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College Faculty in the News: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

Professor and department chair Leslie Picca (Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) recently appeared on local media outlets to discuss a national restaurant chain's efforts to curtail bias-related incidents. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


College Faculty in the News: April 11, 2018

April 11, 2018

Assistant Professor Chelse Prather, Department of Biology, is making national news with her research on the impact of bugs the size of tiny twigs on the rainforest.


Student Research

April 06, 2018

Often, students say they picked a college for its beautiful campus or extracurricular activities. Jenea Adams is a bit different: she chose the University of Dayton for the Stander Symposium, a once-a-year opportunity to present undergraduate research to the campus community.


Rainforest Research

April 04, 2018

Bugs the size of tiny twigs have a large impact on the rainforest, according to a new study led by University of Dayton researcher Chelse Prather and published in the current issue of the prominent journal “Ecology.”


Sustainability Leader

April 03, 2018

Ben McCall, lead architect of a new model for campus sustainability who helped the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign become one of the most sustainable campuses in the nation, will become the first executive director of the University of Dayton's Hanley Sustainability Institute. His appointment starts Aug. 16.


College Faculty in the News: March 26, 2018

March 26, 2018

Interim Director Anthony Talbott, students and other representatives of the Human Rights Center recently engaged in several media conversations about the increase in human trafficking when large, national events such as the NCAA First Four games come to our community.


'Distinguished' Physics Students

March 23, 2018

The National Society of Physics Students named the University of Dayton's chapter a distinguished chapter for the 2016-17 academic year, for its involvement in local, regional and national Society of Physics Students meetings and events. This comes on the heels of the national organization bestowing "outstanding" and "distinguished" designations on the UD chapter in 2015-16 and 2014-15, respectively.


College Faculty in the News: March 9, 2018

March 09, 2018

Hunter Phillips Goodman, executive director of the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, and a group of engaged students discuss Campus Ministry's Impact Conference and the important role student activism plays within the local community.


Pay as You Throw

February 27, 2018

A University of Dayton student sustainability research project to encourage recycling and reduce landfill trash resulted in a proposed grant program to launch "pay-as-you-throw" waste management programs in Montgomery County, Ohio.


College Faculty in the News: February 9, 2018

February 09, 2018

The research of Associate Professor Simanti Dasgupta, department of sociology, anthropology and social work, examines a sex workers’ rights movement in India, focusing on the intersection of medicine and law.

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