Football weekend events: Notre Dame vs. Nevada

Author: William G. Gilroy

Marching Band concert on Bond Hall steps

Visitors coming to campus for this weekend’s football game against the University of Nevada will find a variety of events to take part in, from lectures to concerts to tours.

Friday (Sept. 9)

  • The Notre Dame Alumni Association kicks off its Football Fridays with its On the Sidelines lecture from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium. The lecture, “Follow the Money: The Fight Against Terrorist Financing,” features Jimmy Gurulé, professor of law and former undersecretary for enforcement with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
  • The Alumni Association will host former Notre Dame football All-American cornerback Shane Walton in “Catching up with Shane Walton,” from 3 to 3:30 p.m. on the ND Live Stage.
  • The Cushwa Center for American Catholicism’s annual Hibernian Lecture takes place at 4 p.m. in Geddes Hall, where author and poet Thomas Lynch will discuss “Shoulders and Shovelwork: Dead Poets and Escatologies.”
  • The Notre Dame Marching Band steps off from the Main Building at 4:30 p.m.
  • The Notre Dame Glee Club will have an open rehearsal from 5 to 5:30 p.m. in Room 329, Coleman-Morse Hall.
  • A pep rally takes place at 5:45 p.m. outside the Rockne Memorial Building.

Saturday (Sept. 10)

  • “St. Joseph: A Father Rich in Mercy,” 10:30 a.m. in Andrews Auditorium in the lower level of Geddes Hall, with John Cavadini, professor of theology and director of the Institute for Church Life, as part of the Institute for Church Life’s Saturdays with the Saints.
  • “The Epidemic of Pervasive Athletic Injuries in Adolescents: Ethical Considerations,” 11 a.m. in room 101 of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Frederick Azar, chief of staff at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic where he is a professor of orthopedic surgery. This is part of the Dooley Society Lecture Series.
  • “Falling from Jupiter: Orbits, Spaceflight and Juno’s 5-year Journey,” noon in the Digital Visualization Theater of the Jordan Hall of Science, with Keith Davis, director of the Digital Visualization Theater, as part of the College of Science’s Saturday Science Exploration Series.
  • “What Judges Want: Goals and Personality on the U.S. Supreme Court,” 12:30 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art, with Matthew E.K. Hall, associate professor, Department of Political Science, as part of the College of Arts and Letters’ Saturday Scholar Series.
  • From 12:40 to 1:10 p.m., the Glee Club will sing in a concert on the Library Quad near the Reflecting Pool.
  • The Notre Dame Marching Band’s Concert on the Steps will take place at 2 p.m. at Bond Hall.
  • Trumpets Under the Dome will take place at 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of the Main Building.
  • Mass is offered 30 minutes after completion of the football game in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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