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University to celebrate Founders' Day with events

Join us as we mark Founders’ Day on Oct. 12 and 13. Early in the University’s history, Founders’ Day was a campus-wide celebration on the feast day (Oct. 13) of Edward the Confessor, patron saint of Rev. Edward Sorin, C.S.C., the Holy Cross priest who founded Notre Dame. Notre Dame is reviving the celebration as an opportunity to consider our history, understand our present and imagine our future. To learn more about Founders’ Day events, please visit
Pinar Zorlutuna talks with one of her graduate students in her lab. (Photo by Matt Cashore/University of Notre Dame)


Low-cost device could diagnose heart attacks in minutes

Researchers at Notre Dame and the University of Florida have developed a sensor that could diagnose a heart attack in less than 30 minutes. It currently takes health care professionals hours to diagnose a heart attack. (More...
“The current methods used to diagnose a heart attack are not only time intensive, but also have to be applied within a certain window of time to get accurate results. Our sensor ... can quickly diagnose more than just heart attacks without the timeline limitation.” — Pinar Zorlutuna, the Sheehan Family Collegiate Professor of Engineering

ND in the News 

Pandemic, other events still causing shortages and price spikes 

Kaitlin Wowak, a management professor, talks to the Associated Press about how the pandemic and other events are wreaking havoc on the petrochemical supply chain, an impact that will be felt for some time. (More...)
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OMVA seeks host families for military-connected students

Notre Dame's Office of Military and Veterans Affairs is looking for local families to serve as support systems to military-connected students. Each host family will offer friendship as well as a comfortable environment for the students to visit at least once a month. (More…)
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Staff support group for caregivers meets today, virtually 

Are you a staff member currently caring for a child, an aging parent or a loved one with special needs? The Staff Caregiver Support Group meets at noon on the first Tuesday of each month. Emotional well-being staff from the Notre Dame Wellness Center facilitate these Zoom meetings. Find this and other resources on the HR website
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Calm App offers (much) more than relaxation techniques 

Did you know you have access to a premium subscription to the Calm App? It provides tools to help you relax, focus and rest, offering guided sessions on sleep, meditation and relaxation. Kathryn Vidrine, a graduate career consultant, shares her experience with the Learn to Meditate program on the app. (More...
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Gift Idea

It's not to early to think about holiday gift-giving

Know someone who loves Notre Dame and wine? Now, there's a club for that. A Notre Dame Family Wines Club membership makes an elegant holiday gift for someone special. The wines are produced by alumni, parents and friends and shipped a few bottles at a time. (More...)
In Memory of recently deceased employees and retirees
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