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Jack Blakey '88

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When Jack Blakey was studying theatre in the '80s, he never dreamed he would one day be hearing legal disputes on the federal bench.  Read More

Fischer, Gilbert Taken in NHL Draft

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | June 30, 2015 


Last year Notre Dame led Hockey East and ranked third nationally with 10 NHL draft picks on its active roster and the Irish will maintain that double digit total in 2015-16 after incoming freshmen Christian Fischer and Dennis Gilbert each went in the first three rounds of the NHL Draft today. Read More

Watch: Skylar Diggins' Emotional Return Home

Author: Daily Domer Staff

ESPNW | June 30, 2015 


We've seen Skylar Diggins do countless interviews over the years, but now it seems as if the tables will be turning for the basketball star. It was announced last week that Diggins will be the host of a new digital show called "40/40 Live." Read More

Grant, Connaughton Chosen in NBA Draft

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Jerian Grant '15 and Pat Connaughton '15 both heard their names called Thursday in the 2015 NBA Draft. This is the first time Notre Dame has had two players drafted since 1992.  Read More

Wickedly Talented: Elizabeth Curtin '15

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A beautiful young woman stands at the edge of a woods dressed in an emerald gown. She sings in a spellbinding soprano that could break an evil curse or cast an enchantment across the land. Read More

Young African Entrepreneurs Come to ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Twenty-five young African leaders have arrived at Notre Dame for six weeks of business training and cultural immersion via the Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative. Read More

Justin Crepp

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Justin Crepp, an astrophysicist at Notre Dame, participated in a Congressional briefing on June 24 about the potential of science to change the world in the not-too-distant future. Read More

Joins American 'Innovation Imperative'

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame has joined leaders of American business, industry, higher education, science and engineering in a call to action for stronger federal policies to drive domestic research and development.  Read More

Danielle Green '99 Earns Award at ESPYS

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Danielle Green grew up poor on Chicago's South Side and earned an athletic scholarship to Notre Dame, then joined the Army. She lost her lower left arm in Iraq and now serves as a counselor to veterans. Read More

The Identity Flip Flop

Author: Daily Domer Staff

My son — and namesake — is the bass player in a new band called The Wallflowers. Their first CD has been released, their songs are running on the radio, and yes, their video has even appeared on MTV. Read More

Play Like A Champion Conference

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Every June, coaches and administrators from sports organizations across the globe come to Notre Dame for the Play Like A Champion National Sports Leadership Conference. Read More

ND Golfer Ashley Armstrong Moves Forward

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | June 19, 2015 


When it comes to student-athletes at Notre Dame, three-time Academic All-America golfer Ashley Armstrong is on par with the most exceptional. Both on the course and off, the Flossmoor, Illinois, native revealed a quality of character and commitment that set her apart throughout her four years with the Fighting Irish, culminating in her graduation last month from Notre Dame's College of Engineering with a 3.90 cumulative grade-point average. Read More

Dancing in the Twilight

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The last time I saw my father, he danced for me. In his pajamas and slippers and robe, he got stiffly out of a chair in the tiny nursing-home room that is now his universe and began doing a cross between a jig and the Charleston. Read More

Researchers Discover Genome Switch

Author: Daily Domer Staff

ND biologists were part of a team that has discovered that an agricultural pest that plagues U.S. apple growers likely did so after extensive and genome-wide changes. Read More

Mary Galvin: New College of Science Dean

Author: Daily Domer Staff

An accomplished scientist with extensive experience in the academic, government and private sectors, Mary E. Galvin has been appointed the Dean of the College of Science. 
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Everyman A Hero

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Years before Guardians of the Galaxy unexpectedly charmed its way across the silver screen, the galaxy’s unlikeliest heroes first entered the imagination of an editor at Marvel Comics named Bill Rosemann. Read More

Former Indonesia President Speaks at ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

H. E. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, former president of the Republic of Indonesia, spoke at the University’s inaugural Asia Leadership Forum last week at the invitation Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Read More

Holtz to Speak at ACE Commencement

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Coaching legend Lou Holtz, along with his wife Beth, will receive this year’s Prize for Catholic Education, and will speak at the ACE Commencement Ceremony on July 11. Read More

Women's Track National Championship

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The gold-medal winning performance capped a banner year for Molly Seidel, who added to her first-team All-America collection in cross country and the indoor 5,000 meters. Read More

Brey to Appear at Chicago Cubs Game

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | June 10, 2015 


University of Notre Dame men's basketball coach Mike Brey will be back at Wrigley Field to take part in game day festivities for the first time since 2001 when the Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Brey is scheduled to throw out the first pitch for the 7:15 p.m. (ET) start and then will lead Cubs fans in the traditional seventh inning stretch. Read More

Notre Dame's Economic Impact

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame is a major contributor to the economic vitality of the city of South Bend, St. Joseph County, and the state of Indiana. This website explores the impact. Read More