In place of a single Photo of the Week, this holiday week, we bring you a whole series. Beowulf Sheehan ’90 is a celebrated literary photographer, but as Notre Dame took on Syracuse in Yankee Stadium, we asked him to revisit a hobby of his college days and turn his focus to football for one Saturday afternoon.
Let's settle it once and for all: What do you call the statue on the west end of the library?
The Notre Dame Children's Choir has a new Christmas CD coming out this holiday season — accompanied by a Grammy Award-winning special guest.
Once upon a time, there was a coach named Knute Rockne who feared what helmets and pads would do to his manly-man's game.
Garth Brooks is brining a "new kind of crazy" to Notre Dame Stadium this October.
No, WNBA star Devereaux Peters '11 will not play you one-on-one. In a viral Twitter thread this summer, she explained why.
Rules for Notre Dame Magazine’s sixth annual Young Alumni Essay Contest. The magazine’s editors, who will judge the 2018 contest, are looking for original, previously unpublished, creative nonfiction essays. The editors are seeking evocative first-person works that would appeal to a college-educated audience.
Several Notre Dame figures, including Breen-Phillips Hall rector Sr. Mary Catherine McNamara, S.I.W., and associate professor of sociology Mary Ellen Konieczny '81, passed away in the winter of 2017-2018.
By NCAA decree, the Notre Dame football team has unwon 21 games. Some say that sets a dangerous precedent.
Notre Dame’s shifting positions on insurance coverage for birth control have caused confusion and controversy.
Robert Schuler '49Ph.D., longtime director of Notre Dame's Radiation Laboratory, and Joe Sassano '54, '59M.A., a former JACC facilities and events manager, passed away in the fall of 2017.
Robert P. McIntosh, an ecologist and Notre Dame faculty member from 1959 to 1987, died July 7 at age 96.
Some things to know about Notre Dame, its life and times.
Rules for Notre Dame Magazine’s fifth annual Young Alumni Essay Contest. The magazine’s editors, who will judge the 2017 contest, are looking for original, previously unpublished, creative nonfiction essays. The editors are seeking evocative first-person works that would appeal to a college-educated audience.
Notre Dame Magazine’s Young Alumni Essay Contest is here again. The 2017 competition is open to those who received a University of Notre Dame bachelor’s degree in the years 2008 through 2017.
Adam S. Arnold Jr., who came to Notre Dame in 1957 and was its first African-American faculty member and the first African American to receive tenure, died April 14 at age 94.
Notre Dame philosopher Alvin Plantinga, whose influential arguments for the existence of God helped redefine the academic debate on the subject, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Templeton Prize.
A decision on sanctuary status, a commencement speaker, and more campus news.
Timothy S. Fuerst, a prolific economist, popular teacher and beloved colleague to his fellow faculty members, died February 21 at age 54 after a 10-month battle with stomach cancer.
In a letter to The Observer after Fuerst’s death, fellow economics professor Joe Kaboski described him as a “saint” and “the most upbeat person I’ve ever known,” for whom laughter and whistling were constant musical accompaniments to his presence.…
Rev. James J. McGrath, CSC, ’55, whose campus contributions included key roles in the construction of the Galvin Life Science Center and the sandy beach at St. Joseph Lake, died October 24 at age 84.
McGrath, professor emeritus of biology, taught numerous botany courses and also served as a dorm rector, chaplain of the Notre Dame Fire Department and as a parish priest in Dowagiac, Michigan.…
Notre Dame’s Academic Council voted on a new core curriculum in November, approving what University President John I. Jenkins, CSC, ’76, called the most significant changes in nearly 50 years. The new core, to be implemented in fall 2018 with the incoming Class of 2022, will continue to require all students to complete two theology and two philosophy courses — although the second philosophy requirement could be met with a course in a new category called “Catholicism and the Disciplines.”…
Rev. Marvin R. O’Connell ’59Ph.D., professor emeritus of history and author of Edward Sorin, a definitive biography of Notre Dame’s founder, died August 19. He was 86.
The basilica organ, Colombian peace, bass pros, ND data, an Irish getaway, Hesburgh in sculpture and an endorsement.
An unlikely, and largely unknown, Fighting Irish sport with a triumphant tradition
Conrad L. Kellenberg, a fixture on the Notre Dame Law School faculty from 1955 until his retirement in 2005, died April 8 at age 88. He was known for greeting colleagues in the hallways by repeating the word “Hello” at three different pitches. “As if to show he meant it,” said Fernand “Tex” Dutile ’65J.D., emeritus professor of law and a former student of Kellenberg’s.…
It’s time again for Notre Dame Magazine’s Young Alumni Essay Contest. The 2016 competition is open to those who received a University of Notre Dame bachelor’s degree in the years 2007 through 2016.