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'Smart sewer' technology saves South Bend nearly $450M

Sewer overflows in South Bend will be a thing of the past by 2038. Researchers in the College of Engineering partnered with the city and EmNet, an IDEA Center startup, to develop a cost-effective way to prevent overflows into local waterways. (More...


New director of Nanovic Institute named

Clemens Sedmak, professor of social ethics in the Keough School of Global Affairs and a concurrent professor of theology, has been named the director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies. He has been the interim director since January 2020. (More...
"Clemens Sedmak is held in high esteem by his students and faculty and staff colleagues for his intellectual depth and range, superabundant energy and generosity, playful spirit and seriousness of purpose." — Scott Appleby, the Marilyn Keough Dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs
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Op-ed on Afghanistan in The Hill

Mahan Mirza, the executive director of the Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, is an opinion contributor in The Hill. He wrote, "To engage the Taliban, the US needs an honest debate on Sharia law." The article comes on the heels of recent events in Afghanistan and discusses processes and possibilities toward peace. (More...)
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Columbus Murals in Main Building temporarily uncovered 

For instructional purposes, the Columbus Murals on the second floor of the Main Building will be uncovered on two occasions during the fall semester: from Monday, Aug. 30, to Tuesday, Sept. 7, and from Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29. Signage near the murals will indicate that the coverings have been removed to allow instructors and their students to engage with and discuss the murals. More information about the Columbus Murals, their history and their use by instructors can be found here.
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VenueND rebrands as Experience Notre Dame

VenueND, Notre Dame's centralized office for conferences, meetings, events and weddings, has a new name — Experience Notre Dame. With many new offerings, Experience Notre Dame presents a higher degree of hospitality. Faculty, staff, students, community members and event planners may book events on campus. (More...
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All are invited to the Thrive!/ERG annual picnic

Thrive! and the other ERGs (Employee Resource Groups) invite you to a Welcome Back Picnic from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at the Mary Loretta & Terrence J. Dillon Courtyard outside the Snite Museum of Art. Bring your own lunch. Water, dessert and other goodies will be provided. This is a great opportunity to network and learn more about the ERGs. (More...
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Don't miss out on Live Well Rewards

The Nov. 15 deadline to participate in the Live Well Rewards program is quickly approaching. Save on your health plan premium in 2022 by earning a credit between $180 and $360 when you complete eligible exams, screenings or consultations. (More...)
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Vaccination/exemption documentation winners announced

The Office of Human Resources recently awarded prizes to random participants who uploaded their vaccination documentation or applied for an exemption. The winners are listed here.
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