TheWeek@ND Student Edition (March 22)


For the Week of March 22

Arts and Performances


Slow Look
Take a midweek break for a slow look at Eugène Boudin’s “Le Port de Camaret” and use tools of mindfulness meditation as a way to approach and understand the painting. Register via the link.
Wednesday, March 24; 12:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Women’s Herstory Month Art Showcase
View artwork from a wide variety of mediums from student artists and content creators related to issues and messages of womanism, feminism, women’s empowerment and womanhood.
Co-sponsored by the GRC, Student Government’s Department of Gender Relations, Shades of Ebony, the Center for Social Concerns Seminars Core Team and Stanford Hall.
Friday, March 26; 4 to 7 p.m. in the atrium, Jordan Hall of Science


“Sans Soleil” (1983)
Chris Marker’s 1983 film is a mind-bending, free-form travelogue that journeys from Africa to Japan. ND students can reserve free mobile tickets online beginning one hour prior to the film’s start. Limited, physically distanced seating available. Masks required.
Thursday, March 25; 7:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Roe v. Wade”
Hosted by Notre Dame Right to Life as part of its “You Are Loved” Week. This event does not require registration or payment.
Friday, March 26; 7:30 to 10 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

“First Cow” (2019)
Relying on each other for support and survival, two men hatch a scheme to make money selling oily cakes to fur trappers using milk from the town’s only cow, unbeknownst to the cow’s owner. ND students can reserve free mobile tickets online beginning one hour prior to the film's start. Limited, physically distanced seating available. Masks required.
Friday, March 26; 7:30 p.m. in Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturday, March 27; 7:30 p.m.


Bond on Bond
“#BondOnBond” is a Moreau section’s presentation addressing the isolation and division on campus as a result of the pandemic. It will begin with a rendition of “You Will Be Found,” brief speeches and conclude with the alma mater. Afterward, audience members will be invited to chalk about their own experiences.
Monday, March 22; 4:30 to 4:45 p.m. on the steps of Bond Hall

Now in-person — the Student Union Board and SAO present student performances all semester, every Thursday. Interested in performing? Email
Thursday, March 18; 9 to 11 p.m. on South Lawn

Virtual Reading: ¡Curanderas! Serpents of the Clouds by Elaine Romero
Two Mexican-American women, Paloma, a curandera (a healer), and Victoria, a recent graduate of medical school, travel from the U.S. to Mexico. On the trip, both women transform as they engage with the supernatural and natural worlds. Directed by Tashi Thomas ’08. Presented by Notre Dame Film, Television, and Theatre.
Thursday, March 25; 7:30 to 9 p.m. online

Deadlines or Registrations

Effective Grading and Efficient Feedback
Available for faculty, postdocs and graduate students, this workshop introduces strategies for evaluating  grading criteria, incorporating multiple approaches to providing feedback and encouraging students to engage with the feedback they receive. It also addresses a few technological tools and techniques that may save time in providing meaningful feedback to students.
Wednesday, March 31; 2:25 to 3:35 p.m. via Zoom

Time-Out for Tech: Guiding Principles for Access to Data
Senior University leadership has established guiding principles governing access to Notre Dame data, including student data, individual demographic data and recently, COVID-19 response data. This session will describe the process by which these principles have been established and outline specifics of the established principles. Once registered, the Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Thursday, April 1; 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Institute for Precision Health Summer Fellowship
Now accepting applications for two summer graduate fellowships for 2021: the Leiva Graduate Fellowship in Precision Medicine and the O’Brien Family Endowment for Excellence Fellowship. Every application will automatically be considered for both fellowships. The application deadline is Monday, April 12.

