TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (June 14)


For the Week of June 14

Arts and Performances


Gallery Tour: Three on a Theme
Take some time out from your busy week to go on a virtual tour of three works from the museum’s vast collections. For this 30-minute tour, explore the many hats a mother wears when raising children. This program is designed to be interactive. There will be opportunities for conversation and questions.
Wednesday, June 16; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Deadlines or Registrations

HR Workshop: “Unleashing your Bounce Back Factor — Leveraging Energy Management to Increase Resilience”
The Bounce Back Factor measures how quickly one can get back up after getting knocked down. Being able to quickly and powerfully bounce back can make the difference between surviving and thriving, and one of the most important elements of resiliency is energy. This workshop explores the five Bounce Back Factors. Enroll through
Tuesday, June 22; 9 a.m. to noon virtually

Taste of Technology — “Dodging Knife Throwers: The Seven Types of Internet Scammers”
Who’s trying to get a piece of you? Find out what scams are out there and what they want from you.
The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Tuesday, June 22; 10 to 11 a.m.

HR Workshop: “Capitalizing on Your Work and Relationships with the Predictive Index”
This behavioral assessment assists in making your work, and working relationships, more strategic and effective. Participants will review their results and how to put them into action during the interactive and reflective session. Registration will close at noon Friday, June 18, for the June session. Enroll through
Wednesday, June 23; 11 a.m. to noon virtually

Taste of Technology — “Traveling Show: Take Your ND Desk Phone Online”
Phones are changing and there are better options for your desk phone than forwarding calls to your cell phone. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Wednesday, June 23; 2 to 3 p.m.

Presentation: “Amplifying Marginalized Voices in Organizations”
For organizations to reach their potential, they must leverage the expertise of their employees. However, lower-status employees may not be heard because their “voices” are more likely to be ignored. New research from Nathan Meikle, a postdoctoral research associate in management and  organization, is the first to show that peers can help boost marginalized voices and at the same time boost their own status, all while helping their organization realize the potential of its employees’ diverse perspectives. Register here for the Zoom link. 
Thursday, June 24; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Taste of Technology — “Juggling Act: Blended In-Person and Remote Meetings”
Meetings via Zoom are challenging when everyone is remote but even harder when some people are attending in person and some remote. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Thursday, June 24; 2 to 3 p.m. 

Residence Hall Early Arrival Requests
Residential Life is now accepting early arrival requests for students and University-sponsored departments and groups to move into the residence halls early for the fall. Link to the online form.
Deadline of Thursday, July 1

Educational and Research Opportunities

HR Workshop: “Managing My Career at Notre Dame”
This workshop focuses on the stages of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will complete various assessments and activities that will assist in the identification of personal interests, professional aspirations and lifestyle needs.
Tuesday, June 15; 11 a.m. to noon virtually

Taste of Technology Mini-Conference Sessions
Each Zoom link will be in the calendar invitation.
Taste of Technology — “Lion Taming: Google Drive Organization Tips & Tricks”
Get Google working for you with these valuable tips.
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.
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.
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, Monday, June 21; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ buyND+ Enhancements Demo, Thursday, June 24; 2 to 3:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at


Research Opportunity:

Recruiting College-level Instructors for Online Research Study About Testing Practices During COVID-19

The University’s Learning Analytics and Measurement in Behavioral Sciences (LAMBS) Lab invites faculty and other college-level instructors to take part in online research examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on college instructors’ assessment practices. The URL here will take you to the survey, which will determine eligibility. You will earn $10 as compensation for participating!

Faith and Service

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

University COVID-19 Testing Facilities Summer Schedule
Here are the summer hours for the University coronavirus testing facilities located at the North Dome of the Joyce Center.
∙ Surveillance testing collection: Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Note: No Friday hours)
∙ Diagnostic testing: Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
∙ University Health Services (UHS): Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekly surveillance testing for faculty, staff and students will be available on a voluntary basis.

Lectures and Presentations

Webinar — “Religious Discrimination During Crises: A Global Perspective”
Take a closer look at the complex social, political, economic and religious factors that fuel discrimination toward religious minority communities during periods of political uncertainty. Presented by the Keough School of Global Affairs and its Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, and by the U.S. Institute of Peace. Register now.
Monday, June 14; noon to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom

Engaged Learning Forum: “Crafting New Tables”
Designed by members of the South Bend community, this series is a set of recurring, online dialogue spaces for community members and leaders. The first event for the summer will consider how our research community can be reimagined as it relates to racial justice in South Bend. Register in advance to attend.
Tuesday, June 15; 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. virtually

Bloomsday Conversation: “Writing Lives”
This Bloomsday, listen to a conversation on life writing between Professor Barry McCrea and Nuala O’Connor, author of “Nora: A Love Story of Nora Barnacle and James Joyce” (New Island Books). Jointly hosted by the Madden-Rooney IRISH Seminar in association with the Kylemore Abbey Global Centre.
Wednesday, June 16; 2 p.m. via webinar

Lecture (in Chinese) — “Tranquility and Toil: Maimonides on the Ultimate Perfection of Human Intellect”
Join Xiuyuan Dong of Shandong University as he explores the 12th-century Jewish philosopher Maimonides’ understanding of the tranquility of the soul and the perfection of the intellect. Registration required for this virtual event; registrants will receive a link to the recorded talk after the lecture. This lecture is the third in a series cosponsored by the Beijing Global Gateway and the Jacques Maritain Center with the Thomistic Institute at the Angelicum in Rome. 
Saturday, June 19; 2:30 to 4:30 a.m. online

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).

Campus Shuttle Suspended Until August
The Notre Dame Shuttle has suspended service for the months of June and July. Shuttle service is expected to resume in August. Parking should be more available closer to places of work during this time. Please contact Parking Services at 631-5053 if you are in need of accommodations.

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.