TheWeek@ND Student Edition (Jan. 25)



For the Week of January 25

Arts and Performances


Cocktail with a Curator
Join us for Cocktail with a Curator, a program that toasts amazing works of art with themed cocktails! Spend time with Cheryl Snay, curator of European and American art before 1900, looking closely at a newly acquired Dutch still life entitled “Almonds, Oysters, Sweets, Chestnuts and Wine on a Wooden Table.”
Thursday, Jan. 28; 7 to 8 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art via Zoom


Virtual Gala — Color Me Fischoff
Fischoff and our 2020 Gold Medalists will present an hour of music, stories and inspiration reimagined as we create, shake and stir cocktails with James Beard Award-winning sommelier Belinda Chang, dubbed by the Wall Street Journal as the “Global Virtual Experience Guru.” Gala proceeds help fund the educational programs of Fischoff and the 48th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Friday, Jan. 29; 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. online

Deadlines or Registrations

Register for TutorND by Friday, Jan. 29
TutorND will return this spring. Register by Friday, Jan. 29. This free program provides 12 weeks of virtual learning and enrichment sessions for children of Notre Dame faculty, staff and graduate students. Click for more information.

Time-Out for Tech: Make Yourself Look and Sound Good in Zoom
Once registered, the Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Thursday, Feb. 4; 2 to 2:30 p.m.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Meruelo Family Center for Career Development:

Mastering the Networking and Interview Introduction — for Sophomores Seeking Financial Services Careers
This is an interactive learning lab in conjunction with the Wall Street Club. Discuss how to effectively nail the 30-second (networking) and 60-second (interviewing) intros. After discussion, students will each give their 30- or 60-second intro. We will also discuss networking strategies and defining your brand.
Monday, Jan. 25; 3 to 4 p.m. virtually

Lessons Learned: Student-Athlete and Monogram Club Networking Event, Advertising/Marketing and Sports/Entertainment
Former ND student-athletes will discuss their ND experience, academic majors and how both impacted their post-college career. Hear from professional athletes about the next steps after a pro career and also from Monogram Club members who went right into industry post-graduation. Attending ND alumni will discuss potential career opportunities.
Monday, Jan. 25; 8 to 9 p.m. virtually

Faith and Service

Information Session: Spring Social Concerns Seminars
In spring 2021, these seminars will address some of the most critical issues of our time — migration, race and incarceration, sustainability and more. Students will examine social issues through the lens of Catholic Social Teaching, participate in active learning communities and develop initiatives engaging the campus community. Learn more at a student-led info session.
Monday, Jan. 25; 7 to 8 p.m. virtually

Lectures and Presentations

Webinar: “A Community-Based Effort in Promoting Asian American Youth and Young Adults’ Mental Health”
Weiyang Xie, staff psychologist for the University Counseling Center, will discuss the unique individual, familial, cultural and societal factors related to Asian American youth and young adults’ mental health. Her lecture will explore multi-tiered interventions to destigmatize mental health issues and increase mental health literacy in the Asian American community. Register online.
Monday, Jan. 25; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom

London in Song: London Book Club
Join us for the third live session with Professor Ian Newman to discuss the song “Jerusalem.” Be sure to watch Newman’s five-minute explainer videos on ThinkND and register to participate in the Zoom session and LinkedIn discussion board. Learn more and register here.
Tuesday, Jan. 26; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. virtually

ThinkND’s “The Global Church” Series
In conjunction with the World Religions World Church program, ThinkND is launching a new series “The Global Church.” It offers an opportunity to explore the Church’s relationship with the believers of other faiths around the world. This week, we will learn about “The Church and Islam” featuring Gabriel Reynolds,member of the Vatican’s Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims. Register here.
Tuesday, Jan. 26; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. virtually

Discussion: “The State of Human Rights in Mexico: The Practitioner’s Perspective”
Join the Mexico City Global Center for a conversation with four Notre Dame alumni who are currently working to improve human rights throughout Mexico. They’ll offer insight into the most pressing issues as well as the legal strategies they are using to promote human rights. Professor Paolo Carozza will moderate. See the flyer for the list of participants and a registration link.
Wednesday, Jan. 27; 7 to 8 p.m. via Zoom

Lecture: “Dante in America,” Session I
In connection with the 2021 Dante centenary, the Devers Program in Dante Studies and the Center for Italian Studies are organizing a year-long lecture series on the topic of “Dante in America.” In the first session, David Wallace, University of Pennsylvania and Laura Dassow Walls, professor of English at Notre Dame, will speak. Open to the public, but registration is required.
Friday, Jan. 29; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Also This Week …

Legends Reopening for Takeout Only
Legends reopens on Tuesday, Jan. 26, for takeout only. Orders may be placed through the Grubhub app. Legends will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit for menus.

Hesburgh Library Building Hours and Access for Spring Semester
Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, Hesburgh Library will be open:
  -Sundays, 9 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  -Mondays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  -Fridays, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  -Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Get up-to-date information on Hesburgh Libraries access and services at