Student Edition


For the Week of September 25

Arts and Performances


AAHD Gallery Exhibition: “The Sound of Found Objects” by Neill Prewitt
Get ready to be inspired and moved by Prewitt’s remarkable work! A group of everyday objects come alive, moving and singing in video projections synchronized across the four walls of the gallery.
Through Thursday, Sept. 25; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the AAHD Gallery (Room 214), Riley Hall of Art


“The Hidden Renaissance” (2022)
A multinational team of art historians found new ways to explore Black history in Italy, focusing on the Renaissance period lives of Africans and those of African descent, reconfiguring their identity and role in society, exposing an astonishing era that has remained hidden, despite an indelible presence in some of the world’s most famous artworks. $7 adults, $5 seniors, $6 faculty/staff, $4 students.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“The Most Beautiful Boy in the World” (2021)
Björn Andrésen was 15 when he starred in Luchino Visconti’s adaptation of “Death in Venice.” Visconti proclaimed Andrésen to be “the world’s most beautiful boy.” Through a fascinating mix of archival footage and recent interactions with Andrésen, the film explores the nature of overnight stardom and the objectification that sometimes follows. $7 adults, $5 seniors, $6 faculty/staff, $4 students.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“Scrapper” (2023)
A humorous touch lends a magical quality to this father-daughter story. After her mum’s death, resourceful tween Georgie lives alone in their London-outskirts flat. She makes money stealing bikes with a friend and keeps the social workers off her back by pretending to live with an uncle. It works like a charm until her rubbish dad, Jason, shows up. $7 adults, $5 seniors, $6 faculty/staff, $4 students.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 9:30 to 11 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Friday, Sept. 29; 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 30; 7 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 1; 4 p.m.

The Met: Live in HD — “Die Zauberflöte” (Mozart)
One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years — a daring vision by renowned English director Simon McBurney that a reviewer in The Wall Street Journal declared “the best production I’ve ever witnessed of Mozart’s opera.” $23 adult, $16 child/student.
Saturday, Sept. 30; 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

“The Peanut Butter Solution” (1985)
The hair-raising Canadian comedy that creeped out a generation enjoys almost legendary status among kids who saw it growing up, largely owing to its wonderfully nutty story. When a boy literally gets the hair scared off his head, he’s visited by a pair of ghosts who give him a magic remedy that mustn’t be overused. It is, and hair-larity ensues! $1.
Sunday, Oct. 1; 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Browning Cinema, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center


“Monomythical”: A New Musical by Solomon Duane ’24
Discontent with her mundane life, Hera ventures to break free of the established story cycle. As reality begins to crumble, characters challenge their emotional agency and obligations to a prescribed destiny: the script. This sardonic new meta-musical explores the relationships between the Hero’s journey of the stage and reality as we know it. Tickets to this PEMCo student production are available at the LaFortune Student Center box office for $10.
Friday, Sept. 29; 7 to 8 p.m. in the Lab Theatre, Washington Hall
Saturday, Sept. 30; 3:30 and 7 p.m.

An Evening with CeCe Winans
The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans, added South Bend to her wildly popular fall tour. After several sold-out dates last year, 2022’s Dove Award Artist of the Year will bring her live show to the Leighton Concert Hall! $70 adult, $66 faculty/staff, $25 student, $10 Notre Dame student.
Friday, Sept. 29; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Leighton Concert Hall, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Nathalie Joachim, Flute
Created by performer/composer Nathalie Joachim, “Ki moun ou ye” weaves together textured vocal samples, somber flute tones and longing melodies that take listeners on a journey of discovery and defining of self. Set on her family’s Haitian farmland, Joachim’s intimately staged song cycle ponders its title’s posed question: “Who are you?” $30 adult, $20 faculty/staff, $10 student, $5 Notre Dame student.
Sunday, Oct. 1; 4 to 5 p.m. in the LaBar Recital Hall, O’Neill Hall of Music

Athletics and Sporting Events

Visit the Athletics composite schedule for events this week.

