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Libraries June 21, 2024
Willie Mays,“The Say Hey Kid”
Archives collection features memorabilia of the late baseball legend.
Service June 21, 2024
Radio Flyers

Dan Covey ’77 had his ears on campus long before he attended his first class. Growing up in the Dayton area, he was a big fan of WVUD, the commercial radio station run by UD students making waves at the time with their progressive rock format.

Students June 20, 2024
Living Sustainably

Small actions can have a big impact. That’s my takeaway from an energizing meeting with this summer’s undergraduate fellows in the Hanley Sustainability Institute, where their desks by the window overlook Fitz Hall’s rooftop solar arrays.

Service June 18, 2024
Dan Ratterman ’15

While a student at UD, Dan Ratterman ’15 had a side hustle. Ratterman now is the chief operating officer at Shady Rays and the company employs more than 100 people and often ships more than 10,000 orders a day.

Law June 17, 2024
Trip to U.S. Supreme Court ends with Swearing-In

A group of alumni and friends from the University of Dayton School of Law got to share in a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Libraries June 17, 2024
‘Tidings’ Earns National Public Relations Award

Inaugural issue of newsletter receives top honor from the American Library Association.

Sustainability June 12, 2024
Rethinking recycling after a trip to Cincinnati
The Hanley Sustainability Institute Summer Fellows recently visited the Cincinnati Recycling and Reuse Hub to volunteer and take a tour.
Faculty and Staff June 12, 2024
Celebrating Jill Talley’s 40 years in the Honors Program
After an incredible 40 years of service to the University Honors Program (UHP), Jill Talley will be retiring from the University of Dayton at the end of June.
Engineering June 11, 2024
Tarek Taha and Chris Yakopcic: Pioneers of innovation at the University of Dayton

In the halls of the University of Dayton, where innovation thrives, Tarek Taha and Chris Yakopcic are creating technological marvels. Their journey — from theoretical musings to tangible patents — has reshaped their careers.

The prolific path: 32 patents and counting

Service June 11, 2024
Leadership, Friendship, Service: Alpha Phi Omega’s Story
Take a look back at the university's first coed service fraternity.