Undergrads — Apply for a 2021 University of Notre Dame Library Research Award
If you’re an undergraduate student who uses library resources for research projects or class assignments, describe how in a brief essay to apply for a Library Research Award. Essay submissions must describe assignments and projects completed in summer 2020, fall 2020, Winter Session 2020-21 or spring 2021. Learn more about the award at
Submission deadline of Wednesday, May 12

Educational and Research Opportunities

Meruelo Family Center for Career Development

Irish Network Huddles: Virtual Networking with DC Alumni
Network in small group sessions with alumni in Washington, D.C. Ask questions, share your career plans and get advice on your next steps. There are some fantastic alumni who have signed up to spend time with students — take advantage of this opportunity to connect with them.
Monday through Friday, March 22-26; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. virtually

Professional Headshots
These are available to graduate and undergraduate students. Wear your business professional attire and get your picture taken to use on online profiles and professional websites.
Monday, March 22; 11 a.m. to noon on the fifth floor of Duncan Student Center
Tuesday, March 23; 11 a.m. to noon  

Resume and Cover Letters for Seniors
In this interactive workshop, learn the basic principles of how to create a professional resume. Use your laptop to begin creating your resume during the session. Learning Labs will be via Zoom; the counselors will share the presentation from their computers. Students are able to ask questions live.
Monday, March 22; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

LinkedIn for Seniors
In this interactive workshop, learn how to develop and refine a LinkedIn profile. Use your laptop during the session to work on your profile with the facilitator. Learning Labs will be via Zoom; the counselors will share the presentation from their computers. Students are able to ask questions live.
Monday, March 22; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

Interview Prep for Investment Banking and Asset Management: For Sophomores
This is an interactive workshop between the CCD and the Wall Street Club. We will review and practice all elements of an IB interview, including the introductions, behavioral questions and a brief overview of technical questions.
Monday, March 22; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. virtually

Job Search for Data Science/Data Analytics Seniors
Get tips, resources and tools for creating a strategic job search for seniors.
Monday, March 22; 8 to 9 p.m. virtually

Wall Street Week
The Meruelo Family Center for Career Development, in collaboration with Notre Dame’s Wall Street Club, will host a two-night virtual event to offer students a chance to connect with bulge bracket, middle market and independent banking firms. During the event, firms will meet with students in small group settings. RSVP is required.
Tuesday, March 23; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. virtually
Wednesday, March 24; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Planning for Law School
Craft your plan to go to law school by hearing about the application timeline, when to have what ready to go, key resources and debunk some of the myths about what law schools expect.
Tuesday, March 23; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. virtually

Alumni & Friends Insight Series — “Mars Perseverance Mission with ND alumnus Matt Robinson — Designer of the Robotic Arm”
Join the conversation with ND alumni and co-founders of RocaNews to learn about ND alumnus Matt Robinson and his incredible experience on the Mars mission as lead designer for the robotic arm of the Rover.
Tuesday, March 23; 8 to 9 p.m. virtually

Interview Prep for Investment Banking and Asset Management: For Sophomores
This is an interactive workshop between the CCD and the WSC. We will review and practice all elements of an IB interview, including the introductions, behavioral questions and a brief overview of technical questions.
Wednesday, March 24; 11 a.m. to noon virtually

Graduate Job Search Toolkit Series: Job Boards
In addition to networking and building connections, utilizing targeted job boards can be key to a successful search. There are multiple types of sites that serve different functions for different audiences, so make sure to take the time to analyze which sites could work the best for you.
Wednesday, March 24; noon to 12:30 p.m. virtually

Interviewing for Seniors
Interviews are an opportunity to showcase your skills and competencies and help determine if the position and organization are a good fit. Through this workshop learn the principles of interviewing and get tips on how to crush your virtual interview.
Wednesday, March 24; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

Consulting Case Interview Workshop #5: Creativity
Consulting Connect presents a comprehensive series on the case interview. Join the student leadership for this eight-part program to introduce and enhance your casing skills.
Wednesday, March 24; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. virtually

IDEA Center Chats
Join IDEA Center startup coaches and staff for a “clubhouse” style discussion where they will discuss all things startups, including how to get funding, testing your idea and how to join the thriving startup community at Notre Dame and universities across the country.
Wednesday, March 24; 7 to 8 p.m. virtually

Graduate Job Search Toolkit Series: Analyzing Employer Culture and Job Fit for Grad Students
During this session, we will discuss resources and strategies that can help you holistically analyze both work culture and job functions to find best-fit opportunities.
Thursday, March 25; noon to 1 p.m. virtually

