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Research August 16, 2022
The Dunbar Initiative at the University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is preserving the legacy of Dayton native Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first Black writers in the U.S. to achieve national prominence.
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Faith/Mission August 01, 2022
Legion of Mary Centennial

Procession, prayers and presentation on Aug. 14 celebrate the organization’s anniversary and bring honor to founder Frank Duff, recipient of the 1956 Marianist Award.

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Campus and Community July 01, 2022
Library Lore
From "Don't eat an apple on the sixth floor" to "where the Pope would go to research Mary," here are some of our favorite library tour anecdotes.
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Diversity and Inclusion June 28, 2022
Summer 2022 CAP DSJreads

Looking for Diversity and Social Justice readings? Here’s a list of books crowdsourced by CAP DSJ faculty, and published in collaboration with University of Dayton Libraries, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Multi-Ethnic Education and Engagement Center, Global and Intercultural Affairs Center, and the Diversity ILG Working Group. 

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Libraries June 24, 2022
Dunbar’s Birthplace
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of renowned Dayton poet Paul Laurence Dunbar, learn about his childhood home in Dayton.
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Libraries June 03, 2022
Reunion Weekend: Check Us Out

Start your Reunion Weekend Saturday at University Libraries. There's a lot to see and do when you stop by our family-friendly open house.

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Libraries June 01, 2022
Read with Pride

The Libraries diversity and inclusion team developed a new LGBTQ+ Pride resource with reading suggestions including fiction, biography, history and more.

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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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President May 23, 2022
Behind the Pomp and Circumstance
I was curious about the president's medallion that my predecessor Dan Curran left for me to wear during graduation ceremonies, but I didn’t know its history or meaning. When Neomi De Anda, associate professor of religious studies, tweeted after the ceremony, "Please tell us about your medal," I knew I had some homework.
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Experiential Learning May 18, 2022
Connecting Classroom Learning to Library Employment

Student's expertise and curiosities in maps, genealogy, Catholic culture and the Italian language bring new insights to several Marian Library exhibits and collections.

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