The Women of Notre Dame Summer 2019


A Sisterhood of Sorts

by Sarah Cahalan '14

Alumnae of Our Lady's University share many essential qualities, but the roads they have taken since graduation are as diverse as those being followed by women everywhere.

Playing for Keeps

by Kerry Temple '74

The professionalization of youth sports has changed the rules of the game, but kids still want to have fun.

Newspaper Man

by Michael Blanding

In his 40-year career in daily journalism, Matt Storin '64 was a champion of the Fourth Estate and a principal figure in moments that made history.

The Lost Virtue

by Brett Beasley

Where did it go, this notion of magnanimity, that noble idea of 'greatness of soul'? It may have left with the nest.

The Good Shepherd

by John Rosengren

Stan Rother was a simple man, an Oklahoman and a parish priest who refused to abandon his people to Santiago Atitlán — even when he knew it would take his life.

Man in Motion

by Jason Kelly '95

John Affleck-Graves is retiring as Notre Dame's executive vice president — in charge of the budget and all the buildings, of 7,000 employees and all those auxiliary enterprises, of campus safety, food services and the University's stake in regional development . . . while also serving as professor, marathoner, husband, father, grandfather and more.

A Remedy for Battered Hearts

by Kristin Baird Rattini

Notre Dame psychologist Laura Miller-Graff '08 brings healing and hope to the littlest victims of violence, abuse and trauma.

Destination Mars

by Jason Kelly '95

America's expedition to the red planet is being spearheaded by a pair of Notre Dame alums. The plans aren't simple.

The Days the Music Lived

by Kelley Freund

Fifty years ago some 400,000 young people converged in a field in upstate New York for a festival that rocked the world. Jim Shelley '72 was there. Still is.