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President December 20, 2019
Thank You, Dad
I have often been accused of being sentimental. In my defense, Italian Catholics are known to be a bit emotional. My eyes well up watching movies, dropping my kids off at college and thinking about what Karen means to me. I plead guilty, unapologetically.
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Human Rights December 20, 2019
Three Ways to Celebrate a Conscious Christmas
‘Tis the season to be ethical! Learn how you can celebrate a Conscious Christmas through fair trade products and sustainable practices.
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Campus and Community December 19, 2019
Christmas Blessings from the UD Center for Catholic Education
At this blessed time of year we extend Christmas greetings to you!
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Sustainability December 18, 2019
UD RE-volv aims for $3,000 by New Year's Eve for solar seed fund to help non-profits
The University of Dayton chapter of RE-volv has raised about $75,000 the past two years to allow two local non-profit organizations to switch to solar energy. This year, the group is hoping for many small contributions by Dec. 31 to attain their goal of $3,000 for its "Solar Seed Fund." To donate to the new fund, visit RE-volv's website.
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President December 14, 2019
Serve First. Lead Second.
University of Dayton President Eric Spina shares words of advice from the Class of 2019 in his remarks at winter commencement.
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Engineering December 13, 2019
Mother Teresa's Influence Continues to Inspire University of Dayton Engineers

My mother met Mother Teresa and often spoke of her. My brothers and I were reminded to never forget the less fortunate. During my time at UD, I became unsettled and started to question if I was being called to serve as Mother Teresa did but with an engineering degree.

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Engineering December 13, 2019
Personal tragedies can't keep Josh Biris from graduation day, GE Aviation operations management leadership program

"It could be worse," University of Dayton senior Josh Biris said during the first week of December, near the anniversaries of his parents' deaths. "I could have given up after their passing, but that's not what my parents wanted for me. They wanted me to finish college. They wanted me to succeed and become something. I did it for them."

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Engineering December 12, 2019
Emerson Helix Innovation Scholarship Awarded to Outstanding University of Dayton Students

Five University of Dayton students — including three engineering majors — were recently awarded the Helix Innovation Scholarship from Emerson for demonstrating excellence in creative thinking, innovation and problem-solving.

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Human Rights December 11, 2019
SPHR19: A Call for Innovation and Creativity in Advocacy
As part of the 2019 Social Practice of Human Rights Conference, the University of Dayton Human Rights Center and OpenGlobalRights collaborated with JustLabs to facilitate creative prototyping workshops around the conference’s three main themes: Eco-Economic Transformation, Technological Transformation, and Social & Political Transformation.
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President December 10, 2019
A Glimpse of God

We take walking for granted, but graduating mechanical engineering students Ellen Lucchesi and Michael Fornadel will walk down the aisle at winter commencement with a much better appreciation for this simple act than most of us will ever have.

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