TheWeek@ND Student Edition (October 25)



For the Week of October 25

Arts and Performances


Spotlight Exhibit — The Ferrell Manuscripts
Six medieval manuscripts donated to Notre Dame in 2017 by James E. and Elizabeth J. Ferrell have significantly augmented the University’s collection of medieval and renaissance manuscripts. These items are on display in Hesburgh Library’s Rare Books & Special Collections, and we welcome you to stop by to view the exhibit.
Monday, Oct. 18; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in 102 Hesburgh Library, Rare Books & Special Collections
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Documentary — “Unguarded: Exploring an Alternative to Traditional Prisons”
Join the Kellogg Institute for this screening of the award-winning documentary and a conversation afterward with the film’s director, producer and additional commentators. This powerful film takes us inside the walls of a revolutionary Brazilian prison system centered on the full recovery and rehabilitation of the person. Free, but ticketed.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Les Misérables” (France, 2019)
First-time director Ladj Ly captures the haute tension in the Parisian district of Montfermeil. While not an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s novel, the setting matches key events and trains its eye on the mistreatment of the poor and marginalized, here largely those within the African diaspora who face the brunt of violence once it erupts. Nanovic Faculty Fellow Olivier Morel from the Departments of Film, Television and Theatre and Romance Languages and Literatures will provide an introduction. Sponsored by the Nanovic Institute Film Series. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center 

“Terror Train” (1980)
When a nerd receives a high dosage of trauma courtesy of some fratty jerks, his only recourse is to crash a costume party on a train on New Year’s Eve, and, in turn, ferociously kill in the name of revenge while adopting the costume of each person he mutilates. Students: $4. Fac/Staff: $6.
Friday, Oct. 29; 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


Masterclass with Libor Ondras
Trained in Moscow and a recent visiting professor at the Royal Conservatory of Scotland, Libor Ondras will be at Notre Dame to share his unique perspective as violist, violinist and conductor.  
Monday, Oct. 25; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

The Oedipus Project Watch Party
Come watch the Oedipus Project’s acclaimed actors reading scenes from Sophocles’ “Oedipus The King,” a timeless story about leadership, accountability and the challenges faced by citizens and elected officials during pandemics and plagues. Hosted by Graduate Student Government. Light refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Screenings and Panel Discussion — “Please Look: A Cinematic Opera Experience”
Opera Notre Dame presents this series of five short films featuring recontextualized excerpts from the work of the so-called American Minimalist School. This innovative project presents the viewer with an immersive and evocative lyric theater experience from voice majors in the Department of Music and Sacred Music at Notre Dame. Free but ticketed.
Friday, Oct. 29; 6:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Sunday, Oct. 31; 3 p.m.

ND Glee Club Fall Concert
Included in the program are new sacred works by Rosphanye Powell and Brian Scully, Catholic and Russian Orthodox works and a wide variety of American musical styles including work songs, hymns, spirituals, show tunes and close harmony. ND students: Free. Fac/Staff: $6.
Friday, Oct. 29; 8 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Jonathan Hehn 10, organ
Jonathan Hehn, O.S.L., class of 2010, is a musician and liturgist currently serving the University. Hehn has won prizes in both regional and national competitions in organ performance. He is a brother in the Order of Saint Luke, a religious order committed to sacramental renewal and liturgical scholarship. Free, no tickets needed.
Sunday, Oct. 31; 8 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Closures, Limited Hours and Cancellations

Café de Grasta is Temporarily Closed
Café de Grasta will temporarily close beginning Monday, Oct. 25. The de Grasta team will assist in other critical campus services. Please visit for a list of additional Campus Dining options.

