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Research November 23, 2021
University of Dayton psychologist partners with Harvard-affiliated hospital and Dayton nonprofit to research generational trauma, mental health of children

Lucy Allbaugh, an assistant professor of psychology at UD, and a team of undergraduate and graduate students partnered with researchers from McLean Hospital, a Harvard affiliate, on the Dayton Kids Project, which aims to better understand childhood adversity.

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Campus and Community November 22, 2021
University of Dayton students organize art exhibition, fundraising dinner to promote community food justice

University of Dayton students are spinning plates — literally — to prepare for Dinner in the Desert Kitchen V: Forage Ahead, an annual fundraising dinner, art exhibition and auction to benefit nonprofit community partners and raise awareness about food justice efforts in Dayton.

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Faculty November 18, 2021
University of Dayton aviation historian Janet Bednarek featured in ‘Wall Street Journal,’ ‘Rolling Stone’ and other outlets for expertise
Media outlets including the History Channel, The Wall Street Journal and Rolling Stone magazine are flocking to University of Dayton history professor Janet Bednarek for her expertise on aviation history.
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Experiential Learning November 16, 2021
University of Dayton sociologist uses eggs, gravity to demonstrate social inequality for students
By taking a familiar egg drop activity in which students design a “nest” to protect a raw egg from a high fall and adding several class-conscious twists, a sociology professor illustrates the relationships to introduce students to the topic of social inequality and vulnerability.
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Campus and Community November 15, 2021
UDayton Writes returns to celebrate the written word

The Department of English recently held its third UDayton Writes event in conjunction with the National Council of Teachers of English's National Day on Writing. The event draws attention to the remarkable variety of composing that writers from all walks of life create and makes them aware of their craft.

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Research November 09, 2021
National Science Foundation awards University of Dayton isotope geochemist $157K to study impact of extreme weather pattern shifts on early humans in East Africa
The National Science Foundation awarded University of Dayton isotope geochemist Zelalem Bedaso a three-year, $156,776 grant to study seasonal rainfall variability over the last 200,000 years in East Africa to understand the impact of extreme weather on early humans and the ecosystems on which they depended.
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Students and Campus Life November 08, 2021
University of Dayton graphic design students collaborate with Dayton poet Sierra Leone on interactive poster exhibit at The Hub Powered by PNC
For Dayton poet Sierra Leone, collaborating with University of Dayton graphic design students to turn her compositions into artwork was a dream come true.
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Campus and Community November 01, 2021
University of Dayton Science Center pendulum swinging again after restoration and repairs
A University of Dayton campus landmark since 1959, the Foucault pendulum in Sherman Hall is swinging again after several rounds of repairs in recent years. After decades of wear and tear, and a more recent alignment issue in 2020, faculty and staff restored the pendulum to working order during the summer.
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Humanities and Social Sciences October 27, 2021
Mapping the Media Cityscape of New Orleans

In this installment of On Teaching and Student Voices, Robert Joseph reflects on teaching an undergraduate interdisciplinary social science course (SSC 200) at the University of Dayton focused on mapping film and television cityscapes in New Orleans. The post also features a link to the syllabus for the course, the map of New Orleans filming locations produced by the students at the end of the semester, and an exemplary presentation culminating from the major course assignment. 

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Human Rights October 19, 2021
2021 Summer Fellowships: A Look at Counterpart International’s PAR Project Internship

This summer, student Steven Shamblen interned with Counterpart International, a development organization working on promoting human rights globally. He highlights his experiences while working on various projects through the Promoting Advocacy and Rights Program located in Bangladesh.

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