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Research Administration Training Program builds competencies

Author: Gene Stowe

Grant Writing

The University of Notre Dame Research Administration Training Program has trained more than 80 people on campus since it was launched in 2013. The four-day interactive program is designed to train research administrators on the entirety of the research lifecycle, from idea generation and grant writing through budgeting and publication in order to keep Notre Dame researchers and their administrators up to date with the latest information in order to remain competitive in the ever-changing research landscape. The certificate course, a blend of in-person and online learning, is offered twice a year.

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Notre Dame will appeal NCAA decision

Author: Paul J. Browne

University Of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame will appeal the decision announced Nov. 22 by the NCAA Committee on Infractions to vacate 2012 and 2013 football victories.

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Fall Town Hall topics include internationalization, diversity and inclusion

Author: Cidni Sanders

Jenkins Town Hall

More than 1,600 employees attended the University’s fall Town Hall meetings in early October. Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., and Executive Vice President John Affleck-Graves provided updates on a number of University initiatives and programs, including internationalization, diversity and inclusion, campus safety and benefits.

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Employee-led groups assist University in recruitment, retention

Author: Cidni Sanders

ThriveTHRIVE! officers

Eric Love is encouraging the campus community to take advantage of some new resources to aid in the recruitment and retention of diverse employees. 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 under way to establish an international group as well as an LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer/questioning) group.

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Notre Dame’s Grace Watkins and Alexis Doyle named Rhodes Scholars

Author: William G. Gilroy

Grace Watkins And Alexis Doyle

Watkins, a native of Blacksburg, Virginia, and Doyle, of Los Altos, California, are two of 32 Rhodes Scholars selected from a pool of 882 candidates who had been endorsed by their colleges and universities. They are Notre Dame’s 18th and 19th Rhodes Scholars and will commence their studies at Oxford University in October.

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Sights and sounds from the 2016 Shamrock Series

Author: Sue Lister and Andy Fuller

Shamrock Series

Along with a win on the field, University of Notre Dame fans young and old participated in the weekend’s activities in San Antonio, Texas, that ranged from science experiments and panel discussions on the recent presidential election to Mass, various pep performances by the Notre Dame Marching Band and a 5K race.

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NDSP to accept food donations as payment for parking fines

Author: Cidni Sanders

Food Fines

Notre Dame Security Police’s Parking Services is offering a payment option that allows you to help the community, while also going easier on your wallet. The department is launching Food for Fines, a program that will accept non-perishable food donations as payment for parking tickets and fines. The program runs from Nov. 14 to Dec. 9. Each donated canned good or food item will be worth $2 in fine payments. Up to 30 food items can be donated per person, for a maximum fine value of $60.

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John Jurek

Author: Dar Cutrona

John Jurek, usher in the athletics department, died Saturday, Nov. 5. Visitation will be from 2 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 at Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix in South Bend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1050 Wilber Street in South Bend.…

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