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Fine and Performing Arts June 29, 2020
University of Dayton music professor elected regional vice president of College Orchestra Directors Association

University of Dayton music educator and conductor Patrick Reynolds is taking a leadership role among his professional colleagues as the newly elected Northeast division vice president of the College Orchestra Directors Association.

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Humanities and Social Sciences June 12, 2020
Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop launches competition for funny stories about sisters

Anyone who has a sister knows it can be one of the closest and most fun relationships of your life.

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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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Human Rights June 03, 2020
Looking Back to Move Forward
Reflecting on the events of this past spring, it’s easy to see parallels with the social concerns that occupied Americans fifty years ago. Dr. Paul Morrow outlines these parallels, bringing to light the racial divisions of the Vietnam era that are still felt today.
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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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Experiential Learning April 30, 2020
UD communication students plan independent film festival in Dayton

University of Dayton students in the Department of Communication’s film marketing and distribution course spent the spring 2020 semester developing the framework to bring a film festival to the Dayton community. Their work will hit the big screen this fall.

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Experiential Learning April 23, 2020
Where are they now? - “Into the River” (River Stewards Children’s Book)

This past November, the Office of Experiential Learning attended the River Stewards Community Visioning Event, where the seniors of the 2020 Cohort turned to the Dayton community to get input on their capstone project - a book that would come to be titled Into the River. 

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Fine and Performing Arts April 09, 2020
University of Dayton applied theater group uses performance to drive social change
University of Dayton international student Feifan Ren had seen news coverage of gun violence in the United States, but he was shocked when last summer’s Oregon District shooting brought the issue close to his home at the University.
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Libraries April 06, 2020
In Memoriam: Tomie DePaola, Icon of Illustration

Famed artist's books often depicted Mary, saints and religious stories — including one that will be highlighted in the 2020-21 At the Manger exhibit.

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Sustainability February 21, 2020
Green Energy Ohio gives Green Achievement Award in Academia to UD

The University of Dayton will receive Green Energy Ohio's Green Achievement Award in Academia at an awards ceremony Friday, April 17, at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Green Energy Ohio honors individuals, businesses, universities, nonprofits, and government and community entities for promoting sustainable energy policies, technologies and practices and educating Ohioans on renewable resources and energy conservation and efficiency.

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