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Campus news for faculty and staff
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assandra Bustillos, a senior psychology major, speaks with Enrique Arista Salgado, a factory worker, in the Goshen library in early March.

Mental Health

Family buffers: Psychologist studies how siblings can bolster the mental health of immigrants

More than a dozen graduate and undergraduate psychology students are working with Jenny Padilla, an assistant professor of psychology. Padilla works out of the William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families, researching Latino family relationships.
“I’m trying to highlight the protective role that family relationships can play, particularly emphasizing the significance of understudied connections like siblings and father-youth relationships.” — Jenny Padilla, assistant professor of psychology
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University recognizes custodial team during National Cleaning Week

Building Services employees say their jobs are all about the people they get to work and interact with on a daily basis. Read more about Karen Fulford and Jessica Rutledge.
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Solar eclipse-focused events lead up to watch party on April 8

Theres still time to catch some events around the upcoming total solar eclipse. The College of Science is hosting several events, including an eclipse watch party scheduled on Monday, April 8. Each event is free and open to the public.
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Spring Staff Unity Summit features Olympian John Carlos

The Spring Staff Unity Summit takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, in the Downes Ballroom in Corbett Family Hall. The summit serves as an opportunity to meet and interact with other employees, have lunch and explore the steps necessary to create the Beloved Community here at ND. The event will feature a special guest appearance by John Carlos from the 1968 Olympics. Lunch will be provided; please bring your ND ID card. Click here for registration and more information.
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Students ‘Back the Bend’ through a day of service in South Bend area

On Saturday, March 23, more than 550 University of Notre Dame, Saint Mary’s College and Holy Cross College students took part in Back the Bend, an annual day of service in and around South Bend.


New Youth Protection Policy and registration portal launched

Youth visiting University facilities or participating in University programs and activities require particular attention in order to protect their safety and well-being. All youth programs must register with the Office of Institutional Equity through a streamlined portal, accessible via SSO.
ND in the News

Suppressing boredom at work hurts future productivity

Boredom is more common at work than in any other setting, studies show, and employees are bored at work for more than 10 hours per week on average. Futurity features a study by lead author Casher Belinda, an assistant professor of management. Read about his suggestions to counteract boredom at work
Photo of woman sitting in a chair in front of a window.

Mental Health 

Mental health and well-being resources for faculty and staff

There is a range of University and community resources for better mental health and overall well-being available to Notre Dame employees. Read more about those resources here.
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