This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
NDWorks Weekly
Campus news for faculty and staff
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A photograph of ND Chief of Police and Father Jenkins leading others in walk to the Grotto.

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., right, president of the University of Notre Dame, and Keri Kei Shibata, chief of the Notre Dame Police Department, walk from the Hesburgh Library to the Grotto during the “Prayer for Unity, Walk for Justice” event held on campus Monday, June 1. 

Campus

A Prayer for Unity, a Walk for Justice

University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., urged the campus community to recommit to and pray for unity and racial justice in our nation. The University held the “Prayer for Unity, Walk for Justice” event on Monday, June 1, amid the turmoil following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers, and the subsequent peaceful and violent protests there and around the country. (More...)
Video of a Prayer for Unity, Walk for Justice
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A student, wearing a face mask, is carrying luggage down a residential hall.

Campus

Many hands make the load lighter for student move-out  

At the end of a typical academic year, it takes a few days for students to move out. This year, it's taking about three weeks. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, precautions are in place to make the process safe for everyone, including staff from across the University. (More...)
Photo of swans at sunset on a lake

Research

Communing with nature increases your connection to it

Professor of Psychology Darcia Narvaez wanted to test the sense of ecological attachment that was inherently part of many pre-industrialized societies and is still practiced by First Nation peoples. Her study found those who commune with nature feel more connected to it. (More...
Graphic map of the world tracking coronavirus vaccines

Research

Online tool tracks development of coronavirus vaccines

Researchers at the Center for Research Computing are recording details about the coronavirus vaccine candidates currently in development via a new interactive online toolGeoffrey Siwo, assistant research professor of biological sciences and the scientific lead of Vaccine Mapper explains(More...)

Campus Ministry

Embracing Uncertainty — 

a Zoom session for staff 

Staff members are invited to join Dr. Peter Barnes, staff psychologist from the University Counseling Center, and Rev. James Bracke, C.S.C., staff chaplain, at 12 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, for helpful ways to cope during these challenging times. (More...

Community

Michiana's Forty under 40 

Two full-time faculty members are part of the 2020 class of Michiana Forty under 40: Meghan E. Sullivan, professor of philosophy, the Rev. John A. O’Brien Collegiate Chair and director of the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study and Amy L. Stark, director of the DNA Learning Center and associate professor of the practice in the Department of Biological Science. (More...)
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Robinson Community Learning Center prepares to move

Last week, LuElla Webster, the RCLC's adult program director, pictured below, was among the dozens of staff and community volunteers who helped pack up for the move into the newly constructed 12,600-square-foot building across the street. The center celebrated its 19th birthday in February. More on the move in an upcoming NDWorks Weekly!
LuElla Webster, the RCLC's adult program director, packs boxes for the move.
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