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.
Father Julius A. Nieuwland’s renowned contribution to chemistry was his laboratory research on acetylene, which famously led to the invention of that durable synthetic rubber, neoprene, by DuPont developers in 1930.
Peter Holland spread his blanket in front of the Golden Dome. The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival was in full swing.
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.
A month before the 2008 presidential election and a day after ND students chose Barack Obama over John McCain 52 to 41 percent in a mock election, students flooded into McKenna Hall to hear law professors Gerard Bradley and Vincent Rougeau answer the question, “What constitutes a sufficient ‘proportionate’ reason to justify a vote for a pro-abortion candidate?”…
Dan Gezelter played trumpet as a kid, but made the switch to bagpipes in high school. “I wasn’t getting beaten up enough,” the associate professor of chemistry says.
Seen and heard on the campus of Notre Dame.
Frank Hering’s name has long been obscured in the shadows of Rockne and Leahy, Parseghian and Holtz.
Linda and Rich O’Leary’s large circle of friends called the couple’s house on Cedar Street in South Bend the “Cedar Club.”
Letters to the editor about the magazine’s 2009 commencement coverage
More letters to the editor about Commencement 2009 and its coverage in the Summer 2009 issue of the magazine.
Letters to the editor about stories in Summer 2009 and earlier issues.
Most people feel exhausted and disoriented after they travel quickly across several time zones. Not a problem for Giles Duffield’s special mice.
Nearly one in three American adults suffers from some form of arthritis.
An interesting thing happens when people talk to one another. They engage in an intricate dance with their eyes
Over the last four years, Kevin Gaffney ’09 spent the lion’s share of his evenings in a crowded, noisy, third-floor room in Grace Hall where students sit in carrels and telephone alumni, parents and friends of the University to ask for money.
They say you can’t squeeze water from a stone, but some rocks securely locked away in a safe in Clive Neal’s office prove otherwise.
Reunion 2009 offered Ed Stubbing ’64 much more than a chance to see some of his classmates, although he relished the opportunity. “Meeting classmates I hadn’t seen in 45 years was magnificent,” he says.
Max Siegel ’86, ’92J.D. has yet to slow a pace that began with life literally on the run.
Astronaut Kevin Ford ’82 piloted the space shuttle Discovery in August on a mission to bring supplies to the International Space Station. Among the items delivered were a freezer, storage racks, a new sleeping compartment and the Colbert Treadmill, named after TV comedian Stephen Colbert. . . . Martha Larzelere Campbell ’73M.A…
Deaths of Notre Dame alumni
It all began with music and admiration. Long before Ryan Cunningham ’02 was writing musicals, he was looking up to his older brothers, Kevin and Thomas, as they played piano and sax at the Saint Joseph Summer Theatre in Needham, Massachusetts. He knew he didn’t quite have their talent for instruments, but he diligently built sets for Kiss Me, Kate…