The Office of Campus Safety plans to test the ND Alert emergency notification system

Author: Office of Campus Safety

The Office of Campus Safety plans to test the ND Alert emergency notification system on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 1:45 p.m.

According to Mike Seamon, associate vice president for campus safety, during the test, notification messages will be sent to all contact information registered in the ND Alert system. This includes:
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Sue Lister promoted to director of public relations

Author: Dennis Brown

Sue Lister

Sue Lister, associate director of internal communications at the University of Notre Dame, has been promoted to director of public relations.

In her new role, Lister will oversee a team of writers and media specialists to help proactively tell the Notre Dame story. In addition to media relations efforts, Lister’s team manages news on the Notre Dame website and the University’s social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Lister also will assist with crisis and issues communications. Read More

Notre Dame a partner in two manufacturing innovation institutes awarded by President Barack Obama

Author: Sue Ryan

The University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame has been selected as a research partner in both of the advanced manufacturing institutes named Tuesday (Feb. 25) by President Barack Obama to receive government and private sector funding to help revolutionize manufacturing in the United States. Notre Dame is one of only two universities to be named a partner in both institutes.

Chicago’s Digital Lab for Manufacturing and the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) Institute in Canton, Mich., were each awarded $70 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to enhance advanced manufacturing infrastructure and activity in the United States. Read More

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella to deliver 2014 Keeley Vatican Lecture

Author: Monica Caro

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella

Archbishop Salvatore Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization and Titular Archbishop of Vicohabentia, will deliver the 2014 Terrence R. Keeley Vatican Lecture at 5 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 26) in the Hesburgh Center Auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.

Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, Archbishop Fisichella’s lecture, titled “The Role of the Church in Contemporary Society,” is free and open to the public. Read More

Robert Mell

Author: Jane Morrow

Robert E. Mell, 76, died on Monday, Jan. 20. He retired from the maintenance department at Notre Dame. Read More

Notre Dame tuition increase same as previous year’s

Author: Brendan O’Shaughnessy

Blue and gold academic seal

In a letter to parents and guardians of students returning for the next academic year, Notre Dame’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., thanked them for their investment in Notre Dame and the sacrifices they make to pay for “an educational experience that is second to none.” Father Jenkins said the University is honored that parents and guardians have sent their sons and daughters to Notre Dame to learn, discover and grow in their academic, social, emotional and spiritual lives. Read More

University of Notre Dame acquires Léon Krier Library and Archives

Author: Tara O'Leary

Léon Krier

The University of Notre Dame announces the acquisition of the Léon Krier Library and Archives. This monumental acquisition will become part of the University’s permanent research collection and serve as the cornerstone for a research center devoted to the study of classical and traditional architecture and urbanism.

Krier is recognized today as one of the world’s most distinguished architects and urbanists. A leading neo-traditional architect and planner, Krier is best known for the development of Poundbury, the New Urban development outside of Dorchester, U.K. Read More

D. Joy Griffin

Author: Jane Morrow

D. Joy Griffin, 78, died on Friday, Feb. 14. She retired from Notre Dame. Read More

Student-Parent Leadership Conference to celebrate National TRiO Day


12th annual Student-Parent Leadership Conference

Representatives of the University of Notre Dame and the local community will gather Saturday (Feb. 22) for the 12th annual Student-Parent Leadership Conference at Notre Dame in celebration of National TRiO Day.

The conference begins with a college fair and refreshments, with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. in McKenna Hall. Stephen Ponzillo, director of Notre Dame’s TRiO Programs, will welcome participants, followed by comments from State Rep. Dale DeVon and a pre-recorded message from U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly. Read More