Diane Nash led the first successful campaign to desegregate lunch counters, was a part of the Selma voting rights movement and co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Prison reform is a political problem in the U.S., Alan Mills said. It’s much easier for politicians to continue incarcerating people than it is to address homelessness, mental health, or income inequality.
The International Student and Scholar Affairs (ISSA) hosts its fifth visit to the South Bend Center for the Homeless, one way that international students have the opportunity to become more involved in life outside of campus.
Course focused on the history of relations between Judaism and Christianity, the two-part course saw students connect the skills required for literary interpretation and the virtues appropriate for inter-religious dialogue.
His lecture, titled “The Half-Life of Freedom: Race and Justice in America Today,” was hosted by the Dean’s Fellows of the College of Arts and Letters.
At a Mass for immigrants and refugees at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Monday night, associate professor of theology Fr. Daniel Groody said the United States’ and Catholics’ attitude towards immigrants and refugees is of utmost importance.
Celebration event in observance of Chinese New Year.
The Center for Social Concerns (CSC) hosted a fair Wednesday, Jan. 25, to connect students with over 30 South Bend service organizations and student-led volunteer groups.
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.
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 theme of the programs, “Because We Come From Everything: Poetry & Migration,” borrows a line from U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera’s poem, “Borderbus.”
A statement on guidance memos released by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
Jessica Brock, LL.M. '11, is a South Bend-based Indiana Legal Services attorney dedicated to The Legal Assistance for Victimized Adults project.
The annual Day of Man event aims to promote solidarity with the homeless — many of whom do not have adequately warm clothing during winter months — and collect funds for the South Bend Center for the Homeless.
Students from Notre Dame obtain valuable experience working in an international lab in a country which has a long-standing, strong program in science and engineering, particularly chemistry.
A statement on President Trump’s recent Executive Order.
The best way for students to be an active part of the city and use their linguistic and academic knowledge in a working environment is to do an internship, and what better place to start than one of the top three U.S. presences in Italy? .
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.
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.
Organized by faculty and students associated with the Gender Studies Program, the three-day event features a multitude of guest speakers, artists and activists from across the nation and world who specialize in a variety of disciplines.
In a lecture titled “Globalizing Ireland: Emigration and Immigration, 1980-2020,” sponsored by the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies, Mary P. Corcoran of Maynooth University discussed migration patterns in and out of Ireland over the last 40 years. Corcoran began by talking about a Latvian foreman whom she met shortly after the European Union had undergone its first major enlargement into Eastern...
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.
Michael Matheson Miller says aid programs cannot help people prosper because the lack of rights is the more pressing problem.
In celebration of Black History Month, groups at the University of Notre Dame are holding several events.
The late Allan J. Riley, a 1957 graduate of Notre Dame, and his wife, Radwan, have made a multi-million-dollar gift in support of need- and merit-based scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
Paying tribute to the Martin Luther King Jr. speech of the same title, the Walk the Walk week panel event, “Where Do We Go From Here?” examined the 2016 election results and the future of American politics Wednesday night. The event was led by panelists Timothy Matovina, co-director of the Institute for Latino Studies and professor of theology; Christina Wolbrecht,...
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.
A year ago, Russell Lovell, professor emeritus at Drake Law School, got a call from Benny Anders, the president of the Iowa-Nebraska chapter of the NAACP. Anders joked that now that Lovell was retired, he was now going to be working full time for the NAACP after years of being a volunteer civil rights lawyer. According to Lovell, “it’s been...