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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...

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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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A Conversation With: Matthew Capdevielle, Writing Center

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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.

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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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Meet The Major: Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies

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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.

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Balancing Athletics and Academic Goals

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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.

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A Conversation With: Dan Graff, Higgins Labor Program

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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...

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Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education

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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. 

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