Experiential Learning


The Facing Project

October 17, 2017

Seventy University of Dayton students captured the experiences and challenges of living in Dayton by interviewing local residents as part of a national community storytelling project intended to bring awareness about local human rights issues to inspire social action.


Finding My Place in Environmental Biology

October 15, 2017

It's my third year and I have finally settled down in an area of Biology that I (am pretty sure I) want to pursue.


Nicaragua Health Brigade

October 09, 2017

University of Dayton senior Ben Schmeusser was shocked to discover the health disparities between the United States and rural, underserved communities in Central America last year on his first medical mission trip to Nicaragua.


Students Win Honorable Mention Emmy

October 05, 2017

For the second consecutive year, a team of University of Dayton students advised by Greg Kennedy won an Honorable Mention Emmy Award in the long form non-fiction category. This year’s film, The Modern Entrepreneur: The Divided Path to Higher Education, was honored with a student production Emmy by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.


KEEN to Change Engineering Education

October 04, 2017

Engineering education leaders from across the country gathered in Dayton as The University of Dayton hosted the annual KEEN Leader Meeting Sept. 27-29. Participants arriving on campus Thursday morning got a taste of the Marianist spirit as they were welcomed at the Chapel by a chain of engineering student Ambassadors who guided the arrivals to Kennedy Union, site of their meeting.


‘SNL’ Veterans Judge Bombeck Finalists

October 03, 2017

Live from New York, it’s Erma Bombeck humorist-in-residence judges!


Beyond the Classroom

September 29, 2017

Karen Velasquez had never recorded a podcast or produced a video, but if you’re the director of experiential learning (EL) on campus, hands-on learning is what it’s all about.


Student library staff developing talent, leadership for future professions

September 20, 2017

At Roesch Library, student employees are doing more than earning a paycheck; they are learning skills to help them accomplish more in their academic and professional careers.


Science Funding Tops $3M

September 18, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded eight grants totaling more than $2.3 million to University of Dayton College of Arts and Sciences faculty during the last 12 months - supporting science, technology, engineering and mathematics research for the common good. Combined with two previous, active grants, the College’s current NSF funding total exceeds $3 million.


Reach Out, Encounter Dayton, Act with Others, and Lead Together

September 15, 2017

The REAL Dayton is a four-day intensive immersion hosted during fall break. It offers students the opportunity to explore the Greater Dayton Area. Through service activities and intentional reflection, we hope to address challenges being faced as well as strengthen the many assets Dayton holds.

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