For the Week of September 12
AAHD Gallery Exhibition — “Ongoing Matter: Democracy, Design and the Mueller Report”
This exhibition is a nonpartisan, grassroots design initiative fostering audience engagement with the “Report on the Investigation Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election,” or, as it is more colloquially known, the Mueller Report.
Monday through Friday, Sept. 12-16; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in AAHD Gallery (Room 214), Riley Hall
First-time feature filmmaker Rebeca “Beba” Huntt undertakes an unflinching exploration of her own identity in the remarkable coming-of-age documentary/cinematic memoir. Poetic, powerful and profound, this documentary is a deeply human self-portrait of an Afro-Latina artist hungry for knowledge and yearning for connection. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (79 minutes)
Thursday, Sept. 15; 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
“Petite Maman” (2021)
Following the death of her beloved grandmother, eight-year-old Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) accompanies her parents to her mother’s childhood home. As Nelly explores the house and nearby woods, she is immediately drawn to a neighbor her own age building a treehouse. What follows is a tender tale of childhood grief, memory and connection. Fac/Staff: $6. Students: $4. (73 minutes)
Friday, Sept. 16; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Sunday, Sept. 18; 4 p.m.
“The Secret of Kells” (2010)
Young Brendan, on a quest to complete a magical book to defeat barbarians raiding his land, encounters a mysterious young fairy who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan’s determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil? $1 tickets.
Sunday, Sept. 18; 1 to 2:15 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
The Mixed Media saxophone quartet pushes the limits of expectations for chamber music performance with an improvisational sound and exploration of non-traditional music. The ensemble is the center’s second casual listening experience this season in the intimate Philbin Studio Theatre. Arrive early to get a beverage to enjoy during the performance. $20.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Philbin Studio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Diving Into Math with Emmy Noether
Emmy Noether was one of the most influential mathematicians of the last century. To celebrate the centenary of her becoming a German professor — at a time when women were only beginning to break barriers preventing them from working at German Universities — Portraittheater Vienna produced a biographical play of her life. Free but ticketed.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Come watch some amazing live performers! If you’d like to perform at a future Acousticafé, visit https://linktr.ee/subnd.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Library Lawn
Join the Center for Italian Studies and the Devers Program in Dante Studies for its annual “Dante Now!” event, dedicated to a community recitation of Dante’s “Divine Comedy.” Review the schedule here.
Friday, Sept. 16; 2 to 4:15 p.m. campus-wide (at South Quad Sorin statue, Main Building, Notre Dame Stadium tunnel, south side of Hesburgh Library, north side of Duncan Student Center, Law School arch (between Main Circle and arch), Grotto, and in the Annenberg Auditorium of Snite Museum of Art)
Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.
Teach@ND Day Reading Groups
Sign up here to read Peter Felten’s book, “Relationship-Rich Education,” leading up to his talk as part of Teach@ND Day. Books will be provided! Sign up as a group, or you can be matched with other interested faculty and graduate students.
Register by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Webinar — “Architecture and Climate Change: Grand Visions in Urban Planning”
Architects play a major role in designing outdoor spaces to mitigate the effects of climate change. Join ND Energy for a virtual conversation about projects in China, India and the United States that address the need for equity and inclusion, creating functional beauty in underserved urban areas for the benefit of all. Registration is required.
Monday, Sept. 19; 8 to 9 p.m. via Zoom
Notre Dame Vision Information Session
Notre Dame Vision will hire 60 undergraduate students of all years for its weeklong Summer 2023 conferences. Students serve in different positions, exercising positions of real, ministerial leadership as they accompany high school students to understand their gifts and live them out in service to the world. Room, board, summer stipend and theology credits included! Email email@example.com with questions. Register here by Sunday, Sept. 18.
Wednesday, Sept. 21; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the ballroom, LaFortune Student Center
Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory Tour
Tour the facility where Notre Dame partners with industry and government to develop advanced technologies required for conventional and high Mach airbreathing propulsion, energy generation, advanced thermal management and energy storage solutions. Open to Notre Dame students, faculty and staff. Space is limited and registration is required by Wednesday, Sept. 21.
