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
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Rev. Pete McCormick, director of Campus Ministry, directs Mass attendees as they line up at the main doors of the Basilica.

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Students moving out find Basilica open for Sunday Mass

Students assigned to move out of their residence halls on Sunday, May 24, were able to attend the first in-person Mass held at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart since mid-March when it was closed due to the pandemic. Above, Rev. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., director of Campus Ministry, welcomes people back to Mass. (More...)
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Faculty milestones and promotions announced

The University congratulates faculty members whose promotions, appointments and emerita/emeritus designations were announced last week. The Office of the Provost published a webpage celebrating the honorees, which also includes faculty award recipients. (More...)


Faculty honored for excellence in teaching, advising

The Office of the Provost has honored 20 faculty members with Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and three with Dockweiler Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising. (More...)
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Quantifying the human immune response to COVID-19

Current antibody testing detects whether an individual has been exposed to the coronavirus and potentially developed immunity to it. These tests don’t provide insight into how much of the antibody an individual may have, which is key. That's where Notre Dame comes in. (More...)
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Physical therapy goes virtual during pandemic

Despite the pandemic, the Wellness Center remains open for urgent, in-person care, but most faculty and staff are opting for virtual appointments. Nearly all services, including physical therapy, are available through video conferencing. (More...)
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THRIVE! Lunch Pairings continue to meet remotely

"Getting to interact with someone new is refreshing right now, whether you are isolating at home alone and craving connection or just need a break from juggling remote work and homeschooling duties," says THRIVE! President Kate Garry. (More...)


Editor shares THRIVE! Lunch Pairing story

NDWorks Managing Editor Natalie Davis Miller was randomly paired with Ten Gray, left, a human resources consultant. She learned about Ten's position, what he likes most about Notre Dame, and how he got his name. (More...)
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Nominate a vendor for the Partner Sustainability Award

Do you know of a vendor that has helped the University advance its sustainability efforts? Nominate the company for the second Procurement Partner Sustainability Award. The award selection committee is especially interested in vendors that have gone the extra mile to support Notre Dame during the COVID-19 crisis. (More...)

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Rohr's Fresh Market opens 

The new Rohr's Fresh Market in the Morris Inn is open with grab-and-go items available from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. You'll have to wait a bit longer for the opening of the new Rohr's restaurant, but you can order from the menu now! Contactless payment and curbside pickup are available. (More...
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Mandatory Zoom upgrade by this Friday, May 29

Last week, OIT pushed out the Zoom 5.0 client upgrade to all University-owned (managed) computers. In order to continue to use Zoom after this Friday, May 29, you must have the Zoom 5.0 client (or above) installed on your computer. As of May 30, you won't be able to connect to Notre Dame meetings or classes via Zoom until you install this upgrade. (More...)
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Hidden Talents 

A song of healing and encouragement from OIT Glee 

Several years ago, some Office of Information Technologies (OIT) staff formed the a cappella singing group OIT Glee. Members individually recorded themselves singing "The Lord Bless You and Keep You" recently and the recording was presented at an OIT meeting. Now, OIT Glee shares this song of healing and encouragement with the NDWorks Weekly audience. (More...) 
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