The downside to the Notre Dame hockey team’s sudden popularity is that not all fans have the chance to catch a game because of limited seating inside the lackluster arena.
After almost a decade away from the college game, Notre Dame hockey coach Jeff Jackson returned in 2005 to guide a floundering Notre Dame program to new levels of success.
Kevin Ford, class of 1982, is one of three Notre Dame alumni who have traveled in space.
As the clock creeps past 1 a.m., Kevin Ford ’82 is lying on his back on the flight deck of the space shuttle Discovery.
More than a century ago, an Irish economist named Francis Edgeworth imagined a futuristic device that would measure happiness.
Our stepdaughter, who is allergic to soy, is bringing her new boyfriend for the Christmas meal. He’s a vegetarian.
At this time in the Christian year, we are often reminded that the Gospel of Matthew records a peculiar astronomical event that occurred at the birth of Christ.
This advent season I was struggling with how to incorporate Christ into our Christmas traditions.
The peace lillies were sympathy gifts, and for some reason they have survived in my house.
This afternoon I watched the press conference introducing Brian Kelly as Notre Dame’s next new football coach. I’m on board
Before ND hired Brian Kelly, the campus played the guessing game.
Thomas P. Carney, the second chair (1982-86) of Notre Dame’s lay board of trustees who died December 7 at age 94, led by intellect.
Education has a rhythm, a seasonality that naturally occurs as pupils flow from anxious beginners to stretched, tested performers who are ready to begin a new chapter in their lives.
The “Summer: Filled with Grace” poster is the last in our series of the four seasons at Notre Dame.
“I want to thank God for the things we have and things we don’t have,” my daughter began at dinner one night. My husband and I looked at each other, intrigued. Lately our 5-year-old had begun to improvise grace before meals.
When my friend Barbara said she had a meeting later in the day that could result in a lucrative consulting project, my mother’s stock response rolled right off my tongue. “What time shall I pray?”
For many Notre Dame alumni, a walk inevitably takes one to the Grotto dedicated to Our Lady of Lourdes.
The political debate about health care reform turned ugly this past summer. Reforms would lead to “death panels,” several alleged, and government bureaucrats would be making decisions to “pull the plug on grandma.”
Not since he was a baby, when I would walk with him at night to lull him to sleep, did I hug my only son as long as I hugged him that Saturday night.
My twin sister, Lacy Dodd ‘99, and I had looked for college money and found it with the U.S. Army. So we arrived at Notre Dame in 1995 as students and cadets in its Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program.
A chapter from the book May I Have Your Attention Please … Wit & Wisdom from the Notre Dame Press Box.
A chapter from the book Forgotten Four: Notre Dame’s Greatest Backfield and the 1953 Undefeated Season.
A chapter from The Irish Way of Life: Stores of Family, Faith and Friendship
Light a candle and say a prayer at the Grotto, and leave double the suggested offering “just to be sure.”
Barbecue at sunrise seemed to me perfectly appropriate after four years of football Saturdays in South Bend.
Anyone with any interest in college football has either watched or heard about some miracle comeback by some Notre Dame football team at one time or another.
The total tonnage of my parental incompetence is staggering.
On September 11, 2001 almost 3,000 people were killed in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Pennsylvania. Are we any safer in 2009?
The story goes that Father Sorin obtained Notre Dame’s first natural history museum collection through an exchange with a physician for land Sorin held near Detroit.
My most cherished memory of my father is seeing him rush out of his home study, finger in a book, eyes alight, reading a passage that enthralled him. I couldn’t always understand why he was so excited, but his enthusiasm was catching.