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  1. Monogram Winners Finish Chicago Marathon

    Oct 14, 2013, 6:00 PM EST

    On a perfect fall Sunday in the Windy City, more than 40,000 people ran the Chicago Marathon, led by Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto crossing the finish line in a course record time of 2:03:45. Though I was not one of those 40,000, I did enjoy watching part of the marathon from the 26-mile mark. It was…

  2. Catching Up With Ryan Humphrey (’02)

    Oct 9, 2013, 6:28 PM EST

    Former Notre Dame hoops standout Ryan Humphrey (’02) returned to campus today, and it just so happened to be the perfect afternoon to stop by, as the Irish held their annual basketball media day at Purcell Pavilion. The Tulsa, Okla. native was a first round pick in the 2002 NBA Draft, and recently retired from…

  3. Monogram Club Musings: Shamrock Series Edition

    Oct 8, 2013, 1:06 PM EST

    For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame took the spirit and energy of a home football weekend on the road, and once again, the Fighting Irish came through with a win, making it 5-for-5 in Shamrock Series games with a 37-34 victory over Arizona State. Like San Antonio, New York, Washington, and…

  4. Notre Dame vs. Arizona State: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 7, 2013, 2:10 PM EST

    All was quiet at Notre Dame Stadium on Saturday, but 1,000 miles southwest of the House That Rockne Built, it felt like a home game as thousands made the trip for the fifth installment in the Shamrock Series. Here are some of our favorite tweets from Monogram winners who cheered on the Irish during a…

  5. Region 6 Update

    Oct 7, 2013, 12:16 PM EST

    Fellow Monogram Winners, Fall sports are well underway. With the change to the ACC, there are significantly fewer athletic events in our region. However, that should not stop us from participating in various Notre Dame events, such as: There is a great opportunity to help the Men’s Lacrosse team for Playing for Peace: A Day of…

  6. Strong And True: Earning A Monogram

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:33 AM EST

    Throughout the 2013 season, Fighting Irish Digital Media has been releasing a series of Strong and True videos each Thursday afternoon. The latest “webisode” focuses on the Monogram Club’s recent honorary Monogram presentation to Irish head coach Brian Kelly. In case you missed it over the weekend, watch the great video below featuring Coach Kelly…

  7. Region 4 Update

    Monogram Club Updates Fighting Irish Happy Hour! Come join fellow Monogram winners for fun & fellowship at Kieran’s Irish Pub on November 13th from 5PM – 7PM.  This is a great opportunity to touch base with your Monogram Club regional rep, Rick Mulvey and get caught up on all things Irish Athletics.  Appetizers will be…

  8. Region 11 Notre Dame Athletics Schedule

    Oct 2, 2013, 9:45 PM EST

    Region 11 Monogram Winners, As Atlantic Coast Conference and Hockey East play begins, there will be a number of opportunities to catch the Fighting Irish in action in the New England area. Below please find a list of upcoming Notre Dame athletics events in our region. We will be sure to update this information as…

  9. Bridging The Gap Between Legend and Legacy

    Oct 2, 2013, 6:37 PM EST

    From presenting Brian Kelly with an honorary Monogram to hearing from University Vice President and Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick (’76), an action-packed morning kicked off before the sun came up at last week’s Monogram Club Board Meeting. By the time lunch rolled around, some board members may have been ready for a nap on the…

  10. Irish Softball, Wounded Warriors Team Up For A Spectacular Sunday

    Oct 1, 2013, 6:29 PM EST

    On Saturday, Notre Dame lost and it was frustrating. On Sunday, Notre Dame lost—twice—and it was awesome. As I mentioned in this week’s Monogram Club Musings, it can be easy to get wrapped up in what happens on the field at Notre Dame Stadium during the fall. For some, an Irish defeat might as well…

  11. Monogram Club Musings: Oklahoma Edition

    Oct 1, 2013, 12:43 PM EST

    During football season, it might seem easy to define a weekend based on what the Notre Dame Stadium scoreboard reads at about 7 pm on Saturday. By that measure, this past one was a disappointment. But as we all know, it’s about so much more than what happens on the gridiron. For the Monogram Club,…

  12. Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Oct 1, 2013, 8:23 AM EST

    The game didn’t turn out the way any of us had hoped it would, but that didn’t stop it from a beautiful fall weekend on campus. Here are some of the best tweets from Monogram winners before, during, and after the contest between the Fighting Irish and Sooners. [View the story “Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma”…

  13. The Sounds of 1957

    Sep 25, 2013, 9:32 AM EST

    In 1957, the average price of a new home was $12,220, a gallon of gas cost less than a quarter, and Dwight Eisenhower began his second term as President of the United States. Dr. Seuss penned one of the most iconic children’s books of all-time and long before becoming the greatest home run hitter who…

  14. Monogram Club Presents A Pair of Honoraries During Michigan State Weekend

    Sep 24, 2013, 6:52 PM EST

    Twice per year, the Monogram Club hosts a letter jacket ceremony, recognizing student-athletes who have earned their first Monogram while competing for the Fighting Irish. Family members and coaches gather in Club Naimoli. A Monogram winner—someone who not only starred under the Golden Dome, but who has also achieved great success in life after Notre…

  15. Region 4 Update

    Upcoming Events in our Region October 19th – Cross Country – Wisconsin Adidas Invitational – Madison, WI October 25th – Men’s Hockey – Minnesota Duluth – Duluth, MN November 15th – Cross Country – NCAA Great Lakes Regionals – Madison, WI The Monogram Club will sponsor a number of special events throughout the 2013 season.…

  16. Monogram Club Musings: Michigan State Edition

    Sep 24, 2013, 8:54 AM EST

    After two straight away games, the Monogram Club Musings are back with a wrap-up of Michigan State weekend! As is often the case with games involving the Fighting Irish and the Spartans, Saturday was a slugfest, but Notre Dame prevailed, 17-13, thanks in part to Cam McDaniel’s tie-breaking touchdown in the fourth quarter. Without further…

  17. Notre Dame vs. Michigan State: A Monogram Club Twitter Recap

    Sep 23, 2013, 9:42 AM EST

    With the Irish returning to South Bend this past weekend, the Twitter recap returns to our blog! Check out some of the tweets from Monogram winners who were on campus for game day or cheering for old Notre Dame from afar. [View the story “Game Day: Notre Dame vs. Michigan State” on Storify]

  18. Trio of Football Monogram Winners Honored at Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Induction

    Sep 19, 2013, 2:26 PM EST

    On Wednesday evening, three former Notre Dame football stars—Johnny Lattner (’54), Renaldo Wynn (’96) and Pete Bercich (’94)— were among those recognized at the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame’s 17th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner at the Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero, Ill. Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner and former Fenwick High School standout, received the George Connor…

  19. From One Presidency to Another

    Sep 18, 2013, 10:24 AM EST

    It’s only been five months since he passed the gavel to Haley Scott DeMaria (’95, swimming), but past president Dick Nussbaum (’74 & ’77, baseball) is already set to assume a new presidency. With the Midwest League Championship Series wrapping up last week (where the South Bend Silver Hawks were unfortunately swept by Quad Cities),…

  20. The Sounds of 1973

    Sep 17, 2013, 5:46 PM EST

    In 1973, gas cost 40 cents per gallon, Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the famous “Battle of the Sexes,” Secretariat won the Triple Crown, and the Sears Tower opened in Chicago. At Notre Dame, Ara Parseghian led the Fighting Irish football team to an 11-0 season, highlighted by wins over rival (and defending…

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