Sometimes it’s about being cranky. Sometimes it’s just about getting things done, together.
As I continue to sample all the ND sports, I run into some fun surprises, like the Notre Dame Invitational track and field event. Loftus had the air of a three-ring circus, minus the animals and any semblance of central heating but complete with amazing variety acts.
It’s 10 o’clock on a Friday night, and for the first time in forever my husband and I are sitting in the front room together, having a drink, talking to each other, being grown-ups.
This edition of Networthy includes links to ND-related films at the Sundance Film Festival, a 1-year anniversary reprise of a music video involving the ND Marching Band and a Grammy-award-winning rock band, and the inside scoop on last year’s Jay Leno-Conan O’Brien feud.
One is a priest, a world-class theologian and revered teacher who has influenced generations of Notre Dame students. But to his brother, Patrick, a lawyer, teacher and writer, he is Scribner.
The study of behavioral ethics suggests that individuals often behave unethically despite their best ethical intentions.
Strips 48-52 of the popular comic strip Molarity, which previewed in The Observer in 1977.
I don’t like to get out of bed. I don’t like mornings, they are bright and the sun is up and the house is cold and my children make noise.
On the dignity of whining, wrestling and knocking when a disease attacks.
Ultimately I decided not to do New Year’s resolutions. They were always the same, which made them, by definition, redundant.
Maybe what we need in these times of pomp and self-importance is the truth-edged merriment that cuts through the malarkey. Send in the wise and witty clowns.
A sample of quotes from humorist Will Rogers.
Like many a theater major before her, Katharine Sise ’01 arrived in New York City after graduation with big dreams and a paltry amount in her bank account. She wrote short stories in the mornings, auditioned in the afternoons and took a bartending job to bide her time until her big break.
It’s not a business plan a banker would approve. “Essentially, right now as a company, the four of us are doing this for free,” says John Klein ’06 of the associates running Glass City Films.
Creative work by and about Notre Dame people.
Notre Dame’s sacred music program rose to prominence in only six years, and its three co-directors say they’re just getting started
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.”