The Rev. Canon Hugh R. Page Jr., vice president and associate provost at the University of Notre Dame, will become the University’s first vice president for institutional transformation and advisor to the president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., Notre Dame’s president, announced today.
The competition, hosted by the Mendoza College of Business, takes place in Mendoza’s Jordan Auditorium and is free and open to the public.
New York Times bestselling author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie will speak at the University of Notre Dame at 7:30 p.m. March 25 (Friday) at Leighton Concert Hall in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
The Institute for Educational Initiatives at the University of Notre Dame hosted Elijah Anderson, the Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies at Yale University, via Zoom on Friday (Feb. 4) for a conversation about his new book, “Black in White Space: The Enduring Impact of Color in Everyday Life.”
Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning novelist, essayist, literary critic and advocate and activist for inclusion in the arts, will deliver the 2022 Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy. The event will take place virtually at 4 p.m. EST Feb. 7 (Monday).
Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative filed an amicus brief in the case to ensure that government actors — like the city of Boston — may not create benefits, opportunities or platforms that exclude religious believers.
Eve Kelly has been appointed as the University of Notre Dame’s first diversity and inclusion program manager, assisting Eric Love, director of staff diversity and inclusion. She began the position on Aug. 16. Kelly’s responsibilities include assisting Love with diversity and inclusion initiatives — such as the Diversity Speaker Series and Discussions, Employee Resource Groups, Diversity Education Volunteers and Diversity...
University archivist Rev. Thomas Blantz, C.S.C., looking through a card catalog in the reading room of the Notre Dame Archives on the sixth floor of Memorial Library (later Hesburgh Library), February 11, 1975. Image from the University of Notre Dame Archives.…
Chris Temple has worked in the Office of the Registrar for 18 years. During that time, he spent 12 years working toward a doctoral degree. He adds this to his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Notre Dame and two master’s degrees (in science from Indiana University, and in history from Notre Dame). It is only fitting that an assistant registrar...
“As we mark the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we have an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the extraordinary contributions of the peoples and cultures of Asia and the Pacific Islands to our world, and particularly to the United States."
While maybe not racially prejudiced, a broad swath of American citizens nonetheless do and say things that racists do, according to a new study.
Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for The New York Times Magazine and a 1998 alumna of the University of Notre Dame, will return to campus to speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 15) in the Leighton Concert Hall of the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
These awards — from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the LEGO Foundation and USAID — build on Notre Dame’s long history in Haiti and its ongoing commitment to strengthen Haitian education through the Institute for Educational Initiatives.
The University of Notre Dame is celebrating Black History Month throughout February with a number of events.
In a first-of-its-kind study conducted by Darcia Narvaez and doctoral student Mary Tarsha and published in the journal Anxiety, Stress and Coping, results show that positive childhood experiences can help buffer the effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) on physiological health in adult women.
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights hosted Ruby Bridges via Zoom on Friday (Nov. 5) for a conversation titled “The First Big Step” at the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.
ILS Director Dr. Luis Fraga, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science, recently appeared on the podcast Think. Pair. Share. to discuss the transformative nature of a Catholic Education. Hosted by Notre Dame's Institute for Educational Initiatives, Think.Pair.Share. describes itself as exploring "learning--from the everyday exchange of thoughts and ideas--to the theories and practices behind entire systems."…
Pride Month is observed each June in the United States in commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising. The month is also a time to recognize the contributions of LGBTQ+ Americans and raise awareness about efforts for equal justice and equal opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community.…
When Carla Harris — finance powerhouse, gospel singer, author and winner of the University of Notre Dame’s 2021 Laetare Medal — started working at Morgan Stanley in 1987, she earned a reputation not just as an ace deal-closer on the capital markets desk.
Access resources to learn more about the groups being recognized and the history of these national observances.
Sharon Lavigne, an environmental justice activist, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2022 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 177th University Commencement Ceremony on May 15 (Sunday).
As we pursue an end to the pandemic, we seek a world that incorporates sustainability in every sense of the word, in every aspect of society. Meet seven Notre Dame women who are helping to create such a world through their research, scholarship, and creative endeavors.
“We deplore the bomb threats made against a number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. These institutions deserve our respect and support for their contributions to American higher education and this nation, and we stand in solidarity with them.”
Walk the Walk Week, an annual celebration at the University of Notre Dame of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., kicked off Tuesday (Jan. 18) with a student-focused panel discussion titled “Walk the Walk: Building the ‘Beloved Community’ at Notre Dame” — a reference to King’s vision of a global community characterized by an all-inclusive spirit...
Three faculty members in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and one in the Keough School of Global Affairs have won National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, extending the University’s record success with the federal agency committed to supporting original research and scholarship.
K. Matthew Dames, the Edward H. Arnold University Librarian at the University of Notre Dame, launched his term as the 61st president of the Association of Research Libraries on Thursday (Oct. 7).
Nearly a year ago I wrote a letter to the Notre Dame community announcing the creation of a Trustee Task Force on diversity, equity, and inclusion. The Task Force was appointed by the Chair of our Board, Jack Brennan, with my encouragement and full support. It was chaired by Byron Spruell, a member of the Board, and it included accomplished leaders from...
“The brutal death of George Floyd a year ago today caused soul-searching not only among municipalities and how they police their citizens, but among us all, including Notre Dame. We continue to work to better achieve diversity, equity and inclusion across the University and foster an environment in which each person’s dignity is respected, community is cultivated and the evil...
Being a rector in a Notre Dame residence hall is like being a cruise director who provides spiritual guidance, according to Carroll Hall rector Eric T. Styles. Social programming and administrative duties are standard for residential living among higher education institutions. But the emotional and spiritual support rectors provide to residents is uniquely Notre Dame. The rector is the chief...
A prayer service for all those impacted will be held in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart tonight (March 18) at 8:30 p.m. A live stream will be available on the Campus Ministry website.