Honoring a Fallen Hero of Flight 93 by Helping Young Aviators

On September 11, 2001, Dahl was one of the pilots on United Airlines Flight 93, whose courageous passengers and crew thwarted an attack on our nation’s capital. Their Boeing 767 crashed in a field outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania, killing all on board. National tragedies touch us all, and sometimes we discover people with intimate connections to those events close to home. Steve Jacques (B.S., ’74) is one of them.

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Preserving Presidential History

Where does one go to find information on President Herbert Hoover for a paper in history class or to learn the origins of a government program or agency from that era? An extraordinary number of people seeking similar information communicate with Lynn Smith, (M.A. , ’91), the audiovisual archivist at the Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa.

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Make More Realistic Resolutions

The presence of Covid has created all sorts of challenges in our day to day lives. Because of this threat that is both local and global in scope, we are all at some level of the fight or flight response most of the time. In addition to the challenges, there have been some unique opportunities as we evaluate what our lives were like pre-pandemic compared to our present circumstances.

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