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Extraordinary measures to make campus safe as possible

Three mornings a week, Assistant Teaching Professor Kelley M. H. Young teaches the course titled “Chemical Principles” in Stepan Center. This fall, classes are being held in many unconventional but roomy spaces where physical distancing is easier to manage. (More...)
“We’re taking extraordinary precautions to make it as safe as possible for the students to be back on campus because we care about them. We care about their education. We’re trying to have them in the classroom where we believe optimal learning occurs and we can best facilitate how they learn.” ~Kelley M. H. Young, assistant teaching professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
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HERE for it: Notre Dame community takes in the first week

The 2020-21 academic year started last week. Students received Welcome Back Kits with a number of goodies including a voucher for a free t-shirt, additional health and safety information and a letter from University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. (More...)

Ask a Wellness Coach

How do I make the transition back to working on campus?

After months of working from home, many faculty and staff members are back on campus. The transition may not be as seamless as you had imagined it. The Wellness Coaches have some tips. (More...)


Sorin Court circle to be closed much of next week

Sorin Court, north of Main Building, will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Thursday, Aug. 24-27. The Main Building parking lot will be open to those with permits, but the traffic circle will be blocked. (More...)
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The Office of Sustainability offers Campus Dining a "Sustainability Shoutout" for shifting to compostable take-out boxes, a better option than plastic or styrofoam. The new containers are made of renewable resources and are designed to decompose naturally. (More...)
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Provost Miranda on research, universities, a love of dogs

Podcast host Ted Fox interviews his boss, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost Marie Lynn Miranda. In addition to being the chief academic officer at Notre Dame, Miranda is an award-winning teacher, the founder of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative, a dog lover and a soon-to-be farmer. Get to know the new provost in this podcast.
A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President emerita of Spelman College and author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations about Race Thursday, Aug. 20, 12:30 - 2 p.m. (Virtual event) Click for more information.
Notre Dame News
Graohic: Research Uncorked: “More than Manners: Answering the Call to Civil Discourse” with John Duffy, professor of English and the O’Malley Director of the University Writing Program
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