Notre Dame Volleyball Hosts Louisville
Notre Dame volleyball hosts 2022 NCAA championship runner-up Louisville. Come cheer on the Irish for this pivotal, nationally televised matchup! Admission is free for all fans.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 7 to 9 p.m. in Purcell Pavilion, Joyce Center

Deadlines or Registrations

ConvergeND Kickoff Event
Take BridgeND’s political survey to be paired with someone of differing beliefs and learn why they hold such perspectives. Partners will be revealed and dinner will be provided. Fill out the form by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, to get paired!
Monday, Oct. 2; 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center

Echo Graduate Service Program Info Session
All majors and class years are invited to check out the Echo Program, Notre Dame’s dynamic faith-based postgraduate service opportunity. Echo gathers a community of young adults into a program of integrated service, learning and formation to share and witness to the Catholic faith in dioceses and communities across the country and in Ireland. Come learn about this opportunity by attending an info session. Review the poster.
Thursday, Oct. 5; 7 to 8 p.m. in the Coffeehouse, Geddes Hall

Patient Advocacy Summit
The annual Rare Disease Patient Advocacy Summit aims to increase the awareness of rare diseases by bringing industry leaders, students and patient families together through a series of panel discussions and networking opportunities. There is no cost to attend, and all are welcome. Please register by Wednesday, Sept. 27.
Friday, Oct. 13; 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Downes Ballroom, Corbett Family Hall

Fall Dissertation Camp Now Accepting Applications
Application submission is now open for the Fall Dissertation Camp offered by the Hesburgh Libraries and the University Writing Center. Dissertation Camp is a week-long writing retreat that will give participants a chance to focus exclusively on their dissertation project with few distractions. Coffee, tea, lunch and snacks are provided. Register by midnight Monday, Oct. 9.
Monday through Friday, Oct. 16 through 20; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Educational and Research Opportunities

Study Abroad Week
Notre Dame International is hosting a series of events throughout the week to promote the many study abroad opportunities available to students. Take a look at the full schedule online.
Monday through Friday, Sept. 25 through 29; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at multiple locations across campus

EAP Workshop — “Mind Your Language: Academic Etiquette in Adviser/Student Relationships”
Join the Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures to explore key strategies for fostering healthy and successful relationships between students, their academic advisers and professors. Topics will include how to ask your professor for help, how to request letters of recommendation and how to write emails in the appropriate style and language. If you have questions, please contact Julia Kim at
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. via Zoom

Budgeting and Building Credit
Join the Office of Student Enrichment to learn how to budget and ways to build credit.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 155, DeBartolo Hall

Info Session: Global Health Minor
Interested in becoming a force for good in global health? Learn about the 15-credit minor in global health, which can complement any major.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 2 North, W246 Duncan Student Center

London Semester Study Abroad Program Information Session 2024-25
Interested in studying abroad with the London Undergraduate Program? Join this informational session for more information on applying. The deadline for semester study abroad applications is Wednesday, Nov. 1.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 141, DeBartolo Hall

Hesburgh Libraries and Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship Workshops:

Click on each workshop to see more details and to register.
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.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 11 a.m. to noon in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
· Introduction to Natural Language Processing with Python
This hands-on workshop is an introduction to the Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK), a very popular suite of Python (programming language) modules making the process of text mining easier. By the end of the workshop you will have a working knowledge of Python and exposure to the inner workings of the NLTK.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship (Room 247), Hesburgh Library
· Topic Modeling Against a Corpora
Topic modeling is a process of analyzing a collection of texts to better understand the collection as a whole. This process can be useful for identifying genres, authors or subjects in a body of literature. This hands-on workshop will demonstrate and facilitate the use of a free Java-based program called Topic Modeling Tool.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 11 a.m. to noon 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. 29; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Collaboration Hub (Room 220), Hesburgh Library

Research Opportunity:

ASSIST Lab Research Study: Behavioral Manifestation of Thoughts, Emotions and Stress
This study aims to look at how thoughts, emotions and stress relate to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. For this study, you will be asked to visit the lab for a two-hour in-person session. If you decide to participate and complete all study procedures, you will be compensated with either two research credits or a $20 electronic gift card. No cost. Contact information and registration is available on this flyer.
Through the end of the semester in Room 339, Corbett Family Hall
Wednesdays, 1 to 3 p.m.
Thursdays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fridays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Faith and Service

Open House for Notre Dame Vision
During summer 2024, share your story, witness to your faith and mentor high school students from across the country and the world. Notre Dame Vision’s transformative summer conferences are accepting applications from tri-campus community undergraduate students of all years to serve as mentors-in-faith. RSVP online. Review the poster.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the lower level, Geddes Hall

Health and Recreation

Flu Vaccine Blitz
Register online for an appointment and review the details.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Stepan Center
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Knit and Stitch
Join McWell every Tuesday until Oct. 24 to crochet, knit or embroider in the Restorative Spaces. BYO yarn and supplies, but limited supplies are available as well. All experience levels welcome. Drop by for tea, conversation and the opportunity to learn and practice fiber arts!
Tuesdays, Sept. 26 to Oct. 24; 5 to 7 p.m. on the second floor, Saint Liam Hall

