TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (Feb. 10)

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TheWeek@ND

For the Week of February 10


Arts and Performances

Films:

“Hang ’Em High” (1968) 
Jed Cooper (Clint Eastwood) is falsely accused of theft but survives his lynching in 1880s Oklahoma. Cut down from the tree by a federal marshal and subsequently acquitted by a judge, Cooper himself becomes a marshal who walks the line between lawman and vigilante – seeking revenge on those who attempted to hang him high. Students: free. Faculty/Staff: $6.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center 

“42nd Street: The Musical” (2019) 
42nd Street is the Broadway song and dance musical extravaganza. Originally directed and choreographed by American star of stage and screen Gower Champion, this revival of the Tony and Olivier award-winning show comes to the Browning Cinema from the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. With the show’s largest-ever staging, this is a musical like no other. Students: free. Faculty/Staff: $18.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Oscar-Nominated Animated Short Films (2020) 
Come to the Browning Cinema to see all the films nominated for this year’s Best Animated Short Film Academy Award alongside some other instant classic animated shorts. Students: $4. Faculty/Staff: $6.
Friday, Feb. 14; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Feb. 15; 9:30 p.m.
 

Oscar-Nominated Live Action Short Films (2020) 
See all the films nominated for this year’s Best Live Action Short Film Academy Award. Students: $4. Faculty/Staff: $6.
Friday, Feb. 14; 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Feb. 15; 6:30 p.m.

Met Opera: Live in HD presents “Akhnaten” (Glass) 
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. Director Phelim McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts in her Met debut. Students: $16. Faculty/Staff: $23.
Saturday, Feb. 15; 1 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Oscar-Nominated Documentary Short Films (2020) 
See all the films nominated for this year’s Best Documentary Short Film Academy Award. Students: $4. Faculty/Staff: $6.
Sunday, Feb. 16; 3 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“The Last Unicorn” (1982) 
In this animated musical, the villainous King Haggard (Christopher Lee) plots to destroy all the world’s unicorns. When a young unicorn (Mia Farrow) learns that she’s in danger and that she may soon be the last of her kind, she enlists the help of a gentle, albeit clumsy, sorcerer to help her defeat the king and save the unicorns from extinction. $1 tickets.
Sunday, Feb. 16; noon in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Performances:

JPW Band Concert 
Notre Dame’s Concert Bands — the Symphonic Winds and the Symphonic Band — will perform.  Highlights of the concert will include selections by John Philip Sousa, John Williams and James Curnow, and solos featuring juniors Tim Cantway and Andrew Peterson. Free.
Friday, Feb. 14; 6 to 7 p.m. in the Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall

Trike Theatre presents “A Year with Frog and Toad” 
Great friends — the cheerful Frog and sometimes grumpy Toad — have an adventure for each season of the year. In this charming musical, they celebrate the yearlong what makes each of them unique and their friendship so special. Best for all ages. 60 minutes. No intermission. ASL interpretation at 2 p.m. performance. $10 tickets.
Saturday, Feb. 15; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

JPW Jazz Bands Concert 
Notre Dame’s New Orleans Brass Band and Jazz Band 1 will perform. The program includes the music of Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Count Basie and both new and old New Orleans favorites. Free.
Saturday, Feb. 15; 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ricci Band Rehearsal Hall

DMA Organ Recital, Heejin Kim 
Sacred Music DMA organ student, Heejin Kim, will perform her final degree recital on the magnificent Fritts Organ in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall. She will play “Motet Intabulations” by Heinrich Scheidemann (ca. 1595-1663). Free but ticketed.
Saturday, Feb. 15; 7 p.m. in the Reyes Organ and Choral Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Stand-up Comedy Show: “Alien in the Basilica”
World premiere event! Najmeddine Harrabi (“Naj”) 19, returns to perform a new stand-up comedy special highlighting Naj’s experiences as an immigrant from Tunisia living in the US. All proceeds benefit Education Bridge, supporting a school started by ND alumnus Majak Anyieth (’18) in South Sudan. Tickets $15; students $5.
Sunday, Feb. 16; 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall


