Notre Dame Research Communications (NDRC) provides strategic support and guidance, as well as execution, for all of Notre Dame’s research communications needs. NDRC’s overarching goal is to enhance the University’s research reputation by showcasing the many research, scholarship, and creative endeavor outputs from Notre Dame’s faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate and undergraduate students.

NDRC works closely with communicators in each College and School, as well as with the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, to ensure that researchers’ communications needs are fully met by the most appropriate team.

NDRC has a full suite of communications services that are available, which include, but are not limited, to:

  • advertising;
  • branding;
  • events;
  • marketing;
  • newsletters;
  • photography;
  • print materials;
  • promotional items;
  • social media;
  • storytelling;
  • videos; and
  • websites.

Grant and Endowment Funded Communications Support

On an as-needed basis, NDRC can provide bespoke communications support to major grants from across the University, or to NDR units with an endowment. For questions about this service, please contact the Director of Research Communications

Available Information Materials

Advisers, faculty members, unit and facility leadership, directors of undergraduate studies, department administrators, and other Notre Dame partners can request communications materials produced by NDRC by completing the linked form.

Internship Program

NDRC runs a comprehensive internship program throughout the year for undergraduate students who are interested in learning more about research communications and developing communications skills in the areas listed above. To find open positions, please visit or contact the Director of Research Communications for more details.

Meet the Team

  1. Brett Beasley

    Writer and Editorial Program Manager

  2. Christina L. Clark

    Communications Specialist

  3. Joanne D. Fahey

    Director of Communications

  4. Kristen Garvin-Podell

    Events Program Manager

  5. Christine Grashorn

    Communications Specialist

  6. Angie Hubert

    Videography and Photography Program Manager

  7. Michael P. Hughes

    Designer and Digital Engagement Program Manager

  8. Martha Reilly

    Web & Social Media Program Manager

Need More Information?

For more information on any of NDR's research communications services, please email the NDRC Team at To view the latest research news at Notre Dame, visit