Lectures and Presentations

NDIGI Lunch and Learn
Jen Cavolo, product manager, ND class of ’05, University of Chicago Booth School of Business class of ’12, will join the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing to talk about new product development at Progressive, including an interactive case study. She’ll follow the presentation with a brief discussion on nontraditional career paths, and internship and full-time opportunities for ND undergrads, grad students and MBAs at Progressive.
Monday, Sept. 25; noon to 1 p.m. in Room 159, Mendoza College of Business

The 30th Annual Hesburgh Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy — “Redefining Peace: A Necessity for Global Sustainability”
Presented by Leymah Gbowee, the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and a Liberian peace activist, trained social worker and women’s rights activist. Gbowee’s life and work is chronicled in her memoir, “Mighty Be Our Powers,” and in the documentary “Pray the Devil Back to Hell.”
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

Book Talk —Every Citizen a Statesman: The Dream of a Democratic Foreign Policy in the American Century”
David Allen is a historian of U.S. foreign relations and a former fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School. This, his first book, was published by Harvard University Press earlier this year.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 4:30 to 6 p.m. in Room 1030, Jenkins Nanovic Halls

Panel Discussion: “Connecting Our World Using Science”
This panel discussion includes special guest Sandeep Ravindran, a Washington, D.C.-based science journalist, and will explore how science communications professionals help people understand the world around them, promote scientific literacy, build trust in science and influence public policy. Reception precedes event at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. Review the poster.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Room 105, Jordan Hall of Science

Talk: “The Game as History”
More than entertainment or escape, sports can also be sites where historical currents and dynamics of power run into each other. Abe Streep, author of “Brothers on Three: A True Story of Family, Resistance, and Hope on a Reservation in Montana,” will explore journalism’s role and the beauty of unresolved complexity in telling stories about sport.
Tuesday, Sept. 26; 7 to 8 p.m. in Andrews Auditorium (Room B001), Geddes Hall

NDIGI Lunch and Learn
Chris Hendriksen, class of ’00, is a partner at Pacific Lake Partners and is at his best when he is working alongside entrepreneurs to build great companies. From his first day as CEO to executing on a long-term strategy, Hendriksen is committed to pushing entrepreneurs to think bigger, grow faster and be better leaders. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 121, Mendoza College of Business

Recycling Listening and Learning Session
Do you have comments or questions about the recycling program on campus? The Office of Sustainability and Building Services are collaborating to offer a listening and learning session to discuss the current landscape of recycling and waste management efforts on campus. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. Register by Tuesday, Sept. 26.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room 113, DeBartolo Hall

Conference: “The Black Church and Religious Freedom”
Notre Dame Law School’s Religious Liberty Initiative will host this conference in collaboration with the Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies. The conference aims to recognize the profound influence of the Black Church in advocating for religious freedom.
Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28 and 29; 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Smith Ballroom, Morris Inn

Virtues and Vocations: “Healing with Intention”
Join the Center for Social Concerns for a conversation with Dr. Rana Awdish, pulmonary and critical care physician and author of “In Shock.” Reception to follow.
Virtues & Vocations is a national forum housed at the Center for Social Concerns for scholars and practitioners across disciplines to consider how best to cultivate character in pre-professional and professional education.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 7 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium, McKenna Hall

The Prose and Poetry of Fred Arroyo and Luivette Resto
As part of its Hispanic Heritage Month 2023 series of events, the Institute for Latino Studies’ Letras Latinas and the Creative Writing Program present “A Reading and Conversation featuring the Prose and Poetry of Fred Arroyo and Luivette Resto.” Readings will be followed by a moderated conversation, and a Q&A session led by Francisco Aragón.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the auditorium, Eck Visitors Center

NDIGI Lunch and Learn
Roy Gallagher, class of ’98, is a senior managing director and the global co-leader of Ankura’s Turnaround and Restructuring North America practice. He has 25 years of experience in the global financial markets and has spent more than a decade of his career as an active investor in the leveraged loan and distressed debt markets with a primary focus on distressed debt investing. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.
Thursday, Sept. 28; 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Room 161, Mendoza College of Business

Lecture — “Generative AI for Good: From Molecular Biology to Human Health to AI Policy”
Invited speaker Amarda Shehu is a professor of computer science and associate dean for AI innovation in the College of Engineering and Computing at George Mason University. Sponsored by the Lucy Family Institute for Data and Society.
Friday, Sept. 29; 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 209, DeBartolo Hall