Summer Plans: Tools for Finding a Summer Experience
This workshop will explore creative ideas and the many resources offered by the Center for Career Development in deciding upon a summer experience that will build your skills and enhance your knowledge and marketability.
Thursday, March 25; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

Job Search Forum for College of Engineering Seniors
To help aid in your job search, this open forum provides a space for college of engineering seniors to discuss different strategies for securing a job after college.
Thursday, March 25; 7 to 8 p.m. virtually

Networking for Seniors
This session explores the power of networking and building social capital with tips on how to identify and reach out to people, what to say, the cadence of communication and the questions to ask. This is meant to be an open discussion so bring networking questions.
Friday, March 26; noon to 1 p.m. virtually

15-minute Senior Job Search Check-ins
These are 15-minute sessions targeted toward seniors with job search questions. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, March 26; 1 to 4 p.m. virtually

US Government Intelligence Agency: Career Opportunities, Application Process and More
Representatives of a U.S. Government Intelligence Agency will host an information session regarding that agency and the variety of career opportunities available there.
Friday, March 26; 2 to 3 p.m. virtually

Job Search for Data Science/Data Analytics Seniors
Tips, resources and tools for creating a strategic job search for seniors in Data Science/Data Analytics.
Friday, March 26; 1 to 2 p.m. virtually

15-minute Arts & Letters Senior Job Search Check-ins
These are 15-minute sessions targeted towards Arts and Letters seniors with job search questions. Students are seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, March 26; 2 to 4:30 p.m. virtually


TLT: Tech Tools for Engaging Students
(Available to faculty, postdocs and graduate students.) This workshop will introduce participants to a variety of technology tools. Poll Everywhere enables instructors to measure students’ understanding of key concepts during class discussions. Panopto offers a feature to embed quiz questions in video assignments so students are active viewers of that content. Perusall engages students in close, social reading of texts.
Thursday, March 25; 2:20 to 3:35 p.m. via Zoom

Supporting International Students
(Available to faculty, postdocs and graduate students.) This workshop will explore inclusive teaching practices that can be incorporated into classrooms across disciplines and teaching contexts to support international students. Specific focus areas will include communicating clear expectations, leading effective discussions and embracing students’ diverse language and writing abilities.
Friday, March 26; 11:10 a.m. to 12:25 p.m. via Zoom

Faith and Service

YAL Week Women’s Care Center Fundraiser
ND Right to Life is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Women’s Care Center as part of You Are Loved (YAL) week. The WCC offers free resources to pregnant women including confidential counseling, pregnancy tests and ultrasounds. Donations can be made through the Student Shop.
Wednesday, March 24; 4 to 6 p.m. in the lobby, Duncan Student Center

EXALT Adoration
Following 7:15 p.m. Stations of the Cross in the Basilica, Rev. Aaron Michka, C.S.C., will offer a brief reflection around 8 p.m. followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, music from Totus Tuus and Reconciliation in a night of prayer and worship. Fill out this form for future updates from EXALT.
Friday, March 26; 7:15 to 9:30 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Health and Recreation

Free Squash Workshops
Interested in learning more about squash, the non-contact racquet sport? Click here for more info.
Monday, March 22; 8 to 8:45 p.m. in Racquetball Courts 8–11, Rockne Memorial

Register for Intramural Volleyball
Bump, set and spike your way through the competition. Sign up for intramural volleyball — click here for more info.
Registration is open Monday through Wednesday, March 22–24

Fuel Yo’Self Week
Join the GROW peer education team throughout the week to highlight our new Fuel Yo’ Self Guide. With contributions from @curtinkitchen and @graceliveswell, the guide includes tips, tricks and recipes for both on- and off-campus students. Wednesday features fun giveaways including a raffle for a nutribullet. Download the guide at @McWellND on IG. View the pdf.
Wednesday, March 24; 6 to 8 p.m. on North Quad
Thursday, March 25; 6 to 8 p.m. via Zoom

Cookies and Canvas
Celebrate the arrival of spring by creating a beautiful painting of the Golden Dome. Choose a location and join SAO for an evening of fun with every brush stroke and end your night with some delicious Insomnia Cookies. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your seat
Thursday, March 25; 9 to 11 p.m. in Legends and LaFortune Ballroom

Notre Dame Health and Wellness Survey
Notre Dame is participating in the National College Health Assessment, a tool developed to measure health behavior of college students across the U.S. Please follow the link in your inbox to complete the confidential survey through Tuesday, March 23, for your chance to be randomly selected to win $50-$300 Domer Dollars. Contact with questions. 

