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                                                                                                                                                                                                                           TAKE A BREAK WITH . . .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ‘Take ownership’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   University renews its annual appeal with faculty, staff
                                                                                                                                                                                                RANDY MOCKABEE
  3  Take a Break With ... Randy 
  4  The 2010 Stander Symposium: A                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The University’s annual fund cam-                 Support of the annual fund helps
     showcase of scholarship, creativity                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        paign with faculty and staff begins in            build the University over the long
     and social responsibility                                                                                                                                                                     Some people come to UD and stay four or five years. We call them alumni. Others              April with a goal of raising $500,000.            term, said annual fund director Joan
  6  Wheels for Kids                                                                                                                                                                            come, stay 30 years, and spend their days walking around campus delivering the mail —               The co-chairs, Paul Vanderburgh                                      Schiml.
  7  Miryam Awards: Grace Crivello                                                                                                                                                              always with a smile. We call him Randy.                                                         of health and sport science and Gwen                                         “We are
     and Betty Rogers Youngkin                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Klemmer of the bursar’s office,                                          shaping the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   You’ve worked at the University for 30 years. What have you been
  8  Coming attractions                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         said they want their colleagues to                                       UD community
                                                                                                                                                                                                doing all that time? I started out selling stamps at the window in the old
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                recognize the importance of any gift,                                    through work-
                                                                                                                                                                                                campus post office then moved on to delivering mail to the dorms and some
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                large or small, to the future of the                                     ing together,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                academic buildings. For the past 17 years, I’ve been delivering mail to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                University.                                                              Schiml said.
                                                                                                                                                                                                people at UDRI. The thing I like most
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Without the generosity of our                                       “People give
                                                                                                                                                                                                about my job is the people I get to see
                                                                                                                                                                                                every day. I also like it that I’m not            Thirty Years                                  faculty, staff, alumni and friends, we                                   already through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Randy Mockabee read this poem during              couldn’t have a lot of the programs we                                   their hard work,
                                                                                                                                                                                                stuck in the same place all day, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a celebration of his 30th anniversary:            have,” Vanderburgh said. “We could                Vanderburgh            but making a
                                                                                                                                                                                                I’m constantly moving. That’s how
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                be a good university without all of                                      financial gift is
                                                                                                                                                                                                you get to know more people.                      The past 30 years have been grand,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that, but with their support, we are a                                   another way to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to be part of an institution
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                great university.”                                                       be part of the UD
                                                                                                                                                                                                    In 2002 you received the                      known throughout the land.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    When faculty and staff contribute,                                   community.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                Marianist Service Award. Were                       The people,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “they have skin in the game,” he said.                                       Donors can
                                                                                                                                                                                                you surprised? When Father Gene                       The place,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “They’re more vested in the success of                                   direct their gifts
                                                                                                                                                                                                (Contadino, S.M., then rector) told me                  The work,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the students.”                                                           to any fund.
                                                                                                                                                                                                I won, you could have knocked me over                     and the fun
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Giving to the annual fund also                                           “I give to
                                                                                                                                                                                                with a feather. At the dinner, I got to           Make the University of Dayton No. 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                demonstrates a commitment to UD’s                                        the Bombeck
                                                                                                                                                                                                sit at the same table with Brother Ray,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                vision, Klemmer said.                                                    Center,” said
  WHERE’S LARRY?                                                                                                                                                                                Father Gene and Father (James) Fitz.              So it’s hats off to the ole red and blue,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “We take ownership in our                     Klemmer                longtime annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and to the UD community: I love you.
