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Christian Cepeda Wins Inaugural Renaissance Student Award

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Christian Cepeda, Class of 2022 and Dr. Hugh Page
 

Christian Cepeda is the inaugural winner of the First Year Renaissance Student Award in honor of Rev. Hugh R. Page, Jr., Dean of the First Year of Studies. The award goes to the student who embodies curiousity; risk-taking; perserverance and self-discipline; a thirst for knowledge and new experiences; and excellence in intellectual, artistic, and social fields. Christian is also a Balfour-Hesburgh Scholar who embodies the program’s three pillars of intellectual engagement, leadership, and commitment to service.

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Spring 2019 Final Exams

Final exams are May 6 - 10, 2019. The Undergraduate Academic Code states, "No student shall be required to take more than two final examinations in one day or more than three examinations in a 24-hour period." Any student with exam conflicts should complete an exam conflict eForm in insideND. 

Students who miss a final exam for a serious reason such as an illness requiring hospitalization, must notify Assistant Dean Elly Brenner (sbrenne1@nd.edu) immediately and request authorization for an “X” grade. The “X” grade entitles the student to make up the exam at a time arranged by the instructor and the student, but no later than the third week in September. The “X” grade can be authorized only by the Dean and will be granted only for serious reasons.…

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First Year Studies Advisor Named Alumnus of the Year at IUSB

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Kristian Lax-Walker, FYS Academic Advisor and Assistant Director of the Peer Advising Program, has been named 2019 Alumnus of the Year by Indiana University of South Bend, Raclin School of the Arts. The award was given based on her professional service to the community and her achievements while at IUSB. Lax-Walker holds a BA in Speech Communication from IUSB, and an MS in Academic Advising from Kansas State. She is a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Professionals (N4A). She will be honored at the annual IUSB Arts Excellence Award Ceremony.…

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Meet Your Class of 2022 Freshman Class Council

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FCC is a group of 30 bright-eyed, charismatic individuals chosen by you and your peers to represent the Class of 2022. Through programming events and managing class affairs, the council works to both unify the Freshman class and make campus a bit brighter for all Notre Dame students.

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InsideND's Graduation Progress System

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InsideND’s GPS, or Graduation Progress System, is an asset provided by our university that many students find particularly helpful in managing their studies. The GPS is a personalized degree audit tool that is used to track your unique progress towards the completion of your college education.

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12 Ways to Save Money

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You are now halfway through your first year, and the money your grandma slipped you before saying goodbye has probably been spent at the bookstore, the mall, or on Eddy Street. You’ve been burning the plastic on your Ir1sh ID Card at TBell, Starbucks, the huddle, and many other on-campus eateries. Now you're panicking. How can you survive the rest of the semester on nothing but dining hall food? Here are a few tips so you can spend smarter and earn harder.…

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Top 3 Names in the Class of 2022

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It’s that time of year again! Time for us to figure out the most common names of the first year class. Last year we had plenty of saint names, will this year continue the trend? Without further ado, here are the names you are most likely to find in the class of 2022.

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Student Jobs With Fighting Irish Media

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Fighting Irish Media (FIM) student workers receive real-world work experience in areas including live event production, feature writing, recap writing, social media, graphic design, and statistical analysis.

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Checking Your Registration Status and Holds in DART

Students will use DART to register for Fall 2018.

The DART Application

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To check your registration status, holds, and time ticket, log into insideND and search “registration.” The icon “DART Registration- Status and Holds” will appear in the search results. Click on the icon to continue.…

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A Day in the Life -- Pat

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Introducing a new series! Follow Patrick Johnson '21 through a day in the life of a first-year student, starting his day at 10 AM and ending it at 4 AM. 

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Drawn From Life: Keon

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Keon, a class of 2017 alum, tells his stories of struggles and successes as a biology pre-med intent. 

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