Student Life

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.…

Testing the waters: How a team of MBA students put their business skills to work in Puerto Rico

Testing the waters: How a team of MBA students put their business skills to work in Puerto Rico

Carol Elliott

The five Notre Dame MBA students faced a task that wasn’t for the fainthearted: Drink a glass of water that 30 seconds before was a disgusting mixture of ditch water, dirt, rocks and even cigarette butts. This wasn’t some team-building version of Truth or Dare, but a real-life demonstration of the water filtration system that the students — all military veterans — shortly would be distributing to rural residents of Puerto Rico who were still struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Students research economic diversification

Students research economic diversification

Bernews

A trio of Notre Dame MBA students were part of an internship program through the Bermuda Business Development Agency that paired them with three Bermudians for research on economic diversification.

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.…

Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Notre Dame MBA wins first place in Illinois competition

Carol Elliott

A team of University of Notre Dame MBA students took first place in the 2018 Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition, besting 15 other business schools. The event, now in its 10th year, took place Feb. 8-10 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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.

New name and space for Center for Career Development

New name and space for Center for Career Development

Gwen O'Brien

By Marci Mullaney, Center for Career Development

 

The new center can be found in the Duncan Student Center.

Designed to enhance student life by bringing a variety of resources under one roof, the new Duncan Student Center houses the Office of Residential Life, Graduate Student Life, RecSports, Student Media and the new Center for Career Development.…

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.* …

Great Leaders Begin by Looking Within

Great Leaders Begin by Looking Within

Ryan Millbern

Through Mendoza’s new Career Leadership course, Notre Dame MBA students are connecting their passions and their values to the organizations that need them the most—and receiving a record number of job offers in the process.