ND in the News http://news.nd.edu/ Notre Dame News gathers and disseminates information that enhances understanding of the University’s academic and research mission and its accomplishments as a Catholic institute of higher learning. en-us Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:02:20 +0000 ND in the News, August 18, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1503014400 Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

The blessing and curse of fundraising for higher education
The Washington Post
Perhaps some other Ivy League universities made your list, like Yale or Columbia, or that basketball juggernaut, Duke, or those Midwestern universities that seem to have tons of loyal alumni, like Notre Dame or Michigan.

Supernova’s messy birth casts doubt on reliability of astronomical yardstick
Nature
“When you’re trying to measure the expansion rate of the Universe to 1%, these subtle differences make you worry that maybe type Ia supernovae are throwing you off,” says Peter Garnavich, an astronomer at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana.

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Faculty

For Science! How does a Solar Eclipse work?
WSBT (video)
"It is pretty rare to get a total eclipse of the Sun in the United States,” said Dr. Peter Garnavich, Chair of the Physics Department at Notre Dame.

The eclipse is almost here...make sure you're watching safely
WNDU (video)
Keith Davis, Director of Notre Dame's Digital Visualization Theater, or planetarium, has some key advice. 

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Campus News

A Pilgrim's Purpose
WNDU (video)
Pat Sarb, Notre Dame graduate and member of the school's 1973 championship team, is one of the dozens of pilgrims walking for a cause.

Father David embarks on Notre Dame Trail to educate hearts and minds
WNDU (video)
With another 33 miles crossed off the map, Notre Dame Trail pilgrims have accomplished more than one-quarter of their journey.

$400M Project Getting Spotlight at Notre Dame
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame Sunday will publicly showcase the new facilities associated with its largest-ever construction project. 

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ND in the News, August 17, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502928000 Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Academics and Research

Is that the truth?
WZZM
Similarly, a Notre Dame study found that we tell about 11 lies a week.

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Catholic Media

Opening the Word: The privilege of Peter
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.

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Campus News

Indiana State Police provides safety, security to Notre Dame Trail
WNDU
The Notre Dame Trail spans over 300 miles throughout 11 counties.

Pilgrims visit historic covered bridge representing community and strength
WNDU (video)
The pilgrimage continues as friends and family of Notre Dame retrace Father Edward Sorin's steps from Vincennes all the way to South Bend.

One of nation's oldest breweries hosts Notre Dame Trail pilgrims
WNDU (video)
After walking and biking a combined 31 miles Wednesday, Notre Dame Trail pilgrims had the evening to relax in downtown Terre Haute.

Campus Crossroads Bringing Nonprofit Opportunities
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame says its $400 million Campus Crossroads project will reap benefits for local nonprofit organizations. 

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Students

Rah, rah, for Notre Dame: Marching Band kicks off the new school year
WSBT (video)
To mark the day, the Notre Dame Marching Band is performing their annual "march-out" on campus.

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ND in the News, August 16, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502841600 Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Catholic Media

How Catholic business schools can do better than Harvard
America
At the undergraduate level, Notre Dame, Villanova, St. Thomas (in St. Paul, Minn.) and several of Jesuit schools, like Santa Clara, Georgetown, Fordham and St. Joseph’s, offer excellent business programs.

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Campus News

Notre Dame Trail pilgrims spend Assumption of Mary with Indiana's only saint
WNDU (video)
The Notre Dame pilgrims still have a long journey ahead of them; however, the group made good headway Tuesday, August 15.

Hope, healing, community along the Notre Dame Trail
Tribune-Star
DeMaria was accompanied by around 30 Notre Dame faculty, staff and alumni who were on Day 2 of a 13-day trek that recreates the journey Notre Dame founder the Rev. Edward Sorin took in 1842.

The Note Dame Trail moves through Vigo County
WTHITV (video)
It's called the Notre Dame Trail.

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Local Community

Notre Dame and South Bend encourage students to stay post-grad
ABC 57 (video)
Notre Dame welcomed its new class of graduate students Tuesday night by introducing them to the university’s partnership with the city.

Grad student tour aims at bridging gap between Notre Dame and South Bend
WSBT (video)
The University of Notre Dame and South Bend are trying to bridge the gap between graduate students and the city they live in.

Health officials say lead problem 'a public health crisis'
WSBT (video)
Students and faculty from the University of Notre Dame and IU South Bend are spending the summer lead testing homes trying to make families more aware of where it's coming from.

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ND in the News, August 15, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502755200 Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

Catholic Media

'Notre Dame Trail' pilgrimage salutes school's spirit, founders and Mary
Catholic News Service , Crux, Our Sunday Visitor
Following a path that begins in Vincennes and weaves north through Terre Haute, Lafayette, Logansport and Plymouth before ending on the Notre Dame campus, the Notre Dame Trail gives Americans the chance to take a pilgrimage in the style of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela Pilgrimage in Spain.