Athletics and Sporting Events

All Athletics’ schedules

Notre Dame Men’s Boxing Tournament, the 90th Annual Bengal Bouts
This is the largest amateur college boxing tournament in the world — more than 100 young men compete. In addition to learning how to box, each student is required to fundraise a minimum of $500, which supports childhood education via Holy Cross Missions in rural Bangladesh. Last year, the tournament raised $146,000. This year the goal is $200,000. Tikets for an all-session pass are $20 from a boxer or buy online or in-person at Murnane Family Ticket Office: $30.
Tournament dates:
Prelims: Thursday, Feb. 13; 7 p.m. in the Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center
Quarterfinals: Monday, Feb. 17; 7 p.m. in the Dahkne Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
Semifinals: Monday, Feb. 24; 7 p.m. in the Dahkne Ballroom
Finals: Saturday, Feb. 29; 7 p.m. in the Purcell Pavilion


Awards and Competitions

Love Data Week 2020 — Data Haiku Contest
Write a haiku about data! Your haiku must be related to data in some way (e.g., research data management, processing, sharing, preservation, reuse, etc.). Submissions are due by noon Wednesday, Feb. 12. Find guidelines and submission information at library.nd.edu/event/love-data-week-2020-data-haiku-contest.

Awards Season
Nominations are being accepted through Monday, Feb. 24, for the Joyce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising, and the awards presented at the annual President’s Dinner for faculty — including a new award for academic support of student-athletes. Visit provost.nd.edu/awards.

Search For A Star
Come support Riley Children’s Hospital and Saint Mary’s Dance Marathon (SMCDM) at this year’s Search For A Star talent show! At Search For A Star, students will showcase their talents and “compete” for the chance to perform at SMCDM on Saturday, April 4. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the children and families at Riley Children’s Hospital! Cost: $5.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Washington Hall   


Deadlines or Registrations

Application Closing: Community Impact Grants 
The Center for Social Concerns seeks to advance its mission by awarding Community Impact Grants to Notre Dame faculty, students, staff and community partners for community-engaged research, teaching and learning that enact the values of Catholic social tradition. The deadline to apply is 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10.

Re:Visions Literary Arts Magazine is Accepting Submissions
Re:Visions is a creative journal that publishes undergraduate prose, poetry, visual art and everything hybrid and in-between. Published in collaboration with the University’s Creative Writing Program and Department of English, this journal is an annual showcase of Domer creativity. Deadline of Saturday, Feb. 15.  

Breakfast Discussion: “Resilience, Self-Advocacy and Mental Health”
(Open to graduate students and postdocs.) Join us for breakfast with Milo Dodson, senior staff psychologist at the UC Irvine Counseling Center, where he serves as liaison to the Athletics Department and Esports Program. Register here.
Monday, Feb. 17; 9 to 10 a.m. in Room 106, Bond Hall

Workshop: “Holistically Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Our Own” 
The Office of the Provost and other campus partners will welcome alumnus Dr. Milo Dodson to campus for a discussion of student, faculty and staff mental well-being. Among other topics, the workshop will address warning signs from students who may be experiencing mental health challenges and how might we consider approaching conversations with them. This event is open to faculty and staff. Register by Friday, Feb. 14.
Monday, Feb. 17; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the ballroom, LaFortune Student Center

Online Workshop: Gradescope
Learn how to grade faster and provide better feedback with Gradescope. This online workshop demonstrates how Notre Dame instructors use Gradescope to dramatically reduce the pain and time associated with grading exams and homework. TAs and grading staff also welcome. Free, but registration required.
Tuesday, Feb. 18; 10 to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 19; 3 to 4 p.m.


