Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president of the University of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, a priest of the Congregation of Holy Cross, and one of the nation’s most influential figures in higher education, the Catholic Church, and national and international affairs, died at 11:30 p.m. February 26 at Holy Cross House adjacent to the University. He was 97.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event at the University of Notre Dame is called TEDxUND, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxUND event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
The University of Notre Dame asks "What Would You Fight For?" in this series of stories highlighting the research, scholarly achievements and social initiatives of our faculty and students. Watch for a new two-minute segment during each home Notre Dame football game broadcast on NBC.