TheWeek@ND Student Edition (May 10)


For the Week of May 10

Arts and Performances


ND Playwrights NOW! A Night of Exciting Zoom Theatre
A virtual reading of scenes written by ND playwrights created in FTT’s spring 2021 playwriting course, taught by Anne García-Romero. Playwrights include James Cullinane, Michael Enright, Maggie Finger, Justin George, Lamont Marino, Tim Merkle, Ella Mylod, Ian Oh, J.P Spoonmore and Keegan Wolohan.
Tuesday, May 11; 7:30 p.m. on YouTube

SAO Comedy Show: An Evening with Jay Pharoah and His Celebrity Friends

Pharoah, the six-season SNL alum, is well known for his stellar impressions of President Barack Obama, Jay-Z, Denzel Washington, Kanye West and many others. Pharoah also made a splash with his memorable character, Principal Daniel Frye, based on his actual high school principal. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your seat.
Tuesday, May 11; 9 p.m. in Notre Dame Stadium 

Michiana Young Playwrights Project 2021
Ten-minute plays by local middle and high school playwrights, performed on Zoom by FTT students.
Friday, May 14; 7:30 p.m. on YouTube — plays by sixth- and seventh-graders from the Stanley Clark School
Saturday, May 15; 7:30 p.m. — plays by seventh- and eighth-graders from Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes and  11th-graders from Trinity School at Greenlawn

Deadlines or Registrations

Submissions for a Library Research Award Due May 12
All ND undergraduates — in a brief essay, tell Hesburgh Libraries how you used library resources, e.g., online search tools, spaces, consultations, etc., for your assignments and projects completed in summer 2020, fall 2020, Winter Session 2020-21 or spring 2021. Check out past winning essays and learn more about the award at  
Due by Wednesday, May 12; 11:45 p.m. 

Charles Edison Foundation Fellowship (Extended Application Deadline)
Scientia has extended the application deadline for the 2021/2022 Charles Edison Foundation Fellowship to Friday, May 21. This award provides two undergraduate students with $1,500 each to help fund on-campus research. Interested students can submit their application through Scientia’s online form. Any questions regarding the fellowship can be directed to Scientia’s staff at
Due by Friday, May 21; 11:45 p.m.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Professional Headshots
Wear your business professional attire and get your picture taken to use on professional sites.
Monday, May 10; 11 a.m. to noon on the fifth floor, Duncan Student Center
Tuesday, May 11; 11 a.m. to noon

Lectures and Presentations

Mexico Virtual Lecture Series: “Building Mexico – Tenochtitlan in the 16th Century”
Michael Schreffler’s research centers on the art and architecture of the transatlantic Spanish world in the 16th and 17th centuries. His work examines the ways in which representation — in the form of visual images, architectural ornament and descriptive texts — facilitated change in colonial Spanish America.
Wednesday, May 12; noon to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Panel Discussion — “A Partnership for Research: IHD and the Kellogg Institute”
Explore integral human development (IHD) at the Kellogg Institute, as revealed by faculty, staff and students. This panel will take up key questions about the role of IHD in the intellectual life of Kellogg, how it may enrich research, its impact on research planning and the role of community partners in IHD-inspired research. Registration required.
Thursday, May 13; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Book Launch: Peter Cajka’s “Follow Your Conscience”
The Department of American Studies and the Cushwa Center for the Study of American Catholicism will celebrate the publication of Peter Cajka’s book, “Follow Your Conscience: The Catholic Church and the Spirit of the Sixties” (University of Chicago Press, April 2021). Rev. Stephen M. Koeth, C.S.C., will engage Cajka in conversation about the book. Registration is required.
Thursday, May 13; 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Student Move-Out Parking Lot Closures
The following parking lots will be closed from Friday, May 14, through Thursday, May 20, for student move-out: Fischer, Rugby, Walsh Architecture and the west side of Dorr. Please have all vehicles moved out of these lots by end of business on Thursday, May 13. For any questions, please contact Thomas Kauble at or 631-2602.

Also this Week ...

Expanded Building Hours for Hesburgh Library
Hesburgh Library will be open:
    ∙ Sunday, May 9: 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    ∙ Monday, May 10, to Friday, May 14: 7 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    ∙ Saturday, May 15, and Sunday, May 16: 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    ∙ Monday, May 17, and Tuesday, May 18: 7 a.m. to 4 a.m.
    ∙ Wednesday, May 19: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Find more info on library access and services at

Study at the Snite Museum of Art
Use the galleries as inspiring and quiet study spaces during this semester’s reading days and finals week. Tables, chairs and outlets will be provided in select galleries. Take a study break to wander the galleries, listen to art-inspired playlists or color. Study spaces are first-come, first-served. HERE and museum policies will be enforced.
Wednesday, May 12; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art
Thursday, May 13; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 14; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 15; noon to 5 p.m.