Theme: “Dare to ...”

TEDxUND 2018 took place on April 28, 2018, and was designed both to spread great ideas in the mission of TED and to showcase the ideas and talents of the Notre Dame community.

An exciting lineup of Notre Dame undergraduate students, faculty, staff, alumni, and South Bend community members gave live presentations on a wide array of topics in keeping with the TED mission to “foster learning, inspiration, and wonder” and our TEDxUND 2018 theme:

“Dare to …” 

Playlist of TEDxUND 2018 Talks

Morning Session - 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Speaker Talk Title Affiliation
Brian Baker Dare to Imagine Curing Cancer Faculty
Kendrick Peterson Dare to Differentiate Student
Joanna Fava Dare to Exceed Expectations Alumna
Matthew Stackowicz Dare to Be a Visual Storyteller Community Member
Sophia Buono Dare to Dance Hand-In-Hand Student
William Clark Dare to Say "No" Student
Martin Klubeck Dare to Listen with an Open Heart Staff
Tracy Kijewski-Correa Dare to Discover the Innovator Within

Faculty, Alumna

Afternoon Session - 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Speaker Talk Title Affiliation
Aaron Perri Dare to Embrace Failure Community Member, Alumnus
Nick Barella & Chris Mire Dare to Unplug Students
Weiyang Xie Dare to Rewire Your Brain for Self-Compassion Staff
Laura Kloepper Dare to Navigate a Complex World SMC Faculty
Marisa Lucht Dare to Humanize Data Student
Stephen Trzeciak Dare to Tackle the Most Pressing Problem of Our Time Alumnus
Samuel Jackson Dare to Let the Arts Transform You Student
Amber Selking Dare to Think Like a Champion Today Faculty, Alumna

Note: Speakers, titles, and schedule are subject to change.

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Patricia George Decio Theater