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ND Sophomore to Meet With President

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Megan Crawley, currently a sophomore at Notre Dame, will be front and center on Tuesday night as a guest of first lady Melania Trump for President Trump’s address to a joint session of Congress. Read More

ND Researchers Solve Physics Mystery

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Researchers in the theoretical condensed matter physics group of Professor Boldizsár Jankó and collaborators have solved the decades-old mystery of fluorescence intermittency – blinking.  Read More

A Valentine's Day Post-Mortem

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It seems as if this ambivalence—or even hatred—toward Valentine’s Day could stem from the logistics of college: Many students study abroad during the spring semester and miss out on celebrating.  Read More

Another Big Run Prods Irish

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John Heisler | February 28, 2017


The Big Ten Conference had not been shy about trumpeting its combined 23-0 men's lacrosse record as of Sunday morning--with Michigan one of four league teams at a perfect 4-0 as the Wolverines headed to South Bend scoring 14.5 goals per game. Read More

Irish Do Just Enough

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John Heisler | February 27, 2017

Irish men’s basketball coach Mike Brey was absolutely thrilled his team returned to the court Sunday night at Purcell Pavilion after eight days between games.

After all, that’s a virtual lifetime for a college basketball team, with all sorts of opportunities for lost momentum for a team on a four-game Atlantic Coast Conference win streak. Read More

Irish Fight To 5-4 Victory Over #4 OU

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Tony Jones | February 27, 2017


A second signature victory of the weekend ended, in style, what has been the most daunting schedule to open a season in University of Notre Dame softball history. A pair of late home runs, including a solo blast off the bat of freshman Katie Marino in the seventh inning, was the knockout punch for the Irish on Saturday in a 5-4 win over No. 4/5 Oklahoma.  Read More

NIH Awards $3 Million to Shaw Center

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers at the University of Notre Dame a $3 million grant to study the relationships between parents and infants, the first study of its kind. Read More

3 Faculty Named to AAAS Committees

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Three University of Notre Dame faculty members have been elected to serve on section committees for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  Read More

Lee Anna Clark

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Psychology chair Clark received two lifetime achievement awards on personality. Read More

Global Doc: The Mother of Exiles

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A Syrian immigrant to the United States six years ago, Yousef is instead driven by fear and anxiety that a knock on the door could mean the end of his American dream. Read More

Into Focus: Rachel DaDamio

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Rachel DaDamio | February 25, 2017

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It’s 8 a.m. Or, more specifically, 8:08 a.m. Allowing myself to hit the ‘snooze’ button once, I respond to my blaring alarm and groggily climb down from the top bunk. I grab some yogurt and a piece of fruit from the fridge, put a coat over my pajamas and sneak quietly out of my room, trying not to wake my sleeping roommate. The bike ride to the Joyce Center is lonely. Usually, students and faculty fill the campus sidewalks, and biking requires weaving through crowds — not on a Sunday morning.  With the exception of my teammates also making their way to the JACC, I see no one.   Read More

Cody Smith

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Biologist Smith has won a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship. Read More

ND A Top Producer of Fulbrights

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27 University of Notre Dame students were awarded Fulbright grants in the 2016-17 program, placing the University among the top producing universities in the nation.  Read More

ND Installing Renewable Energy System

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In an effort to heed Pope Francis’ call to be better stewards of our shared Earth, Notre Dame has begun planning and installing several geothermal systems across campus. Read More

Alexander Martin

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Professor Martin has won the Urban History Association’s Best Book Award. Read More

ACC Swimming & Diving Championships

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Sinhue Mendoza | February 24, 2017


The University of Notre Dame women’s swimming and diving program continued its successful resurgent season with a seventh-place finish at the 2017 ACC Championships. The Irish registered 654.5 points -- the most for Notre Dame’s women in the ACC Championships since 2014.  Read More

ND Fights Neglected Tropical Disease

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Department of Biological Sciences Professor Edwin Michael is on the cutting edge of an initiative to address the sociology of neglected tropical disease transmission. Read More


Author: Daily Domer Staff

Over the next 20 years, leading up to the launch of the full sacred music program, organ students came to campus on the strength of Cramer’s reputation as a teacher and performer. Read More

McGraw One Step From Hoop Immortality

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Leigh Torbin | February 23, 2017


Notre Dame's Karen and Kevin Keyes Family Head Women's Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw has taken the penultimate step towards the sport's ultimate lifetime honor as she is included on the list of 14 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2017, announced on Saturday. Read More

Nelson Returning For Fifth Season

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Leigh Torbin | February 22, 2017


Pending approval of the Faculty Board on Athletics, Notre Dame’s Karen and Kevin Keyes Family Head Women’s Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw announced Monday night on her weekly radio show that senior Kristina Nelson is expected to return to the program next season and compete as a graduate student in her fifth season of eligibility. Nelson sat out the 2014-15 season while recovering from shoulder surgery. Read More

Rare Disease Research Symposium Held

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame – in conjunction with the Boler-Parseghian Center for Rare and Neglected Diseases – hosted its annual Rare Disease Conference.  Read More