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June 29, 2021
New HR website and knowledge hub debut today
If you’ve ever used the Human Resources website, you likely found a robust amount of information, but noticed that the site was tough to navigate. The website was 15 years old and in need of a makeover. Today, HR debuts a redesigned hr.nd.edu that includes a knowledge hub and an overall enhanced user experience. (More...)
Notre Dame elects four new Trustees
Four new members — John Coyle, Lois Folger, Tracy Graham and Nathan Hatch — have been elected to the University of Notre Dame’s Board of Trustees. Get to know them.
Patricia L. Clark, the Rev. John Cardinal O'Hara Professor of Chemistry and director of the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility, has been appointed an associate vice president for research, effective July 1. Clark will be responsible for research development, including assisting faculty in creating a successful research portfolio, collaborating with federal and military research agency advisers and leading a team of proposal development specialists. (More...)
Barnes & Noble College to manage bookstore properties
Notre Dame will have a new partner managing its bookstore properties as Barnes & Noble College, a Barnes & Noble Education company, takes over course materials, retail and online operations, effective July 1, 2022. The 20 percent discount for faculty and staff will remain in effect when the management change happens next year. (More...)
Morris named athletic business manager of the year
Mario Morris, deputy athletics director for business operations, was named manager of the year by the College Athletic Business Management Association. This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of athletics business management. Morris joined Notre Dame Athletics in 2019, after serving as the chief financial officer for University of Wisconsin athletics. (More...)
University photographer places first in photo competition
Senior University Photographer Matt Cashore recently placed first in the campus environment category for his photograph of Our Lady atop the Golden Dome in front of a full moon. The competition was part of the University Photographers' Association of America annual photo competition.
Indiana offers child care scholarships to qualifying parents
Build, Learn, Grow, an Indiana program funded by a federal coronavirus grant, provides scholarships to children of essential workers to attend early care and educational programs, including summer programs. The scholarships cover up to 80 percent of the cost of tuition at participating preschools or child care centers and run through October. (More...)
Positive relationships and mindfulness can ease stress
We all experience stress, and over the past 15 months our collective stress has been amplified by a pandemic, racially motivated violence and polarized politics. Some of us may also be anxious about coming back to campus soon to work. Wellness Center mental health professionals Lesley Weiss and Dr.Adam Dell have coping tips and research. (More...)
ND in the News
Timothy Matovina in The Hill
Timothy Matovina, professor and chair of the Department of Theology, weighs in on the USCCB vote to draft a document on the Eucharist and the view of Hispanic Catholics in The Hill.
"While in general Latinos are more firmly aligned with Catholic teaching, that tends to diminish the longer they are in the United States." — Timothy Matovina, professor and chair, Department of Theology
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