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Research April 05, 2021
University of Dayton faculty develop courses, digital archive to preserve Paul Laurence Dunbar’s legacy with $150K grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

A University of Dayton initiative to develop interdisciplinary courses and create a digital archive to help preserve the legacy of Dayton native Paul Laurence Dunbar launched its first faculty cohort, with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Sustainability March 31, 2021
Hanley Sustainability Institute releases 2018-2020 report, ‘A growing role at UD’

The Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton has released an impact report covering the calendar years of 2018 through 2020, which included a major expansion of HSI, which was founded in 2014. “A growing role at UD” summarizes key events during the span which includes hiring of its executive director, adding faculty and staff, introducing a fast-growing sustainability major and graduate certificate, student leadership and experiential learning, national recognition as a sustainability leader and being part of an award-winning paper on the path to carbon neutrality at UD.

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Libraries March 31, 2021
Welcome to Roesch Library: Nifty at 50
Celebrate Roesch Library's 50 years on campus with sweets, keepsakes and the success that comes from making the most of the resources, spaces and services in the University Libraries.
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Faculty March 29, 2021
University of Dayton communication professor writing textbook guided by student voices

University of Dayton professor Jon Hess is writing an interpersonal communication textbook with a twist. Hess and colleague, Elizabeth Baiocchi-Wagner, a former University of Portland adjunct professor of communication who now works in industry, are testing the textbook with their students during the 2021 spring semester, prior to the book’s publication.

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Business March 18, 2021
Financial Markets: It is Not What They Are, But What You Do With Them

The financial systems’ ability to pool resources to fund projects and share risks is unparalleled and has shaped the world we live in. Dr. Maria Vivero reflects on how CAP 305/FIN 200, a new course offered by the Department of Economics and Finance combines discussions on finance, diversity and social justice.

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Engineering March 15, 2021
University of Dayton Mechanical Engineering Researchers Develop Reliable Predictive COVID-19 Model with 95% Accuracy Rating

At the University of Dayton School of Engineering during the fall 2020 semester, graduate student, Taylor Zehring, had the opportunity to research COVID-19 public policies and prediction factors for his Case Study in Engineering Management. With the help of Dr. Kevin Hallinan, professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Zehring was able to develop a reliable predictive model for COVID-19 with a 95% accuracy rating.

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Human Rights March 15, 2021
University of Dayton Human Rights Center faculty and students create online exhibit exploring Vietnam War’s impact on campus

A key component of the Vietnam Legacies Project explores the University of Dayton in a wartime setting, showcasing protests, personal stories and the greater effects of the war on campus. An initiative of the UD Human Rights Center, the project includes a virtual exhibit launched during the 2020 fall semester, as well as a two-day online symposium in October that addressed the impact of the war in the U.S. and attracted more than 40 panelists and attendees.

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Research March 09, 2021
University of Dayton computer scientist, doctoral graduate awarded $25K to use artificial intelligence in silicon crystal growth

Lam Research Corporation awarded a University of Dayton computer scientist and a doctoral graduate $25,000 for fundamental research on artificial intelligence for silicon crystal growth.

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Faith/Mission March 02, 2021
University of Dayton Marian Forum explores connections between Annunciation, modern challenges of racism, immigration and the pandemic

What wisdom does Mary, the mother of Jesus, have to offer us about contemporary concerns we’ve been facing in the past year?

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Human Rights February 26, 2021
Interview With HRC Postdoc Paul Morrow On Mass Atrocities and Advocacy
HRC Postdoc, Paul Morrow, discusses his research in his latest book, how advocacy can prevent further mass atrocities, and touches on his next project looking at images of atrocity in an interview with HRC Senior Researcher Alexandra Budabin.
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