TheWeek@ND Student Edition (November 1)



For the Week of November 1

Arts and Performances


“Undine” (2020)
Far from Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” this film runs closer to the exuberances of love that allows a water nymph to live on land and the tragic turns that occur when that love gives way. Christian Petzold’s drama tracks the female perspective of the freedom relationships both offer and deny by focusing on a titular city historian, Undine. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 7 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Documentary — “A Towering Task: The Story of the Peace Corps” (2019)
Join the Pulte Institute for Global Development to celebrate the Peace Corps and its connection to Notre Dame during a special viewing of this documentary. Free but ticketed. Register by Thursday, Nov. 4.
Friday, Nov. 5; 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Divorce Italian Style” (1961)
Pietro Germi’s hilarious and cutting satire of Sicilian male-chauvinist culture won the 1962 Academy Award for best original screenplay and helped continue pave the way for wider audiences for Italian art comedies, both in the U.S. and worldwide. Fac/Staff: $7. Students: $4.
Sunday, Nov. 7; 3 p.m. in Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Interview with Daniel O’Donnell on WSND-FM
Irish music sensation Daniel O’Donnell sits down with WSND-FM announcer Eoghan Fay for an exclusive interview with the Sound of Notre Dame 88.9 FM on the weekly “Morning Coffee” show.
Friday, Nov. 5; 9 to 11 a.m. streams on and 88.9 FM on the stereo dial

ND Chorale Fall Concert
The Notre Dame Chorale presents a selection of choral arrangements of famous lieder by Schubert and Schumann, motets by Renaissance English composers William Bird and John Bull, Spanish Renaissance motets and villancicos by Cristóbal de Morales, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Juan Vasquez and Francisco Guerrero, choral works and more. Fac/Staff: $5. Students: Free but ticketed.
Friday, Nov. 5; 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Piano Recital: Gilbert Kalish and Christina Dahl
Stony Brook University piano faculty members Gil Kalish and Tina Dahl lead off the Presenting Series season’s stellar chamber offering with a duo recital. Kalish was a founding member of the Contemporary Chamber Ensemble and a Presenting Series artist in 2008. Dahl is a chamber musician, soloist and two-time fellow at the Tanglewood Center. Fac/Staff: $27. Student: $10.
Sunday, Nov. 7; 4 p.m. in LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Awards and Competitions

Naughton Fellowships Open for Applications
The Naughton Fellowship program provides opportunities for students and faculty from Notre Dame to experience international education in the STEM disciplines in Ireland. Undergraduate, master’s and faculty programs are now open. Applications close Friday, Feb. 18.

Deadlines or Registrations

Berlin Summer 2022 Study Abroad Programs Applications due Monday, Nov. 1
The offerings include the Summer in Berlin, International Economics Abroad, German Immersion and German Engineering programs. All programs will be six weeks, running from May 20 through July 2. Please see the attached flyer for more information and apply using the link provided.

Digital Empires Lecture — “Representing the Mobility of Historical Agents through Digitization, Topographic Path Finding and Dynamic Visualization: The Case of the Western Han Nobles”
Join Griet Vankeerberghen and Raja Sengupta, professors from McGill University, in discussing their project addressing the lack of accessible tools available to historians to analyze and visualize the movements of people and goods. This lecture is open to the public with advance Zoom registration and part of the Digital Empire course taught by Liang Cai.
Tuesday, Nov. 9; noon to 1:30 p.m. online

Lecture: “The Transatlantic Chesterton Reflections on the 100th Anniversary of Chesterton's Visit to America”
The Notre Dame London Chesterton Lecture will be led by Dale Ahlquist, president of the G.K. Chesterton Society. The event will focus on Chesterton’s connection with America and the growing appreciation of Chesterton outside of his native England. Join the live meeting to learn more about this important English writer. Learn more and register here.
Wednesday, Nov. 10; 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. virtually in London

Presentation and Discussion: “Relationship Violence Within the LGBTQ Community”
Anonymous questions for this event can be submitted to
Thursday, Nov. 11; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Día de los Muertos Community Gathering
Join the Institute for Latino Studies for its annual Día de los Muertos altar dedication. Ofrendas (altars) honoring the departed have been created by ND students, faculty and staff. Feel free to bring photos of beloved family members and friends who have passed away to add to an altar. Free tamales, hot chocolate and pan de muerto will be provided.
Monday, Nov. 1; 5 to 7 p.m. in Room 315, Bond Hall

