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Carnegie Foundation recognizes Notre Dame for excellence in community engagement

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has again recognized Notre Dame with the Community Engagement classification, citing excellent alignment among the University’s mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices in support of “dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.” (More...)

Community News

Partnership with Goodwill expands

Notre Dame's partnership with Goodwill Industries of Michiana now includes the Old2Gold sale. The change allows more people in the region to benefit from student donations. (More...)


Master of global studies student learns about peace, justice, trauma and community in nearby Chicago

When considering internship opportunities, master of global affairs student Helina Haile wanted to work with an organization focused on systemic racism in the U.S. Her search led her to the Chicago Torture Justice Center, a first-of-its-kind organization dedicated to supporting survivors of police violence. Haile is studying international peace studies at the Keough School of Global Affairs. (More...)

"I really wanted to change the perception that the West, and especially the U.S., is the giver of peace and other countries are recipients.” — Helina Haile

A discussion about the American presidency 

Bob Schmuhl, founding director of the Gallivan Program in Journalism, Ethics, and Democracy, and the inaugural Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor of American Studies and Journalism, discusses the institution of the presidency. The interview is based on his recent book, "In The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from FDR to Trump." (More...)


New research released on first century of women voters

Political science professor Christina Wolbrecht partnered with a Western Michigan University political scientist to trace the evolution of women’s voting behavior, turnout and candidate choice. "A Century of Votes for Women: American Elections Since Suffrage" is the only complete source of information on how women have voted since suffrage. (More...)


New technology could help tackle antibiotic resistance

One of the biggest health threats around the world is antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Researchers at Notre Dame are working to combat this problem. (More...)


Winter is coming. Drive safely with these tips. 

This mild winter will eventually give way to snow, ice and other bad road conditions. Be prepared with these winter driving tips from the transportation office. Test yourself on winter driving myths and facts. (More...)


Find your inner expert

OIT offers a variety of training classes on popular software. But did you know OIT also offers series of classes for some applications? Many classes begin in February. (More...)


Mammograms on campus on Wednesday, Feb. 12

This preventive offering is available annually at no cost to female faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan (Anthem), beginning at age 40. (More...)


Take advantage of free preventive care

An annual physical and other preventive screenings and services, like wellness coaching, are available at the Wellness Center. (More...)


Tayst: A compostable alternative to K-Cups

Notre Dame employees love Keurig-brewed coffee, but not the environmental impact of single-use plastic pods. So Vending worked with the Office of Sustainability to find a solution. (More...)


'Big Stu' the squirrel is nuts about sustainability 

The Office of Sustainability unveiled a mascot last week. "Big Stu" is the creation of Alyssa Carroll '20, a graphic design intern in the office. Big Stu has squirreled away recycling and sustainability tips, which he will share on social media and digital monitors on campus. Follow Big Stu on Instagram (@sustainable.stu) and read about him in The Observer.   
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