TheWeek@ND Fac/Staff Edition (October 24)



For the Week of October 24

University Campaigns and Initiatives

Open Enrollment
This year’s Open Enrollment is active. That means you must make elections by Friday, Nov. 4, to be enrolled in benefits during 2023. 

Arts and Performances


Virtual Slow Look
Take a break in your week for a slow look at Georges Rouault’s “Death Took Him as He Rose from His Bed of Nettles” (“La mort l’a pris comme il sortait du lit d’orties”). The series uses the tools of mindfulness meditation as a way to approach and understand the print through a guided look. Register via the Snite website.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

The Big Draw: Snite Sketches
The Big Draw Festival is the world’s largest celebration of drawing, held worldwide every year during October. It is for anyone who loves to draw, as well as those who think they can’t. The festival promotes drawing as a universal language that has the power to change lives and unite people of any age, background, race or religion.
Saturday, Oct. 29; noon to 5 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art
Snite Sketches is available daily during the museum’s open hours.


“Salut les Cubains” (1963) and “One Way or Another” (1974)
The next Learning Beyond the Classics “Documentary: Fact or Fiction?” screening features the short film “Salut les Cubains” (29 minutes) from legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda and the hybrid feature “One Way or Another” (74 minutes) from Afro-Cuban filmmaker Sara Gómez. Faculty/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 8 to 9:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“The Earth Is Blue as an Orange” (2020)
Filmed in Ukraine and Lithuania, Anna and her children are making a film together about their life to cope with the daily trauma of living in a war zone. Part of the Nanovic Institute Film Series: “New Political Realities in Europe.” Free. Reserved tickets recommended. 74 minutes.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Film Screening and Discussion with Director Louisa Wei: “Havana Divas” (2018)
Offering a window into more than 170 years of the experience of Chinese migration to Cuba, “Havana Divas” follows two Cantonese opera singers who perform for decades in Cuba before, and during, Fidel Castro’s revolution. Director S. Louisa Wei scheduled to appear live. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 7 to 9:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Screening and Discussion — “First Time Home: An Ethnographic Film”
“First Time Home” is an award-winning visual anthropology documentary directed and filmed by four cousins who travel from their Indigenous Triqui immigrant community in California to their ancestral village in southern Mexico. Discussion with Seth Holmes, professor at UC Berkeley and film producer. Learn more at
Thursday, Oct. 27; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

“Frankenstein” — Version 1 (2011)
Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (“Slumdog Millionaire”) directs the National Theatre Live production with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. Version 1 features actor Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of the Creature. Faculty/Staff: $18. Students: $16. 134 minutes.
Friday, Oct. 28; 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
“Frankenstein” — Version 2 (2011)
Version 2 features actor Jonny Lee Miller in the role of the Creature. Faculty/Staff: $18. Students: $16. 129 minutes.
Saturday, Oct. 29; 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” (2014)
The first Iranian vampire western, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut feature basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films and the Iranian New Wave. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. 100 minutes.
Friday, Oct. 28; 9:30 to 11:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Met Opera: Live in HD presents “Medea”
Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the mythic sorceress who will stop at nothing in her quest for vengeance. Joining Radvanovsky in the Met-premiere production of Cherubini’s rarely performed masterpiece is tenor Matthew Polenzani as Medea’s Argonaut husband. Faculty/Staff: $23. Students: $16. 190 minutes (one intermission).
Saturday, Oct. 29; 1 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Dracula” (1931)
This Universal Pictures adaptation of the stage version of “Dracula” was a major success and led both to a proliferation of monster movies and to how Halloween costumes conceptualized vampires for nearly a century. Faculty/Staff: $6. Free for ND, SMC, HC and IUSB students. (75 minutes)
Saturday, Oct. 29; 9:30 to 11:15 p.m. in Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Sunday, Oct. 30; 4 p.m.

“Coco” (2017)
Celebrate el Día de los Muertos with “Coco”! Born into a family with a tight ban on music and desperate to perform, Miguel lands himself in the Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. $1. (105 minutes)
Sunday, Oct. 30; 1 to 2:45 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Irish Theatre of Chicago presents “The Dance of Death”
Famed playwright Conor McPherson brings a lyrical ferocity to his adaption of a long-married couple’s toxic battle of wills. See Edgar, a tyrannical captain, and his manipulative wife, Alice, spar in harrowing and hilarious ways. Faculty/Staff: $26. Students: $10.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, Oct. 28; 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 29; 7:30 p.m.

