All ­­­­the World's a Stage: Summer Shakespeare at Notre Dame

Author: Shannon Rooney

"If you can act Shakespeare, you can act anything." Scott Jackson, Executive Director of Shakespeare at Notre Dame, once said this to Guillermo Alonso ’15, and Alonso took it to heart.


“I've really hung on to those words, and Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival has helped me develop my craft as an actor, as well as nurture my love for classical work,” says Alonso, who graduated with a degree in Film, Television, and Theatre­­­­­­­.

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Notre Dame and Stamps Foundation Expand Partnership, ND Welcomes 11 Stamps Scholars to the Class of 2020

Author: Shannon Rooney


Notre Dame is proud to announce the enrollment of 11 undergraduate Stamps Scholars in the Class of 2020. This cohort of Stamps Scholars marks an expansion of the partnership between Notre Dame and the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation, which began in­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ 2013, with the admission of five Scholars each year since. The prestigious scholarship awards have now doubled to allow twice as many students per year to benefit from this generous support.…

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Special Notice Regarding Delayed October ACT Scoring

Author: Office of Admissions

ACT announced this week that scoring of the ACT Writing Test is taking longer than anticipated due to the introduction of an enhanced design. ACT is working hard to resolve this backlog, but the possibility remains that score results for tests taken on October 24, 2015, may not be available until mid-December. 

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Meet the Notre Dame Class of 2019

Author: Enrollment Division Communications

This fall approximately 2,015 members of Notre Dame’s newest class will be arriving on campus. They were selected from a record pool of 18,157 applicants. Academically, the median incoming first-year student is in the top one percent of the nation in either high school performance and/or on national testing and have exceptional records of leadership and service.

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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.…

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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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Lunch With Don Bishop

Author: Kerry Temple

Don Bishop Nd Mag

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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