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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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  • Waking up from the nightmare

    Waking up from the nightmare
    We are five years out from an earthquake of unspeakable horror in Haiti; at least 200,000 died. The carnage was due not as much to the middling quake, but poverty. Poor construction turned entire city blocks into death traps. The anniversary brought...
  • 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...
  • Warren Buffett's sister gives Northwestern a $101M gift

    Warren Buffett's sister gives Northwestern a $101M gift
    Northwestern University announced Wednesday the largest donation in its history — more than $100 million to boost the field of global studies and fund scholarships for international students. The donation comes from Northwestern alum Roberta...
  • The Rev. Richard McBrien dies at 78; liberal Catholic theologian

    The Rev. Richard McBrien dies at 78; liberal Catholic theologian
    The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashedly liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut after a lengthy illness, according to the...
  • White privilege class opens discussion, locals say

    A college course delving into the realities of white privilege can create opportunities for worthwhile dialogue and understanding, local educators and community leaders believe. In talking about the University of Notre Dame’s new course on the...
  • Notre Dame professor known for liberal stands dies

    Notre Dame professor known for liberal stands dies
    The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theologian known for his unabashed liberal stands on various church teachings and his popular books on Catholicism, died Sunday in his native Connecticut, according to the school. He was 78. The...
  • Hartford Native The Rev. Richard McBrien Dies

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The Rev. Richard McBrien, a University of Notre Dame theology professor known for his popular books on Catholicism and unabashed liberal stands on church teachings, has died. He was 78. Notre Dame spokesman Dennis Brown said...
  • Notre Dame faculty denounce racism in letter to students

    Notre Dame faculty denounce racism in letter to students
    About 150 University of Notre Dame faculty members have signed a letter of support for minority students after comments about blacks were posted on a social media app. The South Bend Tribune reports the letter appeared in Tuesday's edition of the campus...
  • ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records

    ESPN sues Notre Dame over police records
    ESPN has filed a lawsuit against University of Notre Dame, alleging the school is violating Indiana's public record laws by withholding police incident reports about possible campus crimes involving certain student-athletes. The lawsuit filed Jan. 15 on...
  • 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...
  • 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...