TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (June 21)


For the Week of June 21

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.
Thursday, June 24; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Deadlines or Registrations

“Growth and Resiliency During Times of Change”
HR has teamed up with the ND Wellness Center to offer this insightful workshop. Practical application through activities and panel discussions will be included. This experience strives to find the purpose and meaning of growth and resilience and gives way to the positive pathway that lies ahead. Enroll now through
Tuesday, June 29; 8 a.m. to noon virtually  

Taste of Technology — “Life on the Carousel: Clean Up Your Google Chrome”
Chrome is a great tool but it can be made better and safer by following some simple guidelines. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Tuesday, June 29; 10 to 11 a.m.

Pride Month Diversity Discussion
This captivating discussion will be led by guest speaker Doug Bauder, author and founding director of the Indiana University LGBTQ+ Culture Center. Get the flyer here. RSVP here.
Wednesday, June 30; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Taste of Technology — “Thrill Ride: Best Features of Qualtrics”
Think you know Qualtrics? You may not know about some of its best features. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Wednesday, June 30; 2 to 3 p.m.

Taste of Technology — “Google Sheets Acrobatics: Filter, Format and Validate”
Let your spreadsheets turn cartwheels for you by learning how to make the most of their features. The Zoom link will be included in the calendar invitation.
Thursday, July 1; 10 to 11 a.m.

Diversity and Inclusion

A Year After George Floyd — A Discussion on Policing and Racism in America
This engaging conversation will be led by guest speaker Rashawn Ray, professor of sociology and executive director of the Lab for Applied Social Science Research at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Wednesday, June 23; 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Thrive Presents Let’s Zoom Lunch
Summer is a time to unwind and reflect on the year. Self-care falls into that time too. Join Thrive! to talk about how to use gratitude to empower yourself. RSVP here.
Friday, June 25; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Educational and Research Opportunities

HR Workshops:

“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. Register via
Tuesday, June 22; 9 a.m. to noon virtually

“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, June 23; 1 to 3:30 p.m. virtually
Additional dates/times this summer:
Wednesday, July 14; 9 to 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 27; 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 5; 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 11; 9 to 11:30 a.m.


OIT Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge and will be online until further notice.
∙ buyND, Tuesday, June 29; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
∙ contractsND Module Demonstration, June 30; 2 to 3 p.m.
∙ travelND Training, Thursday, July 1; 2 to 4 p.m. To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at


Research Opportunity:

Call for Research Participants at the Memory, Aging and Cognition Lab
The Memory, Aging and Cognition Lab at Notre Dame is seeking volunteers for research on memory and the brain. To be eligible, you must be 18-30 or 65-85 years old and have learned English before age 5 and be right-handed. Volunteers are compensated $15/hour. If you are interested, please email or call 634-0264. 

Health and Recreation

Join the Snite Museum of Art and RecSports in the Sculpture Park for a progressive workout inspired by works of art. Sign up on RecRegister starting Tuesday, June 22, to secure your spot! No equipment is needed.
Saturday, June 26; 11 a.m. to noon in the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

Lectures and Presentations

Taste of Technology Mini-Conference Sessions
Each Zoom link will be in the calendar invitation.
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.
Tuesday, June 22; 10 to 11 a.m. 
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.
Wednesday, June 23; 2 to 3 p.m.
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.
Thursday, June 24; 2 to 3 p.m. 

Presentation: “Building China-Africa Educational, Media, Cultural and Youth Relations”
This inaugural event of the Peking University-Notre Dame Colloquium series will focus on crucial aspects of China’s growing relationship with Africa.
Tuesday, June 22; 9 to 10 p.m. virtually

Presentation: “Amplifying Marginalized Voices in Organizations”
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 in the workplace 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

Just Wage Forum: “Just Wage Considers Performance, Qualification and Type”
What makes any given wage just or unjust? Hear four experts discuss how a just wage includes compensation for experience and training, standardized evaluation of job performance and transparent wage structures. They will bring special expertise from their fields including women’s, gender and sexuality studies, sustainability and prison reentry.
Friday, June 25; 1 to 2:30 p.m. virtually

Tech Upgrades and Service Interruptions

Run Eduroam Setup Utility Before June 27
The OIT will update the Eduroam certificate at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 27. To ensure you can connect to the campus Wi-Fi network, it is recommended that you run the Eduroam setup utility on each device before that date. This will configure your device(s) for the new certificate. You can do this from any location.

Also This Week ...

Sakai Tip: Add Name Pronunciation with Sakai’s Roster Tool
A course site’s Roster tool displays student names and user profile pictures, and now can include name pronunciation. When users add a recording of their names to their profile, it will be displayed in the list view of a site Roster.

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.