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University of Notre Dame

New Faces in High Places

Martijn Cremers

The new dean of the Mendoza College of Business dedicates himself to advancing the integration of business principles and Catholic values. "Where else but Notre Dame would I have a community of scholars who were willing to be a part of this discussion and students who would be interested?” (More...


Researchers to create quick, low-cost cancer diagnostic

Researchers have received a $2.9 million award from the National Institutes of Health to develop a diagnostic platform that could diagnose cancer in three hours with a drop of blood. (More...)


Philosopher appointed to Vatican academy on Aquinas

Pope Francis has named Therese Cory, the John and Jean Oesterle Associate Professor of Thomistic Studies, as a member of the Pontifical Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas. She is one of 50 total members and one of two women to be so honored. (More...)


How a Russian doctoral student became part of my family

Natalie Davis Miller, the new managing editor of NDWorks, shares how her family befriended an international student at Walmart and what the friendship has meant to them. Food for thought as International Student and Scholar Affairs launches the 2019-20 Family Friendship Program. (More...)

Campus News

Free T-shirt if you’re FLI 

The Office of Student Enrichment will host FLI Week in November to celebrate and support students who identify as first generation, low income (FLI). Faculty and staff who are among the first generation in their families to attend college are invited to participate by wearing "I am First Gen" T-shirts on Monday, Nov. 4. By doing so, students will see there’s a community of higher education professionals who have lived their experience. If this is you, order a free T-shirt. 

Campus News

Library site now boasts 'favorites' and 'checkout history'

The Hesburgh Libraries has launched website features to meet the evolving needs of campus users. Now, you can manage favorite databases and opt in to save your checkout history. (More...)


Does the Equifax data breach affect you?

The Office of Information Technologies advises that half of Americans were victims of the September 2017 Equifax data breach and many people are eligible for financial settlement benefits. (More...)

Professional Development

There's a class for that 

Human Resources offers instructor-led classes to help employees identify professional interests, manage performance through effective goal-setting and build skills to achieve career goals. New classes include:  
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Future of Work
  • Generations Matter
  • Authentic Public Speaking 

Community News

Take action against hunger  

September is Hunger Action Month. Take part in the annual Fighting Irish Fighting Hunger. (More...)

Campus News

Been to the Grotto lately?

Over the summer, workers removed the asphalt paths at the Grotto, replacing it with natural cut stone pavers. They also installed new memorial benches and replaced the narrow and uneven steps on the north side of the Grotto with wider steps with railings on both sides. (More...)

New at Modern Market: Wintergreen Salad

Ready to shake up your lunch routine? Modern Market in the Duncan Student Center has some new menu items, like the Wintergreen Salad, which features mixed greens, green apple, goat cheese, roasted potato, medjool dates, candied walnuts and agave herb vinaigrette. Looking for something else? There are dozens of places to eat on campus.


Vickie Maris invested in her health and won $400

Get your free, voluntary and confidential health screening and be entered into a weekly Human Resources raffle to win $400. Maris (pictured above), an assistant director in Executive Education, is HR's second winner. There will be screenings held around campus between now and November, including this Wednesday. Just show up. (More...)

Diversity and Inclusion

Can't commit to a daylong conference? Try this...

This Friday, Sept. 6, the University will host a one-day diversity and inclusion conference, "Open Minds, Loving Hearts and An Engaged Community." If that's more time than you can afford, consider the attending the talk by Robin DiAngelo at 11:30 a.m. at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. (More...)
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