University of Notre Dame

Former Rep. Joe McDade Dies at 85

Was cleared of bribery charges in 1996<p>Former Pennsylvania Rep. Joseph M. McDade, who served 18 terms in the House of Representatives, died on Sunday …

Politics

Psychologist to receive Expanded Reason Award for research on neurobiology and morality development

Darcia Narvaez, professor of psychology in the University of Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters and a fellow in the Institute for Educational …

8 Student Design Concepts Aiming to Enhance Quality of Life

A closer look at the winning 2017 Model One Awards projects<p>Model Solutions' annual Model One Awards (MOAs) recognize industrial design students who …

North Carolina State University

Fox Sports VR improves Virtual Suite experience with 360-degree Skycam

Why it matters to you<p>Watching football on a regular TV can get boring alone. Fox Sports VR brings people together around the country to watch the …

Entertainment

Head Start May Offer Next-Generation Benefits, Researchers Say

« Time Runs Low for Home-Visiting Act as Congress Debates State Buy-In | Main<p>A new study now awaiting publication says the benefits of Head Start …

Education

Four area football greats pay tribute to teachers who set their success in motion

Irving-based College Football Playoff Foundation wants to spread the word about the crucial value of teachers and turn the tide that’s led to an …

College Football Playoff

Brain farts: 9 ways your brain can make you feel stupid

WHY DO I FORGET THE REASON I WALKED INTO THE ROOM?<p>This brain fart is so common it even has its own name: the “doorway effect”. Intrigued by this …

The Brain

Notre Dame adds K-9 pair to security police team

The University of Notre Dame has recently hired two new employees who are known to be best in class for their work.Toxi and Skeet, a pair of black …

College & University

Michigan Tolerates Faith-Based Adoption Agencies, the ACLU Sues

The end game is to rid the public sector of religious organizations unless they capitulate to the LGBT agenda.<p>Yesterday the American Civil Liberties …

Conservative View

Free ESPN in Dorm Rooms Gives Comcast Access to Future Customers

For two years, Northwestern University student Ben Pope and his friends have gathered in dorms, connected their laptops to TVs and computer monitors, …

Business

1:01/2:13 Breaststroker Sarah Nicholls Verbally Commits to Fighting Irish

<b>Sarah Nicholls</b>, a senior at Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley, Washington, has made a verbal commitment to the University of Notre Dame …

College & University

In Memoriam: Trustee Emeritus Robert K. Wilmouth

Robert K. Wilmouth, an emeritus member of the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees, died Sept. 14 (Thursday). He was 88.<p>“Bob served on our …

College & University

How Honesty Could Make You Happier

I’ve been keeping an honesty journal for the past several months. With honesty much in the news lately — you might even say honesty is having <i>a cultural moment</i> — I wanted to reflect on my own. My 6-year-old daughter once told me that telling the truth made her feel “gold in her brain.” Could upping …

Health

IRFU says they are open to another showdown with New Zealand

IRFU CEO Philip Browne has revealed Ireland are open to another showdown with New Zealand in Chicago, <i>writes Simon Collings.</i><p>Ireland defeated the All …

News (Ireland)

Notre Dame awards honorary monogram to Condoleezza Rice

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, a 1975 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, recently received an honorary monogram from her alma …

College & University

EDITORIAL: Religious bigotry in the Senate

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Dianne Feinstein is one of the few independent Democratic voices left in the U.S. Senate. She’s a former mayor of San Francisco, and …

Dianne Feinstein

Irish run all over the Eagles in rout

Football has been played at Notre Dame since 1887 and through all the years it is believed the Fighting Irish never had one game in which two …

College Football

Judicial group launches ad campaign against ‘religious litmus tests’

"A nominee's faith should have nothing to do with his or her qualifications to be a federal judge. Period."<p>The Washington-based Judicial Crisis …

Catholicism

Distraction-Free Blackhawks Can Focus Again On Winning

CHICAGO, IL – APRIL 13: A general view of the United Center during pregame festivities of game 1 of the first round of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup …

Ice Hockey

With New Fundraising, 9-Month-Old Bike-Sharing Startup Is Said To Be Worth $200 Million

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this story listed DST Global as an investor in this round. A DST spokesperson later confirmed that it is not a part of the Series B.</i><p>The bright green bikes scattered throughout cities are either the future of transportation or the latest eyebrow-raising bet from …

Startups

Women's Cross Country Takes 10th at National Catholic Invitational

SOUTH BEND, IND. -- Junior Emily Izydorczak led the way once again for the St. Bonaventure women's cross country team in the women's 5K varsity race …

College Basketball

In Memoriam: Trustee Emeritus Terrence J. McGlinn

Terrence J. McGlinn, an emeritus member of the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees, died Sept. 12 (Tuesday). He was 77.<p>“Terry was a beloved …

30+ Stunning College Campuses Across the US

There can be mixed feelings about heading back to school when Fall rolls around, but knowing you're returning to a beautiful university campus definitely eases the blow. Granted, your education depends a lot more on what you're learning inside the buildings than how pretty those buildings are, but …

College & University

Student Says Notre Dame Protected Football Player After Sexual Assault Complaint

A former University of Notre Dame student filed a lawsuit last month alleging school officials urged her to withdraw a sexual assault complaint against an unnamed Fighting Irish football player ahead of his potential transfer to another program.<p>On Thursday, Stacy St. Clair of the <i>Chicago Tribune</i> …

College & University

Senate Panel Backs Judicial Picks Amid Stir Over Religion

The Senate Judiciary Committee approved four of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees on Thursday, amid a stir caused by a recent back-and-forth over the relationship between a nominee’s religious beliefs and her potential performance as a judge.<p>At a hearing last week, the committee heard from …

News (U.S.)

Weird white dwarf pulsar baffles boffins as its pulsating pattern changes over decades

Scientists trying to crack the mystery behind the fastest-pulsating white dwarf have found that its brightness levels change over a timescale of …

Universe

6 books to kick off the 2017 football season

Here are excerpts from six new football-themed books.<p>Surely the most distinctive release among the crop of 2017 football books is “The Art of …

Oregon State University

Largest U.S. university endowment funds pull back on ETF exposure

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The largest U.S. college endowment funds are pulling back their holdings of exchange-traded funds even as they invest more money …

Stock Markets

Study: Attacks on Religious Liberty in America Have Increased by 133 Percent in the Last Five Years

A new report claims attacks on religious liberty in the United States have increased 133 percent in the last five years.<p>The First Liberty Institute, …

Religion

Anthropology: An Audacious Plan // Campus Crossroads // University of Notre Dame

Ian Kuijt<p>In one section of the Lithic Lab in the basement of Flanner Hall, a half-dozen piles of chipped rock litter the floor from students learning …

Education