Diversity Initiatives

Diversity, Faith/mission

Prayers of the Heart March prayer service focuses on women

As a Catholic and Marianist community, we believe that when we gather in faith, our prayers can bring peace. This month’s Prayers of the Heart service highlighted Women’s History Month, stressing inclusivity, diversity, and a call for us “to search for those stories that are different from our own.”

Diversity, International, Students and campus life

International Festival 2017

International Festival is Saturday, March 18. You don't want to miss this amazing event.

Students and campus life, International, Human Rights, Diversity

Advocating for Change

For three of our community members, this week provided an opportunity to experience something new for the first time- advocating for change on Capitol Hill.

Diversity, Students and campus life

Sisterhood of the Traveling Scarf

This March, scarves are connecting about 100 University of Dayton women students, faculty, and staff across campus. Each woman spends a day with the scarf before meeting another woman and sharing the scarf with her. After this exchange, each woman reflects on her experience. This is the first post in a series.

Diversity, Engineering, Athletics

Flyer Fever Spreads Internationally Through Work of Engineering Students

Department of Electro-Optics and Photonics graduate students, Yiqing Zhou and Xueyin Shi, were featured in a “CBS This Morning” story about the Dayton Flyer’s audio broadcasts of men’s basketball games in Mandarin Chinese on Friday, March 10.

Diversity, Humanities and social sciences, Human Rights, International

Birth of Whose Nation?

An Emmy Award-winning independent filmmaker will join a panel of University of Dayton faculty and staff to discuss the controversial 1915 cinematic landmark, The Birth of a Nation, and its historical significance to modern U.S. race relations.

Students and campus life, Health Sciences, Diversity

Gender and Health

Our society is dominated by gender norms- a set of expectations around how women and men should look, dress, and behave. Gender norms may even affect how women and men perceive their health and make decisions around what type of exercise to do.

International, Diversity

President Spina recognizes contributions towards international engagement

Over 70 faculty and staff were recognized by Dr. Spina for their contributions towards international engagement and excellence.

Students and campus life, Diversity

Women’s History Month 2017: Meet the Super SHE-roes

The theme for the 2017 Women’s History Month revolves around Super SHE-roes, honoring the female role models and heroes in our lives. This year’s poster is adorned with women superheroes from Marvel and DC Comics. But who are these colorful characters? Let’s take a closer look at these Super SHE-roes and their roles in comics as well as their impact in our world.