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Week of March 17, 2014 | St. Patrick's Day Edition

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In This Issue:

News and Notices

The Announcement of the 14th President of NDMU

We are about to begin the next chapter of the NDMU story!

Please join us in Knott Auditorium on Thursday, March 20 at 12:45 p.m. for the official announcement of Notre Dame of Maryland University’s 14th President.

After the event, the president-elect will be available in Doyle Dining Hall to informally greet students, faculty, staff, alumnae and alumni, and friends of the University during regular lunch hours and until 2:30 p.m.

Prior to the announcement event, the president-elect will attend Mass in Marikle Chapel, which will begin at noon, 15 minutes earlier than normal. All are welcome to attend Mass and afterward accompany the group to Knott Auditorium.

If attendance means that your office will be unstaffed, please alert your constituencies through an email signature, voice mail message and signage on your door the day of the announcement.

Please be part of this exciting moment in Notre Dame’s history!

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Richard Louv at NDMU this Tuesday

Richard Louv is a journalist and author of eight books about the connections between family, nature and community. His newest book, The Nature Principle: Human Restoration and the End of Nature-Deficit Disorder, offers a new vision of the future in which our lives are as immersed in nature as they are in technology, resulting in better psychological, physical and spiritual health for people of all ages. His bestselling Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder has stimulated an international conversation about the relationship between children and nature.

He is scheduled to appear at noon on March 18 on Midday with Dan Rodricks on WYPR (88.1 FM), just before his appearance at Notre Dame, to talk about how we can all deal with nature-deficit disorder.

Richard Louv
Tuesday, March 18, 2014

7 to 8:30 p.m.
LeClerc Auditorium

Admission is free. Registration required: ndm.edu/louv

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Digital Humanities Brown Bag

Come to the second discussion of the library's Digital Humanities Brown Bag series to discuss new developments and projects related to this exciting new area of research and teaching. Faculty, staff, and students are all welcome.

March 20
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Library Board Room (Third Floor)

The library will provide coffee and donuts. For more information about the Digital Humanities Series, visit http://lndlnews.blogspot.com/2014/02/digital-humanities-brown-bag-discussions.html

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The Sister Mary Gratia Memorial Lecture to Feature Roman Legionary Reenactor

The Sister Gratia Memorial Lecture will Matthew Amt, a Roman legionary reenactor also known as Quintus Darius Macro, commander of the Twentieth Legion, currently based in Washington, D.C. He will describe his life in Roman Britain as he demonstrates his equipment and weapons on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Fourier room 103.

The program is free and open to the public. Reservations and information may be obtained from Sister Therese Dougherty, Professor of Classics, at 410-532-5559 or tdougherty@ndm.edu.

If this event so inspires you, there is still time to sign up for a 10-day tour of Roman Britain in July 2014 led by Sister Therese.  Participants will stay in London for most of the program, with day trips to Roman sites and museums.  The tour will conclude with a visit to the Roman forts at Chester and at Vindolanda on Hadrian’s Wall. Contact Sister Therese for more information.

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Women in Visual Media Lecture Series: Kalima Young

Please join us Thursday, March 27 5-6pm in Gibbons 430 for our second Women in Visual Media Lecture. Kalima Young will join us to discuss her work as a filmmaker, activist, and media professional.

This event is free and open to students, faculty, and the larger Notre Dame community. Refreshments will be served before the lecture.

Kalima Young is the Project Coordinator for the Baltimore Art + Justice Project.  The Baltimore Art + Justice Project in the Office of Community Engagement at MICA brings together individuals and organizations working at the intersection of art and social justice in Baltimore City. Through an interactive map, online resources and community dialogues, the Baltimore Art + Justice Project aims to strengthen arts/design based collaboration to create a better, more just Baltimore.

Most recently employed with the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland, Kalima Young served as Project Director of Connect to Protect: Baltimore, a participatory research project that mapped community assets to support coalition-building and advocacy around HIV/AIDS.  A Baltimore native, Young owns and operates Kubla Khan Productions, an independent video production company. As an activist/filmmaker, she has produced such films two feature length narrative films, several short-form documentaries for Equality Maryland and the ACLU of Maryland as well as, "It Gets Better, Baltimore," a collection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender testimonials addressing the topics of teen bullying and suicide prevention.

In 2000, Young received a prestigious Open Society Institute fellowship for her media work with teens. Young brings a depth of experience in asset mapping and project management, a clear understanding of communities and cultures in Baltimore, and a passion for arts-based social change.

Women in Visual Media Lecture Series

Communication Arts and Digital Media Arts, in partnership with the Associated Women in Communications, would like to present the inaugural semester of our Women in Visual Media Lecture Series. The goal of this series is to expose students, faculty, and the Notre Dame community at large to local practitioners in the field of visual media, which includes gender and media studies, design and the graphic arts, video, animation, and photography. The women selected to participate will talk about their work, and share their experience and stories from working in their respective fields.

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