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Kiefer Named Nominee For NCAA Woman of the Year

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Joanne Norell | June 27, 2017


Recent University of Notre Dame women’s fencing graduate Lee Kiefer has been announced as one of a record number of 543 nominees for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Established in 1991 and now in its 27th year, the NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their collegiate careers. Read More

Peter Garnavich

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Appointed to the position of chair of the Department of Physics, effective July 1, 2017.  Read More

ND Hosts Catholic University Officials

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The Nanovic Institute for European Studies at in partnership with Nonprofit Certificate Education at Mendoza College of Business, will host 17 European Catholic university officials. Read More

Brian Blagg

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Brian Blagg, Ph.D., will join Notre Dame as the incoming director of the Warren Family Research Center for Drug Discovery. Read More

ACMS & Athletics Improve Training

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More than 750 Notre Dame student-athletes will now get a boost from technology and data science, thanks to a recently established endowment.  Read More

Irish Compete at USA Track & Field Championships

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Megan Golden | June 22, 2017


Four current Irish track and field athletes and five Irish alumni will compete at the U.S. Championships and Junior Championships, beginning on Thursday.

The meet not only serves as the national championship, but it also is the qualifying meet for those athletes looking to make the U.S. team that will compete at the 2017 World Championships in London, England, later this year. 
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Gridiron Gadgets

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It had been years since the accident. In a box of mementos of his son, Brian, Bill Hederman came across a sketchbook that curiously he didn’t recall thumbing through before now. Read More

Hockey Announces 2017-18 Schedule

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Dan Colleran | June 21, 2017


NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The University of Notre Dame hockey team announced its 2017-18 schedule Wednesday. The Fighting Irish will play 24 Big Ten conference games as part of their inaugural season as an affiliate member.


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Hesburgh-King Statue Unveiled

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University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., joined City of South Bend leaders including Mayor Pete Buttigieg in Leighton Plaza in downtown South Bend for the unveiling. Read More

Adam Martin

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Assistant professor of physics, has been named the Aurora and Thomas Marquez Assistant Professor of Physics. Read More

ND Improves Nuclear Waste Recycling

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The United States’ current nuclear power process only uses about one percent of the total energy available from the fuel, resulting in radioactive waste. Read More

Father’s Day: Running In The Aragon Family

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Megan Golden | June 17, 2017

“Embrace the challenge and embrace the moment because when this is all done, that’s what you’re going to miss. The angst and the nervousness -- that’s what you’ll miss. That’s really what makes us feel alive is embracing the challenges we see every day in the week that we see. That’s what makes us human.”
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Students Compete in Physics Olympics

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Ryan Kim trained for an “Olympic” event with his team on the third floor of Jordan Hall by assembling several rubber bands and attaching them to a 500-gram bag of sand. Read More

Summer Jobs: The Delivery Man

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It was the summer I trafficked in Coke. The best summer ever. 1970. I had graduated from high school and was playing baseball with a team that would make it to the state championship by summer’s end — a summer that would conclude with my entering Notre Dame. The ballgames and post-high-school summer liberties kept me up late most nights, but I got up every morning at 5. So did my dad. Read More

Notre Dame Family Volunteer Camp

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Notre Dame families will return to campus this summer to help serve the greater South Bend community as part of the Notre Dame Alumni Association’s 18th Family Volunteer Camp. Read More

Irish Trio Of Bielak, Ruibal & Lidge Drafted

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Michael Scholl | June 14, 2017

Nd Baseball

Three more University of Notre Dame baseball players were taken in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, running the total number of selections this year to six, matching the most in program history.

Right-hander Brandon Bielak Read More

Boxberger Named CRCA Pocock All-American

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UND.COM | June 14, 2017

Rowing All American

Graduated senior Erin Boxberger (Overland Park, Kansas) has been named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association/Pocock All-America First Team. It is the third All-America honor of Boxberger’s outstanding career at Notre Dame and marks the second time she has received a first team selection. Read More

Reilly Center Partners with Aeon Magazine

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This new strategic partnership that will allow Center faculty, staff, students, and alumni/ae to reach Aeon’s global audience of over one million unique users per month. Read More

ND Theologian Addresses Bishops

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Rev. Daniel Groody, C.S.C. will address the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on the theology of migration during the bishops’ annual Spring General Assembly. Read More

The Gold Standard for Diagnostics

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Notre Dame researchers have been working to develop an improved test and have recently published a study on a new diagnostic method that uses gold nanoparticles. Read More

The Pope and Father John

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Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., shakes hands with His Holiness Pope Francis after Mass on June 13, 2017 at the Vatican.  Read More

Young African Leaders Travel to ND

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The University of Notre Dame will welcome 25 bright, emerging African leaders to campus beginning June 16 (Friday) for a six-week business and entrepreneurship institute. Read More

Dowty Receives Prestigious Award

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The Association for Israel Studies Professor emeritus, Alan Dowty, with an AIS-Israel Institute Lifetime Achievement Award for his “lasting and path-breaking contributions." Read More

Cameron Smith Signs With Notre Dame

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UND.COM | June 5, 2017

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Cameron Smith will attend graduate school at the University of Notre Dame and play football for the Fighting Irish this fall.

Smith graduated with a degree in English from Arizona State University last April and joined the Notre Dame program on Monday. He will have one year of eligibility remaining. Read More

A Planet Almost as Hot as the Sun

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A newly discovered planet is fascinating scientists with a unique orbit, atmospheric features and a daytime temperature hotter than most stars. Read More

Richard Jones

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Associate editor at The New York Times is joining this fall as the Annenberg Director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics and Democracy. Read More