where students will have the opportunity to learn about the West in a fun, engaging and interactive environment. Teacher's at Saint Rose will also receive a copy of Professor Coleman's book, helping them to see the ways in which the material has been made accessible for the second grade audience.  Read More >