Deadlines or Registrations

Deadline Extension: Apply to be a Notre Dame Vision Mentor-in-Faith
Deadline extended until noon Thursday, Oct. 28. Positions are available for both small group leaders and musicians. Notre Dame Vision offers a competitive stipend, five theology credits, room and board on campus for the duration of the program, meaningful work/service and the opportunity to grow personally, spiritually and professionally. Applicants from every school and major are welcome.
Apply online at 

Call for Lightning Talk Proposals: GIS Day at ND
GIS Day at Notre Dame is a symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 17, that combines workshops, presentations and more to demonstrate the power of geospatial technologies. Share how GIS contributes to your real-world research and community-based projects that make a difference in our community and around the world. Submit a short abstract with title and all ​author affiliations to by Monday, Nov. 1.

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.

Panel Discussions — “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

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. Register by Thursday, Nov. 4.
Friday, Nov. 5; 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Internships in Dublin
The Dublin Global Gateway Irish Internship Program is back! Apply to a variety of internship placements in Dublin for the Summer 2022 program with a cover letter and resume via Handshake. Find out more information and register your interest in the program here.  

Deals and Discounts

Engineering Apparel Sales
Calling all engineers! The ND Engineering apparel online store is now open. Stock up on new ND Engineering T-shirts, sweatshirts, Under Armour gear and more. NDSEED fundraises through apparel sales to finance its annual bridge project. Past bridges have connected more than 1,000 people to education, health care and markets. 
Buy in person Friday, Oct. 29; 1 to 4 p.m. at the lobby tables by Modern Market, Duncan Student Center

Educational and Research Opportunities

New Platform for Online Access to Library and Museum Holdings
The Hesburgh Libraries and Snite Museum of Art have launched Marble (museums, archives, rare books and libraries exploration) — an online teaching and research tool that lets users browse, view and download digitized material from the Snite Museum, Rare Books & Special Collections and the University Archives. Explore this new resource at

Using Topic Modeling Against a Corpora
This workshop will demonstrate how to use Topic Modeling Tool.
Monday, Oct. 25; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

R 101
This introduction to R is designed for participants with no programming experience.
Monday, Oct. 25; 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Virtual Notre Dame Sustainability Expo
Undergraduate and graduate students with career interests in energy, the environment and other sustainability topics are encouraged to register on Handshake to explore professional development opportunities with employers. Students will meet virtually in groups or individually with reps from local and global organizations like Cardno, EIA, enFocus, CCL, GE, Invenergy, NEP, Tenaska, USGBC and more!
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 6 to 7:30 p.m. via Handshake

Extracting the Who, What and When from a Text
Learn how to use a tool to extract information from any plain text file.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

How to Write in a Book
This workshop demonstrates techniques for writing in books for the purpose of active reading.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

EAP Workshop: Editing and Revising Academic Writing
Do you ever feel frustrated with the editing and revising process of writing? If the answer is yes, join the CSLC to discuss a plan of action on how to edit and revise your academic writing. Participants will analyze a strategy for word flow and will practice how to avoid wordiness. Registration required via link.
Friday, Oct. 29; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom

Creating Your Professional Website with WordPress
Learn how to design and build your own website using WordPress.
Friday, Oct. 29; 1 to 3 p.m. via Zoom

EdTalk: Fostering Reading in Lower Foreign Language Classrooms
How can instructors promote reading of authentic texts in lower-level language classes? This presentation by Tiziana Serafini will tackle this challenging question, and will focus on reading strategies for beginners, as well as a reading project that was carried out in Italian 101 and 102.
Friday, Oct. 29; 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. via Zoom

Faith and Service

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.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 7 p.m. in the McNeill Library, Geddes Hall, and also via Zoom

Livestream the Academic Convocation Honoring the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew
The University is honored to welcome to campus His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, spiritual leader of 300 million Eastern Orthodox Christians worldwide and courageous champion of environmental stewardship, migrants and religious liberty. Join President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., as he bestows an honorary degree on the ecumenical patriarch, who will in turn offer an address about environmental stewardship. The convocation begins at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. You can watch the livestream here. Following the convocation at 6:45 p.m. all are welcome at the Grotto, where Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will offer a blessing to those gathered.

