Faculty and Staff Edition


For the Week of March 27

Arts and Performances


Exhibit Tour — “Printing the Nation: A Century of Irish Book Arts”
Join the Hesburgh Libraries for a curator-led tour of the spring Rare Books and Special Collections exhibit, featuring books printed in Ireland from the early 20th century to this past decade, showing the development of Irish book art over the century. Learn more.
Friday, March 31; noon to 1 p.m. in Room 102, Hesburgh Library


“Stop-Zemlia” (2021)
Ukrainian director Kateryna Gornostai’s directorial debut is a deeply emotional and multi-layered portrait of life as a teenager. Masha sees herself as an outsider unless she’s hanging out with her two best friends. While trying to navigate her last year of high school, she falls in love in a way that forces her out of her comfort zone. Sponsored by the Nanovic Film Series: “Cinema in the Shadow of Empire.”
Free but ticketed. 122 minutes.
Wednesday, March 29; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“In Viaggio: The Travels of Pope Francis” (2023)
“In Viaggio” follows Pope Francis through the first nine years of his pontificate during which he visited 53 countries speaking on poverty, migration, environment, solidarity and war. Director Gianfranco Rosi creates a dialogue between footage of his travels, images taken by Rosi himself, recent history and the state of the world today. Faculty/Staff: $6. Students: $4. 80 minutes.
Thursday, March 30; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, March 31; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1; 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.


PEMCo’s Spring Production of the Musical “Anything Goes”
When the S.S. American heads out to sea, etiquette and convention head out the portholes as two unlikely pairs set off on the course to true love — proving that sometimes destiny needs a little help from a crew of singing sailors, a comical disguise and some good old-fashioned blackmail. $7 for students, $10 for general admission.
Thursday, March 30; 7 to 9:30 p.m. on the mainstage, Washington Hall
Friday, March 31; 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 1; 7 p.m.

Sacred Music at Notre Dame Organ Recital — Joseph Balistreri
First-year DMA student Joe Balistreri will perform “Two by Two,” a recital of historic German, Italian and Dutch organ music. Listeners will experience thematically-curated pairs of works by Jan Pieterzoon Sweelinck, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach and Dietrich Buxtehude. Free but ticketed.
Friday, March 31; 4:30 p.m. in Reyes Organ and Choral Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Music Sing Along — “Diversitàlia: Italian Cities and their Soundscapes”
Members of the Italian community at Notre Dame and in South Bend are invited to gather for an unforgettable evening of live Italian music, curated by Professor Lesley Marcantonio, featuring colleagues, students and local musicians. Audience members are encouraged to sing along with lyrics projected above the band. Free but ticketed.
Friday, March 31; 7 p.m. in Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Deadlines or Registrations

CRC Graduate Award for Computational Science and Visualization
This Center for Research Computing Graduate Award recognizes outstanding contributions in computational sciences and visualization by Notre Dame students and recent graduates. Awardees will receive $1,000 and a plaque. Apply by Friday, March 31.

Residence Hall Late Departures
Residential Life is accepting requests until Monday, April 3, from University groups needing a late departure from residence halls for their students to participate in Commencement-related activities. More information about late departure is available here.

Discussion: “Global Leadership Through Soft Power”
Developing countries may find it convenient to partner with China or Russia to meet critical needs, and they may not always consider the long-term implications of such choices. In a multipolar world, how might the United States and its allies meet the needs and aspirations of partner countries? Join the Keough School of Global Affairs to hear insights from Daniel Runde of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Register online to attend in person or via Zoom.
Tuesday, April 4; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

NDIAS Undergraduate Ethics Research Fellowship
This fellowship is for rising sophomores interested in developing an undergraduate thesis research project that critically engages an ethical issue in their home field. Fellows receive a funded fall break trip to London and a paid research apprenticeship with a Notre Dame faculty mentor. Review the flyer.
Application season runs until 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, April 5

Conversations That Matter — “Virtual Apocalypse: Renewing Christian Culture in a Digital World”
Episode 2: “The Virtue of Art,” featuring Nick Ripatrazone, Renée Roden and Stephen Barany.
In this webinar they will discuss how the experience of making and enjoying art reminds us what it means to be human in a world of increasing automation and artificial intelligence. Register by Monday, April 10.
Tuesday, April 11; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom

