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Hill in the Holy Land 

This series, produced by Strategic Content, includes podcasts, videos and photographs which will transport you to Jerusalem. Learn how and why Notre Dame established a presence in the Holy City 50 years ago. The project to found a one-of-a-kind center for Christian theological research and dialogue was the dream of a pope and led by none other than the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, C.S.C. (More...)

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Tomorrow: 'Commemorating the Sultan and the Saint'

The Keough School’s Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion will host an interfaith conversation between Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, and Daoud Casewit, president of American Islamic College, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Nanovic Hall Forum. (More...)

Submission deadline moved to Monday for Dec. 2 edition 

If you have an event, deadline, etc., for the Monday, Dec. 2, edition of the TheWeek@ND, please submit it by 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25. This will allow the Internal Communications team to produce a timely e-newsletter and enjoy the holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving! 

University News

Martin family gift endows associate provost position

Vice President Bryan Ritchie, who leads the IDEA Center, the University’s hub for innovation and commercialization, will now hold the title of Vice President and Cathy and John Martin Associate Provost for Innovation. The Martins contributed $5 million to support and endow the position for the future. (More...)

Community News

Clinic helps survivors of domestic violence with expungement

In addition to physical and emotional trauma, survivors of domestic violence often emerge from abusive relationships with criminal records, which makes it difficult to find housing and employment. Chris Kozelichki, a former deputy prosecutor and now assistant director for career development at Notre Dame Law School, and 45 law students hosted an expungement clinic recently at the YWCA of North Central Indiana in South Bend. (More...)

Campus News

Main Building to get a carpet 'refresh'

Workers will install new carpet in Main Building over winter break. The existing carpet is 20 years old. Most of the work will be completed by the time staff returns in January. NDWorks Weekly asked interior architect Julie Boynton, what's underneath the carpet? (More...)


Meet the Football Friday bagpiper 

As associate director of Study Abroad, David Younger encourages students to experience the cultures of global destinations. In his free time he transports people to faraway places through his music. Every Football Friday for the past five years, he has greeted Fighting Irish fans at the Morris Inn with his pipes. When it's warmer out, he plays his bagpipes on the Wind Family Fireside Terrace. In colder months, he plays the quieter Scottish small pipes in the lobby, which is where NDWorks caught up with him on Friday. He'll be there this Friday, too! (More...)

Campus News

Building Services honored at Saturday's game against Navy 

The Building Services team that sets up for events held in the new stadium spaces created by the Campus Crossroads Project was honored with the Presidential Team Irish Award at Saturday's home football game. The award recognizes staff teams that exemplify the University’s Core Values of integrity, accountability, teamwork, leadership in mission and leadership in excellence. (More...)

Scene@ND (photo gallery)

Faculty and staff celebrate FLI Week with students

This month the Office of Student Enrichment hosted FLI Week, or First-Generation Low Income Week. Faculty and staff wore FLI shirts on Nov. 4 to show students there is a community of higher education professionals who have lived the unique experience of attending college as  first-generation, low income. (More...)

Campus News

Anthony Travel recognized for 'outstanding and timely' service

Procurement Services recently recognized the on-campus travel agency, Anthony Travel, with its inaugural Customer Engagement Award. The procurement office reviewed hundreds of comments from faculty and staff before choosing to honor the vendor for its "outstanding and timely" service. (More...)

Taste that! (Recipe)

Invite bread pudding to Thanksgiving this year

Thanksgiving dinner revelers expect pumpkin and apple pies on the dessert table, but how about shaking things up? The Notre Dame Stadium concessions team shares its recipe for this fan favorite: White Chocolate Bread Pudding. (More...)

Community News   

Campus Dining to prepare turkey and sides for community 

Notre Dame will contribute to three Thanksgiving dinners in the community. Lisa Yates with Campus Dining says cooks will prepare 450 pounds of green beans and 450 pounds of sweet potatoes for Hope Ministries, plus full spreads for guests at St. Margaret's House and the Center for the Homeless. (More...)

Community News

Finance staff steps up to serve in the community

Service in the community is business as usual for the Finance Division. Lending a hand is a reflection of the University’s Catholic character and institutional mission. Recently, the division’s Community Service Committee organized several opportunities and staff stepped up. (More...)

Community News

Local service agencies seek holiday elves 

If your family or office is looking for a service project this holiday season, the University's Office of Public Affairs has ideas from local charities. For example, St. Margaret's House, a dayhouse in South Bend for women and children, has opportunities to "adopt" a family, while Indiana Health Centers is collecting warm coats and other essentials for those who are homeless. (More...)
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