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Campus and Community May 29, 2023
The Experience Is Everything

Although Marty Kilbane ’21 grew up in Cleveland, his parents — both UD grads — established a tradition of taking the family to Dayton to attend Christmas on Campus, and the result is truly a gift.

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President May 25, 2023
A Dayton Original
Willis “Bing” Davis makes a lasting impression on everyone he meets — from school-age children to my 97-year-old father, from scholars and artists far and wide to community leaders.
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Faculty May 24, 2023
ChatGPT vs. UD Faculty - Who Writes the Best Prompts?
Discussion forums are often cited as students' least favorite part of online learning. Can UD faculty write online discussion prompts better than ChatGPT?
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Faith/Mission May 19, 2023
Compline and Cones

"The opportunity for Compline at UD has been a real blessing in my practice of faith this past year. The weekly Thursday prayer sessions have been a consistent period of encounter with the grace and peace of Christ's presence." (Joshua Michonski '23)

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Human Rights May 19, 2023
Hudson named University's Human Rights Center executive director
A distinguished scholar who has served as a consultant to the European Union and the United Nations will become executive director of the UD Human Rights Center.
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Libraries May 18, 2023
Meet Me at Roesch
Alumni can start their Saturday of Reunion Weekend at the library.
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Faculty May 17, 2023
Going Beyond the Lecture: Simple Applications for Community Learning
We know that social isolation leads to poorer academic experiences, yet we so often ask students to listen to a lecture and then do their learning independently. Consider trying a few of the simple methods for cooperative learning that can be incorporated into your courses this fall.
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Human Rights May 17, 2023
Decolonizing the narrative around constitutions, personal laws, and women’s rights
Many constitutions contain what are known as “clawback clauses,” which exempt personal law from their guarantees of nondiscrimination.
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President May 17, 2023
Lessons from a Philosopher-Provost

It's never about Paul. After a barrage of praise and gratitude for his stellar 38-year University of Dayton career, Dr. Paul Benson, true to character, turned the tables on a standing-room-only Kennedy Union ballroom crowd of well-wishers by saying, 'You’ve been teachers for me.'

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Teacher Education May 16, 2023
UD earns an 'A'

The University of Dayton's undergraduate teacher education program is one of just seven in the state to earn an 'A' rating for exemplary science-based reading instruction for elementary teacher candidates.

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