Staff Stories

A conversation with Chris Temple

Natalie Davis Miller, NDWorks

Chris Temple has worked in the Office of the Registrar for 18 years. During that time, he spent 12 years working toward a doctoral degree. He adds this to his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Notre Dame and two master’s degrees (in science from Indiana University, and in history from Notre Dame). It is only fitting that an assistant registrar...

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Carla Harris, business leader and gospel singer, to receive Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal

Amanda Skofstad

Carla Harris, vice chairman of wealth management and senior client adviser at Morgan Stanley — as well as a celebrated gospel singer, speaker and author — will be awarded the University of Notre Dame’s 2021 Laetare Medal, the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics, at the 176th University Commencement Ceremony on May 23 (Sunday).

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Begin with empathy: Notre Dame Ethics Week explores finding common ground

Carol Elliott

Notre Dame Ethics Week, held Feb. 16-19, features four events exploring the theme “Beginning with Empathy: Listening and Learning From Others.” The sessions explore a wide range of topics related to empathy, including the underlying science, diversity and inclusion, teaching empathy as part of problem solving and how medical professionals employ empathy.

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Statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on first anniversary of murder of George Floyd

Notre Dame News

“The brutal death of George Floyd a year ago today caused soul-searching not only among municipalities and how they police their citizens, but among us all, including Notre Dame. We continue to work to better achieve diversity, equity and inclusion across the University and foster an environment in which each person’s dignity is respected, community is cultivated and the evil...

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I am ND: Meet Eric T. Styles

Being a rector in a Notre Dame residence hall is like being a cruise director who provides spiritual guidance, according to Carroll Hall rector Eric T. Styles. Social programming and administrative duties are standard for residential living among higher education institutions. But the emotional and spiritual support rectors provide to residents is uniquely Notre Dame. The rector is the chief...

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FDO offers staff equity programming during Walk the Walk Week

NDWorks

The Facilities Design and Operations (FDO) division celebrated Walk the Walk Week, Feb. 22-28, with its own efforts to ‘walk the walk.’ In the fall, the division founded Equity FDO, an initiative for staff to learn more about diversity, equity and inclusion with the mission "to achieve a culture within FDO that embraces and empowers all individuals and celebrates their uniqueness."...

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Fulbright students share language, culture with local school children, translate texts for parents amid pandemic

Erin Blasko

The Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) program at the University of Notre Dame is unique among FLTA programs in that it involves community engagement as well as teaching, exposing educators from around the world to life beyond Notre Dame’s campus while introducing local school children to different peoples and cultures.

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The Rome Gateway commemorates the International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Costanza Montanari

The Rome Gateway has had a special connection to the historical heritage of the Jewish presence in Rome since the acquisition of the ND Villa, the living-learning community where the students of the University of Notre Dame in Rome live, located in Via Celimontana. The ND Villa housed a Jewish school in the two-year period from 1938 to 1940

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