IDEA Week 2023
IDEA Week is an innovation festival hosting more than 25 business, technology and entertainment events to provide entrepreneurs, students and attendees with the practical knowledge, creative inspiration and social foundation they need to innovate within their own businesses, careers, studies and communities. Free for all attendees. Review the schedule and register here.
The event will run Saturday through Friday, April 15-21, at various campus and South Bend locations

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Immigration Week
Join the Student Coalition for Immigration Advocacy to celebrate its annual Immigration Week as it hosts events raising awareness for immigration issues and highlighting our migrant community. For more details on events all week, visit the coalition’s Instagram @scianotredame.
Sunday through Friday, March 26-31 at varying start times

Panel Discussion — “Loyal Daughters and Sons: Celebrating 50 Years of Female Progress at Notre Dame”
Hosted by Student Government’s Department of Gender Relations – Title IX and Women’s Initiatives. Kathleen Cummings, theology, history and gender studies professor and director of the Cushwa Center; Katie Conboy, president of Saint Mary’s College; Carolyn Woo, the first female dean of Mendoza College of Business; Indi Jackson, a former student-athlete and current ND Giving regional director; and Mary Davely Bliley, the first female undergraduate student at Notre Dame, will sit on a panel hosted by Student Government. They will share their perspective on Notre Dame women's impact throughout the last 50 years. Free. (first 50 attendees will receive a free T-shirt).
Monday, March 27; 6 to 7:15 p.m. in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Intercultural Development Day: “What are My Cultural Values and Preferences?”
There is only one question: Are you IN? Are you ... INtrigued by other cultures? INterested in self-improvement? INvested in diversity? INclusive of cultural differences? Join your fellow students, staff, faculty and alumni to work through exercises, engage in discussion and explore ways to increase our cultural understanding of our world.
Tuesday, March 28; 4 to 5 p.m. via Zoom

NDSID Spring Town Hall
Join Notre Dame Staff and Faculty of International Descent (NDSID) for the group’s annual Town Hall! Hear from NDSID leadership on updates and initiatives and gather with fellow staff and faculty. Lunch will be catered by Three Leaf Express. Registration required by Monday, March 27.
Wednesday, March 29; noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 215/216, McKenna Hall

Educational and Research Opportunities

STEM Mentorship: Grad School vs. Med School
Are you looking for more information on a future as a graduate student or medical student? Gain some insight from current graduate and medical students on how to navigate the next steps in your path! Sponsored by the Association for Women in Science. Register via the poster’s QR code.
Tuesday, March 28; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 120, DeBartolo Hall

Ivy Tech Information Session
Earn an associate degree in applied science in business administration while you work! Anyone interesting in learning more about this University benefit for full- and part-time staff should attend the information session. Representatives from Ivy Tech Community College and Human Resources will be on hand to explain the details of the program and answer questions. There will be a Zoom option for those who cannot attend in person.
Wednesday, March 29; 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the lower-level training room, Grace Hall

Use Your Educational Benefit Toward Summer Online Courses
Are you interested in enhancing your skills or diving into big ideas this summer? Take a Summer Online course and enjoy the convenience and flexibility of studying anywhere. The employee educational benefit can be used to help pay for Summer Online courses for you or your children. Registration is now open through the end of May. Apply at summersession.nd.edu/apply.

