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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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Giving January 12, 2021
The UD Way
Looking around campus, you would struggle to find a harder working first-year student than Odyssey Oehme. This semester she is taking 19 credit hours, while working two part-time jobs: 15 hours a week as a desk assistant on campus and 17 hours on the weekends as a dietary aid at a local nursing home. Supporting herself while in school is a necessity, but nevertheless a daunting task — especially when large expenses hit.
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Sustainability January 11, 2021
UD’s facilities management staff helps University achieve $1 million per year in energy savings across campus

Thanks to aggressive retrocommissioning of buildings across campus and other energy initiatives, the University of Dayton’s Facilities Management team is saving about $1 million annually. Matthew Worsham, UD’s energy efficiency and renewable energy manager, credits hard work from facilities management staff, students and UD’s partners in the energy industry.

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Libraries January 11, 2021
‘Vocation Can Change Throughout Life’
Student employees of University Libraries reflect on their experiences in connection to their own individual calling and vocational development.
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News January 11, 2021
Mary in the News: Jan. 11, 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 11, 2021
Internet of Things class, Hanley Sustainability Institute student leaders benefit from symbiotic relationship
The Internet of Things is the University of Dayton's own window into the era of big data and an evolving network of systems and processes. Hanley Sustainability Institute student leaders have provided lecturer Andrew Rettig's class with problems and students have provided solutions that are implemented.
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Campus and Community January 11, 2021
Flyer Consulting Launches Health Check Guidebook
As our society slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, business organizations are in critical condition. Specifically, the non-profit industry is suffering as the general revenue stream throughout the market is based on fundraising and contributions. Supporting non-profit entities is vital to the growth of our local communities, but these organizations cannot uplift these communities without closely monitoring their financial status. To mitigate financial pressure for nonprofit entities, Flyer Consulting is thrilled to introduce a technical-based diagnostic product for nonprofit organizations.
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