Smashburger replacing Burger King in LaFortune Student Center

May 23, 2016Notre Dame News

Notre Dame Student Government, Campus Dining and Student Activities Facilities have announced that Smashburger will replace Burger King in LaFortune Student Center. Construction began the week of May 16, and the new facility is expected to be open at the start of the school year. Smashburger is a fast casual restaurant serving “smashed-to-order” burgers, chicken sandwiches, salads, sides and Häagen-Dazs shakes. Read More

Hesburgh Libraries: Preserving the materials that connect us to knowledge

May 12, 2016Tara O'Leary

Library Preservation 300

In keeping with the University’s commitment to advance research and scholarship, the Hesburgh Libraries acquires, stewards and maintains distinguished rare and unique collections to support world-class research and academic programs. Read More

American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global

May 11, 2016Arts and Letters

American Jesuits and the World

American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global

John T. McGreevy

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters

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Notre Dame mourns death of Law School student

April 02, 2016Dennis Brown

University of Notre Dame

Mosupatsela Kar V. Moleah, a third-year student at the University of Notre Dame Law School, died early Friday (April 1) in Philadelphia. He was 26.

“My prayers and the prayers of the Notre Dame community are with Kar’s family and friends,” the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., said. “They have our deepest condolences during this tragic time.” Read More

Conference featuring Cardinal John Onaiyekan defends human dignity

March 25, 2016Brett Robinson

Cardinal John Onaiyekan

An interdisciplinary conference featuring a range of scholars including Cardinal John Onaiyekan, archbishop of Abuja, Nigeria, will explore the concept of human dignity against recent philosophical challenges. Read More

Father Jenkins leads University delegation to South America

March 06, 2016Sue Lister

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., will lead a University delegation on a week-long trip to three South American countries in order to strengthen relationships and grow Notre Dame’s presence in academic, Church and government sectors there.

The trip begins Sunday, March 6, in Santiago, Chile, where the delegation will spend three days meeting with government and academic leaders. Highlighting the trip will be audiences with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and with Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati, archbishop of Santiago, who also serves as the great chancellor of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile. He was appointed cardinal by Pope Francis in January 2014. Read More

The Donald vs. the Pope

February 20, 2016Rebecca Corrente

American Studies Associate Professor Kathleen Cummings, Director of the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism, weighs in on comments made by Pope Francis regarding Donald Trump.  See the video here. Read More

Notre Dame’s tuition to increase 3.7 percent

February 20, 2016Dennis Brown

Blue academic seal

Undergraduate tuition and fees at the University of Notre Dame will increase 3.7 percent for the 2016-17 academic year to $49,685. Average room and board rates of $14,358 will bring total student charges to $64,043. Read More

Father Jenkins speaks on respectful disagreement

February 05, 2016Michael O. Garvey

Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., speaks on his role on the Presidential Debate Commission and the place for faith in political life and civil discourse

The “Pizza, Pop and Politics” event was sponsored by Notre Dame’s Center for Social Concerns as a component of ND Votes 16, a nonpartisan campaign of the center and the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy to promote voter education, registration and mobilization and to foster conscientious engagement in political and civic life among students. Read More

Law professor attends White House Colombia meeting, applauds continued US aid

February 05, 2016Shannon Roddel

Douglass Cassel

President Barack Obama is hosting Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos at the White House Thursday (Feb. 4) to discuss U.S. aid in Colombia’s historic peace deal. University of Notre Dame Law Professor Douglass Cassel, who played a crucial role in helping to negotiate the Colombian peace deal, will be in attendance at the White House event, followed by a small dinner with Santos tonight.

“I am gratified that President Obama will announce specific sums of continued U.S. aid to Colombia, and that they will include funds to strengthen the Colombian justice system and to help implement the peace accords. I am also hopeful that, even amid election year politics, the bipartisan tradition of U.S. support for Colombia will be sustained.” Read More