Category: Blogs

Three-Sport Athlete Brings Competitive Spirit to Fundraising for Ugandan Youth

Arianna Cunha doesn’t do things halfway. When she was being recruited as a student-athlete growing up in Hayward, California, she wanted a college that would allow her to play both basketball and soccer. She chose Notre Dame de… Read More

The Bohemian: Notre Dame de Namur University’s Literary/Arts Magazine

Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) has a long tradition of publishing literary/arts magazines, edited by students. The current magazine, The Bohemian, started in 1991, and the latest issue was just published this past spring. The new issue,… Read More

Notre Dame de Namur University Kinesiology Majors Going on to Careers in Physical Therapy

Kinesiology—the study of the mechanics of body movements—is one of the top five majors at Notre Dame de Namur University. Recent graduates of the major are planning careers as physical therapists with exciting specializations. The students have been… Read More

Career Change to Teaching: Traci Yerby Shifts from Biotech to the Classroom

Traci Yerby worked in the biotech industry in Silicon Valley after earning a PhD in microbiology at University of California, Davis. She had a successful career in stem cell research, corporate development, product management, and marketing. After she… Read More

“Where Do You Want to Be in Five Years?”: A Profile of Professor Judy Buller

The first time I had Dr. Judy Buller as a professor was during my freshman year in Introduction to Communications at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU). As I took a seat, the first thing she said was,… Read More

NDNU, My Home Away from Home

I’ve been a tour guide for the Notre Dame de Namur University Office of Admissions for the past three years and one question I always get is “Why NDNU?” Of the many reasons why I chose NDNU, I… Read More

Wrestling with Pythagorus: How I Conquered Math Anxiety

In high school, I was one of the top 15 students in my graduating class, but ironically, I was probably the worst at math. Going into college at Notre Dame de Namur University as a Communication major, I… Read More

Thursdays with Jackie: A Profile of NDNU Professor Jacqueline Berger

When it came time for me to sign up for a required Advanced Writing class at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), I grabbed at the opportunity to take a class with Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Berger. I’d heard she… Read More

Meet a Veteran on the Notre Dame de Namur University Campus

Meet Samuel Louie, a 48-year-old junior majoring in political science at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), who also happens to be a retired master sergeant in the United States Air Force. The youngest of six children, Sam… Read More

Discovering My Calling as a Psychotherapist

It took me forty years to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. Despite having spent many years in several jobs, I never thought I was someone who would have a Career with a… Read More