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ND Guard Jackie Young Is Number 1 Pick In WNBA Draft

22 hours ago
Fighting Irish Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Young said it was a dream come to true to be taken first in the WNBA draft.

The Notre Dame guard, who decided to enter the draft early and skip her senior season, was selected No. 1 by the Las Vegas Aces on Wednesday night.

Baylor Holds Off Notre Dame 82-81 For Women’s Title

Apr 7, 2019
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See "The Great Gatsby" at Notre Dame April 10-14

Apr 3, 2019
University of Notre Dame Department of Film, Television, and Theatre

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For the first time, three bald eagle eggs have been laid at the University of Notre Dame’s Linked Experimental Ecosystem Facility (ND-LEEF) in St. Patrick’s County Park. The first of the three bald eaglets hatched on Tuesday and the second hatch took place just this morning.  The last eaglet is expected to hatch in the coming days. The pair of bald eagles, which claimed the former red-tailed hawk nest in 2015, laid three eggs at the end of February.

Notre Dame Beats Stanford To Get Back To Final Four

Apr 2, 2019
NCAA

CHICAGO (AP) — Trailing by seven after missing too many shots in the first half, Notre Dame saw no reason to be rattled.

 

On April 8 Notre Dame’s IDEA week will be back in town with speakers, contests and events.

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UPDATE:  The South Bend, Indiana, mayor tweeted that his "Pete For America" team's initial report shows he and his supporters "are out-performing expectations at every turn."

He says that in the first quarter of 2019 his donors numbered 158,550.

The average value of each donation was $36.35.

The perecent of the total amount raised that came through contributions under $200 was 64%.

For perspective, another Democratic contender, California Sen. Kamala Harris, says her presidential campaign has raised $12 million this year during the first quarter.

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Norman C. Francis, longtime President of Xavier University of Louisiana, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2019 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre Dame’s 174th University Commencement Ceremony on May 19.
 

Sweet Repeat: Notre Dame Women Beat Texas A&M 87-80 In NCAA Tourney

Mar 30, 2019
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CHICAGO (AP) — Consider this a sweet repeat for Notre Dame.

Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 34 points, Jessica Shepard added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the defending national champion Fighting Irish beat Texas A&M in the Sweet 16 for the second straight year, 87-80 on Saturday.

Sorin's Next Wine Academy Dinner Is April 8th

Mar 29, 2019
Sorin's Wine Academy

Sorin's at the Morris Inn on the campus of the University of Notre Dame is hosting a Wine Academy Dinner on Monday, April 8. The event will feature a wine selection from a winery with Notre Dame connections. The dinner on Monday, April 8th will offer Red Stitch wine. Guests partake in a five-course meal paired with the month's featured vintner. The dinner also includes a presentation from the winery and the meal's executive chef. A reception starts at 6pm and dinner begins at 6:30. Call 574-631-2020 to make reservations. More information is available here.

Notre Dame Idea Week Is April 8-13

Mar 27, 2019
University of Notre Dame Idea Week 2019

The University of Notre Dame is hosting Idea Week April 8-13, along with partnering community organizations and businesses in the South Bend-Elkhart region. The first round of keynote speakers for Idea Week includes Emmy Award-winning Bill Nye the Science Guy and Wired magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly. The annual event celebrates innovation, entrepreneurs and the incubation of new ideas. Idea Week events are open to the public.

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Plaintiffs from the landmark Obergefell v. Hodges U.S. Supreme Court case that established marriage equality spoke to students at Notre Dame’s Law School on Wednesday.

Jim Obergefell the named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case, and Greg Bourke and Michael DeLeon, plaintiffs in a Kentucky case that was rolled into Obergefell’s suit, spoke to a packed room at the Notre Dame Law School.

They discussed their stories, and their experiences at the Supreme Court and at lower courts, and what has happened since.

Sorin's Next Wine Academy Dinner Is March 24th

Mar 15, 2019
Sorin's Wine Academy

Sorin's at the Morris Inn on the campus of the University of Notre Dame is hosting a series of Wine Academy Dinners. The events feature wine selections from wineries with Notre Dame connections.  The event on Sunday, March 24th will offer Gundlach Bundschu wines.  Guests partake in a five-course meal paired with the month's featured vintner. The dinner also includes a presentation from the winery and the meal's executive chef.  A reception starts at 6pm and dinner begins at 6:30. Call 574 -631-2020 to make reservations.  More information is available here.

Notre Dame's President Reacts To Attack In New Zealand

Mar 15, 2019

Notre Dame's President Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., issued the following statement on the shootings at mosques in New Zealand:

“On behalf of the University of Notre Dame, I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the shooting victims in Christchurch, and to their extended family among the Muslim students, faculty and staff here at Notre Dame and in South Bend.

“In this season of Lent, we offer our prayers for our brother and sister believers who were so cruelly murdered in houses of worship of the God of their understanding.

ND gets $20 million donation for residence hall

Mar 7, 2019

   

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A Notre Dame University graduate and his wife have donated $20 million to the school for a men's residence hall.

The money from John and Mollie Baumer is going toward constructing Baumer Hall. The four-story building is expected to open in August.

 The hall will accommodate about 250 students and will include a two-story lounge, reading and study rooms, a chapel and community kitchen. The lower level also will feature space for food sales.

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