This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
This is a weekly newsletter for faculty and staff at Notre Dame.
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Campus news for faculty and staff
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Hail to the Chief 

On September 29, the University will host the first debate in the 2020 election series. This is the first time Notre Dame has hosted a presidential debate. The University has a long history of welcoming sitting presidents, vice presidents and candidates for national office to campus for various speaking engagements and ceremonies. Take a look back. (More...)


Debates are critical to civic engagement 

“I’m not sure debates change minds. But what they do is invigorate people to investigate the candidates and then ultimately vote," says Robert Schmuhl, professor emeritus of American Studies. Schmuhl talks about the fundamentals of debate. (More...)
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A rector finds community in an empty residence hall

“Are you still a rector if there aren’t students in your hall?” This is the question Kayla August found herself asking another rector after finding out that classes would go online and students would not be returning to campus. August is still on campus, and still connecting with students, in her own way. (More...)

Campus News

Utilities takes precautions for staff during pandemic

It’s anything but business as usual at the campus power plant. Since mid-March, the building has only been open to plant personnel, and when staff start their shifts, they use hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes and take their body temperature. (More...)  


Enhance your well-being
while working remotely

During this difficult time, Human Resources reminds faculty and staff that, as part of your comprehensive benefits, there are medical, physical, emotional, financial and spiritual well-being resources availlable. (More...)


NDFD shares pandemic-modified CPR guidelines

The fire department’s medical outreach team would like to call your attention to interim American Heart Association CPR guidelines modified in light of the coronavirus pandemic. (More...)

Fraud Alert 

Coronavirus Tax Relief Payment Scams Abound

The Office of Information Technologies (OIT) warns you that email scammers and con artists will attempt to steal coronavirus tax relief payments by any means possible. (More...)
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Earth Day is Wednesday! Celebrate with these activities 

The Office of Sustainability planned to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day with a number of on-campus activities. For now, a virtual celebration will have to do. Here’s a “top ten” list of things to do from home to show your love for Mother Earth. (More...)


Earth Day Mass  

On Wednesday, April 22, the 11:30 a.m. live-streamed Mass from the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will recognize Earth Day as we continue to celebrate the new life we receive in the Easter season. Rev. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., will be the celebrant. 
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DPAC announces the 2020-2021 performance series 

Next season offers 31 performances in a variety of genres, ranging from a cappella choral music to a recital by one of the world’s most revered instrumentalists, Yo-Yo Ma. Choose-Your-Own season ticket sales begin May 11. Single ticket sales begin July 20. (More...)

The Shirt

The tradition continues! 

When you buy The Shirt, you're not just buying spirit wear. You're helping raise funds for student clubs and organizations, The Shirt Charity Fund and the Student Experience Fund, which ensures all students have access to the full Notre Dame experience. With more than three million shirts sold, $12 million has been raised for The Shirt Project charities. Order your shirt from the Hammes bookstore. (More...)
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