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SMC professors embrace theater

SMC professors embrace theater

| Monday, September 1, 2014

Saint Mary’s professor of history Bill Svelmoe and associate professor of theater Mark Abram-Copenhaver were busy this summer going beyond the classroom to act and direct at the local South Bend community theater. Director of media relations Gwen O’Brien said Svelmoe first began his career in acting once Abram-Copenhaver read more

Local teen donates gear

Local teen donates gear

| Monday, September 1, 2014

When high school junior Anne Marie Wright witnessed the Haiti women’s national soccer team practicing on a South Bend soccer complex without fully functional equipment, she could not rectify the team’s lack of supplies with their status as potential World Cup contenders. “Last summer for July through August, I read more

ND kicks off 2014 season with changes

ND kicks off 2014 season with changes

| Monday, September 1, 2014

Notre Dame students began this year’s football season with ponchos and umbrellas, cheering the Irish to victory in the face of stormy weather and recent game-day changes made by the University. This weekend, Notre Dame not only debuted uniforms from Under Armour and a new turf field, but also read more

Dean assumes VP position

| Monday, September 1, 2014

Notre Dame appointed Gregory P. Crawford, physics professor and dean of the College of Science, to associate provost and vice president, effective July 1, 2015, according to a University press release. “Greg’s passion, creativity, intellect, energy and enthusiasm have taken the College of Science to new heights,” Provost Thomas read more

Library receives Badin Bible

Library receives Badin Bible

| Monday, September 1, 2014

The University recently acquired a Bible belonging to Stephen Badin, the first Catholic priest ordained in the United States and a previous owner of the land that eventually became Notre Dame’s campus. The Bible currently is on display in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in Hesburgh read more