Tag: Notre Dame de Namur University

Braving The Bohemian: Editing a College Literary/Arts Magazine

When I started working on Notre Dame de Namur University’s art and literary magazine, The Bohemian, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. My advisor, Professor Vince Fitzgerald, recommended that I give it a shot,… Read More

From Pickle Sandwiches to Open Mics: Confessions of a Commuter Student

When I first started at Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU), I was not particularly interested in the traditional college experience. I’ve never liked being in crowds. I wanted a small and personal environment, and I didn’t want… Read More

Finding My Calling at Notre Dame de Namur University

Ever since I was twelve years old, I thought I knew what I wanted to do with my life. I was positive I wanted to go to college and become a psychologist. I’m not sure what instilled in… Read More

Working Smart and Working Hard:
The Life of a College Student with a Job

In the movies, college is all football games and huge parties with lots of red Solo cups full of free beer. But in real life, college can be stressful, crammed with grades, professors, roommates, and the weight of… Read More

An Executive Director’s Career Path: MPA Graduate Judith Guerrero

When she was 11, Judith Guerrero emigrated with her mother from Mexico. Judith grew up in the town of Half Moon Bay, on the California Coast. “When I first got to the United States, not speaking English, and… Read More

Speaking Out as a Woman of Color

Trump’s recent tweets suggesting that women of color in the U.S. Congress should “go back to where they came from” have made me think about how many ways we can be silenced—by perpetuating racist tropes, by insinuating a… Read More

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