Faculty and Staff


College Faculty in the News: May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Professor Janet Bednarek, Department of History, joined fellow historians in a C-SPAN televised discussion about major U.S. infrastructure projects in the areas of aviation and surface transportation, and how they influenced current development.


Creating Global Citizens

May 09, 2018

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


And the Emmy Goes to...

May 09, 2018

A hush filled the nearly full Science Center as the credits rolled for the student-produced short documentary "Epicenter: Dayton’s Opioid Crisis." Several exclaimed, "Wow!" and "Whew!" Then, in unison, the audience rose and applauded what can only be described as a cinematic tour de force. Can we give this film an Emmy now?


Bragging and Modesty

May 08, 2018

Young people today react to bragging in the same way as previous generations, according to new research by psychologists at the University of Dayton.


Creating Global Citizens

May 07, 2018

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


SEHS social digest: May 7, 2018

May 07, 2018

Students and faculty in the School of Education and Health Sciences didn't show any signs of slowing down as the school year neared its end. Our students presented at the Stander Symposium, won awards and celebrated milestones, while our dietetics program celebrated a 100% match rate (third year in a row!) and two of our Teacher Ed faculty created a way to get more diverse children’s books into the classroom. Follow this news and other recent updates being posted to the SEHS social media channels.


The Iron Man

April 30, 2018

Soaking in a Cincinnati Reds game at Great American Ballpark with Professor Joe Valenzano back in the summer of 2016, I asked myself an existential question: Can a Pittsburgh Pirates fan and a Philadelphia Phillies fan get along? Ha! In some corners of higher education, that’s a little like asking whether a university president and the president of its academic senate can work together respectfully and productively…


College Faculty in the News: April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018

Professor and department chair Leslie Picca (Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work) recently appeared on local media outlets to discuss a national restaurant chain's efforts to curtail bias-related incidents. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Walking the Walk

April 23, 2018

As I listened to our colleague Daria Graham defend her 193-page doctoral dissertation this spring, I couldn’t help but sneak a peek every few minutes at her mother, who beamed with pride and love. I felt a wave of emotion, too, a sense of institutional pride as one of our own demonstrated her scholarly excellence and showed what is possible with single-minded focus and determination.


A Day of Discovery

April 20, 2018

Is there any other university in the country that has as high a level of participation and engagement on a day reserved for celebration of student research and creative work? As I walked into the RecPlex, I felt such a surge of creative energy as row after row of students mingled around their posters, learning and teaching, engaging and building community.

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