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Moral Courage on Campus

Students enrolled in three courses (HRS200, VAH428, POL431) worked on a collaborative multimedia project inspired by the the Moral Courage Project. Through an open nomination process, the UD campus community put forward names of people who exemplify "moral courage".

What is Moral Courage?

  • A trait a person exhibits when they act to promote respect and dignity within a community, especially in a way that challenges social norms, even though they could expose themselves to risk or harm in the process and may never be recognized for their actions.

Student teams interviewed these individuals and collected visual artifacts to produce concise storytelling pieces showcasing the actions of the ordinary people around us who work to positively contribute to our campus culture.

  • Aliyah Payne
  • Vivian Mota
  • Claudia Jackert
  • Aliyah Payne

    By: Grace Elliott, Angela Weiland, Nathan Marcus, and Jake Neff

    Vivian Mota

    By: Maya Leibold, Grace Gibson, Tess Poe-Slade, and Connor Snodsmith

    Claudia Jackert

    By: Jared Marsh, Doug Lennon, Lydia Kladitis, and Anna Beebe

  • Carlos Stewart
  • Dr. Lis Regula
  • Grace Gibson
  • Carlos Stewart

    By: Robert Nolan, Kathryn Hay, Julia Gallenstein, and Kaitlynne Chapman

    Dr. Lis Regula

    By: Casey Mullin, Bailee Boland, Britney Amin, and Justine Liptak

    Grace Gibson

    By: Sarah McGonigle, Lili Busic, Josh Digby, and Elijah Johnsone

    Leora Kahn

    By: Claire Sullivan, Cameron Nowlin, Alex Mueller, and Kaitlyn Leach

    Gabe Gaiusbayode

    By: Ana Alemann Belendez, Brandy Lynch, Kelsey Kamil, and Colleen Liston

    Rev. Dustin Pickett

    By: Nicolette Bettuzzi, Darby McMonagle, Aileen Hull, and Jojo Sattler

    Spectrum House

    By: Zac Collopy, Nicole Vanvoorhis, Bridget Graham, and Mackenzie Baynes

    Dr. Donna Cox

    By: Arabella Loera, Elizabeth Weiler, and Tongyu Guo

    Dr. Molly Malany Sayre

    By: Claire Strobach, Margaret Deneen, Jasmine Riechmann, and Maleah Wells

    Dr. Miranda Hallett

    By: Hannah Gibson, Jai'shawn McClendon, and Jill Parker

    Laura Gentner-Hutchinson

    By: Clark Campbell, Meredith Robinson, Dezanee Bluthenthal, and Sophie Wilson

    These stories identify the heroes among us—the individuals whose actions improve the recognition of dignity at UD.

    Joel R. Pruce


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