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Vice President Mike Pence to be honored as Notre Dame’s 172nd Commencement speaker

Author: Paul Browne

Vice President Mike Pence 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.

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Notre Dame receives $25 million gift for O’Neill Hall

Author: Dennis Brown

O’Neill Hall

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.

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University community urged to consider ‘What’s Your Next Step?’ at second annual Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon

Author: William G. Gilroy

Judge Ann Williams And Erin McGinley

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.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Commemoration and Walk the Walk Week

Author: William G. Gilroy

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., with Martin Luther King Jr., ca. 1964

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.

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Notre Dame finalizes agreement to construct hydro facility on St. Joseph River

Author: Dennis Brown

South Bend and Notre Dame

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.

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