Talk — “Living on Indigenous Landscapes: Potawatomi and Settler Histories in Northern Indiana”
Join Luke Gascho, former director of the Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, in a talk about the culture of Indigenous people toward the environment of Northern Indiana and current actions that can lead to right relationships between people and the land. This is part of the Unearthed speakers bureau.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 7 to 8:15 p.m. in Room 131, DeBartolo Hall

The First Brave Step: A Conversation with Ruby Bridges
The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights presents Ruby Bridges, an iconic figure in U.S. civil rights history and an inspiring figure in the ongoing struggle for racial justice. In 1960, Bridges was the first Black child to attend a desegregated school in the American south. Bridges will appear via Zoom to engage with the audience. All seats reserved. More at This conversation is part of the “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary” series.
Friday, Nov. 5; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, and via Zoom

Ahead of the Game with Arts and Letters — “Race and Racism in Higher Education: Introducing the Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience”
Taking up historical and contemporary issues of race and systemic racism in the U.S. and across the globe, this talk will review the mission and specific activities of Notre Dame’s new Initiative on Race and Resilience as presented by the director, Mark Sanders.
Friday, Nov. 5; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in LaBar Recital Hall within O’Neill Hall of Music

Educational and Research Opportunities

Exploration Week Kickoff Fair
All students are invited to Exploration Week, the semester’s premiere event to help students discern and discover the next steps of their academic journey by exploring majors, minors and research opportunities. The week begins with the Exploration Kickoff Fair and continues with additional events all week long.
Monday, Nov. 1; 6 to 9 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom (seventh floor), Duncan Student Center

University Advising Exploration Week: Digital Scholarship Demos and Discussion
Drop by for coffee and conversation with the NFCDS team. Learn about the NFCDS and how its staff can support your research and learning.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 6 to 8 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library
Thursday, Nov. 4; noon to 2 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library

Information Session: Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies
Join students, faculty and staff to learn more about the Kroc Institute’s Undergraduate Program in Peace Studies and its offerings, including courses, grants, conferences and opportunities for experiential learning in the field.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Hesburgh Libraries

Workshop: Physics Behind the Digitals
This hands-on workshop introduces some of the underlying science about how circuits work.
Monday, Nov. 1; 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library

Using the Distant Reader
Learn how to quickly read and analyze arbitrarily large corpora of textual materials with Distant Reader.
Monday, Nov. 1; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Tips for Effective and Collaborative Research
Learn how you can work effectively and collaboratively in an open research environment.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 1 to 2 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library 

Getting Started with RefWorks
This workshop will teach you the basics of using a citation manager.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom

Introduction to Natural Language Processing with Python
Get exposure to Python and the inner workings of the Natural Language Toolkit.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Using a Concordance
Learn how to read and understand large volumes of text with AntConc.
Friday, Nov. 5; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Faith and Service

All Souls’ Day Mass
The commemoration of all the faithful departed is celebrated on Nov. 2 — the Feast of All Souls — in the Catholic Church. Prayers for the dead are one of the traditional spiritual works of mercy.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 9 to 10 a.m. in All Souls Chapel, Cedar Grove Cemetery

All Souls’ Day Prayer Service
Please join the Notre Dame Alumni Association, students, staff and faculty in offering prayers for deceased loved ones at the Grotto. We will pray the Rosary and offer submitted intentions from the Notre Dame family around the world.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes (Sacred Heart Crypt if inclement weather)

Rosary Procession — All Souls’ Day
The Feast of All Souls procession will start following the daily Mass. Praying for the souls of the dead is a traditional spiritual work of mercy.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 6:15 to 7 p.m. from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart to Cedar Grove Cemetery

Catholic Mass in German
Celebrate Christ with a Mass and liturgy in German. All are welcome and guidance in both English and German will be provided. The officiant will be Fr. Vincenz Heereman, LC. For more information, please contact Eva Hoeckner at
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 7 to 8 p.m. in Geddes Hall Chapel

Information Session: SSLP 2022
Are you looking for a way to develop experience in your field while standing side by side with all people, working for justice? Summer Service Learning Program students serve eight weeks with nonprofit organizations, receiving up to $3,000 and three credits toward a variety of majors and minors. Learn more at an upcoming info session.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 7 p.m. in Geddes Hall, McNeill Library (also via Zoom)

Office of the Dead
The Office of the Dead is a traditional prayer for the repose of the souls of the faithful departed. It consists of a hymn, Psalms and other prayers. It is meditative and intercessory in character and is a work of spiritual mercy.
Weekly on Wednesdays; 12:15 to 12:30 p.m. in All Souls Chapel, Cedar Grove Cemetery