Workshop: “Beyond the Application: Tips and Tricks from the Faculty Success Program” 
The Postdoctoral Womens’ Committee presents the next workshop in the Beyond the Application series with Amy Hixon, assistant professor in the CEEES Department. Learn tips for how to increase productivity, manage time and balance work and life as a new faculty member. This workshop is open to all early career researchers and scholars. Register by Friday, Feb. 14.  
Tuesday, Feb. 18; noon to 1 p.m. in Room B01, McCourtney Hall

The Human Development Conference 2020: “Development on the Move
Come hear from undergraduate students about their research in development-related fields! This conference will emphasize shifts in both personal and collective action, focus on developing expertise in global issues and spark conversations that lead to change. Register online.
Friday, Feb. 21
; 4 to 8 p.m. in the Hesburgh Center for International Studies
Saturday, Feb. 22; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Presentation: “Champions for Change: Developing your Professional Development Plan (PDP)
New three-part series presented by Thrive! PD&N committee. Write your own Professional Development Plan, a hard-working one-page document to help you navigate and accomplish your career goals. Heather Christophersen, associate vice president for advancement services, will introduce the PDP in the first session and share how her career has been helped with this tool. Bring your lunch and join us! RSVP here.
Tuesday, Feb. 25; noon to 1 p.m. in Room B01, McCourtney Hall

Women’s Investing Summit 20 
Learn from some of the top women in the investment field at WIS ’20 hosted by the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing. The summit is open to all who are interested in investment ideas, private equity trends and deals, asset allocation, personal finance and sustainability. Registration includes a networking lunch. Free for students, faculty and staff. Cost is $50 for alumni and friends. Online registration ends Thursday, Feb. 20.
Friday, Feb. 28; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Certificate in Business Analytics (2.5-Day Program)
This program, taught by faculty in Mendoza College of Business, is designed for working professionals in a cross-section of disciplines. Delve into real business problems and learn to apply data-driven models for informed decisions. Register by Monday, March 9. $1,755 for Notre Dame faculty, staff and spouses.
Monday through Wednesday, March 16-18, in Room 319, Stayer Center for Executive Education

Application deadline: Community Engagement Faculty Institute
The Center for Social Concerns offers the Community Engagement Faculty Institute (CEFI) for all who want to explore or deepen their knowledge, skills and passion for community-engaged teaching and research. CEFI mixes lectures by faculty and community experts on the theory and practice of community engagement with immersion into the local community to learn with community partners. Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.
Tuesday through Thursday, June 2-4


Deals and Discounts

Near-campus Homes for Rent
Notre Dame owns multiple single-family homes near campus that are available to rent. The two- to four-bedroom units, with furnishing options, can be leased at reasonable rates. The University has hired Bradley Company to oversee and maintain these properties. See the flyer. For more information, please call 574-339-9148 or email ndrentalhousing@bradleyco.com.

Valentine’s Day with Irish Gardens
Notre Dame’s on-campus, student-run flower shop is taking orders for this Valentine’s Day. We will have a wide selection of arrangements and flowers for great prices, and we can deliver anywhere on Notre Dame or Saint Mary’s campuses, including offices. Orders can be placed over the phone at 631-4004, on our website flowershop.nd.edu, or in person in the basement of LaFortune Student Center.

St. Michael’s Laundry monthly coupon.


Diversity and Inclusion 

Inclusive Excellence Workshop: “RacioLinguistics”
This session examines the intersections of language and identity. What does it mean to speak as a racialized subject in contemporary America? The interactive workshop asks participants to consider their own language stories and how language has shaped who they are and to what extent language informs belonging in our communities.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Remick Commons, Visitation Hall


Educational and Research Opportunities

Fidelity HSA Virtual Workshop
Learn about the features of your HSA, the importance of a safety net and how your HSA can fit into you retirement strategy. Target audience: You should attend this intermediate level workshop if you have a Health Savings Account (HSA) as part of your ND health care benefit and would like to learn how to make the most of it. Register here.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; noon. Online — join from your computer, smart phone or tablet
Thursday, Feb. 13; 2 p.m.