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Campus News

Swimmer walks Notre Dame Trail in honor of teammates killed in bus crash
WNDU (video)
As the Notre Dame Trail wraps up day two, a former swimmer for Notre Dame is beating the odds.

Pilgrims finish first full day of walking the Notre Dame Trail
WNDU (video)
Pilgrims finished the first full day of walking the Notre Dame Trail, walking a 19 mile distance.

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ND in the News, August 14, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502668800 Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

2-Week Re-Enactment Begins of Notre Dame Founder's Journey
Associated Press , U.S. News & World Report, 22+ others
A two-week walk has started re-enacting the journey made across Indiana by the University of Notre Dame's founder nearly 175 years ago.

Take a look at Notre Dame's new locker room
Yahoo , (video)
Notre Dame players have one heck of a locker room to use at Notre Dame Stadium for the next few years.

North Korea nuclear acceleration prompts church intervention
Fox News
“The Vatican has no influence with North Korea, and while I am sure the American Bishops will get a polite hearing from the Trump Administration, on this issue their call for a de-escalation of the rhetoric are likely to fall on deaf ears,” Michael Desch, director of the Notre Dame International Security Center, told Fox News.

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Academics and Research

Indiana Colleges Among Best 'For Your Money'
Inside Indiana Business
40. University of Notre Dame.

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Faculty

LAURA HOLLIS: Socialist failures spur war on Trump
Northwest Indiana Times
Laura Hollis is a University of Notre Dame business and law professor. 

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Campus News

Hikers retrace Notre Dame founder's 300-mile journey to establish school
WSBT (video)
The Notre Dame trail is now open!

Notre Dame recreates historic walk to celebrate anniversary
WVPE (WFYI)
The University of Notre Dame will hold a walk of more than 300 miles this year to replicate the pilgrimage the school’s founders undertook in 1842. 

Notre Dame's renovated stadium is a sight to behold
Indy Star (video)
Notre Dame is nearing completion of its largest construction project in school history.

Notre Dame Trail: 300 mile journey back to campus underway
ABC 57
175 years ago Father Edward Sorin traveled more than 300 miles from Vincennes, in southern Indiana, to Notre Dame.

New Buildings at Notre Dame near completion
WVPE (audio)
The University of Notre Dame is finishing up construction on three new buildings that flank the stadium.

Then to now: Key moments in the history of Notre Dame Stadium
South Bend Tribune
Key moments in the history of Notre Dame Stadium.

Notre Dame hosts public talks about upcoming Great American Eclipse
South Bend Tribune
So, in preparation for the Great American Eclipse taking place August 21, he has been hosting free talks open to the public inside Notre Dame Dame’s Digital Visualization Theater in Jordan Hall of Science.

Gov. Holcomb, Fr. Jenkins help kick off Notre Dame Trail
WNDU (video)
The Notre Dame Trail officially got underway Sunday evening.

First look at Notre Dame's Campus Crossroads project
WNDU (video)
The University of Notre Dame is unveiling its $400 million Campus Crossroads project to the media Friday.

New premium areas offer outdoor terraces, covered seats at Notre Dame Stadium
South Bend Tribune
The renovations at Notre Dame Stadium include 3,000 new premium seats. 

An inside look at the largest building project in Notre Dame history
WSBT (video)
It's the largest building project in Notre Dame history.

Benefits of Notre Dame Stadium video board may go beyond replays
WNDU (video)
After 33 months of work and 3 million man-hours the University of Notre Dame today provided its first public peek at the progress made on the Campus Crossroads project.

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ND in the News, August 11, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502409600 Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

Conservatives say campus speech is under threat. That’s been true for most of history.
The Washington Post
Vice President Pence told this story at Notre Dame’s commencement in May: “Far too many campuses across America have become characterized by speech codes, safe zones, tone policing, administration-sanctioned political correctness, all of which amounts to nothing less than suppression of the freedom of speech. These all-too-common practices are destructive of learning and the pursuit of knowledge, and they are wholly outside the American tradition.”

What Chairman Mao can teach the world about North Korea
CNBC
Commentary by Michael Desch, a professor of political science at Notre Dame and director of the Notre Dame International Security Center.

BURIED IN A GOLD MINE, A PARTICLE ACCELERATOR SEARCHES FOR STELLAR SECRETS
Wired
IN AUGUST 2015, scientists from the University of Notre Dame went west, the disassembled pieces of a particle accelerator secured in the back of their U-haul.

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Catholic Media

Bishop Cantu calls for diplomacy to ease U.S.-North Korea differences
Catholic News Service , America
George A. Lopez, chair emeritus of peace studies at the University of Notre Dame, told Catholic News Service Aug. 10 the interests of both countries can be addressed at the negotiating table.

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Faculty

Notre Dame Appoints Professor of Social Ethics
Inside Indiana Business
The University of Notre Dame has appointed Clemens Sedmak professor of social ethics in the Keough School of Global Affairs.

