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Mary in the News: Sept. 18, 2018

Read recent items about Mary in both Catholic and secular news. Also, see International Marian Research Institute news and updates.

Campus and Community

Volunteers gain momentum from Alumni Leadership Conference

The Alumni Leadership Conference was a chance for all of the University’s volunteers to come together to meet with UD staff and each other.

Faculty

Media Ethics

Chad Painter has taught Media Ethics: Issues and Cases in his communication courses; now he is a co-author of the textbook’s new edition.

Libraries

Speak Out for Banned Books

Banned Books Week is Sept. 23–29. Join the University Libraries in supporting the freedom to read by picking up a free button or bookmark in the Roesch Library lobby starting Thursday, Sept. 20.

President

The Verdict: A Legal Education Pioneer

Audiences would agree that the fictional rural town in Alabama where Atticus Finch advocated for justice in the classic film To Kill a Mockingbird was well-served by this small-town lawyer. But that’s Hollywood.

Faith/Mission

Weekly Marian Features: Sept. 17, 2018

This week's features highlight the La Salette apparition, Our Lady of Ransom and more.

Libraries

‘Left Behind America’: Chasing the Data

Roesch Library research services librarian David Luftig dives into the data behind the "Frontline"/ProPublica episode on Dayton, Ohio.

Faith/Mission

Reach Out. Encounter Dayton. Act with Others. Lead Together.

Fall Break can be a time to recharge and explore, but it can also be a wonderful opportunity to engage with the idea of community. Here on campus, community is foundational to our college experience, but that idea of community sometimes does not extend beyond UD. Campus Ministry’s Center for Social Concern has an answer for that!

President

Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina warmly welcomed faculty and staff to a new academic year, focusing his annual address around three short phrases: Great Joy. Great Purpose. Great Struggle.

Human Rights

With nationalism rising, do global human rights still have mass appeal?

Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence. This article was published originally on Open Global Rights.


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