       So, you think you know every                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             work here by giving to the annual                                        fund donor Beth
                                                  The Flyers are NIT champions for the third time in school history with the 79-68 victory over the North Carolina Tar Heels April 1 in Madi-       Have you always been in Dayton?
  nook and cranny of campus?                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Thanks for a great 30 years, and may            fund,” said Klemmer, who as a 2004                Schwartz of human resources. “There’s
                                                  son Square Garden. Sophomore Chris Johnson, named NIT Most Outstanding Player with 14 points in the final game, said of the tourna-           I was born and raised in Dayton, but
  If you can figure out where                                                                                                                                                                                                                       God bless.                                  Leadership UD graduate directs her                a personal satisfaction with helping
                                                  ment, “We stayed positive, and we have heart and character, and it shows today. And we just won a championship.” The community is             after graduating from high school,
  photographer Larry Burgess                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        —Randy Mockabee             annual gift to the Leadership UD                  out the University, but I also get to see
                                                  invited to celebrate the men’s and women’s basketball team successes at 6 p.m. Friday, April 9, in Frericks Center. Photo by Leon Chuck.      I moved to Los Angeles. I got a job at
  was when he took the photo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    endowed scholarship fund she started              firsthand how it benefits my daughter
                                                                                                                                                                                                Cedars Sinai Medical Center, where
  above, you’ll be entered in a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with Kathy Harmon in financial aid.               directly.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                they catered to a lot of celebrities. I met Sidney Poitier, Groucho Marx,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                After five years, the fund is nearly at               Pledges and gifts can be paid by
  drawing for fabulous prizes. 
  E-mail your answer to 
                                                  Speech and debate team                                                                                                                        William Holden, Richard Crenna and Bea Arthur. I once rode in an elevator
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the level for making awards.                      check, cash, credit card, salary reduc-                       takes second place                                                                         CONVERSATION PIECE                                 with John Travolta. He was very young and just getting started in movies. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                chatted for several floors. He was kind of quiet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “I work with students on a daily              tion or payroll deduction. To give
       March’s winner is Brother Phil                 UD’s debate team did well in                                                                                                                                                                                                              basis, and I see firsthand what that              online, see http://supportUD.facstaff
                                                                                                                                                 When the Emperor Was Divine, a 2003 novel                                         and very nice.
  Aaron, S.M., who identified not                 its recent championships, finish-                                                                                                                                                                                                             scholarship money does for them,”        Further details will be
                                                                                                                                             by Julie Otsuka about the Japanese-American
  only the photo’s location — the                 ing in second place overall. Student                                                                                                                                                                                                          said Klemmer, a student accounts                  provided in information packets sent
                                                                                                                                             internment during World War II, is this                                                     What changes have you seen around
                                                  competitors included Jim Saywell,                                                                                                                                                                                                             administrator.                                    in campus mail.
  south portico of Alumni Hall — but                                                                                                         summer’s first-year read. For informa-                                                   campus in 30 years? The campus has
  also the time of day it was taken.              Jeff Nagel, Kevin Zimmerman, Wes                                                                                                                                                    grown and changed so much since I came
                                                                                                                                             tion, see
       If you enjoyed this year’s 
  Where’s Larry feature, please let 
                                                  Nurney, Katie Repic, Rob Starrett, Joe
                                                  Alemagno and Jim Pappadakes. David
                                                                                                                                             biblio/9780385721813. To participate in the
                                                                                                                                             discussions during new student orientation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      here. It was sad to see all the trees cut down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to build the Humanities Building. Now my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deposits catching up; campaign
  us know. Send your comments 
                                                  Lee Miller is the director of the speech
                                                  and debate team.
                                                                                                                                             contact Cari Wallace, director of new student
                                                                                                                                             programs, via e-mail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    favorite place on campus is Serenity Pines.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   But one thing still stays the same: The people.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                commitments approach $100 million
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Applications from out-of-state students continue to outpace ones from Ohio,
  Thanks for playing, and have a                  Alumni award                                                                                                                                                                          It’s the people that make this place.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and more admitted students than ever are expected to visit campus this spring.
  good summer.
                                                  nominations due April 15                           Hughes selected                                     able for women who aspire to higher                                                            How much longer will                        It’s all part of a new push to encourage students to apply early and make the
                                                     Nominations are being accepted                                                                      education leadership, said Lisa                                                               you be at UD? I plan to                  road trip — an effort designed to give the University of Dayton a competitive edge
                                                  through April 15 for the 2010 National             for Bryn Mawr workshops                             Rismiller, director of the Women’s                                                             retire in fall 2012. One of             in an uncertain economy, reported Sundar Kumarasamy, vice president for enroll-
  Campus Report, distributed the first            Alumni Association alumni awards.                     This summer, English professor                   Center.                                                                                          my hobbies is golf, and               ment management, to the President’s Council March 9.