Info Session/Career Pathway Seminar: Management Consulting, McKinsey & Company
Gabe Labonia and Diya Li both have received doctorates from Notre Dame and gone on to careers as associates at McKinsey & Company. They will give tips on how to maximize your chances of landing a job and answer questions you may have about related topics. This info session is a great opportunity to meet two alumni who have made the transition from a STEM Ph.D. to a career in management consulting. Lunch is included. RSVP here.
Friday, Feb. 14; 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Room 512, Duncan Student Center

Hesburgh Libraries Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship:

Getting Started with RefWorks
This workshop will teach you the basics of using a citation manager.
Monday, Feb. 10; 1 to 2 p.m. in the Collaboration Hub (Room 220), Hesburgh Library

Using DMPTool, ORCID, SciENcv and OSF to Write Better Proposals and Set Up Research Projects
Learn about tools to help you write better project/grant proposals and set up research projects.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library  

Extracting the Who, What and When from a Text  
Learn how to use a tool to extract information from any plain text file.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Introduction to Python and the NLTK 
Get exposure to Python and the inner workings of the Natural Language Toolkit.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Love Data Week 2020 — “Citizen Science: Lead Exposure”
Explore historical data to identify areas of lead exposure in South Bend that may still affect children today. This event is drop-in, and you can stay as long as you want. Learn more and see all Love Data Week activities at library.nd.edu/event/love-data-week-2020
Wednesday, Feb. 12; noon to 3 p.m. in Room 246, Hesburgh Library

Love Data Week 2020 — Viz Lab Open House 
Visit the Visualization Lab and fly through Google Earth in virtual reality, draw in midair with the Oculus Rift, investigate network diagramming of complex data on our large-scale monitors or experience the advantages of mapping on a very large scale.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; noon to 3 p.m. in Room 249, Hesburgh Library

Software Carpentry: Version Control with Git and Github Session 1 
Learn the benefits of an automated version control system and how Git works.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 4 to 5 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library

Data Carpentry: Introduction to the Command Line for Genomics Session 2    
Learn how to use the command line.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 5 to 7 p.m. in Technology Commons (Room 264), Hesburgh Library

3D Modeling: Intermediate SketchUp 
Leverage the expanded toolset within SketchUp.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Technology Commons (Room 264), Hesburgh Library

Using a Concordance
Learn how to read and understand large volumes of text with AntConc.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

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OIT Training Classes

Office of Information Technologies (OIT) technical training classes are free of charge. Seats are available for the following classes:
     ∙ dataND: Introduction, Monday, Feb. 17; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
     ∙ GLez Training, Tuesday, Feb. 18; 1 to 2 p.m. 
     ∙ buyND, Tuesday, Feb. 18; 2:30 to 5 p.m.
     ∙ Adobe Spark: Tell Your Story in Posts, Pages and Videos, Wednesday, Feb. 19; 8:30 a.m. to noon
     ∙ travelND Training, Wednesday, Feb. 19; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
     ∙ Google Drive, Level I: Working in Docs, Sheets, and Slides, Thursday, Feb. 20; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. 
The entire listing of classes can be found in Discover IT. To register for courses, go to endeavor.nd.edu. Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at training@nd.edu.


Faith and Service 

Pdub Carnation Sale 
Pasquerilla West Hall’s annual carnation sale benefiting Saint Margaret’s House. Carnations will be $2 for one, $5 for three, and $20 for a bouquet! They will be delivered directly to the recipient on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Monday, Feb. 10; 5 to 7:30 p.m. in LaFortune Student Center, North Dining Hall and South Dining Hall
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 5 to 7:30 p.m.


