When your father starts a drug company that saves your life and gets featured in a Hollywood film starring Harrison Ford, it can be hard to step into the spotlight on your own.
Sophomore Emily Patton said she encourages the campus community to attend Mass in various chapels during Lent to gain new experiences and perspectives while bonding with fellow students.
Programs include musical groups, weekly adoration in the chapel; the Catholic Identity Association, which supports Catholic student groups on campus; the Muslim Student Association and the Jewish Student Association.
Teams explored the DuSable’s role and identity as Chicago’s storyteller for African American history, as a South Side community center, as a tourism destination, and as an entertainment venue.
University President Fr. John Jenkins signed a statement in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program on Monday, becoming one of more than 100 college and university presidents across the nation to do so.
100 Notre Dame football players helped pack enough backpacks at the Food Bank of Northern Indiana on Sunday that over 2,000 kids could take food home over the weekend.
Giving back to the special needs community has always been close to the heart of University of Notre Dame women’s soccer sophomore Shannon Hendricks. This spring, Shannon began helping coach the ND Special Olympics Unified soccer team, of which her brother Brian is a member. It was only a matter of time before she brought her two worlds together.
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.
Troy Pride Jr. didn’t have to take Lina Rafkah to the prom. The 5-foot-11, 175-pound defensive back and wide receiver had plenty of reasons not to go. Before Rafkah approached him in the hallway at Greer Senior High School with an impromptu prom-posal, the two had never met.
South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation, and it has a history that’s been largely defined by division. That’s what makes it such a fascinating place: A country that prides itself on unity and cultural diversity was for years defined by discrimination and hatred.
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.
“It will be a great educational and cultural opportunity for our athletes to meet and train with their counterparts from Shanghai. It will serve to bring our two universities closer together, and in a small way, our two nations," Irish head coach Gia Kvaratskhelia said.
Celebration event in observance of Chinese New Year.
The Notre Dame community gathered Tuesday night at the Grotto to kick off the fourth annual celebration of Las Posadas. The event, whose Spanish title means “lodging,” represents Mary and Joseph’s search for shelter before Jesus’s birth.
At a young age, it was ingrained into Brady Quinn ’07 that it was important to respect and support the military. His father was a marine in Vietnam. His grandfathers had both served.
Nicole Hurd '92 has led College Advising Corps from a pilot project in Virginia to the largest college access program in the country, placing hundreds of peer advisers in high schools from coast-to-coast. In the 2016-2017 school year, CAC’s 600 advisers will assist over 180,000 low-income, first generation, and underrepresented students in navigating the path to college.
Notre Dame undergraduate Emily Vincent discovered the nonprofit Chunmiao Little Flower on a service trip during high school in 2013. There, she learned the extent of China’s issue with orphaned and abandoned children. There are an estimated 600,000 abandoned children in China—98 percent of whom have disabilities.
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.
Hunter Smith '99, the former University of Notre Dame punter and high jumper has thrived in everything from sports to singing and songwriting, and it all started on campus.
When I found out several weeks ago that I was being honored at the ESPY Awards with the 2015 Pat Tillman Award for Service, I was overwhelmed with both excitement and anxiety. I was excited about being the second recipient ever to receive the award and being recognized for my continued service to my fellow veterans.
Ryan Hall hosted the sixth annual Wheelchair Basketball Tournament, their signature event benefitting the organization Whirlwind Wheelchair International.
USA Today has named the University of Notre Dame the best Roman Catholic college in the US. Schools were ranked based on a variety of factors, such as graduation rates.
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.
Dual degree programs allow Notre Dame to partner with historically black colleges and universities and women’s colleges to offer engineering degrees, the Minority Engineering Program and Women’s Engineering Program respectively.
Over fall break, 245 Notre Dame students traveled to the Appalachia region of the United States as a part of the Appalachia Fall Seminar through the Center for Social Concerns (CSC).
The Heisman Trophy Trust has named College and Pro Football Hall of Famer and Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page as the eleventh Heisman Humanitarian Award Winner.
"While I thought I knew what I was getting myself into having worked in India last summer for two months at an NGO for children with disabilities, nothing could prepare me for this new adventure," blogged Adams, a senior goalkeeper on the Irish soccer team.
To raise money for veterans, a math teacher and a Notre Dame graduate and police officer from Indianapolis plan to take a walk tomorrow in Atlantic City – a long walk.
What if more student-athletes gave their extra gear and clothing to those in need? That simple notion gave birth to a nonprofit organization now known as One Shirt One Body, a student-athlete led initiative to donate athletic apparel to local communities
From his heroism during World War II to his support for the elderly and homeless veterans, Judge Robert L. Miller Sr. '42, '47 J.D. continues to lead an inspiring life of service.