Numbers and statistics may seem irrefutable, but a recent lecture on campus argued that society's relentless pursuit to quantify can sometimes have dangerous side effects.
For the average person, there was no way of knowing the real Knute Rockne. At least not until the early 1990s, when historian Murray Sperber unearthed him in a sub-basement of the Hesburgh Library.
Andrew Aris '00 uses a soccer ball to unite the world.
An annual summer conference highlights the Kroc Institute’s influence and inspires scholars of nonviolence to keep fighting the good fight.
There’s already a word for the shirking behavior that writers call notwriting: procrastination. Andrew Santella has written the book on it.
Former Paralympic swimmer Ashley Nashleanas '10 is bringing her talents to a new arena — improving school resources for the visually impaired.
Notre Dame’s new Idea Center is the centrifuge through which intellectual property and innovative technologies are sent to market for commercialization. Or sent back to the drawing board.
Now they've gone and done it. Some geniuses have created wizardry brilliant enough to outthink and override human involvement. Should we be worried?
Neil Postman's indictment of our technology-shriveled American attention span bears witness as prophetic today as when it was published — 32 years ago when the culprit was television, the perfected instrument of "the Age of Show Business."
Creative Works by Notre Dame people.
Solzhenitsyn's Russian history, writ large, translates well at Notre Dame.
Telling the astronomical and theological story of the universe for the Vatican.
A life of triumph, traged and simple, decent humanity
Resolve and reflection along the Notre Dame trail
Forest Wallace, as Cloten, gives Shakespeare's verse a hip-hop update to woo the king's daughter Imogen. Cloten dismisses the music his attending lords play, then asks them give him a beat. Listen:
Listen in as director Christy Burgess and the cast of Cymbeline find the right personal and cultural references to help them define their characters.
Josh Crudup could fool some people back in the day, or at least win them over with the sheer force of cuteness.
Ophelia Emmons is named after the Ophelia, of Denmark, so Ophelia of Indiana’s place on the Shakespearean stage seems like a matter of destiny. She rejects any stars-aligning interpretation.
Everyone has a saturation point. After a rainy walk across London’s Tower Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, facing the prospect of watching a three-hour outdoor performance, members of the Robinson Shakespeare Company approached theirs.
The Robinson Shakespeare Company will contribute an item of their own to one of the world's greatest theatrical archives.
Hear how Cymbeline cast members wipe their feet to free their minds and the reason they acknowledge their toes when the show's over.
The magazine goes behind the scenes as the actors of the England-bound Robinson Shakespeare Company grow into their roles.