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Story: NDMU President Marylou Yam Named to Board of Caroline Center

June 24, 2015

NDMU President Marylou Yam Named to Board of Caroline Center

NDMU President Marylou Yam, Ph.D., has been named to the Board of Trustees of Caroline Center, a ministry sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame, who founded Notre Dame of Maryland University.

Dr. Yam was one of seven new trustees whose election was approved by the Atlantic-Midwest Provincial…

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June 23, 2015

NDMU Names Kathleen Wisser, Ph.D., RN, as Dean of the School of Nursing

Notre Dame of Maryland University has appointed Kathleen Wisser, Ph.D., RN, CNE, CPHQ, as Dean of the School of Nursing.

Dr. Wisser, who will begin on July 13, succeeds Katharine C. Cook, PhD, RN, who retired after serving since 2011 as the inaugural dean of the School of Nursing. As dean, Dr. Wisser…

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June 23, 2015

NDMU Appoints Tanya Easton, Ed.D., as Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Notre Dame of Maryland University has appointed Tanya Easton, Ed.D., as vice president for institutional advancement .

Dr. Easton will begin her new position on July 1. 

Dr. Easton has a depth and breadth of experience in development, including annual fund, planned giving, major gifts, church relations…

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Story: NDMU graduates head to Pakistan to work on clean water project

June 18, 2015

NDMU graduates head to Pakistan to work on clean water project

Recent ‪‎NDMU‬ graduates Amal Malik and Saba Shahzad are in Pakistan this summer to carry out a clean water initiative with funding they were awarded from the Davis Projects for Peace. Many members of the Notre Dame community also contributed to the initiative. 

This represents the ninth straight…

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Story: William Davis, Ph.D., Receives the Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award

May 26, 2015

William Davis, Ph.D., Receives the Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award

William Davis, Ph.D., professor of English at Notre Dame of Maryland University, has been honored with the 2015 Mullan Distinguished Teaching Award. Every year since 1976, the University has recognized one exemplary faculty colleague at the annual commencement ceremony.  

NDMU President Marylou Yam…

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Story: I Fell in Love with Baltimore

May 21, 2015

I Fell in Love with Baltimore

There is a saying that we should “Think Globally, Act Locally.” Gabrielle Rehmeyer of the Class of 2015 does both.

Gabrielle spent much of her childhood living in the southern African nation of Swaziland, where her parents live and work as medical missionaries. She had thoughts of returning to Swaziland…

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May 18, 2015

Groundbreaking Medical Researcher Meir Stampfer, M.D. Dr. P.H., to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address at Notre Dame of Maryland University

Meir Stampfer, M.D., Dr. P.H., a Harvard medical researcher who has made groundbreaking contributions to the understanding of the relationship between nutrition, health and disease prevention, will deliver the address at the 2015 Commencement of Notre Dame of Maryland University on Saturday, May  23…

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May 1, 2015

A Passion for Peace and Justice

Dear Notre Dame community,

One of the things that distinguishes Notre Dame students is their passion. They have a passion for their school. They have a passion for service and social responsibility.  And they have a passion for justice.

I was proud to see that passion displayed on Friday afternoon…

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Story: Listen... Talk... Learn

April 30, 2015

Listen... Talk... Learn

Over 75 NDMU community members came together today to discuss the recent events in Baltimore and the various ways they have been impacted by them. Openly discussed were the challenges that students face on campus and in the greater Baltimore community; personal accounts of racism and racial division…

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Story: Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day Highlights Academic Achievement

April 29, 2015

Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day Highlights Academic Achievement

More than 50 Notre Dame students exhibited projects in a series of 10 sessions covering science and the arts April 24 at the annual Nancy Kreiter Student Research Day, one of the hallmarks of Notre Dame’s rich educational environment.

Kreiter Student Research Day is an opportunity for students to showcase…

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April 28, 2015

Update on Campus Operations

Update on Campus Operations, Tuesday, April 28

At this challenging time for Baltimore, please be assured that the most important thing for each of us here is the safety of our students, our faculty, our staff, and our campus guests.  Each person should do what is appropriate to ensure their individual…

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April 12, 2015

The Baltimore Sun on Notre Dame's ACES program: Preparing teachers for the future

Preparing Teachers for the future

Maryland Colleges train teachers to thrive in urban settings

From the Baltimore Sun, April 12, 2015

By Michelle Murray
Contributing writer

Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Education participates in the Academy of Catholic Educators, a program established…

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March 30, 2015

NDMU Welcomes Harvard's Meir Stampfer, M.D., Dr.P.H. as 2015 Commencement Speaker

Notre Dame of Maryland University announced that its speaker for the 2015 Commencement will be Meir Stampfer, M.D., Dr.P.H., one of the five most cited scientists in clinical medicine over the past 20 years. He is the principal investigator of the Nurses’ Health Study and founding co-investigator of…

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Story: Romanian Ambassador's Remarks Reflect NDMU Spirit

March 26, 2015

Romanian Ambassador's Remarks Reflect NDMU Spirit

Ambassador Simona-Mirela Miculescu, the Permanent Representative of Romania to the United Nations, and the first woman in Romania to reach the rank of ambassador, inaugurated Notre Dame’s first annual Visiting Ambassador Program by urging listeners to get involved in the global campaign for gender equality…

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March 26, 2015

Laura Potter '01 Named 2015-2016 Harford Teacher of the Year

Laura Potter '01, mathematics teacher at C. Milton Wright High School and 10-year educator having served Harford County Public Schools (HCPS) for the past two, was named the 2015-16 HCPS Teacher of the Year during a surprise announcement at the 21st Annual Harford County Teacher of the Year Banquet on…

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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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