TheWeek@ND Student Edition (January 17)



For the Week of January 17

University Campaigns and Initiatives

For a full listing of Walk the Walk Week events, visit

Walk the Walk: Building the “Beloved Community” at Notre Dame
A student panel will discuss Dr. King’s vision for the "Beloved Community" and consider the actions we can take, individually and collectively, to build such a community here at Notre Dame. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Masking is required. Livestream available at
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 8:15 p.m. in Washington Hall

Annual MLK Day Candlelight Prayer Service
Join us as we reflect on Dr. King's legacy and pray for an end to racism, inequality and injustice in our communities, nation and world. Masking is required. Livestream available at
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 10 p.m. in the Main Building Rotunda

Arts and Performances


33rd Annual Notre Dame Student Film Festival
These films were made by undergraduate students during the past year as class projects in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre. After each screening audience members will be invited to vote for their favorite film via text message, and the Audience Choice Award will be presented after the final screening. See link for list of featured films. $4 students, $6 faculty/staff/seniors (65+), $7 general public.
Friday, Jan. 21; 6:30 to 8:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, Jan. 22; 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 23; 7 p.m.


Slainte: The 2022 Irish Dance Showcase
The Notre Dame/Saint Mary’s Irish Dance Team is proud to present its annual showcase, “Slainte!” Witness a night of fast-paced rhythms and traditional Irish dancing, all performed by ND and SMC students. Tickets are $5 for ND/SMC/HCC students and $7 for the general public. Livestream performances can be purchased online via the StudentShop website. In-person tickets to Washington Hall performances can be purchased at the LaFortune Box Office or at the door.
Friday, Jan. 21; 7 to 9 p.m. on the Mainstage Theater, Washington Hall
Saturday, Jan. 22; 7 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 23; 4 p.m.

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Awards and Competitions

Info Session: Graduate Fellowship at the ND Institute for Advanced Study
Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study for an info session on its Distinguished Graduate Fellowship Program. More information about the fellowships can be found at
Wednesday, Jan. 19; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 246, Hesburgh Library

Deadlines or Registrations

Irish Gardens Valentine’s Day Orders
Valentine’s Day is approaching! Order a beautiful flower arrangement for Valentine’s Day with Irish Gardens. Choose from romantic arrangements, friendly arrangements, chocolates and balloons. For any questions, email or call 631-4004. Irish Gardens is Notre Dame’s on-campus student-run flower shop located in the basement of LaFortune.

Reminder: Naughton Fellowship Deadline
The Naughton Fellowship program provides opportunities for students and faculty from some of Ireland’s leading research universities and Notre Dame to experience international education in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines.  
Online deadline of 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Literally, Black@ND
Black@ND seeks to be a forum for open and honest conversation that gives greater visibility to the experience of Black students, faculty, staff and alumni at the University. Join the live episode in which different Black student groups on campus gather to see what it’s like to be “Literally, Black@ND.”
Free but ticketed. Tickets available one hour prior to start.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 7 p.m. in the Decio Theatre​, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Educational and Research Opportunities

2022 Spring Semester Virtual Career Fair
Undergraduate and graduate students from all class years and academic colleges are invited to participate in the Virtual Spring Semester Career Fair, hosted on Handshake. Advance registration is required. Register on Handshake.
Wednesday, Jan. 19; 3 to 7 p.m. hosted on Handshake

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Introduction to Text Mining
Learn the benefits of using computers to analyze textual corpora.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 2 to 3 p.m.
Telling Your Spatial Story with ArcGIS StoryMaps
Learn how to communicate your research to various audiences using ArcGIS StoryMaps — a dynamic, online platform for spatial storytelling.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Mapping with ArcGIS Online
Learn how to make maps using ArcGIS Online and incorporate geographic information systems into your research.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 1 to 3 p.m.
Preparing Files for Text and Data Mining
Learn how to use software to convert your file into plain text.
Thursday, Jan. 20; 2 to 3 p.m.
Using the Distant Reader
Learn how to quickly read and analyze arbitrarily large corpora of textual materials with Distant Reader.
Friday, Jan. 21; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.

