Humanities and social sciences


Researching Singleness

September 19, 2017

Those who never marry, the casually committed, the widowed, the divorced — these and other single people are being overlooked by the church today, Jana Bennett writes in her new book, Singleness and the Church: A New Theology of the Single Life, from Oxford University Press.


Statehouse Civic Scholars

September 12, 2017

Now in its sixth year, the University of Dayton Statehouse Civic Scholars program is helping to build a community of students and alumni in and around the Ohio statehouse.


College Faculty in the News: September 11, 2017

September 11, 2017

Associate Professor Shuang-Ye Wu, department of geology, discusses local flood control in light of recent U.S. hurricane activity. Follow these stories and other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


College Alumni Honored

September 11, 2017

The University of Dayton celebrated three College of Arts and Sciences graduates who have devoted their careers to educating and entertaining children at the University’s 2017 alumni awards Saturday, Sept. 9. They were among six alumni honored at the 50th anniversary awards ceremony.


The KKK and UD in the 1920s

September 08, 2017

Given the recent events in Charlottesville, it makes sense to think of the time - less than a century ago - when the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) terrorized the University of Dayton, and when students fought back.


Meet the Woman who Made the World Laugh

August 28, 2017

The University of Dayton has expanded its Erma Bombeck Collection.


College Faculty in the News: August 25, 2017

August 25, 2017

Several College faculty recently contributed to the national conversation on hate groups in the U.S. following the tragic events in Charlottesville VA. Follow these stories and other recent media coverage of College of Arts and Sciences faculty research, scholarship and commentary.


A Fresh Perspective on the World

August 23, 2017

Meg Maloney, a senior environmental biology major from Glen Ellyn, Illinois, is blazing an admirable path at the University of Dayton. She is president of the Sustainability Club, a student leader in the Hanley Sustainability Institute and active with the Rivers Institute. On Tuesday, Aug. 22, she delivered the following student keynote address at convocation, which formally begins the academic year.


Linda Majka Award Winners

August 22, 2017

University of Dayton senior sociology majors Emily McAleese and BreAnn Porter-Hill spent their summer researching challenges faced by immigrants and refugees in the Dayton area as the first two recipients of the University’s Linda C. Majka Research Award.


Advice to the Class of 2021

August 21, 2017

This year, the University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences welcomes more than 1,050 first-year students, representing nearly half of the University’s more than 2,250 new students from 41 states and 16 countries.

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