TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (August 1)


For the Week of August 1

Arts and Performances


ANDkids World Film Festival
Showcasing the best in international cinema for young audiences, ANDkids World Film Festival invites film enthusiasts of all ages to immerse themselves in the amazing stories that spring from the imaginations of some of today’s most creative filmmakers. Free but ticketed.
Tuesday, Aug. 2, through Thursday, Aug. 4; times vary in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Animated Short Films Program (2022)
Dive into exciting adventures and vibrant colors with this joyful collection of award-winning and audience-favorite animated short films. These films tell big stories about creatures both great and small and will take you on a trip around the world with stop-motion, hand-drawn and other amazing animation techniques. Free but ticketed.
Tuesday, Aug. 2; 1 to 2 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Wolfwalkers” (2020)
In a time of superstition and magic, a young apprentice hunter journeys to Ireland with her father to wipe out the last wolf pack. While exploring the forbidden lands outside the city walls, she befriends Mebh, a member of a mysterious tribe rumored to have the ability to transform into wolves by night.
Free but ticketed.
Tuesday, Aug. 2; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Encanto” (2021)
The magic of the encanto has blessed every child in the Madrigal family with a unique gift — every child except Mirabel, that is. However, she soon may be the Madrigals’ last hope after she discovers that the magic surrounding the encanto is now in danger. Free but ticketed.
Tuesday, Aug. 2; 7 to 8:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Foley Workshop
Young film enthusiasts are invited to join Kevin Krizmanich, the Browning Cinema’s tech guru, accomplished musician and recording artist, as he guides you through the work of Foley artists, film industry professionals whose job is to create sound for your favorite movies. Learn how to make a bird chirp, a car rev and a dinosaur roar! Free but ticketed.
Wednesday, Aug. 3; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Thursday, Aug. 4; 11 a.m.

Live-Action Short Films Program (2022)
See the world through the eyes of the kids featured in this program of award-winning and audience-favorite short live-action films from Children’s Film Festival Seattle. The young people in these films go on their own adventures, discover how to be true to themselves and learn to face their fears! Free but ticketed.
Wednesday, Aug. 3; 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“John Lewis: Good Trouble” (2020)
Using interviews and rare archival footage, this documentary profiles John Robert Lewis’ 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform and immigration. Free but ticketed.
Wednesday, Aug. 3; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Earwig and the Witch” (2022)
Growing up in an orphanage, Earwig has no idea that her mother had magical powers. Her life changes drastically when she is forced to live with a selfish witch. As the headstrong young girl sets out to uncover the secrets of her new guardian, she discovers a mysterious song that may be the key to finding the family she has always wanted. Free but ticketed.
Wednesday, Aug. 3; 7 to 8:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Zero Gravity” (2021)
“Zero Gravity” is a powerful and inspirational story that follows a diverse group of middle school students as they compete in a nationwide competition to code satellites aboard the International Space Station. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Aug. 4; 1 to 2:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Raya and the Last Dragon” (2021)
“Raya and the Last Dragon” travels to the fantasy world of Kumandra, where humans and dragons lived together in harmony long ago. When an evil force threatened the land, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity. Now, 500 years later, that same evil has returned and it’s up to Raya to track down the last dragon to help her defeat it. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Aug. 4; 4 to 5:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Marona’s Fantastic Tale” (2020)
Delivered alongside dazzlingly colorful, sweeping designs produced in part by acclaimed artist Brecht Evens, “Marona’s Fantastic Tale” is a life-affirming tale told with the patient, boundless love of a dog, and reminds us that happiness is a small thing. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Aug. 4; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Deadlines or Registrations

Mammograms on Campus
This preventive offering is available annually at no cost to female Notre Dame faculty, staff and spouses enrolled in a University medical plan (Anthem), beginning at age 40. To schedule an appointment, call 574-335-4500 or toll-free 1-888-455-4450.
Thursday, Aug. 18; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gate D (Lou Holtz Gate), Notre Dame Stadium

Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance abuse issues. You will learn risk factors and warning signs for mental and addiction concerns and ways to help someone. Register through
Thursday, Aug. 25; 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room B02, McKenna Hall

Deals and Discounts

Presenting Series Tickets Are Now Available for Purchase
Tickets are on sale now for the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s Presenting Series featuring internationally acclaimed artists. Faculty, staff and students receive discounted tickets with the ND.EDU email address affiliated with their DPAC account. Browse the season and secure your favorite seats before they’re gone!

Weight Watchers Promotion
Kick-start a weight-loss journey that’s all you with the PersonalPoints Program from the University’s wellness partner, WW. Get the guidance and motivation you need to stay on track with a plan that’s unique to your body and goals. Let’s do this! Join WW by Wednesday, Aug. 31, for as low as $8.48 per month — 50 percent off the retail price — and get a $25 WW Shop credit to help you start your wellness journey, plus free shipping on your order.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Summus Master Classes — August Series: Self-Care at Work
Summus launches a new Master Class series, “Self-Care at Work.” In August, Samantha Gambino, clinical psychologist and wellness expert, will educate participants about the mind-body connection, the importance of slowing down and how to set healthy boundaries at work. Activate your Summus account. RSVP here.
Monday, Aug. 1; 1 to 1:30 p.m. virtually
Monday, Aug. 8; 1 to 1:30 p.m. (Setting Healthy Boundaries)

Canvas Instructor Workshops in August
Canvas is the new learning management system for Notre Dame. In the two weeks prior to the fall semester, there will be several opportunities for faculty to join quick, virtual sessions to learn more about this dynamic system. Individual sessions will cover basics, gradebook setup, engaging students and much more. Free. Registration required to attend. Details will be sent once the registration form is completed.
Tuesday, Aug. 9; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. virtually

Technology Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge. Check the class description in Endeavor for the method of delivery of each class.
∙ AiM Work Request Training, Wednesday, Aug. 3; 10 to 11 a.m.
travelND Training, Tuesday, Aug. 16; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to endeavor.nd.eduQuestions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Health and Recreation

Check out the newest StoryWalk in Michiana! The Snite Museum of Art has partnered with the St. Joseph County Public Library to bring this exciting national project to the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park. StoryWalk combines experiencing nature with reading together as a family.
Daily through Friday, Sept. 30; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

Lectures and Presentations

Panel Discussion or Webinar — “Never Forget: Religion Beyond Sex and Violence?”
This August — just over two decades since the Sept. 11 terror attacks and the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston sex abuse scandal — a group of academics, journalists and faith leaders will visit campus. Join the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion to hear its insights on religion’s roles in preserving memories of past violence as well as memories of healing. Free and open to the public. Learn more and register.
Wednesday, Aug. 3; 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls, and via Zoom Webinar

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Make Sure You’re Using the Right Course Site in Canvas
If you’ve had the LMS Transition team assist you by transferring your content out of Sakai and into Canvas, your old content will be placed in an inactive course site with the prefix of “migrated.” Be sure you are using your official SU22 or FA22 course site so your students have access when you publish.

Also This Week ...

Notre Dame Moves to Cashless Retail
In an effort to maintain a healthy and more efficient campus, the University has transitioned to a cashless retail environment beginning today, Monday, Aug. 1. The change includes transactions at food service locations, dining halls, concession stands and St. Michael’s Laundry. Read the news release and refer to frequently asked questions.

Keep up to date on new hires and colleagues celebrating service anniversaries. Obituaries and memorial information may be found at In Memory. Please contact askHR at 631-5900 to submit obituary and memorial updates.