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SEHS social digest: May 7, 2018

May 07, 2018

Students and faculty in the School of Education and Health Sciences didn't show any signs of slowing down as the school year neared its end. Our students presented at the Stander Symposium, won awards and celebrated milestones, while our dietetics program celebrated a 100% match rate (third year in a row!) and two of our Teacher Ed faculty created a way to get more diverse children’s books into the classroom. Follow this news and other recent updates being posted to the SEHS social media channels.


One-Hundred Percent Placement Rate

May 01, 2018

The University of Dayton's Pre-dentistry program achieved a 100 percent placement rate for graduating seniors for the first time in its recorded history. Community service and support from faculty, staff and even the University's president appear to be factors in the students' success.


Undergraduate Research Excellence

April 30, 2018

University of Dayton Pre-Medicine major Dante Pezzutti was the top awardee this month at the American Physiological Society Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego, California.


How Do We Re-Engineer Public Transportation to be More Inclusive?

April 27, 2018

IACT certificate students Alexandra Damiani, Lewis Forman and Quinton Thomas are colliding their purposes to redesign public transportation for people with autism.


How Do We Create a Healthy Community that can Sustain Itself?

April 26, 2018

IACT certificate students Karly Michel, Colin Joern and Maddie Thomas are colliding their purposes to develop a sustainable model for wellness and dental care.


Enabling New Virtual Realities

April 26, 2018

The University of Dayton Department of Computer Science opened a new set of virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) labs during the spring 2018 semester to expand its capability in researching and developing applications for virtual and augmented reality systems. The new facility in the former Music and Theatre Building expands the department's access to VR technology to three fully functioning labs with a variety of systems.


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.”


Preparing Sustainability Professionals

March 27, 2018

The University of Dayton is preparing students and professionals to serve the common good by offering graduate education in the growing field of sustainability. In January, the University launched a new sustainability studies graduate certificate and the required introductory course for the certificate, Foundations in Sustainability, is being piloted during the spring 2018 semester.


'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.

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