One lesson Michael Alan Anderson ’97 picked up from ND music professor emeritus Calvin Bower is how one often best learns music by performing it.
Professor Margot Fassler wanted to make a film about the Copts, ethnically Egyptian Orthodox Christians, to give people a taste of their “glorious” music.
Domers like their traditions, which means that music Professor Peter Jeffery should feel right at home at Notre Dame. Jeffery is an authority on Gregorian chant.
James X. Sullivan, Notre Dame associate professor of economics, argues that the conventional income-based measures of poverty used by the U.S. Census Bureau tell only part of the story.
Here, student Priscilla Weaver leads the workshop through 19th century composer Josef Rheinberger’s “Abendlied.”
A new alumnae network aims to extend all kinds of helping hands.
The Notre Dame spirit can be found in the heart of France.
When Nintendo’s interactive Wii game system first came out, physical therapists were quick to see the therapeutic possibilities of “virtual/actual” golf, tennis and other exercises.
Notre Dame alumni in the news
A priest who believed in teamwork launched a religious order that now spans the globe.
Stress is bad for your health. This is hardly breaking news to anyone. But is there anything we can do to protect ourselves from the negative effects of stress?
Letter to the editor
When 50 business students received iPads on the first day of Professor Corey Angst’s Project Management class last semester, the novel introduction of Apple’s tablet computer into a college classroom garnered Notre Dame several days of national media attention.
Family and friends of Tim Ruggaber ’03, ’06M.S. good-naturedly call him a “poop engineer.”
Ahmad Kamal introduces Lucie Brigham to the students in Room 207 of DeBartolo Hall as “the woman who got Ted Turner to give the United Nations a billion dollars.”
When I finished taping up the last box, it was similar to closing the cover on the last book of a multivolume series and saying farewell to the saga’s hero.
2010 marked the inaugural season for Notre Dame’s newest club sport, women’s rugby.
Some months ago, the electric company called my husband at work so that he could pay the electric bill. The balance was a month overdue and without immediate payment they would cut off our power.
Seen and heard on the Notre Dame campus.
It wasn’t the thunder of the boulder bearing down on Indiana Jones that made me hug my popcorn, it was the slicing strings and the brassy march of our hero’s theme.
Declan Sullivan, no ordinary life.
October 1930 marked a big event on the Notre Dame campus: the opening of the new football stadium. When a special guest was introduced, an uproarious standing ovation welcomed G.K. Chesterton.
Getting on an elevator alone with a stranger can be an awkward experience. Elevator rides are usually far too brief for an actual conversation, but they’re just long enough to make the silence uncomfortable.
Generally when people are in such close proximity to one another, they make some sort of greeting. Men typically offer the slight shake of the head and the grunt-hello. But once that’s done, what do you say? “Hey, how ’bout them Cubs?” (Probably not the best opening since I live in Houston.)…
The quiet grace of a Boy Scout troop leader.
Deaths of Notre Dame alumni.
Here are excerpts from the book’s 100 “insightful and delightful, serious and satirical” entries on ND culture.
Deaths in the Notre Dame family.
Ralph McInerny died one year ago. The breadth and brilliance of his legacy still astound.
Americans face an uncertain future with deflated confidence in the institutions that have guided our way.
André Bessette, the Holy Cross brother who was a doorkeeper at Notre Dame College in Montreal, ascends the altar of the saints.