Education matters. Whatever you do after graduation, wherever you live, you will never be far removed from this cornerstone of our society.  An interdisciplinary minor, Education, Schooling, and Society (ESS) uses a big picture perspective to help you understand and influence education here and abroad.

To sign up or simply learn more, email Ann Primus Berends to make an appointment.

If you're interested in questions like these...

  • What is the purpose of education?
  • How does the history of the US educational system contribute to its present form and goals?
  • Are educational opportunities equitable for all?
  • What factors influence student learning?
  • How does education contribute to the development of the "good" citizen and the "just" society?

...become an ESS minor! 

Contact Ann Primus Berends to learn more.



Announcements, Events, and Opportunities 

ESS Seniors and Juniors! Our dinner with South Bend School Administrators is WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 5-7 pm at Legends (note the new location)!


Wondering about service- and education-related opportunities at Notre Dame? Click here to find a host of information to guide you. 



Have you made use of the many research funding and workshop opportunities at CUSE (Flatley Center for Undergraduate Student Engagement)? Find details here, including upcoming deadlines for research funding.