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:
Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
Mapping with ArcGIS Online
This workshop will teach the foundations of mapping in ESRI’s ArcGIS Online, a browser-based GIS platform that allows users to create, visualize and manipulate spatial data. This session will be presented by one of the NFCDS Pedagogy Fellows.
Monday, March 27; 1 to 3 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 246), Hesburgh Library
Data Organization in Spreadsheets
Good data organization is the foundation of any research project. Most researchers have data in spreadsheets, so it’s the place where many research projects start. In this workshop, you will learn good data entry practices, including formatting data tables in spreadsheets, as well as basic quality control, how to avoid common mistakes and more.
Monday, March 27; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
How to Make a Book
This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how to bind books using any one of three different techniques: using a machine to do coil binding, using a machine to do adhesive binding or making a book with a slot and tab method and absolutely no tools, only paper. Learn how printing and making books is a good thing, even in a digital era.
Tuesday, March 28; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Public Domain Day Series — Workshop: Music Modernization Act
Learn what recordings have entered the public domain and what that means for you as a creator. The presentation will also look at a project that samples public domain recordings and transforms them into hip-hop elements. There will also be an introduction to Audacity, a free sound editing program.
Wednesday, March 29; 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 264, Hesburgh Library
Biostatistical Analysis of Omics Data in the R Programming Language
In this workshop, participants will learn how to perform biostatistical analysis in the “R” programming language, including pairwise and ANOVA-like comparisons to identify differentially expressed genes.
This session will be presented by one of the NFCDS Pedagogy Fellows.
Wednesday, March 29; 5 to 7:30 p.m. via Zoom
Personal Digital Preservation Basics
This workshop will provide some resources and high-level tips on how to plan for backing up and organizing your own personal digital materials, such as photos, documents and recordings, in order to preserve your “born digital” information and make it last for future generations.
Thursday, March 30; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Using the Distant Reader
This workshop is useful to anybody across campus who needs to read large volumes of materials and will help you take control of your content. The Distant Reader, a locally-written system, can take large volumes of URLs or files, create a corpus, convert it into plain text, complete natural language processing and output sets of reports.
Thursday, March 30; 3 to 4 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
Introduction to Text Mining
This hands-on workshop affords participants the opportunity to learn the benefits of using computers to analyze textual corpora such as a collection of books or journal articles. Sometimes called “distant” or “scalable” reading, text mining is a way to analyze the words (or phrases) in a text in order to find patterns and anomalies within it.
Friday, March 31; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library

Technology Training Classes
Office of Information Technologies technical training classes are free. Check the class description in Endeavor for the method of delivery of each class.
Google Drive, Level II: Shared Drives, Tuesday, March 28; 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
travelND Training, Tuesday, March 28; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
Qualtrics Forms, Level II: Reports Demo, Wednesday, March 29; 10 to 11 a.m.
Spreadsheets, Level I: Introduction, Thursday, March 30; 8:30 a.m. to noon
Tableau: Publishing to the Tableau Server, Thursday, March 30; 1 to 4:30 p.m.
GLez Training, Thursday, April 6; 10 to 11:30 a.m.
buyND, Thursday, April 6; 2 to 4:30 p.m.
To register for courses, go to endeavor.nd.edu. Questions or problems registering? Call 631-7227 or email OIT at training@nd.edu.

Faith and Service

Blood Drive
Sign up online with the South Bend Medical Foundation at givebloodnow.com. March donors will receive a pair of SBMF socks! Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and the College of Science.
Monday, March 27; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the bloodmobile parked near Gate E, Duncan Student Center

Panel Discussion: “Abrahamic Voices in the Aftermath”
“How do you ask a man to be the last man to die for a mistake?” John Kerry posed this question in 1971 while testifying before Congress about Vietnam. The question keeps returning to haunt us in other theaters of war. Twenty years ago, America invaded Iraq. As this year’s Notre Dame Forum reflects on the aftermaths of that war, this forum invites us into a spiritual space of remembrance and healing. Join the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion to hear three Abrahamic voices of prayerful reflection. A light breakfast will be provided (Note: tables will be available for those fasting for Ramadan). Register online.
Friday, March 31; 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Eck Visitors Center

Stations of the Cross at the Snite Museum of Art
Join in a Lenten opportunity to pray the Stations of the Cross using works of art in the Snite Museum’s collection. After an introduction by Rev. Kevin Grove, C.S.C., each station will be accompanied by a scriptural passage and a reflection by individuals from our campus community.
Friday, March 31; 4 to 5 p.m. in the Snite Museum of Art

Health and Recreation

Clary Murphy Thomas Memorial 5K Color Run
This 5K color run is in remembrance of Brionne Clary, Connor Murphy and Miranda Thomas — three students of the class of 2002 who lost their battle with leukemia during their time at Notre Dame. Welsh Family Hall first hosted the run in 2001 in honor of resident Brionne Clary and her classmates. The race is open to all campus and will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. $15 entry fee (with T-shirt).
Saturday, April 1; 10 a.m. to noon, meet at McGlinn Fields

Lectures and Presentations

HCRI Cancer Research Day
The Harper Cancer Research Institute’s 11th annual Cancer Research Day showcases HCRI’s multidisciplinary cancer research across campus. Visit HarperCancer.nd.edu for more information including the schedule. Free and open to the public. Registration required.
Monday, March 27; 9 a.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Morris Inn 

