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Sergei Starchenko

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sergei Starchenko, professor of mathematics, was recently named a fellow in the American Mathematical Society for 2017. Read More

ND Community Celebrates Las Posadas

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame community gathered Tuesday night at the Grotto to kick off the fourth annual celebration of Las Posadas. The event, whose Spanish title means “lodging,” represents Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter before Jesus’s birth. Read More

The Organ Builders: Joe Green

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In anticipation of the dedication recital for the Murdy Family Organ on January 20, this is  a profile of Joe Green, the carpenter who worked on the new instrument in Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart.  Read More

Anthony Kroese

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Anthony Kroese, 3L, has been on a mission to take student events and make them more fun, more efficient, more consequential.  Read More

Seniors Reflect on Involvement With CUSE

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE) sat down with four senior CUSE Sorin Scholars to speak about the benefits that CUSE has provided for them, and why other students should work with CUSE during their time here. Read More

Third Quarter Key to Victory For #1 Irish

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Leigh Torbin | November 28, 2016

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The No. 1 Notre Dame women's basketball team found itself in a battle with undefeated TCU on Saturday afternoon, leading by just three points, 37-34, at halftime. With junior All-American Brianna Turner released from the early foul trouble that left her on the bench, the Irish (6-0) would close the third quarter on a 17-3 run en route to a 92-59 victory over the Horned Frogs (4-1). Read More

Soundings: True to Oneself

Author: Daily Domer Staff

My memories of Mr. Burke point me in several directions, but there was one thing he did — a mere four words — that made a lasting difference in my life. All he said was, “I’m a quiet person.” But that has served me as a mantra for a lifetime. Read More

Developing New Treatment for Diabetes

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In the United States alone, it is estimated that diabetes affects nearly 30 million diagnosed and undiagnosed people, and treatment requires multiple painful injections a day. A Notre Dame researcher is working to combat this problem with a less frequent, oral delivery system. Read More

Quirky Night Ends Happily in Houston

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Leigh Torbin | November 24, 2016

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HOUSTON -- The No. 1 Notre Dame women's basketball team scheduled a neutral site game in Houston, Texas on Tuesday night so that Brianna Turner could play for the Irish on a court in her hometown. Little did anyone know, Turner would get to play on two courts in Houston on Tuesday night. Read More

Under Pressure: A Notre Dame Wednesday

Author: Daily Domer Staff

6:03 a.m. — Wake to the truck outside your window, loading the recycling and garbage dumpsters at Irish Flats apartment complex. (It is not quiet.) Feel so happy that you have another couple hours of sleep. Read More

Irish Hosts Boston College and Syracuse

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Robby Hamman | November 23, 2016

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame (20-10, 11-7 ACC) is set to host Boston College and Syracuse for the final home stand of the regular season. The Irish play the Eagles at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23 and then the Orange at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25. Read More

Ray Offenheiser

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ray Offenheiser to join faculty as Distinguished Professor of the Practice in the Keough School of Global Affairs. Read More

Former President of Taiwan Visits Campus

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Honorable Ma Ying-jeou, former president of Taiwan, enjoyed a private dinner with over 100 Notre Dame students from the greater China region on Saturday night. Read More

Notre Dame to Appeal NCAA Decision

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame will appeal the decision announced Tuesday (Nov. 22) by the NCAA Committee on Infractions to vacate 2012 and 2013 football victories, the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, said. Read More

#13 Irish Advance to Round of 16

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Tony Jones | November 20, 2016 

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Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Year Jon Gallagher lived up to his recently earned moniker during a competitive second round NCAA Championship match on Sunday night. Facing a game effort from visiting Loyola, Gallagher notched his 13th goal of the season (fifth game-winner) on a great feed from Mark Gormley in the 78th minute to guide the No. 13 seed University of Notre Dame men's soccer team to a 1-0 win at Alumni Stadium. Read More

Notre Dame Partners with Balkh University

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame and Balkh University in Mazari Sharif city, province of Balkh in Afghanistan, are partnering to develop a master’s program in finance and accountancy for students at Balkh.  Read More

The Organ Builders: Zane Boothby

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In anticipation of the dedication recital for the Murdy Family Organ on January 20, this is a profile of Zane Boothby, who helped build the new instrument in Notre Dame’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart.  Read More

Improving Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Currently, ovarian cancer surgeries are considered a ‘success’ all tumors 1 centimeter or larger are removed. Now, with research being developed at the Harper Cancer Research Institute, tumors as small as 1 milimeter could be removed. Read More

Notre Dame Dominates Seattle 92-49

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Robby Hamman | November 18, 2016

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- Notre Dame (2-0) used a balanced attack on the offensive end to cruise to a 92-49 victory over Seattle (1-2) on Wednesday evening inside Purcell Pavilion. Six players finished in double figures in the point column to lead the Irish to the 42-point triumph.
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Notre Dame At FIFA Women's World Cup

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joanne Norell | November 18, 2016

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NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The University of Notre Dame will see three of its representatives hit the pitch in Papua New Guinea starting this week as play commences in the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.

Sabrina Flores and Natalie Jacobs make up two of the 21 players head coach Michelle French announced will represent the United States at this year’s World Cup, being held in Papua New Guinea from November 13 through December 3. Flores, a rising junior, and Jacobs, a rising sophomore, have taken the semester off from both NCAA competition and their studies in preparation for the event. Read More