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Meet The Major: Italian Studies

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Italian Studies professor Christian Moevs presents the acclaimed Italian Studies department at Notre Dame and its many opportunities for exploration, studying abroad, and more.

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New Actuarial Science Minor

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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...

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Coming to ND — by way of London

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Sierra Mayhew ’19, like many incoming first-years, is already busy packing bags in July. But, unlike most early packers, she’ll use those suitcases well before Welcome Weekend starts — as a student in Historic Fashion in the Arts: Theatre, Film, Paintings, Sculpture, and Re-enactment, a Department of Film, Television, and Theatre university seminar.

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A Place of Refuge

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The bells of the Basilica chime the alma mater as I light a candle, a prayer intention held close to my heart. Behind me, students rest on a kneeler, contemplating their desires, joys, and struggles. Aside from the soft notes from the bells, there is silence.

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First Quarter Recap

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By now you are probably fully immersed in the uniquely Notre Dame culture and traditions. So in true Fighting Irish fashion let’s do a recap of the first quarter of your “big game,” otherwise known as freshman year of college. You have earned the right to take a moment to...

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