Pamela Nolan Young, director for academic diversity and inclusion, joined the University in April 2016. It is a newly created role, the result of the work of the President’s Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the emphasis President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has placed on diversity since the committee was formed in 2013.
From its roots in the Bronx in the 1970s til now, hip-hop and rap music has had its finger on the pulse of social issues in the United States. Monday night, in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library, Aisha Fukushima, a “rap activist” or “RAPtivist,” explored the ability of hip-hop and rap to act as a catalyst for change.
The following is a transcript of University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.'s reflection at the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 23.
watch video More than 700 students, administrators, faculty, staff and guests gathered late Monday evening (Jan. 16) in the Main Building Rotunda for a candlelight prayer service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Faculty from the Stayer Center for Executive Education and Balk University will develop a master's program in finance and accountancy. The venture aims to enhance the skills and employability of technically qualified and professionally capable Afghan women and men in the private and public sectors.
The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) has established the Program for Inclusive Education, a range of educational opportunities aimed at supporting the needs of all learners that will welcome its first cohort of inclusive educators in the summer of 2017. PIE will directly address the need for inclusion in our nation’s Catholic schools, as more than 185,000 students are...
It may come as no surprise that, in times of division and frustration in the United States, members of the Notre Dame community choose to unite in prayer. Students, faculty, staff and community members were invited to attend two prayer vigils promoting peace, unity and understanding. “We come here today to pray and spread love. ... WWe hope that love overcomes hate,...
Michelle Williams, award-winning singer, actress and entrepreneur, has been underestimated before. But she has never let that stop her from believing in and achieving her dreams. Williams — widely known as being one-third of Destiny’s Child, one of the most successful female musical groups of all time — was the keynote speaker at a Lunch and Learn hosted by the...
Founded in 1994 by Saint Pope John Paul II, the academy meets annually, holds conferences, publishes reports and collaborates with partners in the Vatican Curia and worldwide.
Since its founding in 2001, the RCLC has grown to service more than 500 adult and student participants each week, and its outreach programs impact thousands of South Bend and Mishawaka youths each year. The center has more than 300 weekly college student volunteers who tutor and mentor the RCLC students, and many community volunteers who support the RCLC’s efforts....
The principles of Catholic Social Tradition (CST) are broad, encompassing such ideas as solidarity, care for creation and rights of workers. Implementing those principles can be difficult, visiting professor of Catholic Social Tradition and community engagement Clemens Sedmack said.
The Snite Museum held a special exhibition on Monday afternoon of 17 photographs that capturing some of the touchstone moments of the Civil Rights movement as part of Notre Dame’s “Walk the Walk” Week.
The following is a transcript of Professor Luis Ricardo Fraga's opening remarks at the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 23.
For the second consecutive year, the University invites students, faculty and staff to come together in January to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrate the diversity of the campus community. On King Day, Monday, Jan. 16, there will be a Candlelight Prayer Service in the Main Building rotunda at 11 p.m. The event is open to...
Following an acrimonious election season, the University of Notre Dame invited the campus community to take part in an interfaith prayer service on Nov. 14 to pray for peace for the nation, wisdom for leaders and care for the most vulnerable.
The Community Relations Department at Notre Dame recognized that, and hosted "Walking Alongside: A Navigation Conference for Family Caregivers."
Calling recent insults to Mexico and its people “churlish, insulting political theater,” the president of the University of Notre Dame, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., said Friday (July 8) that he is dedicated to strengthening the University’s presence in that nation’s academic, government, corporate and Church sectors.
In a speech at the American Chamber of Commerce in São Paulo, Brazil, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., discussed the importance of Catholic education in an era of corruption and injustice, the University’s vision for growth in the country and its research related to the Zika virus.
On the one-year anniversary of the passing of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the 18/42 Stories of Notre Dame digital storytelling series reflects on the enduring legacy of the University's former president.
Multicultural Student Programs and Services invites you to celebrate Black History Month at one of these many exciting events happening on campus and in the community.
Eric Love wants to engage staff from all across the University and at every level of employment in building a more inclusive Notre Dame community. He organized the MLK Unity Summit to help in that endeavor.
Three thousand members of the University community gathered Monday (Jan. 23) to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and what they mean for America today in the midst of national division. The luncheon program featured a conversation with U.S Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and trustee.
The collaboration allows ACE to work with the staffs of five Catholic mission schools and help the 1,300 students and their families along their educational journeys.
Christmas nativity scenes recreated by cultures from around the world are on display in six campus buildings from Nov. 28 through Jan. 31.
Keri Kei Shibata, the University’s recently appointed police chief, is a 12-year veteran of the Notre Dame Security Police Department (NDSP).
In 2017, The City of South Bend will install a sculpture at Leighton Plaza depicting figures of the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh and the Rev. Martin Luther King joining hands, just as they did at a civil rights rally in 1964.
The University named Keri Kei Shibata the first woman chief of campus police. She will replace current police chief Phil Johnson, who was promoted to senior director of campus safety and emergency management.
Watch video University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., in an interview with Nicolás Luco, columnist for one of Latin America’s leading dailies, El Mercurio of Chile, was asked about the “open gestures of dialogue” behind the selection of Vice President Joseph Biden and former Speaker John Boehner as the University’s Laetare medalists.
By any measure, Father Theodore M. Hesburgh’s influence on higher education — both during the 35 years he served as president of Notre Dame and over the many years after he retired — was oversized: broad, deep and enduring, touching everything from athletics and academics to the very essence of what makes a modern university, especially a modern Catholic university....
The University of Notre Dame’s annual ScreenPeace Film Festival includes six films on topics ranging from an inside look at North Korea, to the 1965 Indonesian genocide, to the indigenous people of Chile.