Blogs Archive
President November 21, 2017
In my Thanksgiving message to the University of Dayton community, I reflect on why this holiday holds such meaning. It's about going home ? to a place beyond the family table to one in our hearts.
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President October 19, 2017
Coaching Character
It didn?t surprise me to hear that Alexis Kiehl is one of 10 finalists for the prestigious 2017 Senior CLASS Award in women?s collegiate soccer. It?s not because she leads the Atlantic 10 in goals scored this season, an impressive achievement. This recognition goes beyond competition to character.
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Diversity and Inclusion October 02, 2017
Focus on the Goal, Not the Struggle
Arnika Edwards has been a part of the University of Dayton Women?s Basketball Coaching Staff as Director of Basketball Operations since 2013. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010. This is her story.
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President May 10, 2017
This is Our Home
Since I have arrived at UD, people have been asking me whether we will build a new Arena. My response? As fans chant at Flyer games, "This is our house!" Indeed, the University of Dayton Arena is ? and will continue to be ? our home.
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Libraries May 04, 2017
'Millennial Reboot'
A new book by a University of Dayton alumna is tailor-made for the newest class of college graduates entering the workforce this month ? and may have some lessons for their employers, too.
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President April 20, 2017
The Road Starts Here Again
I felt nervous anticipation among community leaders who gathered around a large screen in the University of Dayton Arena to await the NCAA's announcement of its host sites for tournaments, year by year, through 2022. Suddenly a loud cheer went up.
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Libraries March 31, 2017
Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
As Major League Baseball Opening Day approaches, one must think about where all the men who play in the majors got their start. Some came to the professional leagues from collegiate teams - including St. Mary's Institute and the University of Dayton.
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Athletics March 20, 2017
Flyer Than Most
UD men's basketball caps off another great year.
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Engineering March 10, 2017
Flyer Fever Spreads Internationally Through Work of Engineering Students
Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics graduate students, Yiqing Zhou and Xueyin Shi, were featured in a ?CBS This Morning? story about the Dayton Flyer?s audio broadcasts of men?s basketball games in Mandarin Chinese on Friday, March 10.
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President March 02, 2017
Marching into Madness
After the Dayton Flyers men's basketball team clinched the Atlantic 10 title on Wednesday night, I found myself happily immersed in a sea of jubilant students on the Arena floor as the winningest class in school history cut down the net.
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