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Notre Dame to Renovate Hesburgh Library

December 02, 2014

Library renovation - Level 1 north view

In the wake of the 50th anniversary of the University of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Library, the University will begin an interior renovation of the iconic building later this month.

Named in honor of President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the Hesburgh Library is the flagship for Notre Dame’s library system, collectively called the Hesburgh Libraries. Grand in both vision and scale, the building is more than 440,000 square feet, stands 14 stories tall and is believed to have been the largest collegiate library of its day. Read More

Campus Crossroads: A state-of-the-art facility for music

November 04, 2014

Campus Crossroads rehearsal hall

Among the most noticeable features of the Campus Crossroads Project’s design to enhance and harmonize the University of Notre Dame’s academic, athletic and student life programs will be the South Building, a six-level structure connected to the south side of Notre Dame Stadium, on which work will begin in November 2015. Read More

Groundbreaking ceremony held at Ignition Park site of Notre Dame Turbomachinery Facility

October 14, 2014

John Affleck-Graves, middle, sits with Mayor Pete Buttigieg, second from right, at the ND Turbomachinery Facility groundbreaking ceremony

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday (Oct. 15) for two multitenant office buildings at South Bend’s Ignition Park, which will include space for the University of Notre Dame’s new Turbomachinery Facility. Read More

Groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate $35 million gift from McCourtneys for research facility

October 03, 2014

McCourtney Hall, west elevation

The University of Notre Dame will celebrate the generosity of alumnus Ted H. McCourtney and his wife, Tracy, in a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday (Oct. 4) for a world-class research facility to be named in their honor.

McCourtney Hall, to be located on the east side of the Notre Dame campus near Hesburgh Library, will be a 220,000-square-foot building underwritten by a $35 million gift from the McCourtneys. Read More

Campus Crossroads Project Anthropology: An Audacious Plan

September 16, 2014

 

In one section of the Lithic Lab in the basement of Flanner Hall, a half-dozen piles of chipped rock litter the floor from students learning to make obsidian tools from the Neanderthal Age. In another area, students study life during the Irish Famine through examination of pottery, coins and clay pipes unearthed last summer beside an abandoned home on an Irish island.

This lab space is the fourth that archaeologist Ian Kuijt has used in 14 years at Notre Dame – and the first in the same building as his sixth-floor office. Read More

Campus Crossroads construction to begin in November

August 28, 2014

 

Construction on Campus Crossroads, a $400 million project that will use the University of Notre Dame’s iconic football stadium as a hub for new facilities supporting academic and student life initiatives, will begin in November, after the final home game of the season. Read More

Biggest Notre Dame project ever a 'crossroads' of academics, student life and athletics

January 29, 2014

Campus Crossroads Project

The University of Notre Dame announced Wednesday (Jan. 29) the largest building project in its 172-year history, integrating the academy, student life and athletics with the construction of more than 750,000 square feet in three new buildings attached to the west, east and south sides of the University’s iconic football stadium, at a projected cost of $400 million. Read More