All in-person and virtual events will be listed below. To see a full list of upcoming webinars and past recordings, click here.

Author Talk: LGBTQ Catholics - Redeeming A Complicated Tradition

Tuesday, September 19 I 6 PM I Knott Lecture Hall, NDMU Campus 
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NDMU welcomes Jason Steidl Jack, who discusses the challenges LGBTQ+ Catholics face within the Catholic Church. Despite its hostility toward LGBTQ+ civil rights, Steidl Jack believes that change is possible if the Church and its affiliated institutions actively listen to and learn from the experience of LGBTQ+ Catholics at the grassroots level. Jason Steidl Jack is an assistant teaching professor of religious studies at St. Joseph's University in New York. He earned a Ph.D. in systematic theology at Fordham University.

Sept 19

Don't Leave a Mess: How to Disaster-Proof Your Family Legacy

Thursday, September 21 I 12 PM I Virtual
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When families cannot discuss money, it can have negative consequences for everyone involved. It is important to recognize that building, managing, and transitioning wealth are three distinct processes. In this informative webinar, Sandy Pollack, an estate planner, family business advisor, and author of Don't Leave A Mess: How to Disaster-Proof Your Family Legacy, will provide insights into making wise choices for your family and business that not only safeguard your hard work but also reflect your why.

Sandy Pollack and book cover

Alumnae and Alumni Weekend 2023

September 22 - September 24
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Registration is now open for Alumnae and Alumni Weekend 2023. Make sure you check out our Alumnae and Alumni Weekend website for all of the exciting details. We can't wait to see you back on campus, especially if your class year ends in a 3 or 8.

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The Pivot Playbook: 10 Steps to a Successful Career Change

Thursday, September 28 I 12 PM I Virtual
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Are you contemplating a major career change but need help figuring out where to start? Have you been doing the same job for years and are ready for a change? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans change jobs every four years. In this insightful webinar, Board Certified Coach, Caroline Francis, unveils a comprehensive playbook of 10 manageable steps to ignite your career transformation.

Caroline Francis

Community Day: Plant a Tree

Tuesday, October 17 I 9 AM - 5 PM I NDMU Campus
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Are you looking for a way to give back to your alma mater through service? Then come back to campus to help the NDMU community plant over 50 trees! We need you to help make NDMU more gorgeous and green than ever. Sign up to name & plant a tree on October 17th during Community Day!  Anonymous voting will be held on Community Day for the best name, and that tree will be given a plaque with its name on it.

October 17

How to Speak Successfully When You’re Put on the Spot

Wednesday, October 11 I 12 PM I Virtual
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Many of us dread conveying our ideas to others, often feeling ill-equipped, anxious, and awkward. Most of our professional and personal communication occurs in spontaneous situations that creep up on us and all too often leave us flustered and stumbling for words. How can we rise to the occasion when put on the spot? In this enlightening webinar, communication expert Matt Abrahams provides tangible, actionable skills to help even the most anxious speakers succeed when communicating and speaking spontaneously.

Matt Abrahams and book cover

DC Alumni Happy Hour

Thursday, October 19 I 5 PM I The Madhatter DC
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Join us at Madhatter to relax after work, have your favorite drink, and grab some delicious food, all while hanging out with other NDMU alums. All alumni and their guests are welcome. Madhatter is conveniently located next to Dupont Circle. The Alumni Engagement Office will be providing one free drink per guest over the age of 21 years.

October 19

LGBTQ+ Etiquette and Common Bloopers: What You Need to Know to Be an Ally

Wednesday, October 25 I 12 PM I Virtual
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LGBTQ+ language and culture are constantly changing. It’s difficult to keep up. Many people feel intimidated by all the changes and are silenced by the fear that they will accidentally say something that will offend someone. In this encouraging and fun webinar, author and award-winning educational trainer Jeannie Gainsburg helps relieve this anxiety by offering easy, respectful language suggestions for allies.

Jeannie Gainsburg and book cover

Bridge the Gap: Networking with Students

Thursday, October 26 I 7 PM I Doyle Formal, NDMU Campus
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The Student Alumni Leadership Council (SALC) is hosting a networking event for students and alumni. Our students are looking to our alumni to share your experiences in your career field, and your advice on how to succeed after graduation. This event will promote intimate conversations where you can support the next generation of Notre Dame alumni. All alumni from any program, year, or degree type are welcome to attend.

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Tin Cat Shoes Theater Production

Friday, October 27 - Sunday, October 29 I Various Times I Le Clerc Theatre, NDMU Campus
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Directed by Chris Cotterman, this hilarious dark comedy follows a group of eccentric and fiercely loyal shoe store employees who embark on a fateful hiking expedition in the Pacific Northwest. There’s a bear! And a mountainside casino! And… nachos? 

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How To Close Your Power and Confidence Gaps and Reach Your Highest Potential

Wednesday, November 1 I 12 PM I Virtual
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Are you looking for more impact and reward in your career but need more confidence and bravery to reach your highest and most rewarding potential? In this insightful webinar, Kathy Caprino, author of The Most Powerful You: 7 Bravery-Boosting Paths to Career Bliss, helps women access more confidence and power. As an executive coach, she teaches critical principles and strategies for achieving the highest level of reward and impact in women’s professional lives. 

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From Stuck to Soaring: How to Successfully Change Your Career

Wednesday, November 8 I 12 PM I Virtual
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Feeling trapped in the wrong career is one of the worst experiences. But what will it take to switch gears and start over? Where do you begin if you’re anxious about making a leap? Octavia Goredema, host of the Audible Original series How to Change Careers, shows you how to navigate the uncertainty of a transition and create the roadmap you need to complete your pivot. Uncover the career coaching formulas to confidently convey your goals, leverage your network, and lay the foundations for your career to soar.

Octavia Goredema and book cover

Holiday Breakfast

Saturday, December 9 I 9 AM I Doyle Formal, NDMU Campus
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We’re spreading the Christmas spirit at NDMU with a Holiday Breakfast! Join members of the NDMU community, alumni and their families for holiday treats, a breakfast buffet, and other Christmas activities. There may even be a special visitor from the North Pole. We encourage you to dress up in holiday wear and spend time with old friends and new ones as we celebrate one of the greatest times of the year!

Group photo with Santa at previous Holiday Breakfast