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Faculty Elected to American Academy

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Two faculty from the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters — Declan Kiberd and Dianne Pinderhughes — have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers. Read More

Irish Improve to 6-0 in ACC Play

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | October 17, 2019

NOTRE DAME, Ind. —  The Notre Dame volleyball team won its sixth straight contest with a  four-set (26-24, 22-25, 27-25, 25-18) triumph at Duke on Sunday afternoon.

With the victory, the Irish improve to 13-3 overall and match the 2016 Irish squad for the best start in ACC play at 6-0. Read More

Public Art Pilot

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Six sculptures by University of Notre Dame professor Rev. Austin Collins, C.S.C., have been installed in roundabouts in South Bend as part of a pilot aimed at adding color and vibrancy to the city and sparking conversation around public art. Read More

Programming Workshop for Women

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Django Girls Notre Dame, in collaboration with the Notre Dame Center for Research Computing, will host a free computer programming workshop for women from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9 (Saturday) at Hesburgh Library. The workshop is open to women of all ages, though space is limited to 20 participants.  Read More

Hockey Earns Season-Opening Sweep

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | October 14, 2019 

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — With a four-goal third period, the #8/9 Notre Dame Hockey team earned a commanding 6-1 win over the Air Force Academy on Sunday evening to open the season with a series sweep. 

Colin Theisen (2G, 1A) and Mike O’Leary (3A) each recorded three points to lead the Irish, while Cal Burke (1G, 1A) and Tory Dello (2A) also notched two-point nights. Read More

Women in Construction Award Recipient

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joanna Benning, a Notre Dame Alumna, was named one of this year's recipients of the 2018 Women in Construction awards by Construtech Magazine. Benning is the Vice President of Facilities and Construction of Mercyhealth. Read More

Hirotaka Sakaue

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The professor was named an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Read More

Father Jenkins Elected to Fourth Term

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees elected Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Friday (Oct. 11) to a fourth five-year term as president of the University, effective at the conclusion of his third term June 30, chairman John J. Brennan announced on behalf of the Board at its fall meeting on campus. Read More

Blacks in Higher Education Symposium

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education (IABHE) Fall Symposium will take place Oct. 13 (Sunday) and 14 (Monday) at the Morris Inn at the University of Notre dame, with workshops related to students, faculty and staff as well as a discussion of “White Fragility." Read More

2020 Presidential Debate at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For the first time, the University of Notre Dame will host a U.S. presidential debate, a decision announced on Oct. 11 (Friday) by the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). The debate will take place on Sept. 29, 2020, (Tuesday) in the Purcell Pavilion of the Joyce Center. Read More

Billy Joel Coming to ND Stadium

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Legendary musician Billy Joel will make his first Notre Dame Stadium concert appearance at 8 p.m. June 20, 2020 (Saturday). Joel has appeared on campus twice previously, but never at Notre Dame Stadium. Read More

Between a Cross and a Crucifix

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Our Catholic and Southern Baptist theologies might have been competing, but the zeal of our two households bound Mary Hope and me tight. Read More

USC Football Weekend Events

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Performances and events surrounding Saturday’s home football game between the University of Notre Dame and USC include lectures, plays, panel discussions and conversations with former Notre Dame athletes.  Read More

Irish Sweep ACC Performer of the Week Honors

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Performers Of The Week

Notre Dame Athletics | October 10, 2019 

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — Following their outstanding performances at last week’s Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational, graduate student Anna Rohrer and junior Yared Nuguse have swept Atlantic Coast Conference Performer of the Week honors, the league announced Wednesday. Read More

New Diabetic Drug Funded

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The gap between discovery and clinical research is dubbed the Valley of Death—but one compound developed at the University of Notre Dame recently received funding from the Department of Defense for this pre-clinical phase, allowing the drug to move beyond discovery and toward clinical trials in humans. Read More

Erika Holmbeck

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The fifth-year graduate student won an award at the Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics Conference. Read More

The Panic Button

Author: Daily Domer Staff

If the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, then what are we afraid of? Read More

Men's Golf in First Place at Fighting Irish Classic

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | October 8, 2019

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – In a strong 14-team Fighting Irish Classic field, which features two programs in the top-10, the No. 17 Notre Dame men’s golf team sits atop the leaderboard heading to Tuesday’s final round. After 36 holes on Monday, the Irish are 14-under par and seven strokes ahead of North Carolina (-7) in second place. Read More

Deloitte CEO to Speak

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Joe Ucuzoglu, CEO of Deloitte, will join the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business as a guest speaker from 11 a.m. to noon Friday (Oct. 11) in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium. Ucuzoglu is giving a talk, titled “A bigger impact: The promise of professional services in the Fourth Industrial Revolution." Read More

Cody Smith

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Biological Science researcher has been granted a highly competitive National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award.  Read More

2020 Evangelium Vitae Medal Recipient

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at Notre Dame will present the 2020 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder of the post-abortion healing ministry Project Rachel and executive director of the National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing, at a Mass and banquet on April 25. Read More

Making State Data Accessable

Author: Daily Domer Staff

University of Notre Dame political scientist Jeff Harden is part of a multidisciplinary research team awarded a $1 million National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator (C-Accel) grant to create a hub that will make it easier to access and analyze data from states on public policy and economic and social outcomes. Read More

Five New Keough School Faculty

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame has appointed five new faculty members who bring diverse expertise in gender and peace studies, development economics, global education, international political economy, policy and armed conflict.  Read More

Corby & Cavanaugh Awards Announced

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame Alumni Association recognized the 2019 recipients of two of its most prestigious awards during the fall meeting of the Alumni Association’s board of directors.  Read More

Bowling Green Football Events

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Performances and events surrounding Saturday’s home football game between the University of Notre Dame and Bowling Green State University include lectures, plays, panel discussions and conversations with former Notre Dame athletes. Read More