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Libraries October 27, 2021
Ask an Archivist
For American Archives Month, the University Libraries archivists answer intriguing questions about UD archives and beyond.
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Law October 27, 2021
UD Law Professor Considered For Key Inter-American Human Rights Institution

Professor Carlos Bernal is a candidate to serve on the Inter-American Human Rights Commission.

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Libraries October 27, 2021
More Memes: Popular Visual Literacy Program Offered Again
Capitalizing on a visual trend from social media, librarians Jillian Ewalt and Bridget Retzloff use a lighthearted learning module to teach visual literacy and spur creativity. It’s open to all through Nov. 15.
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Humanities and Social Sciences October 27, 2021
Mapping the Media Cityscape of New Orleans

In this installment of On Teaching and Student Voices, Robert Joseph reflects on teaching an undergraduate interdisciplinary social science course (SSC 200) at the University of Dayton focused on mapping film and television cityscapes in New Orleans. The post also features a link to the syllabus for the course, the map of New Orleans filming locations produced by the students at the end of the semester, and an exemplary presentation culminating from the major course assignment. 

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Libraries October 27, 2021
A Woodland PATH
UD students are exploring history and legacy through archival items, library materials and Woodland Cemetery stories in a new PATH-eligible online module.
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President October 26, 2021
In the Good Name of Jessie Hathcock
“What does it mean for us to go back into history and pluck Jessie Hathcock's good name from our student rolls and put it here on this beautiful new building?”
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Faculty October 26, 2021
What's the Deal with Learning Styles?

If you’ve taught at all in the last 30 years, you’ve probably heard some variation of the phrase, "I can’t learn like that," or "I learn best through videos." What if I told you that learning styles are the teaching equivalent of urban legends? Read on to learn about the history of learning styles and how to ensure your teaching style and resources meets your learners' needs. 

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October 26, 2021
A Community of Philanthropy

Caroline Sullivan joined Students for University Advancement in 2020 because she wanted the opportunity to work more closely with alumni and promote philanthropy at UD to make UD the best it can possibly be.

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Diversity and Inclusion October 26, 2021
University of Dayton students learn about racial wealth inequality through Hall Hunger Initiative interactive simulation
Aligned with the University of Dayton's mission to be an anti-racist institution, a recent racial wealth gap simulation was an opportunity for students to learn how political systems uphold racism and to engage in thoughtful conversation outside of the classroom.
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Libraries October 25, 2021
You Might Not Realize It, but You’re Probably Reading an Open Access Article ...

To celebrate Open Access Week (Oct. 25-31), coordinator of electronic resources and discovery Simon Robins describes UD’s usage of open access content in learning and research. 

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