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Virtual prayer service for racial justice held

On Monday evening members of the campus community were able to view a virtual prayer service for racial justice. President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., offered words of welcome and Rev. Hugh Page, vice president and associate provost for undergraduate affairs, offered a brief reflection. Both were joined by student and staff representatives who presented scripture, prayers and songs.
"We have to come together as the Fighting Irish and care for one another. We can't control what happens around the country, but we can influence how we choose to treat each other here at Notre Dame." Eric Love, director of staff diversity and inclusion
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More than 90 percent of Notre Dame students vaccinated

Some campus health protocols are expected to be relaxed beginning this week now that more than 90 percent of undergraduate and professional students have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Most students were vaccinated at the clinic at the Compton Family Ice Arena. Second doses will be administered from April 29 to May 6. (More...)
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Volunteers help vaccination clinic run as smoothly as ice

Notre Dame has seen plenty of wins inside the Compton Family Ice Arena, but the latest one is not related to hockey. The University completed the first round of two Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination clinics at Compton last week, with over 90 percent of students vaccinated. More than 400 volunteers helped out. Consider volunteering at the next one! (More...)
“Their involvement had a direct effect on the operations being so smooth and the experiences of those being vaccinated being quick, easy and convenient. This is Notre Dame at its best.” — Mike Seamon, vice president of campus safety and operations
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Provost speaks before U.S. Senate about STEMM 

In testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation last week, Marie Lynn Miranda, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost, said national security and global competitiveness require us to attract more women and underrepresented minorities to STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) fields. (More...)
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ND law students help ex-offenders move on with life 

Notre Dame law school graduate and St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter hosted an expungement clinic last year for what he thought would be a few clients. Roughly 300 people showed up, making it necessary to call in reinforcements — in the form of 21 second- and third- year law school students. What happened next changed lives. (More...)


George Strait concert canceled

With spectator safety the highest priority, a concert featuring country music star George Strait on Aug. 7 at Notre Dame Stadium has been canceled. (More...)
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Office Depot recognizes Notre Dame for green purchasing leadership

For the fourth time in five years, Office Depot has recognized the University with the Leadership in Greener Purchasing Award.  After evaluating the purchasing patterns of approximately 1,000 of its largest customers, Office Depot named Notre Dame among an elite group of 19 recipients.  (More...)
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ND in the News

Students protect neighbors from lead with Mulch Madness

Notre Dame students spread mulch around homes in South Bend’s Monroe Park neighborhood on Saturday as part of Mulch Madness, an annual service event aimed at shielding local children from the risks of lead-tainted soil. The event was organized by the University's Lead Innovation Team. WNDU interviewed Kyle Moon, a junior neuroscience and behavior major.
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