News and Announcements

Waldo Mikels-Carrasco: Supporting the United Way

October 24, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

What are the forces that keep people in poverty?

BY CAROL C. BRADLEY, NDWorks

Waldo Mikels-Carrasco hadn’t been involved with the United Way until he was called in to provide information to the agency on health disparities in St. Joseph County. 

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“They wanted to know what they could be funding in health,” he says. “I was impressed that the United Way was asking the question, and that they took the information and did something with it.” Read More

Live United, a United Way-ACC partnership

October 24, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

Lacrosse player mentors 6-year-old cancer patient

BY GENE STOWE, FOR NDWORKS

When the Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team was paired with Bobby Russell last fall as part of Fighting Irish Fight for Life, a Student Welfare & Development program, midfield player Katherine McManus was immediately drawn to the 6-year-old who had been undergoing cancer treatments since he was 2. Read More

Campus Crossroads: Economic development: Solid impact

October 07, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

Campus Crossroads: Economic development

The recent financial crisis truly hit the Michiana construction industry in late 2009 after the completion of major projects at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center and Cook Nuclear Plant.

Area demand became so soft that the local unions stopped taking on new apprentices while their members struggled to find enough work, said Mike Compton, the business manager of IBEW Local 153, the region’s electrical workers’ union.

But there was one place the cranes and backhoes never stopped: the University of Notre Dame. And now with the $400 million Campus Crossroads Project, construction is ramping up. Read More


Events

Fri Nov 7, 2014

"The Homestretch" A documentary about youth homelessness

Fri Nov 7, 2014
7:00PM
- 9:00PM

Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

In partnership with the University of Notre Dame, The Youth Service Bureau of St. Joseph County is creating awareness events about youth homelessness focused around a documentary film called “The Homestretch”.  This film highlights the story of three homeless teenagers in Chicago. It shines light on the reasons young people can become homeless, the dangers they face on the streets, the daily struggle for survival and the resiliency that can lead them to a better life. …

Sun Nov 16, 2014

Snite Museum of Art Presents Masters of Nineteenth-Century Lithography

All Day

Snite Museum

Rock-Paper . . . Lithographs from the Permanent Collection, Part I

On view through November 16, 2014

NOTRE DAME, IN—The Snite Museum of Art continues its celebration of printmaking with a focus exhibition of ten lithographs, many of them new acquisitions or never before displayed, with the presentation ofRock-Paper . . . . Lithographs from the Permanent Collection

Open to the Public

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