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Engineering June 29, 2020
Senior Design Project Helps VyrtX Optimize Organ Transportation
Through their senior design project, Liam Budnik ’20, Grace Culpepper ’21, Jonathan Schierl ’20, Zachary Schumm ’20 and Michael Zawlocki ’20 created a beta artificial intelligence plan for VyrtX, a medical logistics company.
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Experiential Learning June 28, 2020
GivePulse: UD's New Community Engagement Tool
GivePulse is a new online platform that promotes community-engaged learning.
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Engineering June 15, 2020
The Inaugural ETHOS/KEEN Remote Immersion Program
The ETHOS Center with the support of the School of Engineering’s KEEN grant from the KERN Family Foundation has implemented the first-ever remote Dayton and domestic immersion program this summer.
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Experiential Learning June 15, 2020
UD students work remotely to complete ‘Dayton’s Darkest Summer’

Filmmaking is a collaborative process, but when the University of Dayton campus closed in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a dozen media production students needed to find a way to work together remotely from across the nation to complete their year-long documentary project.

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Human Rights June 11, 2020
Lessons from a Grassroots Development Nonprofit
Rebecca Westphal, Malawi Graduate Fellow 2019-20, shares what she learned about sustainable community-based development through her time at Determined to Develop.
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Engineering June 09, 2020
How ETHOS Impacted my Career Decisions
William Strosnider, PhD, is an ecological engineer orientated towards applied biogeochemistry. His focus has been on characterizing water quality issues and advancing sustainable solutions to restore ecosystems and safeguard human health, often in international contexts. This has generally entailed creating settings for naturally occurring biogeochemical processes to proceed optimally (e.g., floating treatment wetlands, bioreactors, stormwater wetlands). As the director of the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory, he is particularly interested in improving coastal water management.
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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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Engineering June 04, 2020
School of Engineering Students Help Mission of Mary Cooperative Become Net-Zero
With the help of School of Engineering programs and students, Mission of Mary Cooperative (MMC), an urban farming initiative, has been verified as a net-zero energy campus through the New Buildings Institute.
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Giving June 02, 2020
Hollywood Connections
Flyers in Hollywood is an annual event that brings alumni working in the entertainment industry together with current students preparing for their dreams to do the same. Although the trip couldn’t take place this year because of the pandemic, that didn’t stop alumni and students from making connections.
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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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