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Haifeng Gao

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A new paper by a team of researchers incliding Notre Dame's Haifeng Gao presents, for the first time, a synthesis of polymers using an efficient technique. Read More

First Person: Danielle Green's ESPY Moment

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | July 30, 2015 

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When I found out several weeks ago that I was being honored at the ESPY Awards with the 2015 Pat Tillman Award for Service, I was overwhelmed with both excitement and anxiety. I was excited about being the second recipient ever to receive the award and being recognized for my continued service to my fellow veterans. I was consumed with anxiety at the thought of going on stage and giving a speech in front of millions. This is very different from playing ball in front of thousands. Read More

Hodan Tabbed to U.S. U-23 Camp Roster

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | July 30, 2015 

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University of Notre Dame men’s soccer senior tri-captain Patrick Hodan will be adding an additional summer detour to his schedule before returning to campus for the 2015 Fighting Irish season. 

Hodan was one of 28 players called in by United States Under-23 Men’s National Team head coach Andi Herzog for a College Identification camp that will take place Aug. 5-8 at the U.S. National Training Center in Carson, California. The camp will allow the U.S. Men’s National Team to scout additional collegiate players in preparation for 2016 Summer Olympics qualifying matches this October, ahead of the games next summer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.…
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The Boys of Spring

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Somewhere around the time I became a teenager in the summer of 1962, I attended an Old-Timers’ game at Memorial Stadium in my hometown of Baltimore. The only thing I remember about it was my puzzlement at the way the old-timers ran the bases.  Read More

Expanding Opportunity in Africa

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development has received $1.6 million from Accenture to expand the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship project in Uganda. Read More

FTT Course Makes Special Effects Real

Author: Daily Domer Staff

One semester is all Ken Cole needs to teach his students how to control the weather. The group of about 10 students simulated explosions, used makeup to create realistic-looking wounds and built props out of scraps and spare parts. Read More

The boy who built his sister a time machine

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Last summer, when Buchanan “Buck” Bourdon ’16 decided to start building mobile apps, he realized he had the perfect project: helping his disabled older sister, Haley, tell time on her own terms. Read More

A View From the Stands

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The complex obstacles behind launching a new enterprise boiled down to a simple formula for Dave Finocchio ’05 — combine vision and passion with hard work.  Read More

Double Domer Named President of WBCA

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Audrey Snyder | July 23, 2015 

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Penn State University has signed Lady Lions basketball coach Coquese Washington to a two-year contract extension, athletic directory Sandy Barbour announced Thursday.

Washington, who was introduced as the program’s fifth head coach in 2007, led the Lady Lions to three consecutive Big Ten championships in 2012, 2013, 2014. The extension keeps her under contract through at least the 2018-19 season.…
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A Notre Dame Man for Others

Author: Daily Domer Staff

From his heroism during World War II to his support for the elderly and homeless veterans, Judge Robert L. Miller Sr. '42, '47 J.D. continues to lead an inspiring life of service. Read More

Ahsan Kareem

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ahsan Kareem, the Robert M. Moran Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, was elected president of the International Association of Wind Engineering.  Read More

Which ND Football Tradition is the Best?

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame is a school rich in tradition, but which ones are the best? That's the question 247Sports recently tried to answer as it listed the Fighting Irish's five best football traditions. Read More

Jaylon Smith Interviews Lou Holtz

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | July 21, 2015 

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Lou Holtz tells All-American linebacker, and Fighting Irish Media Intern, Jaylon Smith about past players, current coaches what it takes to motivate football players and more.

Watch the video here. Read More

STEM Researchers Call for Change

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Change is needed to improve the quality of STEM education in research universities, according to a paper co-authored by Zachary Schultz, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry. Read More

Rising From the Ashes

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In 1852, Clement Studebaker and his brother started a blacksmith forge in South Bend, Indiana, with assets of $68 to their name.  Read More

David Go

Author: Daily Domer Staff

David Go, associate professor in the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, has been named one of the three inaugural ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellows. Read More

Library Receives Largest Gift in History

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Marilyn & Rudolph M. Navari Charitable Foundation has made a $10 million gift to the Hesburgh Libraries at the University of Notre Dame, the largest gift in the libraries’ history. Read More

MLB All-Star Game Recap

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | July 16, 2015 

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In his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game Tuesday night in Cincinnati, Ohio, former University of Notre Dame standout A.J. Pollock watched from the dugout as all-time MLB greats Hank Aaron, Johnny Bench, Sandy Koufax and Willie Mays took the field in a pre-game ceremony. The Hebron, Connecticut native then was introduced to a crowd of 43,656 before patiently waiting his turn to enter the game that was televised nationally by FOX. Read More

Stephen Wrinn

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Stephen M. Wrinn, director of the University Press of Kentucky, has been named director of the University of Notre Dame Press. The appointment is effective Sept. 1. Read More

A House Divided

Author: Daily Domer Staff

What finally drove me in 2009 from a newspaper job I loved was not a singular blow by a management team slowly destroying the paper. No, that would come later, as I walked out the door. Read More

Police in the Streets

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Steven Mattioli is telling me a cop story. Mattioli is a lieutenant in the New York Police Department, a platoon commander in the 48th precinct in the South Bronx. He’s one of a handful of Notre Dame graduates on the force. Read More

Danielle Green '99 Honored at ESPYS

Author: Daily Domer Staff

One of the spotlight award recipients during an emotional evening, Green is a former Notre Dame women's basketball guard who later enlisted in the U.S. Army. In May 2004, she suffered significant injuries, including the amputation of her left hand. Read More