Men's & Women's Initiatives
Men’s Talks have been held to give undergraduate men in our residence halls the opportunity to engage their brothers in meaningful conversations about their lived experiences.

The GRC facilitates Man Talk Groups through dorm communities and student organizations on campus. We are able to facilitate discussions upon request or aid hall leadership in a variety of discussion topics.

Some Topics Covered: Change a Tire, Tie a Tie, and Ironing • Entrepreneurship • Ethics and Sports • Finals • Gender Relations and Notre Dame • Goal Setting • Healthy Relationships • How to Avoid the Friendzone • How to Experiment with Life •  How to have Great Conversations • How to Retire Early • Is Chivalry Dead? •  Learning to Cook • Learning to Ice Skate • Living with Defeat • Meditation • Men and Alcohol • Men and Body Image • Men and Family • Men and Fitness • Men and Friendship • Men and Happiness • Men and Marriage • Men and Media • Men and Music • Men and Notre Dame • Men and Nutrition • Men and Pornography • Men and Race • Men and Spirituality • Men and Violence • Moral Dilemmas • Pursuit of Excellence • Same Love • Servant Leadership • Service and Government • Video Games • Vocation • What are you Thankful For? • What do you look for in a Significant Other? • What does it mean to be a Man? • Work-Life Balance

“This has been the highlight of my year. An awesome addition to residence life.”
“It’s a relaxing bonding experience that fosters a sense of community with guys in your dorm, where you only have to commit one hour of your week.”

If you would like the GRC to aid in facilitating a discussion with your dorm please contact Deborah Bineza, Program Coordinator for Identity, Intersectionality, and Inclusion, at

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