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University Strategic Framework planning site launched

The University recently announced the launch of the planning process for the next University Strategic Framework. To provide the University community with more information on the process, the University has launched strategicframework.nd.edu.


PFAs research expands to drinking water and face masks

Physics professor Graham Peaslee and other Notre Dame researchers studying the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in consumer products and textiles have expanded their research to include drinking water and face masks. PFAS are a toxic class of chemicals.


The writing on the wall: More writing courses needed for science majors

Deanna Ferrell, senior assistant director of marketing communications for the College of Science (CoS), is what you would call a team player. When the college identified a need for more writing courses for CoS majors, Ferrell asked if she could help.
 “Deanna heard of a need in the college for more writing-intensive courses, inquired how she might lend her expertise as a science writer to help fill a gap, and now is teaching in addition to writing for the college. It fills a need the college had while providing Deanna with further career satisfaction opportunities.” — Tammi Freehling, senior associate director of marketing communications, CoS
Wellness Center construction update


Temporary inconveniences during expansion project

The pharmacy drive-thru will be closed beginning on Saturday, June 25, through mid-August. Curbside pickup and free shipping of (most) prescription refills will be available. The pharmacy will be open to foot traffic. On Monday, June 27, the main entrance to the Wellness Center will be closed to be remodeled. It is expected to reopen on Tuesday, July 5. Here are details.
June is National Safety Month


Proactive measures can reduce workplace injuries

June is National Safety Month. Risk Management and Safety is highlighting common workplace injuries and how to prevent them. Learn the top three injuries in the workplace and steps to prevent them. Take a quiz and receive a prize. All entries will be entered in the grand prize drawing for a $100 gift card. 
We'll see you on June 25th for Billy Joel at Notre Dame. Plan you experience now. Click for details.


Enroll in popular technology training classes

Summer is a great time to learn a new skill or enhance an existing one. The Office of Information Technologies is offering spreadsheet and Qualtrics forms classes in July.
Men's Health Tuesday, June 28 2:30 p.m. Via Zoom Jesse Mills, MD Associate Clinical Professor of Urology Director of The Men’s Clinic UCLA Brought to you by Human Resources and Summus
Faculty/staff caregivers support group, click for meeting details
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