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, CAD Software Engineer at Micron Technology, 
Lead Developer at Mkat.tech
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."  John Peter is also currently pursuing an M.S. in Cybersecurity at UD.

News

Alumni Reimagine Education for Boys

Peter Searby, BA '01, feels that modern schools -- with a scarcity of opportunities for children to work with their hands and use their imaginations to explore their worlds -- are doing boys in particular a disservice. From this recognized deficiency, Searby conceived the idea for Riverside Center for Imaginative Learning. Also finding the education of boys to be a primary concern, Daniel Kerr, BA '03, opened St. Martin's Academy, a Catholic boys' boarding high school in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 2018.

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Crowley Trio: An Evening of Beauty

In an intimate gathering at the Museum of Biblical Art in February, UD celebrated the inaugural Crowley Chamber Trio Concert, "Music in the Museum," the first of three concerts that took place this spring. The opening performance rekindled the university's popular Crowley concerts, which first took breath more than two decades ago.

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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.

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