Book Talk: “The Humility in St. Augustine’s Ethical and Political Thought”
As the third installment of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy’s “Veritas” series, Mary Keys will speak on the theme of her new book “Pride, Politics and Humility in Augustine’s City of God.” This book is the first to interpret and reflect on Augustine’s seminal argument concerning humility and pride.
Monday, March 27; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1310, Biolchini Hall of Law

Presentation: “Developing Cultural Identity through Online International Learning”
Since 2020, there has been a worldwide pivot to enhancing global learning and fostering cultural understanding. In this presentation, Angélica Ortiz will give even more insight into the relationship between development of a cultural identity and online international learning.
Tuesday, March 28; noon to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom

Summus Master Class: Third Pillar of Lifestyle Medicine — Sleep
Dr. Raquel Harrison, lifestyle medicine and emergency medicine physician at Yale New Haven Health, will cover the importance of sleep quality and how sleep affects every aspect of wellbeing.
Tuesday, March 28; noon to 12:30 p.m. virtually

Kroc Institute Distinguished Alumni Lecture Featuring Myla Leguro
Myla Leguro, M.A. ’10, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award, an annual honor that showcases Notre Dame peace studies graduates whose careers and lives exemplify the ideas of international peacebuilding. Leguro will present her public lecture, “Harnessing the Power of Women in Peacebuilding.”
Tuesday, March 28; 4 to 5 p.m. in Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Lunch Lecture: “Peripheries of the Periphery? Post-war Trieste and the Dilemma of ‘Difficult-to-Settle’ Refugees”
Pamela Ballinger is a professor of history and the Fred Cuny Chair in the History of Human Rights in the Department of History at the University of Michigan. Lunch will be available for participants starting at noon while supplies last.
Wednesday, March 29; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

[POSTPONED] Discussion: “What Is the Catholic Intellectual Tradition?”
Learn what makes a Catholic university distinct among institutions of higher education in this presentation by John C. Cavadini, director of the McGrath Institute for Church Life. Reception to follow. Parking will be available in the Basilica parking lot after 4 p.m.
Wednesday, March 29; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Remick Commons, Carole Sandner Hall

Presentation — “The Berlin Cathedral: Designing, Building, Preserving”
Sonja Tubbesing will speak about the preservation of historical monuments, particularly about the Berlin Cathedral, ongoing maintenance of the building and planned construction activities in the cathedral cemeteries. Register online.
Wednesday, March 29; 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. in the Manfredi Family Auditorium (Room 109), Walsh Family Hall of Architecture, and virtually

CST on Tap: “The Clash of Ideals and Reality in Global Development”
CST on Tap is a space for informal conversation on seemingly intractable issues in the work of justice and the common good through the lens of the Catholic social tradition. Joe Weber, from Catholic Relief Services, will stop by for a conversation on challenges for solidarity and mutuality in global development. Food and drink served.
Wednesday, March 29; 8 to 9 p.m. in the Coffee House, Geddes Hall

Inspiring Conversations: “Catholicism — Its History and the Role of Kinship”
In his recently released book, John McGreevy, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost and Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History, chronicles the history of the Catholic church as the most diverse and global institution of the world. During this Inspiring Conversation event, this history and how it can enhance our understanding of kinship will be discussed.
Thursday, March 30; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via livestream

Lecture: “Liberal Education and the Restless Soul”
Benjamin and Jenna Storey, senior fellows in Social, Cultural and Constitutional Studies of the American Enterprise Institute, and research professors at Furman University, will deliver a lecture on liberal education.
Thursday, March 30; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins and Nanovic Halls

Book Launch: “The Case for Parental Choice”
• 12:30 p.m. in Room 3140, Eck Hall of Law: Panel Discussion — “Carson v. Makin, Parental Choice and Religious Liberty”
A panel of school choice and religious liberty experts will discuss the implications of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Carson v. Makin. The panelists include Michael Bindas, Institute for Justice; Michael Helfand, Pepperdine Law School; Michael Moreland, Villanova Law School; and Laura Wolk Slavis, Becket Law. Catering will be provided. Review the poster. Books will be available at the event.
• 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: A virtual book event featuring Dean G. Marcus Cole, Jack Coons and other scholars and advocates to discuss the book and the state of the current school choice movement. Webinar link.
• 5 p.m.: The Institute for Justice will record their podcast “ShortCircuit” live at Notre Dame Law School, featuring “The Case for Parental Choice.” Nicole Stelle Garnett will participate, as well as Jack and Michael Bindas, who argued the Carson case. Books will be available at the event. All events are free and open to the public.
Thursday, March 30, at the Notre Dame Law School

