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Faculty Column

Ten Principles of the Spiritual Life

1. “Spirituality” or being “spiritual” means nothing more (but also nothing less) than being animated and guided by the Spirit…

Beloved PLS professor retires after 48 years of service

It might surprise Program of Liberal Studies (PLS) Professor Walter Nicgorski to learn that, despite his impressive background in political…

Love at first sight?

Priest-professor answers your questions on vocation Msgr. Michael Heintz is rector of St. Matthew Cathedral in South Bend, director of…

PLS professor discusses biology, theology, and humanity within the university

THE ROVER recently interviewed Phillip Sloan, professor emeritus in the Program of Liberal Studies, about issues relating to the intersection…

Mr. Notebaert, Ex Corde Ecclesiae, and the future of Notre Dame

Richard C. Notebaert was elected to a three-year term as chair of the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees…

Modern morals: Solomon discusses ethical implications of sperm donation

Earlier this fall, the NEW YORK TIMES ran a story highlighting some unforeseen consequences of the increased use of donated…

Abortion: Is the German model a way forward?

Americans upset with the U.S. Supreme Court’s abortion jurisprudence –ROE V. WADE in particular – would be well advised to…

ND sociologists explores the “dark side” of emerging adulthood

In the following exclusive interview with THE IRISH  ROVER, distinguished Notre Dame sociologist Christian Smith discusses his most recent book,…

How do we reconcile God’s omnipresence with the existence and agency of the Devil and with the presence of sin and evil in general?

A perennial problem in human thinking is the question of good and evil. How can we reconcile the presence of…

Dean Woo reflects on formative experiences, decision to leave ND for Catholic Relief Services

Dean Carolyn Woo of the Mendoza College of Business recently announced her decision to leave Notre Dame and take up…