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.
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.
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.
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.