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The Neuroscience of Effective Study

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Everyone knows that effective study skills are crucial to a successful college experience, but finding ways to study that work can be difficult. Professor Nancy Michael, shares her perspective on the what really works when it comes to studying.

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Introduction to Critical Thinking Through Intro to Psych

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With 15 years of experience teaching first-year students, he has valuable insight into how new undergraduate students should approach their education at Notre Dame. Although PSY 10000 is a survey of the basic principles of psychology, Prof. Venter hopes the course will be relevant to his students many years in the future.

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Moreau Instructor Guinan Connects With First-Year Students

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The Moreau First Year Experience course sequence, FYS10101 and FYS 10102, has become an integral part of the lives of first-year students at Notre Dame. Currently in its second year, this course is designed to help them make a transition to life at the University by facilitating the integration of their academic, co-curricular, and residential experiences.

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The Value of a Minor

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At Notre Dame, there are three curricular configurations: Majors which are comprised of eight to ten three-credit classes, supplementary majors which require twenty-four credits, and minors which require fifteen credits. What is the benefit of a minor?

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New Actuarial Science Minor

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Professor Jeffrey Zheng is on a mission as the director of the new actuarial science minor at the University of Notre Dame: he wants everybody to know what an actuary is. “An actuary is someone who deals with and quantifies uncertainty.”

An actuary uses both math and business skills to assess and manage risk in a wide variety of fields, from insurance and banking to energy and natural resources, transportation, and climate change.

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