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Engineering September 25, 2022
Better engineer, better person, chemical engineering student grateful for ETHOS experience

When I came to Dayton and toured the School of Engineering as a senior in high school, I left knowing two things: I wanted to be a Dayton Flyer; I wanted to be a participant in The Ethos Center program.

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Students and Campus Life September 12, 2022
UD photography student selected for exclusive national fellowship
University of Dayton photography major Jayonna Johnson is one of eight college students nationwide selected as an Imagining America Joy of Giving Something fellow.
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Engineering August 25, 2022
Virtual reality lab brings buildings to life for civil engineers

When a building is built, it's too late to change the placement of something. But a new virtual reality lab for civil engineers at the University of Dayton will bring buildings to life before dirt is turned, allowing engineers to see if the way it's intended to be built is the way it should be.

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Experiential Learning August 22, 2022
Turning Potential Into Action

Daisha Williams earned good grades in high school, and her hard work paid off. She now plans to graduate from UD in the spring of 2023 with a degree in education.

But being a Flyer wasn’t always a sure thing for Williams. Until it happened.

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Research August 16, 2022
The Dunbar Initiative at the University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is preserving the legacy of Dayton native Paul Laurence Dunbar, one of the first Black writers in the U.S. to achieve national prominence.
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Engineering August 10, 2022
Stitt Scholars Program helps engineering student translate language of business

To University of Dayton mechanical engineering student, Grace Silverberg, and her classmates, "business" can be a foreign language. But with UD's Stitt Scholars Program, she's able to speak to those in the field who someday will help sell her ideas.

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Experiential Learning August 10, 2022
Karen Lovett wins national honor for excellence in experiential learning

Karen Velasquez Lovett, director of the University’s Office of Experiential Learning, will be honored by a national organization Sept. 27 for her leadership in advancing experiential learning at UD.

Lovett will receive the 2022 Outstanding Leader in Experiential Education: Higher Education award from the National Society for Experiential Education during the organization’s annual conference in Salt Lake City. The award recognizes leaders in higher education who demonstrate innovative approaches to experiential learning at their institutions.

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Human Rights August 09, 2022
Our Malawi Practicum Experience (Part 2)

In this series, recent UD Graduates, Sierra Kochersperger and Steven Shamblen, reflect on f their 10-week journey with the Human Rights Center’s Malawi Research Practicum.

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Students and Campus Life August 03, 2022
When you were in college, what would you have said if someone asked, “What is your vocation?” Would you have named your future career? Perhaps your plans for single, married or religious life? The Callings program at the University of Dayton gives students a different perspective — focusing their attention on arguably the most important time of life: right now.
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Engineering August 02, 2022
Engineering students experience sustainable engineering in the rich, vibrant culture of Western Africa through The Ethos Center

University of Dayton School of Engineering seniors, Eric, electrical engineering, and Emma, chemical engineering, participated in a summer ETHOS Immersion in Haatso, Ghana, and worked hand-in-hand with Academic City University College faculty, technicians and students on various sustainability-focused projects.

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