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The Writing Center is unit of the University Writing Program, along with Writing and Rhetoric. Both the Writing Center and Writing and Rhetoric teach students how to frame a claim, conduct research, provide evidence, consider alternative views, and write in language appropriate to the intended audience.
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?
Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies professor Ghada Bualuan presents the Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for increased cultural proficiency, studying abroad, and more.
The Class of 2020 will register for spring semester November 21-22. Here are some guiding questions that may help you make good course choices.
To answer this question, I spoke with Dr. Maureen Dawson, Assistant Dean for Cultural Competency and Engagement in the First Year of Studies.
Rev. Donald G. LaSalle, Jr., S.M.M., is an academic advisor in the First Year of Studies and also serves as an assistant director of the FYS Peer Advising Program.
Zoë Gioja is the National Fellowships Coordinator for the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE). She advises first-year and sophomore students who are interested in applying for national fellowships.
When you heard we had to create an ePortfolio this summer, did you think, “What is that?” or “How could that be helpful in any way?”
First-year fencers Christina Boitano and Julia Barry were asked about the hardest part of being a student athlete. Both replied, “Time management.” Time management can be difficult any first-year student, but even harder if you are an athlete.
Happy Halloween! Don't let FOPOH get you!
We are a unit of the Center for Social Concerns — we sponsor research, education, and dialogue on issues involving work, opportunity, and social justice. We hope to connect students to the Catholic Social Tradition’s commitment to workers and workers’ rights. We would like the Notre Dame community to get...
A critical information literacy is a fundamental requirement for doing academic research. The Association of College and Research Libraries has proposed a framework for developing a critical information literacy for students of higher education.
Italian Studies professor Christian Moevs presents the acclaimed Italian Studies department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for exploration, studying abroad, and more.
If you are like me, you may not know your exact grades in many of your courses. Several of my professors do not update grades in Sakai, so I will not see some of my grades until midterm reports come out. Coming from school systems where students and parents can...
Director of Undergraduate Studies Tara MacLeod explains the possibilities and opportunities within the Irish Language and Literature department at Notre Dame.
As soon as I had all of the syllabi from my classes, I wrote down important due dates and exam times in my planner. After looking at them all together, I figured out that I have three finals in one day. On December 14th, I am supposed to take my...
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...