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University of Notre Dame

University of Notre Dame
A private Catholic university in Notre Dame, Indiana. The school founded in 1842 had a undergraduate enrollment for the 2009-10 academic year of 11,817 students overall and 8,372 undergraduates.The athletic teams, nicknamed the "Fighting Irish," compete in the Big East Conference in basketball, soccer and baseball. The football team is a BCS independent.

Notable alumni include Regis Philbin, Joe Montana and d astronaut Jim Wetherbee.
A private Catholic university in Notre Dame, Indiana. The school founded in 1842 had a undergraduate enrollment for the 2009-10 academic year of 11,817 students overall and 8,372 undergraduates.The athletic teams, nicknamed the "Fighting Irish," compete in the Big East Conference in basketball, soccer and baseball. The football team is a BCS independent.

Notable alumni include Regis Philbin, Joe Montana and d astronaut Jim Wetherbee.
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  • Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say

    Police escorts for sports teams a 'troubling' privilege, critics say
    Evanston's Central Street was already sluggish on a recent Saturday afternoon when a wailing siren brought traffic on the two-lane road to a halt. An Illinois State Police cruiser sailed up from behind, lights blazing, and led a line of westbound buses...
  • Former New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Dies At 82

    NEW YORK — Former New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, who championed the power of government and liberalism to advance society with eloquence and compassion, died Thursday. He was 82. His death came the same day that his son Andrew was sworn in for his...
  • Former Gov. Bob McDonnell ruminates on career gone awry

    About a month after his corruption conviction, former Gov. Bob McDonnell paid a quiet visit to the home of an old friend. McDonnell and Liz Reiley had seen each other just once since middle school, yet their emotions poured out as he consoled her over...
  • Where are they now: Tommy Rees

    Where are they now: Tommy Rees
    Tommy Rees may be the most successful football player ever to come out of Lake Forest High School. After graduating, Rees played quarterback at the University of Notre Dame, where he helped the Irish reach the 2013 BCS National Championship game, compiled...
  • Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

    Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good
    Once she gets her MBA degree from UC Berkeley in May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor. That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old...
  • Bettis Named A Walter Camp Honoree

    Bettis Walter Camp Honoree Former University of Notre Dame and All-Pro running back Jerome Bettis is the recipient of the Walter Camp Football Foundation's 2014 "Man of the Year" award. Bettis currently is an ESPN analyst. ... Natalie Sheary of West...
  • Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause

     Saving Catholic schools has been Cardinal George's personal cause
    To help tens of thousands of Chicago-area Catholic school students, Cardinal Francis George has gone to Springfield, launched a $350 million fundraising campaign and just last week put the archdiocese's schools in his will. But his 17-year tenure has...
  • What does it take to be black enough?

    I am the great-great-grandson of an American slave, Amanda Gibbs, and the great-grandson of a free black man, Sylvester Wickliff, whose account of his life is among the slave narratives compiled in the 1930s by the WPA Federal Writers' Project. And that's...
  • Carol DeAngelis Kruchko, founder of brain tumor registry

    Carol DeAngelis Kruchko, founder of brain tumor registry
    Carol DeAngelis Kruchko is a self-described "doer." Usually a blur until she can be persuaded to sit down for a conversation, the president and administrator of the Central Brain Tumor Registry of the United States (CBTRUS) is indefatigably dedicated to...
  • How Jane Byrne manhandled Chicago's Democratic machine

    How Jane Byrne manhandled Chicago's Democratic machine
    Margaret Jane Burke, a debutante from a well-to-do Irish family, was the only pre-med student at Barat College, a proper school for young Catholic women on Chicago’s North Shore. Around the coffee machine, Janie Burke regaled classmates with caustic...
  • Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation

    Bernard O'Neill Jr.: Longtime attorney loved family, faith and conversation
    There were few topics Bernard "Bo" Connors O'Neill Jr. couldn't talk about with gusto, whether it was politics, his beloved Notre Dame Fighting Irish football or spinning a yarn for his grandchildren filled with characters with names such as "Filet...