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Diversity and Inclusion January 28, 2020
Our First Dialogue Series: A Take on Equity
Our first series of conversations in the Dialogue Zone began as a sequel to an Inclusive Excellence Academy workshop held during the fall of 2019. The staff at the Dialogue Zone thought that creating a space for folks to reflect further on the issue would be a useful strategy to apply this concept to other areas of the life of the University. The idea was to inquire freely into the topic through a dialogical framework in which participants could revise and share their own ideas, experiences, and perspectives. Although in dialogue a path to action is not necessary, what we found with this series is that action might come as a seamless and natural subsequent step.
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Faculty January 28, 2020
Christopher Agnew appointed as new Department of History chair

The University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences has appointed Christopher Agnew as the new Department of History chair. Agnew, an associate professor of history and current director of the International Studies program, joined the University faculty in 2006. He will begin his new role July 1.

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President January 27, 2020
'God Led Me Back to UD'

I recently received a heartwarming email from Michael Nichols ’98 ’19, who wrote about how the University of Dayton’s MBA@Dayton program changed his life, teaching him some unforgettable lessons in servant-leadership.

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Faith/Mission January 27, 2020
Faith, Mission, Gratitude -- A Reflection by Susan Ferguson

"Marianists who teach witness to a life enriched with both human and Christian values.  They fulfill their mission by the professional quality and Christian character of all their teaching."    --Marianist Rule of Life

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Human Rights January 27, 2020
Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?
Dr. Paul Morrow, a scholar of mass atrocity, reflects on the use of Holocaust imagery; To engage thoughtfully with reports of atrocities happening today, one must look at photos of past crimes.
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News January 27, 2020
Mary in the News: Jan. 27, 2020

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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Research January 27, 2020
Sociology major develops survey about the impact of photos on perception
University of Dayton junior Katie Gross was struck by an experience she had at an exhibit that featured stories from Dayton community members, along with their portraits. Influenced by not only their words, but also their images, she wondered if science could prove the impact of photographs on human perception. Working with a faculty mentor, she developed a study to determine whether including a photo with a narrative influences the way people see another person and process their story.
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Faith/Mission January 27, 2020
Weekly Marian Features: Jan. 27, 2020
Selections for this week are based on the themes of the Presentation of the Lord and Candlemas.
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Faculty January 24, 2020
College Faculty in the News: January 24, 2020

Shelley Inglis, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, recently discussed concerns over the safety of Iranian-Americans in light of ongoing military actions in the Middle East. Follow this and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.

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President January 23, 2020
Building a Place for All

Hundreds of diverse voices beautifully blended together, slowly filling the Kennedy Union ballroom with the familiar refrain of "Lift Every Voice and Sing."

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