TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (Jan 9)



For the Week of January 9

University Campaigns and Initiatives

Mark Your Calendars: 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

Arts and Performances


AAHD Exhibition: “New Faces”
The Department of Art, Art History and Design shares “New Faces” — an exhibition of work from first-year MFA students in studio art and design in the AAHD Gallery.
The exhibition is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, Jan. 12


Met Opera: Live in HD Presents “Fedora” (Giordano)
Giordano’s exhilarating drama “Fedora” returns to the Met for the first time in 25 years, starring soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role as the 19th-century princess who falls in love with her fiancé’s murderer, Count Loris, sung by tenor Piotr Beczała. Faculty/Staff: $23. Students: $16.
Saturday, Jan. 14; 1 to 3:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

Travel Reimbursements for the March for Life
The de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture offers travel reimbursement for faculty, staff and graduate/professional students to attend the national March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Jan. 20. Costs are $35 to travel on the student bus (lodging included), with varying amounts for personal travel and lodging. Submit your request before Wednesday, Jan. 11, using this form.

Notre Dame Cheerleading Youth Clinic
Ages 5-11. Includes a T-shirt and snack. $50.
Sunday, Jan. 29; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center

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. There will be three sessions. Register for a specific session at the link associated with the date.
Monday, Jan. 9; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom
Thursday, Jan. 12; 11 a.m. to noon
Friday, Jan. 13; noon to 1 p.m.

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, Jan. 10; 1:30 to 3 p.m.
travelND Training, Thursday, Jan. 12; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
buyND, Thursday, Jan. 19; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Summus Master Class: “Stress Less, Thrive More!”
Join Robyn Tiger, founder and CEO of StressFreeMD and a physician and lead faculty at American College of Lifestyle Medicine, for a discussion about stress management, tools to calm anxiety and increase mental health and the power of positive thinking. Summus is available for faculty and staff (and their families) who are enrolled in an ND medical plan.
Thursday, Jan. 12; noon to 12:30 p.m. virtually

Lectures and Presentations

Lecture — “Sense of Our Senses: The Art and Science of How We Perceive the World”
As part of the Our Universe Revealed public lecture series, Shahir Rizk, professor of biochemistry at IUSB, will present this engaging talk for all audiences at the St. Joe County Public Library. Professor Rizk will use art and stories to explain how we see, taste and smell our world and will introduce some superhuman senses found in animals.
Tuesday, Jan. 10; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph County Public Library, 304 S. Main Street, South Bend

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

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.

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.