Irish in Arizona
Notre Dame's recent projects in the Grand Canyon State
The Fighting Irish football team takes the field in Glendale, Arizona, on New Year's Day.
Yet long before new Coach Marcus Freeman's team knew its bowl destination, Notre Dame faculty and students took to the research field in Arizona. Below are some selected projects that highlight the University's activities in and around Phoenix and Tucson, from searching for life on other planets to grappling with important questions about immigration and the dignity of human life.