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Local students offered new way to learn with help of Notre Dame scholars

November 03, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

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SOUTH BEND The South Bend Community School (SBCSC) will invite parents to attend an annual event on Monday at the Century Center. The magnet fair is a chance for area parents and students to learn more about a unique learning opportunity within the corporation.  Read More

Notre Dame, Downtown South Bend collaborate on Jefferson Street bridge ‘ephemeral garden’

October 31, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

Jefferson Street bridge in South Bend (credit: Nathan Holth)

The University of Notre Dame is working with South Bend officials and residents to design an “ephemeral garden” on the Jefferson Street bridge, a temporary oasis of grassy spaces, plants and pavilions that would let visitors relax and enjoy nature and the beauty of the city. Notre Dame students will participate in an all-day design charrette Saturday (Nov. 1), and will present their ideas from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday (Nov. 2) at a public reception in the Bond Hall gallery at Notre Dame. Read More

Turning research into jobs

October 28, 2014 Categories: Our Stories

Story originally posted in the South Bend Tribune on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 6:00 am | Updated: 10:39 am, Tue Oct 28, 2014.

Notre Dame can play vital role in reviving local economy


When the Rev. John I. Jenkins was inaugurated president of the University of Notre Dame in 2005, he declared that one of his goals was to create “one of the pre-eminent research institutions in the world.”

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