TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (Jan 17)



For the Week of January 17

University Campaigns and Initiatives

Walk the Walk Week
This year marks the eighth annual campus-wide observance of Walk the Walk Week, a series of University, department and student-sponsored events designed to help us consider how we — both individually and collectively — can take an active role in making Notre Dame more welcoming and inclusive. All members of the campus community are invited to participate in one or more of the week’s offerings. 
Thursday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Jan. 27, campus-wide

Keynote Meditation: “Why I Write”
Engage with the compelling reflections of Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, artist-in-residence, Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience. A reception will follow the conversation. 
Thursday, Jan. 19; 5 p.m. in Rooms 215/216, McKenna Hall

Annual WTWW Prayer Service
Join the Notre Dame community as we reflect on Dr. King’s legacy and pray for an end to racism, inequality and injustice in our communities, nation and world. Keynote reflection by the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church. A candlelight march and reception will follow the prayer service. Notre Dame Shuttle service will be provided across campus on Sunday. Check the Walk the Walk Week website for route details. 
Sunday, Jan. 22; 6:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Arts and Performances


Albertine Cinémathèque and Contemporary French Film
Through a partnership with the Albertine Cinémathèque and its film festival, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center brings a survey of Francophone films to the Browning Cinema. This Learning Beyond the Classics course will reflect the diversity and the richness of French cinema through various genres — fiction, documentary and repertory films. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students. $14 for series. The deadline to register is Thursday, Feb. 2.
Thursdays, Jan. 19 through March 2; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“We” (“Nous”) (2021)
“We,” the first film of the Learning Beyond the Classics series “Albertine Cinémathèque and Contemporary French Film,” is a kaleidoscopic portrait of people from the Parisian suburbs, their lives and work connected by the commuter train they share. Alice Diop’s Berlinale prize winner lends an ear to the underrepresented voices of Paris. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students. Faculty/Staff: $6. 115 minutes.
Thursday, Jan. 19; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Moonage Daydream” (2022)
Even with a persona that seemed to supersaturate all forms of media throughout his life, David Bowie still had plenty of never-before-seen footage and performances to pull together a documentary that offers insight into his ability to redefine both the idea of celebrity and how he presented himself. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. 135 minutes.
Thursday, Jan. 19; 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, Jan. 20; 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 21; 9:30 p.m.

“The Inspection” (2022)
In Elegance Bratton’s deeply moving film inspired by his own story, a young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. 95 minutes.
Friday, Jan. 20; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Jan. 21; 3 and 6:30 p.m.

“Soul” (2020)
Playing on both the musical and metaphysical ideas of “soul,” the film follows Joe, a middle-school band teacher who feels his life didn’t pan out as he had wished. Brought into a completely different setting, Joe begins to understand the nature of his passion, jazz, and what it means to kindle a similar passion in others. $1.
Sunday, Jan. 22; 1 to 2:35 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Five Years North” (2020)
“Five Years North” is the coming-of-age story of an undocumented Guatemalan boy alone in New York City. For more than three years, the film follows him, his family back in Guatemala and the ICE officer who patrols his neighborhood to provide a fresh understanding of America’s immigration system and its human cost on all sides. Free but ticketed. Tickets available one hour prior.
Sunday, Jan. 22; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


UZIMA! Drum and Dance
Celebrating the human spirit, the power of a unified community and the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members shine onstage in two performances, their first at the center since 2018. $5.
Friday, Jan. 20; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Jan. 21; 7:30 p.m.

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Professional Basketball: The Harlem Globetrotters 2023 World Tour
Your favorite Globetrotter stars are bringing out their amazing basketball skill, outrageous athleticism and a non-stop good time. Join the Globetrotters as they go head-to-head against the Washington Generals, who will stop at nothing to try to defeat the world’s winningest team! Get your tickets here.
Friday, Jan. 20; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Wellness Center Late Opening
On Thursday, Jan. 19, the Wellness Center and Pharmacy will open at 10:30 a.m. due to an in-service training session.

Deadlines or Registrations

Auditions for Notre Dame Children’s Choir
The Notre Dame Children’s Choir is accepting new members ages 6-18 for the remainder of the academic year. Rehearsals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. beginning Jan. 24. Register for an audition (ages 9+) and find more information on the website
Tuesday, Jan. 17; 3 to 5 p.m. in the Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 115 S. Frances St., South Bend

Auditions for “Tuko! Tuko!” or “Princess of the Lizard Moon,” written and directed by Anton Juan
The ghost of a comfort woman in World War II and the ghost of a tortured murdered sex slave in 1990s Japan meet in the memory of a Butoh actor who embodies them and claims justice for them. “Tuko! Tuko!” has been performed in Greece, Korea, the Philippines and Chile and was the winner of the Alexander Onassis International Award for Playwriting.
Wednesday, Jan. 18; 6 to 8 p.m. in Room B024 (basement), DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, Jan. 19; 6 to 8 p.m.

