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Faculty July 13, 2020
University of Dayton geneticists publish new edition of fruit fly research book

Two University of Dayton geneticists published the second edition of their well-received book about the fruit fly, a workhorse of the scientific world that provides researchers with powerful genetic tools to address questions that extend from basic biology to the development of human diseases.

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Campus and Community July 07, 2020
University of Dayton receives $164K ServeOhio grant to launch out-of-school education program for area children

The University of Dayton will launch a new program this fall to support out-of-school education efforts for Dayton’s children with a $163,568 AmeriCorps renewable grant from ServeOhio, Ohio’s governor-appointed commission on service and volunteerism.

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Fine and Performing Arts June 29, 2020
University of Dayton music professor elected regional vice president of College Orchestra Directors Association

University of Dayton music educator and conductor Patrick Reynolds is taking a leadership role among his professional colleagues as the newly elected Northeast division vice president of the College Orchestra Directors Association.

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Faculty June 25, 2020
College Faculty in the News: June 25, 2020

Historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America with writings and interviews for regional, national and international news outlets. 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 June 22, 2020
University of Dayton launches new minors in neuroscience and life science quality assurance

Allison Eastburn of Pittsburgh will blaze a new trail this fall when she enters the University of Dayton as a first-year premedical major. To expand her potential career options beyond becoming a physician, she plans to declare for the College of Arts and Sciences’ new quality assurance in life science industries minor.

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Faculty June 16, 2020
University of Dayton anthropologist awarded Asian studies fellowship

The International Institute for Asian Studies awarded University of Dayton anthropologist Simanti Dasgupta a fellowship for the 2020-21 academic year at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Dasgupta, associate professor of anthropology, plans to complete a book manuscript about the sex workers’ labor movement in Kolkata, India.

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Experiential Learning June 15, 2020
UD students work remotely to complete ‘Dayton’s Darkest Summer’

Filmmaking is a collaborative process, but when the University of Dayton campus closed in mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly a dozen media production students needed to find a way to work together remotely from across the nation to complete their year-long documentary project.

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Humanities and Social Sciences June 12, 2020
Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop launches competition for funny stories about sisters

Anyone who has a sister knows it can be one of the closest and most fun relationships of your life.

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Faculty May 26, 2020
College Faculty in the News: May 26, 2020

Assistant Professor Julie Walsh Messinger, Department of Psychology, has spoken to local media about her contributions to a crowdsourced international survey of COVID-19 patients. Researchers are looking for evidence of a link between the virus and the loss of smell, taste and chemesthesis. 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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Research May 21, 2020
University of Dayton physicist receives AI for Earth grant from Microsoft

University of Dayton physicist Ivan Sudakov was awarded an AI for Earth grant from Microsoft to help further global research efforts in Arctic climate change.

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