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Board of Trustee and National Alumni Board President Andy Farley, BA ’99,

during UD's 60th annual spring commencement ceremony

Connectedness is a gift and at UD, these connections are the acts of a great drama. Where else can you enjoy a cappuccino with your professors as they guide you to understanding? Where else can you enjoy friendship as you will and act for each other’s good? UD is one of the few places left where this idea is held as the standard of decorum.

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professor of psychology Robert Kugelmann, ph.d.

Those of you who envision many years to come here, cherish what has been but do not hoard the treasure. ... Be heroic. Renew the treasure by imagining the life of the mind and of the persons who walk these hills in forms beyond our present forms.” 

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Jeffrey Lehman

Braniff Alumnus Joins Classical Education Faculty

Professor of Humanities and Philosophy Jeffrey Lehman, MA ’99 PhD ’02, will be joining the Braniff Graduate School's Classical Education faculty in the fall. For the past six years, he has taught at Hillsdale College. Hear some of what he's been doing in the years since he left UD and what he hopes to do upon his return. READ MORE

Professor Applies Lessons Learned from Autistic Sons to All Life

Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

Alumnae Unpack Dense Theological Concepts, Aim to Impact Culture

The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body" was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers, including DeAnn (Barta) Stuart, Ph.D., BA '98 MH '04, and Annie (Duffin) Vining, MTh '03. This group went on to found The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team Inc. (TOBET) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, 2001.

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Due Santi With Love

06.26.19 | To Due Santi, With Love

Mark your calendars for UD's third annual 24 hours of dedicated giving in support of the university's Eugene Constantin Campus, also known as Due Santi! This year features the 25th anniversary of UD's Eugene Constantin Campus; to highlight the occasion we plan to raise $50,000, all of which will go toward the maintenance and needs of our beloved campus in the Eternal City. The celebration honors the feast day of Saints Peter and Paul (the “due santi”) for whom our campus is affectionately knownLEARN MORE

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