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Notre Dame finalizes agreement to construct hydro facility on St. Joseph River

December 12, 2016

South Bend and Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame and the South Bend Board of Parks have reached an agreement on a 50-year lease that gives the University rights to construct and operate a hydroelectric generation facility on the dam in the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. The agreement was approved Monday (Dec. 12) by the park board’s commissioners. Read More

The new East Quad

October 21, 2016

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New facilities, green spaces help build community within the Notre Dame community. The new East Quad — McCourtney Hall of Molecular Science and Engineering, Dunne and Flaherty residence halls — have opened their doors. Read More

Quinn family provides $5 million gift for Phase II of Innovation Park

August 29, 2016

Innovation Park

The late Thomas Quinn and his wife, Diane, have made a $5 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for the construction of the second phase of Innovation Park.

The Thomas H. and Diane G. Quinn Hall for Innovation and Change will be a 40,000-square-foot, three-level facility located on a 12-acre site immediately south of the Notre Dame campus on Angela Boulevard. Construction is expected to begin late this fall or early winter. Read More

Murdy Family Organ arrives

August 05, 2016

Murdy Family Organ installation

After 10 years of planning, the Murdy Family Organ has reached its permanent home inside the Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Read More

Ricci family’s $5 million gift will support marching band and RecSports

July 26, 2016

The Notre Dame Marching Band performs its pregame Concert on the steps at Bond Hall

Kenn and Pamela Ricci of Willoughby, Ohio, have made a $5 million gift to the University of Notre Dame for a project that will create an outdoor home for the Band of the Fighting Irish and a world-class facility for students participating in RecSports. Read More

Numerous campus construction projects begin on Monday, May 16

May 16, 2016

B2/Library Lot construction
The northeast corner of the B2/Library Parking Lot will be closed Monday, May 16 through Thursday, June 16, in order to improve the condition of the existing lot.

Stadium South Parking Lots
The parking lots south of Notre Dame Stadium will be reconstructed in phases over the next two years to minimize the loss of parking during the upcoming academic year.
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Notre Dame expands its Rome program with purchase of a villa for new student residence

January 27, 2016

Rome Global Gateway villa

The century-old building, quite new by Roman standards, is a city block away from the headquarters of the Notre Dame program at 15 Via Ostilia in Rome’s Rione Celio neighborhood on the slopes of the Caelian Hill. Scheduled for occupancy in the fall of 2017, it will house 100 Notre Dame students and a rector and residence hall staff. Read More