  Friday of every month during the first two      Categories include:                                and department chair Sheila Hassell                     UD has been sponsoring women                                                                   I’d like to get a part-                 “We have a healthy number of admitted students, and we’re closing the gap
  terms of the academic year, is published           • Distinguished Alumnus Award                                                                                                                                                                            time job as a ranger at           on deposits,” he said.
                                                                                                     Hughes, formerly director of the                    for the HERS Summer Institute since
  by the University communications office  
                                                     • Christian Service Award                       women’s and gender studies program,                 2006: Tricia Hart and Kathy Webb                                                                      a course. I think I’ll               At the end of February, the University had recorded $99.8 million in campaign
  for University of Dayton faculty and staff. 
  E-mail news digests are sent every first and       • Special Achievement Award                     will spend two weeks at Bryn Mawr                   attended in 2006; Julie Mitchell                                                                        be ready to go. I’ll           commitments toward a $360 million goal, said Deborah Read, vice president for
  third Thursday of each month.                      • Special Service Award                         College in Bryn Mawr, Pa., in the                   attended in 2007; Emily Hicks went                                                                       miss the camarade-            University advancement.
  Campus mail: 2963                                  • Joe Belle Memorial Award                      HERS Summer Institute, an intensive                 in 2008; and Janet Herrelko attended                                                                      rie at UD and a job              Tom Skill, associate provost and chief information officer, reported that
                                                     For information or a nomination                 leadership development program for                  in 2009.                                                                                                    that I really like,        the launch date for the human resources and payroll functions of the Banner
  E-mail:                form, see http://alumni.udayton                    women in higher education.                              Women interested in being                                                                                but there will            implementation will be finalized when testing has been completed; the Porches
                                                  .edu and click on “Alumni Awards” in                  The program, started in 1976 by                  considered for UD sponsorship at the                                                                         be a lot of great         internal portal and the Banner student registration were launched on schedule in
  Phone: 229-3241; fax: 229-3063
                                                  the right-hand column; or, call Anita              HERS — Higher Education Resource                    2011 HERS Summer Institute may                                                                               memories to               March.
  Michelle Tedford, editor                        Brothers at 229-2905.                              Services — is one of the best avail-                apply in the fall.                                                                                           take with me.                 The council also reviewed a draft position statement on religious and faith-
  Maureen Schlangen, interim editor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    — Jeaneen Parsons        based organizations.
  Larry Burgess, photographer                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       “We need to communicate very clearly a desire for a positive relationship …
  Frank Pauer, designer                               Cover: “The Weight of January,” a Dayton cityscape painted by Holly Branstner, a visiting artist in the College of Arts and                                                                                                               and a positive ecumenical spirit,” said Father Christopher Wittmann, S.M., direc-
                                                      Sciences during the winter term, was installed and unveiled March 30 in the entrance to O’Reilly Hall. It complements                                                                                                                     tor of campus ministry.
          Campus Report is printed on                 “Landscape of Need,” an exhibition of paintings of inner-city Detroit, the River Rouge steel plant and the Maumee River in-                                                                                                                   In addition, administrators discussed a revised Commitment to Community
          recyclable paper made from                  dustrial area. The exhibition was the research subject for six students in professor Roger Crum’s capstone art history seminar.                                                                                                           that articulates how students are called to be community builders on campus and
          10 percent post-consumer fiber.
                                                      The students present their research April 14 at the Stander Symposium. See Pages 4-5.                                                                                                                                                     in the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          — Teri Rizvi

2  University of Dayton Campus Report  April 9, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             April 9, 2010  University of Dayton Campus Report  3
                                                                                                                                                                                                          A showcase of                                                                          Other Stander
New applications for old idea
    Industrial engineer Liliana Martinez joined the Research Institute in 2009 to
work on transesterification — a reaction of a fat or oil with an alcohol and a catalyst
to form biodiesel and the byproduct glycerol.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          student scholarship,                                                                   TOMS Style Your Sole event
    At UDRI, staff are using this process with oil they’re extracting from algae,
which is hundreds of times more viable as an oil crop than corn, soybeans and
canola, said Sukh Sidhu, who leads the sustainable environmental technologies
                                                                                                                                                                                                          creativity and social                                                                  4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 9, ArtStreet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Local and campus artists will be on hand to help

                                                                                          Stander 2010
group in UDRI’s Energy and Environmental Engineering division.
