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Happening today: Prayer service for peace 

In light of recent events in Israel and Palestine, you are invited to join Campus Ministry to pray for peace in our world. An interfaith service will take place from 7 to 7:30 p.m. today (Oct. 10) at Our Lady of the Lake World Peace Plaza. Rev. Pete McCormick, C.S.C., assistant vice president of Campus Ministry, will preside at the service that will include communal prayer for peace and readings from the holy books of major world religions.
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Public service is a core part of Notre Dame’s ethos, including a deep tradition of military service

Laura Parker McAleer, class of 98, associate vice president for federal and Washington relations, sat down with Adm. Christopher W. Grady, class of ’84, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Gen. Bryan P. Fenton, class of ’87, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, to discuss the importance of ND graduates serving in national security leadership positions.
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Government funding for science hits 25-year low

Jill Pentimonti, executive director of research advancement, told Nature, a research journal, that Congress’ failure to adequately fund science agencies threatens to weaken our position as a global leader in innovation and stifle our economic growth.”


Former secretary of state to speak at Notre Dame

Michael Pompeo, the 70th U.S. Secretary of State, will speak at Notre Dame at 4 p.m. Friday (Oct. 13) in DeBartolo Hall, Room 101. The talk will serve as the Center for Citizenship and Constitutional Governments second annual Jeanie Poole O’Shaughnessy Memorial Lecture and is titled “Religious Liberty, Courage and the Necessity of Leadership.” The event is free but ticketed, and is open to the Notre Dame community

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ND employees are critical to the success of United Way

Gwen O’Brien, director of community relations, and Lauren Smyth, vice president of mission advancement for the United Way of St. Joseph County, talk with NDWorks about who your donations benefit and how the United Way makes it easy to make an impact.
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Notre Dame’s TRIO programs join Enrollment Division

The University’s TRIO Programs have joined the Enrollment Division as of July 1. The move will further the division’s emphasis on outreach and pre-college accompaniment efforts.
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University announces plans for construction of two new residence halls

The University announced plans for the construction of two new undergraduate halls on the south side of campus. The project will entail the decommissioning of Pangborn and Fisher Halls to make room for the new residence halls.
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Zombie festival highlights safety during National Preparedness Month

Hundreds of faculty, staff and students took part in the first Zombie Preparedness Festival put on by Campus Safety outside Notre Dame Stadium on Sept. 28. Attendees visited booths and tables for safety information, demonstrations and giveaways. Warning: Some photos may be scary!
Pete Zahrt, left, and Chad Mastagh


Local startups look to IDEA Center for ‘unfair advantage’

Read how a federal law enforcement officer with the National Park Service teamed up with the IDEA Center to create a better, safer way to test drivers for horizontal gaze nystagmus, a relatively common response to visual stimuli that becomes more pronounced when a person is intoxicated.
The IDEA Center is a hub of entrepreneurship at the University. We were really chartered and exist for the reason that we believe we can create prosperity by educating entrepreneurs and growing companies. — Ryan Kreager, IDEA Center assistant director of entrepreneurship
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