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Senior Andrew Owens wins 2013 Baker Award

April 25, 2013 Notre Dame News

Andrew Owens

For the third time in the past four years, a student enrolled in the John W. Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy at the University of Notre Dame is the recipient of the Brook Baker Collegiate Journalist of the Year Award.

Andrew Owens, a graduating senior in the Gallivan Program, was named the 2013 Baker Award winner at a recent ceremony of the Indiana Collegiate Press Association on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Read More >

Alumna Goes Live from Vatican City

April 25, 2013 Scott Frano

Millions of Americans watched live nightly news coverage of the papal conclave in Vatican City, and if you happened to be watching NBC, you were likely being told the news by a Notre Dame alumna. Anne Thompson ’79 is NBC’s chief environmental affairs correspondent and has covered stories from the Gulf oil spill to Hurricane Katrina and 9/11. Given her Catholic background and previous reporting on the Church, Thompson was assigned to cover the conclave, much to her excitement. Read More >

Marie Watt - Sewing Circle

April 05, 2013 Snite Museum of Art

Watt's art is fundamentally about community. The sewing circles she organizes bring together diverse groups of people who contribute their time, skills, and energy, and equally as important their life experiences. These events are opportunities for storytelling and sharing and for building relationships. The art lies not only in the objects that result from these labors, but in the performance itself. Read More >