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ND Gateway Hosts International Gathering

Author: Daily Domer Staff

More than 40 academics and industry experts will gather at the London Global Gateway May 1-3, 2015, to analyze behavioral influences on trust, inequality, and ethics. Read More

Sophie White

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sophie White has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities —her second NEH award in five years—for her book project. Read More

Scholarships for Peace Corps Volunteers

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health is partnering with the Peace Corps to offer financial help to returned Peace Corps Volunteers.  Read More

Welcome Women's Swim Coach Mike Litzinger

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | April 29, 2015 

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A U.S. National Team coach and 14-year veteran head coach at Utah and St. Bonaventure in addition to associate head coach duties at the University of North Carolina, Mike Litzinger joined the University of Notre Dame community less than two weeks ago as the sixth women's swimming and diving head coach in Irish history. Read More

Melissa Tancredi '04 to Play in FIFA WWC

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | April 28, 2015 

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Two-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American Melissa Tancredi ('04) has officially been selected to represent her home country of Canada and make her third career FIFA Women's World Cup appearance later this summer. …
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Iris Outlaw Receives Exemplary Award

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The American Association of Blacks in Higher Education presented the AABHE Exemplary Award for Public Service to Iris Outlaw, director of Multicultural Student Programs and Services at Notre Dame. Read More

Laura Dassow Walls

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Laura Dassow Walls has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to complete a biography of Henry David Thoreau. Read More

Michael Dinh

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Foundation recently announced that Michael Dinh has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar.  Read More

ND Soccer to Host Mexico Teams April 24

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | April 22, 2015 

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A hallmark of the University of Notre Dame soccer seasons will take place Friday when both Fighting Irish squads play host to a Mexican national team at Alumni Stadium. The Notre Dame women will face the Mexico under-20 squad at 5 p.m. (ET) and the men will take on the Mexico under-17 team at 7:30 p.m. Read More

Douglas Duhaime

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Douglas Duhaime, Ph.D. student in Notre Dame’s Department of English, is busy expanding the possibilities of humanities research in the digital realm. Very busy. Read More

Failure Is Not An Ending

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“If you’re not comfortable with not succeeding or not getting everything perfectly right, you can’t possibly be an entrepreneur because you never know what’s going to happen,” he adds. “Some things work, some things don’t.” Read More

Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics, Public Policy

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sidney Tarrow, Emeritus Professor of Government at Cornell University, will deliver the 21st annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy in the Hesburgh Center for International Studies. Read More

2015 Business Plan Competition

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The winning venture of the 15th annual McCloskey Business Plan Competition addressed a nearly universal need: comfortable shoes. Read More

Students Launch 'It’s On Us' Video

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A new video, produced by University of Notre Dame students, aims to shift the way people think about sexual assault.The campaign’s goal is to empower individuals to be active participants in stopping sexual assault. Read More

Jewell Loyd Goes No. 1 Overall in WNBA Draft

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | April 17, 2015 

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For the fourth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame women's basketball program was represented near the top of the first round in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Draft, as junior guard Jewell Loyd (Lincolnwood, Ill./Niles West) was selected by the Seattle Storm with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 WNBA Draft that was held Thursday night at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Read More

Michael's Booties

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway won a bet that he could create a novel in six words by writing the following on a napkin: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” My wife and I have unworn baby shoes that tell a different story. Read More

Notre Dame Day 2015 to Launch April 26

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame family will come together on campus and around the globe on April 26-27 (Sunday-Monday) to celebrate Our Lady’s University during the second annual Notre Dame Day. Read More

Notre Dame to Nicaragua

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A few months ago, I was invited on an all-expense paid trip out of the country for spring break. Sounds a bit exotic, doesn’t it? Read More

The Shirt 2015 to Unveil on April 26

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame will unveil The Shirt 2015 in a celebration open to the public at 5:30 p.m. April 26 (Sunday) at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore.  Read More

In Memoriam

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Catherine F. Pieronek, associate dean for academic affairs and director of the Women’s Engineering Program, died Thursday, April 9 at Memorial Hospital. Read More

Arts and Letters Launches New Program

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In fall 2015, the College of Arts and Letters will launch a new Collaborative Innovation program that focuses on the principles of design thinking—a powerful approach for solving real-world problems. Read More

ND Alum Promoted to CEO of Vikings

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Kevin Warren '90 most recently served as the Vikings Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs and Chief Administrative Officer. As CEO, Warren will now oversee all aspects of the Vikings business operations. Read More