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Notre Dame professor co-designs first AP Seminar on African diaspora

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ernest Morrell, professor of Africana studies and English, the Coyle Professor in Literacy Education and director of the Center for Literacy Education at the University of Notre Dame, collaborated with fellow subject experts to create the first capstone course on the African diaspora for AP Seminar high school teachers and students. The curricular content — which includes interactive maps, databases, lesson plans and other resources — is now available to educators on Athena. Read More

Irish square off with Seminoles to begin 2020 season

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | September 17, 2020

After an offseason filled with twists and turns, the University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team will hit the field Thursday night to begin the 2020 campaign. The Irish will travel south for a matchup against the Florida State Seminoles as they begin their eight-game, conference-only slate. Head coach Nate Norman enters his third season with the Irish and looks to continue the momentum built in 2019 as the Irish returned to the NCAA Tournament and advanced to the second round. Read More

Notre Dame Police Department issues equity in policing report

Author: Daily Domer Staff

In collaboration with a group of Black University of Notre Dame students, and after receiving suggestions from them as well as from faculty, staff and alumni, the Notre Dame Police Department (NDPD) has developed a report that includes acknowledgement of past problems, a commitment to equitable policing and a comprehensive series of initiatives designed to create a more fair, impartial, diverse and just organization, highly trained and dedicated to protecting and serving all members of the University community. Read More

‘Where We’re Going’ to explore faculty, expert perspectives on key issues

Author: Daily Domer Staff

ThinkND, the University of Notre Dame’s open, online learning community, will launch a new virtual initiative this fall titled “Where We’re Going.” At a time when the lives of many have been dramatically disrupted and work, education and society’s functions are in a state of constant transition, this series will explore this point in history and how the work happening on Notre Dame’s campus and beyond relates to and impacts the United States and the world at large. Read More

A Formidable Foe

Author: Daily Domer Staff

After a rapid rise in the number of COVID-19 cases among students, Notre Dame hits pause, then gradually resumes in-person classes. Read More

ND Athletics and ACE partner with CFP Foundation to Support Teachers

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | September 15, 2020

The University of Notre Dame Athletics Department and the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) have partnered with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation for the sixth consecutive year to make a difference for teachers through the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers (EYFT) platform. Read More

Conversations That Matter: The Intersection of Justice and Pregnancy

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Notre Dame Office of Life and Human Dignity will host a free, three-part webinar series through fall 2020. This series will unpack the pro-life movement’s roots in human rights concerns and address complex contemporary issues impacting women and their unborn children.  Read More

Women’s soccer collects 1,111 pounds of food for Food Bank of Northern Indiana

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Members of the University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team collected 1,111 pounds of food, the equivalent of 868 meals, during a food drive Sunday (Sept. 6) outside Alumni Stadium. The drive-thru event benefited the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, which collects and distributes food throughout Elkhart, LaPorte, Kosciusko, Marshall, Starke and St. Joseph counties. Read More

Rally with the Irish this Football Season

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | September 10, 2020

The 2020 Notre Dame football season will be unlike any other season we have experienced before. Even though most fans will not be able to attend a game in Notre Dame Stadium this fall, there are multiple ways in which fans can #Rally with the Irish. Read More

The Pillars That Hold Us All Up

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Economics may not be destiny, but it does a good imitation. Those unequipped for the new technology-based economy risk never finding not just a job, but also a career, a mate, a family, a future. Read More

Notre Dame signs agreement with Yad Vashem promoting Holocaust education and research

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame and its global network, including the University of Notre Dame at Tantur located in Jerusalem, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. The agreement was made official today during a virtual ceremony, signed by Yad Vashem Director-General Dorit Novak and Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization at the University of Notre Dame, Michael Pippenger. Read More

Five captains selected for 2020-21 Notre Dame Football campaign

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | September 9, 2020

Dick Corbett Head Football Coach Brian Kelly announced five team captains for Notre Dame’s 2020 football campaign this fall. They include returning 2019 captains QB Ian Book and OL Robert Hainsey, as well as first-time captains S Shaun Crawford, DL Daelin Hayes and DL Adetokunbo Ogundeji.  Read More

Soundings: The Lessons of Dixie

Author: Daily Domer Staff

I am the product of a time and place. I knew what was true because pretty much all I read or heard or saw reinforced the prevalent thinking of that time and place — the loyalties and prejudices, the myopic perspective and steadfast resolve to stand in place.    Read More

Meet the Religious Liberty Initiative's first student cohort

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame Law School is hitting the ground running with our Religious Liberty Initiative. We’ve already assembled the first cohort of five students, who will be helping write a Supreme Court amicus brief this semester and providing research to lay the foundation for the strategic vision for the Religious Liberty Clinic. Read More

I am HERE: Preparing and delivering meals to students in isolation and quarantine

Author: Daily Domer Staff

When Bev Harbor, a 30-year banquet captain at the Morris Inn, stepped into her new role as a COVID-19 food coordinator it was second nature to her. “She plays a lead role in caring for students right now and treats them like they’re her own,” said Jessica Reno, director of food and beverage at the Morris Inn and Notre Dame Conference Center. “Whether it's a last-minute dietary question or  9:30 p.m. request that comes in after hundreds of meals have been delivered that day, Bev is the one who says ‘I’ll take care of it.’”  Read More

Skin Deep

Author: Daily Domer Staff

What do we miss when we reduce complex personal identities to simple demographic categories? Read More

Women's Soccer to hold drive-thru food drive Sunday Sep. 6

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | September 3, 2020

The University of Notre Dame women’s soccer team is holding a food drive on campus this upcoming Sunday, September 6. All the proceeds will go towards the Food Bank of Northern Indiana.

From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., the team will be set up in the parking lot south of Alumni Stadium. There will be a drive-thru where cars will enter in the lot. Cars will stop at the tables and unload their donations onto the table where the team will collect and place them in the food bank bins once the cars have exited. We ask that people who come to wear a mask and practice physical distancing when dropping off the donations. Read More

The School of Architecture hosts second annual Wellness Fair

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Wellness Fair is intended to introduce students to the many University departments that promote and offer resources for student well-being. This includes architecture student organizations, which by participating in the event had an opportunity to highlight their work and encourage students to get involved. It was also the first time many students were able to meet Dean Stefanos Polyzoides in person. Read More

Notre Dame-based research coalition launches Indiana COVID-19 Registry

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Erin Blasko | September 2, 2020

In an effort to track the spread and impact of the coronavirus and better inform decision-making at the state and local levels, research leaders at the University of Notre Dame are leveraging the University’s membership in the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) and one of its key programs, All IN for Health, to launch the Indiana COVID-19 Registry. Read More