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Advising Attuned to the Music of the Soul

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Dr. Rufus Burnett joined the First Year of Studies advising faculty in August 2016. He and first-year students interested in the blues host the First Year Blues Review, a radio program on WSND 88.9 FM, every Monday from 10:00 PM to midnight.

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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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Drawn From Life: Daara

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Daara, a class of 2017 alum, talks about his successes and failures throughout his journey to find a job. 

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Top 3 Stress Relievers

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As the first round of exams approaches, it is normal to feel stressed and overwhelmed. Here are a few tips from Jenna Gehl Jones at the McWell Center to stay healthy— mentally and physically!

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Top 3 Unexpected Study Spaces

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Some students swear by the Hesburgh Library and others by the LaFortune Student Center. You’ll find your own special study spots this semester, but here’s some suggestions to try from sophomores.

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Good Stuff To Do - Peer Advising

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Peer advisors meet with first-year students to provide support from a first-hand perspective. They will be contacting first-years in the month of September.

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Meet the Minor: Portuguese

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Professors Marcio Bahia and Sandra Teixeira discuss the opportunities and benefits open to students who minor in Portuguese.

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ForReal Computer Science and Psychology Major

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Meet Madeline Gent, a Computer Science and Psychology double major!

Madeline is part of the Reilly Program at Notre Dame, which allows students to complete two majors: one in the College of Engineering and one in the College of Arts and Letters. This program usually takes five years to complete.

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Meet The Major: Latino Studies

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Department of Latino Studies professor Karen Richman presents the Latino Studies department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for learning and growth.

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Meet The Major: Africana Studies

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Department of Africana Studies professor Maria McKenna presents the Africana Studies department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for learning and growth.

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Meet The Major: English

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Department of English professor Laura Betz presents the English department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for learning and growth.

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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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Meet The Major: Classics

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Department of Classics professor Tadeusz Mazurek presents the Classics department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for learning and growth.

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