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Brian Kelly agrees to 6-year deal with ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame has agreed with coach Brian Kelly on a 6-year contract through the 2021 season. He is 55-23 in six seasons at ND and has reached bowl games every year. Read More

Hesburgh Library 10th Floor Open House

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Graduate School and the Hesburgh Libraries will host an Open House and Cookie Celebration for the renewed 10th Floor on February 8th between 4:30 and 6:00 pm.  Read More

The Road Unplanned

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Oh, my God, I’m going to die. Terrified, the thought loops through my mind as the impossibly green leaves of the Cambodian jungle go whipping by.  Read More

Lacrosse: Looking toward the Future

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Edward Lee | January 27, 2016 

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In professional golf, an annual debate rages on regarding the best golfer never to have won a major. In lacrosse circles, that debate would center on one team: Notre Dame.

Since the program’s debut in the 2010 NCAA tournament final that Duke won with a 6-5 overtime thriller, the Fighting Irish have been on the precipice of joining the elite group of national champions, making three Final Four appearances and falling in the title game again to Duke in 2014. Read More

First Time Fans Vol. 6 Premieres

Author: Daily Domer Staff

While long-time Notre Dame fan Manny Romero has cheered for the Irish from places such as South Africa, Laos, Peru or Italy, he has never seen a game in person. Read More

Cordell Carter II '07J.D.

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Cordell Carter II will be honored at the Champions for Change Program at the White House for his work as CEO of the TechTown Foundation.  Read More

How Joe Schmidt Helped a Grieving Family

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Upon hearing Joe Schmidt's name, Evans Schmidt, who brought his son to tour Notre Dame, had a special reason to root for the linebacker: Evans had a 9-year-old with the same name. Read More

Building a Better Phone

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Bert Hochwald and his team are leading a $1.2 million investigation into how to improve the performance of cell phones while also reducing radiation they expose our bodies to. Read More

Scott Merrill

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Scott Merrill, the 14th Driehaus Prize laureate, will be awarded a $200,000 prize and a bronze miniature of the Choregic Monument of Lysikrates during a ceremony in March. Read More

The Hoop

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When I moved onto Notre Dame’s campus as a freshman, the where-I-am-from answer rolled off my tongue. I responded with my home state or, if I felt like being specific, my town. Read More

Global Doc: The Ghetto Biennale

Author: Daily Domer Staff

At any other time, our presence in this part of town would be difficult. The streets of the downtown market in Port-au-Prince are always tightly packed with people and cars and covered in a dark brown muck that is equal parts dirt, stagnant water and trash. Read More

First Time Fans Vol. 5 Premieres

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Father Matt Kuczora has seen plenty of Notre Dame football games...from the student section that is. But now, he's a priest. And for the first time, he's a dorm rector on the Notre Dame campus. Read More

Let Us March Forward in Love

Author: Daily Domer Staff

It was midnight, and the snow and wind chill made for formidable conditions, but that didn’t deter 1,000 students, faculty, staff and guests from gathering to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

Jessica Payne

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Jessica Payne recently earned the Psychonomic Society Early Career Award, given to individuals who have made significant contributions to scientific psychology early in their careers. Read More

Colson Leads ND Past No. 9/6 Duke

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | January 19, 2016 

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This was a matchup of two of Division I's most efficient offenses, with the Irish ranking second and the Blue Devils fourth in Ken Pomery's adjusted offensive efficiency ratings. Notre Dame shot 50 percent - almost exactly what they arrived shooting as a team - while Duke finished at almost 52 percent. ''We executed on offense, but defensively, we just didn't execute,'' Kennard said. ''We didn't keep the ball out of the paint. We didn't rebound very well. Defensively, we've just got to pick it up a little bit.'' Read More

Rev. Corpora, C.S.C.: Missionary of Mercy

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Rev. Joseph Corpora, C.S.C., director of university-school partnerships for the Alliance for Catholic Education, has received a mandate from Pope Francis to be a Missionary of Mercy. Read More

Walk the Walk Week

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Beginning on Jan. 18, Notre Dame will host a weeklong series of events, called Walk the Walk Week, to reflect on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and encourage dialogue about diversity and inclusion. Read More

David Watson

Author: Daily Domer Staff

David Watson, professor of psychology, has been awarded the 2015 Jack Block Award for Distinguished Research in Personality by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Read More

Velshonna Luckey

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Velshonna Luckey, youth development program director at the University of Notre Dame’s Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC), has been awarded a 2016 Executive Journey Fellowship. Read More

Wise Man's Misdirection

Author: Daily Domer Staff

It was my dad who brought me to college for my admissions interview. The college was 700 miles from our house. We drove through the night. I was 17.  Read More

Designing Homes for Earthquake Victims

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Kevin Phaup, who is pursuing a master’s degree in industrial design, went to Nepal last summer to design stronger, safer, cost-effective temporary shelters for refugees and victims of natural disasters. Read More

Calling Yaya

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Everyone on Dallas Avenue knew Yaya’s high-pitched cackle. My grandfather would walk home from the train station each night and hear her laugh from a block away. That’s Dorothy, he’d think to himself.  Read More

Mercy's Bones

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When I was a reporting for a Catholic newspaper in Florida, I visited Haiti to report on the work being done by parishioners who had founded a humanitarian aid organization. Read More