Senior Yashna Bansal has been a member of the Janksters, Notre Dame's Robotics Team, for the past four years. South Bay Accent recently interviewed her and robotics program director, Marta Carrillo, to understand how participating in a robotics program can help prepare students for real-world careers.
Fathers and daughters (and a few moms) came together last weekend to spend a morning at the Guadalupe River Park in San Jose, helping to remove invasive species from the educational zone between the Heritage Rose Garden and the Historic Orchard.
The entire Class of 2020 boarded buses last week and headed to San Francisco for the American Conservatory Theater's production of A Thousand Splendid Suns. The play is based on the novel by Khaled Hosseini, which was featured as an ND Reads selection.
Each student has the opportunity to develop her leadership skills within the co-curricular program of her choice. Students develop voice and experience in our empowering environment.
In the midst of a rapidly changing world, Notre Dame's spirit and traditions remain. Whether donning crazy costumes for Spirit Week, walking downtown to attend mass, or swaying arm-in-arm while singing the alma mater, generations of women have upheld these traditions and called Notre Dame home.
Notre Dame's progressive culture of solution-finding, resource-sharing, skill-building and partnerships promotes curiosity and creativity within a unique learning environment.
A Notre Dame education extends well beyond the footprint of our downtown San Jose campus, out into the tenth largest city in the United States and the thriving center of Silicon Valley.
I have learned so many things from Notre Dame about leadership, social justice and community through Peer Ministry Leadership Team (PMLT), clubs and the sisterhood we all share at Notre Dame.
— Melissa Yutrzenka, Northeastern University
Thank you, Notre dame, for challenging me, providing me so many opportunities, and helping me to become the person I am today.
— Celine Tran, University of California at Berkeley
In the past four years, I have gained confidence, compassion and awareness from Notre Dame's holistic and interdisciplinary education. ND has allowed me to advocate for gender equality, explore STEM through robotics, and grow as a leader.
— Anisha Patel, Seattle University
Notre Dame has gifed me the ability to articulate my opinions about social injustices and faith. I will also be forever thankful for the wonderful coaches and teammates that have pushed me hard enough to clinch a spot on the track team of my dream college.
— Nirel JonesMitchell, Claremont McKenna College