    “Transesterification is not a new science,” Martinez said, explaining that one of                                                                                                                                                                                                            faculty, staff and students decorate their TOMS
the first uses of biodiesel was to power heavy-duty vehicles in South Africa before                                                                                                                                                                                                              Shoes. The event aims to draw attention to the
World War II. “What we’re doing that’s new is working with different types of algae                                                                                                                                                                                                              social entrepreneurship business model of TOMS
to determine which one has the best properties to capture carbon dioxide and be                                                                                                                           ISSUE FORUM                                   Project Management                       Shoes, whose founder, Blake Mycoskie, will give
converted to jet fuel.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Exploring Islam: A                            101: Business student                    the Stander Symposium keynote address April 13.
    Martinez, who in the summer will start a doctoral program in mechanical engi-
neering with a focus on clean and renewable energy, also investigates how different                                                                                                                       discussion of perceptions                     tackles two Stander                         Shoes will be available for purchase in limited
solvents affect the oil extracted from the algae.                                         With a keynote address April 13 by an emerging social entrepreneur whose company donates                        at home and abroad                            projects                                 supply.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Senior operations management
Biomass jet fuel success for UDRI                                                         a  pair  of  shoes  for  every  pair  it  sells,  the  2010  Brother  Joseph  W.  Stander  Symposium’s  plan-   6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 12,              major Tim Renner has never pre-          Red Mass
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kennedy Union                                 sented at the Stander Symposium.
     Scientists from the UD Research Institute played a supporting role in making         ners  have  encouraged  the  entire  campus  to  jump  into  the  annual  events  with  both  feet.                                                                                                    12:05 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, Immaculate
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        This year, he’s tackling two projects:
aviation history March 25 when the U.S. Air Force successfully flew the first “all-                                                                                                                           Senior political science and journal-
                                                                                          The symposium got off on the right foot March 16 with Celebration of the Arts, a repertory exhibition                                                         his senior capstone project on the       Conception Chapel
engine” test flight using a biomass jet fuel blend.                                                                                                                                                       ism major Rachael Bade leads the issue        Veterans Affairs emergency depart-
                            Although the Air Force has tested aircraft fueled in part                                                                                                           
                                                                                          of student talent and creativity at the Schuster Center downtown.  The symposium’s academic, artistic           forum addressing the perceptions of                                                       The Red Mass, or Mass of the Holy Spirit, is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ment (VA ED) and another on the
                        by biomass-derived and conventional fuels, the flight of an                                                                                                                       Islam at home and abroad.                     School of Business Administration        liturgical opening of the Stander Symposium. This
                        A-10 Thunderbolt II jet over Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., marked   and athletic events kick off this afternoon (Friday, April 9) with a shoe-styling event at ArtStreet, fol-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              “I’m not an Islamic expert,” said         study-abroad programs.                   Mass, at which the presider wears red vestments,
                        the first time in history a plane flew with all engines fueled                                                                                                                    Bade, who sought a better understand-
                                                                                          lowed by an issues forum, a Red Mass, a keynote address by TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie,                                                                     “I was interested in consulting      calls upon the gifts of the Holy Spirit to drive the
                        entirely by such a blend, Air Force officials said.                                                                                                                               ing of the religion for herself and           in the service/medical field and
                            UDRI researchers supported the Air Force Petroleum            the Stander Cup and the Day at the Stander.  The symposium closes Wednesday, April 14, with a                   others. “This religion is very diverse                                                 research and creative performances of the Stander
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        improving process flow,” said Renner
                        Agency by analyzing and testing properties of the biofuel                                                                                                                         and often shown in a negative light; I                                                 Symposium.
