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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Haiku as a way to find 'Pause in the Pandemic'

Haiku helps John Paul Lederach find clarity in chaos. Once, while with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, the emeritus professor submitted a peacebuilding trip report in the form of a haiku. Now, haiku helps him find pause in the pandemic. (More...)
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Health & Safety

Building Services teams prepare for the fall semester

Twenty-one supervisor-led Building Services teams have worked day and night for months to prepare campus buildings and facilities for the fall semester. They use a variety of electrostatic sprayers, pressurized and trigger sprayers and wipers to disinfect all areas. (More...)

Health & Safety

Snite to open in August for Notre Dame community only

The Snite Museum of Art will open Monday, Aug. 10, for Notre Dame students, faculty and staff.  All visitors will be required to wear a mask and to practice physical distance. (More...)
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Faculty and media relations move at the speed of news

Mendoza Information Technologies Teaching Professor Mike Chapple rode a wave of news media queries Friday, July 17. The sport coat-clad Chapple answered reporter questions from the comfort of his home office. What viewers didn't see was he was standing, barefoot, in a pair of Bermuda shorts. Also behind the scenes was Assistant Director of Media Relations Shannon Roddell, working from her home, lining up even more interviews. (More...)
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Global affairs students conduct practicums virtually

Master of global affairs students’ summer practicums have evolved into virtual experiences with international partner organizations. “Student teams and partners entered into this challenging time with renewed energy, commitment and creativity,” said Tracy Kijewski-Correa, co-director of the Integration Lab (i-Lab). “We could not be more pleased with the result.” (More...)
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Diversity & Inclusion

New initiative will tackle racism’s core concepts

The Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights announces a year-long initiative titled “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary.” The project seeks to educate students and the broader Notre Dame community by helping them explore and deconstruct concepts that undergird racism. (More...)


Reimagined Rohr's opening

Rohr's opens for dine-in service beginning Monday, July 27. Rohr’s is a casual, warm gathering place with a focus on bright, flavorful food. Imagine a classic steakhouse with a twist highlighting colorful vegetables, fresh fish, and of course, signature steaks. Visit the website for hours, reservations and menus.


New procedure to apply for stages, tents and canopies

Risk Management and Safety (RMS) and the Notre Dame Fire Department (NDFD) have updated the stage, tent and canopy procedure. One of the primary changes is that the application form has been upgraded to a Qualtrics form. The tool now provides storage of completed forms and allows RMS and NDFD access to the forms. (See new form…)
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Food Drivapalooza this Friday

The Finance Division will host a food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Indiana. Drive up, drop off nonperishable food and receive an ice cream voucher. Friday, July 24; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside Stepan Center. (More...)
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