TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (November 22)



For the Week of November 22

Arts and Performances


The Midtown Men: “Holiday Hits”
Your holidays will go ring-a-ding-ding thanks to these four magnetic stars from the original cast of Broadway’s “Jersey Boys.” Radiating Rat Pack authenticity, they’ll treat you to tight four-part harmonies on Yuletide classics like “Let it Snow” and their signature renditions of ’60s hits. Fac/Staff: $40. Students: $10.
Sunday, Nov. 28; 4 p.m. in Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

University Testing Center Thanksgiving Break Hours
The University Testing Center at the Joyce Center will observe the following hours this week:
Coronavirus surveillance testing: Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 22-23; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Joyce Center
Symptomatic testing: Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 22-23; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The University Testing Center will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 28.  

Museum Closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday
The first-floor exhibitions in the Snite Museum of Art will be available for viewing from noon until 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27, including the temporary exhibition, “Jim Dine: American Icon.”

Deadlines or Registrations

Opt In to Receive W-2 Electronically
Faculty, staff and student workers now have the opportunity to receive W-2s electronically rather than as a printed statement through the mail. The benefits of opting in are to protect the privacy of your financial information and to eliminate the chance of your paper statement being lost in the mail.
Opt in by Friday, Dec. 31. 

HR Workshop: “Building Great Teams”
Teamwork is essential to the progress of any organization. However, it can be difficult and time-consuming to develop efficient, creative and successful teams. Learn the tools to organize effective teams. Gain insight to building successful teams and creating an environment where collaborative efforts and productivity thrive. Register by Sunday, Nov. 28.
Wednesday, Dec. 1; 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the lower-level training room, Grace Hall

Sing with the Notre Dame Community Choir for Christmas Eve Mass
All are welcome to sing with the Notre Dame Community Choir for Christmas Eve Mass in the Basilica. No audition is necessary. For more information, visit or contact Patrick Kronner at or 631-7779.
Weekly Rehearsals: Dec. 6, 13 and 20; 7 to 8:45 p.m.

Deals and Discounts

More the Merrier Sale
Shop from Wednesday, Nov. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 28, at and get 20 percent off two items, 25 percent off three items or 30 percent off four items.

ND Engineering Apparel Sale
Calling all engineers! NDSEED just received brand-new College of Engineering apparel. Check out the online shop and get some ND Engineering gear for yourself and your family — they make for great gifts.
NDSEED is a student organization that runs engineering apparel sales annually to finance its bridge project in Latin America. Learn more at

Educational and Research Opportunities

Middle School Math Research Opportunity — Winter Study
The CLAD Lab is interested in how middle school students learn math. Students will participate in two hour-long sessions in the winter. If you have a child enrolled in sixth, seventh or eighth grade who has not participated in a prior CLAD Lab study this year, please email Students will receive $25 after each session for participating. Review the poster for detailed information.
Mondays through Thursdays starting Nov. 29; 2 to 7 p.m. in Room E546 (CLAD Lab), Corbett Family Hall

Technology Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free of charge. Check the class description in Endeavor for the method of delivery of each class.
∙ Adobe Spark: Tell Your Story in Posts, Pages and Videos, Tuesday, Nov. 30; 8:30 a.m. to noon
∙ Google Sheets, Level II: Macros Introduction, Tuesday, Nov. 30; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ Data Governance Boot Camp, Wednesday, Dec. 1; 10 a.m. to noon
∙ Photoshop CC, Level II: Resolving Color Issues, Wednesday, Dec. 1; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
∙ InDesign CC, Level II: Intermediate Document Creation, Thursday, Dec. 2; 8:30 a.m. to noon 
∙ Tableau: Introduction, Thursday, Dec. 2; 1 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Faith and Service

Transgender Day of Remembrance
This prayer service will honor and remember transgender people whose lives have been lost this year based on their identity.
Monday, Nov. 22; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Grotto

Lectures and Presentations

Panel Discussion: “Anchors of Stability? The Role of Electoral Authorities in Promoting Democratic Governance”
An informed discussion regarding democratic threats and achievements in contemporary politics in the Americas — an address by distinguished guest Lorenzo Córdova Vianello, president of Mexico’s National Electoral Institute, with comparative perspectives by ND discussants Abby Córdova, Aníbal Pérez-Liñan and the Kellogg Institute’s Julio Juárez Gámiz.
Monday, Nov. 22; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Lecture: “Why Does Biodiversity Matter to Us All?”
Join in the first of the London Global Gateway’s Sustainable Future Series in which Celia Deane-Drummond, director of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute at the University of Oxford, will discuss why we need to care about biodiversity from a religious and moral perspective. Register here.
Monday, Nov. 29; noon to 1 p.m. virtually  

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.