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International students check in at Notre Dame.


Incoming class is most diverse in University's history

Pictured above, undergraduate international students check in last Wednesday. Many are among the members of the class of 2025 — the most diverse class racially, ethnically, globally and socioeconomically in Notre Dame history. It all began with a record 23,642 applications.
"We’re trying to create a diverse group of people with different talents, motivations and perspectives.” — Don Bishop, associate vice president for undergraduate enrollment


Provost Miranda has scheduled office hours

Provost Marie Lynn Miranda will begin holding scheduled open office hours for all faculty, staff and students. No appointments are needed and all are welcome with questions or ideas, or just to say hello. The first session of office hours will take place from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, in the Sorin Room of the LaFortune Student Center. For more days and times, click here.  
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Campus (photo gallery) 

Fall semester Campus Dining update

Pictured above is a noodle bowl prepared to order at Noodle Nook, an Asian-concept food outlet located in the Huddle Mart in LaFortune. It's one of several new dining options on campus, including food trucks and Farmer's Fridge ready-made dishes. (More...)

ND in the News

Apple's news turns into PR headache

When Apple recently announced technological enhancements intended to combat child exploitation and promote safety, public reaction was not what the company anticipated. There were outraged tweets, critical headlines and an outcry for more information. What went wrong? Timing and conflated messages, Elizabeth Renieris, director of the Notre Dame IBM Technology Lab, told CNN Business. 
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Master of Science in Global Health program launches 

The two-year Master of Science in Global Health program will leverage the University's historical strength in infectious disease research to help students solidify interdisciplinary careers that will address health issues worldwide. The master’s program will begin accepting applications on Aug. 30, with the first class graduating in 2024. (More...)


Notre Dame Research communications director joins Fulbright Specialist Roster

Joanne D. Fahey, director of communications for Notre Dame Research, has been selected as a member of the Fulbright Specialist Program roster in the communication and journalism discipline. The program pairs highly qualified professionals with institutions in more than 150 countries around the world. (More...)
In Memory of recently deceased employees and retirees


St. Mary's Road closed to traffic

St. Mary’s Road, between Holy Cross Drive and Columba Hall, is closed to drivers through Tuesday, Sept. 7, to support the construction of a new parking lot. Pedestrians and runners are still be able to walk on St. Mary’s Road and access the paths around both lakes. (More...)
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Health & Fitness

Registration is open for F.A.S.T. Classes

Interested in getting into a fitness routine? RecSports F.A.S.T. Classes are designed especially for busy faculty and staff. Try Cycle Pump, Step + Flex N Tone, Pump It Up or yoga. 
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Struggling with long-term effects of COVID-19? 

If you are experiencing some long-term health challenges associated with COVID-19, you are not alone. The Office of Human Resources and Premise Health, which operates the Wellness Center, recommend a free peer support group that meets virtually once a week. (More...)
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