Google Memo Writer May Also Have Defamation Claims Against The Media
The Federalist
Margot Cleveland has done excellent work, explaining what the press did not find* (in the little research it did) regarding James Damore’s now-infamous discrimination-at-Google memo, and presenting the possible wrongful termination arguments available to him.

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Campus News

'Pilgrims' ready to travel the 320-mile Notre Dame Trail to mark university's founding
South Bend Tribune
He’s ready for the challenge of the Notre Dame Trail, a 320-mile walking and biking journey that will start Sunday in Vincennes, Ind., and finish Aug. 26 at the University of Notre Dame.

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ND in the News, August 10, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502323200 Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

What Trump really needs to do to rein in North Korea
CNBC
Commentary by Mary Ellen O'Connell, the Robert & Marion Short professor of law and research professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Insitute at University of Notre Dame.

How a college grad is devoting his life to supporting 'unsung' campus workers
USA Today
Unsung Heroes’ expansion includes chapters at partner universities, including the University of Notre Dame, University of Maryland, Washington University-St. Louis and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

Eliminating Undergraduates
Inside Higher Ed
Other colleges making substantial changes in the last year for financial reasons include Holy Cross College in Indiana, which agreed in May to sell 75 acres of its land to the University of Notre Dame in order to improve its financial situation.

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International Media

Why keeping secrets can damage your wellbeing
Telegraph
Anita Kelly, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, has spent many years studying the effects.

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Catholic Media

On Abortion, Democrats Dig In
National Catholic Register
Geoffrey Layman, a political science professor at the University of Notre Dame, told the Register that the internal debate within the Democratic Party over abortion is a predictable outcome of a defeat at the polls.

Catholic schools make outreach to Hispanic community a priority
Catholic News Service , Crux
Manuel Fernandez is program manager for the Latino Enrollment Institute, founded at the University of Notre Dame to promote greater Hispanic enrollment in Catholic schools.

Scraps from the Master
Our Sunday Visitor
Timothy P. O’Malley is the director of the Notre Dame Center for Liturgy.

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Faculty

7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Partner in Front of Your Child
Real Simple
“Kids are very sensitive, they’re picking up on what you are saying whether they seem to be listening or not,” says E. Mark Cummings, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame. 

Cyber Security experts warn companies against hackers
WSBT
"They'll send you some sort of demand. Please pay us $100, $1000, it might depend on a particular institution but almost always the goal is to make money,” said Notre Dame Computer Science Professor, Aaron Striegel.

9 Baby Sleep Problems That Aren't Really A Big Deal, So Breathe Easy Mom
Romper
 In an interview with BuzzFeed News, University of Notre Dame psychology professor Darcia F. Narvaez said that since not even adults actually sleep all night long, it's not strange that babies don't either. 

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Campus News

LimeBikes roll into college campuses
WSBT
The University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College and Holy Cross College have signed agreements to partner with LimeBike.

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ND in the News, August 09, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1502236800 Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)

National Media

ANALYST VIEWS-North Korea considers missile strike on Guam
Reuters , Daily Mail
George A. Lopez, former member of the U.N. Panel of Experts created to monitor North Korea sanctions and currently Hesburgh Chair in Peace Studies at Notre Dame University: "Much like (former U.S. secretary of defense Donald) Rumsfeld's 'shock and awe' in Iraq, this is a classic attempt to show resolve. I fear this: if you asked the president which particular weapons create such fire, etc, he would be hard pressed to name them...

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International Media

Live: US and North Korea on brink of war as Trump says America's nuclear arsenal is "more powerful than ever"
Mirror
Expert George A. Lopez said he thinks Trump would be “hard pressed to name” any of the weapons needed to start a war.

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Faculty

If you think Trump is 'intimidating' Mueller, you're wrong
The Hill
The latest addition came from Notre Dame professor Jimmy Gurulé, who said that the recent report of Trump extending his “appreciation and greetings” to Special Counsel Robert Mueller may constitute intimidation of a prosecutor or obstruction of an investigation.

Officials make proposals to deal with Asian Carp problems in the Great Lakes
WSBT
"One thing I'm pretty confident of, if the carp make it into the lake it will have devastating consequences. And it will destroy the livelihood of a lot of people,” said Notre Dame Professor, Dr. Diogo Bolster.

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Campus News

Three South Bend area campuses sign agreements with LimeBike
South Bend Tribune
The LimeBike dockless bike sharing program is now available on the University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's College and Holy Cross College campuses.

LimeBike bike sharing program coming to local campuses
WNDU
LimeBike's dockless bike sharing program is coming to the campuses of Notre Dame, Saint Mary's and Holy Cross.

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ND in the News, July 31, 2017 http://news.nd.edu/ 1501459200 Mon, 31 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 news@nd.edu (Notre Dame News)