Hesburgh Forum

Since 1986, the Hesburgh Lecture Series has brought a taste of Notre Dame’s academic excellence to alumni and their local communities.  The lectures have perpetuated the example of President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., as a lifelong learner.

Hesburgh Film 

See the movie, stay for the discussion

April 27, 2019

Location: Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport

Hesburgh the film is premiering in Chicago the weekend of April 26-27-28! Be one of the first to see this fantastic film before it opens nation-wide May 3. 
The Notre Dame Club of Chicago is hosting a special opportunity for attendees of the Hesburgh Film premiere on April 27th. 

Between the two Hesburgh showings on April 27, the club will be holding a discussion and reception at Music Box Theatre. The discussion will follow the 2pm showing for a chance to connect and talk about the film’s topics. 

Panel Discussion

Restoring Public Trust in the Government, Judiciary and Media

May 22, 2019

Location: Union League Club of Chicago

Past Guest Speakers


O. Carter Snead – Professor, Law; Concurrent Professor, Political Science; William P. and Hazel B. White Director, Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture


Ken Dye – Director of Bands, Professor of Music

Scott Malpass – Vice President and chief investment officer at Notre Dame

Jim Sullivan – Associate Professor of Economics; Co-Founder of The Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO)


Jenny Scanlon – CEO and President of USG Corporation

Dolly Duffy – Executive Director, Notre Dame Alumni Association