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Sat Jan 1, 2011

Spanish Professor Receives Service-Learning Award from Indiana Governor

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

In recognition of her collaboration with a local community center, Marisel Moreno, assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, has been named the 2011 recipient of the Governor’s Award for Service Learning.

The annual service awards, Indiana’s most prestigious honor for volunteer work, recognize individuals and organizations for “contributions of time and talent to the betterment of their communities.” Moreno and six other recipients were honored October 13 at the 2011 Governor’s Conference on Service and Volunteerism in Indianapolis.…

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Olivier Morel Shares Veteran Stories in Class and on Film

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

Olivier Morel was in his car one day when a story came on the radio about suicide among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to the report, eight to 10 veterans were taking their own lives each day.

The news was like a punch in the stomach for Morel, a Notre Dame faculty member whose research focuses on fiction and trauma.…

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Exhibit Highlights Notre Dame's Investment in Italian Studies

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

The phrase “All Roads Lead to Rome” connotes the cosmopolitan culture that has long been present in the Eternal City. It’s also the title of a Notre Dame exhibit running through the fall 2011 semester to highlight spectacular acquisitions by the University’s Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in conjunction with the new interdisciplinary Italian Studies at Notre Dame program.…

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Record Number of ROFR students receive grants for research in Paris, France during fall break 2011!

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Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

Please join us in congratulating the following students on their successful grant applications (and wish them “Bon voyage!”)

I. Undergraduates
A. ROFR Sophomores (class of 2014)

Elizabeth Argue

  • "Medieval France and the Importance of Mythical Creatures"
  • Term paper research for ROFR 30710: From Perceval to Puss-in-Boots (Survey I), taught by Julia Douthwaite

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