Virtual Conversation with Investor Mohnish Pabrai
In 1991, Mohnish Pabrai started his IT consulting and systems integration company, TransTech Inc., with about $30,000 from his own 401(k) account and $70,000 from credit card debt. He sold the company in 2000 to Kurt Salmon Associates for $20 million. Today he is the managing partner of the Pabrai Investment Funds, which he founded in 1999. Sponsored by the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.
Friday, Sept. 29; noon to 1 p.m. via Zoom (Students are encouraged to gather in Room 159, Mendoza College of Business, to Zoom as a group)

Hibernian Lecture — “Revolutionary Traces: Radical Women, Commemoration and Public Space”
Julie Morriss of Maynooth University will deliver the 2023 Hibernian Lecture, which is co-sponsored by the Cushwa Center and the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies.
Friday, Sept. 29; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Room B02, McKenna Hall

Safety, Parking and Traffic

Campus Safety’s Zombie Preparedness Festival
Learn how to prepare for emergencies and disasters during National Emergency Preparedness Month. If you are prepared for zombies, you are prepared for any emergency! Come for food, giveaways and prizes. Prizes include a Coach Marcus Freeman-signed football, gift cards and more!
Thursday, Sept. 28; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Notre Dame Stadium, Gate E

Notre Dame Introduces ParkMobile for Visitor Parking
Guests and visitors of the University can now use ParkMobile to pay for hourly parking. ParkMobile is a popular parking application that allows visitors to use their mobile device to pay for parking at the touch of a button, without the hassle of locating or waiting in line at a pay station. Football fans already use ParkMobile to purchase parking for gameday, and now all visitors will have the convenience of using the same application for weekday parking.
· Notre Dame faculty, staff and students with a valid Notre Dame parking permit do not need to purchase additional parking through ParkMobile.
· Any department that would like to reimburse the cost of daily parking for a conference or special event can visit for more information.

Social Gatherings

Best of LaFortune
SAO is excited to announce this annual event, giving students the opportunity to get acquainted to all that LaFortune has to offer! Meet with representatives from the various offices/businesses throughout the building, enjoy free food and enter for a chance to win awesome prizes. Free for all students!
Thursday, Sept. 28; 9 to 11 p.m. in LaFortune Student Center

Campus Open House for the Beth and Lou Holtz Family Grand Reading Room
Join Notre Dame students, faculty and staff to celebrate the opening of the Beth and Lou Holtz Family Grand Reading Room and kick off the year-long 60th anniversary celebration for the Hesburgh Library. There will be music, food and refreshments, as well as digital exhibits of the Hesburgh Library’s history and a 60th anniversary commemorative mug. Review the poster.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 4 to 6 p.m. in the Beth and Lou Holtz Family Grand Reading Room (First Floor West), Hesburgh Library

Africa on the Quad
Experience the vibrant rhythms and flavors of Africa! Join the African Students Association for an unforgettable evening of cultural immersion, fun trivia, live entertainment and mouthwatering cuisine that will transport you to the heart of the continent. Whether you’re a seasoned lover of African culture or a newcomer eager to explore, Africa on the Quad has something for everyone to enjoy! Co-sponsored by the Student Activities Office.
Friday, Sept. 29; 8 to 11 p.m. on Library Lawn

To Be a Kid Again (Yet Again)
Go back to the good ol’ days! Now go back a few decades. To Be a Kid Again is happening, yet again, and this time it has a ’90s feel. Come out and enjoy food, attractions, creation stations, video games (Madden ’20 on PS4), prizes and more, all while enjoying the cool vibes of the ’90s! Come in your coolest ’90s-themed threads (if you want).
Saturday, Sept. 30; 9 p.m. to midnight on Library Lawn

Tech Tips, Tools and IT Maintenance

1Password Features a Family Account
A password manager is the easiest way to store account passwords — including shared accounts with family members. 1Password is available to ND students at no cost. It also offers access to a family account to help keep your family safe online and share logins, passwords, credit cards, personal documents and more. It can also help you keep your student and personal accounts separate.

Also This Week ...

 Introducing St. Michael’s Laundry 24-Hour Laundry Drop Box
St. Michael’s Laundry, located behind Notre Dame Credit Union, now features an indoor 24-hour drop box providing you flexibility and convenience for your laundry needs. Items dropped off will be ready the next business day after 2 p.m. You will receive an email notification that your items are ready for pickup. Review the attached flyer for more information.

Safety Compliance Training Made Easier Through Endeavor
Risk Management and Safety announces a fresh new look for safety compliance training. As of May 31, ComplyND is no longer available. With this transition comes new and enhanced features. Use the form to learn more and register for training. Sign up now for a Zoom training session.
Wednesday, Sept. 27; 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom
Tuesday, Oct. 17; 10 a.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 25; 2 p.m.