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Engineering June 29, 2020
Senior Design Project Helps VyrtX Optimize Organ Transportation
Through their senior design project, Liam Budnik ’20, Grace Culpepper ’21, Jonathan Schierl ’20, Zachary Schumm ’20 and Michael Zawlocki ’20 created a beta artificial intelligence plan for VyrtX, a medical logistics company.
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Giving June 26, 2020
Family Giving Matters

It’s no surprise that parents were the first responders for students when COVID-19 turned our world upside down. And, true to our community, many of them were looking to help more students than just their own.

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President June 18, 2020
Inspiring Greatness

Is it any wonder that our students believe they can change the world? They’re walking in the footsteps of those who are doing just that.

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Giving June 02, 2020
Hollywood Connections
Flyers in Hollywood is an annual event that brings alumni working in the entertainment industry together with current students preparing for their dreams to do the same. Although the trip couldn’t take place this year because of the pandemic, that didn’t stop alumni and students from making connections.
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Human Rights June 02, 2020
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter
The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.
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Giving April 30, 2020
Sharing the Blessings

When talking about giving back, Debra Plousha-Moore ’89 points to the Gospel of Luke. Specifically, Luke 12:48: “Where much has been given, much is expected.”

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Human Rights April 22, 2020
UD HRC Fellow Reflections on Global Solidarity

In light of the suspension of UD summer programs in response to COVID-19, recipient of the Human Rights Center’s summer grant 2019, Miranda Melone, reflects on her experiences in Zambia. Now more than ever, it is crucial to acknowledge our global interdependence and reflect on how it can be deepened.

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Sustainability April 21, 2020
‘Into the River’ a River Stewards’ children’s book released on Earth Day 50/Stander
The University of Dayton River Stewards’ 2020 senior capstone project was to create a children’s book about the Great Miami Watershed. “Into the River” is one of many projects featured in UD’s Stander Stander Symposium on Earth Day 50. The book will be released that day with a live presentation at noon April 22.
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Sustainability April 20, 2020
Sinclair transfer picked UD's 'multi-dimensional' sustainability major

Mark Ryan hasn’t totally decided on which sustainability track he will take, but he chose the major because he said it’s his way to make the world better. “I think sustainability is the best path for me to take because it focuses on so many different aspects of society so I get to learn about how different parts of society interact and how I can help improve them,” said Ryan, a sophomore at the University of Dayton after transferring from Sinclair Community College. “It focuses on the integration of environmental, economic and societal factors that interact with each other to make up society.”

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President April 17, 2020
'It Was a Godsend'

When a member of our family is struggling, we quickly offer a helping hand. That’s the spirit behind the Student Crisis Fund. Established a decade ago, the fund has seen a recent influx of donations from alumni, faculty, and staff who are responding generously and with open hearts to help our students. My heart overflows with gratitude for their care during these difficult times.

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