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Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Elected to Serve Third Term as President

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees elected Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Friday (Jan. 30) to a third five-year term as president of the University, effective at the conclusion of his second term June 30, Chairman Richard C. Notebaert announced on behalf of the Board at its winter meeting in Naples, Florida. Read More

Chris Renner '84

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When first asked if he would work on the Olympics, Chris Renner ’84 jumped at the chance. The opportunity allowed Renner, who majored in French and economics, to combine his love of sports with his international business experience. Read More

Irish Make History at No. 21 in ESPN Preseason Poll

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | January 28, 2015  

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The University of Notre Dame softball team officially achieved a preseason milestone never before seen in the illustrious 27-year history of the program on Tuesday. The Irish will begin a season ranked in both of Division I softball's major polls for the first time after being slotted 21st in the 2015 ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Preseason Poll that was released by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball.   Read More

An Ordinary Purpose

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sister Tommie says when she walks with her friend Wally she never steps on the sidewalk grates because Wally is afraid she’ll fall in. But when Sister Tommie and I walk together, we forget, and walk across the sidewalk grates, hardly noticing.  Read More

Kelsey Weigel

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Biological sciences graduate student Kelsey Weigel has been invited to present her research at the 2015 St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital National Graduate Student Symposium in Memphis, Tenn. from April 7-11.  Read More

Chris Giesting Sets the Pace

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | January 27, 2015 

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Chris Giesting walked out onto the Meyo Field track at the University of Notre Dame's Loftus Sports Center planning on getting a change of pace from his training for the 400 meters. 

The Fighting Irish senior lined up to run the 600 meters in the Notre Dame Invitational on Saturday, only as a tune-up for running the 400 in the prestigious Razorback Invitational next week.…
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Big Picture Science Coming to ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Big Picture Science is a national radio show and podcast that connects new ideas in science and technology in surprising and humorous ways in order to explore breakthroughs in research and their implications. For more details about the show, click here.
 
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Mary Kearney

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Gender Studies Program would like to welcome Mary Celeste Kearney as the new Director for the 3 year term of Fall 2015 through Spring 2018.  Read More

Student Film Fest to Begin Thursday

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Department of Film, Television, and Theatre will host the 26th Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival Jan. 29-31 in the Browning Cinema at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. Read More

Collinsworth Brothers at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Austin and Jac Collinsworth tell Mary Carillo about their time at Notre Dame. Austin is a senior caption on the football team and Jac is a sophomore and has his own tv show.  Read More

A Poignant Journey

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Takashi Yanagi lost his mother, his house and his security while still in high school. From this unimaginable tragedy, he forged a determination to continue his dream to attend Notre Dame. Read More

How Do We Love?

Author: Daily Domer Staff

I once asked a freshman writing class to define love. I had long considered this word one of the slipperiest in the English language, having been put to more selfish and foolish misuses than any other word in our tongue. Read More

Grace is a Hobble-Wheeled Bicycle

Author: Daily Domer Staff

I lost my friend Devin for several hours the last night of sophomore year at Notre Dame. I don’t mean that euphemistically. We actually lost him, like a North Face jacket at Finny’s bar or an untethered child at Disney World.  Read More

On and Off the Fence

Author: Daily Domer Staff

He seems as laid-back as a California surfer, but MBA student Gerek Meinhardt is really a fierce fencing champ.  How discipline has taken him to the Olympics and an NCAA championship — and back from crippling injury. Read More

Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ruth Riley is being honored with the 2015 Moose Krause Distinguished Service Award, recognizing her commitment to eliminating issues such as malaria, hunger, and AIDS. This is the Notre Dame Monogram Club's highest honor. Read More

Jim McLaughlin Brings NCAA Title Expertise to ND Volleyball

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | January 20, 2015 

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Jim McLaughlin, the only person to coach both a women's and a men's volleyball team to NCAA titles and a former women's volleyball national coach of the year at the University of Washington, has been named head volleyball coach at the University of Notre Dame. Read More

Alum Makes Every Recipe in Iconic Cookbook

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Allen Hemberger ’01 is not a professional chef, but that didn’t stop him from mastering one of the world’s most difficult cookbooks from his home kitchen. Check out his story and a video.  Read More

Baseball: Pair of Freshmen Ranked Nationally

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | January 19, 2015 

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University of Notre Dame baseball freshman pitchers Peter Solomon and Brad Bass are both ranked in Perfect Game's list of the top 100 college freshmen released Friday. 

Solomon, who is ranked 87th, and Bass, tabbed 95th, both heard their names called in last June's Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. The San Diego Padres selected Solomon in the 21st round, while the Chicago Cubs picked Bass in the 33rd round.…
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ND Pays Record Low Interest Rate for Bond

Author: Daily Domer Staff

On Wall Street, Notre Dame was able to raise $400 million selling bonds at a record low interest rate of 3.4%. It was the lowest rate on record for a 30-year corporate bond. Notre Dame received a rare AAA rating from credit rating agency Moody's in December. Read More