Dick Notebaert – chairman emeritus of the University of Notre Dame Board of Trustees and retired chairman and chief executive officer of Qwest Communications – told the University’s Graduate School degree recipients during Saturday’s (May 20) Commencement Ceremony that everyone needs a coach on the path to success, and he offered insights gained from two of his own mentors.
University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., at Mass for 10,000 graduates and their families on the eve of commencement, bestows a blessing on Rev. Martin Junge, General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation.
Caleb “C.J.” Pine will present the valedictory address during the 172nd University Commencement Ceremony on May 21 (Sunday) at Notre Dame Stadium. As the salutatorian, Suárez will offer the Commencement invocation and will be prepared to deliver a valedictory address should the valedictorian be unable to do so.
The General Assembly’s resolution recognizes the growth of the University from its humble founding to its current status and makes specific reference to the journey by Father Sorin and his compatriots.
“I know that the entire Notre Dame family joins me in congratulating Muffet on her election to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, and we look forward to celebrating her induction in September.”
Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 172nd University commencement ceremony on May 21 (Sunday).
Rafat and Zoreen Ansari and their family, of South Bend, Indiana, have made a $15 million gift for the creation of an institute dedicated to the study of religion around the world.
At 11 a.m. on this St. Patrick’s Day, Friday, March 17, the bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world.
Scholars from both universities will gather March 12-15 in McKenna Hall to examine the authority and interpretation of the Bible—arguably one of the most disputed topics in the history of ecumenical dialogue.
The presidents of the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College signed a memorandum of understanding March 7.
Mike Pence, then governor of Indiana, provided his reflections on the life and legacy of former University President Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., at Hesburgh’s memorial tribute at Notre Dame on March 4, 2015.
Vice President Mike Pence will receive an honorary degree and serve as principal speaker at the University of Notre Dame’s 172nd commencement ceremony May 21.
A statement on guidance memos released by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
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.
The gift was made to the University by Helen Schwab and her husband, Charles, in honor of her brother Joe O’Neill. O’Neill Hall joins Corbett Family Hall and the Duncan Student Center as the three structures surrounding Notre Dame Stadium, and will be a six-story, 100,000-square-foot building for the Department of Music, the Sacred Music at Notre Dame program and hospitality space, with completion scheduled for August.