Thursday, Sept. 22; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Notre Dame Turbomachinery Laboratory
Workshop: “Drawing a Blank? Common English Idioms Used in Academic and Professional Settings”
Non-native English speakers may be confused by idiomatic expressions used in U.S. classrooms or meetings because these expressions cannot be correctly understood by translating them into one’s native language. This workshop introduces participants to English idioms frequently used in academic and professional settings. Registration is required.
Wednesday, Sept. 28; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom
Major League Baseball Ticket Offer
University of Notre Dame Night at Wrigley Field: special ticket offer available through this link only for Notre Dame students, faculty, staff, alumni and their families. Includes a special-edition Notre Dame-Cubs baseball cap!
Chicago Cubs vs. the Phillies, Wednesday, Sept. 28; 6:40 p.m. at Wrigley Field, Chicago
Say Thank You to Your Instructors!
Who was the professor who inspired your love of your major? The TA who changed the way you see the world? The instructor who showed compassion during a hard time? Take a moment to say thank you. Use this form to share a brief note of thanks to any professors and TAs who have had an impact on you during your time at Notre Dame. The deadline for submission is Monday, Oct. 3.
If you Teach @ ND, this event is for you! Friday, Oct. 7 is being set aside to celebrate and support the excellent teaching that happens on Notre Dame’s campus, with a focus on relationship-rich education. There will be events, giveaways and more, meant to recognize the immense value of your work and your connections with students. The registration deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 20. Register here.
Friday, Oct. 7; 10:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. in the Downes Club (seventh floor), Corbett Family Hall
2022 Notre Dame Sustainability Expo
The Sustainability Expo will be held in partnership with the Fall Career Fair Week and Energy Week. Undergraduate and graduate students can connect with employers, community leaders, educators and researchers while exploring professional development opportunities in the areas of energy, the environment, sustainability and other important areas.
Monday, Sept. 12; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the eighth floor, Duncan Student Center
Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
∙ Virtual Reality Workshop Series — Developing an Original Simulation: Scoping a Minimum Viable Product
Learn how to develop minimal viable product criteria for a VR simulation. Participants will look at independently developed Unity environments, discuss what goes into developing a first draft of a VR project and collaboratively develop criteria for an original simulation. Note: this is the first of a three-part series. Click here for more information and to register.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
∙ Introduction to Bloomberg Terminal Navigation and Functions
Demystify the Bloomberg Terminal by learning its interface and navigation. This session covers how to access Bloomberg Terminal, the Bloomberg Terminal interface and navigation, commonly used Bloomberg Functions and how to find more specific Bloomberg Functions. Click here for more information and to register.
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. in the Business Library, L012 Mendoza College of Business
∙ Topic Modeling a Corpus
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate and facilitate the use of a free Java-based program called Topic Modeling Tool to process a collection of texts to better understand the collection as a whole. This process is sometimes useful for identifying genres, authors and/or subjects in a body of literature.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 2 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
∙ Bringing Order to Qualitative Madness with ATLAS.ti
If you’re in the middle of a qualitative research project, you’re probably juggling dozens of documents that need to be coded. Interview transcripts, focus group transcripts, digitized text — whatever your source material is, you could use a system for organizing and coding it all. This is where ATLAS.ti comes in! Designed for beginners.
Friday, Sept. 16; 11 a.m. to noon in the Collaboration Hub (Room 220), Hesburgh Library
∙ Creating Impactful Presentations
This workshop is designed to help you develop the ability to create impactful slide decks and enhance your presentation skills. No matter the audience, a strong visual presentation can determine whether you “get to yes” with your stakeholders. Click here for more information and to register.