Health and Recreation

Mammograms on Campus
This preventative offering is available annually at no cost to female Notre Dame faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan (Anthem), beginning at age 40 (baseline at age 35*).
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the mobile medical unit parked outside Stepan Center

Workshop: Overhead Press
This workshop focuses on the barbell overhead press and a few variations including the hip drive press and push press. Click here for more info and registration.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Personal Training Studio, Smith Center

Thrive!-sponsored Fitness Class: Pilates
In collaboration with RecSports, the Thrive! Engagement Committee is sponsoring Part 2 (of 2) private fitness classes — Pilates. Please use the link to RSVP by Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Thursday, Feb. 13; noon to 1 p.m. in Studio 1 of the Smith Center for RecSports, Duncan Student Center


Lectures and Presentations

Ethics Week
Ethics Week is sponsored by the Mendoza College of Business and the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership, bringing in experts from a diverse array of industries to explore current ethics issues.  This year’s theme is “Women Lead.”
Panel: “Rising Together: Gender Equity in Business”: Monday, Feb. 10; 5 to 6 p.m. in Commons C, Stayer Center for Executive Education
“Growing into Authentic Leadership”: Tuesday, Feb. 11; 5 p.m.
“Memoir in Progress: Stories and Souvenirs from the First Half”: Wednesday, Feb. 12; 5 p.m.
“Women in Investing”: Thursday, Feb. 13; 12:30 p.m.
Panel: “
Women and the Workplace”: Friday, Feb. 14; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Lecture: “Jose Clemente Orozco and the Epic of ‘Greater America’”
In this talk, Mary Coffey of Dartmouth College will place Jose Clemente Orozco’s “The Epic of American Civilization (1932-34)” at Dartmouth within debates over the American epic in the 1930s. In particular, she will demonstrate how Orozco deliberately counters the popularization of Manifest Destiny ideology through the structure and subject matter of his mural.
Monday, Feb. 10; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 200, Riley Hall

Discussion and Book Signing: “Hong Kong on the Brink: Historical and Comparative Perspectives”
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, University of California, Irvine, and Victoria Hui, Notre Dame. 
Wasserstrom, a historian, and Hui, a political scientist, will discuss patterns of protest and tightening of political controls in Hong Kong in the past few decades, especially the 2014 Umbrella Movement and the dramatic events of 2019. Wasserstrom will draw from ideas in his new book “Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink.” Book signing before the lecture.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture: “Was Killing Soleimani Constitutional? The Politics of War Powers” 
Please join us for a lunchtime lecture with Sarah Burns, associate professor of political science at Rochester Institute of Technology. Talk at 12:30 p.m., complimentary lunch available at noon.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Lecture: “Exploring the Role of Women’s Civil Society Participation in Peace Agreement Implementation” 
Nicole Gerring, Kroc Institute Visiting Research Fellow, will discuss the reasons that women’s civil society groups promote peacefulness before sharing preliminary findings of tests that explore the relationship between women’s engagement in civil society and the rates of peace agreement implementation using data from the Peace Accords Matrix.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Discussion: “A Community Health Care Model in Pursuit of the Common Good” 
Maple City Health Care Center is a health care home offering affordable care to build community across cultures, valuing relationships, integration and empowerment. Dr. James Nelson Gingerich, a physican at Maple City, discusses a community-based health care model servicing Goshen, Indiana. 
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 4:30 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Panel Discussion: “The Trump Impeachment”
Presented by Constitutional Studies and the Dean’s Fellows. Panelists include: Sarah Burns, Rochester Institute of Technology; Geoff Layman, Notre Dame Political Science; and Aníbal Pérez-Liñán, Notre Dame Political Science and Global Affairs.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Discussion: “LGBTQ 101” 
Join the Gender Relations Center as we discuss a variety of basic issues and concerns faced by students who identify as LGBTQ within today’s culture, including an overview of the Catholic Church’s teachings on sexual orientation, definitions related to sexual orientation and gender identity, common myths and misunderstandings about LGBTQ identities and more. RSVP requested.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Room 106, Duncan Student Center

