Eye on Notre Dame Summer 2005

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Catching the Light Just Right: The Photography of Matt Cashore

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That’s News To Me

by Robert Schmuhl ’70

A smorgasbord of media outlets—many pushing an agenda over objectivity—is enabling people to choose the news they want to hear. Is that good for America?
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Leaving Arcadia

by Jessica Mesman

CBS brought together God and a teenage girl to see how the divine might work in the world. But the network showed too little faith and Joan departs, with only a few clues to go on.
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Arms Unfolded

by Todd David Whitmore

While many proponents in the pro-life and pro-choice camps have locked into a stalemate, others are finding comon ground and reaching out to rescue mothers and babies.
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At the Door of a Brave New World

by Harvey Bender

The Human Genome Project may point to “better living through genetic engineering,” but with it comes a minefield of ethical dilemmas.
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Walking the Woods

by Kerry Temple

The nature trail at Saint Mary’s College offers refuge and passage.
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The Next Big Thing. . . just might be a Notre Dame invention

by John Monczunski

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University News

Regilding the Dome
Deaths in the family: Canon Astrik Gabriel and George Wiskirchen,CSC
Seen and heard
Seen and heard: web extra
Hall portrait: Pangborn
Commencement 2005

The 2005 honorary degree recipients

Two hats for Jenkins as his ND presidency begins
Now that’s some graduation gift
Notre Dame landmarks disappearing
Fencers national champions again
Popular hymns born in Basilica
Eucharistic procession revived

Online checkbacks:
What became of the appeal of the federal court decision that said the Corporation for National and Community Service couldn’t help fund Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education program because the relationship violated separation of church and state?
Were the off-duty police officers in Australia who harassed Notre Dame students studying abroad last year ever punished?
Did the national movement against Taco Bell, which included protesting Notre Dame students, succeed in increasing wages for migrant tomato pickers?
What has been the response by alumni to the offer of body vaults and niches for cremated remains in Cedar Grove Cemetery?


Seminar: What do you do with the world’s most dangerous trash?
How do you catch the wind?
A new class of nanostructures
IM, therefore I am


Letters to the editor

Cafe du Lac

Oscar Winner Tony Bill flying high
New CDs from ND musicians
Books in Print and Books in Brief
Picks of the week

Alumni Affairs

Domers in the News
A group hug at 50: Women of the Class of 1977
A good place to come home to: ND alum helps America’s heroes
Alumni briefs

Bonus copy: Reflections

For many years, Father George Wiskirchen, CSC, directed the Notre Dame Jazz Band. His niece, Julie Wiskirchen, ND class of 1994, pays homage to him in “Remembering Uncle Father”":/news/10436

In another story of a car, 1980 Notre Dame graduate D.A. Narducci III reflects on the trip he took to campus with William G. Millman Jr. ’79 in Two Friends and an MG.

For Tom Pierce, a 2003 ND graduate, a friendship he and his brother, Don Pierce, class of 2001, developed with an elderly ND graduate opened his eyes to the meaning Notre Dame holds for its students. He writes about that gift in The Essence of Notre Dame.


Racing Against Time

by Andrew Malcolm

Escort to Eternity

by Bob Mortensen ’52

One Flu Over the Father’s Nest

by Peter Graham ’84

The Anonymous Donor

by Don Hicks

(Cover photograph by Matt Cashore ’94)