Faith and Service

Social Concerns Fair 2022
Explore service and community-engaged research and learning in South Bend at the annual Social Concerns Fair. Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to connect with representatives from nonprofit agencies, government organizations and the arts and entertainment sector as well as community-engaged campus programs.
Thursday, Jan. 20; 5 to 7 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Handbell Choir Open Ring Rehearsal
The Notre Dame Handbell Choir is looking for ringers. All are welcome and no prior experience with handbells is required. The handbell choir performs regularly at Masses around campus, records albums and participates in events like JPW. Join in to connect to our faith through music! For more info, email Lauren Connelly at
Thursday, Jan. 20; 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 328, O’Neill Hall of Music

Health and Recreation

Winter Health and Wellness Survey
Were you randomly selected to take the Winter Health and Wellness Survey? Please take it! Your responses help McWell continue to learn how to best support you. Follow the link in your inbox to take the survey and be entered to win $25, $100 or $300 in Domer Dollars! The survey is open through Friday, Jan. 21. Contact McWell ( with questions

Lectures and Presentations

Core Facility Fair
Posters will be displayed throughout the building. All members of the Notre Dame community are welcome. There will be door prizes awarded throughout the day for in-person attendees. Masks required.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Room B01, McCourtney Hall

Lecture: “The Global Significance of the Sino-Indian Rivalry”
Presented by Sumit Ganguly, the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is a specialist on the international and comparative politics of South Asia.
Tuesday, Jan. 18; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Virtual Lecture — “The Michael Lykoudis Lecture Series: The Shared Building Traditions of the World”
This virtual program will shine a light on the vernacular architecture intrinsic to locales around the world, and how they incorporate classical principles. The event’s inaugural speakers are award-winning architects and urban planners Nada Breitman-Jakov and Marc Breitman, Paris-based architects known for improving cities through quality architecture and urbanism. Free registration for ND faculty, staff and students here or by emailing Megan Lane at
Wednesday, Jan. 19; 6 p.m. via Zoom

Change Management Workshop: Managing Resistance to Change
Uncertainty. Resistance. Fight or flight. People react in many different ways when they experience change. This online workshop focuses on how to minimize resistance to change. It will include a short video and discussion, and the OIT Change Management team will present some tips about dealing with resistance. A calendar invitation will be sent to you with the Zoom meeting link. New participants must RSVP by noon Wednesday, Jan. 19.
Thursday, Jan. 20; 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom

EAP Workshop: “Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Résumé Writing”
Learn the difference between a CV and résumé, find out what and what not to include on them, review well written examples of CVs and résumés and learn about the Graduate Career Services of Notre Dame.
Thursday, Jan. 20; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom

Webinar: “Transnational Black Feminism and the Pursuit of Peace”
Featuring K. Melchor Quick Hall, resident scholar, Women’s Studies Research Center, Brandeis University. Hall aims to explore what a transnational Black feminist (TBF) framework has to offer peace studies and will guide audience members in a discussion about TBF guiding principles. Open to the public.
Thursday, Jan. 20; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Ten Years Hence Lecture: “The Space Barons and the Commercialization of Space”
The 2022 Ten Years Hence speaker series will explore life beyond Earth. Experts will speak on space tourism, commercialization, exploration, emerging competition between nations and much more. The first lecture is presented by Christian Davenport, writer and author of “The Space Barons: Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.”
Friday, Jan. 21; 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

In Conversation: Kevin Beasley’s “Chair of the Ministers of Defense”
Join Snite Museum staff for a discussion of Kevin Beasley’s installation, “Chair of the Ministers of Defense.” After looking at and thinking through the work of art, student leaders from Student Government will lead a restorative reflection, inviting participants to visually reflect on the work of art, the discussion and other events of Walk the Walk Week.
Friday, Jan. 21; noon to 12:45 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Social Gatherings

Mini Golf
Are you the best golfer out of your friend group? If so, join SAO with all of your friends for nine holes of mini golf. Plus, don’t miss out on playing Nintendo Switch while you wait for your turn.
Friday, Jan. 21; 8 p.m. to midnight in the ballroom, LaFortune Student Center

LepreCON is back! Join some of your favorite clubs for this year’s con featuring the annual Super Smash Bros. Tournament, Cosplay Contest, D&D one-shot and more. All participants have the chance to enter a giveaway to win one of five exciting prizes, including an electric scooter. Free admission. Co-sponsored by Role Playing Game Club, Science Fiction Fantasy Club, Board Game Club, Japan Club, Video Game Club, Mustard Creative Writing Club and the Themed Entertainment Association.
Saturday, Jan. 22; 6 to 10 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

MacOS 12 (Monterey) Approved for Campus Use
Monterey, Apple’s new Mac operating system (MacOS 12), is now approved for campus use. You can update the operating system on your computer in your System Preferences and select Software Update. More information is available in this knowledge article.

Canvas Tip: Is My Registration Up To Date in Canvas?
Canvas courses will only be visible to students if they have been published by the instructor. A listing of all your course enrollments is available in Canvas under the Courses tab.