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President May 25, 2023
A Dayton Original
Willis “Bing” Davis makes a lasting impression on everyone he meets — from school-age children to my 97-year-old father, from scholars and artists far and wide to community leaders.
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Human Rights May 19, 2023
Hudson named University's Human Rights Center executive director
A distinguished scholar who has served as a consultant to the European Union and the United Nations will become executive director of the UD Human Rights Center.
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Human Rights May 17, 2023
Decolonizing the narrative around constitutions, personal laws, and women’s rights
Many constitutions contain what are known as “clawback clauses,” which exempt personal law from their guarantees of nondiscrimination.
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President May 17, 2023
Lessons from a Philosopher-Provost

It's never about Paul. After a barrage of praise and gratitude for his stellar 38-year University of Dayton career, Dr. Paul Benson, true to character, turned the tables on a standing-room-only Kennedy Union ballroom crowd of well-wishers by saying, 'You’ve been teachers for me.'

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Diversity and Inclusion May 09, 2023
The Best Accident

When he was just 8 years old, Joseph Boateng left his home in Ghana to live with his parents in Ohio. It was a journey undertaken with the hope to reunite with his family and prepare for a bright future. It would also, with a little help from fate, lead him to the University of Dayton.

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President May 07, 2023
Always Say Yes!

"As you imagine and shape your future, I urge you to dream boldly, act with conviction, and lean into the moment. Keep moving forward, without fear, toward lives of great purpose and service. Say yes. Always say yes," University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina told the Class of 2023 at spring commencement.

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Campus and Community May 04, 2023
Students share disability research in collaboration with Brighter Connections Theatre
University of Dayton students learned about the experiences of people with disabilities through a research project with Brighter Connections Theatre.
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Teacher Education May 03, 2023
'A world with more kindness and joy than I could have ever imagined'

Choosing the University of Dayton was an easy decision, says Kylie Parker, but choosing to study intervention specialist education was even easier. Parker is in the first graduating class to earn a dual license to teach any level of disability.

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President May 02, 2023
It's About People

When trustees, alumni and friends ask me to describe the vision behind our ambitious and historic We Soar campaign, it comes down to three words: It's about people. 

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Students and Campus Life April 28, 2023
Finding his niche at the intersection of basketball and teaching

Senior Caleb South applies the skills he has learned as a teacher education major with the youth he trains and coaches on the basketball court.

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