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Mozart Expert Works With Opera ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Nathan Gunn, Grammy Award-winning baritone and Department of Music artist-in-residence, is helping prepare students for Opera Notre Dame's production of Mozart's Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute).   Read More

Colson Nabs AP All-America Accolade

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Robby Hamman | March 31, 2017


University of Notre Dame junior forward Bonzie Colson has been named a third-team All-American for the 2016-17 season by the Associated Press. Colson averaged 17.8 points per game and 10.1 rebounds a game for the Fighting Irish, who finished the season 26-10 overall and 12-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.  Read More

ND Wins National Championship at VCIC

Author: Grace Prosniewski

A team of ND undergraduates won first place in the 2017 Undergraduate Venture Capital Investing Competition (VCIC), a highly regarded annual event hosted by the University of North Carolina. Read More

Jackson A Spencer Penrose Award Finalist

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joanne Norell | March 30, 2017


After leading the University of Notre Dame hockey team to its first Frozen Four appearance since 2011, head coach Jeff Jackson was named one of 10 finalists for the Spencer Penrose Award, recognizing the NCAA Division I Men’s Hockey Coach of the Year, on Tuesday. Read More

Ensley Wins Shaheen 3MT® Competition

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Mimi Ensley, a Ph.D. student from the Department of English won the 2017 Notre Dame Graduate School Shaheen Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) held in Jordan Auditorium. Read More

Alum Anders Lee Starts Cancer Benefit

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Last weekend at the Barclay’s Center on the Brooklyn Nets’ practice court, former Notre Dame hockey player and current New York Islander Anders Lee kicked off the first annual Anders Lee Kancer Jam. Read More

Giacolone Receives ACC's Weekly Honor

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Megan Golden | March 29, 2017


The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Tuesday that Irish sophomore goalkeeper Samantha Giacolone has been named ACC Defensive Player of the Week following her career performance in the 16-7 win over No. 4 Syracuse on Sunday. 

Giacolone, a preseason All-America honorable mention, collected a season-high 13 saves, equaling her career high. The Manorville, New York, native limited the Orange to just three goals on 10 free position shots. She added four ground balls and one caused turnover in Notre Dame’s 16-7 win. Read More

Two Honored as AP All-Americans

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Leigh Torbin | March 29, 2017


Two of the players who helped lead the Notre Dame women’s basketball team to a fourth consecutive outright ACC regular season championship, fourth straight ACC Tournament championship and the NCAA’s Elite Eight were recognized for their work on Monday. Junior Brianna Turner earned a spot on the Associated Press’ All-America second team while senior captain Lindsay Allen claimed a spot on the All-America third team. Read More

Howard Hall Organizes "Chapel Crawl"

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Since 2011, students organizing the annual Howard Hall Chapel Crawl have scheduled Mass in a different chapel every day of Lent, allowing participants to attend Mass in every dorm chapel. Read More

David Campbell

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Campbell studies the influence of female politicians as role models. Read More

Being Mercy: Faith and Sexual Orientation

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Part of my job description in campus ministry at Notre Dame is to serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning students. A few weeks ago I set out to meet with as many as I could.  Read More

North Dining Hall Side Unveiled

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Director of student dining and residences Scott Kachmarik said the revamped look of North Dining Hall (NDH) serves as a preview of the Campus Crossroads project. Read More

Two Irish Snag ACC Honors

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Robby Hamman | March 28, 2017


Notre Dame men's lacrosse senior midfielder Sergio Perkovic and junior long stick midfielder John Sexton have earned Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week honors after the team's dominating 12-7 win over No. 4 Ohio State on Saturday. Read More

Irish Reach Frozen Four

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Dan Colleran | March 27, 2017


Sophomore Andrew Oglevie will be hard-pressed to ever score a more important goal. The forward's blast from just outside the crease at 2:44 of the first overtime gave fourth-seeded and 12th-ranked Notre Dame a 3-2 victory over second-seeded and fourth-ranked UMass Lowell in the Northeast Regional Final on Sunday afternoon at the SNHU Center (4,635). Read More

Boyle to Receive 2017 Laetare Medal

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal. Read More

Remembering Jeff Jeffers

Author: Daily Domer Staff

John Heisler | March 27, 2017


The University of Notre Dame has played a dozen football home games over the last two seasons combined, and those Saturdays might have been the most painful 12 days Jeff Jeffers ever had to endure.

The pain had nothing to do with the health issues that during that time prevented the former WNDU-TV sports director and anchor from covering the Irish. Read More

Brandon Wimbush: His Chance Now

Author: Daily Domer Staff

John Heisler | March 26, 2017


Brandon Wimbush vividly recalls the circumstances when his football life at the University of Notre Dame changed a little after noon on a Monday in December.

"I remember exactly where I was," says Wimbush. "I was with C.J. (Sanders), Miles Boykin, Chris Finke, Trevor Ruhland. I was headed into a management exam. Read More

ND Researchers Target Tuberculosis

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In the time it takes to read this article, half a dozen people will have died from tuberculosis (TB). ND Professor Jeff Schorey and his research team are fighting to eradicate this deadly disease. Read More

ND Wins 9th NCAA Fencing Championship

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joanne Norell | March 26, 2017


The University of Notre Dame fencing program clinched its ninth national title on Sunday, capping four days of dominance at the 2017 National Collegiate Fencing Championships at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis. 

The Fighting Irish clinched the championship in the fourth round with a 5-1 win by senior Lee Kiefer over Cornell's Lyubov Kiriakidi on the foil strip. Read More