Faculty Column

Reflections on “Faith Seeking Understanding”

I am not sure when this concept of “faith seeking understanding” entered my life, but I can
testify that reflection on it has proved very fruitful.

John Finnis at Notre Dame through the Eyes of a Frequent Visitor

[Editor’s note: Finnis was made Commander of the Order of the British Empire by King Charles III in January.] As…

Confession of a Rover Agnostic

Dear readers, it was worse than agnosticism. I was more than skeptical about the Irish Rover’s future. I was a…

“Everybody Lies”

A decade ago, the lead character in the self-titled medical drama House regularly dispatched the buzz phrase “Everybody lies,” either…

Against Academic Freedom

My colleague and friend Professor Dan Philpott has written a lengthy essay in these pages defending academic freedom within the…

Faculty Culture Collection

Rover Faculty Advisors recommend books and films every undergraduate student should read and watch

Notre Dame, China, and Standing Up for Human Rights

Notre Dame has had an ambivalent relationship with the People’s Republic of China. Not so long ago, some naïve university…

Let’s Argue

The telos, or end, of a university, what makes it different from a Scout summer camp, Bell Labs, Human Rights…

Overturning Roe v. Wade?

By the end of this academic year, Roe may be gone.

Classical Education: A Beauty Ever Ancient, Ever New

Rover faculty advisor reflects on the founding of new Catholic elementary school in South Bend