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Dean's Summer Fellowship

About the Dean’s Summer Fellows

The Dean’s Summer Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students to conduct summer research in any academic discipline under the guidance of a faculty mentor. Students receive a $1,500 (full summer) or $750 (half summer) stipend as part of this fellowship. Mentors submit fellowship applications for their students by March 1 of each year. Funds for this fellowship are provided by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Fund for Excellence.

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Research 08.17.20
University of Dayton summer undergraduate student research program pivots to remote mentorship model

University of Dayton biochemistry major Juliano Aquilino was working to isolate a protein in the influenza virus, in hopes of providing new information on therapeutics and treatment for the flu, when he encountered problems with the solubility of the protein in water.

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Research 04.07.20
UD students present masculinity in film research at conference in Chicago

Most students don’t come to college thinking they’ll present research at a national conference. However, in November five University of Dayton undergraduate students presented as a panel at the Midwest Modern Language Association (MMLA) conference in Chicago, discussing their research for English department Chair Andy Slade’s upcoming book about masculinity in the films of Joel and Ethan Coen, Be a Man and Other Bad Advice.

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Research 01.27.20
Sociology major develops survey about the impact of photos on perception

University of Dayton junior Katie Gross was struck by an experience she had at an exhibit that featured stories from Dayton community members, along with their portraits. Influenced by not only their words, but also their images, she wondered if science could prove the impact of photographs on human perception. Working with a faculty mentor, she developed a study to determine whether including a photo with a narrative influences the way people see another person and process their story.

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