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Career Development

Coding for All

Roller coaster loop-the-loops met functional loop statements at a University of Dayton summer coding camp that made learning the basics of computer programming fun and engaging for local middle school students.

Students

Dissertation Fellowship Award

University of Dayton doctoral student Dara Delgado was awarded a $20,000 fellowship from the American Association of University Women to complete her dissertation, which focuses on an African-American woman who founded a black Pentecostal denomination in 1924 with the goal of empowering women.

Research

College Faculty in the News: June 11, 2018

Dr. Miranda Cady Hallett, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work recently appeared on a local television news program to discuss the legal and civil rights ramifications of detaining children at the border between the United States and Mexico.

Faith/Mission

Roesch Chair in the Social Sciences

The University of Dayton has appointed sociology professor Leslie Picca as the Raymond A. Roesch, S.M., Chair in the Social Sciences. Currently, Picca is chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. She joined the University faculty in 2005.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Core Program Student Receives Fulbright

University of Dayton graduate Olivia Thomakos '18 will venture to Malaysia to teach English in a secondary school through a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) award.

Experiential Learning

Hollywood Connections

Hollywood is a town built on relationships, so making industry connections is important to launching a film or television career. In April, a dozen University of Dayton media production students got the opportunity to network with some of the nearly 800 University alumni in Los Angeles as part of the third annual “Flyers in Hollywood” program.

Service

College Faculty in the News: May 25, 2018

Students of Media Specialist-in-Residence Greg Kennedy and Lecturer Roy Flynn, Department of Communication, recently wrote and produced a compelling documentary about the opioid epidemic in Ohio.

Faith/Mission

Serving the Community

A new two-story office building planned for one of the key development areas in the City of Dayton would bring together three distinctive community-building organizations under one roof, creating opportunities for broad-based innovative collaborations that could include scores of organizations.

Campus and Community

Human Rights Champion

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.

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