Tag: Notre Dame de Namur University

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

Your First College Roommate

One of the most challenging things college students face is living with their first roommate. You’re moving in with someone you’ve never met before and you’re expected to get along for a whole year. How things turn out… Read More

The Charism of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Whenever someone speaks about the “charism” of a religious community, it refers to the original intention of the congregation and the spirit behind its foundation. In the case of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, that original… Read More