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Line by Line publishes second issue

University of Dayton Libraries

03.17.2015

On March 11, when the University of Dayton English department released the second issue of Line by Line: A Journal of Beginning Student Writing, English lecturer and journal editor Ann Biswas had several reasons to take pride. More

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"Dear Committee Members: a Novel" by Julie Schumacher

University of Dayton Libraries

03.16.2015

Check out the book “Dear Committee Members: a Novel” by Julie Schumacher. This laugh-out-loud epistolary novel showcases the sarcastic and cynical wit of a disgruntled creative writing professor dealing with the failure of his writing career and his personal relationships. More

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Are you getting the most out of UD’s New York Times subscription?

University of Dayton Libraries

03.12.2015

Create News Alerts, browse Times Topics, and see how the New York Times can be used in the classroom and beyond. Scroll through this app instead of Facebook! More

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Read On! 2015 Book Drive

University of Dayton Libraries

03.11.2015

The annual Libraries Read On! Book Drive is collecting NEW level 1/early readers with the goal of giving 8-10 books per student at an elementary school in Dayton. This will provide a new book for each week of summer break. Donations will be collected at various campus locations through March 20th. More

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Library Stars

University of Dayton Libraries

03.04.2015

What's stellar about the Libraries? For National Library Week (April 12-18) we are collecting "library stars" - notes written by the UD community about favorite services and spaces of the Libraries. More

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And the winners are...

University of Dayton Libraries

03.02.2015

The winners of the Library Awards have been announced. Join us for the awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 31 at 4 p.m. in the first floor gallery. Congratulations to the winners! More

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What does "ghetto" mean?

University of Dayton Libraries

02.26.2015 | Culture and Society

Nichole Rustad writes, "ArtStreet launched the world premiere of GHETTO: A Retail Art Installation in the White Box Gallery on Feb. 24. My 11-year-old daughter, Emma, and I were among the opening night attendees. I challenge each of you to visit before March 31 and ask yourself the same question my daughter asked of me...what does the word 'ghetto' mean?"

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From the Archives: University Hall at West Campus

University of Dayton Libraries

02.24.2015

The former Thomas Hospital at Gettysburg and Germantown Pike was acquired by the University of Dayton in Spring of 1960. The former hospital site was turned into dormitory and classroom space in a remodeling project that took over four months. More

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Human Rights Conference Appeal for Papers

University of Dayton Libraries

02.23.2015

If you are a scholar, practitioner, policymaker or advocate working in human rights, we encourage you to submit a proposal to the University of Dayton Human Rights Center’s 2015 conference: the Social Practice of Human Rights. The deadline is Feb. 27, though extensions may be granted. More

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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