Notre Dame’s football squad is undefeated after five games for the first time in a decade. That’s good news for their opponents: The team is even more of a draw on the road for fans and sponsors.
If there are any negatives for Notre Dame in all this, danged if I can find them.
If college football truly wants to take all the tarnish off its national championship crown, it’s going to have to scrap the bowl system and construct a playoff that includes all the contenders. And even a few pretenders.
The university says the gift from an alumnus will fund three new endowed professorships in adult and all forms of non-embryonic stem cell research, in hopes of accelerating discovery of new treatments for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
After the recession forced a freeze in its professors’ pay, IU’s flagship Bloomington campus boosted faculty salaries roughly 6 percent this year, vaulting its top professors’ pay past Purdue’s professors.
The value of sports brands fluctuates as violently as stock prices during economic upheaval. In Indiana, the IU and Butler basketball brands have risen while the Colts' has taken a hit and the Pacers fight for their place in the sun.
NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that changes to the current BCS format are likely following the 2012-13 season.
College basketball may be one of the biggest benefactors of the soon-to-be ratified National Basketball Association labor settlement.
A college finance professor recently completed a 242-page study that values college football programs like Wall Street stocks. For the first time, the entire ranking is released publicly.
Officials say the school is now the first university without a medical school to raise more than $2 billion in a traditional seven-year capital campaign.
Ten years after adopting its policy, Notre Dame remains the only major U.S. university that forbids license holders such as Adidas AG to put the school logo on any product from China.
Indiana Department of Labor Commissioner Lori Torres said Tuesday that the school will be fined $22,500 for five violations, including failing to properly train Declan Sullivan, the 20-year-old junior film student who died in the Oct. 27 accident.
The University of Notre Dame will install remote-controlled cameras as part of a safety push spurred by an October accident in which a student filmmaker was killed when a lift toppled.
In the last 10 years, Indiana’s major research universities—Indiana and Purdue—have nearly doubled their
science-based research budgets, to a total of $895 million. Yet Indiana’s public universities still run in the middle
of the pack nationally.