The University of Notre Dame has named Kenneth Miller, professor of biology at Brown, the 2014 recipient of the Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor among American Catholics. The medal will be conferred at Notre Dame’s commencement May 18. “Kenneth Miller has given eloquent and incisive witness both to scientific acumen and religious belief,” said the Rev. John I. Jenkins, Notre Dame’s president, in an announcement on Laetare Sunday, March 30, 2014.
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