Friday, Sept. 16; 1 to 3 p.m. in the Technology Commons (Room 264), Hesburgh Library
Workshop: “Managing Social Media in Higher Education with Meta Business Suite”
The Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures has learned a lot about the power of communicating with social media, even in small communities. Meta Business Suite is a social media management platform for Instagram and Facebook. It allows users to create posts, add media and analyze impact. Bring your laptop for this hands-on technology workshop. Registration required.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 4 to 5 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall
Call for Research Participants at the Memory, Aging and Cognition Lab
The Memory, Aging and Cognition Lab at Notre Dame is seeking volunteers for research on memory and the brain. To be eligible, you must be 30 to 80 years old, have learned English before age five and be in good general health. Volunteers are compensated $15/hour. If you are interested, please contact the lab at firstname.lastname@example.org or 574-634-0264.
Through Thursday, Dec. 8; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Room 527, Corbett Family Hall
Postgraduate Service and Social Impact Fair
This annual fair is an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from service and social impact organizations about postgraduate options. Stop by to learn more.
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 6 to 8 p.m. in Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center
Concert for the Missions
Join the Campus Ministry choirs for a concert. Admission is free, and a free-will offering will be taken to benefit Holy Cross Missions around the world.
Friday, Sept. 16; 8 to 9 p.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart
First-Year Student Open House at McWell
Calling all first-year undergraduates: Stop by the McDonald Center for Student Well-Being to experience the restorative spaces, learn more about services, make an essential oil blend and enjoy some fresh berries. McWell is located on the second floor of Saint Liam Hall. The staff will show you around and introduce you to opportunities to stay well.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 204, Saint Liam Hall
Talk: “Education, Religion and Diplomacy in the 21st Century”
Notre Dame International, St. Edmund’s College and the Von Hügel Institute invite the Notre Dame community to a conversation featuring Catherine Arnold, OBE, Master of St. Edmund’s College. The talk will be from 5 to 6:15 p.m. with a reception afterward from 6:15 to 7 p.m. Registration is requested.
Monday, Sept. 12; 5 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium, Eck Visitors Center
Time-Out for Tech: New Features in Google
Google updates its apps regularly, but some of the best updates might be unnoticeable. Come to this session to learn about the new features Google has added to Gmail, Calendar, Drive and more.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 11 to 11:30 a.m. via Zoom
29th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy
Featuring the Honorable Juan Manuel Santos, former president of Colombia; 2016 Nobel Peace Prize laureate; and distinguished policy fellow, Keough School of Global Affairs. To ensure the safety of patrons and employees, there will be a bag policy in effect for this event. Free but ticketed. Tickets will be available one hour prior to event start.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and live streamed
“Our Universe Revealed” Presentation — “Galaxies on the Edge: Using the James Webb Space Telescope to Study How Galaxies Work”
Galaxies, like our own Milky Way, are constantly changing and create and release the elements from which we are all made. However, maintaining this cycle is a delicate balancing act. Join Chris Howk, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, as he describes how Notre Dame astronomers are working to understand this balance using NASA’s newly commissioned James Webb Space Telescope. Open to the public.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium, St. Joseph County Public Library, 304 S. Main St., South Bend
Power Plant Tour
Tour the power plant on the north side of campus to see how Notre Dame is working hard to become more energy efficient. Open to Notre Dame students, faculty and staff. Space is limited and registration is required.
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 100, Facilities Building
Thursday, Sept. 15; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Crossroads Solar Tour
Join former Notre Dame professor Pat Regan, now co-founder and CEO of a solar panel manufacturing facility, for a tour and presentation about the manufacturing process and his philosophy on producing solar modules while employing former felons. Open to Notre Dame students, faculty and staff. Space is limited and registration is required.
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Crossroads Solar, South Bend
Video and Panel Discussion — “Brazilian Election 2022: How COVID and Religion may Determine the Future of Brazil”
How might issues surrounding COVID and religion affect the results of the highly anticipated Brazilian presidential election next month? This virtual event begins with showing the first video of the two-episode series “Brazil Today,” followed by further discussion with distinguished panelists and moderators.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 4 to 5:30 p.m. virtually
The Energy Career Path of an Economics Major (and Energy Studies and Theology Minor)
Kylie Minor, ’19, is the northeast producer services mid-marketer for BP Energy Company. She is involved in their Graduate Development Program and can offer advice about navigating opportunities. Interested undergraduate and graduate students can join Kylie for an informal conversation about her energy experiences. Registration is required.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room TBD, DeBartolo Hall
Lecture: “Latinos and the Reshaping of American Politics”
Lecture by Luis R. Fraga, professor of political science and director of the Institute for Latino Studies.
