John Kouris '96
Erin Clarke '08
Making Healthy Eating Accessible — and Delicious
Alumna uses platform to make healthy eating accessible, affordable, and delicious.
Laura and Steve Brown '95
Building A Catholic Worker Community in Charlottesville
Couple has dedicated themselves to offering affordable housing and a stable community at their Catholic Worker urban homestead in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Tom Lillig '95
What’s Within You
Drive to break barriers motivates alum in nonprofit work to "unleash the potential of the human spirit."
Rudy Monterrosa '01 J.D.
Fighting for Asylum Seekers in the Legal System
Law School alum and adjunct professor practices immigration law and provides pro bono assistance to asylum seekers in Texas.
Jeanette Shakalli ’07
Making Math Education Fun and Accessible in Latin America
"I want people to continue to discover the beauty and the richness of mathematics. And in this way, we can improve math education in Panama and in the world.”
Dorene Dominguez '85
Dreaming to Uplift Underserved Students
Alum uplifts students in under-resourced schools in memory of her late father.
Alex Jones '15
Catholic Meditation? There's an App for That
A team of alums have taken the popular meditation app model and given it a Catholic flavor.
Paul ’80 and Cindy ’81 Stark
Changing the World, One Child at a Time
Husband and wife alums pursue their vocation through fostering and adoption.
ND Alumni Fighting to End the Global Pandemic
Be The Light: Volume 5
Members of the ND family continue to support and serve the ill and vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Laura Kelly Fanucci '03
The Binds That Tie: On Motherhood and Social Distancing
Alumna reflects on motherhood and friendship in the time of coronavirus.
Laura Spiegel '02
Redefining Support for Parents of Children with Chronic Illness
Alumna creates a virtual community for families of children with special health care needs.
ND Family Doing Good During The Pandemic
Be The Light: Volume 4
Forces for Good During The Global Pandemic
Be The Light: Volume 3
More stories of alumni, parents, and friends being forces for good during the global pandemic
More Stories of the ND Family Doing Good
Be The Light: Volume 2
More stories of alumni, parents, and friends rallying to help end the COVID-19 crisis
Adele Bruggeman '13
Fusing Sports and Girls Development In Cape Town
Alumna aims to empower girls through sports in South Africa.
Michael Brennan '84
Providing a Welcome Refuge at the Border
Alum is committing his empty-nest years to serving refugees at the border.
Fabián Sánchez Matus ’15 LLM & Lorena Bazay Dulanto ’15 LLM
Building a Legal Movement for Human Rights
Husband and wife are fighting for human rights in the Mexican legal system
Kitty Ryan ’79, Bob Wegener ’80 & Neal Mongold ’80
Trio of Architects Serves Boston’s Most Vulnerable
Notre Dame alums marry expertise with passion for social justice
Nicole Rodriguez '14
Fighting For Equality On and Off the Field
Alumna fighting for fair pay and conditions with Puerto Rican National Team
Maria Gibbs '17 PhD and Dustin Mix '10, '13 M.S., '13 M.S.
Solving Small-Town Problems With High-Tech
Alums foster entrepreneurship to tackle everyday American problems
Tralynna Scott '06
Serving The Cherokee Nation
Alumna appointed to Cabinet of Cherokee Nation
Scott James '99 MBA
Building Stronger Communities, Saving The World
Alum uses social entrepreneurship to tackle disaster preparedness
Brian Donley '86
Building a More Empathetic Health Care System
A patient-centered and compassionate approach to medicine
Scott Coppa '15 and Paul Anthony '15
Keough Hall Roommates Foster Sustainable Community Development
Using technology and data collection to assist the underserved and marginalized
Jane Lee '09
Helping Immigrants Overcome Obstacles to Health Care
Alumna educates immigrants to improve their access to health care
Mark Price '76
Bringing Hope and Healing in Time of Crisis
Drawing on the experience of his family's loss, he counsels others affected by the opioid crisis
Dr. Mikey Maurer '11
Providing Health Care to Underserved Adolescents
Young alum strives to support uninsured and at-risk students
Mary Meg McCarthy ’80
Helping Immigrants Find Justice
Alumna leads organization that provides legal services
Bonita Bradshaw ’77
With Holistic Approach, Educator Helps Students Thrive
Her school enables underprivileged students to access STEM education
Hudda Ibrahim ’15 M.A.
Immigrant Peacebuilder Creates Dialogue in Her Community
Drawing on her experience, she shows how diversity is a strength