This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
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Artist's rendering of new Racline Murphy Museum.


Construction begins on Raclin Murphy Museum of Art  

The University has begun construction on the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art. The 132,000-square-foot complex will sit on the northwest corner of the Charles B. Hayes Family Sculpture Park. It will take two years to complete the project. (More...)
"This new museum building and its collection will bring the healing power of the arts, of creativity and our strengthened humanity and solidarity — so needed as we move beyond the global pandemic."  Marie Lynn Miranda, the Charles and Jill Fischer Provost of Notre Dame


Erin Hoffmann Harding stepping down as VP for student affairs

Erin Hoffmann Harding will leave Notre Dame at the end of May to rejoin the education practice at McKinsey & Co., where she began her career. Hoffman Harding served as vice president for student affairs for nine years, after establishing and leading the University's Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research. (More...)


Jane Livingston appointed VP, chief information officer 

Jane Livingston is the incoming vice president for information technology and CIO. She has more than 20 years' experience in IT leadership at Yale and Florida State universities. Livingston succeeds John Gohsman, who retired in September, and Ron Kraemer, who returned in a interim capacity. (More...)
Downtown South Bend aerial shot of downtown and dam on the St. Joseph River.


University recognized for its commitment to clean energy

The Michiana Area Council of Governments recently recognized Notre Dame with a Partners for Clean Air Award. Notre Dame has demonstrated its commitment to clean energy in its long-term investments in solar and hydroelectric power and geothermal heating. (More...)
Family watches Blue-Gold Game inside Notre Dame Stadium. Family of three poses for a camera while watching Blue-Gold Game.

Campus (photo gallery)

Faculty and staff families enjoy 2021 Blue-Gold Game 

The Blue-Gold Game was held last Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium. The scrimmage marked the final spring practice for the football team. The game was played in front of a crowd of students, faculty and staff members and their families. (More...)

Campus (video)

Nurses, emergency services personnel honored at game

A photo montage of nurses and emergency services personnel played on the big screen during Saturday's Blue-Gold Game to honor the workers' dedication during the ongoing pandemic. As the video announcer says, "They have kept us safe, healthy and HERE." (Video courtesy of Fighting Irish Media.)
Ami Driscoll, left, speaks with nurse at the testing site at Notre Dame Stadium in the fall of 2020.


Nurses Week starts Thursday. Let's thank them!

Nurses and emergency personnel are the backbone of Notre Dame's response to the pandemic. Without those working at University Health Services, the Wellness Center, the testing center, the vaccination clinics and on the contact tracing team, it would have been impossible to have students on campus this year. Email NDWorks notes of thanks. We'll publish them next week.
To observe Mental Health Awareness Month this May, WW has tips to help reduce stress.


Look after your well-being by finding balance 

Living amid chronic uncertainty can take its toll. Putting energy toward factors you can control could help. Wellness coaches Martha Vanderheyden and Mary Shafer suggest finding a balance in activities that offer pleasure, achievement and connection. (More...)
I am a Chicago native' formed in the Ognation tradition; a writer and an occasional performer, fascinated by the intersection of Blackness and Catholicism and always hoping for students to have
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