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Faculty March 01, 2021
Ohio Arts Council honors two University of Dayton faculty with Individual Excellence Awards and $4K grants

The Ohio Arts Council honored two University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences faculty Individual Excellence Awards for their respective creative work in filmmaking and graphic design. Jesseca Ynez Simmons, assistant professor of communication, and Misty Thomas-Trout ’11, assistant professor of art and design, received the awards and $4,000 grants to develop their skills and advance their careers.

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Faculty and Staff February 22, 2021
University of Dayton professor wins first prize at Catholic Book Awards for book about recognizing seven deadly sins

University of Dayton professor Jana Bennett’s newest book won first prize at the Catholic Media Association’s 2020 Catholic Book Awards.

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Diversity and Inclusion February 16, 2021
University of Dayton faculty, students and alumni challenge social injustice through virtual symposium on race

Julius Amin, professor of history and University of Dayton Alumni Chair in Humanities, has continually worked toward raising awareness of the need to eradicate racism within the campus community. Working with a planning committee, he will host the fourth annual Global Voices symposium, March 1-4, with this year’s focus on race relations on the University campus.

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Students and Campus Life February 15, 2021
University of Dayton honors six undergraduate students for research in Catholic intellectual traditions

Six University of Dayton students will be honored this month as the first recipients of the Fr. Jack McGrath, S.M., Award for Research in Catholic Intellectual Traditions, which recognizes outstanding undergraduate student research in a Common Academic Program course related to Catholic intellectual traditions.

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Faculty February 10, 2021
College Faculty in the News: February 10, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

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Fine and Performing Arts February 08, 2021
Culture Works awards University of Dayton's Graul Chair in Arts and Languages $10K for second Dayton Funk Music Symposium

Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District awarded University of Dayton Graul Chair in Arts and Languages Sharon Davis Gratto $10,000 to support the second Dayton Funk Symposium.

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Career Development February 02, 2021
University of Dayton students gain valuable professional skills training at Career Camp 2021

University of Dayton sophomore Sarah Yaroma plans to pursue a job, internship or service opportunity this year, but she wasn’t sure how to prepare for an interview with a potential employer. She found the information she needed at Career Camp 2021 — a free, intensive professional skills training program for sophomores and juniors in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Students and Campus Life February 01, 2021
The UD College of Arts and Sciences

In the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Dayton, our faculty and staff are committed to the growth and well-being of our students by providing broad, well-rounded studies in the arts, sciences, humanities and social sciences.

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Faculty January 26, 2021
College Faculty in the News: January 26, 2021

News agencies across the region, the nation and throughout the world often reach out to our faculty experts for their perspectives on today's issues. This media coverage highlights the service, research and scholarship taking place in the College of Arts and Sciences. Find links to a number of recent stories below.

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Fine and Performing Arts January 25, 2021
University of Dayton ArtsLIVE series returns with "Virtual Vanguard" concerts

The 21st century has seen many innovations, and thanks to COVID-19, many challenges. For musicians and their audiences, both difficulties and technological advances have combined to create “virtual performances.

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