Marie Lynn Miranda, the former provost of Rice University and a distinguished scholar in the field of children’s environmental health, has been elected the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of the University of Notre Dame by its Board of Trustees.
A new Fellow of the University and eight new members of the Board of Trustees were elected at the spring meetings of the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees on May 1 and 2. Five members of the Board also were elevated to emeritus status.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., presented the Notre Dame Award to Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro at a ceremony Oct. 2 (Monday) in São Paulo for his courageous efforts to preserve the “nation’s integrity through his steadfast, unbiased application of the law.”
Brazilian Judge Sérgio Moro will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at Notre Dame’s 173rd commencement ceremony May 20. Moro is a federal judge in the southern city of Curitiba who has gained international recognition and commendation in recent years for his sentencing of powerful Brazilian politicians and...