College of Science Academic Exploration

Academic Exploration for First-Year Students offers two sessions scheduled according to your move in assignments: Blue Hall Program on August 5, 2020, and Gold Hall Program on August 7, 2020. See Blue and Gold schedules below for specifics.


Blue Hall Program – August 5  (9:00 am 12:00 pm) Activities with a physical location are limited to Notre Dame students only. Purely virtual sessions are open to students and parents. Department sessions are largely drop-in events – students can visit multiple departments and programs.

Time Event Host(s) Physical Location Virtual Location (Zoom) Digital Assets
9:00-10:00

College of Science Introduction & Video Tour of Jordan Hall

Dean Mary Galvin & Dan Gezelter

n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.

10:00-11:00 Preparing for Health Professions:For any major considering Health Professions schools Kathleen Kolberg & Father Jim Foster n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
11:00-12:00 Science Pre-professional majors Kathleen Kolberg & Father Jim Foster n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics Alan Huebner n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Biological Sciences David Veselik 101 Jordan

Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.

 
10:00-12:00 Chemistry & Biochemistry

Jon Camden & DeeAnne Goodenough-Lashua

n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Environmental Sciences Dom Chaloner n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Mathematics Sonja Mapes n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Neuroscience & Behavior Nancy Michael 105 Jordan Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Physics Philippe Colon n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Science-Business, Science-Computing, Science-Education Sister Kathleen Cannon n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:00-12:00 Science - First Year advising Laura Flynn n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.  
10:30-12:00 Sustainability Minor Rachel Novick & Alex Hajek n/a Zoom access will be emailed to students and parents.

Gold Hall Program – August 7 (2:00 pm  5:00 pm) Activities with a physical location are limited to Notre Dame students only. Purely virtual sessions are open to students and parents. Department sessions are largely drop-in events – students can visit multiple departments and programs.

Time Event Host(s) Physical Location Virtual Location (Zoom) Digital Assets
2:00 - 3:00

College of Science Introduction & Video overview of Jordan Hall

Dean Mary Galvin & Dan Gezelter n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

3:00-4:00 Preparing for Health Professions - For any major considering Health Professions Schools Kathleen Kolberg, Father Jim Foster n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
4:00-5:00 Science Pre-professional majors Kathleen Kolberg, Father Jim Foster n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Applied & Computational Mathematics & Statistics Alan Huebner n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Biological Sciences David Veselik 101 Jordan Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.  
3:00-5:00 Chemistry & Biochemistry Jon Camden, DeeAnne Goodenough-Lashua n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Environmental Sciences Dom Chaloner n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Mathematics Sonja Mapes n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Neuroscience & Behavior Nancy Michael 105 Jordan

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Physics Philippe Colon n/a Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.  
3:00-5:00 Science-Business, Science-Computing, Science-Education Sister Kathleen Cannon n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
3:00-5:00 Science - First Year advising Laura Flynn n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.

 
2:30-4:00 Sustainability Minor Rachel Novick & Alex Hajek n/a

Zoom access will be emailed to each students and parents.