Fall Concert: Notre Dame Chorale
The Notre Dame Chorale, now in its 48th year, presents its annual fall concert, featuring works from the Renaissance to the 20th century by Thomas Tallis, Claudio Monteverdi, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Christóbal de Morales, Francisco Guerrero, Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner and more. Free but ticketed for Notre Dame faculty, staff and students. Adults: $10. Seniors: $5. Students: free.
Friday, Oct. 28; 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Terra String Quartet
The Terra String Quartet is the 49th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition Senior Strings Division Gold Medal and Grand Prize winner. The emerging ensemble based in New York City comprises graduates of the Juilliard School’s prestigious Honors Program and the Manhattan School of Music. Faculty/Staff: $21. Students: $10.
Sunday, Oct. 30; 4 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

An Evening with Natasha Trethewey
Trethewey, a former U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, is the Initiative on Race and Resilience artist-in-residence for 2022-23. Free books will be available for purchase before and after the reading. Presented by the Initiative on Race and Resilience. RSVP by Tuesday, Nov. 8.
Wednesday, Nov. 9; 7:30 to 10 p.m. in McKenna Hall Auditorium and livestreamed. 7:30 to 9 p.m. poetry reading followed by a reception and book signing from 9 to 10 p.m.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
Introduction to Natural Language Processing with Python 
This hands-on workshop is an introduction to the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK), a very popular suite of Python (programming language) modules making the process of text mining easier. By the end of the workshop you will have a working knowledge of Python and exposure to the inner workings of the NLTK.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Mapping with ArcGIS Online
ArcGIS Online is a browser-based GIS platform that allows users to create, visualize and manipulate spatial data. ArcGIS Online offers an excellent workspace for researchers who are beginning to work with GIS. This workshop will teach you the foundations of mapping in ESRI’s ArcGIS Online platform.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 1 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library
How to Make a Book
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to bind books using any one of three different techniques: using a machine to do coil binding, using a machine to do adhesive binding or making a book with a “slot and tab” method and absolutely no tools, only paper. Learn how printing and making books is a good thing, even in an era of all things digital.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Introduction to Text Mining 
In this hands-on workshop, learn the benefits of using computers to analyze textual corpora such as a collection of books or journal articles. Sometimes called “distant” or “scalable” reading, text mining is a way to analyze the words (or phrases) in a text in order to find patterns and anomalies within it.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Using the Distant Reader
This workshop is useful to anyone who needs to read large volumes of materials and will help you take control of your content. The Distant Reader, a locally written system, can take large volumes of URLs or files, create a corpus, convert it into plain text, complete natural language processing and output sets of reports.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Data Organization in Spreadsheets
Good data organization is the foundation of any research project. Most researchers have data in spreadsheets, so it’s the place where many research projects start. In this workshop, you will learn good data entry practices, including formatting data tables in spreadsheets, as well as basic quality control, how to avoid common mistakes and more.
Friday, Oct. 28; 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

[CANCELED] Planning and Managing Events in Conductor
After taking initial training with the Arts and Letters communication team, attendees will receive some resources for planning and managing events, get in-depth training on adding and sharing events in Conductor. Who should attend? Faculty, staff and students who manage events for the departments or colleges.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

EAP Workshop: American Pronunciation
You have studied English for years, but now in the U.S., you find yourself struggling to understand Americans and hold a successful conversation with them. Join the group in analyzing the characteristic sounds of American speech and getting advice on improving listening and pronunciation skills with daily practice. Register to receive the Zoom link.
Friday, Oct. 28; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom

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.
∙ Google Forms Demo, Wednesday, Nov. 2; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
∙ Spreadsheets, Level II: Formulas and Functions, Wednesday, Nov. 2; 1 to 4:30 p.m.
∙ Qualtrics Forms, Level II: Data and Analysis Demo, Thursday, Nov. 3; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
∙ travelND Training, Thursday, Nov. 3; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at

Research Opportunity

Research Study Participation Opportunity: CVRL (Computer Science and Engineering)
Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in a 30-minute research study. The objective is to identify techniques of heart rate, respiration rate and blood pressure estimation from videos of subjects performing various tasks. Review further details here. Participants will receive a gift card.
Sessions are available Mondays through Thursdays to Oct. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Room 355C, Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

