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President March 02, 2023
'Say Yes'
Professor Anne Crecelius didn’t just teach human physiology to University of Dayton students. She taught life lessons to everyone she touched, certainly including me.
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Technology January 31, 2023
University of Dayton top 9 percent of U.S. schools in national cybersecurity competition
UD computer science students finished in the top 9 percent nationally in the National Cyber League’s fall season.
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Engineering January 20, 2023
We Made the Cover of OhioENGINEER!

Congratulations to the faculty and students from the University of Dayton School of Engineering who made the cover of OhioENGINEER's 2022 year-end "Engineering Education" issue that features Ohio engineering schools. Mechanical engineering students Jordan Wilson (left) and Bridget Gerber (right) work with Kim Bigelow, Ph.D. (center), director of the Engineering Wellness through Biomechanics Lab to adapt toys for children with disabilities. The toys are then donated to children in need via the United Rehabilitation Services of Greater Dayton. 

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President January 11, 2023
Be Uncommon

I sat among colleagues at the 2023 Learning Teaching Forum and listened with rapt attention to Dr. Karlos Marshall as he shared his deeply personal educational journey and offered lessons for bringing out the best in every University of Dayton student.

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Law January 11, 2023
A Path To Sustainability

See how 3L Chelcie Barnett’s interests in science and the law led her to the School of Law’s Hanley Sustainability Collaborative.

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Experiential Learning January 09, 2023
A Healthy Partnership
As an anchor institution, we pride ourselves on developing mutually beneficial partnerships in the community, but the one with Premier Health stands tall in my mind. As neighbors, we share a special bond that goes beyond proximity to philosophy.
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President December 21, 2022
Hands-On Learning
At the beginning of the semester Professor Kim Bigelow and Rachel Zidaroff, director of operations for United Rehabilitation Services (URS), gave four mechanical engineering students a modest $1,500 budget and a challenge — create a prototype of a portable device that would help people with limited motor skills take their work gloves on and off by themselves using just one hand.
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Fine and Performing Arts December 15, 2022
Music theorist, LGBTQ+ advocate working to make UD music curriculum more inclusive
Daniele Shlomit Sofer is bringing new ways of thinking to the ongoing revision of the University of Dayton’s music theory curriculum to make it more inclusive.
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Engineering December 13, 2022
Different engineering paths to UD lead to research for the common good

Elizabeth Shafer, mechanical engineering junior, and Zach Kranz, electronic and computer engineering technology junior, chose the University of Dayton School of Engineering for different reasons. However, they recently worked together through the School’s Summer Undergraduate Research Experience program and in the Wearable and Tunable Systems Lab with Dr. Alex Watson, assistant professor, Department of Engineering Management, Systems and Technology.

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Engineering December 01, 2022
Computer engineering student creates public speaking simulator with faculty mentor

Inspired by his own struggles with public speaking, University of Dayton junior Bao Truong created a virtual reality simulator to allow users to practice presentations before a computer-generated crowd.

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