Catholic Mass in Swahili
Join the celebration of Christ with a Mass and liturgy in Swahili. A gathering for refreshments will follow the service. All are welcome, and guidance in both English and Swahili will be provided. The officiant is Rev. Frank Murphy, C.S.C.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Siegfried Hall Chapel

ACE Night 2021
You are made for greatness (as are our students)! Catholic schools need teachers with the talent, imagination and zeal worthy of the children they serve. Join the ACE community to learn more about how you can grow professionally, personally and spiritually as an ACE teacher. Chick-fil-A and FJ’s famous cookies will be served.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. in Remick Commons, Visitation Hall

Postgraduate Service Lunch with ACE
Come enjoy a casual Chick-fil-A lunch with members of the Alliance for Catholic Education team, who would love to hear your story and answer your questions about the program. Drop in any time you are free.
Friday, Oct. 29; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Health and Recreation

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. Contact McWell at with questions.
The survey is open Sunday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Nov. 7

Flu Vaccine Requirement and Opportunities for Vaccination
In an effort to minimize the spread of respiratory-based illnesses in our campus community, like last year, all students — undergraduate, graduate and professional — are required to receive the seasonal flu vaccine this fall.
The University will offer free flu vaccines to students, faculty and staff at a second Flu Vaccine Blitz on Monday, Oct. 25, through Wednesday, Oct. 27. This event will be held in the Stepan Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Registration is required. Learn more here.

Register for Hot Spot Tournament
Show off your basketball skills at the intramurals Hot Spot Tournament!
The registration window is open from 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 25, through 11 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27

FREE RecSports Group Fitness and F.A.S.T. Classes, Oct. 25-31
It’s no trick, it’s our treat! Try a class and see if you like it. Class size is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. View the schedules here.
Monday, Oct. 25, through Sunday, Oct. 31 

Semester-Long Fitness Classes, Nov. 1 through Dec. 7
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). Click here for more information.  
Registration for the Semester Registration schedule opens at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28.

New RecSports Instructional Series
RecSports is offering another round of instructional series including new sport series, dance and self-defense (RAD) classes. View the schedules and sign up here
Registration began Thursday, Oct. 21, via RecRegister and is ongoing until classes are full.

McWell Recess: Dí­a de los Muertos
Take a break with the Senior Fellows from McWell and MSPS at Recess, a weekly event to discover opportunities for active breaks in your busy life. This week, celebrate Dí­a de Los Muertos, a Mexican tradition that honors the lives of loved ones who have passed away. Join in for crafts and to leave a prayer for a loved one.
Friday, Oct. 29; 12:30 to 2 p.m. on South Quad 

Bake Puerto Rican Treats with Chef Sinai
Gather your friends and family for a fun and tasty baking class from the comfort of your home. AdelanteND member and Executive Pastry Chef Sinai Vespie will teach step-by-step how to make three Puerto Rican classic treats: flan, quesitos and pastelillos de guayaba. Free, and voluntary monetary donations to support local Latinx organization La Casa de Amistad are welcome. Register for the Zoom link.
Saturday, Oct. 30; 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. virtually

Lectures and Presentations

Webinar: “Human Flourishing and Everyday Vitality”
Virtues & Vocations, a national forum hosted by the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, is offering monthly webinars that will consider issues in pre-professional and professional education related to character, purpose and vocation. Co-sponsoring Center for Social Concerns welcomes Dr.  Samantha Boardman, author of “Everyday Vitality.”
Monday, Oct. 25; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

Conference: “Strong A(s) F(eminist)”
The goal of this University-hosted conference is to address issues relating to the role of gender in sports using a diversity of voices and range of disciplines through “Strong A(s) F(eminist)” flash talks and the “Reclaiming Physical Culture” interactive installment.
Monday, Oct. 25; 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the McKenna Conference Center and the weight room of the Joyce Center (use Gate 4 to enter)
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Global Health Case Competition Dinner Seminar
Learn more about the ND Global Health Case Competition and its goal to promote multidisciplinary cooperation, train future global health leaders and provide students with a real-world problem-based learning opportunity. The guest speaker will be professor Lee Gettler from the Department of Anthropology.
Monday, Oct. 25; 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the McNeill Room, LaFortune Student Center

