War and peace are major themes in this edition of Networthy ND, as the websites of CNN and NPR recently featured commentary by Notre Dame faculty members on the fighting in Libya and Afghanistan.
Carolyn Y. Woo, dean of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, will leave ND at the end of 2011 to serve as president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services. CRS, fasten your seat belts.
In a pair of black jeans, work boots and a button-down flannel shirt with the sleeves rolled up, Michael Baxter is right at home. Although for the casual observer it might be difficult to tell exactly where that home is.
“It is the job of the middle-school student to mentally murder the parents during these formative years,” the school counselor said at the “Welcome Parents” night.
Welcome to Molarity Redux, the 19th strip in the updated, continuing adventures of Jim Mole and friends. Who’s in the doghouse?
I recently read a quote by Albert Einstein, “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with the important matters.” Okay Albert, how about the tooth fairy?
Last night I was putting the world’s best pizza wheel away in the drawer full of all those kitchen utensils that don’t go anywhere else, and my son asked, “Hey, can I play with that?” He was reaching inside the drawer for a yellow plastic funnel.
Today, the Notre Dame magazine staff has more blogs to recommend, from the sublime to the ridiculous . . .
I want to remember 4. Blond curls, blue eyes and the excitement of a lollipop. Princess dresses, tutus and bangs that are too long. I want to remember what you said in the car that was so perfect, just a few hours ago, but now I can’t remember.
Strips 73-76 of the popular comic strip Molarity, which previewed in The Observer in 1977. Who wants to be a campus Casanova?
I have spent hours today on college savings accounts. I messed up the automatic deductions so they were coming from this account and they are supposed to be out of that account. With my oldest, somehow I messed up the portfolio allocations, and not in a good way.
Here’s a story. A boy is born in 1913, in Pittsburgh. His Irish father and German mother carry their first child up to a tiny white wooden house in the hills above the city. The boy proves to be an excellent student, quiet but thorough, and he itches to go to the University of Notre Dame.
A mini wind farm is about to sprout in White Field on the north edge of the ND campus this spring — if it hasn’t already.
Jack Heinrich has a legacy story at Notre Dame — a legacy of transfer students. “My aunt transferred in, and so did my grandfather,” the junior says. “All the members of my family who went here transferred.”