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HERE to answer calls to the COVID-19 hotline

Meet the people behind the COVID-19 Response Unit (CRU) hotline. You may recognize some of them from the Morris Inn, a catered event or St. Michael's Laundry, but since July they have served Notre Dame in other customer service roles: as members of the hotline team. (More...
  • Masks are now optional outdoors in groups of 25 or fewer. You are still required to carry a mask with you at all times.
  • Masks are still required outdoors for all University programs because these events involve larger groups.
  • Everyone is still required to wear masks while indoors, unless in your private office.
Letter to students
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A Conversation With... 

Storm the Stadium is virtual and happening this week!

Storm the Stadium 2021 won’t take place in Notre Dame Stadium, but don’t let that stop you. This time it's virtual, so you can take part from anywhere, on stairs or a flat surface. But you only have until this Saturday, May 1, to do so. NDWorks sat down with Megan Leis, assistant director of military and veterans affairs, to ask about the cause behind the event. (More...)
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ND Forum to explore "Care for our Common Home"

During the 2021-22 academic year, the University, through its annual Notre Dame Forum, will engage in a series of conversations devoted to the theme “Care for Our Common Home: Just Transition to a Sustainable Future.” The theme of the forum is inspired by the papal encyclical Laudato Si’ and the Holy Father’s continued concerns related to climate change. (More...)
"The question is not whether to transition to a cleaner, more sustainable future, but how and how quickly."  — Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., president of Notre Dame
Research Uncorked: Chris Temple shared his doctoral disseration on Notre Dame history, focusing on research
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Boss's motives influence employees’ fairness judgments 

In the workplace, whether we believe that a supervisor has treated us fairly depends on a number of factors, including motive. According to new research by Cindy Muir (Zapata), associate professor of management at the Mendoza College of Business, employees evaluate the fairness of an interaction with an authority figure based on justice criteria, like whether the supervisor's decision-making processes grant employees voice and are consistent. (More...)
Front of The Shirt that reads, Back of T-shirt, that says,


The Shirt 2021 makes a "Strong and True" statement

Did you know there's a student committee behind the design of The Shirt? The committee is made up of 15 undergraduate students who brainstorm ideas for it. Three student designers lead the creative process. NDWorks reached out to The Shirt Committee about the message of this year's shirt.
"The Notre Dame tradition and community remain strong and true no matter the circumstances. The strength that allows us to persevere comes from the unity of the Notre Dame family." — Devin Diggs '22, president of The Shirt Committee
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Rex and Alice A. Martin Media Center Notre Dame Studios

Behind the Scenes

Livestream from space not just another day in the office

Notre Dame Studios staff members are adept at making live productions run smoothly, even when the challenges are out of this world. Astronaut Mike Hopkins was aboard the International Space Station, 250 miles above Earth's surface, during a recent Live Chat at ND. The program went so well, you would never have guessed what went on behind the scenes. (More...)
OIT Virtual Coffee House Spring 2021


OIT hosts virtual Coffee House 

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has hosted a bi-annual Coffee House talent showcase since 2014. It’s a social event where OIT staff can watch their co-workers perform in an informal setting. But when COVID hit, the OIT Coffee House team found a way to continue this tradition. Last week, the team premiered its third virtual show.
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