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The flagship publication for alumni and friends of the University of Dayton.
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My Old House
Your old house, your history — and the memories today’s residents are making.
An insider’s look at student life, campus events, alumni stories and more.
University of Dayton Magazine
Pinning ceremony: (from left) Brian Hoffmann, mechanical engineering major from Chicago, and Tre LaMarr, physical therapy major from Cincinnati pin each other.

Make it better

The Class of 2019 has one goal, according to President Daniel J. Curran: To leave their community a bit better…

Photo by Zoey Xia '15

No drama

Overwhelmed? Act it out. It’s one thing many incoming first-year students experience, and it’s one thing the University’s New Student…

Photo by Zoey Xia '15

Daily transformation

When Alexandra Hall, one of the University’s newest residential coordinators, wanted to learn more about how college can be a…

Mary Guida '19 with her parents, Angela Guida and Mark Fratus '84.

Same hill, new story

The scene across campus looked the same, but the stories were all different. Unpacking in the southeast wing of Marycrest…

UD President Dan Curran give his comments.

Welcome vision

Students, staff, parents and alumni packed the northeast half of the University of Dayton Arena, intermingled in the seats facing…

Marycrest Campus Minister Jen Morin-Williamson brings peace to college every year. She says move-in day is her favorite part of the semester, and spends the day passing out peace-sign buttons to students and families.

Bringing the peace

You might see them on T-shirts of Blue Crew members, students, parents and faculty alike: peace-sign buttons that Jen Morin-Williamson,…

Study feature in a hammock by Larry Burgess

Nature supports higher education

Nature gives us trees, and they can provide us with food like fruit, and be a home for many kinds…

Drum class in music department by Larry Burgess

Drumming his dream

Jiachao Chu, senior international business major from Shanghai, China, realizes one of his dreams from an early time in his…

Student by fountain checks emails by Kristin Davis

Central Mall mail call

Framed between two cooling jets of water at the Kennedy Union fountain in Central Mall is, Alex Dehaemers, first year…

Frericks center interior painting by Zoey Xia

A fresh coat

The renovation project at the Frericks Center continued today with some painting. Here, (from left) painter Ryan Thompson and painting…

Red plastic cup installation at ArtStreet by Zoey Xia

Sticking to it

Jackie Zondlo, senior operations and supply chain management major from Arlington Heights, Illinois, puts stickers with the word “consumed” on…

Study feature with feet in a wading pool by Larry Burgess

Pooling their thoughts

The actual temperature here was 83, with a forecast high of 85, so it’s no surprise these upperclassmen are studying…

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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My Old House: 413 Kiefaber St.

It’s a strange feeling to visit a house you once lived in, only to find a fraternity now occupying it.…

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My Old House: 421 College Park

Despite seven different schedules, the residents come together once a week for community dinners and enjoy people-watching out their front…

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My Old House: 120 Evanston

It was a midwinter snowstorm that truly made 120 Evanston a rock-star house. But first, there was the porch-sit strategy.…

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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…