Undergrad

Student Startup Spotlight: Eren Sagun and A Box Full of Sunshine

Student Startup Spotlight: Eren Sagun and A Box Full of Sunshine

Whitney Bouey

Eren Sagun is a Notre Dame sophomore studying Finance and Data Science. She started exploring her business, A Box Full of Sunshine, in August 2016. 

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A Box Full of Sunshine is a non-profit business that provides heartfelt care packages to grieving children and families who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Eren is excited about her project because the organization has the potential to help thousands of people throughout the country that deal with the immense pain that comes with losing a loved one. It also gives her the opportunity to brighten the lives of those who are going through a dark time, and she is so grateful to have the chance to help others.…

Mendoza’s marketing major puts a strong emphasis on digital skills

Mendoza’s marketing major puts a strong emphasis on digital skills

Carol Elliott

As consumers cut cable TV cords and increasing rely on digital platforms for entertainment, information, purchasing and a range of other services, another trend is rapidly taking shape: Digital media is accounting for an increasing share of total advertising. To address this trend, Mendoza's Marketing Department is adding digital media coursework to its undergraduate and graduate offerings, and bringing Tim Bohling, a digital media specialist, on board to advise and teach.

The 10 best colleges for business majors — and how much new grads make

Time's Money

The University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business was mentioned in the top spot in Money's article "The 10 best colleges for business majors — and how much new grads make."

The team that compiled the list said they looked at "how many business degrees a college awards each year, both as a raw number and as a share of all the degrees awarded. We also weighed the earnings business-degree holders reported to Payscale.com within three years of graduation, excluding alumni with graduate degrees." …

2018 finance grad wins OZY Genius Award

OZY

University of Notre Dame 2018 graduate Nikhil Garg, a finance and applied and computational mathematics and statistics a double major, is among 10 college students who received a 2018 OZY Genius Award.

He is co-founder of Centralix, an exchange aggregator that allows retail traders in the digital asset space to buy and sell cryptocurrencies from one central platform at best execution prices, without having an account on each individual exchange.…

Resonado: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

Resonado: Sounding a new resonance in the speaker industry

Sarah McCafferty

We are currently living in an age of substantial technological developments. Televisions, phones, and computers continually get sleeker and more efficient with each iteration and your average Joe will soon be able to act as a space tourist and own a car that drives itself. Yet, despite what seems like remarkable technological progress all around us, some technologies have advanced only incrementally over the years. Take audio speakers for example. They have largely been confined to their traditional conical structure, giving us good quality sound but in a bulky package. Resonado, a student-led startup out of the University of Notre Dame, is seeking to change this.…

Here's your class assignment: Get involved

Carol Elliott

Chris Stevens' Principles of Management students practice the mission of Mendoza by helping nonprofit organizations, local businesses and other causes. Their current projects include the Logan Center and a 15-year-old victim of the Parkland school shooting.

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Angela Sienko

MBA Turns 50

It’s been 50 years since Notre Dame launched its MBA program, and in that time, the class size has almost tripled, increasing from 50 in 1967 to 131 in 2017. And when the inaugural MBA class arrived on campus, it was comprised entirely of men, whereas today, nearly 30 percent of the classes are comprised of women.* …

Notre Dame economic policy club wins national fiscal competition — on first try

Brian Wallheimer

The Federal Reserve and Fiscal Challenge Club, a new Notre Dame student club focused on macro-scale economics and fiscal policy, beat out defending champion Harvard University to win the 2017 Fiscal Challenge. The competition is run by an educational nonprofit of the same name that aims to expand students’ understanding of fiscal policy through experiential education.

Notre Dame team takes national championship in VC competition

Notre Dame team takes national championship in VC competition

Carol Elliott

A team of University of Notre Dame undergraduate students won first place in the 2017 Undergraduate Venture Capital Investing Competition (VCIC), a highly regarded annual event hosted by the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

The five students — a combination of finance and economics majors who ranged from sophomore to senior — bested six teams during the final round of competition on March 25. Jackson Jhin, Lavinia Li, Daniel Ko, Tyler Christian and Carlos Covarrubias Serrano traveled to UNC’s Chapel Hill campus for the final event.…