This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
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Notre Dame to operate mass vaccination site March 26-27

The Indiana Department of Health announced today a partnership between the St. Joseph County Health Department and the University of Notre Dame to establish a mass vaccination site on campus to support the state’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts. The site, at Compton Family Ice Arena, will be open Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27. (More...)
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HERE, Quad Lodges provide students winter respite

Karen Kennedy, director of student centers, activities and events and Jennifer McGuire, program director, special events, talk about the new North and South lodges recently erected for students. Much like Library Lawn and South Lawn, the lodges give students a safe place to rest, unwind, study and socialize. (More...)


If I had COVID-19, do I need to be vaccinated?

Dr. Ben Garman, medical director at the Notre Dame Wellness Center, answers this question and how long immunity to the virus should last after being vaccinated.

Winter photo of Father Sorin statue in Main Quad.

Faith and Community

COVID-19 Memorial Observance and Prayer Service

Campus Ministry will hold a Memorial Observance Wednesday, March 3, to honor the more than 2.5 million lives lost worldwide to the pandemic. The Basilica bells will toll at 5:45 p.m. and at 6 p.m. there will be a brief prayer service led by Rev. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., on Main Quad near the statue of Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., founder of the University. (More...)


Nominate faculty and staff for 2021 awards

Award nominations will be accepted March 1-15. Please note some awards are specifically for faculty. 
STAT Madness


Notre Dame returns to compete in STAT Madness

STAT Madness is a competition hosted by STAT News to highlight biomedical advancements and research discoveries taking place across the country. In March Madness fashion, a total of 64 universities and research institutions are matched up for a bracket-style competition. Featured this year is research by Siyuan Zhang, which examines repurposing statins as a possible strategy to prevent breast cancer spread to the brain. Vote by Sunday, March 7.


Biomarker isolated in the study of ovarian cancer

Rebecca Whelan, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is among researchers at Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin-Madison working to understand the impact of ascites — the accumulation of fluid in the abdomen — on the spread of ovarian cancer by developing a new analysis technique. (More...)


For the love of data

Love Data Week, held in February, is dedicated to spreading awareness of the importance of data management, sharing, preservation and reuse. There were lots of events, but the haiku contest is a favorite. 
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Pathways to the past

Wonder what the campus footprint was 100 years ago? Here's a virtual look at the University Precinct of Notre Dame, Indiana, circa 1919-1921, courtesy of Notre Dame Magazine. The actual map hangs in Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering and is 6 ft. by 4 ft.
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Pets rule! Send in pics ...

Recently, NDWorks shared this Notre Dame Magazine web feature about pets on campus. Above is Elly, one of two kittens belonging to Amanda Springstead, rector of Johnson Family Hall. NDWorks would like to feature photos of your officemate pets. Share who's really the boss when we work from home. Email for a future photo gallery.
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