Faculty Directed Retreat in Daily Life
This retreat is for busy faculty who want a retreat but do not have the time to take a weekend or longer away from home and work. It is five weeks: Jan. 30 to March 3. In making the retreat you are committing to setting aside a half hour for daily prayer in your life and a weekly 45-minute meeting with a spiritual director (five times). Each participant will set up a date with her/his director. Link to the webpage for more information. Register by the deadline of Thursday, Jan. 19.

Panel Discussion — “Pilgrimage in the Global Middle Ages: Hospitality and Encounter”
Join the Ansari Institute and the Medieval Institute for this virtual panel discussion. Why did medieval people go on pilgrimage, how did they travel and what resources did they need while on the road? This is the first in a series of spring-semester events exploring the practice of pilgrimage, both historically across faith traditions and in present-day work for social justice. Free and open to the public.
Friday, Jan. 27; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom webinar

Educational and Research Opportunities

2023 National Institutes of Health (NIH) Data Management and Sharing Policy Requirements
Join Notre Dame Research and the Hesburgh Libraries for a workshop featuring short presentations and discussion of various aspects of data management sharing topics specific to the 2023 NIH Data Management and Sharing policy. The workshop will review key guidelines from the policy and share information about Notre Dame resources that may be useful. Link for more information and to register.
Tuesday, Jan. 17; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom

Naughton Fellowship Information Session
Come and learn about summer undergraduate research programs, master’s opportunities and faculty research collaboration opportunities in Ireland. Open to faculty and students.
Tuesday, Jan. 17; 4 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 253, Nieuwland Hall of Science

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
Bringing Order to Qualitative Madness with ATLAS.ti
If you’re in the middle of a qualitative research project, you’re probably juggling dozens of documents that need to be coded. Interview transcripts, focus group transcripts, digitized text — whatever your source material is, you could use a system for organizing and coding it all. This is where ATLAS.ti comes in! Designed for beginners.
Friday, Jan. 20; 11 a.m. to noon in the Collaboration Hub (Room 220), Hesburgh Library

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 can be made in the process. It is free and open to anyone at Notre Dame. Come, join us!
Friday, Jan. 20; 5 to 6 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

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.
∙ Tableau: Introduction, Tuesday, Jan. 24; 8:30 a.m. to noon
∙ GLez Training, Thursday, Jan. 26; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Faith and Service

Walk the Walk Week (WTWW) Service Project
Help address the immediate needs of people experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity in the greater South Bend area, as the ND community collects and distributes toiletries, food and other essential items to organizations that serve this population. Co-sponsored by the Office of the President, Notre Dame Student Government and Campus Ministry. Open to Notre Dame students, faculty and staff. Learn more about the service project and how to get involved.

Lectures and Presentations

The Regional Commercialization Address
Notre Dame, iNDustry Labs and the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Development Authority will update the community about commercialization programs, efforts and initiatives focused on technology research and advancement and startup launch and growth. The goal of this networking event is to foster connections to assist in building an entrepreneurial ecosystem. Free to attend. Appetizers are provided and a cash bar is available.
Thursday, Jan. 19; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 109 at Innovation Park, 1400 E. Angela Blvd., South Bend

Summus Master Class: “Know Your Flow”
Join Dr. Anna Barbieri, assistant clinical professor in obstetrics and gynecology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and founding physician at Elektra Health, for a conversation about period literacy, how your period influences your life and the what and why behind cyclical hormones.
Thursday, Jan. 19; 6 to 6:30 p.m. virtually

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Create a Supersection for Your Canvas Courses Now
Canvas will only allow student sections to be associated with a single course site. This means that student assignments and grades are lost if work was completed in a course site before you merge it into a supersection.

Sakai Will Be Gone for Good January 23
Sakai was the University’s learning management system for 10 years. Now that it has been replaced by Canvas, instructors must get what they need out of Sakai before the system is shut down on Monday, Jan. 23. Request last minute help moving content today, while there’s still time.

Also This Week ...

Hesburgh Library Spring Semester Building Hours
Hesburgh Library will begin spring semester hours on Sunday, Jan. 15, through Friday, May 12. During the spring semester, Hesburgh Library will be open 24 hours per day between 9 a.m. Sunday and 11 p.m. Friday, and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Find all branch and service desk hours at

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.