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Libraries June 28, 2021
Librarians Receive Gender Equity Research Fellowship
The University of Dayton's 2021-22 Gender Equity Research Fellowship has been awarded to Christina (Tina) Beis, associate professor and director of collections strategies and services for the University Libraries, and Kayla Harris, associate professor and archivist for the Marian Library.
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Sustainability June 25, 2021
EPA’s Environmental Justice Academy at UD in September; applications being accepted

Applications are being accepted for Ohio’s first Environmental Justice Academy, a training program developed for emerging community, non-profit and environmental leaders to help cultivate skills and address environmental challenges. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission (MVRPC) are hosting the event Sept. 10-11 at the University of Dayton.

Applications (two per entity only) must be submitted by July 7 to R5_EJAcademy@epa.gov. Participants must be based in Darke, Preble, Montgomery, Miami, Greene or northern Warren counties. More information is available at https://www.epa.gov/oh/ej-academy.

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Sustainability June 24, 2021
Brecha book review: Shellenberger’s 'Apocalypse Never' doesn’t offer constructive proposals for solutions
Michael Shellenberger's recent book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All, shows disdain for any renewable energy outside of nuclear and rips into vegans and vegetarians. He uses outdated data to try to make some of his points and is much more concerned with setting up strawmen based on the most exaggerated arguments about sustainability issues and tearing these down. He does not offer constructive proposals.
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Libraries June 17, 2021
Wheels of Enterprise: Dayton Manufacturing
Newspapers, maps, photos and ads create a snapshot of a once-thriving industry.
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President May 18, 2021
A Nobel Soul

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the University of Dayton pays tribute to our students, graduates, faculty, staff — and our Nobel Laureate. Charles J. Pedersen, described as “a brilliant chemist with the soul of an artist,” shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1987 for his discovery of crown ethers.

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Human Rights May 06, 2021
Interview with HRC Faculty Fellow Heather MacLachlan on Music and Human Rights Advocacy

HRC Faculty Fellow, Heather MacLachlan, discusses her research on ethnomusicology and the role of music in political movements and human rights advocacy in an interview with HRC Postdoc Paul Morrow.

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Faculty May 03, 2021
University of Dayton health communicator publishes research on using entertainment to teach children about COVID-19

University of Dayton health communication expert Angeline Sangalang researched how shows, such as popular children's show Sesame Street, are being used internationally to teach children about COVID-19.

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Experiential Learning April 29, 2021
Online Experiential Learning Development Program (OELDP) Faculty Explore Virtual Communities and Technologies to Enhance EL
This Spring, the Offices of Experiential Learning and eLearning collaborated on a pilot program for faculty entitled “Online Experiential Development Program”or OELDP. The goal of the program is to help faculty use best practices to develop online experiential learning (EL) activities for their courses. The 4 session program met from March-April 2021.
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Libraries April 27, 2021
32 Years of the Stander Symposium

University Archives student employee Bella Fusillo built a historical timeline using photographs and documents from the Stander Symposium.

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Engineering April 27, 2021
IT Flies aircraft simulation competition celebrates 10 years of international cooperation
The IT Flies! aircraft simulation competition is a tradition very close to the heart of the University of Dayton School of Engineering. Every year, the Merlin Flight Simulation Group and the School of Engineering host student teams from the United States and the United Kingdom on campus in the Flight Simulation Laboratory in Kettering Labs
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