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American Academy Appoints Heather Treseler to 2010-2011 Class of Visiting Scholars

Author: Lynn McCormack

Heather Treseler has been named a visiting scholar at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and will spend the 2010-2011 academic year working on Lyric Letters: the American Epistolary Poem, 1945-1985.

She is one of seven awarded fellowships this year as part of the Academy’s Visiting Scholars program, which supports scholars and practitioners in the early stages of their careers – both post-doctoral fellows and untenured junior faculty – who show potential of becoming leaders in the humanities, policy studies, and social sciences.

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English Alumna Capt. Wendy Sue Kosek, '04, '07 JD received The Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award

Author: Lynn McCormack

As the recipient of the 2010 Rev. William Corby, C.S.C., Award, Captain Wendy Sue Kosek '04, '07 J.D., is recognized for her distinguished military service and for her dedication to serving her country.

Established in 1985, this award is conferred on an alumnus/alumna (living or deceased) who has distinguished himself or herself in military service. The award is presented in honor of Notre Dame's third president, who was a celebrated Civil War chaplain of the Union Army's Irish Brigade.

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Fencer rejoins team year after transplant

Author: Lynn McCormack

Sometime soon, Ted Hodges may have a difficult letter to write.

A senior English major at Notre Dame with a talent for debate, the 22-year-old fencer from Salina, Kan., isn't used to being at a loss for words.

Today marks the one-year anniversary of Hodges' heart transplant (Sept. 16, 2010.)

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New Faculty, More to Come

Author: Lynn McCormack

In a time of academic contraction, the Notre Dame English Department has this year made four new faculty appointments and could make as many as six more by spring.

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Four Arts and Letters Scholars Awarded ACLS Fellowships

Author: Arts & Letters

Two University of Notre Dame faculty members and two graduate students recently were awarded fellowships by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), a private, nonprofit federation of 70 national scholarly organizations and the preeminent representative of American scholarship in the humanities and related social sciences.

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Students Showcase Their Research at First-Ever Colloquium

Author: Arts & Letters

In April 2010, the College of Arts and Letters’ Journal of Undergraduate Research (JUR), Beyond Politics, Sociological Voices, and Through Gendered Lenses joined the College of Science’s journal Scientia to hold Notre Dame’s first student-organized celebration of undergraduate research and publication.

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Stuart Greene honored with 2010 Ganey Award

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Stuart Greene, associate dean for undergraduate studies in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and associate professor in the Department of English, was honored with the 2010 Rodney F. Ganey, Ph.D., Faculty Community-Based Research Award at a ceremony this week.

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Peter Holland Named Honorary Fellow at Trinity Hall

Author: Arts & Letters

Peter Holland, McMeel Family Professor in Shakespeare Studies in the Department of English and the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, was recently elected an honorary fellow at Trinity Hall, his alma mater and one of the 31 colleges that comprise the University of Cambridge.

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