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Campus and Community May 27, 2021
Summer 2021 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, Center for International Programs, and the Diversity ILG Working Group.
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President March 17, 2021
Delayed — But Not Denied

I truly admire the resilience and tenacity of our student-athletes, who endured months of uncertainty to compete this spring. With “DAYTON” on their chests or their backs, they are our winners — every last one.

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Libraries January 28, 2021
Hank Aaron: A Highlight in Collections of Miriam Jacobs, Si Burick

Items in University Archives and Special Collections commemorate the life and accomplishments of Hank Aaron, who died Jan. 22.

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Human Rights June 09, 2020
Podcast: Sexual Identity, Inclusion, and Community on Campus
What does community mean for undergraduate students at the University of Dayton? What does the college experience look like for students who identify as LGBTQ+? How does sexual identity shape how students interact both inside the classroom and out? Sociology 329 students conducted research on these questions and created a podcast in their “Sex, Crime, and Law” course.
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Human Rights June 02, 2020
Stand Up for Human Rights: #BlackLivesMatter
The Human Rights Center joins the multitude of voices condemning the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many other Black men and women, demanding accountability for these injustices and proposing actions to reform our current system.
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Libraries May 31, 2020
June Madness: Library Kicks Off Bracketology of Books
64 titles face off in a tournament of tomes — mystery/thriller, nonfiction, sci-fi/fantasy and classics. Will you have the winning bracket? Voting starts Monday, June 1.
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Libraries March 31, 2020
Pandemics: UD Archivist Looks Back … and Forward

Despite alumni deaths, cancellations and temporary closure, scant historical records leave an incomplete picture of the effect of the 1918 flu pandemic on the campus community. Let’s not leave this gap.

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Libraries March 25, 2020
Archives Turns Women’s History Spotlight on Women’s Basketball

In honor of Women's History Month, and in the wake of the pandemic's cancellation of March Madness, University Archives would like to present this brief look at the tournament’s history and the University’s athletics evolution.

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Libraries March 24, 2020
From the Archives: A Celebration of Women’s History at UD
A new exhibit by University Archives and Special Collections highlights some of these extraordinary accomplishments of women in UD's history.
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Sustainability March 03, 2020
Champions on the court and off; UD honored by Dayton Power and Light

On the same evening the University of Dayton men’s basketball team clinched the outright Atlantic 10 regular season title with a win over Davidson, UD president Eric Spina raised the Dayton Power and Light Savings Champion trophy. The trophy, and a giant check presented at an event earlier Feb. 28, were in recognition of the university’s $1.2 million in energy rebates this past decade.

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