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Gen. Dempsey to Speak at Commencement

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Recently retired U.S. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff for the past four years, will be the principal speaker and receive an honorary degree at the Commencement Ceremony on May 15. Read More

A drone's eye view of Ireland old and new

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In the latest collaboration between anthropologist Ian Kuijt and videographer William Donaruma, both Notre Dame professors, a drone equipped with a camera offers a bird’s-eye view of Ireland.  Read More

Light Up Grace Hall

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The #1 sign atop Grace Hall was lit up on the 50th birthday of the National Endowment for the Humanities to highlight Notre Dame's record success in NEH fellowships -- more than any other university since 1999. Read More

No. 7 Irish Down Marquette 4-2

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | September 30, 2015

Three second half goals, including two in the final 12 minutes, led the University of Notre Dame men's soccer team to a 4-2 win over Marquette on Tuesday in nonconference play at Alumni Stadium. 

No. 7/4 Notre Dame (7-2-1) outshot Marquette 17-14 during the contest, including a slight 8-7 edge in shots on goal. The Irish managed six corner kicks to the three of the Golden Eagles (3-3-2), winning their third straight match in the past seven days since shutting out Michigan State 4-0 on Sept. 22.…
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The Biggio Family: The Call to the Hall

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | September 28, 2015 


University of Notre Dame baseball players Conor Biggio and Cavan Biggio own a deep understanding of the legacy that their father, Baseball Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, carved out during his 20-year association with the Houston Astros — an unforgettable career and legacy built as much on hustle and integrity as it was on talent. Read More

Sgt. McCarthy's Final Message to ND Fans

Author: Daily Domer Staff

After 55 years of delivering his quips to Irish fans, Sgt. Tim McCarthy drops the mic for the final time in Notre Dame Stadium last weekend. Click here for a video.  Read More

A Pope Francis Field Trip

Author: Daily Domer Staff

As ACE teachers at St. Thomas More Catholic Academy in southeast Washington D.C., we’ve spent the first few weeks of this school year preparing our classes for Pope Francis’ visit. Read More

Pope Francis, the a/c and a cup of coffee

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The pope turns off his air conditioner at night. Every evening around 10, without fail, the air conditioners turn off until 5 a.m. This practice existed under Benedict and remains under Francis, who now lives on the building’s second floor. Read More

Joshua Lund

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joshua Lund joins the Department of Romance and Romance Languages and has research interests that are broad and intentionally interdisciplinary. Read More

Irish Shut Out Michigan State

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Kit Loughran, The Observer | September 23, 2015 


The Irish shut out Michigan State to rebound from a two-game losing streak Tuesday night at the DeMartin Soccer Complex.

No. 14 Notre Dame (5-2-1) took to the net right away to shut out the Spartans, 4-0. Michigan State (3-3-1) and Notre Dame had 12 shots each, but the Irish managed seven shots on goal to the Spartan’s four.…
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Notre Dame's Goal: No Coal

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. announced Sept. 21 that the University will cease burning coal entirely within five years, and cut its carbon footprint by more than half by 2030. Read More

No. 8 Irish defeat No. 14 Georgia Tech

Author: Daily Domer Staff

C.J. Prosise provided the flash for the Fighting Irish with three touchdowns and 198 yards rushing, including a 91-yard TD run that was the longest run in Notre Dame Stadium history. Read More

Men, Women Sweep National Catholic Championships

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | September 21, 2015  


On an afternoon in which inclement weather was in the forecast, the Notre Dame cross country contingent stormed through its competition Friday at the 36th-edition of the National Catholic Championships, rising atop both the men’s and women’s team standings. Read More

Harris Family Gifts $5.5M for Track & Field

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame alumnus Robert H. Harris and his wife, Mary Ellen, have made a $5.5 million gift to his alma mater to underwrite the construction of a stadium for the track and field teams. Read More

Vitale Family Makes $1M Gift to University

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Longtime ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale and his wife, Lorraine, have made a $1 million gift to the University to provide financial assistance to deserving undergraduates. Read More

Record highs for research funding

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame has received $133.7 million in research funding for fiscal year 2015. This is an all-time record for the University and $20 million more than last year. Read More