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Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame will host a one-day diversity and inclusion conference on Sept. 6 (Friday) for faculty, staff and students titled “Open Minds, Loving Hearts & an Engaged Community.” Events include keynote addresses by Robin DiAngelo and Rev. Joseph Brown, S.J. Read More

New Ancient Architecture Discovery

Author: Daily Domer Staff

New research by Alessandro Pierattini, assistant professor of architecture at Notre Dame, adds nuance to the broadly accepted view that the crane was not in use until 515 B.C. by demonstrating how forerunners to the machine were experimented with as early as 700-650 B.C.   Read More

New ND-GAIN Project Director

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Danielle Wood, associate director for research in the Center for Civic Innovation at Notre Dame, has been named project director of the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Initiative (ND-GAIN), a key program of the Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative.  Read More

Volleyball Opens 2019 Season

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | August 29, 2019 

NOTRE DAME OPENS 2019 WITH THE GOLDEN DOME INVITATIONAL

Notre Dame opens the 2019 season on Friday, August 30 at 7 p.m. against La Salle in the Golden Dome Invitational inside Purcell Pavilion. The Irish continue tournament play on Saturday, August 31 with a 12:30 p.m. matchup vs. Wright State and a 7 p.m. tilt against Bowling Green. All three matches are set to be streamed on ACC Network Extra. Read More

On the Rails

Author: Daily Domer Staff

How the South Shore Line connected one family to Notre Dame. Read More

Free Flick on the Field

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“Rudy” returns to the big screen at Notre Dame Stadium on Aug. 30 (Friday) when Notre Dame hosts its third annual Flick on the Field. This free community event features a showing of the sports movie on the stadium video board. Read More

Mabrey Named Basketball Assistant Coach

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | August 27, 2019

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – For the eighth consecutive season, a Mabrey will be a part of the Notre Dame women’s basketball family. On Monday, Karen & Kevin Keyes Family Head Coach Muffet McGraw announced that 2016 graduate and former student-athlete Michaela Mabrey will join the staff as Assistant Coach. Read More

Into the Breach

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A chance meeting on an airplane sparks conversation and connection between two Army veterans.  Read More

Vince Naimoli '59 Dies at Age 81

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The original Rays franchise owner and longtime donor to the University of Notre Dame passed away Sunday after a long illness.  Read More

Edward Maginn

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Read More

Robinson Center Expands

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame will host a groundbreaking at 5 p.m. Monday (Aug. 26) for the new Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC) a learning center offering educational programming for youth and adults as well as classes, clubs and lectures for seniors. Read More

Exploring Jewish-Palestinian Solidarity

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In her recently published book, “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians” (University of Chicago Press, 2019), Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy.  Read More

Record Number of Cyber Crime Interns

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A record eight University of Notre Dame students will intern with the St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes Unit this year, working with local and federal law enforcement to investigate technology crimes in the local community.   Read More

Literacy Research Office Launches

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The James R. Squire Office of Policy Research in the English Language Arts will open this fall at Notre Dame under the direction of the University’s Center for Literacy Education and headed by Ernest Morrell to create studies that advance knowledge and inform policy on teaching English language arts.  Read More

AnBryce Co-Directors Appointed

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Maria McKenna and Richard Pierce have been appointed co-directors of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, a scholar leaders program supporting first-generation college students who demonstrate great promise in the face of challenging life circumstances. Read More

Women's Golf Schedule Announced

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | August 22, 2019

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — The Fighting Irish women’s golf team has announced its 2019-20 schedule, which begins on September 9 at the Minnesota Invitational. 

All told, the Irish will play four regular-season tournaments to start the fall semester. After the Minnesota Invitational (Woodbury, Minnesota/Prestwick Golf Club), Notre Dame will head back to the Schooner Fall Classic (Norman, Oklahoma/Belmar Golf Club). Next, the Irish take part in the Illini Women’s Golf Invitational (Chicago, Illinois/Medinah Country Club) and then close out the first semester at the Jim West Challenge (San Marcos, Texas/Kissing Tree Golf Club). Read More

Jennifer Warlick

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The associate professor of public policy and economics received the third annual Harlan R. Beckley Award. Read More

Researchers Fight Mosquito Threat

Author: Daily Domer Staff

With more than a million people dying from diseases spread by mosquitoes each year, the Eck Institute for Global Health is fighting back. Scientists are conducting ground-breaking research to reduce the global burden of disease and train the next generation of experts to join the frontlines of this long battle. Read More

Zeller Living the Disney Dream

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Zach Zeller '20 | August 20, 2019

This summer I had the opportunity to intern at one of the largest entertainment companies in the world — The Walt Disney Company. My adventure started last fall when I met with James Biddick, Student-Athlete Career Development Program Manager in Notre Dame’s Meruelo Family Center for Career Development. He helped me narrow down my passions and focus, and potential companies I could pursue internships with.  Read More

Turner Defies Odds to Inspire Others

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Cameasha Turner, a Notre Dame Law School 2019 graduate, shares the inspiring story of how she rose out of one of Dallas' toughest neighborhoods and landed a job at a Dallas law firm.  Read More

New Hydroelectric Plant

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame and South Bend’s Venues Parks & Arts broke ground Monday (Aug. 19) on a 2.5-megawatt hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The facility is expected to generate about 7 percent of the University’s electrical needs.  Read More

Rebecca McKenna

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The assistant professor in the Department of History earned a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Read More

Mendoza Leadership Program Recognized

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Mendoza's Professional Certificate in Management and Executive Certificate in Leadership were on a list published by CIO.com of 15 leadership certificates available to people seeking to develop leadership skills without committing to a degree. Read More

Miseres Creates “Routes of Empire" Course

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Vanesa Miseres, assistant professor of Spanish American Literature and recipient of a Global Gateway Research award, spent a semester in London researching the connection between European and Latin American history and literature, which inspired to create a course on English travelers to South America. Read More