The Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture will award the 2017 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to the Jerome Lejeune Foundation on April 29, 2017.
The Jerome Lejeune Foundation was established in 1996 to continue the work of its saintly namesake, Professor Jerome Lejeune, by supporting groundbreaking research, advocacy, and healthcare for those with intellectual disabilities. With branches in Paris, Philadelphia, Madrid, and Dubai, the Foundation is the largest private funder of research into genetic therapies in the world. In addition to funding ethically-conducted research, the Foundation provides direct health care and education, and advocates for legal protections for persons with disabilities.…
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(Originally schedule on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. Now scheduled for Friday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m.)
For the sixth year running, the Higgins Labor Program will commemorate International Workers' Day with a movie screening.
Paterson (Adam Driver) is a hardworking bus driver in Paterson, New Jersey, who follows the same routine every day. He observes the city and listens to fragments of conversations while picking up and dropping off his passengers. Paterson also writes heartfelt poems in a notebook, walks his dog and drinks one beer in a bar after his shift is over. Waiting for him at home is Laura (Golshifteh Farahani), his beloved wife who champions his gift for writing.
Read More about [DATE AND TIME CHANGED] Higgins Annual May Day Movie: "Paterson" (2016; directed by Jim Jarmusch)