News & Perspectives
The Moreau First Year Experience invites applications to the Moreau Student Advisory Council.
Bienvenue, mes amis! As Charles the Great, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, said, “To have another language is to possess a second soul.” Neurologists, language instructors, and bilinguists all agree that the best method in facilitating fluency in any tongue is through constant practice. So then, why not practice...
First Year advisors help students with letters of recommendation for a wide variety of applications, from summer study abroad to fellowships and internships. Their tips for getting letters of rec from them are good guidelines to follow with anyone you might ask for a recommendation in the future.
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.
As a first-year student, regardless of major, you are bound to take lecture classes. In lecture classes, professors present course material to large audiences of students. Although it may seem fairly straightforward, with a large class comes new opportunities and new challenges.
As college students, cramming and then dumping information is quite common, but definitely not the best option for our learning. Here are a few ways to improve your memory and help you to retain information in all of your courses.
Madeline, a fifth-year senior, talks about her journey to finding the perfect major.
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.
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....
Daara, a class of 2017 alum, talks about his successes and failures throughout his journey to find a job.
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!
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.
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.
Meet C.J. Pine, a double major in Arabic and peace studies. C.J. is valedictorian of the 2017 University of Notre Dame graduating class!
Professors Marcio Bahia and Sandra Teixeira discuss the opportunities and benefits open to students who minor in Portuguese.
Meet Emma Claire Fontenot, a senior at ND who is majoring in Spanish with a supplementary major in Pre-Health.
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....
The First Year Blues Review is an ND Ignite program, part of our initiative to engage first-year students in intellectual and cultural life at Notre Dame.
Learn more about why we think that you should study Portuguese at the University of Notre Dame.
Today we have the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement (CUSE). CUSE promotes the intellectual development of our undergraduates through scholarly engagement, research, creative endeavors, and the pursuit of fellowships.