This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
NDWorks Weekly
Campus news for faculty and staff
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Student Affairs

Center for Student Support and Care came at good time

Students learned over spring break that due to the pandemic they couldn't come back to campus. It was disruptive news to any student, maybe more so for those served by the Sara Bea Center for Student Accessibility Services and care and wellness consultants. Fortunately, the units had recently come together to meet the holistic needs of students. (More...)
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Campus partners vital for continuing research, scholarship

Like many conferences, a National Science Foundation-sponsored ecological forecasting workshop in Boulder, Colorado, was canceled due to the coronavirus. So Jason McLachlan, associate professor of biological sciences, and others partnered with the Office of Information Technologies and the Navari Family Center for Digital Scholarship to make it virtual. (More...)


Responding to the pandemic with science

As public officials weigh options to reopen businesses and ease social distancing, Notre Dame researchers are monitoring spread of the coronavirus in wastewater. (More...)
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When you return, take another look at the Basilica windows

In this new series, NDWorks gets the backstory on some of the most familiar landmarks at Notre Dame, and maybe a few unfamiliar ones. This week, we look at "Stories in Light, A guide to the Stained Glass of the Basilica" by authors Nancy Cavadini and Cecilia Davis Cunningham, and hear first impressions and favorite windows from members of the Notre Dame family. (More...)


Conferral of degrees is Sunday

The commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, will be held online as a degree conferral, and a traditional on-campus commencement celebration has been scheduled for the spring of 2021 due to the current coronavirus pandemic. (More...)

Class of 2020

Meet the valedictorian and salutatorian

Brady Stiller of Madisonville, Louisiana, has been named valedictorian and Love Osunnuga from Granger, Indiana, was selected as salutatorian of the Class of 2020. (More...)
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Financial Hardship

Employee Compassion Fund

The Employee Compassion Fund, funded by Notre Dame faculty and staff as part of the annual United Way campaign, is designed to assist colleagues facing temporary financial difficulties. The grants either permanently resolve the hardship or provide a bridge to a permanent solution. More information is available at
Coloring sheet of Main Building at Notre Dame.


Download, color and share your work with readers

The above original design, created two years ago by Marketing Communications, is now a coloring sheet for the Notre Dame community. Download the sheet, color it and email to so we can share the works of art with readers! 
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