Summer Programs Info Session
Join the Nanovic Institute to learn more about the new spring and summer opportunities. Enjoy pizza while learning more about the application and acceptance process, as well as the expectations for both of these programs. Undergraduate students only. Free, but registration required.
Monday, Oct. 25; 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 1060, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Conversation — “Prioritizing Afghan Voices: How the International Community Can Assist Afghanistan”
What do the Afghan people want? What are their most pressing needs? Join the timely conversation and hear insights on how the international community can help meet the needs of the Afghan people and address the dilemmas related to engaging with the Taliban government. Presented by the Keough School of Global Affairs. RSVP to attend via Zoom. RSVP to attend in person at the Keough School Washington Office.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Washington Office and via Zoom webinar

Virtual Lecture: “The President Who Would Not Be King”
Michael W. McConnell, the Richard and Frances Mallery Professor and Director of the Constitutional Law Center at Stanford Law School, and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, discusses his new book “The President Who Would Not Be King: Executive Power under the Constitution.” 
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. virtually

Talk: “Contentious Religious Encounters in Colonial Mali”
This talk by Benjamin Soares, the director of the Center for Global Islamic Studies, University of Florida, will consider the complex history of Muslim-Christian encounters in colonial Mali, using the case of African colonial subjects and the White Fathers to illustrate how different religions and Muslims and Christians have been mutually imbricated over time.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center

Discussion: “How Changing Cooling Can Help Stop Warming our Planet”
The EPA recently adopted a new regulation to phase down the use of hydrofluorocarbons, potent greenhouse gases that are commonly found in refrigerators, air conditioners and other applications. Avipsa Mahapatra, climate campaign lead at the Environmental Investigation Agency, will discuss the opportunities associated with decarbonizing our cooling.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 116, DeBartolo Hall

Lecture — “Strengthening Communication Among Nuclear Weapons States in a Time of Crisis: Beyond Hot Lines”
Francesca Giovannini is the executive director of the Harvard Belfer’s Initiative on Managing the Atom and the research director of the Nuclear Deterrence Research Network funded by the MacArthur Foundation. She is also an adjunct associate professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room B101, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Designer Talk: Sean Ellis
Join the Department of Art, Art History and Design for a lecture by MFA walkthrough critic Sean Ellis, an award-winning designer and typographer who has designed for Jack Daniels, Heineken, Samsung and 7-Eleven.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Room 200, Riley Hall

Talk: “The Popes as Guardians of Human Dignity” with Cardinal Gerhard Müller
Cardinal Gerhard Müller is the former prefect of the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith. He will speak on the pope’s role in protecting human dignity as part of his tour promoting his new book, “The Pope: His Mission and His Task.” Copies of his book will be available for purchase at the event. Review the poster for more information.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Carey Auditorium, Hesburgh Library

Artist Talk: Alisa Henriquez
Join the Department of Art, Art History and Design for a lecture by MFA walkthrough critic Alisa Henriquez. Her work is currently on view in the AAHD Gallery until Saturday, Nov. 13. The talk will occur before MFA Open Studios.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 9 to 10 a.m. in Room 201, Riley Hall

Virtual Flash Panel: “The German Elections Four Weeks Later”
Scholars and experts weigh in on the close results and the future impact of the German federal elections that took place on Sept. 26.  What does this outcome mean for Germany and for Europe? Register online to participate.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

George B. Craig Jr. Memorial Lecture — “Kill the Messenger: Developing mosquitocidal vaccines and drugs to control mosquito-borne diseases”
Brian Foy, ND ’94, is a professor and member of the Center for Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases at Colorado State University. Foy has helped pioneer studies designed to target mosquito vectors through their bloodmeals as a way to disrupt mosquito-borne pathogen transmission and reduce disease. Register to attend in person or virtually.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 11 a.m. to noon in Room 206, McKenna Hall, or virtually