Faith and Service

Blood Drive
Sponsored by Graduate Student Government. October donors will receive a South Bend Medical Foundation long-sleeved T-shirt.
Please eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water. Bring a photo ID. Eating extra iron-rich foods the week before can help prevent deferral. Sign up online at
Monday, Oct. 24; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Stepan Center

The Kary Project — Be The Match
In honor of Dr. Kary Duncan, please register to be a bone marrow donor. The process takes five minutes but it can save lives. Duncan, an ’88 alumna and benefactor of Duncan Hall and the Duncan Student Center, went through two bone marrow transplants. Visit for full details.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 8 to 11 p.m. in Duncan Hall
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Duncan Student Center
Thursday, Oct. 27; 6 to 10 p.m. in Duncan Hall
Friday, Oct. 28; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Duncan Student Center

Byzantine Catholic Divine Liturgy (Mass) for Peace in Ukraine
Join the Ukrainian Society of Notre Dame in prayer to celebrate a Byzantine Catholic Divine Liturgy (Mass). Gather to show continued support for the Ukrainian people and celebrate the unique liturgical and cultural expression of the universal Catholic faith.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 8 to 9:15 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Health and Recreation

Yoga in Italian
Mats, blocks and straps will be provided. Just bring yourself and enthusiasm to do yoga in a different language.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Smith Studio 1, Duncan Student Center

Lectures and Presentations

Lecture — “The Irish Buddhist: Transnational Buddhism and Opposition to Empire”
Alicia Turner, associate professor at York University, discusses her research about U Dhammaloka, an Irish sailor who was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Burma and organized missions across Southeast Asia to promote Buddhism and rail against British colonialism in the early 1900s. Lunch provided.
Free and open to the public.
Monday, Oct. 24; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture — “Completing Partition: Lahore and the Aftermath of the Babri Mosque Demolition”
Alumnus Yaqoob Bangash ’04, a Fulbright fellow at Harvard University, will discuss his research on the emergence of Pakistan as a post-colonial state. His talk comes on the 75th anniversary of partition and the 30th anniversary of the destruction of the Barbri Masjid — and as India struggles to contain communal tensions. Lunch provided.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture — “Indigenous Language Politics in the Schoolroom: Cultural Survival in Mexico and the United States”
In this talk, Mneesha Gellman of Emerson College gives an overview of her new book, which examines how Indigenous high school students resist assimilation and assert their identities through access to Indigenous language classes in public schools.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Launch and Panel Discussion for “Who Are My People?: Love, Violence and Christianity in Sub-Saharan Africa”
The book is written by Emmanuel Katongole, professor of theology and peace studies at the Kroc Institute and Department of Theology and Extraordinary Professor of Theology and Ecclesiology at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. The panel discussion will include Jason Springs and Todd Whitmore of Notre Dame and Cecelia Lynch of the University of California, Irvine, on modern violence and the kind of prophetic visions that can lead toward positive peace and integral ecology. 
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 4 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

“The Making of Thom Browne”: A Conversation with Thom Browne and Michael Hainey
The discussion will provide an inside look into how a Notre Dame swimmer from the class of ’88 became a designer to LeBron James and Michelle Obama and built a fashion empire. RSVP and submit questions at this link. Presented by the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Washington Hall

Lecture by MFA Open Studios Walkthrough Critic
Join the Department of Art, Art History and Design for a lecture by MFA Open Studios walkthrough critic Elizabeth Claffey, associate professor of photography at Indiana University in Bloomington. Reception to follow.
Tuesday, Oct. 25; 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 200, Riley Hall

Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education
The University is a host institution sponsor for the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s global conference. This virtual event streams live across three days. Registration is free for the first 100 Notre Dame faculty members, students and/or staff with a valid email.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. online
Thursday, Nov. 3; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“Rome Call for AI Ethics”: A Global University Summit
The Rome Call for AI Ethics aims to promote an ethical approach to the design, development and deployment of AI. During the summit, participants from invited universities will discuss ongoing work and best practices around AI ethics in education, research and policies. All are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in McKenna Hall
Thursday, Oct. 27; 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Lecture — “Eyes Bigger Than Your Stomach: How Accessing Your Greatest Creative Strength is a Matter of Looking in the Right Direction”
Join the Department of Art, Art History and Design for a lecture by Stephen Barany, artist and walkthrough critic for the MFA open studios.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 9 to 10 a.m. in Room 108A, Riley Hall

