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Mural lit yellow and blue for Ukraine

In solidarity with the people of Ukraine, the University will light the “Word of Life” mural on Hesburgh Library in the country's colors each weekend until the end of the Russian invasion. 

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Faith-based institutions step up efforts to support the citizens of Ukraine 

President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., is quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article saying it’s easy to feel powerless in the face of a crisis, but Notre Dame's partnership with Ukrainian Catholic University has offered students, faculty and staff an “avenue for some sort of action, some sort of help, some sort of mobilization.”
Civil Resistance in Ukraine and the Region; register for Zoom webinar by clicking.
Thomas Waldschmidt, who works in Risk Management, is pictured sitting on the ground with his dog Bodie.


Resource group forming for individuals with disabilities 

HR sponsors several Employee Resource Groups, which offer networking and community-building among staff members. A new ERG is in the works for individuals with disabilities. Thomas Waldschmidt, pictured above with his service dog, Bodie, is an advocate for the ERG.


Notre Dame receives STARS Gold rating for sustainability

The Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) awarded the University a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements. STARS stands for Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System.
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Improvements will require patience, alternate routes

Douglas Road, the main artery to and from the north end of campus, will be improved and widened. The project will take a while, but will be worth it in the end.


UEE hosts professional development for staff

University Enterprises and Events offered a professional development series to UEE associates while students were on spring break. It was just the sort of inspiration staff requested.


Chef wins big among peers

Jeremy Cantwell, sous chef in North Dining Hall, won gold and first place in competitions held at the National Association of College and University Food Services Midwest Regional Conference. Cantwell faced off against the clock and prepared an entrée featuring this year's mandatory ingredient, a whole frozen turkey, to create a nutritionally balanced plate. 

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Columbus Murals temporarily uncovered

For instructional purposes, the Columbus Murals on the second floor of the Main Building will be uncovered from Monday, March 21, through Friday, March 25. Signage will indicate that the coverings have been removed to allow instructors and their students to engage with and discuss the murals.


Career Conversations with Trailblazing Women of Notre Dame

A panel of inspiring female Notre Dame alumni will share their stories as part of the "Golden is Thy Fame" celebration, the 50th anniversary of the admission of undergraduate women. Save the date: Friday, March 25; 3 p.m. in the Meruelo Family Center for Career Development, fifth floor, Duncan Student Center.
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