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Fighting For Better Cancer Detection

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame engineering professor Ryan Roeder has devised a way in which gold nanoparticles can be injected into the breast and attach to indicators of cancer, like microcalcifications. Read More

Waste Warriors Receive Team Irish Award

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Presidential Team Irish Award program provides a special opportunity to publicly recognize staff teams that exemplify the University’s core values on behalf of their department and the University. Read More

Stavropoulos Family Foundation Gift to ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The William and Linda Stavropoulos Family Foundation has made a $10 million gift to Notre Dame for the creation of a center specializing in biophysical research in the College of Science. Read More

Ivey Promoted To Associate Head Coach

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Leigh Torbin | October 28, 2016

Associate Coach

The inaugural winner of the WBCA's Assistant Coach of the Year and a contributor to every one of Notre Dame's seven Final Four appearances, including the 2001 national championship, Niele Ivey has been integral to the long-term success of the Irish women's basketball program. Read More

Irish Clinch ACC Title With Win Over Miami

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Doing their part to collect a 2-0 win over Miami on a brisk night at Alumni Stadium, the Irish clinched their first regular-season Atlantic Coast Conference title and the top seed into the ACC Championship. Read More

Rohr’s Bartender Named Honorary Alum

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Patrick "Murf" Murphy, the bartender at Rohr’s, was recently awarded honorary alumni status by the Notre Dame Alumni Association after working at the Morris Inn for nearly 50 years. Read More

Ground Broken on Innovation Park Phase II

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The addition will provide much-needed leasable space for startups launched by undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Notre Dame and other entrepreneurs. Read More

Notre Dame vs. Miami Weekend Events

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Lectures on big data and on Latinos in television’s new golden age, along with performances by the Band of the Fighting Irish and the ND Glee Club, are among the attractions for visitors coming to campus. Read More

ND Launches Community Resource Website

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Funded by the Office of the Executive Vice President, informs both the curious and newcomer with helpful information neatly organized by category (arts, education, dining, health and more). Read More

Haunted Eck Returns Friday Night

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Michael Scholl | October 26, 2016

Haunted Eck

Haunted Eck will return to the University of Notre Dame’s Frank Eck Stadium on Friday, Oct. 28. The home of Irish baseball will be transformed into a frightful yet delightful Halloween spectacular.

The evening begins with an Irish baseball fall scrimmage at 4:30 p.m. Following the action on the diamond, players and coaches will hand out candy and sign autographs while leading tours of the spooky and moderately fright-filled Frank Eck Stadium. The indoor hitting cages, clubhouse, concourse and coaches’ locker room will all be Halloween themed, with some areas putting a haunting twist on traditional baseball drills. Read More

ND Students Spend Fall Break in Appalachia

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Over fall break, 245 Notre Dame students traveled to the Appalachia region of the United States as a part of the Appalachia Fall Seminar through the Center for Social Concerns (CSC). Read More

Marisel Moreno

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Marisel Moreno has been selected to receive the 2016 Sheedy Excellence in Teaching Award. Read More

Allen Named to Nancy Lieberman Watch List

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Irish Senior Lindsay Allen took the first step towards receiving formal recognition by the end of the year as she was one of 20 players named on Monday to the watch list for the Nancy Lieberman Award. Read More

Robinson, Broda Advance To Doubles Final at ITA

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joanne Norell | October 24, 2016

Womens Tennis

After four days of competition at the ITA Midwest Regional Championships, a pair of University of Notre Dame women's tennis student athletes remain in contention in singles and doubles.

Senior Monica Robinson and junior Brooke Broda advanced to the doubles title match, defeating DePaul's Yulia Shupenia and Aspasia Avgeri, 8-7(6), in the quarterfinal before upending second-seeded and fourth-ranked Brienne Minor and Mira Ruder-Hook, 8-5, in the semifinal. 
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ND Wins First Match at Virginia Tech

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For the first time in program history the Irish traveled to Virginia Tech (8-13, 3-7 ACC) and left with a victory, as Notre Dame (18-4, 9-1 ACC) put on a dominant performance in the 3-0 sweep of the Hokies. Read More

Ann Weber

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ann Weber '82 was inducted into the MEDI Hall of Fame this year. Read More

Identifying DNA and Developing Data

Author: Daily Domer Staff

At ND, the Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility (GBCF) supports research in many areas that increasingly rely on DNA sequencing, including cancer biology & monitoring invasive species. Read More

Notre Dame Launches New Ph.D. Programs

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters has launched two rigorous new doctoral programs in Italian and Spanish designed to train world-class literary scholars in the languages. Read More

Swimming & Diving In Atlanta for ACC Meet

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The No. 14 Notre Dame Swimming and Diving team opens its ACC portion of their meet season in a dual meet on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21 and 22, against Georgia Tech at the McAuley Aquatic Center. Read More

ND Students to Stage Mock Debate

Author: Daily Domer Staff

According to debate organizer Maria Palazzolo, a sophomore political science major, the students have prepared for a candid conversation to tackle today’s most pressing political, cultural and social issues. Read More

ND Takes on Pitt and VT in Upcoming Road Trip

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Robby Hamman | October 21, 2016


The Irish (16-4, 7-1) try to keep their perfect ACC road record intact this weekend, as the team travels to Pitt (14-6, 5-3) to play the Panthers at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21 and then heads to Blacksburg, Virginia to face Virginia Tech (8-11, 3-5) at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23. Read More

Harrison Smith Flies Under the Radar

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Domer Harrison Smith flies planes and patrols the secondary of the NFL's stingiest defense, yet he is just fine keeping a low profile as he builds a case for national stardom. Read More

Irish Receive Job Hunting Advice on Tuesday

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Leigh Torbin | October 19, 2016


Tuesday morning, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team was a collection of athletes, going through the paces of an 8 a.m. practice at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center. Tuesday afternoon, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team was not merely a collection of students, but rather young professionals. Read More

Awakening from the Steeler's Dream

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“The first thing you should know is that America still does make steel. Three-quarters of the steel that America uses — almost all of it — is produced domestically.” Read More