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Faculty Elected to AAAS

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ten Notre Dame faculty members are named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Read More

Summer Language Abroad

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Students enjoy transformative academic and cultural immersion through Notre Dame's Summer Langauge Abraod program. Read More

M BBall: Purcell Magic Continues

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Screen Shot 2012-11-29 at 11.06.28 PMJosh Flynt ('11) | Nov 30, 2012 | In the Paint blog

The defending national champions. The #1 recruiting class. The #8 team in the nation. The supposedly bigger, faster and stronger Kentucky Wildcats. All that might have meant something had this game been played in Rupp Arena. Read More

Cross Country: Runners Wrap Up Season

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sean Tenaglia ('16) | Nov 29, 2012 | Irish UNDerground blog

The men’s and women’s cross country teams concluded their seasons Nov. 17 in Louisville, Ky. with the NCAA Championship Meet.

The women were led by an impressive pack featuring the trio of senior Rebecca Tracy, sophomore Gabby Gonzales, and junior Alexa Aragon, who crossed the finish line of the 6K race together in a time of 20:47 at 96th, 97th, and 98th overall, respectively. The team placed 15th out of 31 teams with 394 total points. Read More

The Musicologist

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Professor Pierpaolo Polzonetti is honored for his book on Italian opera in the age of the American Revolution. Read More

Five Questions with ESPN's Dan Shulman

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Dan Shulman and Dick Vitale at practice on Wednesday afternoon.

Josh Flynt ('11) | Nov 28, 2012 | In the Paint

ESPN play-by-play announcer Dan Shulman called the Indiana – North Carolina game in Bloomington last night, and perhaps the most famous call of his broadcasting career involves the Hoosiers, not the Irish. Read More

M BBall: A Look Back at Chicago State

Author: Daily Domer Staff

M BBall - Jerian Grant (22) vs Chicago State / Feature sized

Josh Flynt ('11) | Nov 28, 2012 | In the Paint blog

Notre Dame turned in its most impressive offensive performance of the season on Monday, defeating Chicago State, 92-65 at Purcell Pavilion.

Six players scored in double figures, and three recorded double-doubles. Jerian Grant‘s 22 points tied a career-high and his 10 assists gave him the second double-double of his Irish tenure. Eric Atkins added 13 points and dished out 11 assists, while Jack Cooley scored 11 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Read More

Learning from the Master

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Michael Graves, renowned architect and winner of Notre Dame's Driehaus Prize, visits the School of Architecture to teach students. Read More

Cancer Researcher

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Pascal Jean-Pierre finds ways to improve quality of life for cancer patients. Read More

"Oh, Say Can You See..."

Author: Daily Domer Staff


By Vicky Jacobsen ('14) | Nov. 27, 2012 | Irish UNDerground blog

You have to be a pretty talented athlete to compete for Notre Dame, so you probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that sophomore cross country runner Megan Heeder followed up a 3200m state title as a high school junior, with a fourth place finish in the 1600m and a second place finish in the 3200m at the Michigan state finals her senior year. Something that is surprising: She also opened the meet with her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Read More

Reflections on Ice: Nov. 27

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Josh Dempsey ('16) | Nov 27, 2012 | Irish UNDerground blog

Although the battle of the NDs turned out to be a split series (1-1), the Fighting Irish definitely had the advantage. The Irish lost an absolute heartbreaker to North Dakota in the first game of the series where they had a goal called off on a very controversial call. Read More

An Irishman at Home

Author: Daily Domer Staff

'If there's anywhere in the US where an Irishman can feel at home, it's Notre Dame,' says Irish Notre Dame student Shane McQuillan. Read More

ICON 47: ND Finishes 12-0

Author: Daily Domer Staff

ICON goes in depth to relive the victory over Southern Cal - pushing the Irish to 12-0 and in position to play in the BCS Championship Game. Read More

DNA Data Expert

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Professor Gitta Lubke pioneers new methods to analyze DNA for key patterns. Read More

Movember: A Napoleonic Moustache

Author: Daily Domer Staff

While he wasn't busy being the ruler of the Second French Empire, Napoleon III (nephew of Napoleon I) owned a magnificent moustache. Read More

The Prophet of Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Bob Quakenbush '76 predicted Coach Kelly's championship season in his book The Gipper's Ghost - which he wrote in 1985. Read More