Talk — “At the Other Side of the Bottleneck: Macro Criminal Investigation and Restorative Procedures in Transitional Justice”
Featuring speakers Gabriel Rojas and Mateo Merchán with discussant remarks by Guillermo Trejo, professor of political science and faculty fellow of the Kroc Institute. This talk will focus on the work of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace in Colombia, which was created by the 2016 Peace Accord with the FARC rebel group.
Thursday, March 30; 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Room C103, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Time-Out for Tech — “Examining the Kill Chain: How Cybercriminals Execute Successful Attacks”
Cybercrime is a big business and the criminals are smart. Attend this session to learn how these cyberattacks work and what you can do to stay safe. The Zoom link will be added to the calendar event the day before the session.
Thursday, March 30; 2 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom

Presentation: “Connect with the Institutes”
The Connections Series is devoted to promoting interdisciplinary community and collaboration. The Office of the Provost’s series provides faculty members and graduate students with the chance to get to know one another and learn about recent developments and opportunities offered by Notre Dame’s interdisciplinary institutes, centers and other academic units.
Thursday, March 30; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Remick Commons, Carole Sander Hall

Italian Research Seminar — “A Biographical Bet: Fortune, Limits and New Directions of Dante’s New Lives”
The Center for Italian Studies hosts a lecture by Elisa Brilli, professor, University of Toronto.
Thursday, March 30; 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Rare Books and Special Collections (Room 102), Hesburgh Library

Panel Discussion — Aftermaths I: The Invasion of Iraq in Historical Perspective” (Part of the Notre Dame Forum)
Panelists include Spencer Ackerman, Andrew J. Bacevich Jr. and Omar Dewachi. This is the first of two events examining the history and legacy of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. A reception will follow the discussion.
Thursday, March 30; 6 p.m. in the auditorium, Eck Visitors Center

Centenary Conference: “Growing the Good in Business for the Next 100 Years”
2021 marked the 100th anniversary of the founding of the business school at Notre Dame. In this speaker series and panel discussion, the Centenary Conference will explore the direction a business education within a Catholic institution of higher education should take over the century to come. Sessions are open unless otherwise specified.
Thursday, March 30; 6 to 9 p.m. in McKenna Hall
Friday, March 31; 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1; 8 a.m. to noon

Colloquium: “Kant’s Moral Vision as Affirmative Religion”
A two-day colloquium on the “Affirmative” interpretation of Kant’s philosophy of religion, inspired by the question as to what extent Kant’s moral vision affirms religion without rendering it irrelevant.
Friday, March 31; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Meeting Room 2 South W210, Duncan Student Center
Saturday, April 1; 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Ten Years Hence Lecture: “COVID-19 and the Future of Healthcare”
Presented by Bernard Nahlen, director of the Eck Initiative on Global Health at the Keough School of Global Affairs. This is the fifth of eight lectures in the Ten Years Hence speaker series that will discuss “Is Globalism Dead?” Free and open to students, faculty, staff and the Notre Dame community.
Friday, March 31; 10:30 a.m. to noon in Jordan Auditorium, Mendoza College of Business

Edison Lecture — “Point Defects in Crystals: Trapped Atoms for Quantum Technologies”
Presented by Kai-Mei Fu, the Virginia and Prentice Bloedel Professor of Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Washington. Review the poster.
Friday, March 31; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 310, DeBartolo Hall

Panel Discussion — “Aftermaths II: The Invasion of Iraq in the Present” (Part of the Notre Dame Forum)
Panelists include Salar Abdoh, Amal Al-Jubouri, Mortada Gzar and Dunya Mikhail. This is the second of two events examining the history and legacy of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Iraqi and Iranian authors join writers and members of the Notre Dame community to discuss the aftermaths of war and peace, and explore how the invasion of Iraq subsists in the present.
Friday, March 31; noon to 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Eck Visitors Center, and via livestream

Lunch Lecture: “Decolonizing Scholarship in French and Francophone Studies”
Laurent Dubois, the John L. Nau III Bicentennial Professor in the History and Principles of Democracy and director for academic affairs of the Democracy Initiative in the Department of French at the University of Virginia, will present the next session of Decolonizing Scholarship sponsored by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. Free and open to all. Lunch will be available for participants starting at noon on a first-come, first-served basis.
Friday, March 31; 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Room 1050, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

