Fighting to Create Economic Opportunity
A degree from a reputable community college has the potential to lift people out of poverty, but 60 percent of community college students drop out before they graduate.
Fighting for Those Touched by Cancer
One of out every three people receiving treatment for cancer also struggle with anxiety and clinical depression. Even when cancer patients survive the disease, they suffer from these psychological conditions at twice the rate of the general population.
Fighting for the Ethical Use of Technology
Addressing ethical questions about the development and use of weapons technology advancements
Fighting For Global Health
In impoverished rural areas, treatable diseases and injuries quickly turn deadly when health care is not easily accessible. Graduate student Andrew Taniguchi hopes to eradicate that worry.
Fighting to Improve Trauma Care
Each year in the United States, trauma accounts for 37 million emergency room visits and is the leading cause of death for people under age 45. Biochemist Frank Castellino’s research may improve their chances of survival.
Fighting to Explore our Universe
The work of Notre Dame astrophysicist Justin Crepp could lead to the discovery of worlds similar to our own and revolutionize our understanding of the universe.
Fighting to Design a Better Home
When Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy ripped through the coastal communities of the United States, they left over 1.5 million homes in ruins.
Fighting for the Ethical Use of Technology
Addressing ethical questions about the development and use of weapons technology advancements.
Fighting to Build Bridges
Senior engineering student Luis Llanos knows firsthand how showing compassion and offering support can give people a brighter future and real hope for a prosperous life.
Fighting for Equal Education
Students' success in math determines their future success in school and in life.
Fighting to Protect the Sick
Researchers develop high-tech paper test cards to determine if medicines are genuine, leading to safer treatment of illness around the world.
Fighting to Cure Prostate Cancer
Hundreds of thousands of lives could be saved thanks in part to the research of Biological Sciences Professor Mark Suckow, who is developing prostate cancer vaccines from an individual’s specific tumors.
Fighting for Our Hometown
EnFocus fellow Andrew Wiand, a graduate of Notre Dame’s ESTEEM master’s program in innovation and entrepreneurship, works to find solutions to real-world problems in the South Bend community that can be applied to other cities seeking urban renewal.
Fighting to Develop Great Leaders
The University of Notre Dame is encouraging and equipping extraordinary undergraduates to have a transformational effect on the Notre Dame community, the Church, and the world.
Fighting to Stop Tuberculosis
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are Fighting to discover compounds and develop drugs to treat neglected diseases that affect billions of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Fighting for a More Generous World
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are taking a leadership role in providing individuals and organizations with the insights and tools to make the world a more generous place.
Fighting for Global Justice
Lawyers from Notre Dame are using technical skills and a principled dedication to the universal common good to fight for human rights around the world.
Fighting The Effects Of Natural Disasters
Professor Joannes Westerink and the University of Notre Dame are using advanced research to help protect populations from hurricanes and other natural disasters.
Fighting to Rebuild Communities
Professor Viva Bartkus and students from Notre Dame’s Business on the Frontlines course are traveling the world to examine commerce’s role in rebuilding war-torn societies.
Fighting to Protect Our Children
Notre Dame dean of science Greg Crawford and his team are working on technology to accurately date the age of pediatric bruises and help prevent child abuse.
Fighting the Effects of Natural Disasters
Advanced Research can Help Protect Humankind from Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters
Fighting to Beat Breast Cancer
Notre Dame Professor Uses Mathematics and Statistics to Transform Breast Cancer Treatment
Fighting for Peace Among Religions
Notre Dame peace scholar Rashied Omar teaches students how the role of religion contributes to the world’s conflicts and their resolutions.
Fighting to Protect Our Players
Notre Dame Professor Chang’s Research Could Change the Impact of a Concussion.
Fighting On and Off the Field
Lindsay Brown and her 2010 National Champion Soccer Teammates Help Educate and Inspire Girls in Nepal.
Fighting to Inspire the Mind and Spirit
Notre Dame Students and Alumni Continue to Solve World Problems in Service of the Common Good.
