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Team Irish Award winners honored at Saturday's game

The Utilities Engineering Team is a 2019 Presidential Team Irish Award winner. In recent years, more than 2 million square feet of buildings have been constructed on campus. The team has supported the planning, design and construction of each project during this unprecedented period of expansion (More...)


Fall issue has new faculty, fresh content

The print version of NDWorks lands on campus Thursday, Oct. 3, but you don't have to wait: Read it now.
  • Welcome 82 new faculty members to Notre Dame.
  • Find out where the high-quality furniture and fixtures in the former McKenna Hall went. (Hint: not the landfill.)
  • Tell us what "One Thing" in your workspace inspires you. 
  • Learn about Rashied Omar, a research scholar of Islamic studies and peacebuilding, in "I am ND." 

University News

Fire Department welcomes first women firefighters

Christi Shibata and Michelle Woolverton are the first full-time women firefighters in the Notre Dame Fire Department’s 140-year history. (More…)

In case you missed it...

Notre Dame Forum panelists examine clerical sex abuse crisis

In opening remarks for the inaugural event of the 2019-20 Notre Dame Forum, “‘Rebuild My Church’: Crisis and Response,” Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of Notre Dame, said, “We will take an honest and informed look at the clergy sex abuse scandal and responses to it as we attempt to discern how we might best respond. Our reflections will be informed, of course, by the facts, but also by faith in God who brings life out of death — who shines light in darkness.” (More...)


Notre Dame study: 6 percent of seminarians report sexual misconduct; 90 percent report none

The McGrath Institute for Church Life recently released "Sexual Harassment and Catholic Seminary Culture,” a laity-led, first-of-its-kind survey carried out in a collaboration with the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate. The survey includes data from 149 seminaries or houses of formation and focuses on sexual harassment, abuse and misconduct. (More...)


Food and Thought 

Learn how the University is tackling two major problems: food allergies and hunger. Basar Bilgicer, associate professor of engineering, is fighting to cure food allergies, while another effort helps kids get the nutrition they need so they can focus in school. (More…)

Professional Resources

Build your digital media skills

Hesburgh Libraries and the Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning recently launched two programs to help faculty, staff and students build multimedia skills and promote teaching and learning with digital media. (More...)

Professional Resources

Gain peace of mind online

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has tips to help you minimize risks online at work and at home. For example, be aware of fake websites set up solely to collect your valuable information. To verify you are on a legitimate site, make sure the website address is spelled correctly and you see a padlock. (More...)


Gwen Mottl invested in her health and won $400

Mottl, the sous chef at Café de Grasta in Grace Hall, scheduled her health screening and was automatically entered into the weekly Human Resources raffle, which she won! Register for your confidential and free screening. (More...)

Concessions team steps up its game

The concessions team at Notre Dame Stadium, powered by Levy, has taken game day cuisine to the gastromocial end zone — and scored big. Check out the new offerings, like Pork Rind Nachos, the Midwest Pork Tenderloin sandwich and Bread Pudding Bites. We asked a team of four employees to Taste that! (More...)
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