Know a High-Achieving Sixth- or Seventh-grade Student? Encourage Them to Apply to NDignite Connection!

Author: Shannon Rooney

AnchorsA few of the current Notre Dame students who produce NDignite Connection broadcasts

What does it take to be a good leader?

How do you identify your gifts and explore your passions?

What is your role in making the world a better place?

If you think your student is interested in the answers to these and other important questions, NDignite Connection

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The New Campus Job: Students Explore Their Interests and Gain Valuable Professional Experience

Author: Shannon Rooney

HunterRehHunter Reh '20, a student employee with the football team, stands on the sidelines at the Cotton Bowl.

Gone are the days of filing papers and sweeping office floors—your campus job could be something much more suited to your interests, like conducting research in a lab, managing social media accounts, or assisting at practices for the football team.…

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Alumni Interview: Colleen Riordan '16 on How Notre Dame Prepared her for Life After College

Author: Shannon Rooney

Colleen Riordan

Colleen Riordan '16 says Notre Dame prepared her for a career in ways she, as an incoming student, hadn't necessarily predicted it would. The Irish Dance Team, Chemistry Club, and living in McGlinn Hall helped shape her experience here as much as her biochemistry major. Now, as a third-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Michigan, Riordan appreciates the breadth and depth of her undergraduate years at Notre Dame. …

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Student Q&A: Jacquelyn Aguirre '19, History and Spanish Double Major

Author: Shannon Rooney

Jacquelynaguirre

A self-described history nerd, Jacquelyn Aguirre studies what she loves at Notre Dame. The history and Spanish double major is working on a capstone project that explores slavery in 19th-century Cuba. She's a passionate student whose cultural heritage is important to her and she's using her Notre Dame education to explore other cultures too. Below, she gives details on why she chose her majors, where she studied abroad, and she offers some advice to prospective Notre Dame students.  …

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