Welcome to this week's ThinkND Weekly Digest highlighting the University's work around COVID-19 and its impacts.

Marie Lynn Miranda, the new Charles and Jill Fischer Provost at Notre Dame, talked about the plans for reopening campus, her story, and her aspirations for the coming semester in this interview with Lou Nanni, vice president for University Relations.

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Bank of America CEO discusses COVID-19 impact on financial services sector

iNDustry Insights is a new interview series with distinguished alumni, parents, and friends that will help shape the "new normal" after coronavirus. Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America and Notre Dame Law School graduate, was the first guest. With Jack Brennan, chairman of the Notre Dame Board of Trustees, Moynihan shared firsthand impacts of the pandemic.
Watch time: 51 minutes

Global Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the last half century, globalization has radically changed the international economy. The coronavirus pandemic has drastically changed global supply and demand and could reorient the worldwide economy. Dr. Gary Gereffi '70 joins The Global Pathways Podcast to discuss these factors.
Global Supply Chains in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Listen time: 63 minutes

Don't Forget to Buy Stamps

During the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have searched for signs of normalcy. For some, this may be seeing your local mail carrier. In this episode of Speaking of Dignity, Shawn, a South Bend postal employee, talks about how his work has been impacted by the virus, new safety precautions, and ways you can support the postal service.
Don't Forget to Buy Stamps
Listen time: 33 minutes
Welcome to week one of the new Kylemore Book Club "Understanding the Body with W.B. Yeats & James Joyce," led by Professor Declan Kiberd, world-renowned author, literary critic, and professor of Irish Studies, English, and Irish Literature. This series will draw our focus closer to the human body, inviting readers to consider how it is represented in the work of Irish authors W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, and Eavan Boland.

Introducing readers to these two towering figures of Irish literature, this week's reading will focus on The Body in Joyce and Yeats.

Join us for a live discussion with Professor Kiberd on Wednesday, August 5, at 1 PM EDT about "The Body in Joyce and Yeats." Participants can ask questions and discuss the literature excerpts with other participants from around the world.
Tune in live this week for virtual events from Notre Dame:

Inclusivity in the Post-Pandemic World: A Virtual Panel Discussion
Wed, August 5, 9:00 AM EDT
The panel will discuss the challenges people with disabilities face during the coronavirus pandemic and what the future holds for inclusivity on a global level.
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