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Meet the dCEC's 2022 Mission Fellows

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

2022 Mission Fellows V2

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture is pleased to welcome its newest Mission Fellows, graduate and professional students at the University of Notre Dame who share the de Nicola Center's passion for research and engagement with the moral and intellectual tradition of the Church. Mission fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to one incoming student in both Notre Dame Law School and the PhD program in the College of Arts and Letters with a proven track record of academic excellence and enthusiasm for the unique mission of the University.

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dCEC to Award 2023 ND Evangelium Vitae Medal to Robert P. George

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

Robert P. George

Acclaimed legal philosopher and constitutional and political theorist Robert P. George will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2023 Evangelium Vitae Medal—the nation’s most important award for heroes of the pro-life movement—at a celebration hosted by the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture on April 29, 2023.

George is the McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of Politics at Princeton University and the founding director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions.

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dCEC Welcomes Two New Staff

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

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The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture welcomed two new staffers to the office in mid-August. Brooke Tranten and Phil Tran join the team to support and further develop the Center's student formation, culture of life, and academic research pillars.…

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Roundup of dCEC Director's Media Appearances Discussing Dobbs

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

Amicus Brief in Dobbs SCOTUS case

O. Carter Snead, director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, has extensively discussed the Supreme Court's case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the leak that preceded the final decision, and the wider questions about human flourishing that underlie so much of the public debate about abortion. Here is a comprehensive catalog of his scholarship, writing, interviews, and media mentions on these topics (list updated 10 August 2022)

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Cheers to Our Sorin Fellows of the Class of 2022

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

2022 Sorin Fellows Graduates pose in front of the Main Building
Photo courtesy of Maggie Garnett '22.

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture congratulates the 103 student Sorin Fellows who completed their studies at Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College, and Holy Cross College in 2022. In all, 68 undergraduates and 35 graduate and professional Sorin Fellows participated in commencement ceremonies earlier this month.…

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dCEC Presents ND Evangelium Vitae Medal to Dr. John Bruchalski

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

O. Snead, Fr. Ehrman, the Bruchalskis

The University of Notre Dame de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture presented the 11th annual Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Dr. John T. Bruchalski, founder of Tepeyac OB/GYN, one of the largest pro-life clinics in the United States, at a Mass and dinner attended by more than 450 guests and friends on April 23, 2022.

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dCEC Director Honored by St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas

Author: Kenneth Hallenius

Professor Snead receives St. Thomas More Red Mass award

The St. Thomas More Society of the Diocese of Dallas honored O. Carter Snead, professor of law at Notre Dame Law School and director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture, at its annual Red Mass on October 9, 2021. The Society’s Red Mass invokes the guidance of the Holy Spirit in the securing of justice, and is celebrated each Fall to mark the beginning of the new legal term for the Texas courts.…

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Marian Schwartz on the Translator’s Vocation and Bringing the Work of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to an English-Speaking Audience

Author: Kathryn Pitts and Chelsey Boyle

Marian Schwartz

Since June 20, 2016, when Steve Wrinn, director of the University of Notre Dame Press, received an unsolicited email from his friend the agent Jeremy Beer about publishing Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s English translations, a partnership has grown that stretches from Notre Dame, IN, to Moscow, New York City, Washington, DC, and to Austin, TX, where the award-winning translator Marian Schwartz

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