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Photo of the new dean of the College of Science, Santiago Schnell


New College of Science dean has the soul of a scientist 

Santiago Schnell, recently appointed as the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, believes those in the college must collaborate not only with other scientists, but also with engineers, philosophers, theologians and others. He developed his multidisciplinary vision at an early age, while growing up in a house in the middle of a tropical rainforest. (More...)
His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, after being presented with an honorary degree from the University of Notre Dame during an academic convocation in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart.

Faith and Sustainability 

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew receives honorary degree from Notre Dame

In an academic convocation at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, received an honorary degree and offered an address on environmental sustainability and the pandemic. (More...)
2021 United Way Campaign October 18 to December 17.
Child and a teacher at the Robinson Center hold earth worms from the worm farm.


United Way funds programming for pandemic-weary kids 

Your gift to the United Way makes a difference. During the height of the pandemic, stress was high in many homes and kids felt it. They needed an escape from adult problems like layoffs, hard-to-find child care and food insecurity. The United Way awarded grants to nonprofits, like the Robinson Community Learning Center, to put on COVID-safe summer programs. (More...)
Graphic that says Fall 2021 Staff Town Hall (virtual meeting) with university updates from all three executive officers, Tuesday, November 9 at 2 p.m. Click for details.


Find just the right book to get or give at annual book sale

The annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale is Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov. 9-10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Hesburgh Library Concourse. In addition to several in-person events, an online sale begins Monday, Nov. 8.  (More...)
Photo of a girl wearing a Dalmation costume, riding a bike.


Campus community enjoys 'Falloween' fun

Faculty, staff and students celebrated fall and Halloween this past week. Seasonal dress and activities from costume parties to decorating contests to supporting the Fighting Irish in festive style could be found around campus. Here are a few fun photo highlights of the season. 
Photo Gallery
Change batteries in home smoke detectors when changing clocks
Graphic that says, Whether you are riding, driving, rolling or strolling, keep your eyes up. Eyes up Irish!


NDPD unveils Eyes Up Irish! safety awareness campaign

This fall, the Notre Dame Police Department has seen an increase in near misses and accidents involving pedestrians, motorists and those riding bicycles, skateboards and e-scooters. Police partnered with Marketing Communications to launch a safety awareness campaign. (More...)
In memory of recently deceased employees and retirees.
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