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Woman of the Year finalist: Elizabeth Tucker

Elizabeth Tucker didn’t know if she would contribute to Notre Dame’s soccer team. Four years later, she was the Fighting Irish’s most valuable player and had helped a sick child feel like part of the team.

Game face isn't the only face

In an excerpt from the Sports Science Institute’s upcoming book, ‘Mind Body and Sport – Understanding and Supporting Student-Athlete Mental Wellness,’ former Notre Dame offensive lineman Aaron Taylor provides a personal testimonial to the challenges of coping with anxiety and depression.

Coccia leaves a legacy of positive change

From building LGBTQ alliance to serving as student-body president, this Notre Dame fencer graduates this month a champion of social causes.

Getting it done

By Ronnie Ramos Katie Parry, the learning specialist for the San Jose State football team, knows the exact moment the players became really, truly committed to academics. “We beat Navy and we’re flying back and we’re all excited...

Notre Dame excels on the field and in the classroom

By Brian Burnsed Notre Dame is accustomed to being first. The Fighting Irish football team will enter January’s BCS National Championship Game ranked No. 1. The team’s Graduation Success Rate for all its student-athletes is the...

Notre Dame helps middle school girls receive education at NCAA Women’s Final Four

By Kristen Leigh Porter t might have been spring break for Denver-area schools, but the NCAA and Notre Dame women’s basketball team recently helped a group of middle school students receive a once-in-a-lifetime education during...

A conversation with Tim Brown

Tim Brown, the 1987 Heisman Trophy winner, set two single-game, nine single-season and eight career records during his time at Notre Dame and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2009. The nine-time Pro Bowl selection was...


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