TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (May 2)


For the Week of May 2

Arts and Performances


“Robin and Marian” (1976)
The final Learning Beyond the Classics: Medieval Film, “Robin and Marian,” follows Robin Hood’s departure and subsequent return to Sherwood Forest. When he learns the Sheriff of Nottingham is still harassing his beloved Maid Marian, a face-off between the old foes ensues. Discussion with Professor Daniel Hobbins to follow. $2 tickets. Free for ND, SMC, IUSB and HC students.
Tuesday, May 3; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film: “Everything Everywhere All at Once” (2022)
When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers from the multiverse as the fate of the world hangs in the balance in the hilarious sci-fi film. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4.
Thursday, May 5; 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, May 6; 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 8; 3 p.m.

Met Opera/Live in HD presents “Turandot” (Puccini)
In this Met Opera live broadcast, tenor Yonghoon Lee is the bold prince determined to win Turandot’s love, alongside soprano Ermonela Jaho as the devoted servant Liù and legendary bass Ferruccio Furlanetto as the blind king Timur. Parking will only be available at the Hammes Bookstore on campus to accommodate the Garth Brooks concert. Fac/Staff: $23. Students: $16.
Saturday, May 7; 1 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Michiana Jewish Film Festival
The Michiana Jewish Film Festival returns to in-person screenings at the Browning Cinema May 9-12. Virtual screenings are also available for on-demand viewing from May 15 to 19. View the film schedule at Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4.
Monday, May 9; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Emmanuel de Leon Jr. Conducting Recital (Rescheduled)
Emmanuel de Leon Jr. presents his third recital featuring a world premiere of Palaruan’s “Pastol” from SMND’s Concordia Choir, Bernstein’s “Chichester Psalms” and Edward Elgar’s “Nimrod” from the Enigma Variations. Free but ticketed.
Monday, May 2; 7 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

SBYSO Gala Concert
South Bend Youth Symphony Orchestras present their final concert of the 2021-22 season. Both the Concert Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra will perform. Featuring the world premiere of Jessica Carter’s cello concerto, “Rancor and Triumph,” with soloist Tamara Shu. Plus music from “Star Wars,” “The Mandalorian,” “Pirates of the Caribbean” and more! Fac/Staff: $15. Students: $10.
Friday, May 6; 7:30 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

NDCC Community Festival of Global Sacred Music Concert
Sacred Music Academy at Notre Dame presents its annual spring concert, “Festival of Global Sacred Music,” with the Notre Dame Children’s Choir. Featuring choral works in languages from around the world. Guest community singers from the greater South Bend region join in for the day for workshops and rehearsals and will also perform with the choirs. Free.
Saturday, May 7; 2 to 3:15 p.m. in St. Matthew Cathedral, 1701 Miami St., South Bend
Trike Theatre Presents “Mariposa” (Butterfly)
In the first of its kind, DPAC will host Trike Theatre as part of St. Adalbert Parish’s Cinco de Mayo Fiesta at LaSalle Park. The children’s theater company will perform “Mariposa,” a bilingual one-act play by José Casas and Sandra Fenichel Asher, about neighbors who can’t agree on anything until a caterpillar unites them through its transformation. Free, no tickets needed.
Saturday, May 7; 2 p.m. at LaSalle Park, South Bend

Garth Brooks Concert
Country music star Garth Brooks will fulfill a promise he made more than three years ago and return to Notre Dame Stadium for a concert. Tickets on sale only through Ticketmaster.
Saturday, May 7; 7 to 9:30 p.m. in Notre Dame Stadium

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

Spring Virtual Town Hall
In anticipation of the virtual Staff Town Hall with President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Executive Vice President Shannon Cullinan on Wednesday, May 18, at 1:30 p.m., staff are invited to submit topic suggestions and questions by Wednesday, May 11.

