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Diversity recognition ceremonies planned for graduates

Shannon Roddel

Special recognition ceremonies for Asian and Pacific Islander, Latino, African-American and Native American members of the University of Notre Dame’s graduating class of 2003 will be held May 16-18 (Friday-Sunday) on campus.p. The Latino Recognition Ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. May 16 in Washington Hall. Michael Fierro, who…

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Going green is for girls — but branding can make men eco-friendly

Shannon Roddel

A study by James Wilkie, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, provides evidence that shoppers who engage in green behaviors are stereotyped by others as more feminine and also see themselves as more feminine. In a series of seven studies, Wilkie and his co-authors manipulated small details about the products, attempting to...

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Diversity recognition ceremonies planned for graduates

Shannon Roddel

Special recognition ceremonies for Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander, Native American and African-American members of the University of Notre Dames graduating class will be held May 18 to 20 (Friday to Sunday) on campus. p. The Latino Recognition Ceremony will take place at7 p.m.Friday in Washington Hall.Antonio Ortiz, a…

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Supreme Court likely to agree with schools in closely watched religious freedom cases, expert predicts

Shannon Roddel

Both “very important” cases involve the First Amendment right of religious institutions, including schools, to select their own leaders, teachers and ministers, and the justices are likely to agree with the schools, according to Notre Dame Law School Professor Richard Garnett, director of the University of Notre Dame’s Program on Church, State & Society.

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ND Expert: Hong Kong movement unlike any other

Shannon Roddel

Hong Kong marked China’s National Day (Oct. 1) in unprecedented fashion, as pro-democracy protesters crowded the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is being called a critical day in the territory’s “Umbrella Revolution.” University of Notre Dame political scientist and Hong Kong native Victoria Hui has worked in the democracy movement there. She says it is unlike any...

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