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Campus and Community November 01, 2021
University of Dayton Science Center pendulum swinging again after restoration and repairs
A University of Dayton campus landmark since 1959, the Foucault pendulum in Sherman Hall is swinging again after several rounds of repairs in recent years. After decades of wear and tear, and a more recent alignment issue in 2020, faculty and staff restored the pendulum to working order during the summer.
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Sciences October 28, 2021
University of Dayton Professor Umesh Haritashya honored with SOCHE Faculty Excellence Award for research into climate change, geological impacts
University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya was recognized in August with a 2020-21 SOCHE Faculty Excellence Award for his contributions to understanding the relationship between climate change and natural disasters in alpine environments.
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Diversity and Inclusion October 26, 2021
University of Dayton students learn about racial wealth inequality through Hall Hunger Initiative interactive simulation
Aligned with the University of Dayton's mission to be an anti-racist institution, a recent racial wealth gap simulation was an opportunity for students to learn how political systems uphold racism and to engage in thoughtful conversation outside of the classroom.
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Sciences October 25, 2021
National Institutes of Health awards $1.65 million to University of Dayton researchers to study genetic basis of childhood diseases and birth defects in human eye

The National Institutes of Health awarded University of Dayton geneticists Amit Singh and Madhuri Kango-Singh a five-year, $1.65 million grant to study how genes regulate three-dimensional patterning and growth during early eye development to understand the genetic basis of childhood retinal diseases and birth defects in the human eye.

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Faculty and Staff October 08, 2021
College Faculty in the News: Oct. 8, 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.
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Fine and Performing Arts September 30, 2021
Sounds of UD: University of Dayton Department of Music performs for Dayton community

Despite less than two weeks to prepare for a performance at Levitt Pavilion in the heart of downtown Dayton, the invitation was too good of an opportunity to pass up for University of Dayton Department of Music faculty and students. Nearly 200 students and 15 faculty performed for several hundred concert-goers, who listened and danced on the lawn during the two-hour musical showcase.

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Human Rights September 27, 2021
University of Dayton and Human Rights Studies program Director Hudson honored for supporting nonprofit that serves former Ugandan street children

Child Restoration Outreach Support Organization awarded Natalie Hudson, associate professor of political science and director of University of Dayton Human Rights Studies program, its Spark Award for connecting the non-profit organization to the University, providing 25 students to date with internship opportunities.

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Fine and Performing Arts September 24, 2021
University of Dayton ArtsLIVE series returns with live performances

After a pandemic-related hiatus during 2020 that featured three virtual events, the ArtsLIVE Performance Series resumes with six live concerts scheduled for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Campus and Community September 20, 2021
University of Dayton faculty and students present second annual Dayton Independent Film Festival, Sept. 24-27, showcasing Midwestern filmmakers
Two dozen University of Dayton students spent the past spring semester planning, curating and creating assets for a four-day 2021 Dayton Independent Film Festival.
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Continuing Education September 16, 2021
Two University of Dayton alumni awarded Fulbright scholarships
With recent nominees Olivia LeBlanc and Elizabeth Michalenko, the University of Dayton has now produced 37 Fulbright Scholars since 2002.
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