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Year in review: 2016-2017

Year in review: 2016-2017

| Friday, May 19, 2017

June 1, 2016: Jan Cervelli starts first term as College President Cervelli assumed her new role as Saint Mary’s President on June 1 and was officially inaugurated on Nov. 12. At the ceremony, Cervelli said she envisioned Saint Mary’s collaborating with Notre Dame and Holy Cross in the best read more

Four years in review

Four years in review

| Friday, May 19, 2017

Fr. Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97 On Feb. 26, 2015, Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, 15th president of Notre Dame and one of the most influential figures in higher education, died at the age of 97. Friends, family and the Notre Dame community came together to celebrate his life at his read more

Vice President to deliver Commencement address

Vice President to deliver Commencement address

| Friday, May 19, 2017

Past University Commencement speakers have included United States Presidents, television personalities and famous journalists. This year — despite months of speculation on whether or not the University would invite President Donald Trump — Vice President Mike Pence, the former Governor of Indiana, was selected to address the class of 2017 at Sunday’s Commencement ceremony as the read more

Notre Dame salutatorian advises balance

| Friday, May 19, 2017

University class of 2017 salutatorian José Alberto Suárez said he balanced earning a cumulative 4.0 GPA as a computer science and engineering major with his duties as a resident assistant (RA) in Keenan Hall and president of the Student International Business Council (SIBC) by prioritizing what was most important read more