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Rodent

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“A hamster?” my parents will surely bellow, glaring with disdain at the cat who somehow found its way into my South Bend apartment and has since become a permanent resident of their home. Read More

Spinal Cord Research

Author: Daily Domer Staff

New research into the way nerve fibers enter the wall of the spinal cord during early development in zebrafish could lead to regenerative therapies for brachial plexus injuries. Read More

Stupid Humans

Author: Daily Domer Staff

For Puerto Rico native Jay Rivera-Herrans, choosing a major he loved wasn’t easy. He turned that struggle into an original musical, Stupid Humans, in which he also plays the lead. Read More

Jonathan Arndt

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Arndt named 2019 AP-TIP IN Teacher of the Year for Midwestern region. Read More

Three Minute Thesis

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Nine University of Notre Dame graduate students will compete for $4,500 in prize money during the annual Shaheen Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition on February 28. Read More

Having Coffee with Tim O'Malley

Author: Daily Domer Staff

"I’ve seen a lot of their lives changed. Some of them quite literally, because now I’ve taught the course for [several] years, and I’m getting invitations to marriages from this assignment.” Read More

Irish Smash Records at ACC Championships

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 26, 2019

BLACKSBURG, Va. — University of Notre Dame track and field program boasted two record-breaking championship performances Friday, sweeping the men's and women's weight throw events at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championships at Virginia Tech's Rector Fieldhouse. Read More

Irish Fencers Add to Trophy Case

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 25, 2019

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — For the first time in program history, the University of Notre Dame fencing program swept all available Atlantic Coast Conference titles, as the top-ranked Irish men won individual championships in sabre, epee and foil, and the Irish women snagged their fourth ACC team championship in five seasons Sunday at Conte Forum at Boston College. Read More

NDSP Name Change

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame Security Police Department will be renamed the Notre Dame Police Department, effective March 1, to bring clarity for the campus community and law enforcement partners. Read More

Wind at Her Back

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“It’s hard to overcome the lizard brain,” Merfeld wrote on the website Women You Should Know, “but we can outsmart it.” Read More

Scotty McCreery

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Country music star Scotty McCreery, who scored recent back-to-back No. 1 hits with “Five More Minutes” and “This is It,” will perform for Idea Week’s Elkhart Day, April 10. Read More

Matthew Webber

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Webber receives American Diabetes Association’s Accelerator Award. Read More

The 30-Year Mark

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame's Gender Studies Program, within the College of Arts and Letters, marks 30 years of rigorous, interdisciplinary study and a commitment to social justice. Read More

Keys to the Meet: 2019 ACC Championships

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 22, 2019

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The top-ranked University of Notre Dame women's and women's fencing programs will each seek their fourth Atlantic Coast Conference championships in the last five seasons this weekend when they travel to compete against a strong field this week at Boston College.
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TRiO Conference

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame’s TRiO Programs will host their 17th annual Student and Parent Leadership Conference on February 23 in honor of National TRiO Day. Read More

Irish Complete Play at the Prestige

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 21, 2019

LA QUINTA, Calif. – In the third and final round of The Prestige, the Notre Dame men's golf team moved up two spots in the standings to finish in 12th place. The highlight of the tournament came in the form of freshman Taichi Kho. The Hong Kong native shot a 70 (-1) on Wednesday to finish with a 219 (+6), coming in 24th place.
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The Redeeming Grace of Manual Labor

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Stumbling, I’d strike my head and slip into the inviting, rising water. Like my father, I was unable to swim and terrified of water. I’d flail in the ice, panic, try to survive. Read More

Paying it Forward

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Second-year Law School student Henry Leaman is serving as the head coach of Clay High School's mock trial team, almost bringing them to states for the first time in school history. Read More

Finding Common Ground

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Former Secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and John Kerry will partake in a March 19 forum titled “Finding Common Ground on America’s Role in the World” at Notre Dame. Read More

Irish Conclude Regular Season On Top At Ohio State

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 19, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The University of Notre Dame swimming and diving program wrapped the Ohio State Winter Invitational Sunday evening with another 16 top-five finishes include two individual wins and a sweep in the women's 50 free. Read More

#5 Irish Speed Past #9 N.C. State, 95-72

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 19, 2019

RALEIGH, N.C. – The No. 5 Notre Dame women's basketball team earned its third top-10 win and nation leading seventh ranked victory on Monday evening, defeating No. 9 N.C. State, 95-72. The Fighting Irish (24-3, 11-2) outscored the Wolfpack (22-3, 9-3), 54-36, in the second half and recorded a season-high 37 fastbreak points.
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The Competitor

Author: Daily Domer Staff

But there’s a very negative connotation of what a feminist is, and they’re like, ‘I don’t hate men.’ I was like, ‘Well I married one! I don’t hate men either.’” Read More

Keeper of the Flame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

After 23 years—22 Easter Vigils, countless baptisms, confessions, milestones, Masses, and a new pipe organ— Fr. Peter Rocca is retiring as rector of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Read More

SIMBA Chain, Inc.

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame startup SIMBA Chain, Inc., founded with help from the IDEA Center, aims to make blockchain technology easy and accessible for all businesses. Read More

Future Men's Basketball Opponents Announced

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 17, 2019

Any questions about the University of Notre Dame men's basketball Atlantic Coast Conference future opponent rotation have been answered - at least for the next three seasons. The ACC has released the conference opponent match ups for the 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons, in anticipation of the league's shift to a 20-game schedule next year. Read More

12th Annual STEM Forum

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The 12th annual Collaboration for STEM Education, Research and Commercialization Forum, featuring leaders from the civic, business and education sectors, will take place Feb. 23. Read More

From Gina to "Machine-a"

Author: Daily Domer Staff

At some point, someone shared with Gina Guzzardo this piece of wisdom from boxing legend and unwitting business professor Mike Tyson: “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.” Read More