The University of Notre Dame has received $138.1 million in research funding for fiscal year (FY) 2017, surpassing the previous record of $133.7 million set in FY 2015.
University president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., joined City of South Bend leaders including Mayor Pete Buttigieg and community members in a march from the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center to Leighton Plaza in downtown South Bend. There, a sculpture was unveiled, based on a famous photo showing the late University president Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C., holding hands with King during a 1964 civil rights rally in Chicago.
A statement from President John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on Jeff Immelt stepping down as CEO of GE.
For her years of selfless, dedicated service to the University of Notre Dame and to those struggling with rare diseases, Cindy Parseghian, class of ’77, will receive the prestigious 2017 Sorin Award from the Notre Dame Alumni Association.
Father Wack, 49, is a native of South Bend, Indiana, and an alumnus of Notre Dame, who professed his final vows Aug. 28, 1993, and was ordained a priest at the University’s Basilica of the Sacred Heart on April 9, 1994.
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.