Category: University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame mourns the deaths of two students

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., joined with the campus community in mourning the passing of two first-year students who died this morning after being struck…

Notre Dame files formal comment with Department of Homeland Security

Three University of Notre Dame leaders have filed a formal comment on behalf of the University urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would…

Light pollution may increase biting behavior at night in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Artificial light abnormally increases mosquito biting behavior at night in a species that typically prefers to bite people during the day, according to research from the University of Notre Dame…

National Science Foundation awards $1.5M grant to study learning trajectories in physical science

Matt Kloser, the director of the University of Notre Dame’s Center for STEM Education, and Jose-Felipe Martínez of UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies have received a $1.5 million grant from the National…

Notre Dame president expresses concerns over proposed homeland security changes for international students

In a letter to the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., registered his concerns with proposed changes…

Lilly Endowment awards Notre Dame grant to advance student mental health

The University of Notre Dame has been awarded $2.5 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to advance a holistic approach to student mental health that promotes well-being, resilience and restoration for…

Statement on surge in COVID-19 cases

“Due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, the University of Notre Dame is returning to a 10-person limit for any student gatherings, effective immediately. “These are immensely challenging times…

de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture to present 2021 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn

The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture at the University of Notre Dame will present the 2021 Notre Dame Evangelium Vitae Medal to Vicki Thorn, founder of the post-abortion healing…

Father Malloy surveys 175-plus years of Notre Dame

In his newly released book, “Monk’s Notre Dame: People, Places and Events,” Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., offers readers a narrated tour of major University moments…

COVID-19 lockdowns in China, Europe averted tens of thousands of premature deaths related to air pollution, study finds

Lockdowns initiated to curb the spread of the coronavirus in China and Europe at the beginning of the pandemic improved air quality, averting tens of thousands of deaths in regions…