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Computer scientist works to bring oasis to food deserts

People who live far from grocery stores — in areas known as food deserts — end up with unhealthy and costly options for their meals. Ronald Metoyer, a computer scientist who specializes in data visualization and human-computer interaction, intends to solve this problem with an app and ingenuity. (More...)
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Marie Lynn Miranda stepping aside as provost

Marie Lynn Miranda, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of the University of Notre Dame, has announced her intention to step aside as provost, effective Dec. 31. Christine M. Maziar, vice president and senior associate provost, will serve as interim provost. In a letter to faculty and academic staff, Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., expressed his appreciation to the provost. The full letter can be read here
"Anyone who knows Marie Lynn knows how deeply she is committed to building a more just world and caring for the most vulnerable. Such concerns have guided her not only at Notre Dame, but throughout her career. In recent months, the pandemic has led her to reflect on how she can best serve society and the causes about which she is passionate." —  Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president, in a letter to faculty and academic staff
Coach Marcus Freeman walks into news conference holding the hands of two of his sons.

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Excitement continues for Coach Freeman

We thought you'd like to see a few more photos from Coach Marcus Freeman's news conference as we wait for him to take the field against Oklahoma State on Jan. 1 in the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona. Notre Dame introduced Freeman as the 30th Dick Corbett Head Football Coach at a news conference on Dec. 6. 
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Indiana Michigan Power receives sustainability award 

The University has awarded Indiana Michigan Power Co. with its Procurement Partner Sustainability Award. This year, the company powered up the St. Joseph Solar Farm, which provides some of the University's electrity.  (More...)
Lessons in Sustainable Living with Caitln Jacobs


Lesson 3: Bring more than a list to grocery store

Working in the Office of Sustainability is not just a day job for Caitlin Jacobs. She embraces sustainable living. To reduce packaging waste, she brings these items with her to the grocery store: reusable shopping and produce bags and empty jars. (More...)
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The case that could breach the wall between church and state

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case involving a Christian school excluded from a state tuition assistance program. The Christian Science Monitor interviewed Nicole Stelle Garnett, the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, about the case that could breach the wall between church and state. (Article)
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Smart sharing options in Google Drive

Google Drive offers convenient and simple file sharing and collaborative work options. The Office of Information Technologies has tips so documents are shared in a secure and responsible way. (More...)
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