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Campus news for faculty and staff
University of Notre Dame

New Faces in High Places

Trent Grocock

The new vice president for finance has spent 18 years at Notre Dame in finance positions, but he says, humbly, there's much to learn. Good thing he's a people person. “I’m excited about this new position because I get the opportunity to meet people I’ve never met before.”  (More…)


iLocater to give scientists clearer picture of nearby planets

A team of engineers and astrophysicists has installed the front-end module of a new instrument named iLocater at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in the Pinaleño Mountains of southeast Arizona. When fully completed, the instrument will be a first-of-its-kind high-resolution spectrometer capable of detecting Earth-like planets within habitable zones of nearby stars. (More...)

Campus News

Team Irish Award winners honored at Saturday's game 

At last Saturday's football game, the Building Bridges Mentoring Program was honored as a 2019 Presidential Team Irish Award winner. Building Bridges is part of the Multicultural Student Programs and Services office and helps students navigate the University, explore career paths and succeed in their endeavors. (More...)


He lays to rest loved ones who loved Notre Dame

As sexton of Cedar Grove Cemetery, Leon Glon conducts holy and important work at the University.  “To bury the dead is one of the Corporal Works of Mercy, so it’s important to me.” He's been doing this work for 30 years. (More...)


Discover the benefits of the South Bend Regional Chamber 

The South Bend Regional Chamber has programming and resources for all ages, but for young professionals, there’s the Young Professionals Network or YPN. The program connects and empowers YPs with professional development, social events and conversations with C-level leaders. Registration is open for the 2019 YP Summit on Thursday, Oct. 3. (More...)


NDAlert test NEXT week

The NDAlert test will take place next Wednesday, Sept. 24, not this week as listed in Monday's TheWeek@ND.


Natural Family Planning information session

Human Resources invites employees interested in the Creighton Model Fertility Care System to attend a session at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Dooley Room of LaFortune. (More...)


Maureen Lakin invested in her health and won $400

The library assistant recently scheduled her health screening and was automatically entered into the weekly Human Resources raffle, which she won! Register for your confidential and free screening. (More...)


Top 5 Most Ordered Dishes 

1. Breakfast sandwich (Express Locations*)
2. Chicken Wrap (Cafe de Grasta)
3. Frito Bowl (Decio Cafe)
4. Irish Whiskey Burger (Legends)
5. Tailgate Wings (Legends)
*Campus Dining express locations include Crossings, Charron Family Commons, Decio Cafe, etc.
(August 2019 data provided by Campus Dining.)

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