Brendan O'Shaughnessy | April 3, 2014 | Notre Dame News
The University of Notre Dame’s new facility in Rome aims higher than an expansion of traditional study abroad. The new Global Gateway, in a renovated building a block from the Colosseum, will extend the University’s reach into the heart of Catholicism and create space for worldwide cultural and intellectual exchange.
The University will bless the Notre Dame Rome Global Gateway on April 9 (Wednesday) and recognize the benefactors who made this vision possible: Matthew and Joyce Walsh, Robert and Carolyn Turner and the Centioli Family Foundation.
The formal ceremonies for the blessing include a Mass at the Basilica of San Clemente and a donor recognition event and cocktail reception at the new building on Via Ostilia. Provost Thomas G. Burish and Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves will host the events.