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Fr. Ted's Enduring Legacy

Author: Daily Domer Staff

On July 26, 1964, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. received a desperate call — there was a civil rights march happening in Chicago and they needed a Catholic representative.  Read More

Fr. Jenkins Remembers Fr. Hesburgh

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“Looking back to a year ago, I cherish the memory of our students lining the road to the cemetery in frigid weather conditions and the thousands who paid last respects in the Basilica..." Read More

Irish Break School Record in 200 Free Relay

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Lizzie Mikes | February 26, 2016 

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The University of Notre Dame men's swimming team is in ninth place after Thursday night, racing in the ACC Championship meet at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. The Irish advanced nine swimmers to the evening's finals in the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free and 200 free relay events. They had the third most finals swimmers of any team racing, behind only defending Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Champions North Carolina State and Louisville.  Read More

The Maker of Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In commemoration of the anniversary of the death of Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C, on February 26, 2015, Notre Dame Magazine is publishing selections from our Hesburgh Special Edition. Read More

Keough School Associate Dean Appointed

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sara Sievers has been appointed associate dean for policy and practice and associate professor of the practice in the new Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Read More

Prashant Kamat

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Prashant Kamat will serve as the inaugural editor-in-chief of ACS Energy Letters, a new peer-reviewed journal from the American Chemical Society (ACS).  Read More

Tanisha Fazal

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Tanisha Fazal, associate professor of political science and peace studies, has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to study the hidden costs of war. Read More

ND a Top-Producing Fulbright University

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fourteen University of Notre Dame students have been awarded Fulbright grants in the 2015-16 program, placing the University among the top-producing universities in the nation. Read More

Fr. John on the Passing of Harper Lee

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame, remembered fondly the rare public appearance of author Harper Lee at the University of Notre Dame’s 161st commencement ceremony. Read More

Gregory Crawford

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Gregory P. Crawford, vice president, associate provost and professor of physics at Notre Dame, was elected Feb. 19 as the 22nd president of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, effective July 1. Read More

Tuition to Increase 3.7 Percent

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Undergraduate tuition and fees will increase 3.7 percent for the 2016-17 academic year to $49,685. The percentage increase matches that of last year and is the lowest at Notre Dame in more than a half century. Read More

A Day In The Life: Natalie Achonwa

Author: Daily Domer Staff

D'Arcy Maine | February 22, 2016 

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Basketball's biggest stars have made their way north to Toronto for NBA All-Star Weekend. While players like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Steph Curry are perhaps making the most headlines, other stars, like the Indiana Fever's Natalie Achonwa, are also taking the city by storm. Read More

What a Concept!

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Without a doubt, one of the greatest ideas ever hatched was the notion of establishing a college — a place where people have time to sit around and wonder what, for example, are the 10 greatest ideas of all time. Read More

The Pond

Author: Daily Domer Staff

There had been little discussion of our pond before the hole was dug. A good idea, we had agreed, and I went on to other things. Good ideas abound here at our home in the Piedmont, the low foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Read More

Hunter Smith '99 Kicks Way to Music Stage

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Hunter Smith '99, the former University of Notre Dame punter and high jumper has thrived in everything from sports to singing and songwriting, and it all started on campus. Read More

ND-LEEF's New Bald Eagle Cam

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Environmental Change Initiative is excited to announce the return of a pair of bald eagles at our research faculty at St. Patrick’s County Park in South Bend, Indiana. Read More

First Anniversary of Fr. Ted's Death

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The life of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., who died Feb. 26, 2015, at the age of 97, will be remembered in events on campus and in the community this month. Read More

Global Doc: Hands Off

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The picture inside and outside Haiti is always different. I read what is said on the outside and live what happens on the inside. Peering deeply into Haiti’s politics, it isn’t hard to see American hands trying to shape outcomes. Read More

Michael Hockx

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Michel Hockx has been appointed director of Notre Dame’s Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies within the Keough School of Global Affairs. Read More

Heisman Trophy Winner John Lattner Dies

Author: Daily Domer Staff

With Lattner's passing, three of Notre Dame's record seven Heisman Trophy winners are now deceased, including Angelo Bertelli (he died in 1999) and Leon Hart (2002). Read More

Black History Month at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

February is Black History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the rich history of African-Americans. In celebration, groups at Notre Dame are hosting several events. Read More

Robinson, Blais to Lead Student Body

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The campaign for student body president and vice president ended as the Judicial Council announced junior Corey Robinson and sophomore Becca Blais as the winners. Read More

The Sun Farmers

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Longuisse Simón shifts his weight on the metal foldout chair, his head cocked to one side and hands clasped between his knees, his eyes narrowed in thought. In the light of the naked bulb above us, I can see the flecks of gray in his stubble. Read More

ND Basketball's Secret Weapon

Author: Daily Domer Staff

They'd love to tell you what they do, but they're not allowed. They call themselves numbers guys. Stat guys. Notre Dame has one, too, and his name is AJ Meyer.  Read More

Marian Declares Demetrius Jackson Day

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In front of a big crowd at Marian High School, Jackson was honored by his alma mater.Mishawaka Mayor Dave Wood declared February 9 Demetrius Jackson Day. Read More

Learning Center Celebrates 15 Years

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Robinson Community Learning Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary on Feb. 19 at the RCLC. The celebration is free and open to the public. Read More