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Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26)...

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Nanovic Institute awards $10,000 Laura Shannon Prize to ‘The Sleepwalkers’

The Nanovic Institute for European Studies has awarded the 2015 Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies to Christopher Clark for his book, The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, published by Harper.  A. James McAdams, director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, praised the book for “the...

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Dissertation Wins National Prize

Dissertation Wins National Prize

The Nanovic Institute is delighted to report that Maria Rogacheva (Annese Dissertation Fellow, 2010/11) has been awarded the prestigious Robert C. Tucker/Stephen F. Cohen Dissertation Prize in 2014 for “A History of a Town that Did Not Exist: The Soviet Scientific Intelligentsia in the Post-Stalinist Era.” 

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Medieval History Graduate Student Awarded Rome Prize

David Morris, a Ph.D. candidate in Notre Dame’s Department of History, has been awarded a prestigious Samuel H. Kress Rome Prize fellowship in medieval studies by the American Academy in Rome for the 2014-15 academic year. Established in 1896, the Rome Prize is awarded annually to approximately 30 emerging artists...

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Nanovic Fellow brings "Pierrot Lunaire" to film

Thanks to Nanovic Fellow Georgine Resick (Professor of Voice), Arnold Schoenberg’s innovative and arresting melodrama, Pierrot lunaire (1912), is now available on high-definition Blu-ray and DVD for the first time as a visual performance.

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Nanovic Fellow Wins Award

Alexander M. Martin, Nanovic Fellow and Professor of History, was awarded the 2013 Marc Raeff Book Prize for Enlightened Metropolis: Constructing Imperial Moscow, 1762-1855. The prize, given by the Eighteenth-Century Russian Studies Association, honors the best book in any discipline or language on the history and culture of Russia during...

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