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Students and Campus Life

Why are you here?

V. Denise James - director of the women and gender studies program, and associate professor of philosophy - was a featured speaker Tuesday, Aug. 23, at convocation, which formally begins the academic year. James spoke about her own decision to change majors as an undergraduate, and encouraged first-year students to accept the risk and uncertainty that comes along with an education.

Fine and Performing Arts

Hail to the Chief

The new, hand-crafted wooden display case in the rotunda of the University of Dayton's O'Reilly Hall is more than just a place for a collection of U.S. presidential inaugural medals - part of a new exhibit of portraits and memorabilia from the collections of James F. Dicke II and former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft.


In the News: August 22, 2016

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


Buttons, Tattoos and Special Collections

Introducing new UD students to our special collections with a festival atmosphere


Weekly Features: Aug. 22, 2016

This week you will find out if there is Marian symbolism in "The Lord of the Rings," learn about the black Madonna of Czestochowa, plus read up on several other topics.


Front and Center to Center Stage - the Path of Servant Leadership

On August 8, at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Anaheim, Calif, Management Professor Diane Sullivan accepted a 3-year term as secretary for the Executive Committee of the Entrepreneurship (ENT) Division of AOM.


An Extraordinary Day

University of Dayton President Eric Spina offers words of encouragement and inspiration to the Class of 2020.


New Times, New Methods

When a search firm called me last year about applying for the University of Dayton’s presidency, I immediately clicked on the university’s website to learn more. What I discovered amazed me: GE Aviation had recently built a $53 million R&D lab on campus, Midmark Corp. moved its world headquarters here, and construction workers were putting the finishing touches on Emerson’s new $35 million global R&D lab, the Helix Innovation Center. 


John J. Rowe: 1944-2016

John J. Rowe, University of Dayton professor emeritus of biology, died Friday, July 22. He was 71.


A Place at the Table

I was struck by the lyrics of "A Place at the Table," the opening hymn at this morning's "Blessed Beginnings" prayer service in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception.

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