“We talked about connectedness, and how important it is to know who we are and where we came from. We are more diverse than we think, and we have more in common than we know,” said Eric Love, director of staff diversity and inclusion.
At Notre Dame, the home of the Fighting Irish, the University’s founder, Father Edward Sorin, CSC, actually banned observance of St. Patrick’s Day.
Diane Nash led the first successful campaign to desegregate lunch counters, was a part of the Selma voting rights movement and co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Around 60 percent of staff — nearly 3,000 people — have been trained through “We Are All ND” seminars required for all non-supervisory staff and “Multicultural Competencies: Hiring Game Changers” aimed at managers and supervisors.
Celebration event in observance of Chinese New Year.
The principles of Catholic Social Tradition (CST) are broad, encompassing such ideas as solidarity, care for creation and rights of workers. Implementing those principles can be difficult, visiting professor of Catholic Social Tradition and community engagement Clemens Sedmack said.
The Snite Museum held a special exhibition on Monday afternoon of 17 photographs that capturing some of the touchstone moments of the Civil Rights movement as part of Notre Dame’s “Walk the Walk” Week.
The following is a transcript of Professor Luis Ricardo Fraga's opening remarks at the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 23.
For the second consecutive year, the University invites students, faculty and staff to come together in January to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and celebrate the diversity of the campus community. On King Day, Monday, Jan. 16, there will be a Candlelight Prayer Service in the Main Building rotunda at 11 p.m. The event is open to...
Faculty from the Stayer Center for Executive Education and Balk University will develop a master's program in finance and accountancy. The venture aims to enhance the skills and employability of technically qualified and professionally capable Afghan women and men in the private and public sectors.
Lorenzo Perez served in the U.S. Marines for eight years as a rifleman. Now out of the service, he’s taking on another challenge as he makes the transition back to civilian life — pursuing a college degree.
The bells of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart will ring out in celebration and welcoming of immigrants from around the world.
A statement on guidance memos released by the Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday (Feb. 21).
In celebration of Black History Month, groups at the University of Notre Dame are holding several events.
A statement on President Trump’s recent Executive Order.
Eric Love wants to engage staff from all across the University and at every level of employment in building a more inclusive Notre Dame community. He organized the MLK Unity Summit to help in that endeavor.
Three thousand members of the University community gathered Monday (Jan. 23) to reflect on the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and what they mean for America today in the midst of national division. The luncheon program featured a conversation with U.S Court of Appeals Judge Ann Claire Williams, a Notre Dame alumna and trustee.
The collaboration allows ACE to work with the staffs of five Catholic mission schools and help the 1,300 students and their families along their educational journeys.
Christmas nativity scenes recreated by cultures from around the world are on display in six campus buildings from Nov. 28 through Jan. 31.
Following an acrimonious election season, the University of Notre Dame invited the campus community to take part in an interfaith prayer service on Nov. 14 to pray for peace for the nation, wisdom for leaders and care for the most vulnerable.
Thomas Waldschmidt, safety specialist in Risk Management and Safety, joined the University in January, along with his service dog Bodie, a 5-month-old golden retriever that’s been his partner since March. Waldschmidt is training Bodie as a hearing service dog.
An excerpt of Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.'s remarks at an interfaith prayer service to pray for peace for the nation, wisdom for leaders and care for the most vulnerable.
Programs include musical groups, weekly adoration in the chapel; the Catholic Identity Association, which supports Catholic student groups on campus; the Muslim Student Association and the Jewish Student Association.
At a Mass for immigrants and refugees at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on Monday night, associate professor of theology Fr. Daniel Groody said the United States’ and Catholics’ attitude towards immigrants and refugees is of utmost importance.
Pamela Nolan Young, director for academic diversity and inclusion, joined the University in April 2016. It is a newly created role, the result of the work of the President’s Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion and the emphasis President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., has placed on diversity since the committee was formed in 2013.
From its roots in the Bronx in the 1970s til now, hip-hop and rap music has had its finger on the pulse of social issues in the United States. Monday night, in the Carey Auditorium of the Hesburgh Library, Aisha Fukushima, a “rap activist” or “RAPtivist,” explored the ability of hip-hop and rap to act as a catalyst for change.
The following is a transcript of University of Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C.'s reflection at the University's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon on Jan. 23.
watch video More than 700 students, administrators, faculty, staff and guests gathered late Monday evening (Jan. 16) in the Main Building Rotunda for a candlelight prayer service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Employee resource groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups created by a shared characteristic, interest or life experience. Three groups currently exist at Notre Dame: the Black Faculty and Staff Association, THRIVE! Women’s Leadership and Young Leaders of Notre Dame. A fourth group focusing on the Hispanic community just completed its charter and will soon begin accepting members. And work is...
Keri Kei Shibata, the University’s recently appointed police chief, is a 12-year veteran of the Notre Dame Security Police Department (NDSP).