Our Alumni

Brian McCutchon, B.S. 2017,  Software Engineer, Tools and Infrastructure at Google Cloud
Brian McCutchon
Brian graduated in Spring of 2017 with a B.S. in Computer Science and a concentration in Pure Mathematics and soon began work at Google Cloud in Sunnyvale, California. As a SETI, his job includes developing and maintaining tools that help other engineers do their jobs. He enjoys swing dance, programming in Scala, and sometimes biking to work. He credits his education at UD for teaching him to think abstractly, an indispensable habit for a software engineer, and God and his computer science professors for giving him the tools needed to secure a job at Google.
Joseph Malone, B.A. Computer Science, B.S. Classics: Greek 2016, Lead Software Engineer at Careexpand, LLC
Joseph MaloneJoseph Malone is an experienced full stack software engineer who has been creating web applications since 2013. He graduated from the University of Dallas in 2016 with a BA in Computer Science and a BA in Classics: Greek. The UD Core and professors helped him to improve his method of thinking and increased his communication skills, which play a vital role in his current position. Joseph is now the Lead Software Engineer at Careexpand, LLC - a startup company in the healthcare space. He leads the continuous development of Careexpand’s core software systems. As Careexpand’s first employee, he has been involved at the ground level with developing Careexpand’s platform and shaping the company's future.
John Peter Yamauchi, B.S. 2017, M.S. 2018, CAD Software Engineer at Micron Technology, 
Lead Developer at Mkat.tech, Adjunct Instructor, University of Dallas
John Peter Yamauchi John Peter is a CAD software engineer at Micron Technology, developing tools for one of only three teams in the world who build DRAM memory.  He is also the founder and lead developer of Mkat.tech, a website provider for parishes.  His B.S. degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Business prepared him well. "Studying at UD, the opportunity to learn in a tight-knit Catholic community with such great people, was an incredible experience.  Computer science is treated as a liberal art, applied logic in line with the rest of the Western Tradition.  Strange as it may sound, the Core truly enhanced my understanding of the art that is computer science."  After recently receiving an M.S. in Cybersecurity at UD, John Peter has joined the UD Computer Science faculty as an adjunct instructor.
Katherine Beine, B.S./B.A. 2017, Helicopter Pilot, United States Coast Guard
Katherine Beine
Katherine graduated from UD in 2017 with a double degree in Computer Science and Math.  After graduation she attended Officer Candidate School for the Coast Guard and upon graduation reported to Pensacola, Florida for flight training with the Navy.  She completed Primary flight training in the fixed wing T-6 Texan and Advanced flight training in the rotary wing TH-57 Bell Sea Ranger.  In August 2019 she received her wings of gold and was designated a Coast Guard aviator.  Katherine is stationed in Oregon flying the MH-60T "Jayhawk."  Her UD education provided a strong foundation in logic, writing, public speaking, and the physical sciences which are all necessary skills for her military flight career.  

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Professors Awarded NEH Grant to Support Writing Programs

Chair and Assistant Professor of English Debra Romanick Baldwin, Ph.D., and Professor of Physics and recent Interim Dean of Constantin College Sally Hicks, Ph.D., have secured a $299,078 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support writing instruction at UD for the fall 2020 semester.

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You Can Do What with a (Spanish) Degree?

His first step was to enroll in physician’s assistant school at Baylor’s College of Medicine, a career trajectory to which he had aspired since his early childhood. Nowadays, Jonathan Cunningham, BA ’17, is dedicated to the vocational pursuit of comfort and healing at MD Anderson in Houston, among the largest cancer treatment centers in the U.S., where he was once a chemotherapy patient himself.

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History Alumnus Heads National Catholic Bioethics Center

During his Rome semester in 1991, Joseph Meaney, BA '93, with his friends (now Father) Kevin Cook, BA '94, and (now Texas State Representative and UD Trustee) Tan Parker, BA '93, attended a private Mass with Pope St. John Paul II. Several weeks earlier, they had hand-delivered a letter to the Swiss Guards outside St. Peter's requesting the Mass and including their contact information; at last, they'd received the phone call instructing them to be at the Bronze Gates at 5 a.m.

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