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The adventures of a Notre Dame paleontologist

On July 4, 1997, in Fort Peck, Montana, an archeological team led by ND geology professor and paleontologist J. Keith Rigby uncovered one of the largest fossilized T. rex skeletons ever found. What happened next included disputed land claims, poachers, drawn guns, damaged bones and, in the end, an assembled T. rex skeleton that is among the world’s most complete.
NDPD Crisis Intervention Team Training


NDPD officers receive Crisis Intervention Team training

The lack of mental health crisis services across the U.S. has resulted in police serving as first responders to most crises. Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) training programs are intended to improve the outcomes of these encounters. Recently, the Notre Dame Police Department held CIT training for its officers to better support the campus community.  
NDPD Crisis Intervention Team Training


New men’s residence hall under construction

The University is taking another step toward meeting the housing needs of undergraduate students and supporting the communities these students call home with the construction of a new men’s residence hall on the east side of campus.
OIT new assistant vice presidents


Two new OIT assistant vice presidents announced

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) has announced two promotions: As of July 1, Katie Rose, left, will serve as assistant vice president for IT strategic excellence and engagement and Tracy Weber will serve as assistant vice president for community technology experience.
First multigenerational study of Head Start shows significant gains for second generation


First multigenerational study of Head Start shows promise

New research shows large-scale intergenerational effects of the federal Head Start program, launched in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty. The program continues and serves children from families with low-income, disadvantaged circumstances.
June is National Safety Month


Report campus hazards online or through ND Mobile app

Risk Management and Safety (RMS) hopes the tips provided during National Safety Month have been helpful. Report hazards you notice on campus through the RMS website — scroll down to find the Good Catch option — or look for the Report a Hazard icon on the ND Mobile App.
New employees May 2022
LGBTQ Health Thursday, June 30 Noon Via Zoom; click to register
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