This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
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Game also a win for ND Studios, Fighting Irish Media

If you watched Notre Dame football on the USA Network this past Saturday, you have Notre Dame Studios, Fighting Irish Media and NBC to thank. The show was fully produced on campus in a collaborative effort that included students in key roles. "This was the most technically demanding show we've produced in our three-year history, said Dan Skendzel, executive director of Notre Dame Studios. (More...)

What Would You Fight For? (video, article)

Fighting for resilient communities 

Professor of Architecture Michael Lykoudis is the son of Greek immigrants and spent most of his summers back in Greece with his grandparents. Even today, he maintains his own home in Athens. So when a wildfire devastated the seaside town of Mati in 2018, Lykoudis, along with his students, felt compelled to offer their skills to help redesign the city. (More...)

Ami Driscoll, assistant director of medical outreach chats with Angie Dale, RN (right) in the testing section at the COVID-19 Response Unit (CRU) in the Notre Dame Stadium.

I am HERE (photos, article)

Supporting the health of the campus community 

It was late June when Ami Driscoll was asked to lead the team at the COVID-19 Response Unit (CRU) testing site at Notre Dame Stadium. There was a lot of ground to cover to have it operational in time for the start of classes Aug. 10. Fortunately, like so many CRU members, Driscoll, pictured on the left, had been preparing for this moment her entire career. (More...)
"I cannot begin to express how incredibly moved and grateful we are to the hundreds of talented staff members who have answered our invitation to help the University navigate this unprecedented challenge by serving in the CRU. They represent the very best of Notre Dame. We are blessed to be on this journey together serving Our Lady's University. ~Michael D. Seamon, Vice President for Campus Safety and University Operations
Photograph of Elissa Chudzicki and family


Flip the switch from surviving to thriving

If asked six months ago, "How are you doing?" Elissa Chudzicki, senior graphic designer in Marketing Communications, would have said, "Surviving." But these days the wife and mother of three says she's thriving. Interested in how? Get advice from the Wellness Coaches. (More...)
Aerial photo of University of Notre Dame campus.


Notre Dame Police Department addresses equity in policing

In collaboration with a group of Black students, and after suggestions from them as well as faculty, staff and alumni, the NDPD has developed an equity in policing report. The report acknowledges past problems, a commitment to equitable policing and a comprehensive series of initiatives to create a more fair, impartial, diverse and just organization. (More...)


Sorin Court circle closure

Due to large truck and crane activity, Sorin Court, north of Main Building, will be closed to traffic between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tuesday-Friday Oct. 6-9. If you are expecting deliveries, please let vendors know. (More...)
Photo of the Congregation of the Holy Cross insignia at the Grotto


Congregation honors Burishes and Flahertys

The Congregation of Holy Cross announced that Provost Emeritus Tom Burish and his wife, Pam, and alumni Jay and Mary Flaherty are recipients of the Spirit of Holy Cross award. Jay Flaherty is a Trustee and Fellow of the University and Mary chairs the University's Undergraduate Experience Advisory Council. (More...)
Photo of Bible signed by Father Hesburgh


Bible signed by Father Hesburgh among auction items

There's still time to donate to the Fighting Irish Fighting Hunger drive through Sept. 27. This year, the need for food is especially desperate due to the economic ramifications of COVID-19. As a way to raise funds for the drive, a Bible signed by the late Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., will be auctioned. (More...)


Passcode required soon

Protect your meetings and classes with a Zoom passcode. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 27, all meeting sessions will require a passcode or waiting room to prevent uninvited participants. (More...)


Sign up for classes

October is full of opportunities to learn a new skill or brush up on old ones. Level up with classes on Google productivity apps and spreadsheet classes, or try media design classes for Photoshop, INDesign, Spark and Piktochart. Don't forget about the 30-minute Time-Out for Tech sessions. (More...)
Graphic of Research Uncorked.
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