Our students come from across the country and around the world with interests and aspirations to make an impact on the world. They strive to create change, by finding solutions to real-world problems, by becoming leaders, and by nurturing and building on the concept of community.
The University of Dayton is updating Henrik Ibsen's environmentally themed 1882 drama, An Enemy of the People, to reflect contemporary issues including the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Dakota Access Pipeline controversy.
Jim McCutcheon, artist-in-residence in the University of Dayton department of music, has been selected to receive the 2017 Ohio Governor's Award for Arts Education. Bestowed by the Ohio Arts Council, the prize recognizes McCutcheon’s passionate contribution to music education for nearly 39 years. He will receive the award May 17 at a luncheon ceremony during the annual Arts Day events at the Columbus Athenaeum.
Enrollment in the University of Dayton's environmental biology degree program is growing faster than invasive honeysuckle. The program has doubled in size over the last two years to more than 40 undergraduate majors.