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.
A recent study of nearly 100 children with autism and 100 typically developing peers conducted by Joshua Diehl, Notre Dame assistant professor of psychology, and colleagues at Yale and Harvard universities suggests their speech difficulty may be because children with autism understand meaning differently.
What’s in America’s future?
Identical twins really aren’t identical, as their parents or anyone who spends much time with them can tell you.
Among us returnees, here at Notre Dame as in workplaces around the world, nearly every conversation includes some reference to a fresh start, a clean slate, a new beginning.
One of the arguments against a college-football playoff is that it would wreck the bowl system. But the bowls have been ruined since about 1997, give or a take an alliance or coalition.
Welcome to Molarity Redux, the 13th strip in the updated, continuing adventures of Jim Mole and friends.