University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame Announces Remote Courses For Two Weeks

Aug 19, 2020

Notre Dame says it will move undergraduate classes online for the next two weeks and close public spaces on campus. The announcement follows a spike in COVID-19 cases.

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The University of Notre Dame announced plans on Monday for students to return to campus for the fall 2020 semester. Students have been taking online classes since mid-March due to the pandemic.

Notre Dame officials say they’ve taken the last two months to develop a plan with medical professionals to prevent a COVID-19 outbreak when students return. The plan includes COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and isolation protocols. It also includes plans for social distancing, mask requirements, and increased cleaning.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr spoke to a room of more than 200 Notre Dame law school students and faculty about religious liberty on Friday. He expressed opposition to the rise of secular culture while avoiding any talk of the impeachment inquiry surrounding the president.

Notre Dame To Host 2020 Presidential Debate

Oct 11, 2019

The University of Notre Dame has been selected to host the first presidential debate for the 2020 election. 

Notre Dame President, Rev. John Jenkins, made the announcement this morning after being elected to his fourth 5-year term by the school’s board of trustees.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr is scheduled to speak at Notre Dame Law School on Friday afternoon. A spokesperson for the university says the event is private although it will provide media access. 

Scientists from around the country were in Indianapolis this week to learn more about technological innovations in the state.  The first Indiana National Lab Day hosted federal science and technology leaders and Indiana researchers to highlight quantum science and engineering work being done in the state. 

There’s a new way for Hoosiers to track their health and participate in research at the same time — a mobile app. 

 

A large study of genetics and autism coming to the University of Notre Dame this Saturday is looking for participants.

The City of Gary recently received a more than $27,000 grant to help prevent child lead poisoning. Among other things, the city plans to help educate the parents and healthcare providers of kids with elevated blood lead levels.

John Affleck-Graves, executive vice president of Notre Dame, addresses an audience on Friday at the grant announcement in Elkhart, Indiana.
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The University of Notre Dame announced Friday, April 26, that it was awarded a $42.4 million grant from the Lilly Endowment. They’ll use that money to partner with businesses in the South Bend - Elkhart area that promote workforce and economic growth.

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