Fighting for the Future of Medicine
Notre Dame Prepares Students for the Commitment, the Scholarship and the Challenge of a Career in Medicine
Fighting for Breakthroughs in the Treatment of Autism
Notre Dame Committed to Breaking Down Communication Barriers for Children
Fighting for Human Rights
When children were being forced to become child soldiers, Notre Dame fought for their rights and won.
Fighting for Opportunity
Industrial Design Combined with a Commitment to Social Responsibility Can Build a Better World and Transform a Culture
Fighting for Innovative Healthcare
Notre Dame Professor Chang and his team are working to refine the technology in handheld medical diagnostic device for proper diagnosis
Fighting for the Advancement of Medicine
Notre Dame Professor Shahriar Mobashery Searches for a Cure That Could Save the Lives of 20,000 People Yearly
Fighting to Bring Literacy to the World
Two Students Understood the Value of Giving A Book and with Notre Dame’s Help, Better World Books Was Born.
Fighting for Those Who Serve
Notre Dame Engineering Research Works to Improve Blast Resistance on Army Combat Vehicles
Fighting for the Lives of Children
Notre Dame scientists seek to help people who are suffering the most by pursing cures for rare and neglected diseases, like Niemann-Pick Type C that has no cure
Fighting for Sustainable Energy
Notre Dame Professor Peter C. Burns works toward recycling nuclear waste into clean energy to help meet the demands for energy around the globe
Fighting So the Weak May Be Nourished
Notre Dame Bengal Bouts supports Holy Cross missions in Bangladesh, providing funding for food and medicine to those living in sickness and poverty
Fighting to Restore Vision
Professor David Hyde leads researchers in studying adult stem cells from zebrafish to potentially treat humans for problems such as blindness and Alzheimer’s disease
Fighting for Democracy
Notre Dame’s Kellogg Institute brings together scholars and practitioners to address urgent challenges of democracy and human development in countries such as Chile
Fighting for Ethical Leadership
Mendoza College of Business MBA students learn self-awareness and core values that will guide them in being a force for good in the rapidly changing business world
Fighting for Catholic Education
Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education serves under-resourced schools and at-risk children in places like south central Los Angeles where hope is often scarce
We are the Fighting Irish
The University of Notre Dame is a place where people fight for what they believe in; a place where students who want to change the world are taught how to bring hope where miracles are needed
Fighting for the Advancement of Medicine
Notre Dame Professor Shahriar Mobashery moves toward developing an antibiotic to combat MRSA, a complex infection that can impact most anyone
Fighting for a Voice
At Notre Dame, U.S. students learn from international students that every voice can impact, and even determine, the future
Fighting for a Healthy Global Economy
Notre Dame Professor Carolyn Nordstrom goes beyond textbooks to look for solutions to complex socioeconomic and ethical issues
Fighting for Justice
Notre Dame Law School Professor Jimmy Gurulé, an expert in the field of terrorist financing, educates a different kind of lawyer in the classroom
Notre Dame Professor Mary Ann McDowell involves herself in the realities of war by searching for treatment to deadly diseases contracted by U.S. military troops serving overseas
Fighting to Improve Living Standards
Social Venture Plan Competition winner starts a company that provides factory workers in Mexico with innovative low-cost housing made from shipping containers
Fighting for the Environment
Clean air is the focus of Notre Dame scientists working on new technology that uses ionic liquid to absorb carbon dioxide
Fighting for Human Dignity
Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies searches for solutions to complex immigration issues, which affect people on both sides of the border
Fighting for Peace
Peace-building efforts take a non-violent approach in the classroom of Notre Dame Professor John Paul Lederach and in Columbia
Fighting for Our Safety
University of Notre Dame students hope their work on iris recognition technology will improve national safety
Fighting Against the Odds
The University’s Industrial Design Team developed technology that provides blind swimmers with a greater sense of independence and self-confidence
Fighting for Disease Treatment
Notre Dame biologist Father Thomas Streit leads the Haiti Program in its efforts to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis disease by 2020
Fighting to Protect Our Resources
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are working to improve the efficiency of new and existing turbine engines.