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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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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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January 22, 2020
Sustainability Program at the University of Dayton

The sustainability program at the University of Dayton provides students an understanding and appreciation of the interdisciplinary aspects of sustainability, energy and the environment. The UD College of Arts and Sciences offers both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in sustainability.

 

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Faculty January 21, 2020
College faculty honored with SOCHE Excellence Awards

The Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education honored three University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences faculty members with excellence awards for their scholarship, teaching and service.

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Diversity and Inclusion January 16, 2020
UD grants doctorates in theology to four women graduates

The University of Dayton granted doctoral degrees in theology to four women graduates at its December 2019 commencement ceremony — a notable event given that women typically account for less than 40% of doctorates in religion, according to Academy of Arts and Sciences Humanities Indicators data.

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Faculty January 10, 2020
College Faculty in the News: January 10, 2020

Professor Jana Bennett, Department of Religious Studies, recently wrote about the personal engagement that can develop between church communities and hearing impaired members. 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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Sciences December 12, 2019
Geology faculty open mini-museum for the community
It might be hard to imagine, but the Dayton area was once submerged under a vast tropical ocean.
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Fine and Performing Arts December 10, 2019
Student’s storyboard project leads to meeting with Hollywood artist

University of Dayton junior Lydia Kladitis didn’t expect her screenplay and storyboard project to end with coffee across the table from Hollywood storyboard artist J. Todd Anderson, a Dayton-based artist who has worked on every film by Joel and Ethan Coen since Raising Arizona. His credits also include Men in Black, and he is a two-time Art Directors Guild award nominee for excellence in production design, for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Hail, Caesar!

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Research December 09, 2019
In research published in Nature, UD geologist contributes to global index of most important, threatened water towers

University of Dayton environmental geologist Umesh Haritashya is one of 32 international scientists who contributed to research published Dec. 9 in Nature that assessed and ranked the planet’s 78 mountain glacier-based water systems in order of their importance to adjacent lowland communities and vulnerability to future environmental and socioeconomic changes.

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Career Development December 05, 2019
Bombeck Workshop Speakers

Emmy Award-winner Cathy Guisewite, creator of the iconic Cathy comic strip and an essayist, returns to her hometown to open the 2020 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop, April 2-4, at the University of Dayton as part of its 20th anniversary.

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