Archbishop Borys Gudziak receives 2019 Notre Dame Award

LVIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Catholic Archbishop Borys Gudziak received the 2019 Notre Dame Award on Saturday (June 29) for his work for religious and academic freedom, and for his courageous and visionary leadership of the first Catholic university established in the territory of the former Soviet Union. University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., presented […]

UH Mānoa athletics finishes at No. 68 in Directors’ Cup rankings

With three teams finishing in the Top 5 of their respective NCAA championships, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa athletics department placed at No. 68 in the final Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings with a total of 335 points. “We are very proud of our student-athletes, coaches and support staff for reaching our best […]

University of Maryland, University System of Maryland, and Board of Regents Joint Statement on MSCHE Accreditation Decision– June 28, 2019

Joint Statement by University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents Chair Linda Gooden, USM Chancellor Robert Caret, and University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) President Wallace Loh on the Decision by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education (MSCHE) Regarding the Accreditation Status of UMCP:   MSCHE on June 27, 2019 placed UMCP on […]

International Astronomical Union adopts Hawaiian names for two locally-discovered asteroids

A Hua He Inoa program participants display the Hawaiian names of two asteroids. Hawaiian names for two locally discovered asteroids have been announced. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) recently adopted the Hawaiian names Kamoʻoalewa and Kaʻepaokaʻāwela, which were selected by Hawaiian immersion students during the groundbreaking A Hua He Inoa pilot nomenclature project last year. […]

Hawaiian language teacher in Lahaina comes full circle with help from UH

[embedded content] When Kanoelani Steward attended Lahaina Intermediate School, you weren’t likely to hear students speaking the Hawaiian language around campus. Now, as a teacher at Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Lahaina at Lahaina Intermediate, she’s proud to teach ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi on the campus she once attended. “It’s super important because it’s a part of who […]

Justices Gorsuch and Alito cite ND Law faculty in Supreme Court opinions

Three Notre Dame Law School faculty members were cited in two U.S. Supreme Court cases on Wednesday (June 26). Barry Cushman, the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, was cited by Associate Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion for the court in Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Thomas. Professors Jeffrey Pojanowski and Randy Kozel were cited […]

Website offers insights into the history of the African American Fourth of July experience

The stereotype of the Fourth of July is a culmination of fireworks, food, and friends coming together, but has it always been a celebration of freedom? A recent student research project at Virginia Tech finds that, historically, that’s not always been the case. First-year history students researched seven historical African American newspapers to trace the […]