Peter M. Kogge, Jeanne Romero-Severson and Jennifer L. Tank have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
In a letter to the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., registered his concerns with proposed changes to the department’s policy that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced that the University would in coming days file an amicus curiae brief in support of a court motion by Harvard University and MIT to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from expelling international students who are enrolled exclusively online.
“We will pose with exemplary academic rigor a whole set of questions about the role of various religious groups — Roman Catholic, Greek Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish and others — in Central and Eastern European societies,” said William Donahue, director of the Nanovic Institute. “We will launch an academic study into the ways contemporary religious actors affect civil society.”
“Central to the Holy Cross education Notre Dame offers is a sense of family, centered on the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, and in that spirit I call on the Administration to end immediately the cruel practice of separating children from parents and parents from children.”
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., offered a statement following Thursday's (Feb. 15) failure by the U.S. Senate to pass immigration legislation.
The following letter was sent from University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., to U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in response to the senator's line of questioning of Notre Dame faculty member Amy Barrett during a confirmation hearing on September 6, 2017.
"We all have our story, the unique place and family that we come from. And during our time at Notre Dame, our stories have become interwoven and linked. We have lived and studied alongside people very different from ourselves, who have become our friends and family. I want to tell you about two of my friends who have shaped my...
A statement on President Trump’s recent Executive Order.
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.
"We offer Archbishop Gregory our warmest congratulations on his elevation to cardinal by Pope Francis and assure him of our prayers and support."
The Homeless Prevention Call Center for the City of Chicago, currently run by Catholic Charities of Chicago, has helped thousands of families stay off the streets. Knowing funding for public programs is never guaranteed, it wanted to prove its method was cost effective and impactful. In 2012, it approached Notre Dame’s Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) for assistance. Could LEO...
“The Supreme Court ruled on technical grounds what we applaud on moral ones. It invalidated the heartless cancellation of the DACA program, which needlessly put at risk thousands who entered the U.S. as minors and who knew America as their only home. "
“In the days ahead, Notre Dame will look for ways to mourn in solidarity with our friends and to address the venomous hatred directed at them because of their faith and identity,” Jenkins said.
Sister Norma Pimentel, M.J., executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley and longtime advocate for immigrants and refugees, received the University of Notre Dame’s 2018 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 173rd University Commencement Ceremony on May 20.
On the occasion of its 175th anniversary, the University of Notre Dame announced Nov. 26 the launch of Grotto Network, a digital media platform for young Catholic adults.
A decision to discontinue DACA would be foolish, cruel and un-American.
The bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world.
Watch video Gen. Dempsey, Former Speaker Boehner, Vice President Biden, Father Jenkins, distinguished faculty and guests, family, friends and fellow graduates: Today is a very important day. Today, we — the class of 2016 — are going to receive one of the most expensive pieces of paper we may ever possess: our college diploma.
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.
Three University of Notre Dame leaders have filed a formal comment on behalf of the University urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities. The comment amplifies concerns expressed this week in a letter from Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.…...
"I was heartened to learn that the government has abandoned plans which would have resulted in the deportation of foreign students enrolled at certain American colleges and universities. Their presence enriches us all. They should be welcomed, not threatened or sent home." Originally published by Notre Dame News…
“George Floyd’s tragic death cries out for justice and a recommitment to fight racism. Recalling the image of Father Hesburgh and Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. locked hand-in-hand in 1964, we pray, on this Feast of Pentecost: Come, Holy Spirit, inspire us to work for justice, solidarity and a healing of divisions.” …
Sixteen leaders in fields ranging from global sustainability to finance, law, medicine, manufacturing and health care are fellows in the first class of the new Inspired Leadership Initiative.
"On this anniversary of his violent death, let us at Notre Dame and throughout the nation and the world recommit ourselves to work for justice everywhere.”
The University of Notre Dame is launching a program to help accomplished individuals discern optimal paths toward personal fulfillment and equip them to further their positive impacts on society in the next phase of their lives.
The Catholic Leadership Institute is a management training program for higher education professionals that has been internationalized to serve those working in former Soviet bloc countries.
A statement on guidance memos released by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
Why do so many people celebrate and recognize St. Patrick’s Day – even if they’re not Irish at all? Diarmuid Ó Giolláin, professor of Irish language and literature at the University of Notre Dame and expert on popular religion in Ireland, as well as folklore and popular culture, explains the history and cultural significance of Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day...
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.