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Experiential Learning February 11, 2019
Serving At-Risk Youth
Last fall, University of Dayton sophomore Sarah Presley spent several afternoons each week working with juvenile offenders from the Dayton area attending a community-based alternative-to-confinement program.
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Faculty February 08, 2019
College Faculty in the News: February 8, 2019
Associate Professor Joseph Valenzano III, chair of the Department of Communication, recently discussed how the immediacy of social media influences the online community in real time, potentially allowing opinion to take the lead over factual contexts. 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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Faculty February 06, 2019
Distinguished Historian
The Ohio Academy of History has selected history professor John Heitmann as its Distinguished Historian for 2019. He will receive the award Friday, March 22, at the academy’s annual conference.
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Fine and Performing Arts February 01, 2019
Can Music Change the World?
“Music can change the world because it can change people,” proclaims Irish singer-songwriter Bono. And while science is still studying just how music affects listeners, it’s clear that it can be a powerful force. Songs can express emotion, tell stories and build community.
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Faith/Mission January 29, 2019
Honoring a Force of Nature
Sister Angela Ann Zukowski, MHSH, director of the University of Dayton’s Institute for Pastoral Initiatives, will receive the nationally prestigious Monika K. Hellwig Award for outstanding contributions to Catholic intellectual life.
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Human Rights January 28, 2019
Moral Courage Project: El Paso
University of Dayton students traveled to El Paso, Texas, in May 2018 to interview and photograph human rights advocates, community leaders and faith leaders about their commitment to immigration rights work at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Faculty January 25, 2019
College Faculty in the News: January 25, 2019
One of the stories from the University of Dayton's "Facing Dayton: Neighborhood Narratives" project was recently featured in a National Public Radio podcast. This community-based project by students, faculty and staff from the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community, with support from multiple campus departments and programs, is a part of the nationwide storytelling project called the Facing Project.
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Diversity and Inclusion January 22, 2019
Engaging Global Awareness

The University of Dayton is expanding the reach of its annual “Global Voices” symposium to make the three-day global engagement forum more inclusive of the greater Dayton community.

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Research January 17, 2019
Goldwater Scholar
University of Dayton senior Joey Saurine has received an elite Goldwater Scholarship, one of the nation’s top awards for undergraduate STEM students. In addition to covering the cost of his senior-year tuition, the scholarship will help Saurine achieve his dream of a doctoral degree in neuroscience.
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Faculty January 10, 2019
College Faculty in the News: January 10, 2019
Martha Hurley, director of the Criminal Justice Studies program, recently discussed proposed legislation that would change sentencing regulations, reduce incarceration times and address women's rights issues within the federal criminal justice system.
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