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SMC students stand up to cancer

SMC students stand up to cancer

| Thursday, October 16, 2014

Last week, the Saint Mary’s Stand Up to Cancer club sold T-shirts as a fundraiser for the national organization “Stand Up to Cancer” as the first of many events the club will host throughout the year to reach their fundraising goal. Senior and club president Christie Hutch said the club’s read more

Grad student wins award

| Thursday, October 16, 2014

Abigail Weaver, a chemistry graduate student at Notre Dame, received the 2014 Baxter Young Investigator Award for her work aimed at analyzing and identifying counterfeit drugs. Her winning research project was titled, “New Analytical Tools for Qualitative Pharmaceutical Analysis in Field Settings.” Weaver completed her undergraduate education at Anderson read more

Same-sex couples to receive benefits

| Thursday, October 16, 2014

Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s will extend benefits to all legally married spouses of employees, including same-sex spouses. Notre Dame’s Office of Human Resources sent an e-mail to “benefit-eligible faculty and staff” with the announcement Oct. 9. “On Monday , the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals from read more

SMC dining hall adds to-go option

SMC dining hall adds to-go option

| Wednesday, October 15, 2014

In  an effort to increase convenience for student meals as well as bolster sustainability practices, Saint Mary’s instituted an eco-friendly take-out food option in the dining hall this year. Director of dining services Barry Bowles said students with busy academic schedules, inflexible work hours, or back to back extracurricular activities read more

Congressman promotes pro-life perspective

| Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Rep. Mike McIntyre, D-N.C.,  gave a lecture entitled “A Reflection on the Importance of Faith and Prayer in Shaping National Policies” in Mendoza on Friday as part of ND Right to Life’s Pro-Life Respect Week. McIntyre, a pro-life Democrat and member of the bipartisan congressional pro-life caucus, spoke about his read more

ND campaign raises funds to fight Ebola

ND campaign raises funds to fight Ebola

| Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The ND Unite to Fight Ebola campaign is raising funds to send medical supplies to West Africa, according to Dr. Katherine Taylor, director of operations of the Eck Institute for Global Health. “First of all, our role is compassion,” Taylor said. “When we see this happening somewhere, and the devastating read more