Mini Postgraduate Service Fair
Considering postgrad service? Several service organizations will be here to meet with students including  Amate House, JVC, Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation, MercyWorks Fellowship, Glenmary Home Missioner and the Catholic Worker. Come learn more about these wonderful programs!
Friday, Nov. 5; 1 to 3 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

WSND Radiothon
WSND staff will be selling food from Raising Cane’s before the Drum Circle performs at Fieldhouse Mall. All proceeds will be donated to the South Bend Center for Music and Healing.
Friday, Nov. 5; 11 p.m. to midnight on North Quad in front of Farley Hall

Malloy Hall Food Drive
The Departments of Philosophy and Theology are asking you to help make a great Thanksgiving holiday for families in northern Indiana by either donating nonperishable items or making a monetary donation.
Please bring your nonperishable items and drop them in the orange containers located at any of the three entrances to Malloy Hall. Donations will be accepted until Wednesday, Nov. 17.

Health and Recreation

Register for the 3-Point Competition
How many 3-pointers can you make? Register for the 3-point competition to find out! Registration opens Monday, Nov. 1. Click here for more information.

Semester-Long Fitness Classes
Looking to finish the semester strong? Go to RecSports’ Semester Registration schedule and you’ll only need to register one time for a spot in that particular class for the remainder of the semester (Nov. 1-Dec. 7). Still like to keep your fitness classes flexible? Go to the Flexible Registration schedule. Click here for more information.

ND Health and Wellness Survey
Have you taken the ND Health and Wellness Survey yet? Your responses help the University continue to learn how to best support you. Follow the link in your inbox to take the survey for a chance to be one of several winners of $50, $150 or $300 in Domer Dollars. The survey is open through Sunday, Nov. 7. Contact McWell ( with questions. 

Dream On, Domers
The McWell senior fellows encourage you to be extra intentional about rest and sleep this week. Follow @McWellND on Instagram and stay tuned all week for sleep tips and clues about good rest stops on campus.

McWell Sleep Challenge
To focus on healthy sleep habits, join McWell’s sleep challenge from Nov. 1-7. Text @SleepWk21 to 81010 by Monday, Nov. 1, and you’ll receive texts that will encourage you to check-in about your sleep. Complete the attached form that comes with the text message and you will be entered to win fun sleep-themed prizes.

Artful Yoga
Join yoga instructor Steve Krojniewski for a night of artful yoga at the museum. Beverly Pepper’s “Cardinal” will guide our practice. This program is open to Notre Dame staff, students, faculty and spouses. Registration is required and begins Monday, Nov. 1.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

McWell Recess: Prayer Cards at the Snite
You’re invited to take a break with the senior fellows from McWell and the Snite Museum at Recess, a weekly time to discover opportunities for active breaks in your busy life. This week, come find us at the Snite Museum to make prayer cards inspired by the artwork on display in the museum.
Friday, Nov. 5; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Lectures and Presentations

Time-Out for Tech — “Google Sheets: The Ultimate Vlookup”
Take your Google Sheets lookup skills to the next level. Learn to build the ultimate VLOOKUP function. It doesn’t require ordered data, it returns as many pieces of information as you’d like, and it expands automatically to accommodate new rows. What more could you ask for? Register here. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 10:30 to 11 a.m. via Zoom

Our Universe Revealed — Physics for Everyone: “The Role of Science in Public Policy”
Certain manufactured chemicals can be a concern for human health, and scientists need to effectively communicate their research for the public and policymakers to take notice. Join in as Professor Graham Peaslee describes his research into per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS), as well as researchers’ roles in public policy.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 105, Jordan Hall of Science, and via Zoom

Presentation: “Getting Something to Eat in Jackson”
Joseph Ewoodzie Jr., associate professor of sociology at Davidson College, spent more than a year in Jackson, Mississippi, following a group of socioeconomically diverse African Americans to determine factors influencing food choices — not just of Black Jacksonians, but African Americans across the United States. His findings set us on the first part of the journey toward a food future that is fairer for all.
Tuesday, Nov. 2; 7 p.m. in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Panel Discussion — “The 20th Anniversary of September 11: Chaos or Community?”
Can peoples and nations find ways to forge a more cooperative global community? Or will the world descend into further chaos? Join the Keough School and its Ansari Institute for the final policy conversation in this series, which explores changing the climate of conflict that has persisted since Sept. 11. Register to attend virtually or register to attend in person.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls, and via Zoom webinar

