Energy Week Plus Brings Global Energy Issues to Light

Author: Shannon Rooney

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Now more than ever, energy—how it's created and how it's used—is changing. "Even on our own campus, renewables play a growing role in our energy consumption, while new buildings popping up frequently earn LEED [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] Certifications for sustainable design," says senior Alexander Baumann, core leader on the Student Energy Board (SEB)

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Shakespeare for All: The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival

Author: Shannon Rooney

Abigail SchnellAbigail Schnell '18 (and scene partner) as the Princess of France in Love's Labour's Lost

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Offers Students Opportunities to Get Involved

 

Abigail Schnell ’18 did some acting as part of the speech team at her high school, but it wasn’t until her senior year that she acted in her first play. Through that experience, and then her enrollment at Notre Dame, Schnell discovered a love of acting and especially of Shakespeare.…

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Student Q&A: Annie Battle '20, Management Consulting Major and Owner of Pure Barre South Bend

Author: Shannon Rooney

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When Annie Battle '20 decided to attend Notre Dame, she couldn't bear to leave her passion for Pure Barre behind. In 2017, she and her sister opened a studio in South Bend and through hard work and careful time management, Battle became a full-time undergraduate student, a business owner, and a Pure Barre instructor who teaches 7-10 classes a week. Here, she gives us the low-down on her Notre Dame experience and what it's like to start a business in college. …

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Senior Architecture Majors: Where Will They Go Next?

Author: Shannon Rooney

This week, senior architecture majors are busy putting the final touches on their thesis projects, as well as undergoing reviews by professors and invited critics.

Good thing they have their post-graduation plans sorted out.

In fact, most senior Notre Dame architecture majors have positions with national and international firms before they leave campus. The School of Architecture hosts an annual career fair

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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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How an Introductory IT Course Led to Senior Qai Gordon’s Major and Career Path

Author: Shannon Rooney

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As a first-year Notre Dame student Qai Gordon ‘18 knew she wanted to enter the Mendoza College of Business, but it wasn’t until she took a required Introduction to Information Technology course that she really honed in on her interest in computer systems. Now a senior, Gordon will graduate with a degree in Information Technology (IT) management

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Walk the Walk Week: The Notre Dame Community Celebrates the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Author: Shannon Rooney

Video: Candlelight Prayer ServiceWalk the Walk Candlelight Prayer Service

This month Notre Dame is celebrating the diversity of our campus community. Walk the Walk Week begins on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and continues throughout the week with multiple events, including a candlelight prayer service at the Main Building, faculty presentations, an art exhibit at the Snite Museum of Art, and much more. In fact, the events continue into the following week, ending January 26 with a Fireside Chat and poetry reading

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Nine Quirky Courses You Can Take at Notre Dame

Author: Shannon Rooney

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Notre Dame students are dedicated to learning, but there’s no reason they can’t have fun at the same time. Our colleges and academic departments offer a large number of unique undergraduate courses—including a few with really outstanding titles on some seriously quirky topics. They’re perfect for the student who, for example, delights in the morbid, is fascinated with the idea of technological revolution, or just appreciates a juicy story. One of them may strike your fancy. …

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Season of Service: Residence Hall Communities Celebrate the Holidays by Giving Back

Author: Shannon Rooney

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'Tis the season for good works and Notre Dame residence hall communities in particular have spent the last few months on a variety of service projects in the local community.

Each residence hall works throughout the year on behalf of its signature charity or charities, making a difference through fundraisers and programming. During the holidays, the halls focus on fun activities that bring residents together in unique ways to serve people in need.…

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Notre Dame Admits 1,636 Early Action Applicants to the Class of 2022

Author: Shannon Rooney

Admissions counselorsAdmissions counselors congratulate the newest members of the Class of 2022.

Notre Dame’s 6,598 Restrictive Early Action (REA) applicants were notified this week of their admission decisions. Reflecting national trends, restrictive early action applications were up year over year. The University admitted 1,636 applicants to the Class of 2022, welcoming students of exceptional academic merit, with records of service and demonstrated leadership, to the Notre Dame family.…

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Research in Europe: Students Study Abroad with Support from the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

Author: Shannon Rooney

Nicolle HoNicolle Ho '18 conducted research in France.

“Un cafe, s’il vous plaît.”

Senior Nicolle Ho brought home this useful phrase, in addition to an impressive body of academic research, gained over several study abroad experiences in France.

Ho, an Applied Computational Mathematics and Statistics major with a minor in European Studies, says she first became interested in France and European Studies after her first French language courses at Notre Dame.…

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NDSEED: Notre Dame Engineering Majors Make a Difference and Put Their Skills to Work Abroad

Author: Shannon Rooney

NDSEEDThe current NDSEED team

Senior Christianos Burlotos describes himself as a passionate adventurer. “Whether it’s a hike, climb, run, sail, paddle, bike ride, or drive, I’m always looking to get outside and explore.” That personality trait, along with his passion for sustainable development and interest in civil engineering led him to NDSEED, or Notre Dame Students Empowering Through Engineering Development

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Matriculate: Notre Dame Students Guide 11th- and 12th-Graders Through the College Application Process

Author: Shannon Rooney

MattwinklerSophomore Matt Winkler is an Advising Fellow with Matriculate

Applying to college can be a challenging experience for even the most accomplished high school student. There are online forms to navigate, essays to write, and financial aid paperwork to sort out. Going it alone can be daunting. “I remember putting a lot of work into the college application process, and was lucky enough to have a support system around me throughout the entire process—I always wondered if I would be where I am today without that support network,” says Notre Dame sophomore Matt Winkler.  …

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Apply Now! Academic, Leadership, and Study Abroad Opportunities for High School Students

Author: Shannon Rooney

Arthur Srendi's Pre-College Experience

Arthur Sredni will never forget his summer at Notre Dame. The high school senior from Chicago, Illinois, was a recent Summer Scholars participant in the program’s research computing track.

During his two weeks on campus, Srendi lived in a Notre Dame residence hall and ate with fellow scholars at South Dining Hall. In his research computing course, he was given his own raspberry pi computer so he could experiment with different operating systems and writing programs in Python, and his class took a couple of field trips, including one to the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago.   …

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Neuroscience and Behavior: A Perfect Major for the Curious Mind

Author: Shannon Rooney

NeuroscienceProfessor Nancy Michael and junior neuroscience and behavior major Akua Agyei-Boateng

Junior Akua Agyei-Boateng chose to major in neuroscience and behavior through the College of Science because, she says, it’s like three majors in one. “It is in a sense a combined biology, psychology, and premed triple major,” she says. “It is a major that realizes the intersectionality of those three topics by cutting out the extra and emphasizing the important elements of each.”…

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Notre Dame on the Road: Join Us in a City Near You!

Author: Shannon Rooney

ND on the Road

Our admissions counselors are coming to a city near you!

You and your family are invited to join us for an ND on the Road information session. Presented by Notre Dame admissions staff, our sessions include information on academics, community, and spiritual life at the University of Notre Dame, as well as insights into the admissions and financial aid processes. Alumni and parents of current students may also be in attendance to share what Notre Dame means to them.…

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