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Human Rights January 22, 2021
Veterans and the January 6th Insurrection Attempt
Veteran Benjamin Schrader explores the reasons behind the substantial involvement of military veterans at the attempted insurrection at the Capitol this month, providing insights into trends in the militarization of US society.
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President January 22, 2021
A Seat at the Table

“We’re all nurses, and we look like the population we wish to serve. We’d like to have a seat at the table.” That was Daneika Reynold’s passionate pitch for a new community venture, “Black Doulas of Dayton.” Her start-up would train doulas to help prevent the deaths of Black mothers during childbirth, which are, sadly, nearly triple that of white mothers.

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Libraries January 21, 2021
Artistic Depictions of Chaminade

You can find a remarkable statue of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade when you walk between Kennedy Union and Alumni Hall, but where else can you find depictions of the Society of Mary's founder?

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News January 19, 2021
Mary in the News: Jan. 19, 2021

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news. Also, see International Marian Research Institute as well as Marian Library news and updates.

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Sustainability January 19, 2021
DRG Zoom event Jan. 21 will discuss Green New Deal, why Dayton Arcade is the ‘most transformative’ project in the U.S.

Dayton Regional Green invites interested parties to attend a Zoom Hot Topics and Coffee event from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. The topics are “So. What is the Green New Deal?” and “Why Is the Dayton Arcade ‘The Most Transformative Project in America?’” Registration is free.

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Faith/Mission January 18, 2021
Weekly Marian Features: Jan. 18, 2021

This week we celebrate William Joseph Chaminade as well as the marriage of Mary and Joseph.

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Career Development January 15, 2021
Skills for the Future: Critical Thinking

Critical thinking is, well, critical for success in any line of work. To think critically means having the capacity to reason logically and rigorously - and it’s one of the applied creativity micro-credentials from Education Design Lab being offered through UD’s Institute of Applied Creativity for Transformation (IACT).

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President January 14, 2021
Heroic Work

With a lead time of just a dozen days, hundreds of University of Dayton faculty hastily moved last spring’s courses to Zoom rooms. Many had never taught online, and some found themselves helping their young children adapt to virtual classes, too. Their teaching space blurred into their living space as the pandemic turned all of our lives upside down in a blink.

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President January 13, 2021
A Time Comes When Silence is Betrayal
University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina invites the campus community to reflect on three of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speeches and participate in a virtual town hall and a series of special events to celebrate and commemorate the legacy and memory of the greatest civil rights leader in American history.
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Human Rights January 12, 2021
Take Action Against the Surge in Federal Executions
The reinstatement of the federal death penalty by the Trump Administration violates fundamental human rights and contradicts Catholic teachings. Find out here how you can raise your voice in opposition to executions taking place this week.
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