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Sustainability September 19, 2021
UD student research exploring effects of solar panels on pollinator community

University of Dayton student Brigid Morgan is researching how solar panels at UD’s Curran Place affect the community of pollinators gathering next to the panels. Under the direction of Associate Biology Professor Chelse Prather, Morgan is a senior biology major with Spanish and philosophy minors. She plans to present her honors thesis in March 2022. For weeks, she used pollinator traps - different colored containers attracting different species inside and outside the solar array - and took them to the lab to identify them.

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Sustainability September 17, 2021
UD student research exploring if plastic waste can be transformed into 3-D printer products

Under the direction of Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Denise Taylor, University of Dayton student Peter Fabe is assessing recycled plastic and considering the design of a plastics processing machine to bridge from post-consumer waste to the plastics input for 3D printing.

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President September 17, 2021
#DoublePell
We have a proven, means-tested and equitable tool at our disposal to make higher education attainable: the Pell Grant. But the time has come to do more.
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Business September 17, 2021
UD Business Flyers cycling team rides in the Tour de Gem fundraiser
Join SBA Interim Dean Trevor Collier in the 2021 Tour de Gem. Proceeds raised by cyclists and online donors will support a new SBA program for Dayton high school students.
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Giving September 16, 2021
Passing on the Passion: Flyer Champion Program Takes Flight in 2021

For alumni like Wendy Macaluso ’95, their memories of the University of Dayton are sweet and always worth sharing.

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Giving September 16, 2021
Flyer to Flyer

Making connections and making a difference for current and future Flyers, Peer-to-Peer Ambassadors excel at both.

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Giving September 16, 2021
Parent Leaders
When an incoming student becomes a Flyer, their parents also join the UD family — which is especially true for members of the Parent Leadership Council.
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September 16, 2021
The Spark that Unites
On April 14, 2021, the UD community joined together during One Day, One Dayton for a record-setting day of giving back to the University that has given so much to so many. Part of this success was inspired by the late Brother Don Geiger, S.M. ’55, a man whose legacy was made even more enduring by the gift of Fred ’76 and Lisa Tenover, who established the Brother Don Geiger, S.M., Memorial Fund for Graduate Students in Biology.
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September 16, 2021
Participating in Community
There is nothing like the connections you make at UD.
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Giving September 16, 2021
The Road to the Right Career
Jake Hostetler ’22 started at Staples in 2009 and worked his way into the district manager training program. But success came with a price. “I was traveling and working 60 to 70 hours a week … every weekend, every holiday,” he said.
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