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Founded in 1850, the University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic, Marianist research university deeply committed to the common good. Our faith is a beacon that guides us and leads us to act and build community by inviting people with diverse talents, interests and backgrounds to enrich and advance our common mission.

With one billion dollars in sponsored research contracts underway, the University of Dayton is No. 9 nationally for sponsored research among private four-year U.S. universities that do not perform medical research. We are the No. 1 Catholic university for sponsored engineering research and development – and No. 1 in the nation for all sponsored materials research and development.

We have partnered with some of the world’s largest Fortune 500 companies, helping us to become a more remarkably proactive, forward-thinking university. GE Aviation and Emerson built research facilities right on campus so students and faculty work side-by-side with professionals to create solutions to real-world problems.

More than 8,000 full-time undergraduates and 2,800 graduate and law students from across the country and around the world pursue learning through more than 80 undergraduate and 50 graduate and doctoral programs. We are dedicated in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

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Chances are some of your data has already been stolen, but that doesn’t mean you should shrug data breaches off. WhataWin/iStock via Getty Images

How vulnerable is your personal information? 4 essential reads

Data breaches have become a fact of life. Here are articles from The Conversation that detail the threat, why it happens and what you can do to protect yourself.
Many long COVID-19 symptoms – such as fatigue, brain fog and memory impairment – are similar to those experienced post-concussion. Cavan Images/Cavan Collection via Getty Images

How to help kids with ‘long COVID’ thrive in school

When a student suffers a concussion, their school typically offers certain accommodations – lighter workload, rest breaks, more time to complete tests. Do kids with long COVID need the same?
Is it possible to have a jury whose members are unbiased? Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

Do unbiased jurors exist in an age of social media?

A video of Ahmaud Arbery was widely seen and shared by the citizens who could be called on to judge the accused killers. The issue was recently argued before the Supreme Court.
Usher, shown speaking in 2019 at an event hosted by the nonprofit he started, and two other celebrities shot five episodes of the canceled series. Paras Griffin/Getty Images

‘The Activist’ reality TV show sparked furor, but treating causes as commodities with help from celebrities happens all the time

The producers are recasting the show as a documentary. The original version would have done more harm than good for the causes being showcased, two scholars argue.
Mehran Karimi Nasseri duduk di antara barang-barangnya dalam sebuah foto tahun 2004 yang diambil di Bandara Charles de Gaulle, tempat dia tinggal selama hampir 18 tahun. Eric Fougere/VIP Images/Corbis via Getty Images

Bagaimana beberapa orang bisa tinggal di bandara selama berbulan-bulan – bahkan bertahun-tahun – pada suatu waktu

Atas kemauan mereka sendiri, beberapa orang menggunakan fasilitas bandara untuk memenuhi kebutuhan dasar mereka.
People are warned that what they post on the internet will live forever. But that’s not really the case. 3alexd/E+ via Getty Images

The Internet Archive has been fighting for 25 years to keep what’s on the web from disappearing – and you can help

Portions of the internet disappear every day. Preservation of this historical record requires a proactive approach by archivists and everyday citizens.
Mehran Karimi Nasseri, refugiado iraní, en el aeropuerto Paris-Charles de Gualle, donde vivio durante 18 años. Nasseri supuestamente inspiró la película ‘La Terminal’ (2004), protagonizada por Tom Hanks. Eric Fougere/VIP Images/Corbis via Getty Images

Por qué algunas personas terminan viviendo en aeropuertos durante semanas, meses e incluso años

Es posible vivir en aeropuertos porque ofrecen muchas comodidades básicas necesarias: comida, agua, baños y refugio. Pero no todos los que se encuentran durmiendo en una terminal quieren estar allí.

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