Food will be provided at a pre-reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. The Latinx Student Alliance (LSA) will host a post-reception and voter registration drive at 7 p.m. in the lobby of Bond Hall. Free and open to the public.
Thursday, Sept. 15; 6 to 7 p.m. in the auditorium, (Room 104), Bond Hall
Workshop: “Why Are Americans Like That?”
Have you ever felt confused or upset by Americans? If you have ever wondered why Americans are the way they are, join Cindy Alamargot of the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures to explore American culture and share the experiences that have left us asking, ‘why are Americans like that?’
Friday, Sept. 16; 11 a.m. to noon via Zoom
Lecture: “University Research on Racism”
“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, Kirt von Daacke, University of Virginia, discusses university truth-telling and reconciliation projects. Open to the Notre Dame community.
Friday, Sept. 16; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom
Tom Mendoza Presents: A Conversation with David Reilly
Join Tom Mendoza for a discussion with David Reilly, former chief technology officer of Bank of America, as they talk about culture, career success and insights to forging great companies. See what advice these experienced executives have for students and professionals building their careers. Open to all students and the Notre Dame community.
Friday, Sept. 16; 2 to 3 p.m. in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business
Ahead of the Game with Arts and Letters — “Amazing Artifacts: The Hidden History of Notre Dame”
On home game Fridays, the Ahead of the Game series offers an opportunity for intellectual engagement, sharing the experience in an audience of faculty, students and alumni. This week will feature Heather Hyde Minor, professor of art history.
Friday, Sept. 16; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in LaBar Recital Hall within O’Neill Hall (south side of Notre Dame Stadium)
Careers in Renewable Energy
Join a conversation with Notre Dame alumni Bill Jordan,’85, Luke Lewandowski, ’00 and John Moran ’95, who have extensive experience working in the renewable energy industry. In addition to learning about their unique career pathways, undergraduate and graduate students will have time to meet with them individually. Registration is required.
Friday, Sept. 16; 3 to 4 p.m. in Room E108, Corbett Family Hall
Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason — “Ireland on the World’s Stage: Ireland’s Term on the UN Security Council”
Join the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies for a talk by the Honorable Geraldine Byrne Nason, Ireland’s outgoing permanent representative to the United Nations and incoming ambassador of Ireland to the United States. Ambassador Byrne Nason will give an insider’s look on the role she has helped to shape for Ireland on the world stage and how she envisions the country’s future diplomatic role.
Friday, Sept. 16; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Hesburgh Center
Lecture— “The U.S. Intelligence Community: Assessing Global Threats in Service to Country”
As part of the Jack Kelly and Gail Weiss Lecture Series, join the Notre Dame International Security Center for a conversation with Avril Haines, director of national intelligence, and Amy McAuliffe, ’90, assistant director of the CIA’s Weapons and Counterproliferation Mission Center. There will be a bag policy in effect for this event. Free, but ticketed. Tickets available one hour prior.
Friday, Sept. 16; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
MVP Fridays: “How Do We Hope in Hard Times?”
Join the Center for Social Concerns for Friday afternoons on home football weekends for lectures by national leaders, journalists and writers on questions of meaning, values and purpose. This week’s event will feature Norman Wirzba, professor of Christian theology at Duke University. Reception to follow.
Friday, Sept. 16; 4 to 6 p.m. in the atrium, Stinson Remick Hall of Engineering
Panel Discussion: “Staying in the Game”
“Staying in the Game” is a panel discussion with Notre Dame alumni in the sports industry presented by Notre Dame Law School as part of a celebration of Black Alumni Weekend. Panelists include former NFL wide receiver and Fighting Irish legend Raghib “Rocket” Ismail. Free but ticketed event. Register at law.nd.edu/game.