Use Your Educational Benefit Toward Summer Online Courses
Are you interested in enhancing your skills or diving into big ideas this summer? Take a summer online course and enjoy the convenience and flexibility of studying anywhere. New courses for summer 2022 include “Crypto, Blockchain and NFTS,” “Beginning French 1” and “Why Business?” The employee educational benefit can be used to help pay for summer online courses for you or your children.
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Notre Dame Vision Summer Conferences for High School Students
Register your teen for Notre Dame Vision to participate in keynote talks, small groups and experiences of prayer and sacrament led by 50 Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s and Holy Cross mentors-in-faith. Apply using the group application and enter “ND Faculty/Staff Discount” for the group organizer name for a discounted rate of $250/week. Applications accepted through Saturday, May 14. For questions, contact or call 631-7425.
Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. campus-wide
Monday, June 27, through Friday, July 1

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Panel Discussion in Celebration of the Launch of NDAbility
NDAbility is an Employee Resource Group focused on addressing the needs and concerns of faculty and staff with disabilities. The group will focus on providing social, cultural and educational events for faculty, staff and their family members with disabilities. This group is open to all employees including individuals with disabilities, family members of individuals with disabilities, allies and supporters of disability inclusion. The moderator will be Monique Frazier, equal opportunity and access program manager, Office of Institutional Equity. Review the panel members and RSVP for the ERG launch event.
Thursday, May 5; 11:30 a.m. in the Eck Visitors Center

Educational and Research Opportunities

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on the workshop to see more details and to register.
Intro to Github and Markdown
Learn the basic functions of contributing to a repository and writing documents in its preferred plain-text format, markdown.
Tuesday, May 3; 10 to 11 a.m. in the Collaboration Hub (Room 235), Hesburgh Library

Teaching This Summer?
If you’ve started preparing to teach next semester and want to learn to use Canvas more effectively, join the Teaching Well with Canvas professional development sessions starting in May. Facilitators will discuss course site development based on solid instructional design from beginning to end resulting in an online environment ready to use. See schedule for details. Registration required.
Offered in multiple training sessions available in person and virtually. 

Health and Recreation

Webinar — “Battling Burnout: How to Spot and Beat Burnout”
Thea Gallagher, clinical assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, will offer this free 30-minute webinar. This event is offered by Human Resources through Summus, a virtual health specialist platform, offered to faculty and staff at no cost. Activate your account by visiting the Summus website, by calling (917) 565-8540, or by sending an email to
Thursday, May 5; noon to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom

Lectures and Presentations

Panel Discussion — “Coffee for Integration: Insights on Empowering Migrants and Refugees in the Americas”
The global economy depends on the contributions of migrant workers, who make up almost 5 percent of the world’s workforce. Yet these workers experience greater vulnerabilities. What lessons can the Americas — home to a quarter of all migrant workers — share for promoting the human dignity of this population? Hear insights from the panel. Learn more and register.
Tuesday, May 3; 10 a.m. to noon via Zoom webinar

Panel Discussion: “Faith and Freedom: A Lithuanian Perspective”
This webinar will contribute to this commemoration of The Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania, the longest-running and best-known underground periodical in the former Soviet Union, shedding light on the idea behind its publication, the role of the Catholic resistance, and the contribution it made to the Soviet-era human rights movement.
Wednesday, May 4; noon to 1 p.m. online

Time-Out for Tech — “Emma: A Tool for Mass Mailing”
Learn more about Emma — the University-approved mass mailing tool. This online session will cover the cost of the service, how to access it and available support. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Wednesday, May 4; 1:30 to 2 p.m. via Zoom

Panel Discussion — “Afghanistan: What Risk of Armed Conflict?”
This panel will analyze the dynamics between different armed groups, including the Taliban regime, in Afghanistan. What are their interests and objectives? Will there be peace or more armed conflict as the weather warms up? How will it impact the humanitarian situation? What can and should be done about it?
Thursday, May 5; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom webinar

Social Gatherings

Free Kona Ice
Join the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs for free Kona Ice! The first 100 guests will receive a free OMVA Tervis tumbler. Join in the study break to enjoy Kona Ice and fellowship. Notre Dame students, faculty and staff are welcome.
Tuesday, May 3; 1 to 4 p.m. on Fieldhouse Mall

Kellogg Institute LASA Reunión 2022
Friends of Kellogg are invited to join a virtual reception featuring “rooms” based on our research themes and hosted by members of the Kellogg community. Enjoy time to discuss topics, network with new and familiar colleagues and learn what others are doing. Participation in the Latin American Studies Association Congress is not required.
Wednesday, May 4; 5 to 6 p.m. online

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Student Prep for Online Tests
Whether you are using Sakai or Canvas for final examinations this semester, prepare students for a positive experience. Advise them to start with a fresh browser, using only a single tab in the system, and not to take the test on a tablet. Send the Canvas essential tips to students before their final.

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.