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Library receives record donation

Library receives record donation

| Friday, July 17, 2015

The Hesburgh Libraries received the largest donation in its history, a $10 million gift from the Marilyn & Rudolph M. Navari Charitable Foundation that will be used to further develop the Libraries’ digital services, the University announced in a press release Friday. The donation will fund the renovation of what read more

Former dean Hofman dies at 94

| Sunday, July 12, 2015

Emil T. Hofman, a professor emeritus of chemistry and former dean of the First Year of Studies who was described as “legendary,” died Saturday, according to a University press release. He was 94. “Emil Hofman, a legendary professor who influenced the lives of generations of students at Notre Dame, read more

LGBT alumni react to Supreme Court decision

| Friday, July 3, 2015

Kelly Inman, Saint Mary’s class of ‘92, was at work last Friday morning when a coworker told her the news. The United States Supreme Court had just ruled that, under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution, states had to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Same-sex marriage was, in effect, read more

Alumnus gifts $35 million

Alumnus gifts $35 million

| Thursday, June 4, 2015

Alumnus Richard Corbett has gifted $35 million to the University to endow the head football coach position and to fund the construction of a new building that will house the psychology and anthropology departments, as well as a new media center, according to a Notre Dame press release. Twenty-five read more