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All About Mary

October 15, 2018

The Marian Library attracts scholars and the curious, Mary aficionados and pop culture lovers. It’s a treasure trove of all things Mary.


Here Comes the Sun...

October 01, 2018

When I climbed up on the roof of Fitz Hall this spring to observe the installation of solar panels, I caught a glimpse of a bright future.


Roesch Refresh

September 24, 2018

Roesch Library has always had personality, some might even say a bit of an attitude. After taking a sneak peek at the second-floor makeover, part of a $10.7 million modernization that will wrap up next August, I predict “Club Roesch” — as students lovingly call it — will be one of the coolest university libraries around.


Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.

September 14, 2018

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina warmly welcomed faculty and staff to a new academic year, focusing his annual address around three short phrases: Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.


A Summer to Remember

September 11, 2018

It's not hard to spot University of Dayton students, even if their T-shirts don’t sport our ever-present logo. They carry their passion like a calling card.


That's Passion

September 08, 2018

These University of Dayton alumni excel and inspire. Meet the 2018 award winners.


Renewed Journey of Faith

August 22, 2018

In a message to students, faculty, and staff on the first day of the fall semester, I offer a heartfelt welcome and ask us to be "the best community members we can be."


Great Joy, Great Blessing

August 20, 2018

One by one, members of the President’s Council placed an artifact representing either a favorite part of their job or their philosophy of leadership into the center of the room at the Spiritual Center of Maria Stein.


Welcome to the Neighborhood, Adèle!

August 13, 2018

Although the Adèle Center still needed some finishing touches when I toured it a few weeks ago, it’s not going to take long for the new kid on the block to gain respect as it welcomes its first student residents this week.


Our Home is an R&D Powerhouse

August 06, 2018

“Alex, I’ll take research powerhouses for $200.” Not only could I ace this category on “Jeopardy!” but I could also draw well-deserved attention to the University of Dayton Research Institute, whose growth has helped propel UD to a record $150 million in annual sponsored research and impressive research rankings.

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