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Learning Off Campus

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For some students, break is the perfect chance to dive into their senior thesis research. For others, it’s a chance to attend a film festival in Chicago or a museum in Washington, D.C.  Read More

Eddy Street Commons Phase II

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Work is underway on Phase II of Eddy Street Commons, the $90 million mixed-use project south of the University of Notre Dame. The mixed-use space is 100 percent leased. Read More

Professor Meets State Leaders

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In the course of a couple of weeks in late October into early November,  Ani Aprahamian, Freimann Professor of Experimental Nuclear Physics, traveled to Cuba and Armenia.  Read More

Irish Hockey on a Roll

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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John Heisler | December 28, 2017

Maybe the absolute worst thing that has happened to the University of Notre Dame hockey team so far in 2017-18 is that the Irish don't play for three weekends.

The snow is flying these days in South Bend, but the Compton Family Ice Arena is relatively deserted because the Irish have been busy this past week with final exams and now they head home for a lengthy break in advance of their next game Jan. 5 at Michigan. Read More

Former Dean Reflects on CRS

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Carolyn Woo was the Martin J. Gillen Dean of the Mendoza College of Business from 1997 to 2011. Woo then accepted a five-year term as president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services.  Read More

Susan Collins

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Collins received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship. Read More

New Research on Violence

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Anthropologists have debated for decades whether humans living in tribal communities thousands of years ago were more or less violent than societies today, but what if it’s a matter of scale? Read More

UROP Funds Creative Projects

Author: Daily Domer Staff

From the capital of Uganda, to American Indian reservations, Notre Dame students travel around the world to carry out academic projects with help from the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program.  Read More

Students to Build Children's Shelter

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Three University of Notre Dame MBA students will be spending their winter break in Jamaica, helping to build a home for abandoned and disabled children through Mustard Seed Communities. Read More

2017 Top Moments for Women's Soccer

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Megan Golden | December 24, 2017

As women's soccer student-athletes head home for Christmas break and the 2017 calendar year concludes, the Irish faithful are encouraged to check out this past season's top-five moments.

No. 5: Jennifer Westendorf collected one of five "first goals" this season at the 57:24 mark of No. 24 Notre Dame's game against No. 4 North Carolina to give the Irish a 1-0 advantage. Notre Dame ultimately battled the Tar Heels to a 1-1 draw at WakeMed Park in Cary, North Carolina, to close the regular season. Westendorf's five first goals in 2017 rank tied for the 16th-most in program history. Read More

Architecture Students Honored

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Three University of Notre Dame architecture students and one alumnus were honored at the 2017 Institute of Classical Architecture and Art Acanthus Awards ceremony this past November.   Read More

The Power of Social Media

Author: Daily Domer Staff

New research from the Mendoza College of Business examines the impact of major life events, such as getting married or graduating, on social network evolution, which has important business implications. Read More

Season of Service

Author: Daily Domer Staff

'Tis the season for good works and Notre Dame residence hall communities in particular have spent the last few months on a variety of service projects in the local community. Read More

Football Announces Signing Class

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Notre Dame Athletics | December 22, 2017

The University of Notre Dame football roster will increase by 20 student-athletes for the 2018 season.

The 20 new additions represent 12 states-- three from New Jersey, three from Florida, two from California, two from Pennsylvania, two from Georgia, two from Illinois, one from Ohio, one from Maryland, one from Tennessee, one from Indiana, one from Michigan and one from North Carolina. Read More

Faculty Among Highest Cited

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Two University of Notre Dame researchers – Martin Haenggi and Prashant V. Kamat – have been named to Clarivate Analytics’ 2017 Highly Cited Researchers list.  Read More

Home for the Holidays

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For my first post-Notre Dame Christmas, I made it home on December 26, fresh off a plane from Dublin after a day of Masses at the parish where I spent the year volunteering.  Read More

1,636 Admitted to Class of 2022

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University admitted 1,636 applicants to the Class of 2022, welcoming students of exceptional academic merit, with records of service and demonstrated leadership, to the Notre Dame family. Read More

Colson's Career Night

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Robby Hamman | December 20, 2017

Bonzie Colson, a preseason consensus All-American, played one of his best games in a Notre Dame jersey on Tuesday evening. The senior forward scored a career-high 37 points to propel the Irish (9-3) to a 97-87 victory over Dartmouth.

Fellow senior Matt Farrell also had an impressive evening, pouring in 22 points. Other Notre Dame players to reach double figures were Martinas Geben (13 points) and Rex Pflueger (13 points). Read More

Christmas 1944

Author: Daily Domer Staff

As usual, students rushed to classrooms and looked forward to the holidays, but they could not have helped but notice the enhanced military presence.  Read More

21st Annual Pediatric Christmas Party

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Student Welfare and Development hosted its annual Pediatric Christmas Party, an opportunity for area children dealing with severe illnesses to spend time with their favorite Irish student-athletes. Read More

Shepard ACC Player of the Week

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Notre Dame Athletics | December 19, 2017

It certainly came as no surprise when the Atlantic Coast Conference came knocking on Monday afternoon, announcing Notre Dame junior forward Jessica Shepard as its women’s basketball player of the week. The honor marks Shepard’s first ACC accolade.  Read More

Robinsons at Walk the Walk Week

Author: Daily Domer Staff

NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson and his son, a Notre Dame graduate and former football player Corey Robinson will be the featured keynote speakers during Notre Dame's Walk the Walk Week.  Read More

Sabina Alkire

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Alkire was named a Kellogg Institute Distinguished Research Affiliate. Read More

Eck the Halls

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Mc 12Eck Hall of Law decorated for Christmas. Photo by Matt Cashore/Copyright University of Notre Dame.

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