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Libraries July 25, 2022
Anichini’s Rome

Ezio Anichini drew on classical heritage as another piece of the puzzle for Italian identity in his art.

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Libraries July 18, 2022
Crickets, Toads and Fairy Tales

Marian Library exhibit "A Vision of Art and Faith" puts on display 18th-century artist Ezio Anichini's illustrations for children's literature, including miracle stories of the Virgin Mary.

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Libraries June 23, 2022
‘Golden’ Holy Cards

An 18th-century prayer card embellished with colorful cloth and shining foil gives a hint at its Germanic origins but invites questions about its connections to Italy.

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Libraries June 06, 2022
Anichini’s ‘Divine Comedy’

Ezio Anichini, whose artwork is the focus of the Marian Library's current exhibit, visually narrated one of the greatest works of the Catholic faith — Dante's Divine Comedy.

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Faith/Mission May 31, 2022
My Top Five

I love visiting alumni around the country, but I also get a kick out of hanging out (virtually) on their porches, too. During one recent porch talk, moderator Andrew Wong '19, of the alumni community in Charlotte, North Carolina, asked me to name the "top five things alumni need to know in order to be in the know."

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Faculty and Staff May 25, 2022
University of Dayton senior balances mechanical engineering, music to find success in both

When it’s time to decompress, senior mechanical engineering major, Gabe Ferraiuolo, manages sound for one of six campus bands, practices an instrument or studies a variety of musicians as inspiration for his compositions — including one that recently received a national award. 

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Faith/Mission May 23, 2022
A Simply Sweet Hail Mary

Illustrations by Belgian children's book and fairy tale artist Jacques Gouppy prompt prayerful celebration of Mary's month.

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Libraries May 16, 2022
Mary's Month in Magazines

Illustrations of the Blessed Mother in Italian periodicals in the early 1900s prompt researchers to ponder possible connections.

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Experiential Learning May 02, 2022
A Garden for La Virgen de Guadalupe

A Marian Library collection prompts library intern Yamilet Perez Aragon ’23 to ponder the Blessed Mother's presence in artwork, plants, an urban farm and her faraway family.

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Faculty and Staff April 22, 2022
UD English professor publishes book on heavy metal music scenes across the globe
UD English professor Bryan Bardine contributes to the field of metal music studies with his latest book, Living Metal: Metal Scenes Around the World
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