Tanzanian Movies, Swahili Films
In this cultural conversation table, Swahili FLTA Clement Kigelulye from Tanzania will talk about themes and messages in Swahili films and also talk about the influence of oral storytelling in this emerging industry.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Wilmouth Speaker Series: Peter Kaufman
Join the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing in welcoming Peter Kaufman, chairman and CEO of Glenair. Kaufman is an accomplished businessperson and the author of the classic investing book “Poor Charlie’s Almanack.” Kaufman will discuss leading a balanced life and achieving success both professionally and personally. Students, faculty and staff can register here.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 5 to 6 p.m. in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

History@Work Lecture: “Workers’ Power and the Politics of Narrative”
U.S. labor historian Naomi R. Williams, will discuss the ways worker activists in Racine, Wisconsin, used their knowledge of local history and past labor struggles to craft a narrative that kept working-class politics at the center of debates around economic and social issues in the city from WWII to the 1980s.
Wednesday, Nov. 3; 6:30 p.m. in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Book Launch: “The Politics of Food Provisioning in Colombia”
In “The Politics of Food Provisioning in Colombia: Agrarian Movements and Negotiations with the State” (Routledge, 2021), author Felipe Roa-Clavijo uncovers the conflicts and politics of food provisioning: who produces what and where, and with what socio-economic effects.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Author Conversation — “Quit Like a Woman: The Radical Choice to Not Drink in a Culture Obsessed with Alcohol”
A conversation with Holly Whitaker, author of the New York Times bestseller. Presented by Notre Dame Film, Television and Theatre and co-sponsored by the Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts, College of Arts and Letters, ND Learning and the Gender Relations Center. Private event for Notre Dame community only. Free but ticketed; limited tickets available one hour prior to event.
Thursday, Nov. 4; 7 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Lecture — “ONR at 75: A Discussion of Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology Priorities”
Rear Adm. Lorin Selby, chief of naval research, will provide an overview of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) at its 75th anniversary and discuss current Navy and Marine Corps science and technology priorities. Learn how ONR is reimagining naval power, developing diverse STEM talent and engaging academia to support these strategic efforts.
Friday, Nov. 5; 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 200, Main Building

Global Health Seminar: “Lessons from the AIDS Epidemic”
Presented by James W. Curran, MD, dean of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. In 1981, Curran was tapped to lead a CDC task force charged with determining what was behind the first cases of what we now know as AIDS. Curran will describe the investigation of the discovery of AIDS and lessons learned for public health.
Friday, Nov. 5; 11 a.m. to noon in Carey Auditorium (Room 107), Hesburgh Library

Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series: “Mental Illness”
The Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch series is a casual gathering to discuss current issues through the lens of Catholic social tradition. The speaker at the November event will be Lisa Anderson, founder of Clubhouse of St. Joseph County, discussing the topic of mental illness. All are welcome. Beverages and desserts will be provided.
Friday, Nov. 5; noon to 1 p.m. in Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Labor Café: “Striketober! What’s Happening in the American Workplace?”
Labor Café is where the Notre Dame community talks work! Join the casual conversation on contemporary questions about work, workers and workplaces. In November, we will discuss the status of the American workplace. Participants choose the concrete topics; all people are welcome and all opinions are entertained.
Friday, Nov. 5; 5 to 6 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Science Exploration Series: Data Privacy during the COVID-19 Pandemic
A huge amount of data of various types has been collected during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the release and sharing of this data can be associated with serious privacy concerns. Fang Liu will provide examples of the privacy risk associated with several pandemic data types and will describe ways to mitigate your risk.
Saturday, Nov. 6; 11 a.m. to noon in Room 101, Jordan Hall of Science

Parking, Security and Traffic

Corby Drive Closed for up to 45 Days
Corby Drive between Sorin Hall and Walsh Hall closed starting Tuesday, Oct. 26, to accommodate construction equipment. A crane will be on site for the next 30-45 days to aid in the Sorin Hall renovation and addition. Corby Drive is expected to reopen before the Thanksgiving holiday. Two-way access to the Basilica and an alternate drive route to the Walsh Hall parking area will be available. Review the map for details.

Social Gatherings

Going Viral Game Show
Win fabulous prizes putting all your social media knowledge to the test. Join SAO for a game night designed to go viral in its own right with questions about the most popular videos, memes and GIFs. Plus, don’t miss out on free pizza!
Thursday, Nov. 4; 9 p.m. to midnight in Legends

Game Day Programming — ND vs. Navy
Get ready to see the Fighting Irish take on Navy with free food, free spirit gear and giveaways. Find SAO on North Quad. Go Irish!
Saturday, Nov. 6; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on North Quad

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