Skip to main content

Blogs

Blogs Archive
Research December 09, 2019
In research published in Nature, UD geologist contributes to global index of most important, threatened water towers

University of Dayton environmental geologist Umesh Haritashya is one of 32 international scientists who contributed to research published Dec. 9 in Nature that assessed and ranked the planet’s 78 mountain glacier-based water systems in order of their importance to adjacent lowland communities and vulnerability to future environmental and socioeconomic changes.

Read More
Faculty November 27, 2019
College Faculty in the News: November 27, 2019

Nancy Martorano Miller, Department of Political Science, recently discussed how breaks in state party ties could affect national election outcomes. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

Read More
Research November 18, 2019
Student engages with hands-on learning in genetic testing

Katie Parker has spent most of her four years at the University of Dayton searching for a chemical to minimize the effects of brain cancer.

Read More
Faculty November 12, 2019
College Faculty in the News: November 12, 2019

Joseph Valenzano III, Department of Communication, discusses pros and cons for both retailers and consumers as holiday advertising, shopping and special activities start earlier and earlier each year. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

Read More
Campus and Community November 01, 2019
Dialogue as a Mechanism of Organizational Learning
Dialogue can be a valuable part of a larger process of collective action.  Through dialogue, participants can build mutual understanding before, during, or after specific steps are taken.  In such cases, dialogue can infuse a line of action on the part of a group or organization with the potential for individual and collective learning.  Organizational units at UD might look to the Dialogue Zone to serve as a partner as they think about their plans for action and improvement. Facilitators can assist in developing regular spaces for collective reflection, separate from decision-making and implementation but fundamentally tied to these as elements of a larger process of strategic action.
Read More
President October 31, 2019
Happy 200th Birthday!

Walking through campus, I pass by statues of the mother of Jesus that stand as beacons of grace, strength, and faith. At twilight, I gaze upward at the illuminated Madonna and child image that adorns the side of Miriam Hall and feel peace and a sense of purpose.

Read More
Faculty October 25, 2019
College Faculty in the News: October 25, 2019

Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History, discusses how one midwestern airport is looking toward the future of the U.S. air travel experience. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

Read More
Faculty October 21, 2019
UD physicist develops model that predicts Arctic ice melt
A new study co-published by a University of Dayton physicist offers a model to better predict the effects of climate change on Arctic sea ice. Their discovery, which is gaining attention from popular science and technology publications such as Scientific American, Physics World and WIRED, could improve climate models for predicting ice loss in the Arctic.
Read More
Faculty October 10, 2019
College Faculty in the News: October 10, 2019

Professor Bill Trollinger, Department of History and Core Integrated Studies Program, discusses the history of Christian fundamentalism in the United States and the impact of this movement on modern society. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

Read More
Research October 07, 2019
UD leads $2M environmental research project

University of Dayton chemist Justin Biffinger will lead a new $2 million federal research program to investigate how fungi degrade polyurethane-based coatings and how degradation impacts the environment.

Read More