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#14/10 Swimming & Diving Stays Hot

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Leigh Torbin | October 31, 2017

The No. 14/10 Notre Dame men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed a historic month of October by claiming their second top-25 wins of the month on Friday afternoon as the men’s team beat No. 23 Purdue, 169-131, and the Irish women beat No. 16 Purdue, 163-137, in West Lafayette. Read More

Former President At O’Neill Hall

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura Bush, longtime friends of Joseph I. O’Neill III, participated Friday night in the dedication of O’Neill Hall at Notre Dame. Read More

Patrick Griffin

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Griffin named the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies director. Read More

Inside O’Neill Hall

Author: Daily Domer Staff

O’Neill Hall includes a music library, a lab for studio production, a lecture hall, classrooms and rehearsal spaces, and faculty offices for both the Department of Music and the rapidly growing SMND program. Read More

#9 Irish Romp #14 Wolfpack

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Notre Dame Athletics | October 30, 2017

Saturday's match-up against No. 14 NC State promised a challenge for Notre Dame's sixth-rated rushing offense, and the ninth-ranked Irish proved more than up to the challenge, handling the Wolfpack rush defense in a 35-14 win at Notre Dame Stadium. Read More

Weighty Twist to the Game of Polo

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When you play the game of elephant polo, as one does, rules must be followed, particularly on the side of the elephants. No elephant can sit down in front of its goal in order to defend it.  Read More

Colson ACC Preseason Player Of The Year

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Notre Dame Athletics | October 29, 2017

The University of Notre Dame men’s basketball team has been selected to finish third in the Atlantic Coast Conference for the 2017-18 season. The poll was conducted as part of the league’s annual media day activities in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday, October 25.  Read More

New Employees Explore South Bend

Author: Daily Domer Staff

New faculty members and administrators from Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College, Holy Cross College, and others local universities toured downtown South Bend and the near west side. Read More

Dedication of New Jenkins Hall

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A large crowd gathered at Notre Dame for the formal dedication of Jenkins Hall, a new building on Notre Dame Avenue. The crowd was large even if one only counted members of the Jenkins family. Read More

Swimming & Diving Earns Highest-Ever Rankings

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Leigh Torbin | October 28, 2017

A blazing start to the 2017-18 season by the Notre Dame men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams has not gone unnoticed nationally, in the process adding to the program’s school record count for the young season. On Wednesday, the Irish women moved up to No. 10 in the CSCAA poll while the men improved to No. 14, both of which are the highest rankings in Irish lore. Read More

Students Spend Fall Break in Appalachia

Author: Daily Domer Staff

About 240 students spent fall break in the Appalachia region as part of the Appalachia Seminar, a one-credit-hour course with an immersion experience offered through CSC. Read More

Cross Country Prepared for ACC Championships

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Megan Golden | October 27, 2017

The University of Notre Dame will compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference Cross Country Championships for the fifth time in program history, turning to its youth to bring home a conference title. The Irish men’s and women’s squads will rely on relatively youthful lineups to accomplish a lofty task on Friday at E.P. Tom Sawyer Park. Read More

Ricci Announces Plan for Unrestricted Gift

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame graduate Kenneth Ricci has pledged an unrestricted gift of $100 million to the University. Ricci’s pledge comes one year after he and his wife Pamela donated $5 million for the Ricci Family Fields. Read More

Coumos Claims Weekly ACC Accolade

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Leigh Torbin | October 26, 2017

For the third time in three weekends of competition this young season, a Notre Dame swimmer or diver has been the best the ACC has to offer as Joe Coumos (Tomball, Texas) earned ACC Men’s Diver of the Week honors on Tuesday afternoon.

As an ACC weekly honoree this year, Coumos joins his freshman teammate Zach Yeadon who was named ACC Swimmer of the Week on Oct. 9, and women’s freestyle sprinting sophomore Abbie Dolan who claimed the female prize on Oct. 9. Read More

Cosmic Background

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“All Creation Gives Praise” is a long-running hit in the Digital Visualization Theater at the Jordan Hall of Science. Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., head of the Vatican Observatory, has seen it. Read More

Dean Shepherd

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Shepherd ranks No. 1 for authoring entrepreneurship research. Read More

Yeadon Named ACC Co-Player Of The Week

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Robby Hamman | October 25, 2017

 The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Jemma Yeadon as the Co-Volleyball Player of the Week after the sophomore led the team to two key road wins over the weekend. Yeadon was a major factor in wins over Florida State (3-1) and Miami (3-2). Monday's honor is the second weekly honor from the ACC in her career, as she was named Freshman of the Week on Oct. 10, 2016. Read More

Former CIA Director to Deliver Lecture

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Gen. Michael Hayden, director of the CIA from 2006 to 2009, will deliver the annual Jack Kelly and Gail Weiss Lecture in International Security at noon Oct. 27 (Friday) in the Nanovic Hall Forum. Read More

Mark McKenna

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McKenna was named to Notre Dame’s 2017 All-Faculty Team. Read More

SURF Student Experiences

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47 Notre Dame students participated in a summer’s worth of research, thanks to the College of Science Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF). Read More

Kayla McBride to Join Ring of Honor

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Josh Bates | October 24, 2017

 Ruth Riley, Skylar Diggins-Smith, Niele Ivey, Beth (Morgan) Cunningham and now Kayla McBride - come Nov. 11, the banners at Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center will have a new addition when McBride is inducted into Notre Dame’s Ring of Honor. Read More

John Mellor

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Mellor's teaching has been recognized by DesignIntelligence. Read More

Mendoza Students in Brazil

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing recently announced this year’s one-credit International Portfolio Management (IPM) course will take place in Rio, Brazil. Read More