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Graduate Alumnus Michael T. Good a Member of the Atlantis Hubble Mission

Author: Shari Hill

p(image-right). !/assets/12972/michael_good_thumbnail.jpg(Michael T. Good)! University of Notre Dame alumnus Michael T. Good, an Air Force colonel, was a member of the Space Shuttle Atlantis Mission STS-125 crew that successfully repaired and upgraded the Hubble telescope last month. The flight was Good’s first shuttle mission. He took a Notre Dame pennant with him into space.

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Ph.D. in Literature Student Hannah Zdansky wins Jacob K. Javits Fellowship

Author: Shari Hill

Hannah Zdansky, who just completed her first year in Notre Dame’s "Ph.D. in Literature Program":http://phdliterature.nd.edu/, has won a Jacob K. Javits Fellowship—one of 40 awarded nationwide thus far out of more than 700 applications. The fellowship will pay her tuition, fees, and a living stipend for the next four years.

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Andrew Forbes (Ph.D. Biological Sciences 2008): Dissertation Research Published in Science, Noted in New York Times

Author: Shari Hill

Andrew Forbes, who received his Ph.D. in biology from Notre Dame in August 2008, is the first author on a recent publication based on his doctoral dissertation research in the journal _Science_, one of the premier science journals in the world.

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Don Michael Randel Addresses Graduating Class

Author: Mary Hendriksen

p(image-right). !/assets/12027/randel_home.jpg(randel_home.jpg)! Andrew W. Mellon Foundation President Don Michael Randel told 2009 University of Notre Dame master’s and doctoral degree recipients during his commencement address on Saturday, May 16th, that they are part of the deep intellectual infrastructure of the nation and that they must also be its guardians.

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Memorial Mass for Senior Associate Dean Terry Akai

Author: Shari Hill

p(image-right). !/assets/10444/terry_akai_thumbnail.jpg(Terry Akai)! On Monday, March 16, at 3:30 p.m., in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, the Graduate School will hold a memorial Mass for Terrence J. Akai, senior associate dean of the Graduate School of the University of Notre Dame, who died suddenly on February 28.

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