The University of Notre Dame rated among the top 20 national universities in the annual college rankings, while Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology finished top of its class for the 22nd straight year.
Since classes resumed Aug. 10, Notre Dame has recorded a steady increase in positive rates among students, mainly seniors living off-campus. As of noon Tuesday, 147 people had tested positive among the 927 tested since Aug. 3.
The Hall of Fame coach retired Wednesday with a resume that includes two national championships in 33 seasons at the school.
The 5-year grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. aims to further advance Indiana’s northwest region as a leader in manufacturing, entrepreneurship, applied analytics and technology.
The magazine’s report also found that at least 65 percent of graduates at Indiana’s top three law schools leave with debt, and that the average debt is greater than $90,000.
The University of Notre Dame’s endowment posted a 12.2 percent annual investment gain.
Although it traditionally has been rare for schools to rescind honorary degrees retroactively, experts say it has become more common in light of the #MeToo movement. More than 20 schools have revoked degrees from Cosby.
The Indianapolis-based NCAA denied Notre Dame's appeal Tuesday, wiping off the books all victories from the Fighting Irish's 2012 national championship game run under coach Brian Kelly.
The university’s $205 million in big gifts was about two-thirds of the $302.9 million in gifts of $1 million or more given by individuals to Indiana not-for-profits in 2017.
While the economic impact for the 2021 All-Star weekend could top $100 million for Indianapolis, the hard costs and soft expenses for the Pacers and city will easily reach eight figures.
Leaders of Division I are moving forward to devise a plan to sell alcohol at its championship events, while Division II honchos are taking a hard pass and Division III is taking a wait-and-see approach.
Central Indiana residents prefer pro football and Indy’s franchise to all other leagues and teams by a wide margin, according to the study. But its author says recent protests by players around the league could put a dent in their popularity.
In the annual study that values college football programs like Wall Street values for-profit companies, Ohio State University leads the pack at $1.5 billion.
Two Fighting Irish games in South Bend are among the nation’s hottest-selling college football tickets heading into the 2017 season, brokers say.
Ara Parseghian, Knute Rockne and Frank Leahy are the only Irish coaches to lead the storied program to more than one national championship. His .836 winning percentage puts him third on Notre Dame’s coaching list.
The university is one of only a few big-time sports schools that still manages its own commercial rights, which generate tens of millions from television and media deals and from companies that want to advertise alongside the Notre Dame brand.
Over the past two years, the IU vs. Notre Dame game has been a big hit at Victory Field. But the Irish pulled out this year, leaving a hole in the lineup.
IU Athletic Director Fred Glass would have good reason to be conflicted about the Hoosiers’ participation in the all-Indiana hoops double-header, which is no doubt a boon for downtown Indianapolis and Butler.