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March 22, 2021
Why Study Geosciences at the University of Dayton?

University of Dayton sophomore Steven Shattuck discusses why he chose to major in environmental geosciences at the University of Dayton. He enjoys the opportunities for field research, hands-on learning, small class sizes and close relationships with faculty that UD provides.

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Fine and Performing Arts March 16, 2021
University of Dayton music education graduates continue teaching careers in international schools amid global pandemic

Despite international travel restrictions because of the COVID-19 pandemic, two University of Dayton music education graduates have found new international school teaching positions abroad.

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Human Rights March 15, 2021
University of Dayton Human Rights Center faculty and students create online exhibit exploring Vietnam War’s impact on campus

A key component of the Vietnam Legacies Project explores the University of Dayton in a wartime setting, showcasing protests, personal stories and the greater effects of the war on campus. An initiative of the UD Human Rights Center, the project includes a virtual exhibit launched during the 2020 fall semester, as well as a two-day online symposium in October that addressed the impact of the war in the U.S. and attracted more than 40 panelists and attendees.

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Faculty March 10, 2021
College Faculty in the News: March 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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Research March 09, 2021
University of Dayton computer scientist, doctoral graduate awarded $25K to use artificial intelligence in silicon crystal growth

Lam Research Corporation awarded a University of Dayton computer scientist and a doctoral graduate $25,000 for fundamental research on artificial intelligence for silicon crystal growth.

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Faith/Mission March 02, 2021
University of Dayton Marian Forum explores connections between Annunciation, modern challenges of racism, immigration and the pandemic

What wisdom does Mary, the mother of Jesus, have to offer us about contemporary concerns we’ve been facing in the past year?

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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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