Webinar — “Reparations + Abolition = Reparationists: The Abolitionists of Our Time”
Featuring David Ragland, co-executive director for reparations, culture and organizing, The Truth Telling Project. This lecture will explore the concept of reparationists, individuals who engage in the spiritual journey to uproot white supremacy externally and internally while working toward full reparations and abolition-democracy.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Nanovic Institute Strategic Plan Launch and Reception
The Nanovic Institute for European Studies will present its 2021-2026 strategic plan, “Engaging Big Questions and ‘Peripheries’ in Europe,” with a panel discussion followed by a reception. In-person event with optional virtual attendance for the presentation.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 3 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Lecture — “The Reconstruction Amendments: America’s Rights Revolution”
This lecture by Laura F. Edwards, professor at Princeton University, is the keynote event for the Notre Dame Law Review’s annual symposium, this year titled “Constitutional Reconstruction: History and the Meaning of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments.”
Thursday, Oct. 28; 4 to 5:15 p.m. in the McCartan Courtroom at Eck Hall of Law, Notre Dame Law School

Book Talk and Signing: “Every Deep-Drawn Breath”
Join Dr. Wes Ely for a discussion of his book “Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on Healing, Recovery and Transforming Medicine in the ICU.”
Thursday, Oct. 28; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the second-floor reading room, Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore

Fall Undergraduate Research Fair (FURF)
Are you in the College of Science or have a related major, and you want to know why you should do undergraduate research? Come to FURF to find out. Learn about the research others have done and stay to chat with staff from different centers and institutes about their research opportunities. Open to students, faculty and staff.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 6 to 9 p.m. in the Galleria, Jordan Hall of Science

Global Health Career Talk — “My Wild Adventures in Science: From A(nopheles) to Z(ika)”
From humble beginnings studying mosquitoes in Galvin Hall and on the cold bogs at UNDERC, Colorado State University Professor Brian Foy, class of ’94, has gone on to study malaria and arboviral diseases and lead clinical trials in West Africa. In this journey, he managed to get infected with Zika virus and made a key discovery. This is a story about science, sex and serendipity.
Friday, Oct. 29; 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in Montgomery Auditorium, LaFortune Student Center

Lecture: “Asian Americans in an Anti-Black World”
“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, Claire Jean Kim, professor of political science at University of California Irvine, explores anti-Asian racism. Open to the Notre Dame community.
Friday, Oct. 29; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom

Ahead of the Game with Arts and Letters — “Looking Back to Move Forward: The 1975 Voting Rights Act and Its Relevance to Today”
Who can vote, how much their vote will count and the implications for who wins and who loses have long been issues in American politics. What implications does the nation’s past regarding voting rights have for debates about voter suppression today? Luis Fraga, the Joseph and Elizabeth Robbie Professor of Political Science, will present.
Friday, Oct. 29; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in LaBar Recital Hall within O’Neill Hall of Music

Dean’s Speaker Series: Fireside Chat with Muffet McGraw
Muffet McGraw, former head coach of the University’s women’s basketball team for 33 seasons, will be the featured speaker for the Mendoza College of Business Dean’s Speaker Series.
Friday, Oct. 29; 1 to 2 p.m. in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Saturdays with the Saints: St. Julian of Norwich
Professor Cyril O’Regan discusses “Julian of Norwich: Prodigal Healing and the Prodigious Mercy of God.” Saturdays with the Saints is a Notre Dame football gameday lecture series that combines the University’s rich traditions of Catholic faith and spirited game days.
Saturday, Oct. 30; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall

Science Exploration Series: Phosphorous, Food and Our Future
Did you know that during your lifetime you’ll consume more than 75 pounds of phosphorus in your food and drink, and use it to build not only your bones but also your DNA?  Learn from National Academy of Sciences Member James Elser, class of ’91, how this fascinating element is a driver of both the Green Revolution and of widespread water pollution.
Saturday, Oct. 30; 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 101, Jordan Hall of Science

