TheWeek@ND Student Edition (May 23)


For the Week of May 23

Note: There will not be a student version of TheWeek@ND until Summer Session begins. That version will only be sent to students who are registered for the Summer Session between Monday, June 14, and Friday, July 23.

Arts and Performances


Folk Choir’s 40th Anniversary Concert
“They Tell Me of a Home,” an album created in celebration of the Folk Choir’s 40th anniversary, will be released Friday, May 28, on all digital platforms.
Saturday, May 29; 2 p.m. livestreamed from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart


The Snite Museum of Art Reopening
The Snite Museum of Art welcomes the public back into the museum beginning Tuesday, June 1. In compliance with Notre Dame regulations, all visitors must wear masks and remain 6 feet from other visitors not in their group. Admission is always free.
Tuesday, June 1; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Deadlines or Registrations

Fourth Annual ND Energy Research Symposium — “Achieving Carbon Neutrality: An Emphasis on Global Partnerships and Climate Justice”
Experts from academia, industry and government will explore topics and issues surrounding the urgency to tackle climate change, reduce carbon emissions and create a clean and sustainable energy future. Registration is required by Wednesday, June 2.
Thursday, June 3; 1 to 5 p.m. via Zoom
Friday, June 4; 1 to 5 p.m.

Call for Posters: Fourth Annual ND Energy Research Symposium
Undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs from all colleges and schools are invited to present a research poster during ND Energy’s annual research symposium on June 3-4. Poster sessions will be held virtually both days. All energy-related topics are welcome. Registration is required by Monday, May 31.
Thursday, June 3; 3:15 to 4 p.m. online
Friday, June 4, 2:45 to 3:30 p.m.

Health and Recreation

University COVID-19 Testing Facilities Summer Schedule
Summer hours for the University coronavirus testing facilities located at the North Dome of the Joyce Center begin Monday, May 24.
∙ Surveillance testing collection: Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Note: No Friday hours)
∙ Diagnostic testing: Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

∙ University Health Services (UHS): Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Weekly surveillance testing for faculty, staff and students will be available on a voluntary basis.
Testing facilities will be closed on Monday, May 31 (Memorial Day).

Lectures and Presentations

Research Uncorked — “The Promise and the Peril of Facial Recognition”
Research Uncorked is a monthly speaker series featuring informal interviews with leading scholars and scientists from the University. An expert in biometrics, Professor Kevin Bowyer has made fundamental contributions to facial recognition technology. He also pursues research on its ethical implications. He will talk about both.
Tuesday, May 25; 6 to 6:30 p.m. online

Also this Week ...

Graduates: Don’t Lose Access to Your ND Files After You Graduate
Your Notre Dame NetID will be deactivated 60 days after you graduate. Be sure to transfer the files and other resources you want to keep from your Notre Dame account to a personal account. This includes your data in Google Drive, Gmail, Adobe and others, and must be completed before your account is disabled.

Hesburgh Library Summer Building Hours
Hesburgh Library is now open:
  ∙ Sundays: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  ∙ Mondays to Thursdays: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  ∙ Fridays: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  ∙ Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Memorial Day, May 31: Closed

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