The image of track-and-field athlete John Carlos’ silent protest at the 1968 Olympics still speaks volumes five decades later. Carlos, who won bronze in the 200-meter sprint, stood on the Olympic podium that night in Mexico City, Mexico, with purpose in his heart. As the U.S. national anthem played, he bowed his head and thrust a gloved fist into the...
Employee resource groups (ERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups created by a shared characteristic, interest or life experience. Seven groups currently exist at Notre Dame: Adelante Hispanos, the Black Faculty and Staff Association, Notre Dame Staff of International Descent, Notre Dame Veterans Association, SPECTRUM (LGBTQ), THRIVE! Inspiring ND Women and Young Leaders of Notre Dame.
Erin B. Corcoran has been appointed executive director of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School for Global Affairs.
The office will expand the University’s support for Notre Dame-enrolled veterans and their families, active-duty and ROTC students and those who are dependents of service members.
The members of the Robinson Shakespeare Company range in age from 12 to 18. They come from different schools and different backgrounds, with different talents and different motivations. After months of preparation and anticipation, the group travels to England to perform Cymbeline and explore Shakespearean history in Stratford-upon-Avon and London.
Campus Ministry seeks to nurture the faith development of both Catholic and non-Catholic students in their time at Notre Dame.
“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.
The Center for Arts and Culture provides educational opportunities and inspiration through the creation and appreciation of art, the study of cultures and community engagement.
Notre Dame grad, Gilberto Marxuach-Torros ’88, was coordinating relief efforts through the Universidad del Sagrado Corazon, where he serves as president. I was there to spend a week with the university and its students, an experience that would lead to “Puerto Rico Rising,” a feature story in Notre Dame magazine’s winter issue.
NBA Hall of Famer David Robinson and his son, a Notre Dame graduate and former football player Corey Robinson will be the featured keynote speakers during the University of Notre Dame's Martin Luther King Celebration luncheon on Jan. 22 (Monday).
This event, which explores Native American Awareness: Pathways of Understanding, is part of the diversity workshop series. No RSVP is required.
The Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, located in South Bend, seeks to educate people through art, culture and community engagement. Associate director of community relations Jackie Rucker said the South Bend community created the idea.
On Sunday, the 32 pilgrims visited Prophetstown State Park in West Lafayette. John P. Warren, chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians, accompanied them, holding a morning ceremony at the Circle of Stones.
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.
Walk the Walk Week offers opportunities for students, faculty, staff and the broader community to celebrate the diversity that exists on campus and to reflect on ways to make Notre Dame even more welcoming and inclusive.
The luncheon — sponsored by the Office of the President and the President’s Oversight Committee on Diversity and Inclusion — featured former student body president Corey Robinson and his father, retired former NBA Hall of Famer and philanthropist David Robinson, as keynote speakers.
Fall 2017 Staff Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Series Participatory and highly interactive, this discussion series presents opportunities for all Notre Dame staff to share experiences, learn from each other, and ultimately grow to make the University a more diverse and inclusive place where everyone can do their very best work.…
After seven years of active duty in the U.S. Air Force, Lance Nettrouer, a training and development specialist in Building Services, joined the Indiana National Guard so he could continue to serve his country.
The Institute for Latino Studies at Notre Dame will host a series of events in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
The University of Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing (NDIGI) and the Mendoza College of Business are announcing a new partnership with Girls Who Invest, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in portfolio management and executive leadership in the asset management industry.…
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.