NDWorks Weekly
Campus news for faculty and staff
University of Notre Dame
Photo of MacKenzie Isaac, Class of 2020, who is a 2020 Rhodes Scholar


MacKenzie Isaac named 2022 Rhodes Scholar

MacKenzie Isaac, a 2020 graduate of Notre Dame, will study at the University of Oxford in England as a member of the U.S. Rhodes Scholar Class of 2022. As a Rhodes Scholar, Isaac plans to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy in population health. She is interested in factors such as racism and discrimination that contribute to chronic disease in communities of color. (More...)

Faith & Service

"Live with Hope" 

The presidents of two preeminent American Catholic universities — Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., of the University of Notre Dame and Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., of Boston College —  believe lay people are key to the revitalization of the Catholic Church. (More...)
ND In the News

CBS interviews Eisenman about U.S., China talks

Joshua Eisenman, associate professor of politics in the Keough School of Global Affairs, was recently interviewed by CBS News about the then-upcoming virtual talks between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping. (More...)
Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours.
Photo of Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings.


Thanksgiving meals prepared for community organizations

This year, Campus Dining will continue its tradition preparing turkey and side dishes for three South Bend organizations that host Thanksgiving meals. "Partnering with local charities is rooted deep in our mission,” said Luigi Alberganti, senior director of Campus Dining. (More...)
2021 United Way Campaign, October 19 to December 17. United Way supports programs in our community that have been vetted.


Three things to know about giving to United Way

  • Five percent of employee donations go to the Notre Dame Compassion Fund
  • It is easy to give. Donations can be made as a payroll deduction or a one-time gift.
  • Gifts contribute to early learning, success of youth and financial stability of families.
Accolades Accomplishments and recognitions. Click to read Accolades.
Sacred Places of Notre Dame, a daily Advent Journey. Click to sign up.
Photo of crown in Main Building


The Great Crown Caper: Two crowns, one crime

If you've been on the fifth floor of the Main Building, you have likely seen a larger-than-life crown in a glass case. The piece is so big, it appears it could fit on top of the Virgin Mary on the Golden Dome, and that was the intention. But the backstory gets even more interesting: The crown was part of a major on-campus heist! Read about The Great Crown Caper here.
Faculty grief support group
Prayer of Remembrance, Dec. 1, 12:15 p.m., Coleman Morse, click for more information
Staff caregiver support group, click for meeting details
View this email online.
Opt out
Subscribe to our email list.