Lecture: “(Dock)Workers Matter: Struggle for Racial Equality in the United States and South Africa”
This History@Work lecture will feature Peter Cole, professor of history at Western Illinois University. Cole will discuss his research on dockworkers and the ways in which they serve as an example for promoting worker’s rights within an increasingly global context.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 5:30 p.m. in the Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Training Lab: Amazon Web Services
Hosted by the OIT, in this training lab faculty and staff can learn how to explore the cloud to manage your computer’s storage, database or data analysis needs in your academic work. If you are unable to attend this lab, additional labs are scheduled in February, March and April. Free, but registration is required.
Wednesday, Feb. 12; 9 to 10:30 a.m. in Room 114 (Lab 1), IT Center

Workshop: “Racial Violence, Historical Memory: Commemorating Chicago’s 1919 Race Riot” 
The History@Work series through the Higgins Labor Program invites scholars, writers, advocates and activists to address compelling contemporary labor questions within historical context. This workshop features Peter Cole, professor of history at Western Illinois University, discussing the concept of public history and memory.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Lecture: “Interpreting Islam in China” 
A distinctive Chinese Islamic intellectual tradition emerged during the Ming Dynasty and Qing dynasties. Chinese Muslims established an educational system with Islamic curriculum made up of Arabic, Persian and Chinese works. This lecture by Kristian Petersen traces the Sino-Islamic intellectual tradition and introduces Petersen’s book, “Interpreting Islam in China.”
Thursday, Feb. 13; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture: “Promise and Challenges of Complete Personal Genome Reconstruction” 
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering presents, Xin Zhou, postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 126, DeBartolo Hall

Moderated Dialogue: “Becoming Relevant: How Can Research Impact Policy and Practice?” 
In his most recent book “Cult of the Irrelevant: The Waning Influence of Social Science on National Security,” Kellogg Fellow Michael Desch argues that social scientists have lost influence with policymakers as academia increasingly prioritizes rigor over relevance, to the detriment of both society and the disciplines. Registration required.
Friday, Feb. 14; 8:30 to 10 a.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center


Safety, Parking and Traffic

Remick Family Hall Construction Area
As part of the ongoing construction north of the Main Building, the sidewalk between the circle drive and the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will be closed for approximately one month to allow for the construction of new site utilities. To access areas west of the Main Building, pedestrians are recommended to walk along the south side of the building. (See the aerial map for details.)


Social Gatherings

YLND Happy Hour
For February, the Young Leaders of ND are headed to one of the best and coziest cocktails bars in South Bend. For those feeling adventurous, some post-happy hour ice skating on the new ice trail can be added to the evening.
Tuesday, Feb. 11; 5:15 to 7 p.m. at the Hammer & Quill, 613 E. Jefferson Blvd — just north of Howard Park

Happy Hour — Young Singles Community for Faculty and Professional Staff
Reconnect with friends you met last semester at the socials, off-campus dinner party and miniature golf outing. To keep the momentum going, we have plans for new community events both on and off campus. Bring your own ideas for future events. If you haven’t joined us yet, you are most welcome. Sponsored by Faculty and Staff Chaplaincies.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Seven on 9, (Corbett Family Hall, Door 3)

Snite @ Nite: Share the Love
Join the Snite Museum Student Programming Committee to share the love for art and others in the exhibition "Divine Illusions: Statue Paintings from Colonial South America." Write notes of appreciation to be sent, create paper flowers and create a decorative metal ornament inspired by the works on view.
Thursday, Feb. 13; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Continue Sharing the Love
Take a moment to share love and appreciation for the ones you love by stopping by the museum. Text a photo of your favorite work to a friend, write letters of appreciation and share your love for a work of art on view.
Friday, Feb. 14; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art


Also This Week ...

Sakai Tip: Quiz Extensions in Sakai
Sakai’s Tests & Quizzes tool has an easy way for instructors to allow quiz access for students who missed class. In one screen, instructors can set up different dates or timeframes for individual students or groups.


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.