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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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  • Robert Ready, who helped pave roads in southwest suburbs, dies at 89

    Robert Ready, who helped pave roads in southwest suburbs, dies at 89
    As the longtime president of Ready Paving & Construction Co., Robert Ready helped pave many of the roads in Chicago's growing southwest suburbs during the boom years of the 1960s and '70s. With new houses and subdivisions popping up to accommodate waves...
  • 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...
  • He Was An Activist On AIDS, Education, Politics

    David Kovacs was an activist who worked hard to improve his world. A longtime resident of Hartford, he worked behind the scenes to help elect a mayor and a state representative. At New Britain High School, he helped his special-education students with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rhodes Scholars include 6 from Great Lakes area

    Rhodes Scholars include 6 from Great Lakes area
    Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend. The scholars were chosen out of a field of more than 200 U.S. finalists from 86 colleges and universities. The...
  • IIT offers another major architecture award

    IIT offers another major architecture award
    By virtue of its jaw-dropping stock of landmark buildings, Chicago is a global architecture capital. Now it's becoming an architecture awards capital. On Wednesday night, the Illinois Institute of Technology announced the first winners of its new...