Social Gatherings

Japanese Language Table
The Japanese Language Table is an excellent way to practice your Japanese language skills outside of the classroom. Learn about the culture in an informal setting where you can gain confidence in your use of Japanese.
Monday, Oct. 25; 6 to 7 p.m. in Hagerty Café, Duncan Student Center

Graduate Student Social
The graduate student social is back! Escape your study carrels and connect with graduate students across campus at our in-person celebration and to show support of our Notre Dame graduate students. There will be refreshments as well as free books for perusal and acquisition. Hosted by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. For ND graduate students only. Free, but ND ID required.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 4 to 6 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Hindi Language and Culture: Cinematic Adaptations Across the Hindi World
Did you know that more movies are produced in India yearly than any other country in the world? Learn about the unique aspect of cinematic adaptations across the Bollywood landscape. In this cultural conversation, FLTA Amrita Sharma will share how Bollywood remakes movies for the Hindi culture.
Tuesday, Oct. 26; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

MFA Open Studios
Join in an opportunity to explore the University’s graduate programs in ceramics, industrial design, painting and drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture and visual communication design. Talk with faculty and current graduate students, meet visiting prospective graduate students and tour Riley Hall.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Riley Hall

Russian Language Table
In the Russian language tables, sponsored by the Department of German and Russian Languages and Literatures, you can practice Russian in a conversational way while learning about the culture by playing games and learning songs. Russian FLTA Sabina Iusupova will bring Russia to Notre Dame in these community gatherings.
Wednesday, Oct. 27; 5 to 6 p.m. in Decio Hall

Snite Fright: The Witching Hour (and a Half)
Put on your costume and spook over to the museum for some skele-fun at Snite Fright! Go on an eerie skeleton scavenger hunt, look into the future with a palm reading, create haunting decorations for your room and screen print a one-of-a-kind shirt. All those who come in costume will have the chance to win a fun prize.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Haunted Tour of Notre Dame
Have you heard Notre Dame’s untold stories about football ... the Dome ... Farley ... ghosts? Join OSE and SAO in this one-of-a-kind, spooky walking tour of campus. Make sure to sign up to claim your spot! Tours will depart every 15 minutes and the last group will leave at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 28; 7 to 9 p.m. meet at the Snite Museum of Art  

Football Fridays at the Eck
Get ready for game day by joining the Alumni Association for a day of live music, student group performances, interviews with ND celebrities, tailgate food and more. Special guests include the ND cheerleaders and leprechaun, the ND Pom Squad, TroopND and more.
Friday, Oct. 29; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Eck Visitors Center

Aya marq’ay Raymi, Mast’aku: A Bolivian Festival
The Mast’aku are altars set up in public buildings and family homes through Bolivia for the Todos Santos festival in Bolivia. In this cultural conversation, you will learn about building a mast’aku and the Catholic traditions surrounding this ritual during the Feast of All Souls.
Friday, Oct. 29; 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Game Day Programming — ND vs. UNC
Get ready to see the Fighting Irish take on UNC with free food, free spirit gear and giveaways. Go Irish!
Saturday, Oct. 30; 3 to 7 p.m. on North Quad

Tech Upgrades and Service Interruptions

Mandatory 10-Digit Dialing for Local Calls Begins
Beginning Monday, Oct. 25, you must use 10-digit dialing (area code plus phone number) when making local calls in the 219 or 574 area code. Calls will no longer go through without dialing the area code first.
When making outside local calls from an ND phone, dial 8, 1 and the area code — just like making a long-distance call. Any speed dial numbers programmed on your VoIP phone must be changed too.

Also This Week ...

Canvas Tip: Canvas Offers a What-If Feature for Grade Predictions
As a student, you can view your grades based on What-If scores so you know how grades will be affected by upcoming or resubmitted assignments. This feature will depend on your instructor making grades visible to you in the Grades tab.