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Welcome to the Intermind

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Facebook executive strode onto the stage, outfitted like a ’60s-era spy, and calmly began describing one of the most mind-blowing research projects in corporate history. Read More

Professor Urges Return to the Moon

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Last year, the White House directed NASA to return to the moon. Notre Dame professor Clive Neal says the new mission reopens a door that was shut more than 45 years ago.  Read More

Studying Exploding Supernova

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Peter Garnavich, professor and department chair of astrophysics and cosmology physics at the University of Notre Dame, co-authored a study on Fast-Evolving Luminous Transients. Read More

Fighting for Fair Housing

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Notre Dame Law School's Economic Justice Clinic will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act. Read More

Bookstore Basketball Returns

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The largest five-on-five outdoor basketball tournament in the world, the Notre Dame Bookstore Basketball Tournament, which began in 1972, will begin this week. Read More

Irish Advance to Eighth Final Four

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Notre Dame Athletics | March 28, 2018

For the eighth time in program history, the University of Notre Dame women's basketball team is dancing in the Final Four. The No. 1 seeded Irish (33-3) outlasted the No. 2 seeded Ducks (33-5) 84-74 Monday night after a strong defensive performance in the second half.  Read More

Exploring the History of Sorin College

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For well over a century, Notre Dame’s first residence hall, Sorin College, has stood on God Quad beside the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Much has changed since its construction in 1888. Read More

A Letter to Notre Dame Athletics

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The following is an email received by Notre Dame Athletics from an Ohio State fan who had made the trip to watch the Men's Hockey B10 Championship game.

Hello,

I am not sure I am directing this communication to the appropriate department.  If not, I apologize for my misunderstanding and I would greatly appreciate your assistance in forwarding this message to the appropriate department or person(s). Read More

Student Joins Startup Competition

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A new pharmaceutical startup aimed at treating diabetic foot ulcers and started at Notre Dame is among just 42 teams in the world invited to participate in the Rice Business Plan Competition.  Read More

Erika Doss

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Doss Named Norman Rockwell Center Society of Fellow. Read More

Thunder in the Hills

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Pick a day the first week in August. Stand at the corner of Junction Avenue and Main Street, just in front of Gunner’s Lounge in Sturgis, South Dakota. Now close your eyes. Read More

Notre Dame Career Fair

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The University of Notre Dame will host a career fair to fill more than 50 full- and part-time service industry positions and more than 140 temporary positions from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Read More

Irish Clinch 10th National Fencing Title

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Joanne Norell | March 26, 2018

The University of Notre Dame fencing program clinched its 10th national title on Sunday, giving the program back-to-back titles for the first time in 40 years. The program also added an individual champion as freshman Nick Itkin captured the men’s foil crown. Read More

Annual 5/10K Benefits Veterans

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To date, the Notre Dame Run Forrest Run race has raised over $35,000 to benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation in the past three years, with all funds going to support veterans and active military. Read More

No. 1 Irish Head to Elite 8

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Notre Dame Athletics | March 25, 2018

For the ninth time in program history, the No. 1-seeded University of Notre Dame women's basketball team has reached the Elite Eight. The Irish (32-3) used yet another strong second half performance to surge past No. 4 Texas A&M, 90-84.  Read More

Johnson Named Senior CLASS Candidate

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Megan Golden | March 24, 2018

University of Notre Dame baseball senior outfielder Jake Johnson was named a candidate for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award on Wednesday.

Johnson, who is batting .279 with a home run and seven RBI, has engaged in numerous community service opportunities. The Irish senior has volunteered at Perley Elementary, played bingo at a local nursing home, hosted the pediatric Christmas party and volunteered at the team’s annual Haunted Eck event. Read More

Hawaii Club Prepares for Annual Luau

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The Hawaii Club of Notre Dame will host its biggest event of the year, its annual Luau, this Saturday evening in the Dahnke Ballroom of the Duncan Student Center. Read More

Students Help Design Tech Center

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When the city of South Bend needed ideas for a new community technology center, it turned to Ann-Marie Conrado’s design research practices class at Notre Dame for help. Read More

Sirico Named ACC Fencer of the Year

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Joanne Norell | March 23, 2018

University of Notre Dame junior fencer Amanda Sirico has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Fencer of the Year in women’s epee, adding another conference accolade to her All-American resume.

Sirico claimed her second straight ACC women’s epee title last month after assembling a 52-9 record this season to run her career mark to 102-25. The Bowie, Maryland, product snared gold at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships on March 10 and will look to help the Irish in their pursuit of a second straight national title when the NCAA Championships commence on Thursday at Penn State University. Read More

Crossing the Bridge

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I was no stranger to moving. Between college, summer internships, and study abroad, I’d lived in five different places in five years, and I was a pro at meeting people and exploring. Read More

St. Jude's Grad Student Symposium

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Every spring, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital hosts the National Graduate Student Symposium (NGSS). Notre Dame biology student Mark Hawk is among this year’s attendees. Read More

Hockey Earns East Regional Top Seed

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Notre Dame Athletics | March 21, 2018

After capturing the 2017-18 Big Ten Regular Season and Tournament Championships, the Fighting Irish earned a No. 1 seed in the 2018 NCAA Championship field and will head to Bridgeport, Connecticut to play No. 4 seeded Michigan Tech at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 23 (ESPN2).  Read More

David B. Go

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Go will receive the 2018 NPSS Early Achievement Award. Read More

Students Serve During Spring Break

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Many students partook in University-sponsored travel to towns and cities across the nation during Spring Break, experiencing firsthand the issues they learn about in the classroom. Read More

Irish Sweep UL

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Tony Jones | March 20, 2018

Despite falling behind 2-0 in the first inning of Sunday's Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) series finale at Louisville, the University of Notre Dame softball team never wavered from the resolve it showed throughout its spring break slate to battle back from adversity. The Irish blitzed the host Cardinals for seven unanswered runs over the final five innings for a 7-2 win to sweep the three-game set from No. RV Louisville at Ulmer Stadium. Read More