2021 Rockne Putt Putt Invitational
Grab your friends and register for Putt-Putt Golf in Rockne Memorial. Four people will be able to play during each time slot Friday, March 26, and Saturday, March 27, between 5 and 10:30 p.m. Click here for more info.

Lectures and Presentations

First-Gen (FLI) Week
Celebrate Notre Dame’s first generation and limited-resource community throughout the week with events hosted by the Office of Student Enrichment. Learn about environmental inequities, investing, life after Notre Dame and cooking on a budget. If you would like an invitation to FLI Week events, please register here.
Monday through Friday, March 22-26 (times may vary)

Lecture: “Essential History and Using Rome, The Anthology for Ideas”
This lecture is presented by Professor DiMaio.
Monday, March 22; noon to 1:15 p.m. via Zoom

Talk: “The Venice Commission and Current Challenges of Constitutionalism in Europe”
Nanovic Faculty Fellow Paolo Carozza, currently the U.S. member of the Venice Commission and director of the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, will describe some of the principal current challenges to the future of democratic constitutionalism in Europe and of the role of transnational institutions in addressing these challenges. Registration required.
Tuesday, March 23; 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. via Zoom

The Implicated Subject: Beyond Victims and Perpetrators
Arguing that the familiar categories of victim, perpetrator and bystander do not adequately account for our connection to injustices past and present, Michael Rothberg offers a new theory of political responsibility through the figure of the implicated subject. Ernesto Verdeja will be the respondent.
Tuesday, March 23; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

Flexibility in Order: Three Assumptions that Distort International Order
This discussion is presented by Mariya Grinberg, a postdoctoral fellow with the Dickey Center for International Understanding at Dartmouth College.
Tuesday, March 23; 4:30 to 6 p.m. virtually

Pro-Life Vision of the World: Where Are We Now?
Topics will include digitization, the importance of presence, the legal status of abortion and ministry that supports women in crisis pregnancies. The speakers are Brett Robinson, Carter Snead and Joseph Torma. Chick-fil-A will be distributed afterward. Open to the campus community.
Tuesday, March 23; 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. in Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Global Health Colloquium: “Engineering the Host-pathogen Interface”
Join the Eck Institute for Global Health for a seminar with Bryan Bryson, assistant professor of biological engineering at MIT, as part of this semester’s Global Health Colloquium. Email for the Zoom link.
Wednesday, March 24; 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom

Distinguished Lecture: “The World Friendship Made: African American Men and the Great Migration”
Join the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study for a distinguished lecture by Elsa Barkley Brown, associate professor of history and women’s studies at the University of Maryland. Please contact Carolyn Sherman ( for more information and to receive the Zoom link.
Wednesday, March 24; 4 to 5:30 p.m. via Zoom

Webinar: “Empowering Women Through Religious Liberty”
A conversation with experts on how religious liberty protections can empower women — with Muslim, Jewish, Catholic and Native American faith perspectives. Panelists: Rachel Benaim, Samah Norquist, Kathleen Porter-Magee and Mona Polacca. Moderated by Stephanie Barclay, director of the ND Law School Religious Liberty Initiative.
Thursday, March 25; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom

“Neuroscience and (Your) Behavior: How Your Experiences Shape Your Brain and Your Outlook”
How your brain works has an impact not only on behavior, but also on worldview. Early environments and experiences affect the brain and overall health, research has shown. Join The Science Lab and ThinkND for this new program. The study of neuroscience and behavior offers insight into our own thinking and engagement with others.
Thursday, March 25; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. online

