TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (July 12)


For the Week of July 12

Arts and Performances

ND Children’s Choir at Red Table Plaza
Notre Dame Children’s Choir performs in the Red Table Plaza Lunchtime Concert Series.
Featuring Cantabile and Descant Choirs with special performances. Bring your families and your lunch for this joyful celebration of singing together!
Tuesday, July 13; 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at Studebaker Plaza in downtown South Bend (W. Jefferson Boulevard and S. Michigan Street)

Evening of Jazz by The Scott Routenberg Trio
The trio includes Scott Routenberg on piano, Jonathan Wood on bass and Cassius Goens III on drums. They are an Indianapolis-based jazz piano trio specializing in Routenberg’s award-winning compositions, Brazilian jazz and fresh interpretations of the standard repertoire. Please note: To ensure this event is safe for everyone, the seating capacity is limited to the first 75 people. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in for some great music. Museum galleries will also be open.
Thursday, July 15; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mary Loretto & Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard

DeBartolo Performing Arts Center’s 2021-22 Season Announced
The DeBartolo Performing Arts Center announced its 2021-22 Presenting Series artists. Many previously canceled artists have been rescheduled, including Matthew Morrison, Yo-Yo Ma and The Boston Pops on Tour, among others. Season ticket sales begin Monday, July 26, and single tickets will be available for purchase beginning Monday, Aug. 23. Students, faculty and staff receive discounted tickets with a Notre Dame account.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Educational Opportunities:

“We Are All ND”
This workshop for staff is being offered to those not currently in a supervisory role. Please register for and attend We Are All ND in an effort to allow each and every member of our community to unite behind a common goal as we work to cultivate a spirit of inclusion at Notre Dame.
Wednesday, July 14; 9 to 11:30 a.m. virtually

OIT Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge and will be online until further notice.
∙ Google Sheets: Introductory Refresher, Tuesday, July 20; 10 to 11 a.m.
∙ Photoshop Review: Basic Features, Tuesday, July 20; 1:30 to 3 p.m.
∙ buyND, Tuesday, July 20, 2 to 4:30 p.m.
∙ dataND: Introduction, Wednesday, July 21; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ Introduction to Bulk Emailing at ND, Wednesday, July 21; 3 to 4 p.m.
∙ Qualtrics Forms Review: Distribution and Response Analysis, Thursday, July 22, 9:30 to 11 a.m.
∙ MS Excel: Introductory Refresher, Thursday, July 22; 2 to 3 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Research Opportunity:

ND FABS for Families and Babies
The FABS team is looking for families with babies to participate in a program either on Zoom or in person at the Shaw Center. We will meet several times over the course of a year, and when you’re done, you will have received $230, info on communication or sensitivity and copies of all of your baby’s videos. This is an ongoing event; join any time!

Recruiting College-level Instructors for Online Research Study About Testing Practices During COVID-19
The Learning Analytics and Measurement in Behavioral Sciences (LAMBS) Lab invites faculty and other college-level instructors to take part in research examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on college instructors’ assessment practices. The URL here will take you to the survey that will determine eligibility. Free — and you will earn $10 as compensation for participating.

Health and Recreation

Cornhole Tournament Registration
Summer means cornhole! Put your skills to the test in RecSports’ cornhole tournament. Registration is Monday through Wednesday, July 12-14. Click here for more info and to register.

Also This Week ...

Referral Bonuses
Help the University Enterprises and Events (UEE), Campus Safety and University Operations divisions recruit — and receive a bonus! Refer a new candidate to the University for more than 200 positions within UEE. Receive a $500 referral bonus for entry-level positions and $1,000 bonus for skilled positions if the candidate is hired, reports for work, is in good standing and stays employed for six months. All current Notre Dame employees are eligible.

Keep up to date on 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.