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My experience of Holy Week in Jerusalem this year was marked by deep tragedy and profound compassion, tied together by . . . tattoos. The tattoo design was Coptic; it’s from Razzouk Tattoo, a family that has been inking Christian pilgrim tattoos in Jerusalem for close to 700 years.
During their study abroad year in Rome, students have the chance to learn more about the refugee situation in Italy and throughout Europe through community-based learning activities and the Rome Global Gateway collaboration with refugee centers in Rome.
Two NDLS alums, Jim Basile and Karen DeSantis, recounted the history, progress, and current issues for diverse lawyers, including racially and culturally diverse lawyers, women, and lawyers with diverse identities, while speaking Wednesday to students from the LGBT Law Forum at Notre Dame Law School.
Circle K, one of the largest service clubs on campus, partnered with Flaherty Hall to start a new event this year called Electric Mile to benefit the homeless.
Rev. Emmanuel Katongole will begin a yearlong study in January aimed at looking at ethnic, religious and ecological violence in African countries south of the Sahara.
A panel of six notable University of Notre Dame women — all with successful careers in higher education and beyond — reflected on past and present experiences and also paid tribute to the earliest Notre Dame women faculty, several of whom were in attendance.
A portion of the profits from The Shirt will fund a new Student Enrichment Endowment, which ensures all students can participate in the full Notre Dame experience, regardless of their financial situations.
Most of his professional life was spent at Notre Dame, where he became the first African-American appointed to the faculty in the Department of Finance in 1957 and the first to receive tenure. He served as the faculty advisor to the League of Black Business Students, and in 2003 received the William P. Sexton Award from the Notre Dame Alumni...
Under Caesar’s Sword is the first systematic and global investigation into how Christian communities respond to severe violations of religious freedom. The collaborative, three-year research endeavor involves a team of 17 scholars and partnerships with Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture, the Religious Freedom Institute and Georgetown University’s Religious Freedom Research Project.
Ryan Hall hosted the sixth annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, their signature event benefitting the organization Whirlwind Wheelchair International.
Are anti-discrimination laws essential to freedom, or hostile to freedom? That’s the question two legal experts explored and debated Friday during a luncheon presented by the Potenziani Program in Constitutional Studies and the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy.
Thomas Waldschmidt, safety specialist in Risk Management and Safety, joined the University in January, along with his service dog Bodie, a 5-month-old golden retriever that’s been his partner since March. Waldschmidt is training Bodie as a hearing service dog.
Scholarship recipients have the opportunity to gain a better understanding of other cultures, countries, languages, and economies — making them better prepared to assume leadership roles within government and the private sector.
The Warrior-Scholar Project (WSP) was established as an introduction to the demands of college life by offering a free immersive academic boot camp hosted at American partner universities for current and former military service members who wish to pursue higher education.
Since its opening in 1998, the Dublin Global Gateway has grown into a hub for more than 1,500 Notre Dame undergraduates who have come here to broaden their intellectual and cultural horizons in virtually every discipline.
The images of the millions of displaced people living in refugee camps can be overwhelming to those who wish to offer assistance. It hurts even more to know that, as the Refugee Council USA says, “Over half of all recorded refugees are children who have been deprived of their material possessions, statehood, and sometimes even loved ones.” Steve Lehmann ’14MBA...