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Photos of COVID's impact on campus, including student having temperature taken, students in class in Stepan Center.

Magazine (photo essay)

A year at Notre Dame under COVID 

University photographers Matt Cashore and Barbara Johnston document a historic year on campus in this Notre Dame Magazine photo essay. The piece illustrates how the administration, faculty and staff rolled into action to provide students with nearly uninterrupted instruction that, with extensive safety protocols, has been mostly in person. You may even find yourself pictured.
If you've been vaccinated, you still must wear a mask on campus.
Photo of woman in Malawi carrying a large vessel fo water on her head and a baby on her back.


COVID-19 precautions impossible without clean water

When COVID-19 became a global pandemic, frequent handwashing, lockdowns and social distancing were quickly prescribed to control the spread. These seemingly simple preventive measures are nearly impossible for billions of people without easy access to clean water, write Ellis Adjei Adams, a scholar in the Keough School of Global Affairs. (More...)
Pandemic stimulus check


Notre Dame Stories: Will the stimulus slash poverty?

The American Rescue Plan — the latest pandemic stimulus — was signed into law last month and it was billed as a means to slash poverty. This edition of the Notre Dame Stories podcast considers that proposition with Jim Sullivan, economist and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities.
Olivia, left, and Sofia Perez ’21 (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)

Family Connections

Identical twins accepted to same medical school

Senior biochemistry majors and identical twins Olivia Perez and Sofia Perez were recently accepted to the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, which typically accepts fewer than 5 percent of applicants. Olivia hopes to become a surgeon. Sofia wants to be an anesthesiologist. They hope to someday serve on the same surgical team. (More...)
Unniversity of Notre Dame Library Research Award


Encourage students to apply for Library Research Award

The Hesburgh Libraries invites faculty and staff to encourage undergraduates to apply for the 2021 Notre Dame Library Research Award. The annual competition awards prizes to undergraduates who demonstrate excellence in library research skills by using a breadth of library resources for research projects, course assignments and creative endeavors. (More...)
Notre Dame Stadium with graphic for Jesus Christ Superstar on the big screen.


"Jesus Christ Superstar" to be performed in the stadium

The Department of Film, Television and Theatre will produce "Jesus Christ Superstar" on the field of Notre Dame Stadium at 8 p.m. Friday, April 9. Tickets are free and available only to students, faculty and staff with a Notre Dame ID. (More...)
"The football stadium allows a large audience to safely watch the show and for the performers to safely sing, and the video board will support the media storytelling aspect of the show." Matt Hawkins, director of musical theater
Notre Dame Football Blue-Gold Game

2021 Blue-Gold Game is Saturday, May 1

The Notre Dame Athletics Department announced the Blue-Gold Game will take place Saturday, May 1. The scrimmage will begin at 12:30 p.m. Attendance is limited to University students, faculty, staff and families of participating student-athletes. Tailgating is prohibited. (More...)
I am...ND, too! Readers share pics of their work-from-home pets.
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