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ND produces Liam Neeson-narrated doc.

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame will play a major role in the international celebration of the centenary of Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising, which was announced Tuesday (March 31) in Dublin by Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Read More

Women's Hoops in Elite Eight

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Almost one year to the day after they played in an NCAA regional final, No. 2 Notre Dame and No. 5/6 Baylor will once again step on to the Elite Eight stage. Read More

Shadows of Saints

Author: Daily Domer Staff

How can I pass on the faith to my son when my own identity, previously firm and reliable, turns out to be inchoate? Read More

ND Earns Spot in Elite Eight

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Momentum sagging and Wichita State surging, Mike Brey called time out and offered his Notre Dame players a reminder. There was no screaming. No frantic scribbling of Xs-and-Os. Read More

Chris Freise '12

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Freise, a 2012 entrepreneurship master's alumnus, has formed a startup with three partners to develop a novel application to promote wellness. Read More

Mendoza Seniors Develop BlueBucket

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Mendoza seniors Mary Cornfield, Alisha Anderson and Caitlin Crommett launched BlueBucket, an organization that forms partnerships with restaurants to collect donations for local charities. Read More

ND Boasts Most Successful Hoops Programs

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | March 26, 2015 

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The University of Notre Dame boasts the most successful combined men's and women's basketball programs of any institution in the country-whether the teams are compared by combined Associated Press rankings, combined victories, combined winning percentage or combined NCAA graduation rates. Read More

Alex Genord

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Senior political science and economics major Alex Genord said that each of her academic feats has been made possible by her participation in the Glynn Family Honors Program. Read More

ND Signs Memorandum of Understanding

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame and the Latin American Episcopal Conference have signed a “memorandum of understanding,” pledging to cooperate in initiatives in academics, social development, peace-building and institutional administration.. Read More

Producing "Grand Challenge Scholars"

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A letter of commitment was presented to President Barack Obama Monday announcing that 122 U.S. engineering schools plan to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society in the 21st century. Read More

10th Anniversary Choral Celebration

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The beloved choral ensembles of Notre Dame — Glee Club, Chorale and Vocale — join in this wonderful event to sing a kaleidoscope of choral languages, individually and together. Read More

Irish Finish Third at 2015 NCAA Championships

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | March 24, 2015 

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The University of Notre Dame fencing team saw junior Lee Kiefer earn her third NCAA individual title, and freshman Francesca Russo her first at the 2015 NCAA Championships. The team as a whole finished third in the standings behind Columbia and Penn State, based on indicator (individual points scored for/against in each single bout) - Penn State had a +176 mark, while the Irish stood at +145. Read More

Sweet 16 Bound

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Fighting Irish topped Butler 67-64 in overtime to reach the Sweet 16. Jerian Grant made the clinching layup with 18 seconds left in overtime for the win.
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David M. Schwarz

Author: Daily Domer Staff

David M. Schwarz, an architect known for excellence in traditional design and his commitment to the creation of vibrant public environments, will receive the 2015 Richard H. Driehaus Prize on March 21. Read More

Global Doc: Aware

Author: Daily Domer Staff

True, a knowledge gap existed that an awareness campaign could address. But more importantly, if awareness exists on a broad basis, then we need to shift the focus to include issues concerning engagement and communication. Read More

Local TV Stations to Pay Tribute to Fr. Ted

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In a first for local broadcasting, “Requiem for a Legend, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.,” a 30-minute tribute to the late University of Notre Dame president, will air simultaneously on all six South Bend-area television stations at 7:30 p.m. Friday (March 20). Read More

ND Student-Athletes Habitat for Humanity

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Renee Peggs | March 17, 2015 

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The student-athletes of Notre Dame - nearly all of them - are incarnating the kingdom of heaven. For Gladys Muchemi, the hope of home ownership seemed no bigger than a tiny seed. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County, the members of 26 Division I Irish athletics teams are nurturing that tiny seed, turning hope into a real home for Muchemi and her children. Read More

ND Alumna First American to Win NYC Half

Author: Daily Domer Staff

With the high knee lift and buoyant stride of a track veteran, Molly Huddle '06 became the first American runner to win the NYC Half on Sunday with a personal best of 1:08:31. Read More

Notre Dame Beats UNC to Win ACC Title

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The horn had barely sounded when Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked right to Jerian Grant and wrapped him up in a huge hug as the rest of the players rushed by them onto the court. Read More

Jewell Loyd is espnW Player of the Year

Author: Daily Domer Staff

After a stellar season, Loyd is a finalist for every national honor and was named the ACC Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the ACC tournament.  Read More

Irish Hold Off Miami in ACC Tournament

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | March 13, 2015 

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Notre Dame did just enough to avoid another early exit from the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.

Steve Vasturia hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 6:13 left and the 11th-ranked Fighting Irish held off Miami 70-63 in Thursday night's quarterfinals.…
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What I Will Remember About Saying Goodbye to Fr. Ted

Author: Daily Domer Staff

I witnessed the funeral and remembrances of Father Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, last week, and I wanted to record some fleeting impressions — both for myself for later, and to share with those from the Notre Dame family who could not be on campus for this event. This is what I will remember Read More

Former Irish President to Speak at ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Former Irish president Mary McAleese will speak on “The Irish Peace Process: Where to From Here,” at 7 p.m. Monday (March 16) in the University of Notre Dame’s McKenna Hall auditorium. Read More

ND, Under Armour Offer High School Seminar

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | March 13, 2015 

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The University of Notre Dame sports performance division will team up with Under Armour to offer "Championship Strategies for Developing the Teenage Athlete," a premier high school sports performance seminar that will provide access to the most current performance programs and techniques being utilized by Notre Dame student-athletes. Read More