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School of Architecture announces 2022 Richard H. Driehaus Prize laureate 

Rob Krier, an architect, urbanist, scholar, painter, sculptor and educator, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Richard H. Driehaus Prize.
"He paved the way for a return to the humanist ideal of seeking a civilized life in cities.”
Stefanos Polyzoides, Driehaus Prize jury chair and the Francis and Kathleen Rooney Dean of the School of Architecture 
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Brain shortcuts and vaccine/mask non-compliance 

Theodore Beauchaine, the William K. Warren Foundation Professor of Psychology, and his co-authors explain the cognitive shortcuts that can affect how we assess risk and decide to behave in the face of a pandemic in a recent paper in the journal Brain, Behavior and Immunity.
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Snow Day! 

There’s nothing like snow to bring out the kid in anyone, and students took advantage of the recent snow day on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Classes were canceled and campus closed for all but essential/emergency personnel. University photographer Matt Cashore captured students frolicking in the snow while staff worked to keep the campus safe during the winter storm. 
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Special delivery: James O'Rourke speaks with The Washington Post

James O'Rourke, professor of management in the Mendoza College of Business, spoke with The Washington Post about safety concerns for electric planes delivering packages. The electric planes, built to have a vertical takeoff and landing, also called eVOTLS, look to move packages from warehouse to warehouse. 
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The answer is: Who is Matt Downing?

Senior Matt Downing competes this week on "Jeopardy!" National College Championship. Downing will be vying for a $250,000 grand prize. Look for him on air Thursday, Feb. 10.

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What to expect about the bookstore management change

The Notre Dame bookstores will be closed over spring break, March 5-13, so management can smoothly transfer from Follett to Barnes & Noble College. Here's what you need to know about business operations during the bookstore transition. 

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Lesson 5: Greening your coffee habit

Caitlin Jacobs lives a green lifestyle that includes how she purchases and prepares her coffee. Her process goes deeper than whether to buy and use K-Cups.

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