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Catching the BAJA Bug at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Accidentally off-roading into a ditch and getting covered head-to-toe in mud while testing a product that you’ve built is an annual event for the Notre Dame Baja SAE club. Read More

Human Rights Leaders Trained at ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In the early 1980’s, Richard Goldstone, a South African judge fighting apartheid, met with Fr. Ted, who asked what Notre Dame could do to help. "Educate our lawyers," he said. Read More

Mendoza to Add Academic Departments

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For the first time in more than 60 years, the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame is adding a new academic department to its organization. Read More

Ingelsby to Coach at Delaware

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | May 24, 2016 

Bball Coach

Martin Ingelsby, a 2001 Notre Dame graduate, 13-year member of the University of Notre Dame men's basketball staff and four-year monogram winner for the Fighting Irish men's basketball team, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Delaware. It is the first head coaching opportunity in Ingelsby's career, which follows in the footsteps of Irish head coach Mike Brey, who coached the Blue Hens for five seasons from 1995-2000. Read More

Nicole Garnett

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Nicole Stelle Garnett, John P. Murphy Foundation professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, was recently awarded the Reinhold Niebuhr Award. Read More

New Residence Halls On Campus

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Jimmy and Susan Dunne of New York City and Jay and Mary Flaherty of Los Angeles have each made $20 million gifts for the construction of two new residence halls on campus. Read More

David Galvin

Author: Daily Domer Staff

David Galvin, associate professor of mathematics, is the recipient of the 2016 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award. Read More

Pacesetter

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Molly Seidel came to college cursed. Not that the Notre Dame senior ever believed a jinx controlled her destiny, but anyone less dogged in pursuit of improvement might have started to question fate. Read More

Riley Sheahan Surprises Cancer Patient

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Morgan Behen is battling an inoperable brain tumor. She was invited to attend a special prom organized by Wish Upon a Teen, and asked Sheahan to be her date. He said yes. Read More

National, International Recognition

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In addition to the 15 senior recipients of Fulbright fellowships, the NSF and other organizations have awarded scholarships and fellowships to 15 members of the Class of 2016. Read More

2016 Presidential Award Recipients

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Recipients receive a cash award and a keepsake, and are acknowledged at the annual Service Recognition Dinner. Eight members of the staff were honored. Read More

The Way of All Irish

Author: Daily Domer Staff

About a decade ago, I attended the funeral Mass of a subway alumni friend. It was the only funeral I’d ever attended that incorporated Notre Dame: His coffin marched out to the fight song. Read More

Karly Wester: USA Player of the Year Finalist

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Tony Jones | May 12, 2016 

Softball

In the midst of a career year for the University of Notre Dame softball team, junior co-captain Karley Wester (Huntington Beach, California/Edison) can add another prominent national honor to her résumé. The Notre Dame outfielder was one of the Top 10 Finalists for the 2016 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year award announced on Wednesday by the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball. Read More

Teen Entrepreneur's Dream School: ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Taylor Rosenthal is ready for the big leagues. The 14-year-old is exhibiting his startup idea -- a vending machine that dispenses first aid products -- at TechCrunch Disrupt. Read More

New World Explorer

Author: Daily Domer Staff

I stood in my Brooklyn bedroom and stared at my radiator. From it spouted a steaming stream thick as a drinking fountain’s. Read More

Callaghan Family Endows Tennis Coach

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Alumnus Dr. John J. Callaghan and his wife, Kim, have made a $3 million gift to his alma mater to endow the Fighting Irish men’s tennis head coaching position.  Read More

Antonio Simonetti

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In recognition of his contributions and scholarly activities, Antonio Simonetti has been granted the Citizen’s Award for Exceptional Service from the U.S. Geological Survey. Read More

Never Too Late to Meet the President

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | May 10, 2016 

President

Thirty-three years after helping NC State claim the 1983 NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship with the memorable upset of Houston, former University of Notre Dame guard and Wolfpack assistant coach Ray `Dice' Martin visited the White House to celebrate the legendary victory. Read More

Bodensteiner Named to NCAA Committee

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Athletics | May 10, 2016 

Bordenstein

Jill Bodensteiner, senior associate athletics director at the University of Notre Dame, has been appointed to a five-year term on the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Sport Committee, the athletics governing body confirmed this week. Bodensteiner will begin her tenure on September 1, 2016, serving on a committee that is charged with numerous responsibilities, including the selection, seeding and bracketing for the annual NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship. Read More