James Dearie joined NCR as a Bertelsen editorial intern in September 2017 after his graduation from the University of Notre Dame.  He was born in Alabama and grew up in the Midwest and eastern United States, most recently in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the past, he has worked on multiple local political campaigns and been Capitol Hill summer intern.

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Campus Notebook: US women's hockey team full of Boston College players; Faggioli honored

College roundup: Boston College contributes to hockey gold; Massimo Faggioli gets his first U.S. degree; Marian U. and Ivy Tech community college reciprocate; Felician University celebrate black history month with poetry

Campus Notebook: University of Mary 'booming'; misdirected funds at Georgetown

College roundup: Catholic Theological Union and Notre Dame's McGrath Institute for Church Life each get $1 million; Love Saxa misses out on donations; Mess Hall offers on-site learning.

Catholic higher education has consistent, higher outcomes

The landscape of Catholic higher education is changing, but the benefit it offers to students and the world is unmistakable; this was the consensus at this year's Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities annual meeting held in Washington, D.C., Feb. 3-5.

Campus Notebook: Sr. Dorothy Stang remembered; Holy Cross Crusaders remain; officially studying atheism

College roundup: It's a crucial time for the annual remembrance for Notre Dame de Namur Sr. Dorothy Stang; College of Holy Cross will keep its mascot "Crusaders"; Anjan Chakravartty of Notre Dame University named first chair of the Appignani Foundation for the study of atheism at the University of Miami