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Notre Dame tops $222 million in research awards

A pandemic didn't slow Notre Dame from pursuing research awards, as indicated by the record-breaking research award funding the University received for fiscal year 2021. This marks the first time Notre Dame has surpassed the $200 million mark. (More...)
"These awards represent an important milestone for the University of Notre Dame. They also reflect the extraordinary vision of our faculty and their scholarly creativity and leadership." 
Marie Lynn Miranda, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost at the University of Notre Dame
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Artifical intelligence tool could help with health literacy

A new federal rule requires health care providers to offer patients access to their personal medical records. But providing records to patients doesn’t equip them to understand what's there. John Lalor, assistant professor of IT, analytics and operations at the Mendoza College of Business, is part of a team working on an artifical intelligence tool that could help. (More...)


Center for Social Concerns announces executive director

Suzanne Shanahan, director of the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, has been appointed the Leo and Arlene Hawk Executive Director of the Center for Social Concerns, effective Oct. 1. Her experience includes integrating research, education and community engagement into interdisciplinary projects and programs. (More...

ND in the News

Better technology needed for more realistic video meetings

Zoom technology keeps people from talking on top of each other by limiting the number of speakers heard to one at a time. But is this how in-person conversations happen? Not according to Susan Blum, anthropology professor, quoted in BBC News. (More...)
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Together again, working on campus

Campus is coming to life as many remote workers join their colleagues who have been working on site during the pandemic. Yesterday, University Communications and Human Resources were two of the teams back to work in Grace Hall. Email your photos to
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A Notre Dame original is now mobile  

The Rohr's Food Truck was unveiled in June and is available for private events. Click below for photos of a recent stop, when the Office of Public Affairs and Communications treated the division’s staff to lunch as part of a “welcome back to campus” event. (More...)


Build your career with options on new HR website 

Notre Dame prides itself on the opportunities it offers employees for professional growth and continued career development. Check it out on the new HR website. (More...)
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Improve your home network security for remote work

As faculty and staff return to campus, some may continue to work from home one or more days a week. When working remotely, it’s important to maintain appropriate safeguards for your home network to ensure the security of Notre Dame data and your personal information. (More...)
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