TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (June 7)


For the Week of June 7

Note: There will not be a student version of TheWeek@ND until Summer Session begins. That version will only be sent to students who are registered for the Summer Session between Monday, June 14, and Friday, July 23.

Clarification: A call for registration for the “University Men’s Golf League,” which appeared in the May 3 issue of TheWeek@ND, was for a men’s golf league that is not affiliated with the University of Notre Dame. Notices that appear in TheWeek@ND must be on behalf of groups associated with the University.

Arts and Performances


Slow Look
Take a midday break with a slow look at Minor White’s “Moencopi Strata, Capitol Reef, Utah.” The group will use tools of mindfulness meditation as a way to approach and understand this work of art. Register online.
Tuesday, June 8; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Rohr’s, inside the Morris Inn, will be closed for a special event from Wednesday, June 9, until dinner service on Friday, June 11.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Non-Exempt Staff Can Apply for a Fred Freeman Scholarship
If you’ve recently thought about going back to school, taking a course or completing a certification, you should consider applying for the Fred Freeman Staff Scholarship. It awards up to $2,000 in educational expenses per semester to eligible Notre Dame full-time, non-exempt staff. Learn more about the scholarship.
Deadline of Tuesday, June 8 

Taste of Technology — “Lion Taming: Google Drive Organization Tips & Tricks”
Get Google working for you with these valuable tips. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Tuesday, June 15; 2 to 3 p.m. 

Taste of Technology — “Lead Your Own Parade: Get the Most Out of LinkedIn”
Learn how to use this tool to fit your personal and professional goals, in addition to best practices on getting the most out of your profile. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Wednesday, June 16; 10 to 11 a.m. 

Taste of Technology — “Stop Clowning Around: Editing Zoom Recordings in Panopto”
Learn all the things you can do with your videos in Panopto. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Thursday, June 17; 10 to 11 a.m. 

OIT Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge and will be online until further notice.
∙ buyND+ Enhancements Demo, Tuesday, June 15; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ GLez Training, Thursday, June 17; 1:30 to 3 p.m.
∙ buyND+ Enhancements Demo, Friday, June 18; 2 to 3:30 p.m. 
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at  

Faith and Service

Staff Prayer Line
Rev. Jim Bracke, C.S.C., staff chaplain, invites you to submit any prayer requests that you have to the staff prayer line. Staff of all faith traditions are welcome to make a request. Prayer can be a path to finding peace, courage and strength, especially in times of uncertainty and challenge. All prayer requests are confidential and only accessible to Father Jim. Submit your prayer requests here.

Notre Dame Community Choir
The Notre Dame Community Choir is excited to gather weekly this summer. The choir historically provides music for Sunday Masses throughout the summer but due to current restrictions, the choir will instead sing at Sunday Vespers. All are welcome; no audition required. Learn more here or contact Patrick Kronner, director, at or 631-7779.
Weekly Rehearsals from June 10 to July 15 on Thursdays, 6 to 7:30 p.m. (masks required) in the West Concourse, Notre Dame Stadium
Sunday Vespers:
June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18; 7:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (masks required)

Health and Recreation

Intramural Sports for Faculty and Staff
Intramural Sports are back for faculty and staff this summer! 3-on-3 soccer and 4-on-4 sand volleyball registration is Monday through Wednesday, June 7-9. Click here for more info and to register. $10.

Lectures and Presentations

Taste of Technology Mini-Conference Sessions
Each Zoom link will be in the calendar invitation.
“Back Under the Big Top: Remote Work Lessons for the Office”
Work life has changed. Find out how to combine the best of remote and in-person work.
Tuesday, June 8; 10 to 11 a.m.
“Gmail Vanishing Act: Filter Your Inbox with Labels”
Learn to use filters and labels in Gmail to keep your inbox under control.
Wednesday, June 9; 2 to 3 p.m.
“Old Tech, New Trick: Uses for Old Smart Phones”
Old smartphones can be more than paperweights or toys for the kids.
Thursday, June 10; 10 to 11 a.m.

Poetry Reading (Aithris filíochta) by Doireann Ní Ghríofa
The Madden-Rooney Irish Seminar welcomes poet and essayist Doireann Ní Ghríofa in conversation with Brian Ó Conchubhair, associate professor of Irish language and literature and fellow of the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies. Ní Ghríofa’s “A Ghost in the Throat” was awarded Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards. She is also the author of six critically acclaimed books of poetry.
Tuesday, June 8; 2 to 3 p.m. via webinar

Just Wage Forum 2021: “Just Wage Reflects Participation by Workers”
What does participation by workers entail and why is it a critical component of a just wage? How do the specific challenges of today’s world hinder worker participation? Join this panel of experts to learn about collective bargaining, union representation, co-ownership and more. Register in advance to attend.
Friday, June 11; 1 to 2:30 p.m. virtually

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Parking Lot Closures
The parking lots shown on the attached map will be closed for restriping Saturday and Sunday, June 19 and 20. The St. Liam lot, Mason Services lot, FDO lot, Transportation lot along the building and across the street from the Transportation building, Post Office and the NDPD lots, Bulla lot on both the faculty/staff and student sides, Wellness Center lot (after 1 p.m. Saturday), Rolfs BB lot, JACC Golf Cart Circle and Athletics lot (west of Alumni Stadium).
Rain dates will be Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27.

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.