Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

Author: Dennis Brown

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 26) at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97. Read More

New Notre Dame paper focuses on degree centrality in networks

Author: William G. Gilroy

Social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter play an increasingly central role in our lives. Centrality is also an important concept in the theory of social networks. Centrality of an individual, called a “node” in network theory, measures its relative importance within a network. In a recent paper published in Scientific Reports, a Nature publication, Notre Dame researchers study the problem of dynamics and evolution of a node’s centrality. Read More

University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries launch CurateND

Author: Tara O'Leary

Notre Dame and the Hesburgh Libraries announce the launch of CurateND, a multifaceted research repository and portal designed to manage and preserve Notre Dame research and associated data so that it can be globally discovered, accessed and shared. Read More

Notre Dame hosts business students from top-ranked Chinese university

Author: Amanda Skofstad

Notre Dame expanded its reach in global education with the arrival of 35 students from Tsinghua University, a top-ranked school located in Beijing. The students, who arrived on campus Jan. 24, are taking part in an intensive two-week program offered by the Mendoza College of Business in coordination with Notre Dame International, gaining insights into American business practices and capitalism. Read More

Notre Dame-based radio interview and discussion program to air on WVPE

Author: William G. Gilroy

An interview and discussion radio program based at Notre Dame will air on WVPE-HD beginning Sunday, Feb. 1. The program, titled “Vantage Point,” is hosted by Agustín Fuentes, professor and chair of the University’s Department of Anthropology, and offers the insights of academic experts on issues related to politics, religion, history, culture, society and the arts. Read More

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