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New study unravels the complexity of childhood obesity

Notre Dame researchers examine how various psychological characteristics of children struggling with their weight, such as loneliness, anxiety and shyness, combined with similar characteristics of their parents or guardians and family dynamics affect outcomes of nutritional intervention. “Psychological characteristics clearly have interactional effects,” says Nitesh Chawla, the Frank M. Freimann Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, director of the Center for Network and Data Science and a lead author of the study. (More...)


Resolve to improve your health in the new year 

Hold yourself accountable to your fitness goals. Register for Storm the Stadium, which takes place Saturday, April 25. Watch the video below for a sneak peek of the event.


Jan/Feb 2020 print edition is published

Did you know Notre Dame's decision to stop using coal dovetails with the pope's call to care for the Earth?
Get acquainted with Paul Kempf, who leads the University's efforts to provide sustainable energy to campus. Paul's late father worked here doing a similar job.
Turns out there are lots of family connections at Notre Dame. Tony Fuller and Andy Fuller are brothers and colleagues.
Find these stories in NDWorks, available on campus or online. (Download.)

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New tech showcased at Consumer Electronics Show 

About a dozen Notre Dame students and staff are at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week to display working prototypes of new hardware and software products for the home security, public works and health care industries. (More on the four inventions.)


Service is part of the Notre Dame culture

The week before Christmas, Notre Dame elves were busy around South Bend volunteering their time as part of their holiday festivities. The News and Media Relations team, part of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, spent an afternoon serving at the Salvation Army Kroc Center. (Click for photo gallery.) The next time your team is serving in the community, send photos and captions to ndworks@nd.edu

Campus News

St. Michael’s operates from one location 

St. Michael’s Laundry now operates exclusively from its main plant on St. Joseph Drive, near the Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. (See map.) The laundry’s distribution center, which had faced the St. Liam parking lot, closed recently due to fewer customers using the location. Customers will find it easy to park at the main plant, which is open 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Questions? Email Larose Saint Jean, director of St. Michael’s Laundry.

Campus News

Hot water system flushing this week

The Utilities Department will perform the annual flushing of the hot water system this Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 8-9. During this time, the water may appear discolored and the water pressure may be lower than normal. Questions? Call Brad Prestin with Utilities at 1-5786.

Campus News 

Basilica closed for maintenance through Friday

The Basilica of the Sacred Heart is closed through Friday, Jan. 10, for maintenance. No services will be held during this time due to potentially unsafe conditions. (More...)

Campus News

Sorin Court parking outside Main Building 

Due to construction at Brownson Hall, new parking restrictions are in place along Sorin Court, north of the Main Building, through the summer of 2021. No parking is allowed on the west side of Sorin Court from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drivers may park, with flashers, on the east side of Sorin Court for up to 10 minutes to load and unload. To offset the loss of parking, 90-minute parking will be allowed outside Lewis Hall. (See map.).

Campus News

Shuttle route change

From Thursday, Jan. 2, through the summer of 2021, the Notre Dame Shuttle’s Main Building drop-off and pickup point will be in the St. Liam parking lot by the Mail Distribution Center. The shuttle will not use the circle drive north of Main Building during this time. (See shuttle route map.)
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