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Martini A Campbell Trophy Semifinalist

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Athletics Writer | September 30, 2017

Senior linebacker Greer Martini has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy, which is awarded annually by the National Football Foundation to the nation’s top scholar-athlete. The award is also widely known as the “Academic Heisman.” Read More

ND Engineers ‘Light Up’ Flu Detection

Author: Daily Domer Staff

University of Notre Dame researcher Dr. Bradley Smith has developed what he calls a simpler, faster and more scalable method that makes the flu virus “light up” red in a sample. Read More

Being Mercy: Accepting Forgiveness

Author: Daily Domer Staff

More than anything else, the parable reminds us of our constant need to recall our own experiences of being forgiven and to consider how these encounters have influenced our behavior. Read More

Bruggeman To Race For World Championship

Author: Daily Domer Staff


Athletics Writer | September 29, 2017

University of Notre Dame alumna rower Molly Bruggeman (‘14) helped the United States Women’s Four advance to the A Final at the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, on Wednesday morning. Bruggeman sat the bow on the W4- that finished in 6:40.220 to finish first in its repechage and earn a spot to compete for a world championship.  Read More

ND Theatre's “Rhinoceros” Premieres

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“Rhinoceros” premiered Thursday at the Debartolo Performing Arts Center (DPAC) at 7:30 p.m. and will run through Oct. 8. Tickets can be bought either at the DPAC box office or website. Read More

Darcia Narvaez

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Narvaez is one of two winners of the first Expanded Reason Award. Read More

Notre Dame Helps enFocus Expand

Author: Daily Domer Staff

enFocus, with the help of Notre Dame, is expanding into Elkhart County with a location at Launch Elkhart, a small business incubator within the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. Read More

ND Receives NSF Award to Study Fisheries

Author: Grace Prosniewski

The National Science Foundation recently awarded $1.5 million to a team of ecologists to investigate the connections between people, fish and lakes in the Northern Highland Lake District. Read More

Biologist Donates Life's Work to ND

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame’s Greene-Nieuwland Herbarium is the largest herbarium in the state and a recognized repository for specimens and information resulting from state research of the flora. Read More

My Lady Sweet, Arise

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The 6th through 12th graders of the Robinson Shakespeare Company, part of Notre Dame’s Robinson Community Learning Center, have been invited to perform Cymbeline this summer in Stratford-upon-Avon.  Read More

New Global Investing Lecture Series

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing has established the Robert K. Wilmouth Lecture Series in honor of a longtime Trustee and past chair of its Investment Committee.  Read More

Hamilton Fires Program Record 65

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Dan Colleran | September 25, 2017

On day two of the 2017 Schooner Fall Classic at the Belmar Golf Club (par 71/6,046 yards), Notre Dame women's golfer Maddie Rose Hamilton etched her name in the Irish record book by firing a program-best round of 65 (-6). 

As a team, Notre Dame carded a second round 282 (-2) to vault into a tie for sixth with Florida State with one round remaining (Notre Dame: 294-282-576). The 282 was the second lowest team score of the day, one shot behind Alabama (281-281-562), who is in first place.  Read More

Philosophy Professor Wins NSF Grant

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Nicholas J. Teh, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study the nature of observables. Read More

Irish Recapture Megaphone Win Over Spartans

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Associated Press | September 24, 2017

Brian Lewerke threw toward the left side of the field and Julian Love broke to the ball.

"I really don't remember the rest," the Notre Dame cornerback said.

Love intercepted the pass and had open field in front of him, scoring on a 59-yard return in the first quarter that gave the Irish a comfortable early lead in their 38-18 victory over Michigan State on Saturday night. Notre Dame was outgained but never trailed. The Irish took control by forcing three crucial turnovers in the first half. Read More

Notre Dame Named Best University in Indiana

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame remains the highest ranking institution in the state, tying this year for 18th on the U.S. News and World Report's list of "Best National Universities."  Read More

"Measure for Measure" at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Shakespeare's Measure for Measure will be performed by the renowned Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS) October 4, 5, and 6 at Notre Dame's Washington Hall. Read More

Biologist Awarded $11.5 Million NIH Grant

Author: Daily Domer Staff

University of Notre Dame biologist Michael Ferdig, Ph.D., is leading a new $11.5 million program project (P01) grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on drug-resistant malaria. Read More

Evans To Captain Irish In 2017-18

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Joanne Norell | September 21, 2017

University of Notre Dame hockey senior forward Jake Evans will captain the 2017-18 Fighting Irish squad, head coach Jeff Jackson announced. Additionally, seniors Jordan Gross and Luke Ripley and junior Andrew Oglevie will serve as alternate captains for the upcoming campaign.  Read More

Fry Named ACC Player Of The Week

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Robby Hamman | September 20, 2017

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sam Fry as the Volleyball Player of the Week after the senior led the team to a 3-0 record over the weekend to claim the Shamrock Invitational title. Fry helped push the Irish to wins over No. 23 Michigan State (3-0), Southern Illinois (3-0) and Central Michigan (3-0). Monday's honor is the first weekly award from the ACC in her career. Read More

Out of the Office: Sorin on Stage

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When Jim Small asked me—probably two years ago now—what I thought of his putting together a Fr. Sorin one-act play to commemorate Notre Dame’s 175th anniversary, I gave him a hearty, “Sure.” Read More