ND HPSTV Graduate Conference — “HPS&: Integrating HPS with Other Disciplines”
Rather than being passive/neutral observers of scientific practice, how can History and Philosophy of Science scholars more actively engage with practicing scientists to promote the benefits of HPS perspectives?
Friday, March 31; 2 to 6 p.m. in the Jordan Hall of Science
Saturday, April 1; 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Labor Café: Supply Chains, Human Trafficking and Workers’ Rights
Labor Café convenes the Notre Dame community for casual conversation on contemporary questions about work. Visiting Center for Social Concerns fellow and human rights attorney, Monalisa, will join us for a conversation on global labor questions. Participants choose the concrete topics, all people are welcome and all opinions are entertained.
Friday, March 31; 5 to 6 p.m. in the McNeill Library, Geddes Hall

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Upcoming Road and Parking Lot Closures
Several upcoming road closures could affect your drive to and around campus over the next few months. Beginning Monday, March 27, the short stretch of the former North Eddy Street (now named St. Andre Way), from Angela Boulevard to Holy Cross Drive (between the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center and Walsh Family Hall of Architecture) will be closed for reconstruction until Monday, April 17. Click to read about additional road and utility construction updates and temporary closures.

Social Gatherings

Arabic Language Table
Join FLTA Jinan Abou Ali for some coffee and conversation in Arabic.
Monday, March 27; 6 to 7 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Irish Language Table
Discover more about the language and culture of Ireland and meet new people.
Wednesday, March 29; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 334, Bond Hall

Faculty Stadium Tour with Rev. Nate Wills, C.S.C.
Rev. Nate Wills, C.S.C., chaplain of the Notre Dame football team, will lead faculty on a tour of some iconic parts of Notre Dame stadium. Spots are limited. To RSVP, click https://forms.gle/aR1LhribfQuvBEDd6. For questions, please contact Katie Smith at kquinliv@nd.edu.
Friday, March 31; 2 to 3 p.m. in Notre Dame Stadium

English Conversation Table
The English Conversation Table meets bi-monthly and is a great chance to practice English with both native and non-native speakers and to make some new friends in the process. For more information and to be added to the participants’ email list, contact Josh Barthuly or Lea Barthuly.
Friday, March 31; 5 to 6 p.m. in Room G09, Bond Hall

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

Conquer Your Clutter: Reduce Your Google Drive Footprint
How long has it been since you reviewed the files in your Google Drive and removed the ones you no longer need? If you can’t remember, here is your chance to get organized and create a harmonious workspace. Find out how you can easily review and remove unnecessary files such as photos, videos, PDF, Microsoft Office, etc. Join the Conquer Your Clutter Challenge.

Canvas Tip: Add Due Dates for Everything, Not Just Assignments
The Canvas Calendar automatically publishes due dates for assignments and quizzes. But did you know you can add other events to the course calendar so that students don’t miss other important dates?

IT Maintenance Begins April 1
Beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 1, through 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, Office of Information Technologies (OIT) systems engineers will perform a variety of planned maintenance activities and upgrades. Many IT services may be unavailable for some or all of the maintenance period.

Also This Week ...

Admitted Student Days
This on-campus event offers newly admitted students and their families the opportunity to meet and hear from University leadership, faculty, current students and other members of the Notre Dame community. Join the Enrollment Division in welcoming the ND Class of 2027 to campus!
Regular decisions were released March 16, at 18:42 (6:42 p.m. ET), a nod to the University’s founding year of 1842. The University admitted 1,698 students to the Class of 2027, bringing the total to 3,399 applicants who were invited to join the Class of 2027.

Admitted Student Days take place Sundays and Mondays, March 26-27, and April 16-17.

Provost Open Office Hours
Provost McGreevy holds open office hours to meet and get to know members of the Notre Dame community. These office hours are open to all Notre Dame faculty, staff and students. No appointments are needed, and you can come with questions or ideas, or just come to say hello.
Friday, March 31; 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Dooley Room (first floor on the north side of the main lounge), LaFortune Student Center

Keep up to date on new hires and colleagues celebrating service anniversaries. Obituaries and memorial information may be found at In Memory. Please contact askHR at 631-5900 to submit obituary and memorial updates.