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May 22

Saturday May 22, 2021

Commencement Weekend

Location: campus-wide

The University of Notre Dame continues to navigate the many challenges and impact of COVID-19, and announced (in early February 2021) the following plans for celebrating the many impressive accomplishments of its 2021 and 2020 graduates:…

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May 23

Sunday May 23, 2021

Commencement Weekend

Location: campus-wide

The University of Notre Dame continues to navigate the many challenges and impact of COVID-19, and announced (in early February 2021) the following plans for celebrating the many impressive accomplishments of its 2021 and 2020 graduates:…

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May 23

Sunday May 23, 2021

College of Arts & Letters 2021 Diploma Ceremony

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Location: Notre Dame Stadium

The conferral of degrees will take place during the Notre Dame Commencement exercises Sunday morning, but students will be recognized individually during the Arts and Letters Diploma Ceremony at 2 p.m.

Sarah A. Mustillo, I.A. O’Shaughnessy Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, will preside over the ceremony. Masks are required, and physical distancing will be observed.

For more information, including a schedule of events for commencement weekend, please visit the University's commencement website.

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May 27

Thursday May 27, 2021

Is America Entering a New Secular Age?

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Rapid growth of secular identities and beliefs in America is transforming the religious and political landscape. “Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics” (Cambridge University Press, 2021) documents the rise of the country’s largest “religious” group and its distinctive set of beliefs and preferences. The authors investigate the political causes and consequences of this secular surge, drawing on unique survey data, including interviews with members of the American Humanist Association.…

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Jun 14

Monday Jun 14, 2021

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Virtual Event

Summer Institute

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021. 

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from over 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

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Jun 15

Tuesday Jun 15, 2021

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Virtual Event

Summer Institute

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021. 

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from over 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

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Jun 16

Wednesday Jun 16, 2021

Teaching Peace in the 21st Century: 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty

Location: Virtual Event

Summer Institute

The University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is planning for an innovative and fully virtual Summer Institute from June 14-16, 2021. 

The Summer Institute brings together teams of academics who want to launch peace studies programs at their colleges or universities; strengthen or develop a new dimension to peace studies programs; or move established peace studies programs to the next level of design and rigor. Since its inception, the Summer Institute has hosted 400+ attendees from over 100 different institutions—including 23 Catholic colleges and universities—across 6 continents.

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Jun 29

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021

Anti-Asian Violence in South Bend and Indiana: Understanding and Combating Discrimination in Our Communities

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Location: Virtual

Presenters: 
Tengfei Luo, Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame 
Sharon Yoon, Assistant Professor of Korean Studies, University of Notre Dame
Kristine Yuen, LinkedIn Design Manager, Notre Dame alumna, and former South Bend resident 
Black Lives Matter South Bend Representatives 

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Jun 30

Wednesday Jun 30, 2021

Flash Panel: Central American Democracy in Peril? New Findings from El Salvador in Context

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Location: Online Zoom Webinar

Is the democratic experiment over in El Salvador?  The University Institute for Public Opinion at the University of Central America (UCA) recently polled Salvadorans on the direction of their country and what these developments mean for migration. Join us as we explore their findings and what they mean for development and migration in the region with experts from the UCA and the University of Notre Dame.

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Aug 19

Thursday Aug 19, 2021

Symposium: The U.S.-Austria Peace Treaty at 100: Historical, Political, and Moral Perspectives

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Location: Online

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The United States of America and Austria signed a treaty "to establish securely friendly relations between the two nations" on August 21, 1921, after the devastation of World War I. This symposium will look at the historical, political, and moral perspectives of the treaty and the impacts that are felt today.…

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Aug 19

Thursday Aug 19, 2021

Lecture with Nicole Phelps: "The U.S.-Austrian Treaty of 1921 and the Reconfiguration of Euro-American Relations"

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Location: Online

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Nicole Phelps, associate professor of history at the University of Vermont, will deliver the keynote address “The U.S.-Austrian Treaty of 1921 and the Reconfiguration of Euro-American Relations” for the online symposium “The U.S.-Austria Peace Treaty at 100: Historical, Political, and Moral Perspectives”

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Aug 20

Friday Aug 20, 2021

Welcome Weekend

Location: throughout campus

The Welcome Week experience will begin on August 20th! You can find information about campus arrival times and activities on campus here

NOTE: Plans are subject to change based on our evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its impact. These changes will be communicated via the ND Mobile App

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Aug 21

Saturday Aug 21, 2021

Welcome Weekend

Location: throughout campus

The Welcome Week experience will begin on August 20th! You can find information about campus arrival times and activities on campus here

NOTE: Plans are subject to change based on our evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its impact. These changes will be communicated via the ND Mobile App

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Aug 22

Sunday Aug 22, 2021

Welcome Weekend

Location: throughout campus

The Welcome Week experience will begin on August 20th! You can find information about campus arrival times and activities on campus here

NOTE: Plans are subject to change based on our evolving understanding of COVID-19 and its impact. These changes will be communicated via the ND Mobile App

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Aug 23

Monday Aug 23, 2021

Lecture and Reception with Ambassador Martin Weiss

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Location: Snite Museum of Art

The Ambassador of Austria to the United States, Martin Weiss, will deliver a talk entitled, "Transatlantic Relations—an Austrian Perspective—1921-2021."
Ambassador Martin Weiss

A reception will follow the lecture to celebrate the conclusion of "The U.S.-Austria Peace Treaty at 100: Historical, Political, and Moral Perspectives"

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Aug 25

Wednesday Aug 25, 2021

Graduate Minor in Peace Studies Open House

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Location: Kroc Institute First Floor Lounge, Hesburgh Center for International Studies

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All current graduate students are invited to stop by to talk with faculty and current students about the Graduate Minor in Peace Studies

Refreshments will be served.

For more information, contact Kevin Vaughn, assistant director of doctoral studies, at krocphd@nd.edu

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Aug 27

Friday Aug 27, 2021

"Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics" Book Panel

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Location: Room 1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Join us for our first event of the Fall 2021 Semester, a book panel on Secular Surge: A New Fault Line in American Politics by authors David E. Campbell, 
Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy at Notre Dame and Geoffrey C. Layman, Chair and Professor of Political Science at Notre Dame.

The panel will begin at 12:15 pm EST, lunch available at noon. Free and open to the public. 

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Aug 27

Friday Aug 27, 2021

European Connections & Ice Cream Selections

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Location: Nanovic Institute (1060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls)

Join the Nanovic Institute on the first Friday of the fall semester for our welcome week event, European Connections and Ice Cream Selections. We will be serving up ice cream from Vanilla Bean Creamery and sharing all of the new and exciting student programs coming up this year! This event is open to current undergraduate students and all are encouraged to bring as many first-year students as possible! We can't wait to see you there. …

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Aug 31

Tuesday Aug 31, 2021

VIRTUAL | The Bomb

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Location: Virtual Event [Zoom]

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Fred Kaplan is the national-security columnist for Slate and author of six books, including The Bomb: Presidents, Generals, and the Secret History of Nuclear War; Dark Territory: the Secret History of Cyber War...

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