Why Peace Studies? Q&A with Students, Faculty and Alums of the Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies
The Kroc Institute is hosting a Q&A session with students, faculty and alumni of the Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies. Join the interactive session to learn what peace studies is, why it enhances your academic experience at Notre Dame and how it equips you for a career that builds a better world.
Thursday, March 25; 4 to 5 p.m. virtually

Kick-off Event: Women Inspired to Serve
Join the Notre Dame International Security Center and its partners for a virtual conversation and networking event featuring two of America’s most accomplished national security leaders. This kickoff event for the new Women Inspired to Serve (WISE) series begins with a fireside chat with the Honorable Michèle Flournoy and the Honorable Ellen Lord.
Thursday, March 25; 6 to 7:30 p.m. virtually

Justice in the World: 2021 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
The conference celebrates the 50th anniversary of the World Synod of Bishops’ prophetic vision by examining the justice issues central to the document: racism, ecclesial and political structures, work, internationalization and the environment. See the full list of topics and speakers online. The conference is virtual and free to attend.
Thursday, March 25; 7 to 8:45 p.m. virtually
Friday, March 26; 11 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Saturday, March 27; 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Abortion Debate
Notre Dame Right to Life presents an undergraduate debate on the morality of abortion. Junior Sean Tehan will be arguing against the morality of abortion and senior James Murphy will be arguing for the morality of abortion.
Thursday, March 25; 8 to 9:30 p.m. in Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library and a virtual option

REAL Lecture Series — “Lessons from Shalivahana to Shivaji: 2000 Years of Trade and Partnership Between India and East Africa”
Notre Dame International introduces a new virtual lecture series focused on the University’s research in South Asia. The Research Engagement and Academic Learning (REAL) lectures are hosted by the Mumbai Global Center. The first series features Rahul Oka, research associate professor of global affairs and anthropology.
Friday, March 26; 8 to 9:30 a.m. via Zoom

Ten Years Hence Lecture: “Making America Competitive Again in the Information Space”
Presented by Jamie Fly, president and CEO of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. The 2021 Ten Years Hence series will focus on “News, Fake News and Deep Fakes. How Do We Know What’s True?” Registration is necessary to receive the Zoom link.
Friday, March 26; 10:30 a.m. to noon online

Lecture: “A Natural History of the Soul — Galenic Themes in Early Modern Philosophy”
Fabrizio Bigotti, the director of the Centre for the Study of Medicine and the Body in the Renaissance at the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg, explores the Renaissance rediscovery of Galen’s anatomy and how it impacted the making of early modern philosophy. Registration at
Friday, March 26; noon to 1 p.m. virtually

Lecture: “Misuse of Civil Rights History”
“Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary” is a weekly lecture series to guide our community through topics necessary to a deeper understanding of racial justice. This week, Jeanne Theoharis, Brooklyn College, explores how the civil rights movement has been misrepresented and compromised through myth-making. Open to the Notre Dame community via Zoom.
Friday, March 26; 12:45 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Safety, Parking and Traffic

The following will be closed in preparation for the mass vaccination clinic that will be March 26 and 27: 

  • The Compton Family Ice Arena Lot and Walsh Architecture Lot will be closed March 22 to 29.
  • Joyce Drive between Holy Cross Drive and Angela Boulevard will be closed March 23 to 29. 

Supplemental parking:

  • For those who usually park in the Walsh Architecture and Compton parking lots, alternative parking will be available in the Notre Dame Stadium and Joyce Center parking lots for the entire week.
  • All vehicles must have a valid parking pass to park in the Notre Dame Stadium or Joyce Center parking lots.  

Please plan for increased traffic on Angela Boulevard and Leahy Drive on March 26 and March 27.

Social Gatherings

Food Trucks
SAO invites you to get some fresh air and enjoy some tasty food with your friends. 
Saturday, March 27; 9 to 11 p.m. on North Quad, Fieldhouse Mall and South Quad

Also this Week ...

Hesburgh Library South Doors are Open
You can now access the Hesburgh Library from the Library Courtyard doors. Be sure to stay on the right when you enter and exit and follow on-site signage. Please continue to observe Hesburgh Library’s safety guidelines during your visit. Reminder: Access via ID card reader begins at 8 p.m. daily through the east, west and north doors.