Father Theodore Hesburgh of Notre Dame dies at age 97

Author: Dennis Brown

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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.…

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Lunch with Don Bishop

Author: Kerry Temple, Notre Dame Magazine

[From article originally published in Notre Dame Magazine, Autumn 2014, written by Kerry Temple]

My task is easy. Turn on the recorder, set it on the table and cue Don Bishop ’77 by posing occasional questions. He talks; I eat. As I finish my salad, I notice that Don’s sandwich is still untouched. It is past 1 in the afternoon. I have known Don since he was a young Notre Dame admissions counselor in the late 1970s, but I still feel bad he hasn’t taken a bite.…

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My Summer Under The Golden Dome

Author: Kelly Pacifico

People say that from the first moment you step foot on Notre Dame’s campus, you feel a comforting warmth and heartfelt sense of community. This is the defining moment students speak of, the moment that they indubitably knew they wanted to go to Notre Dame.

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Class of 2018 arrives at Notre Dame

Author: Lesley Stevenson, The Observer

Notre Dame’s incoming class of 2018 comes to campus from the University’s highest-qualified applicant pool and reflects the Office of Undergraduate Admissions’ efforts to extend and personalize its recruitment process, according to Don Bishop, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment.

“The quality of the applicant pool has jumped in the past four years, and we are using numbers less to select the class,” Bishop said. “While we are more selective than ever, we are also more on mission in that selection process.”…

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