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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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  • Theodore Hesburgh a visionary president who transformed Notre Dame

    Theodore Hesburgh a visionary president who transformed Notre Dame
    During his 35-year tenure as University of Notre Dame president, the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh carried through on bold ideas that supporters say reshaped a college known mostly for its football team into a prominent academic institution. The Rev....
  • A tribute to Notre Dame's Father Ted Hesburgh

    A tribute to Notre Dame's Father Ted Hesburgh
    It was October 1965. My friend David White, an Irish Catholic kid from Boston, and I, a black Catholic kid from many places, were having one of those earnest, post-midnight conversations that college kids have — I hope they still do — about...
  • Benedictine University students earn campus honors

    Benedictine University in Lisle recently named students to the fall 2014 dean's list and dean's recognized list. The following full-time students who achieved a 3.5 grade point average or above were named to the dean's list: From Burr Ridge:...
  • New commander set to take over at Naval Station Great Lakes

    New commander set to take over at Naval Station Great Lakes
    A ceremony has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, to install Capt. Jim Hawkins, a Kenosha native and University of Notre Dame graduate, as the new commander at Naval Station Great Lakes. Great Lakes public affairs officer John Sheppard said...
  • Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97; priest turned Notre Dame into academic power

    Theodore Hesburgh dies at 97; priest turned Notre Dame into academic power
    The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents — and legendary football coaches. In 35 years at the helm, he...
  • Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game

    Strong sense of team keeping Andrew Berlin in the game
    Editor's note: This story was originally published May 21, 2012. Andrew Berlin confirmed Friday he is purchasing a small stake in the Chicago Cubs. Berlin owns the Cubs' Class A affiliate in South Bend, Ind., a team formerly known as the Silver Hawks....
  • 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...
  • Exchange yields cultural lessons

    Exchange yields cultural lessons
    St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point recently welcomed three Guatemalan exchange students, according to a press release from Principal Tom Ruiz. Eighth-graders Maria Emilia Pintor Falla and Carlos Bland Miron, and seventh-grader Rigoberto...
  • 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...
  • David DeCoursey, revered leader of Leadership Greater Chicago, dies

    David DeCoursey, revered leader of Leadership Greater Chicago, dies
    David DeCoursey was for 25 years the executive director of Leadership Greater Chicago, which has offered training on civic issues to hundreds of leaders in business, government and nonprofits. "The number of civic leaders who LGC didn't just touch but...