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Faith/Mission November 21, 2022
The Holy Fool

Catholic theologian Vincent Miller explores the history of "fools," a class of courtly entertainers, political needlers and traveling monastics on which the Juggler figure is based.

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President November 07, 2022
A Home for Mary
As a child, Melissa Kitchin '95 pretended to be Indiana Jones as she explored the estate and garage sale "treasures" in her grandfather's filled-to-the-brim garage.
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Fine and Performing Arts September 20, 2022
ArtsLIVE returns with live classical and jazz music performances
The University of Dayton's ArtsLIVE Performance Series resumes with the first of several concerts scheduled for the 2022-23 academic year.
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Faculty September 19, 2022
Twin art professors’ work honors blue-collar workers, addresses social justice issues
Kyle and Kelly Phelps are identical twin brothers, celebrated sculptors and art educators with work that's been featured in more than 200 national and international exhibitions.
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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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Fine and Performing Arts August 01, 2022
Common Good Players present, perform at conference on using theater for social change

The University of Dayton’s Common Good Players took its show on the road this summer, presenting and performing at an international conference dedicated to using theater as a means to promote social change in Chicago.

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Libraries July 25, 2022
Anichini’s Rome

Ezio Anichini drew on classical heritage as another piece of the puzzle for Italian identity in his art.

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Libraries July 18, 2022
Crickets, Toads and Fairy Tales

Marian Library exhibit "A Vision of Art and Faith" puts on display 18th-century artist Ezio Anichini's illustrations for children's literature, including miracle stories of the Virgin Mary.

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Libraries June 23, 2022
‘Golden’ Holy Cards

An 18th-century prayer card embellished with colorful cloth and shining foil gives a hint at its Germanic origins but invites questions about its connections to Italy.

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Libraries June 06, 2022
Anichini’s ‘Divine Comedy’

Ezio Anichini, whose artwork is the focus of the Marian Library's current exhibit, visually narrated one of the greatest works of the Catholic faith — Dante's Divine Comedy.

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