In their 18-year fight against the pain, disfigurement and injustice caused by lymphatic filariasis, Father Tom Streit, CSC, and his bi-national team in the Notre Dame Haiti Program have grounded their scientific research and medical work in a consistent message: We are here for you. We are one with you. We will not stop until this scourge is gone. We will not lose hope.
Things seen and heard around the Notre Dame campus.
Since opening its doors in September 2004, the Browning Cinema has gone well beyond typical movie-house fare to become both an entertainment and educational hub for Notre Dame and the surrounding community.
Moviegoing at Notre Dame has come a long way from the simple projector-and-screen setup in Washington Hall that first served the campus community through a formal “Concert and Lecture series” and casual Saturday afternoon matinees beginning more than a century ago.
A boy is struck by a car, falling into an unconscious netherworld that raises doubts about guilt and God, the meaning of prayer and the cost of love.
It takes the sound of a spoon bouncing off the restaurant table top before Gus Zuehlke realizes he has been pounding his fist into the laminate. “Well,” he says, a bit embarrassed, “I guess you can tell I’m pretty passionate about this.” This is Uganda.
Notre Dame people in the news.
Deaths of Notre Dame alumni.
I have always been comfortable living with questions. The world is an infinitely fascinating place, beguiling mysteries remain unsolved and my reply is a pilgrim’s curiosity and cheerful puzzlement. Besides, I always figured that to ask, to question was to enter into a dialogue with God.
Cornmeal, Donna and the Buffalo, Papadosio, The Ragbirds and The Twin Cats are among the groups slated for the 2011 Head Jamz Music Festival.
It’s been a tough year for Notre Dame, a year of serial troubles. The police raids on off-campus parties back at the beginning of the school year — causing rifts among police and students, Notre Dame and South Bend — seem almost inconsequential now. So do lost football games and payouts to former coaches.
Letters to the editor about articles in the spring 2011 issue and previous issues.
Notre Dame engineering researchers have come up with a new, green take on an old air-conditioning technology that has the potential to save money and benefit the environment.
Niemann-Pick Type C may be the cruelest disease on the planet afflicting children. The National Institutes of Health refers to the disorder as “childhood Alzheimer’s,” and there’s no doubt the title is deserved.
Great new job, beautiful new home, happy horizons in one of America’s most scenic landscapes. Then a crash, and a quandary. An American morality tale.
A meditation in 1,000 questions
Books by Notre Dame people
It probably won’t become the sports equivalent of “hiking the Appalachian Trail,” but as excuses go, the North Korean coach’s explanation for his team’s World Cup loss to the United States has a certain electromagnetic appeal. The team was struck by lightning.
Strips 77-81 of the popular comic strip Molarity, which previewed in The Observer in 1977. Notre Dame football takes a hit.
The “Here Come the Irish” Notre Dame football poster, is available this year for any gift of $35 or more.
Astronomy must be the most baffling of all sciences. In what other discipline do researchers freely admit they don’t yet understand 96 percent of their subject?
Today, as I hurried through the grocery store parking lot, I walked past a minivan, the same color as my own. On the back was a bumper sticker, “In loving memory of Corporal C. J. Boyd. August 19, 2010, USMC.”
War and peace are major themes in this edition of Networthy ND, as the websites of CNN and NPR recently featured commentary by Notre Dame faculty members on the fighting in Libya and Afghanistan.
Carolyn Y. Woo, dean of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, will leave ND at the end of 2011 to serve as president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services. CRS, fasten your seat belts.
In a pair of black jeans, work boots and a button-down flannel shirt with the sleeves rolled up, Michael Baxter is right at home. Although for the casual observer it might be difficult to tell exactly where that home is.
“It is the job of the middle-school student to mentally murder the parents during these formative years,” the school counselor said at the “Welcome Parents” night.
Welcome to Molarity Redux, the 19th strip in the updated, continuing adventures of Jim Mole and friends. Who’s in the doghouse?
I recently read a quote by Albert Einstein, “Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with the important matters.” Okay Albert, how about the tooth fairy?
Last night I was putting the world’s best pizza wheel away in the drawer full of all those kitchen utensils that don’t go anywhere else, and my son asked, “Hey, can I play with that?” He was reaching inside the drawer for a yellow plastic funnel.
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