Friday, Sept. 16; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Patricia George Decio Theatre, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Saturdays with the Saints: Saint Louis de Montfort
Lecture presented by Andrew Ouellette, Holy Cross College. This year’s series focuses on Saints of the Blessed Mother and is presented by the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Saturdays with the Saints is a Notre Dame Game Day lecture series that combines the University’s rich traditions of Catholic faith and spirited game days.
Saturday, Sept. 17; 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. in Andrews Auditorium, Geddes Hall
Lecture — “Cracking the Brain’s Mysteries: Novel Strategies to Cure Neurodegenerative Diseases”
Rare neurological diseases represent a unique challenge for scientists because neurons are notoriously difficult to study. Kevin Vaughan, associate professor of biological sciences, will use Niemann Pick Type C (NPC) disease as an example that shows how universal mechanisms of neuronal loss can be revealed— suggesting fundamentally new strategies to curing disease.
Saturday, Sept. 17; 11 a.m. to noon in Room 101, Jordan Hall of Science
Douglas Road Reopened to East/West Traffic Through Ironwood
Douglas Road has been reopened to east-west traffic; however, portions of Ironwood remain closed.
Gameday Parking Policies
Gameday parking restrictions will be in place beginning at 5 a.m. each Saturday of a home football game. Click to review all Notre Dame Police Department gameday parking policies and tips.
South Asia Group Fall Semester Kickoff
Do you have an academic interest in South Asia? Do you want to connect with faculty and students who share your interest? Join the South Asia Group for chai and samosa to kick off the new semester!
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies (Room 2148), Jenkins Nanovic Halls
SomosND: Hispanic Heritage Month Kick-Off Fiesta
All are welcome for free food, music and building community with students, faculty and staff in attendance. This outdoor fiesta features all Latinx-themed clubs and organizations on campus. A taco truck and raspados/piraguas will be provided. Free stadium tote bag for the first 200 people in attendance! Review other events as part of the celebratory month.
Thursday, Sept. 15; noon to 1:30 p.m. on Bond Hall Quad
Football Fridays at the Eck
Kick off your game weekend and join your fellow Fighting Irish fans for live music from Mykayla Cynthia, tailgate food from Portillo’s (including $1 hot dogs), interviews with Notre Dame celebrities, performances from the pom squad and cheer team and more.
Friday, Sept. 16; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Eck Visitors Center
English Conversation Table
The English Conversation Table (ECT — formerly English Language Table) meets bi-monthly and is a great chance to practice English with both native and non-native speakers and to make new friends in the process. Free and open to the Notre Dame campus community.
Friday, Sept. 16; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 104, Coleman-Morse Center
Friday Night Bash
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind, family-friendly party featuring food trucks, drinks and live music by Jerry O’Fonics. Tickets include live music and access to purchase food and drink from local vendors: $12 for adults (ages 12+); children 11 and under are free.
Friday, Sept. 16; 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the concourse (enter Gate C/Leahy Gate), Notre Dame Stadium
Stop by to get ready to cheer for the Fighting Irish with free giveaways and food trucks!
Saturday, Sept. 17; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on North Quad
Join the Medieval Institute for a festive tailgate on Game Day! See dazzling swordplay and learn about historical fighting styles from the professionals of Theatrica Gladiatoria. Complimentary food and drink will be provided. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, Sept. 17; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on West Lawn of McCourtney Hall
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.
Weigh the Waste Nights
ND Energy, Campus Dining and the Office of Sustainability are teaming up to promote the reduction of food waste in the dining halls. To kick off this campaign, two Weigh the Waste Nights will be held to inform students about the Grind2Energy system that Notre Dame uses to convert food waste into renewable energy.
Tuesday, Sept. 13; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in North Dining Hall
Wednesday, Sept. 14; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in South Dining Hall
Book Signing with Father Edward “Monk” Malloy
Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., University president emeritus, will sign copies of his book, “Monk’s Notre Dame.”
Saturday, Sept. 17; 10 to 11 a.m. in the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore