TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (August 15)


For the Week of August 15

Arts and Performances


Theater: “Romeo and Juliet” (NDSF 2022)
The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (NDSF) Professional Company returns with “Romeo and Juliet,” one of Shakespeare’s most popular and iconic tales. The classic story of star-crossed romance still has the power to thrill and move audiences anywhere. This new staging from Chicago-based director Chris Anthony brings NDSF back home to campus. $10-$75.
Tuesday (Preview), Aug. 16; 7:30 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Wednesday (Preview), Aug. 17; 7:30 p.m.
Thursday (Opening Night Performance), Aug. 18; 7:30 p.m. (preceded by the Gala at 6 p.m.)
Friday, Aug. 19; 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 20; 2 and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 21; 2 p.m.
Continuing Tuesday through Sunday, Aug. 23-28

First ND Band March-out of 2022
The Band of the Fighting Irish will kick off its 177th year with a march-out around the ND campus. Beginning outside the Ricci Band Hall, the band plans to march past several ND landmarks including the Hesburgh Library, Clarke Memorial Fountain and Grace Hall. The march-out will conclude at Ricci Family Fields.
Thursday, Aug. 18; 9:15 to 9:30 a.m. outside throughout campus

Merrimans’ Playhouse @ the Snite Museum: AlbaTrio
AlbaTrio is composed of Tommy Lehman on trumpet, Tim Lekan on bass and Anthony Taddeo on drums and percussion. The compositions of the group deal greatly with the various nuances of each instrument all while pushing their role in the context of a jazz trio.
Thursday, Aug. 18; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Loretto and Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard, Snite Museum of Art

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Offices to be Closed
The Finance Division will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, for an all-hands event.
Offices that will be closed include:
Vice President for Finance
Office of Budget and Planning
Office of Financial Planning and Analysis
Controller’s Office
Office of Treasury Services
Procurement Services

Deadlines or Registrations

English Conversation Table
The English Conversation Table is a casual time together where English is practiced with both native and non-native speakers and friends are made in the process. Participants occasionally get together for other activities too. It is free and open to anyone at Notre Dame. Join the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures and contact to be added to the calendar invite! Find the meeting schedule here.
Friday, Aug. 26; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 104, Coleman-Morse Center

Deals and Discounts

Shop Textbook Rentals, School Supplies and Notre Dame Apparel
The Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore staff are here for you. Shop supplies and decor, compare textbook rentals and prices and discover your unique #NDStyle. Sign up for 10 percent off at this link. Plus, get $129 off any Apple AirPods with in-store purchase of an Apple laptop. Welcome back and Go Irish!

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. 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

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.

Building a Better Lit Review
Learn what VOSviewer is, how it works and how you can use it to identify key thinkers and schools of thought in literature.
Tuesday, Aug. 16; 3 to 4 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Classroom Technology Training Drop-In Sessions
The OIT is hosting classroom technology training for instructors. Learn how to log in to classroom computers, control the display in the classroom, show content from your own laptop, use Zoom to record a class, have remote participants join the class via Zoom and control lights and sound in the room. Registration not required.
Drop-in training available on Tuesday through Thursday, Aug. 16-18. Times and locations each day are 10 a.m. to noon in Room 216, DeBartolo Hall, and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 140, DeBartolo Hall.

Canvas Instructor Workshops
Canvas is the new learning management system for Notre Dame. Prior to the fall 2022 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, tips to engage students and much more. 

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.
GLez Training, Tuesday, Aug. 23; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ buyND, Tuesday, Aug. 23; 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

Faith and Service

Faculty/Staff Grief Support Group
If you are a faculty or staff member who has experienced the death of a loved one — a child, parent, spouse, friend, colleague or another — you are welcome to join the grief support group. Meeting monthly, the group is confidential and nondenominational. Sponsored by Faculty and Staff Chaplaincies.
Tuesday, Aug. 16; noon to 1 p.m. in Room 301 (across from the elevator and south stairwell), Coleman-Morse Center

Faculty/Staff Caregivers Support Group
If you are a faculty or staff member who is currently caring for an aging parent, spouse or a child with special needs you are welcome to join the Caregivers Support Group. The group offers the opportunity to connect with others, share information and listen to how others deal with their situation. Sponsored by Faculty/Staff Chaplaincies. Meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month.
Wednesday, Aug. 17; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 301 (across from the elevator and south stairwell), Coleman-Morse Center

Lectures and Presentations

Webinar Series — “Caring for Women and Children: Navigating Medicine, Law and Policy After Dobbs”
The Office of Life and Human Dignity and the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture will host a free, three-part webinar series through the fall. This series will address questions facing women, physicians and policymakers following the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Register here.
First panel discussion: Tuesday, Aug. 16; 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Parking Lot and Road Closures for Student Move-in
Beginning at the end of business on Monday, Aug. 15, four parking lots will be closed to prepare for residence hall move-in. Read about temporary changes to parking and traffic flow.

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Set Your Course Home Page in Canvas
The course home page is the first view your students will see when they enter your course. Posting your personal information, course overview statement and an image will give them a sense of what to expect this semester.

travelND is Getting a Face Lift
On Tuesday,  Sept.  6, you will notice a few changes in travelND/Concur. Changes include home page navigation and expense reporting updates. You will be able to complete reports in a more intuitive, integrated and efficient way. Zoom training demo sessions are available to assist you with transitioning to the new user experience. Visit the Finance Division's Travel Services webpage to view documentation and the training schedule.

Also This Week ...

Two New Dining Options Open on Campus
∙ Flip Kitchen (Offering Freshens smoothies, quesadillas, rice bowls and salads)

Opening Wednesday, Aug. 17, in the LaFortune Student Center at the former Subway location. Its hours will be 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
∙ The Gilded Bean (Offering Starbucks coffee, bagels and bagel sandwiches)
Opening Friday, Aug. 19, in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore. Its hours will be Mondays through Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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.