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UD Magazine
The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
Snapshots
A look at campus life through a photographer’s lens.
My Old House
Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
Scribblings
An insider’s look at student life, campus events, alumni stories and more.
University of Dayton Magazine
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Embrace the possibilities

School of Law professor Staci Patterson Rucker smiled as she surveyed the audience of first-year students and parents, along with…

Hypermediacy exhibit at work. Photo by Larry Burgess.

From broadcasts to brushstrokes

How do we classify what is news — and what isn’t? How do we determine how long a news story…

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School shopping

Bedspread? Check. Toothbrush? Check. Desk lamp? Check. Once students move in and unpack their bags, there’s still a few things…

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Learners who lead

Sleepy first-years dressed in their Sunday best sauntered into the unfamiliar RecPlex for an inspirational start to their morning, thanks…

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Tradition 101

As the marching band’s upbeat music reverberated throughout UD Arena at Saturday’s new student orientation, cheerleaders led the largest first-year…

Photo by Zoey Xia '15.

Warm welcomes all around

While many members of the Class of 2018 moved to campus from a few hours away, some come from much…

Chapel construction continues on the roof by Larry Burgess

Under the dome

Chapel construction workers are at roof level today removing roofing materials in sunny 78-degree weather, lower humidity, and hardly any…

Crossing Brown at L by Larry Burgess

Brown and L Street crossing

A group of students proceeds east from the CPC across Brown Street at L Street toward the central part of…

Making friends along Trinity by Larry Burgess

Getting to know the neighbors

(From left) Allie Stewart, sophomore business major from Cincinnati, and Emily Hunt, sophomore graphic design major from Cincinnati, chat with…

Moving into a landlord house by Larry Burgess

Heave-ho

(from left) Dan Flatley, senior marketing major from Milwaukee and James Ott, senior finance major from Chicago move some furniture…

Fire safety training in KU Plaza by Larry Burgess

Fire safety training

On an overcast morning as it was beginning to rain, Rachel Pohlman, sophomore biology and English major from Rochester, Michigan,…

Colorful yard banner welcomes resident back by Larry Burgess

Welcome home

A colorful banner welcome’s back residents to 331 Kiefaber as we look to the beginning of another school year. 8-18-14…

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My Old House: 118 Stonemill Road

It was all fun and games until someone stole their porch swing. Then, the 1987-88 residents of 418 Stonemill declared…

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My Old House: 118 Stonemill Road

Six men spent the 2013-14 academic year living at 118 Stonemill, a Fellow house. The residence came complete with a…

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My Old House: 118 Lawnview Ave.

“Trash Jenga.” That’s what you could find seniors Danny Braner, Matt DeSapri, Andrew Gibson, Dan Hawks, Mike Molnar and Matt…

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My Old House: 226 L Street

226 L St. was home to Lee Mason, Jim Yates, Pat Leneghan, Sean Connelly, Chris Petra, Doug DeRose and Jim…

The residents of 226 L St. love their porch and location close to campus – and have an inclination to decorate by subtle themes, from nautical to "Duck Dynasty."

My Old House: 226 L Street

The residents of 226 L St. love the location of their house — but they love decorating the inside of…

You might not see it here, but 452 Kiefaber is actually on a slant.

My Old House: 452 Kiefaber St.

The residents of 452 Kiefaber never have “a case of the Mondays.” Every Monday, the residents watch a musical or…

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‘You sunk my battleship’

Students participated in a gaming classic Friday, Nov. 1, during an evening “Battleship” tournament at the RecPlex. But this isn’t…

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A Worldly Celebration

Walking into the 1 World Celebration at McGinnis Center was disorienting. The lights dimmed, the music loud, a line of…

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A boy and his bicycle

He was half the size of the other bicyclists but on twice as many wheels. Three-year-old Eli Joseph joined Team…

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Day in the Life: Behind all those stories

How long does it take a UD communications student writer to be a story, rather than just writing the stories…

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Day in the life: Senior does more than just study

A typical day as a University of Dayton student doesn’t always take place on campus. Senior Sean Fickert, a mechanical engineering…

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Day in the life: New twist on group projects

Group projects are dreaded and despised in most college-level courses, and students usually associate them with chaos, frustration, and a…