What's Brewing


Faculty and staff are invited to the first ever "What's Brewing at the Library" open house event, 3-4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5. Check out what’s new in Roesch Library while you get a taste of the latest local craft beer offerings.

It's your library: Students needed for Libraries committee


Want to gain leadership experience while improving the University Libraries? We are looking for undergraduate students to serve on the University Libraries Committee (ULC) for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Line by Line publishes second issue


On March 11, when the University of Dayton English department released the second issue of Line by Line: A Journal of Beginning Student Writing, English lecturer and journal editor Ann Biswas had several reasons to take pride.

"Dear Committee Members: a Novel" by Julie Schumacher


Check out the book “Dear Committee Members: a Novel” by Julie Schumacher. This laugh-out-loud epistolary novel showcases the sarcastic and cynical wit of a disgruntled creative writing professor dealing with the failure of his writing career and his personal relationships.

Are you getting the most out of UD’s New York Times subscription?


Create News Alerts, browse Times Topics, and see how the New York Times can be used in the classroom and beyond. Scroll through this app instead of Facebook!

Read On! 2015 Book Drive


The annual Libraries Read On! Book Drive is collecting NEW level 1/early readers with the goal of giving 8-10 books per student at an elementary school in Dayton. This will provide a new book for each week of summer break. Donations will be collected at various campus locations through March 20th.

Library Stars


What's stellar about the Libraries? For National Library Week (April 12-18) we are collecting "library stars" - notes written by the UD community about favorite services and spaces of the Libraries.

And the winners are...


The winners of the Library Awards have been announced. Join us for the awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 31 at 4 p.m. in the first floor gallery. Congratulations to the winners!

What does "ghetto" mean?


| Culture and Society

Nichole Rustad writes, "ArtStreet launched the world premiere of GHETTO: A Retail Art Installation in the White Box Gallery on Feb. 24. My 11-year-old daughter, Emma, and I were among the opening night attendees. I challenge each of you to visit before March 31 and ask yourself the same question my daughter asked of me...what does the word 'ghetto' mean?"

From the Archives: University Hall at West Campus


The former Thomas Hospital at Gettysburg and Germantown Pike was acquired by the University of Dayton in Spring of 1960. The former hospital site was turned into dormitory and classroom space in a remodeling project that took over four months.