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Geologist wins $100K+ NASA grant for glacier study

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya won a $100,433 NASA grant to study a new type of data from Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) that will help scientists better detect and understand glaciers. Here are three things to know about his work:

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01.27.20
University of Dayton forum on six-month anniversary of Dayton shooting to address gun violence, gun laws

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center and UD Center for Social Concern will hold an event to memorialize victims of gun violence and discuss how gun violence threatens human rights from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 1401 S. Main St.

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01.28.20
Exploring Catholic thought in an old-growth forest

Commonweal magazine turned to Vincent Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture and Sustainability Scholar at the Hanley Sustainability Institute, for the January cover story “A Cathedral Not Made by Hands,” exploring lessons on connectedness and creation in an old-growth forest.

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01.21.20
University of Dayton names Savalas Kidd executive director of public safety and chief of police

The University of Dayton has named Savalas Kidd, a 25-year decorated police veteran, as executive director of public safety and chief of police. Kidd has served as UD's assistant chief of police since 2017.

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01.10.20
Events to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recognize work of solidarity in building a place for all

Community leaders committed to building a place for all will discuss their work and how others can be involved during the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Kennedy Union ballroom. No public tickets are available for the breakfast.

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01.24.20
UD in the news Jan. 17-24

Paul Morrow, the John M. Meagher Human Rights Fellow in the Human Rights Center, contributed 'Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?' to The Conversation. Historian Julius Amin was a guest of Voice of America Africa to discuss 'Freedom struggle in America and Africa were entwined in Dr. King's view.'

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01.28.20
Briefly speaking

Upcoming events include a symposium discussing the Green New Deal, UD career fair, Law School Admission Test workshop, Global Voices Symposium, library exhibits, and Center for Leadership programs for women, emerging leaders and supervisors.

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