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2012-03-06 14:02:18

People who are considered ambitious attend the best colleges and universities, have prestigious careers and earn high salaries, but they don't necessarily lead more successful lives, according to new research by Timothy Judge, professor of management at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. The lead author of "On the Value of Aiming High: The Causes and Consequences of Ambition" forthcoming from the Journal of Applied Psychology, Judge seeks to create a better...

2010-09-27 06:00:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you changed a life - or several? To highlight the good works that so many people perform every day and reward commitment to service, College of Notre Dame of Maryland is sponsoring the "Whose life will you change" YouTube video contest (www.ndm.edu/contest). Winners will receive a cash award and a $1,000 donation to the charity of their choice. The contest was announced in 30-second television ad during the season premiere of Extreme Makeover:...

2010-09-02 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the University of Notre Dame launched a new partnership with Zipcar Inc., providing the campus with access to the world's leading car-sharing service. The partnership meets the requests of the student body at ND and provides access to a convenient and cost-efficient transportation alternative. The option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all students, faculty, and staff members, ages 18 and older. Gas, 180 miles per...

2010-01-07 17:01:00

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Peabody/Logos "Leaders in Education" award is being presented to Notre Dame High School business educator and student council advisor Ann Bolzenius. The honor recognizes her remarkable and nearly three-decade career teaching area students and educators the values of leadership, volunteerism and diversity. "Ann holds high expectations for her students as well as the young leaders she advises," says Notre Dame Principal Sister Michelle...

2009-05-22 17:23:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an extraordinary accomplishment, one student receives two of the nation's highest honors offered to high school graduates. Sejal Hathi, senior at Notre Dame San Jose was awarded both the Presidential Scholar and the Principal's Leadership awards. Sejal was named a Presidential Scholar from nearly 2.8 million high school seniors from around the country. Along with Sejal, Ruth Burson, Notre Dame social studies teacher, was awarded The...

2009-04-30 12:56:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Randall Terry, founder of Operation Rescue: On Friday, May 1, 12 Noon, protests will occur on Notre Dame campus while ND Board of Fellows and Board of Trustees meet. At least one dozen pro-life activists will push baby carriages holding dolls covered with stage blood to Father Jenkins' office during the lunch hour on May 1. In addition, life size images of 12-week unborn babies will be strategically...

2009-04-08 13:26:00

WASHINGTON, April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League wants the University of Notre Dame removed from the Official Catholic Directory (Kennedy Directory) - the official list of Catholic institutions in the United States. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081105/DC44231LOGO) Removal from the Kennedy Directory by Bishop John D'Arcy will cut the school off from much Catholic foundation funding. The call comes a week after American Life League went on location to...

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2009-03-17 14:35:00

A Michigan 17-year-old said she has started a Web-based fundraising drive to help her afford to attend the University of Notre Dame. Rachel Harris, a senior at Reesths-Puffer High School in Muskegon, said she posted her high school transcript and other information about herself to the Web site in the hopes that people will be inspired to donate to her college fund, the Muskegon Chronicle reported Tuesday. Last year, I saw the power of the Internet, as President Obama did some very successful...

2009-02-24 17:31:00

University of Notre Dame Study States Negative Impact on U.S. Economy Due to Low Latino Education Achievement Levels NEW YORK, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- To ensure an expansion of the U.S. economy and to better serve the rapidly growing population of English Language Learners (ELL), EdisonLearning will host a symposium designed to explore successful approaches and address achievement gap challenges -- Symposium: ELL-How Students Learn to Achieve -- in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 26....

2008-11-29 17:03:18

Eighth-ranked Notre Dame has lost forward Luke Harangody indefinitely because of pneumonia. The Big East Conference school said on its Web site Saturday that no timetable has been set for the return of the 6-foot-8 inch, 255-pound junior from Schereville, Ind. There's no timetable set right now in terms of when Luke is going to be able to play in a game, said Coach Mike Brey. We're going to be very careful and cautious with his illness. Our immediate concern is Luke and his health. The...