Talk — “Ecumenism after Bucha: Churches and the Russian Invasion of Ukraine”
Yury P. Avvakumov is an associate professor of theology and a faculty fellow of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. This talk will address the role of Christian churches, first and foremost Orthodox and Catholic leaders, in the context of this first full-scale war in Europe since 1945. Free and open to all. Lunch will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, starting 30 minutes prior to the lecture.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls (lunch available starting at noon)

Lecture — “Memories and Prophecies: The ‘Total Theatre’ of W.B. Yeats”
James Flannery of Emory University, a prominent scholar of Yeats’ drama, will launch the Keough-Naughton Institute’s Yeats Initiative by focusing on Yeats’ plays and the search for new forms. In works still considered avant-garde, the Nobel laureate sought modes of expression that would inspire people to live “creative and abundant lives.”
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Panel Discussion: “Religious Liberty Issues in Healthcare”
The panel will address issues ranging from the legal challenges facing religious health care systems, cultural challenges facing medical professionals, the protection of religious rights of minority religions and issues in medical licensing and regulation. Moderated by O. Carter Snead, the director of the de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the McCartan Courtroom, Eck Hall of Law

Lecture: “Urban Design and New Traditional Building Technologies”
Thomas Albrecht is one of the most important architects of contemporary traditional design. As part of the Nortman Lecture Series, “Urbanism and Architecture: A New German Synthesis,” he will share his early work and recent designs in Munich and Berlin with a focus on sustainability in urban planning and adaptation of traditional craft techniques. Registration is required for virtual attendance.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium (Room 109), Walsh Family Hall of Architecture, and via Zoom

Conversations with the C-Suite: “The Role of Crisis Communication Planning and Management in an Always-On World”
Presented by Chris Talley, founder of Talley Communication Strategies and former chief communications officer of USAA. Hosted by the Fanning Center for Business Communication, Mendoza College of Business.
Thursday, Oct. 27; noon to 1 p.m. in Room 213, Stayer Center for Executive Education

Conversations with the C-Suite: “The Role of CSR and Sustainability in a Corporate Value Proposition”
Presented by Pat McLaughlin, chief sustainability officer at Verisk. Network with your friends and people you’d like to meet. Light refreshments provided. Hosted by the Fanning Center for Business Communication, Mendoza College of Business.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 213, Stayer Center for Executive Education

Lecture: “Newman and the Religion of the Future”
Archbishop Anthony Fisher, O.P., Archdiocese of Sydney, will offer this reflection, exploring how Catholic institutions of higher education play a crucial role in bringing forth Newman’s understanding of Christianity as the religion of the future. A reception will follow in Eck Commons.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the McCartan Courtroom, Notre Dame Law School

Lecture — “Along the Silk Road: Interdisciplinary Archaeology Research at the Medieval City of Samshvilde, South Caucasus, Republic of Georgia”
The Medieval Institute and the Department of Anthropology present a lecture by David Berikashvili, professor in the Department of Archeology, Anthropology and Art at the University of Georgia, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 5 to 6 p.m. in the Medieval Institute Reading Room (Room 715), Hesburgh Library

Book Discussion — “Becoming Gods: Medical Training in Mexican Hospitals”
Vania Smith-Oka, author and Notre Dame associate professor, will discuss her new book examining how a cohort of doctors-in-training in the Mexican city of Puebla learn to become doctors. Introduction and discussion by Seth Holmes, Chancellor’s Professor in the UC Berkeley Division of Society and Environment. Review the poster.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 5 to 6:15 p.m. in the Department of Anthropology (Room 278, Tutor Room), Corbett Family Hall, with reception to follow

Virtues and Vocations Forum: “Giving Voice to Values”
How can we effectively communicate and act on our values? Join the Center for Social Concerns for a lecture with Mary Gentile, author of “Giving Voice to Values: How to Speak Your Mind When You Know What’s Right.” Reception to follow.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium, McKenna Hall

