Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Miami

Author: William G. Gilroy

Football Fridays at the Eck

Lectures on big data and on Latinos in television’s new golden age, along with performances by the Band of the Fighting Irish and the Notre Dame Glee Club, are among the attractions for visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against the University of Miami.

Friday (Oct. 28)

  • “Ingenious Exercises: Sports and the Printed Book in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800,” 9 a.m., 102 Hesburgh Library, Rare Books and Special Collections Exhibit, through Dec. 16.
  • Hesburgh Libraries Exhibit: “Native Voices: Native Peoples’ Concepts of Health and Illness,” 9 a.m., Hesburgh Library Entrance Gallery.
  • The Snite Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition titled “Three from the Thirties: Classic Cars from the Heartland,” in the Mestrovic Gallery through Nov. 13.
  • “Should America Promote Democracy in Foreign Lands?” by Victoria Coates, national security adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz, noon, in Carole Sanders Hall, Remick Commons. Sponsored by the Notre Dame International Security Center.
  • The Notre Dame Alumni Association Football Fridays kicks off with its On the Sidelines lecture from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. The lecture, “Fifty Years On and off the Record with Father Hesburgh,” features Robert Schmuhl, Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Chair in American Studies and Journalism and author of the new book “Fifty Years with Father Hesburgh.”
  • The Alumni Association will host Alan Page, former all-American, NFL Hall of Famer and former Minnesota Supreme Court justice, on the ND Live Stage from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., as part of its “Catching Up With…” series.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome, 4:10 p.m. Main Building.
  • The Notre Dame Marching Band steps off from the Main Building at 4:30 p.m.
  • A pep rally takes place at 5:45 p.m. at the Hesburgh Library mall.
  • Women’s volleyball vs. Miami Hurricanes, 7 p.m., Purcell Pavilion.
  • Men’s soccer vs. North Carolina Tarheels, 7 p.m., Alumni Stadium.
  • Men’s hockey vs. UConn Huskies, 7:35 p.m., Compton Family Ice Arena.
  • Notre Dame Glee Club Fall Concert, 8 p.m., Leighton Concert Hall.

Saturday (Oct. 29)

  • “Blessed Frederick Ozanam: Founder of the Society of St. Vincent DePaul and Apostle of Charity,” 10:30 a.m., in the Andrews Auditorium in the lower level of Geddes Hall, with Lawrence Cunningham, O’Brien Chair of Theology emeritus, as part of the McGrath Institute for Church Life’s Saturday with the Saints series.
  • “Not just Flint, MI: Flawed science and loopholes in environmental policy,” 11 a.m., room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Norma Kreilein, class of ’82, as part of the Dooley Society Lecture Series.
  • Bagpipe Band performance, 11:30 a.m. to noon, front steps, Main Building.
  • “Representing Latinos in Television’s New Golden Age,” 12:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art, with Jason Ruiz, associate professor in the Department of American Studies, as part of the College of Arts and Letters’ Saturday Scholars Series.
  • Glee Club Pre-Game Concert, 12:40 p.m., Hesburgh Library Reflecting Pool.
  • “Privacy Déjà vu: The Era of Big Data,” 1 p.m. in room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Fang Liu, Huisking Foundation Inc. Assistant Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, as part of the College of Science’s Science Exploration Series.
  • Player Walk, 1:15 to 1:30 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad.
  • Bagpipe Band performance, 1:15 to 1:30 p.m., Hesburgh Library Quad.
  • From 2 to 2:30 p.m., the Band of the Fighting Irish will perform its Concert on the Steps at Bond Hall.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of the Main Building.
  • Marching Band March Out will take place at 2:40 p.m. from the Main Building Front Steps.
  • Post-game Mass will be celebrated at approximately 7 p.m. at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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