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Notre Dame files formal comment with Department of Homeland Security

Three University of Notre Dame leaders have filed a formal comment on behalf of the University urging the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to withdraw a proposed rule that would make it harder for international students to enroll in U.S. universities. The comment amplifies concerns expressed this week in a...
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Notre Dame enacts two weeks of remote instruction

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today that in-person classes for the University’s nearly 12,000 students are suspended, effective Wednesday, replaced by remote instruction only for the next two weeks because positive rates for the coronavirus continue to climb.
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Notre Dame to file brief in support of Harvard, MIT court motion

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., today announced that the University would in coming days file an amicus curiae brief in support of a court motion by Harvard University and MIT to prevent U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from expelling international students who are enrolled exclusively...
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Notre Dame switches to online after canceling in-person classes

In the face of the continuing threat of the novel coronavirus, and to mitigate its impact on campus, University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today a suspension of all in-person classes on campus beginning Monday, March 23, through at least Monday, April 13.
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Notre Dame suspends spring 2020 programming in Hong Kong

The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday (Nov. 20) that it has suspended spring 2020 programming at three Hong Kong universities because escalating violence poses an unacceptable risk to the 14 Notre Dame students slated to attend classes there.

Judge Sergio Moro's Notre Dame Award acceptance speech

Brief speech of gratitude   São Paulo, October 2, 2017.    I am deeply honored by receiving this distinguished award by the also distinguished University of Notre Dame.   I am touched by Father John Jenkins’ gentle and strong words. Thank you very much.   I must say that I...

Notre Dame Parliament interns safe

Nine University of Notre Dame students serving in internships in the British Parliament are accounted for and safe after an incident Wednesday (March 22) in London.

A look back on 2015

2015 was an eventful year for the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of the many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration, and reflection.

Development bank CEO to address economic challenges in Latin America

L. Enrique García Rodríguez Bolivian economist L. Enrique García Rodríguez, chief executive officer of the CAF Development Bank of Latin America, will deliver a lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12) in the Hesburgh Center auditorium at the University of Notre Dame.

Record number of students named Fulbright finalists

Eighteen University of Notre Dame students have been named Fulbright grant finalists in the 2015-2016 program, the most grantees the University has ever had in the program. Sixteen finalists have accepted the award.

ND-GAIN seeking applications for Corporate Adaptation Prize

The Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index (ND-GAIN) at the University of Notre Dame is accepting applications for the ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Prize, which recognizes projects that have made measurable contributions in creating resilience or adaptation to climate change.

2014: Year in Review

The calendar year 2014 was filled with many notable moments of accomplishment, celebration and reflection at the University of Notre Dame. Here are some of them.