Labor Café
The Labor Café convenes the Notre Dame community for casual conversation on contemporary questions about work, workers and workplaces. What rights and protections should those who work for others have? What’s the proper role for government in the economy? How should we address enduring problems of inequality, poverty and lack of opportunity? And what does Catholic social teaching have to say about these labor questions? Participants choose the concrete topics, all people are welcome and all opinions are entertained.
Friday, Oct. 28; 5 to 6 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Side-by-Side Burn Demonstration
See a live side-by-side burn demonstration of the life-saving benefits of fire sprinkler systems from Notre Dame Fire Chief Bruce Harrison, the National Fire Sprinkler Association and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. Important safety tips for college students and parents, residence hall supervisors and staff and the general public. Review the poster.
Thursday, Oct. 27, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Parish Center

Social Gatherings

MFA Open Studios
Join in an opportunity to explore the University’s graduate programs in ceramics, industrial design, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture and visual communication design. Talk with faculty and current graduate students, meet visiting prospective graduate students and tour the AAHD facilities.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Riley Hall

Tertulia: Día de los Muertos
The Spanish Tertulia (gathering with students) gives you an opportunity to improve your Spanish conversation skills. In this tertulia, students and faculty will gather to celebrate the life of their ancestors, a practice going back several thousand years to indigenous cultures across North and South America. This is the second of three gatherings.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 4 to 5 p.m. on the first floor (Decio Commons), Decio Faculty Hall

Cross-Cultural Coffee Hour: Music in Irish Culture
Join ISSA and CSLC for an hour of coffee, conversation and connection! This is a space for international and domestic students to come together and discuss cultural backgrounds over a cup o’ joe/café/java/قهوة/caife. This Cross-Cultural Coffee Hour with Notre Dame International will present “Music in Irish Culture,” hosted by FLTA Clíodhna.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 4 to 5 p.m. in Remick Family Hall

Portuguese Language Table
Join the Portuguese Program for a fun evening filled with food and festivities. Learn a few words in Portuguese, practice your conversation skills in Portuguese and learn about the cultures of Portuguese- speaking countries. All are welcome.
Wednesday, Oct. 26; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 106, Bond Hall

Faculty Working Moms Support Group
Join this initial gathering created to build a supportive network of fellow faculty working moms on campus. The group will share experiences and resources, as well as have occasional information sessions to help lessen the mental load many working moms face. If you can only attend for a few minutes, please stop by! We would love to meet you and thank you for all your hard work. There will be plenty of coffee, pastries (GF, DF options included), and a small gift. RSVP here. If you aren’t able to attend but are interested in learning more, sign up here.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Rohr’s, Morris Inn

Ciorcal Comhrá! Irish Conversation Table
Discover more about the language and culture of Ireland and meet new people. Sponsored by the Department of Irish Language and Literature. Everyone is welcome. Bígí linn!
Thursday, Oct. 27; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Snite @ Nite: Snite Fright
Spook on over to the Snite Museum of Art for a frightening night of art-related Halloween fun! Screenprint a T-shirt with an exclusive design. Explore the cobwebbed corners of the museum through different activities. Drop by whenever you can for a ghoulishly good time. This program is organized by the Snite Student Programming Committee.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Diwali Celebration
Join the members of the National Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, South Asian Student Association and the Graduate Student Government in the celebration of Diwali. There will be great music and lots of dancing! All members of the Notre Dame community are welcome to attend this free event.
Thursday, Oct. 27; 7 to 10 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Fall Family Night in the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park
Join a frighteningly fun family evening filled with more treats than tricks. Enjoy artmaking activities and trick-or-treating throughout the Sculpture Park, be entertained with haunting tales, creepy poems and spooky songs from storyteller Gary Randolph and more! Costumes are strongly encouraged.
Saturday, Oct. 29; 5 to 7 p.m. in the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park

Japan Day
Are you interested in learning about Japanese cooking, culture, the JET Program and travel? Would you like a chance to meet Japan’s official representative for the Midwest? Join the ND Japanese Program, Liu Institute and Hiroshi Tajima, the Midwest consul general of Japan, for a lecture, food demonstration, information booths and refreshments.
Sunday, Oct. 30; 1 to 3 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Canvas Tip: Create Office Hours in Canvas
Using the calendar on the blue global panel in Canvas, instructors can create individual appointment slots for office hours. These slots can be visible to the students in one course or all your courses and will allow students to select a time.

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.