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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