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Tibetan Buddhist monks create mandala

Nov 19th, 2013

A group of Tibetan Buddhist monks will spend the week in Jordan Hall of Science constructing a peace sand mandala, a sacred part of ancient Buddhist tradition.
 

ND ranks fifth in study abroad participation

Nov 19th, 2013

The opportunity to spend a semester of college taking classes in a foreign country, visiting new places and forming strong relationships with other students to many seems too good to pass up, and Notre Dame students are taking advantage of study abroad…

Gary’s first female mayor delivers leadership lecture

Nov 19th, 2013

Karen Freeman-Wilson, the first female mayor of Gary, Ind., and the first African American mayor in Indiana spoke about her leadership experience in a lecture at Saint Mary’s Monday evening.
 

Former SEC lawyer discusses ethics

Nov 19th, 2013

Gary Aguirre, the lawyer who “blew the whistle” on Pequot Capital’s illegal insider trading activity and catalyzed a 2007 investigation…

SMC hosts foreign language celebration

Nov 19th, 2013

Saint Mary’s students shared in the native languages of six women from five different countries Monday through “Writing Across the World,” an event sponsored by the Saint Mary’s English Language School.
 

An important clarification

Nov 18th, 2013

First, thank you to Ms. Castaneda for covering the lecture hosted by St. Mary’s on Nov. 12, Transgender 101. Her article (“Lecture presents transgender issues,” Nov. 13) highlights many of the d…

Thankful Thursday, not Black Friday

Nov 18th, 2013

Every year, as Thanksgiving rolls around, I get a little sappy — in the tree as well as the emotional sense. I can’t help but marvel at all there is around me to be thankful for and appreciate. I live on a beautiful and wondrous planet. I have a warm a…

"Girls" stands out

Nov 18th, 2013

This summer, I embarked on the ultimate right of passage for generation Y: I started watching “Girls.” I was hooked from the first episode, which chronicles life of the main character, Hannah, as…

FASO leads typhoon relief effort

Nov 18th, 2013

Despite the miles that separate Notre Dame from the Philippines — the site of the devastating Typhoon Haiyan that hit in early November — relief efforts are underway on campus to bring help to the …

Festival marks Indian holiday

Nov 18th, 2013

The Indian Association of Notre Dame (IAND) delivered a sense of traditional Indian culture to the ballroom in the LaFortune Student Center w…

Saint Mary’s students support local schools

Nov 18th, 2013

For more than seven years, the College Academy of Tutoring (CAT) Program at Saint Mary’s has helped students at Title I schools in South Bend to succeed.
“The main goal is to provide extra resources for area schools and area kids while also allowing …

Inspiration for ‘Freedom Writers’ speaks at College

Nov 18th, 2013

Erin Gruwell, author of “The Freedom Writers Diary” and founder of the Freedom Writers Foundation, spoke on encouraging diversity and understanding in a lecture titled “Teaching Tolerance” in Moreau Hall’s Little Theater on Friday.

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