Deaths in the Notre Dame family.
This Networthy installment links to a variety of blog posts, including one about a Mass for Declan Sullivan, a video of a speaker on the global marketplace and a new networking site for ND students.
Chuck Lennon, who has been synonymous with Notre Dame’s Alumni Association for three decades, will retire in June 2011.
Notre Dame alumni in the news.
In this season of elections, our latest Networthy installment includes a nonpolitical plea for votes, a cautionary tale about what happens when Sarah Palin and Barack Obama are compared, and a blog about maximizing your talents. You’ll also find trailers for movies and books.
Deaths in the Notre Dame family.
Our offerings this week range from a peek at football coach Brian Kelly’s favorite painting to a professor’s defense of Catholic higher education. There’s lots more, including something about coach Mike Brey in a kilt.
Summer 2010 magazine podcast now available.
An offering of more Notre Dame-related gems from cyberspace. Some music, a dollop of political commentary, a bit of adventure and inspiration, and a pinch of rah-rah with salsa.
The latest eclectic list of blogs, essays, stories, videos and other gems by and about ND people.
The editors of Notre Dame Magazine offer our latest eclectic list of blogs, essays, stories, videos and other gems by and about ND people.
At this point in her life’s journey, Maraya Steadman ’89, ’90MBA is a stay-at-home mother of three. Her Notre Dame diplomas hang in the laundry room as she struggles with trying to fold fitted sheets.
Now you can enjoy Notre Dame Magazine as an audio podcast.
The editors of Notre Dame Magazine offer our latest list of blogs, essays, stories, videos and other gems by and about ND graduates and events.
If you’ve been checking the magazine’s website at least once a week, as a Good Domer should, you know we’ve expanded our reach to an ever-expanding and changing array of informative and entertaining features.
This past winter, Notre Dame had to bid farewell to six who helped lead students through that cycle of intellectual and personal growth; six who helped mold the university; six who could call Notre Dame “home.”
The staff of Notre Dame Magazine here offers some gems we’ve discovered of blogs, essays and stories by and about Notre Dame graduates and ND events.
A digest of Brian Kelly links
Light a candle and say a prayer at the Grotto, and leave double the suggested offering “just to be sure.”
In their own words: Students examine various aspects of life under the Dome
Turning Over a New Leaf, a program in which students help disabled and elderly people living near campus rake their leaves in the fall, had a problem this year: not enough leaves. An unusually warm early autumn resulted in many leaves still clinging to branches by the scheduled, late-October date for the event. So the students helped with other yard work instead. The 5-year-old program was organized by the service group Circle K, Badin Hall and the classes of 2007 and 2008. . . . A new documentary…
At any given time, more than 5,000 “Notre Dame” items are up for auction at the Internet site eBay. Many turn out to be related to Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame animated film and some pertain to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, but the overwhelming majority have to do with the Notre Dame of Fighting Irish fame.…
How did Notre Dame freshman Conor Kelly's video diaries for AOL turn out?
See for yourself: http://aolsvc.aolr.aol.com/pfreshman_connor.adp
Kelly and freshmen at five other schools kept video diaries for AOL's Red website during their first semester on campus. The project organizers said these would be viewable only by AOL subscribers, but it turns out anyone can see them. Kelly says he thinks the site will remain up at least through January.…
A couple of surprising elements injected an air of festive spontaneity to the pomp and circumstance of typical graduation ceremonies, bringing a lively sense of celebration to Notre Dame’s 161st Commencement May 21, 2006.
The founder of the Congregation of Holy Cross, Father Basil Anthony Moreau, CSC, moved one step closer to sainthood in April when the Vatican officially recognized a miraculous healing attributed to Moreau’s intercession. The decree paved the way for the priest’s beatification ceremony in LeMans, France, in 2007. Beatification is the last step before sainthood may be considered. Father Moreau, a French diocesan priest and seminary professor, died in 1873 at age 73. . . . Another potential Holy Cross saint-in-the-making…
Notre Dame graduates who recently made the news
Jerry Kammer ’71, a correspondent in the Copley News Service’s Washington bureau and a frequent contributor to this magazine, was a member of the team of Copley journalists who received a 2006 Pulitzer Prize for their investigative work that uncovered the bribery scandal involving former California Congressman Randy “Duke” Cunningham. . . . Some detective work by U.S. Marine 1st Lieutenant Jake Cusack ’04…
The dedication of the new Jordan Hall of Science held special meaning for Laetare Medal recipient and former board of trustees chairman Thomas P. Carney ’37. “Now Notre Dame has a classroom building worthy of the level of science education it provides,” he told his daughter, Janet Carney O’Brien ’77. Himself a recipient of that science education, the chemical engineering graduate fondly recalls the often odiferous atmosphere of the research lab in his paean to an inventive professor in Synthetics and Smells: Memories of Father Nieuwland, CSC…