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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Vickie Anderson picks up golf balls on the driving range at Warren Golf Course.

Campus Community

HERE to help each other: That's Operation Hustle 

John Foster, general manager of Warren Golf Course, faced a dilemma at the start of the season: A University-wide hiring freeze, due to the pandemic, meant he couldn't hire seasonal staff. Since the U.S. Senior Open took place at Warren in 2019, first-time visitors were expected to travel from all over to experience what makes the course so challenging and beautiful. Friends in athletics came to the rescue with an effort called Operation Hustle. (More...)
Photo of Amy Huber, who works at Cedar Grove Cemetery, and her familiy.

Campus Community (Photo Gallery)

Faculty, staff and families enjoy final home football game

Faculty and staff were treated to complimentary football tickets to the final Notre Dame Football home game. The Irish took on and beat the Syracuse Orange, 45-21. Amy Huber, pictured above in the gray coat, said of the experience: "I couldn't feel my feet by the end of the game but it was a great game and win!  We appreciated the free tickets." (More...)
Photo of Miranda VanNevel Photo of Megan Snyder Photo of Kurt Gartner


Virtual Irish Health raffle winners announced

The popular Irish Health fair was held in a virtual format this year. Employees who visited at least five virtual booths showcasing University benefits were entered into a raffle to win cash prizes up to $750. The winners share what they liked about this year's fair. (More...)

Correction (buyND+)

University contract system debuts Monday, Dec. 14

This week's edition of TheWeek@ND Digest stated that accounts payable invoicing capabilities will be available in buyND+ Monday, Dec. 7. The system will launch Monday, Dec. 14. When you place an order in buyND+, as usual, you will be able to track your requisition to purchase order status. Now you can also track the invoice status. Sign up for a virtual demo session through Endeavor(More...)
Staff and faculty from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Keough School of Global Affairs gathered at Cultivate Food Rescue to help package meals for our neighbors in need.


Safely serving others at Cultivate Food Rescue  

Staff and faculty from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies and the Keough School of Global Affairs recently gathered at Cultivate Food Rescue to package 268 nutritious meals for our neighbors in need. Pictured above, from left to right, are Grant OsbornAnna DolezalClemens SedmakMelanie Webb and Ti Lavers. (More...)
Photo of Rohr's Banana Cake Father Hesburgh Manhattan

Taste that! (Recipes)

Wrap up the holidays with these favorite Rohr's recipes 

Your family will go bananas for this ending to your Christmas feast. Rohr's Banana Cake is moist and has a festive flavor. And here's something extra for the adults: the Father Hesburgh Manhattan. "Murf" the bartender, shares the story behind the Manhattan named for the legendary Father Ted, as told to Notre Dame Magazine. (More...)
Basilica Nativity Scene in the Lady Chapel. (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)


Christmas Mass at the Basilica requires reservations

Celebrating Christmas Mass will be a little different this year. Due to the pandemic, the Mass schedule is different and you must have a reservation to attend. Christmas Eve Mass will be offered at 4 p.m., 7 p.m., and 10 p.m. and Mass on Christmas Day will be at 10 a.m. (More...)

Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C.

Gift Idea

Book surveys 175-plus years of Notre Dame

In his recently released book, “Monk’s Notre Dame: People, Places and Events,” Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Edward “Monk” Malloy, C.S.C., offers readers a narrated tour of major University moments in a manner that's historical, personal and spiritual. (More...)
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Gift Idea

Notre Dame Family Wines for the Holidays

As you make plans to celebrate this season, consider inviting Notre Dame Family Wines to the table or slide a couple bottles under the tree. All vintages are highly rated and crafted by alumni vintners. Orders placed by Thursday, Dec. 10, will be delivered in time for Christmas, weather permitting. Place orders at  

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