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Notre Dame endowment returns 19.7 percent for fiscal year 2014

Author: Dennis Brown

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The University of Notre Dame endowment returned 19.7 percent for the year ending June 30, according to Scott Malpass, vice president and chief investment officer.

The endowment pool value grew from $8.3 billion on June 30, 2013, to $9.8 billion on June 30. The University benefited from spending distributions of some $300 million for the fiscal year.

Notre Dame’s longer term results are in the top tier of institutional investors. Over the past 10 years, the Notre Dame endowment achieved an annualized return of 11 percent.

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Campus, Education, and Engineering & Technology

Campus Crossroads Project: Digital Media Center: Cutting-edge technology, traditional University values

Author: Notre Dame News

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At the core of the University of Notre Dame is an aspiration to become a preeminent research university with a distinctive Catholic mission and an unsurpassed undergraduate education. Those values will find expression in the new Digital Media Center, a component of the Campus Crossroads project.

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TEDxUND now accepting applications for 2015 event

Author: Notre Dame News

TEDxUND

TEDxUND2015 organizers at the University of Notre Dame announced Monday (Sept. 22) that they are accepting speaker applications now through Oct. 12 (Sunday) for the 2015 event. TEDxUND will take place on Feb. 27 (Friday) at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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Faith & Service

Campus and Faith & Service

Conference on Archbishop Romero to convene at Notre Dame

Author: Michael O. Garvey

An international conference to explore the significance of the life and martyrdom of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador will be held at the University of Notre Dame Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 25-27, in the Hesburgh Center for International Studies Auditorium.

The International Conference on Archbishop Oscar Romero, sponsored by Latin American/North American Church Concerns (LANACC) and Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute for International Studies, will bring together theologians, social and pastoral workers, journalists, historians and policymakers to discuss the effects of Archbishop Romero’s witness and ministry on their work, the Church and the world.

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Nitesh Chawla

Engineering & Technology

Chawla to receive early career award

The award will be conferred by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Computational Intelligence Society.


Peter Kilpatrick,

Engineering & Technology

Kilpatrick elected chair of GEDC

Global Engineering Deans Council promote ideas, tools, and best practices leading to innovative leadership of engineering education.


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Ira Flatow to lecture Oct. 13

“Science Friday” will be taped at Debartolo Performing Arts Center Oct. 15.

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