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Engineering December 01, 2022
Computer engineering student creates public speaking simulator with faculty mentor

Inspired by his own struggles with public speaking, University of Dayton junior Bao Truong created a virtual reality simulator to allow users to practice presentations before a computer-generated crowd.

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Faith/Mission December 01, 2022
A Christmas Conversion

Student staff member explores Marian Library materials about the Christmas "conversion" of St. Thérèse de Lisieux.

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Engineering November 30, 2022
Engineering systems for the common good: With math, class hopes to offer solutions to homelessness

It's an equation that may seem impossible, an engineering professor using math to help find solutions for homelessness in Montgomery County, but Raúl Ordóñez believes his class can calculate some very real answers.

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Human Rights November 30, 2022
Democracy and the Social Practice of Human Rights in Africa
African scholar-practitioners gather on the sidelines of the  73rd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in The Gambia to share insights on the perils and potential the pandemic has created for human rights advocacy in Africa.
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Libraries November 28, 2022
Finals Week: Roesch Library Style(s)
We have a set list of services and resources to make finals week golden for University of Dayton students.
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Giving November 28, 2022
Education and Values

Both of Sandra Henry’s ’69 parents were smart and accomplished, but neither was able to complete their bachelor’s degree due to a lack of funds. In their honor, she has created two scholarships: the Kenneth Henry Scholarship and the Alice Henry Scholarship. As a lifelong educator, she directed the scholarships to help UD School of Education and Health Sciences students earn their degrees — and graduate without substantial debt.

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Faith/Mission November 26, 2022
Beginning Advent with Coloring Activities

Color your way to Christmas with these printables from the Marian Library for the first week of Advent.

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Engineering November 23, 2022
“Danger Zone” named UD engineering class of 2026 song

Samuel Weaver, Matthew P. Shaffer and 200 first-year engineering students signed a petition to name “Danger Zone” as their class song and accept the song's challenge: “You never know what you can do until you get it up as high as you can go.”

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November 22, 2022
Gathering Around the Table
"I'm so grateful for the gifts each of you brings to our campus as we strive to be a University that welcomes all around the table," University of Dayton President Eric Spina wrote in his Thanksgiving message to the campus community.
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Libraries November 21, 2022
Climate Research: Metrics, Ethics
If you're looking for another reason to publish open access (OA), consider climate change. While increased citations aren't a guarantee, open-access publications do reach larger audiences.
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