Irish Memories

The student section. Forging lifelong friendships in your dorm. Late-night prayers at the Grotto.

These experiences and so many others have been shared by generations of Notre Dame students. During Reunion 2015, we sat down with alumni from a wide range of classes—1945 to 2010—to discuss some of our favorite Irish Memories:

Catching Up With Live

Back on campus to celebrate their 50th Reunion, three members of the Class of 1965 sat down for live interviews about their time as students and their fascinating careers after graduation.

John Huarte ’65 discussed the magical 1964 football season, winning the Heisman Trophy, and his leadership of the Arizona Tile Company:


Jim Muller ’65, whose father and son also attended Notre Dame, talked about his career as a cardiologist, his experience founding and guiding an international organization that would eventually win a Nobel Peace Prize, and the steps he took to seek reform within the Catholic Church:


Ed Ojdana ’65 outlined his path from studying aerospace engineering at Notre Dame to founding, opening a Napa Valley vineyard, and producing a wildly successful documentary film:

Reunion 2015: By the Numbers

By Andrew Ellam
Alumni Association Writing Intern

From June 4-7, Notre Dame alumni relived their days as students and reminisced with old friends on campus at Reunion 2015. This year’s Reunion hosted undergraduate, law, and graduate classes that ended in a 5 or a 0; the 50-Year Club; architecture graduates from classes that ended in a 6 or a 1; and all Black Alumni of Notre Dame.

It was a busy weekend on campus, and we have the numbers to prove it: 


Infographic by Kiley Loesch, Alumni Association Designer

The Notre Dame Alumni Association would like to thank everyone who returned to campus for Reunion this year, and we look forward to welcoming back next year’s group at Reunion 2016!