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Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
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Dr. Ensalaco--photo by Christopher Santucci

Called to achieve

Do we transform the world, or does it transform us? Maybe both, according to participants at this year’s human rights…

History lessons

Students in the University’s Intensive English Program welcomed the campus community Sept. 30 to learn about the research projects they’ve…

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Strong speaker

Wayne Westcott wants you to be stronger. This year’s keynote for the Department of Health and Sport Science’s Doris Drees…

left to right: Kathleen Scheltens, Director of Premedical Programs, Lisa Rismiller, founding director of the Women’s Center, and Margaret Murray, Program Coordinator, with a puppy from the nonprofit Luv4K9s.

Bicycle benefits

For many, the options of biking 10, 16 or 22 miles seems daunting. Not for this year’s UD Pedal Crew,…

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Heels held high

This past Saturday, Cody Ethredge ’15 returned from a mile-long walk, pulled off his red high heels, peeled open a…

Sr. Maria Cimperman


“Wake up!” Thursday night in Kennedy Union Ballroom, Sister Maria Cimperman, R.S.C.J., Ph.D., gave this charge to about 45 members…

Sheet signs on Frericks Way that spell Community by Larry Burgess

We are UD

A community is a group that holds itself together, because it is stitched together by relationships. Speaking of stitching, this…

Mowing Baujan Field in the fall by Larry Burgess

Leaves of gold

Framed inside the limbs of a tree with October toned leaves, a worker mows across Baujan Field. Cool fall evenings…

Brother Charles Gausling feeds the birds at alumni hall by Larry Burgess

Keep it coming

Autumn is a challenging time of year for birds. The migratory ones are hungry from travel and eat what’s available…

Study feature at Roesch Library by Larry Burgess

The glare in the glass might fool you

If you didn’t know better, you might think these students were disappearing into the background like Martians. But rest assured…

Engineering class in flight simulator lab in Kettering Labs by Zoey Xia

Putting theories into application

(From left) Rachel Petro, flight simulator student technician and fifth year mechanical engineering major from Frederick, MD, guides Kyle Bowhay-Sanchez,…

Student walks in rain wearing unused trash bag by Zoey Xia

Against the rain with a trash bag

The recent heavy downpour of rain brought inconvenience to those who had to pass through campus. Tory Kauffman (at left),…

The residents of 457 Lowes are six students enjoying their time living in the student neighborhood.

My Old House: 457 Lowes St.

Their refrigerator door doesn’t fully open, but these residents say the tradeoff — single bedrooms and close-knit friendships — make…

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My Old House: 47 Chambers St.

The pranks began their first year when they still lived in the dorm. They continued in later years at 47…


My Old House: 46 Chambers St.

The residents of 46 Chambers are six student-athletes enjoying their time in the north student neighborhood. Since the weather has…

When the weather is nice, the residents enjoy time on the house’s spacious porch. Since the residents are 5th-year students, many of their friends have graduated. However, the residents host many recent alumni when they come back to visit campus. With two of the residents being engineers, the roommates enjoy building different things to use around the house.

My Old House: 204 Lawnview Ave.

The four residents of 204 Lawnview are fifth-year students completing their final days at the University of Dayton. Take a…

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My Old House: 225 Kiefaber St.

through the student neighborhood any time between 1989 and 1992, you could follow the sound of Mötley Crüe blaring from…

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My Old House: 306 Stonemill

Having the eighth pick in the housing lottery, the four fifth-year students of 306 Stonemill call their house an “Alumni…

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Leaving a legacy

When he was a student, Tom Schmitt ’01 was sitting on his Lawnview porch when alumni walked up, wanting to…

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One more chance

The “Road to the Final Four” starts in Dayton, and since the inception of the First Four in 2011, at…

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Pitch perfect

The clock begins, a countdown of 60 seconds. Once the timer strikes zero, the audience in O’Leary Auditorium in Mariam…

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What’s in a name

The 2014 Native Peoples of the Americas Colloquium got off to a strong start with a passionate discussion about the…

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The miracle of paper

“’We continue to believe that books involve the ideas that turn us from isolated souls into a powerful community,’” said…

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Big gift, global good

At the announcement, there was a gasp from the crowd followed by a long ovation — sustained clapping for the…