Beginning Monday (Jan. 16), the University of Notre Dame will host a series of events to mark both Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Walk the Walk Week. The observances celebrate the diversity that currently exists on the University’s campus and offer an opportunity to reflect on how each member of the campus community can take an active role in making the University more welcoming and inclusive.
A graduate of Notre Dame, Faccenda joined the administration in 1967 as a special assistant to University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C.
On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of San Antonio’s Archbishop Emeritus Patricio Flores, who died Jan. 9 after a long illness.
Malpass has been advising the Holy See on banking reforms initiated by Pope Francis since the first months of his pontificate.
Andrew J. McKenna Sr., a University of Notre Dame alumnus and emeritus chairman of the Board of Trustees has made a gift to establish the Andrew J. and Joan P. McKenna Center for Human Development and Global Business.
The University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Board of Parks have reached an agreement on a 50-year lease that gives the University rights to construct and operate a hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The agreement was approved Monday (Dec. 12) by the park board’s commissioners.
All are invited to pray for immigrants, refugees and their families in our nation and throughout the world and, if you are able, to join us Dec. 12 at the 5:15 p.m. Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
More than 1,600 employees attended the University’s fall Town Hall meetings in early October. Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves provided updates on a number of University initiatives and programs, including internationalization, diversity and inclusion, campus safety and benefits.
Watkins, a native of Blacksburg, Virginia, and Doyle, of Los Altos, California, are two of 32 Rhodes Scholars selected from a pool of 882 candidates who had been endorsed by their colleges and universities. They are Notre Dame’s 18th and 19th Rhodes Scholars and will commence their studies at Oxford University in October.
Father Jenkins spent time speaking with C-SPAN discussing the format of the event, his experiences on the Commission and why presidential debates are hosted on college campuses.
Marilyn Keough and her late husband, Don, were among the most generous benefactors in Notre Dame’s history.
Throughout the excursion from Aug. 13 to 26, participants will walk as a community, building in momentum and number as the travelers draw closer to campus.
A statewide torch relay, which kicked off on Sept. 9 as part of Indiana’s bicentennial celebration, is scheduled to pass through St. Joseph County this weekend. On Saturday (Oct. 8), the torch will travel through parts of St. Joseph County, including the University of Notre Dame campus, in the hands of five Notre Dame representatives who have been selected as local torchbearers, including University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.
Jerome Lejeune, born in 1926 in Montrouge, France, established the first specialized clinic for Down syndrome patients at Necker Children’s Hospital near Paris.
The Blue Mass for police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and their families will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 6 in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.