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Muslim Perspective on Refugee Aid

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Ahmed Makki, a master of global affairs student, spent the summer of 2019 working in Bidi Bidi, Uganda, Africa’s largest refugee settlement. As a practicing Muslim, Makki brought a valuable perspective to CRS as he and his classmates researched the role of cash transfers in humanitarian aid. Read More

Ptasinska Appointed Editor of Journal

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Sylwia Ptasinska, associate professor of physics and an ND Energy faculty affiliate, was recently named an editor-in-chief for European Physical Journal D (EPJD) effective January 2020. She has served on the journal’s editorial board since 2015. Read More

No. 18 Irish Break School Record

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 27, 2020

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The No. 18 Irish kicked off the 2020 Men’s ACC Swimming Championships Wednesday night with a school record, NCAA A-cut performance in the 800 Free Relay and a strong finish in the 200 Medley Relay. Read More

New Research on Millennials & Trust

Author: Daily Domer Staff

"Trust in Sharing Encounters among Millennials," published in Information Systems Journal by Nicholas Berente, studies 1,047 millennials who work with Uber and Airbnb — both as customers and as providers — to understand how different sharing platforms build trust. Read More

The Gateway

Author: Daily Domer Staff

An innovative partnership with Holy Cross College provides about 75 transfer students to Notre Dame each fall. Read More

Mobile Food Pantry Success

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Fighting Irish Fighting Hunger hosted a mobile food pantry in collaboration with the Food Bank of Northern Indiana at Evangel Heights United Methodist Church earlier this month with volunteer support from the Office of Information Technologies (OIT). Read More

Mark Berends

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Berends was elected to the National Academy of Education. Read More

Polyzoides Appointed Architecture Dean

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Stefanos Polyzoides, co-founder of the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) and partner in Moule & Polyzoides Architects and Urbanists, has been appointed the Francis and Kathleen Rooney Dean of the University of Notre Dame's School of Architecture by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., effective July 1. Read More

2020 Commencement Speaker

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Patriarch Bartholomew, Orthodox Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, will deliver the principal address and receive an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s 175th commencement ceremony May 17. Read More

Irish Offensive Buries Hurricanes

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 25, 2020 

NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Irish used a dominant five-minute stretch to close the first half to completely take over in Sunday’s 87-71 win over Miami inside Purcell Pavilion. Notre Dame outscored the Hurricanes 20-4 in the stretch to put the game out of reach. Read More

To What End?

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Veterans of the longest war in American history recount their experiences and consider the way out of Afghanistan. Read More

George Strait to play at Notre Dame

Author: Daily Domer Staff

“The King of Country,” singer-songwriter George Strait, will perform Saturday, Aug. 15 at Notre Dame Stadium with special guests Chris Stapleton and Brothers Osborne. Tickets will go on sale Friday, March 6, at 10 a.m. EST via Read More

ND Engineers Receive Energy Grant

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A team of Notre Dame engineering researchers has been awarded a grant from the Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE/NETL) to design, develop, and test a one-step, plasma-assisted catalytic process for direct conversion of natural gas to liquid chemicals. Read More

Latino Studies 20th Anniversary Celebration

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Institute for Latino Studies will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its founding with an event in Corbett Family Hall's Downes Club on Friday, April 17, with a special performance by Mariachi Herencia de México, a Latin Grammy-nominated group of young musicians from Chicago. Read More

Regional Moot Court Champions

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Notre Dame Law School's team of 3Ls Mark Relation, Katie Cronin, and Talea Stashin won best brief and first place overall at the Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Regional Competition in Chicago.  Read More

Tanczos Named ACC Field Performer of the Week

Author: Daily Domer Staff

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Notre Dame Athletics | February 20, 2020 

NOTRE DAME, Ind. — For the third time this season, University of Notre Dame junior thrower Rachel Tanczos has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Performer of the Week. Tanczos has reset her own program record in the weight throw three times this season, most recently at the Music City Challenge. Read More

Rohr Competes for $100 Million Grant

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced University of Notre Dame’s Professor Jason Rohr submitted one of the highest scoring proposals, designated as the Top 100, in its 100&Change competition for a single $100 million grant to help solve one of the world’s most critical social challenges. Read More

David Lummus

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Dante scholar won the Modern Language Association of America award. Read More

Physicists Make Nuclei Discovery

Author: Daily Domer Staff

University of Notre Dame researchers and collaborators recently made a discovery on nuclei that was published in the premier physics journal, Physical Review Letters. Read More

Father Boland's War

Author: Daily Domer Staff

A Navy chaplain from Notre Dame witnesses the horrors of combat on Iwo Jima and Okinawa, and brings comfort to the wounded and dying. Read More

Irish Take Down USC, 4-3, at College MatchDay

Author: Daily Domer Staff


ORLANDO, Fl. —  The Notre Dame Women’s Tennis team knocked off Southern Cal in a nail-biting, 4-3 victory at the USTA National Campus in Orlando.

For the second consecutive match, the Irish earned a 4-3 victory by winning the final singles match of the competition. This time, Julia Lilien played hero, battling to a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) victory over the Trojans’ Estella Jaeger. Read More

ND Among Top Fulbright Producers

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The University of Notre Dame is among the top producers of Fulbright Program students for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, which administers the Fulbright Program on behalf of the U.S. Department of State. Read More

Glynn Scholars Present at Harvard

Author: Daily Domer Staff

Three Glynn Scholars—Michael Sokolowski (Biology), Tyler Dann (SCPP, Psychology), and Madeline Owen (Neuroscience)—traveled to Boston to present at the 2020 National Collegiate Research Conference, held annually at Harvard University since 2007.  Read More

Architecture Hosts Live-Drawing Event

Author: Daily Domer Staff

The Walsh Family Hall of Architecture hosted a live-drawing event, organized by Scenographia—a non-profit organization whose ultimate mission is to encourage others to see hand drawing not as a rare skill, but as a fully human one that’s accessible to all.  Read More

Successful Home Lead Screening Kits

Author: Daily Domer Staff

An inexpensive lead sample collection kit distributed to homes in St. Joseph County is comparable in accuracy and sensitivity to more costly in-home analysis, according to research published this month in the Journal of Environmental Research. Read More