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Origins of Black History Month

University of Dayton Libraries

02.19.2015

Carter G. Woodson started the documentation of Black History in 1926. The United States Government has officially recognized February as Black History Month for nearly 40 years now. Why February? More

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Read this, not that!

University of Dayton Libraries

02.18.2015

While 50 Shades of Grey is certainly getting its fair share of publicity right now, try going to back to the originals. Sadomasochism has a literary history. More

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The Big Read at UD

University of Dayton Libraries

02.17.2015

Is finding the perfect mate a scientific equation? Read The Rosie Project as part of the 2015 Big Read community program. More

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Saturday Night Live!

University of Dayton Libraries

02.17.2015

Did you see the SNL anniversary special on Sunday night? The iconic television show celebrated 40 years on television and it was just a reminder of how much it has impacted our lives. Everyone has a favorite skit or character. A UD alum was also part of the show. More

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Celebrating Black History Month and Paul Laurence Dunbar

University of Dayton Libraries

02.09.2015 | Campus and Community

The Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 edition of the Dayton Daily News carried an article about Paul Laurence Dunbar, born in Dayton and the first African-American poet to achieve national recognition. Today the anniversary of Dunbar’s death will be commemorated at Woodland Cemetery. More

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Very Cordially…

University of Dayton Libraries

02.04.2015

When Anna Kinnen '15 picked Irina Skariatina as the subject for her European History Seminar research project, she had no idea that a book on the shelf of Roesch Library would have an echo of the woman herself inside the front cover.  More

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Read These Books!

University of Dayton Libraries

01.26.2015

Take a break, read for fun. Here are reviews for three books available at Roesch Library for check out. More

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UD Alumna and Local TV personality Bette Rogge Morse

University of Dayton Libraries

01.23.2015

Bette Rogge Morse '44, '77, noted Dayton television pioneer and stalwart University of Dayton supporter, passed away Jan. 20, 2015. She was 92. Wayne H. and Bette Rogge Morse donated two collections to the University of Dayton Archives and Special Collections. More

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At the Manger: Visit this weekend

University of Dayton Libraries

01.22.2015

This is the last week to come see the Nativity exhibits at Roesch Library.  All three exhibits will be open Saturday and Sunday 1-5 p.m. with docents. More

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Best Books of 2014 in Leisure Reading!

University of Dayton Libraries

01.21.2015

Each year Amazon releases its list of the Best Books. Roesch Library's Leisure Reading Collection has many books featured on the 2014 list. What did you read? What did you miss? Come check out the whole collection on the first floor of Roesch Library. More