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Faculty and Staff August 28, 2023
Diners' Delight
John Beach has been welcoming students and offering them sustaining words of encouragement since he began his career in UD Dining Services 35 years ago.
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Experiential Learning August 08, 2023
Research Experience Brings Professional and Personal Growth
Strong and flexible — those are the words UD student Julian Pabon uses to describe the materials needed for a morphing wing, the subject of his research in UD’s wind tunnel. They also describe the mindset he gained from his research experience.
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Campus and Community July 24, 2023
Allison (Varricchio) Iannarino ’13
For Allison (Varricchio) Iannarino ’13, the road to our country’s National Security Council was unexpected. The recent director for Afghanistan, Iannarino helped develop policy recommendations for the Biden administration about issues such as counterterrorism, humanitarian assistance, economic stabilization and women’s rights.
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Campus and Community July 20, 2023
Picking Up Where They Left Off

It’s a rite of passage for all University of Dayton graduates. From Golden Flyers and beyond, to those celebrating their five-year milestone, Reunion Weekend has the magical ability to make any alum feel like a student again.

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Campus and Community July 11, 2023
UD Helps Flyers Prepare for Federal Student Loan Repayments

Nearly 44 million people will be resuming or starting their federal student loan payments this fall, marking the end of the federal student loan program that halted payments and interest accrual during the pandemic.

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Faculty and Staff July 10, 2023
UD Faculty, Students Volunteer Physical Therapy Services to Daytonians in Need

Led by the desire to do good, Matt Day began searching for ways to provide physical therapy for people in need. Six years later, Day and his students are working weekly at a charitable clinic to aid in Daytonians’ recoveries.

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Service July 07, 2023
A Diamond Comes to Dayton
It didn’t take Marcos Pujols Martinez ’23 long to realize two things about himself while growing up in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He already had all of the advantages he would need to succeed and he was in a position to lift others.
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Experiential Learning July 05, 2023
UD Faculty Prepare Students for Workforce
Experiential learning isn’t exclusive to internships and co-ops. UD faculty members like Kaitlyn DeGhetto provide immersive capstone projects mimicking challenges students may face in their jobs by bringing in organizations with real-world demands.
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Giving June 28, 2023
A Place of Learning on the Path to Wisdom

Rooms in Roesch Library offer a quiet place to reflect, study and even socialize. During finals week, students used two freshly updated rooms thanks to a gift from John and Rosanne Strittmatter to honor their loved ones.

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Giving June 20, 2023
Michael Horace Barnes: Professor Turned Philanthropist

Community. The word is ubiquitous when describing the University of Dayton. But Michael Barnes, a retired professor of religious studies, expanded it to include his house — opening it for student living.

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