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Story: Drive, dedication and a passion for changing lives

March 25, 2015

Drive, dedication and a passion for changing lives

This story is a cross-post from the United Way of Central Maryland Blog.

Antoinella Peterkin bubbles with energy as she talks about her plans to start a nonprofit to serve at-risk children in Baltimore. Once faced with her own challenges as a child, Antoinella is an inspiring example of how having…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University is the First Maryland University Granted United Nations NGO Status

March 19, 2015

Notre Dame of Maryland University is the First Maryland University Granted United Nations NGO Status

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been granted non-governmental organization status by the United Nations’ Department of Public Information, the first Maryland university to receive the designation.

Notre Dame was one of 18 NGOs approved for association with the UN-DPI at the most recent meeting…

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Story: Notre Dame Presents 26th Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

March 10, 2015

Notre Dame Presents 26th Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

The26th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition will take place March 23 through April 24, 2015  in Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Brian Young curator of the Arts Program at University of Maryland University College is the juror.The exhibition features the work of 34…

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Story: Sr. Christine De Vinne, O.S.U., Notre Dame's VP of Academic Affairs, Named President of Ursuline College

March 9, 2015

Sr. Christine De Vinne, O.S.U., Notre Dame's VP of Academic Affairs, Named President of Ursuline College

The Board of Trustees of Ursuline College announced today that Sister Christine De Vinne, O.S.U., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty at Notre Dame of Maryland University, has been named the 17th President of the College effective July 1, 2015. Sister Christine will succeed Sister…

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March 5, 2015

A Message from President Yam Regarding Sweet Briar College

Earlier this week it was announced that Sweet Briar College, a women’s college in Virginia, is closing this summer. We are saddened by the loss, and we stand ready to assist Sweet Briar and its students by guaranteeing admission to any Sweet Briar student who is in good standing and who meets our academic…

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Story: Notre Dame of Maryland University has been named one of the Best Women’s Colleges in the U.S.

March 4, 2015

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been named one of the Best Women’s Colleges in the U.S.

Notre Dame of Maryland University has been named one of the Best Women’s Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice, an independent online publication that publishes reviews and rankings of colleges and universities.

Notre Dame was ranked #11 out of 40 women’s colleges and universities evaluated by College…

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Story: Notre Dame Leads in STEM Education

February 19, 2015

Notre Dame Leads in STEM Education

A recent article in the Washington Post made the provocative statement that "We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts training." The point was that the ability to draw from other disciplines makes better scientists.

At Notre Dame of Maryland University, we wholeheartedly…

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Story: Summer Camps at Notre Dame of Maryland University Begin Registration

February 19, 2015

Summer Camps at Notre Dame of Maryland University Begin Registration

Notre Dame of Maryland University is offering an array of summer camps to meet a spectrum of ages and interests. They include Camp Notre Dame for children ages 5 to 11; A Child’s Place Summer Camp for children ages 3 through 6 (entering first grade); and STEM Day Camp focusing on science, technology…

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Story: Savannah, GA Student Takes First Place in Notre Dame of Maryland University’s 2014-2015 Eichner Awards for Young Poets

January 23, 2015

Savannah, GA Student Takes First Place in Notre Dame of Maryland University’s 2014-2015 Eichner Awards for Young Poets

Rayna Perry of Savannah Arts Academy in Savannah, Ga., has been awarded first prize in Notre Dame of Maryland University’s 2014-2015 Eichner Awards for Young Poets for her poem “Ancestry.”

The prestigious award, named in honor of poet, teacher and alumna, Sister Maura Eichner, SSND '41, celebrates aspiring…

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Story: President Yam's op-ed in the Baltimore Sun on the NFL's Response to Domestic Violence

January 13, 2015

President Yam's op-ed in the Baltimore Sun on the NFL's Response to Domestic Violence

The much-anticipated Mueller Report on the handling of the Ray Rice case was released last week, with most public attention centered on one key finding: There is no evidence NFL officials possessed or saw the video of Mr. Rice assaulting his then-fiancée inside the elevator of an Atlantic City hotel…

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