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Staff Diversity and Inclusion Discussion Series - Fall 2016

Published: Thu Aug 25, 2016 at 12:00PM

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Designed to be participatory and highly interactive, this Discussion Series presents an opportunity 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.

November 10, 2016

Microaggressions: What are they, and is there a cure?

Experts will define and discuss examples of microaggressions and how to minimize them while making all staff feel valued and welcome. Small-group, facilitated discussions to follow.

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
South Dining Hall Oak Room (upstairs)
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2016-17 Academic Year Opening Mass and Picnic

Published: Fri Aug 19, 2016 at 02:00PM


Students, faculty, staff and their families are invited to gather for the Opening of the Academic Year Mass at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23 in the Purcell Pavilion of the Joyce Center. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. All are most welcome!

Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., University President, will serve as presider and homilist. Music for the liturgy will be provided by over 200 members of the Notre Dame Chorale, Folk Choir, Glee Club, Liturgical Choir, and Women’s Liturgical Choir, accompanied by the Concert Band. Read full article

Let Bright Horizons help with back-to-school care needs

Published: Mon Aug 8, 2016 at 02:00PM

Bright Horizons August 2016 newsletter. More about Bright Horizons

Plan Now for Fall Care Needs

Make the hectic transition from summer to fall easier with help from Bright Horizons
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On-campus health screenings begin August 10

Published: Mon Aug 8, 2016 at 01:45PM

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Free health screenings for benefit-eligible faculty, staff, and enrolled spouses begin August 10. Get a confidential health screening and be better informed about your health. Learn where you stand on such indicators as blood pressure, cholesterol, body mass index, and more.

Benefit-eligible faculty and staff who complete a screening by Nov. 4 will receive an automatic $180 credit. Faculty/staff whose eligible spouse completes a screening by Nov. 4 will receive an additional $96 credit. Read full article

Mammograms on Campus - August 12

Published: Mon Aug 8, 2016 at 12:00PM

This preventive offering is available annually for no cost to female Notre Dame faculty and staff enrolled in a University medical plan, beginning at age 40 (women age 35-39 may receive one baseline exam at no cost), and is “in-network” for both CHA and Select networks.

Friday, August 12
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Simplified performance review process for 2016-17

Published: Tue Aug 2, 2016 at 08:00AM


Attention Notre Dame staff and managing faculty: Endeavor’s performance review process has changed for the 2016-17 performance year. These changes include:

  • combined comments,
  • combined ratings,
  • flexible deadlines,
  • cascading goals, and more.

Read about these changes here Read full article