Campus news for faculty and staff
Campus news for faculty and staff
NDWorks Weekly
Campus news for faculty and staff
University of Notre Dame
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Fukushima firsthand

Jessica McManus Warnell, a professor of management and organization and the Rex and Alice A. Martin Faculty Director of the Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership at the Mendoza College of Business, assembled a team to study resilience at Fukushima, Japan, the scene of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident. They found ruin, and a field of flowers.


Tools for prioritizing self-care during the holiday season

When was the last time you felt truly rested and relaxed or took time for some self-care? As we prepare to enter one of the busiest times of the year, NDWorks talks with Rachel Otwinowski, NDHR, and Susie Gray Holden, Notre Dame Wellness Center, about this important, but often overlooked, topic.

What Would You Fight For? (video) 

Fighting to defend human rights

Notre Dame law professor Diane Desierto is the faculty director of the LL.M. in International Human Rights Law and founding director of the Law School’s new Global Human Rights Clinic. She is working to help Nobel laureate Maria Ressa, a Filipino American journalist arrested for cyberlibel. Read about the work of Desierto and others here.
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Using patients’ own cells, researchers examine connection between fragile X syndrome, intellectual disability

Christopher Patzke, the John M. and Mary Jo Boler Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, is collaborating with fragile X patients and families to study fragile X syndrome. Although considered a rare disorder, fragile X syndrome is the most common genetic cause of intellectual disability in the world.
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Native American Heritage Month celebration

In honor and celebration of Native American Heritage Month, the Notre Dame Initiative on Race and Resilience, in collaboration with its artist-in-residence, David Martin, hosted a Native American dance and drum performance on campus, the first in nearly 30 years.
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SHARE Program team receives Presidential Team Irish Award

The Supporting Holistic and Actionable Research in Education (SHARE) Program team received a $40 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development to advance learning in developing countries. The SHARE Program has 18 research studies in 19 countries across the world. Congratulations to the SHARE team for winning the Presidential Team Irish Award.


G.K. Chesterton and Notre Dame

Gilbert Keith (G.K.) Chesterton of England, the most famous Catholic writer in the world, spent October 1930 on campus as a visiting professor. He attended the dedication of Notre Dame Stadium and watched the Fighting Irish rout the Naval Academy by a score of 26-2. Read about his contributions and collections located at the London Global Gateway.
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Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale breaks previous sales record

The University of Notre Dame Press set a sales record with its 2023 annual Book Festival and Dirty Book Sale, held on Nov. 14 and 15. Hundreds of students, faculty and community members purchased more than $11,000 worth of Notre Dame Press titles.


Visiting Chef Series invites local talent to Notre Dame Stadium

Guests in the premium spaces of Notre Dame Stadium cheered on the Fighting Irish and were treated to some culinary delights this season as part of the Experience Notre Dame Visiting Chef Series. The new program celebrated the eclectic culinary offerings in the greater Notre Dame and South Bend communities. 
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