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AMST Major Lesley Stevenson on Following your Passions in College

January 29, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

American Studies major Lesley Stevenson '16 speaks at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis about allowing your passions to guide your choice of a college major. Read More >

Professor Bob Schmuhl on The Harvest Show

January 29, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Professor Robert Schmuhl was recently featured on "The Harvest Show" to discuss Trump, established politicians and the media. This informative interview begins at 21:07.  View here:…  Read More >

Is Mainstream Media Biased Against the GOP? Robert Schmuhl Weighs In.

January 26, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Republican presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz dismissed the mainstream media as being "almost without exception" liberal Democrats, many of whom support Hillary Clinton, in an interview with Fox News on Sunday.  Is he right? Read More >

The Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Campaign

January 25, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

The Notre Dame Alumni Association will be featuring Bob Schmuhl on its online program "Behind the Headlines" this Friday, January 29 at noon Eastern time.  Dr. Schmuhl will provide an analysis of media coverage and how it has shaped the 2016 U.S. presidential race.  Sign up here to watch the event and submit your questions for Dr. Schmuhl.  Read More >

Eyewitness to 1916: Young Irish female fighter in the GPO tells her story

January 25, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Joyce Kilmer’s life and this article feature in the forthcoming book Ireland’s Exiled Children: America and the Easter Rising by Robert Schmuhl, which will be published by Oxford University Press in March.   Read More >

What saved Dev from firing squad?

January 24, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

Prof Robert Schmuhl untangles the mystery that for years has surrounded Éamon de Valera's last-minute reprieve and re-examines his relationship with the US.   Read More >

Video: Who Hires Liberal Arts Majors?

January 20, 2016 Sarah Morris

Graduates of the College of Arts and Letters are in demand in the business world.

“We hire Notre Dame liberal arts majors into a lot of different positions,” said Nick LoManto, manager of the finance leadership development program at Vanguard, an investment management company. “You could be in marketing in a client-facing role, in investments, finance, or accounting. We’ve seen Arts and Letters students from Notre Dame be successful regardless of the major that they came from.”  Read More >

Professor Robert Schmuhl on American Caucus Process

January 20, 2016 Rebecca Corrente

American Studies professor Robert Schmuhl discusses the American caucus process.   Read More >

Concurrent AMST Professor Jon Coleman on 'The Revenant'

January 18, 2016 Sarah Morris

Jon Coleman

Jon Coleman

The Revenant,” a movie nominated for 12 Oscars including for best picture and best actor, is a film inspired by the true story of mountain man Hugh Glass. According to the lore, Glass was severely wounded in a bear attack in the wilds of South Dakota. After his expedition party left him for dead, Glass crawled back to the Fort Kiowa trading post, looking for revenge. Read More >