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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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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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Executive Director of Public Safety Rodney Chatman recounts time at UD

Rodney Chatman considers breakthroughs with students among his greatest achievements as University of Dayton executive director of public safety and chief of police, especially creating bonds with students from backgrounds where there's much distrust for police and even interacting with police in social settings is seemingly impossible.

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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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School of Law shows improvements in applications, acceptance rate, test scores, GPA, job placement, bar passage since 2015

The University of Dayton School of Law has been riding a wave of success in the last four years, posting improvements in acceptance rate, applications, median Law School Admission Test scores and GPAs of incoming students, the bar passage rate, and job placement.

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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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Briefly speaking

Upcoming events include a symposium discussing the Green New Deal, library exhibits, and Center for Leadership programs for women, emerging leaders and supervisors.

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