                        blend used in the flight. The work was sponsored by the Air       reception and art exhibition in the Rike Center. Details at right or online at                                                    (feet pictured left, above). “The VA
                                                                                                                                                                                                          hope students feel open to discuss this       ED offered a great opportunity to
                        Force Research Laboratory and performed at Wright-Patterson                                                                                                                       difficult topic and leave with a new          analyze the process and present          Keynote address:
                        Air Force Base.                                                       Stories and photos by senior visual arts major Michelle Stawicki                                            appreciation.”
Ballal                      “This is truly a landmark occasion for the Air Force,                                                                                                                             For more information, send an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        recommendations that would make          TOMS Shoes founder
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        immediate benefits to patients’
for aviation and for the nation,” said Dilip Ballal, division head for energy and
environmental engineering at UDRI. “It demonstrates the Air Force’s commitment
                                                                                                                                                                                                          e-mail to           time spent in the emergency              Blake Mycoskie
to helping the U.S. wean from its dependence on foreign oil sources with minimal                                                                                                                                                                                                                 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, Kennedy Union ballroom
impact to the environment.”                                                                                                                                                                               DAY AT THE STANDER                                Renner chose to address the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        School of Business Administration’s         Blake Mycoskie founded TOMS Shoes in 2006
                                                                                                                                                                                                          10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday,               study-abroad program because as a
Honors symposium showcases collaboration                                                                                                                                                                  April 14, Kennedy Union and various           teaching assistant in the program,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 with a noble goal that came to be called the One for
   Seniors in the University Honors Program presented their honors theses                                                                                                                                 other campus locations                        he wanted to help promote it to          One business model: For every pair of shoes sold,
March 12 in the fourth annual Honors Students Symposium.                                                                                                                                                                                                prospective participants.                he’d give a pair to a child in need. To date, he’s
   The thesis is the product of a three-semester, six-credit-hour project that culmi-
nates in a research contribution, performance or body of creative work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Financial, social impact:                         Renner shared some insight he        given away more than 400,000 pairs of shoes. He
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        discovered throughout the pro-
   Research from the 58 presenters included:                                                                                                                                                              Research blends studies of                    cess: “Time flies when performing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 says it’s a demonstration that an entrepreneur can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 succeed financially and make the world a better
• “John Paul II’s Guide to Dating: A Handbook for Effectively Teaching Catholic                                                                                                                           society, culture, language,                   semester projects,” he said. “You
   Doctrines on Sexuality in a High School Classroom,” by Adam Eakman (Jana
   Bennett, adviser, religious studies)
                                                                                                                                                                                                          economics                                     believe you have so much time, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        before you know it, it is the end of
• “The Black-White Achievement Gap: A Novice Teacher’s Professional                                                                                                                                           With a love of everything interna-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        the semester and your deliverables       Stander Cup
   Development Plan for Closing It,” by Michelle L. Timmerman (Rachel M.B.                                                                                                                                tional, senior international studies and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        are due.”
   Collopy, adviser, teacher education)                                                                                                                                                                   French major Marie-Claire Tuzeneu                                                      9 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, in RecPlex
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Renner presents his study-abroad
• “Determining the Effectiveness of Photodynamic Therapy Against                                                                                                                                          wanted to make her summer travel
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        project at 2:15 p.m. in Miriam 214
                                                                                                                                                                                                          more meaningful. Her honors presenta-                                                     Forty-four teams of six students are registered
   Bacteriophage UT1 in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa,” by Elizabeth Raphael (Jayne                                                                                                                                                                            and his VA project between 2:15 and
   Robinson, adviser, biology)                                                                                                                                                                            tion examines the impact of the global                                                 for this event, which is now in its sixth year. It
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4:30 p.m. in Miriam 207.
• “Abandoning Aristotle for a Raining Elevator: Ovidian Myth in Contemporary                                                                                                                              economic crisis on low development                                                     includes physical and mental challenges. The win-
   Theatre,” by Thomas Motz (Kay Bosse, adviser, theater and communication)                                                                                                                               countries.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ners get to carry the cup for the evening.
• “Drinking Attitudes and Behaviors,” by LeeAnn Chomanics (Jack Bauer, adviser,                                                                                                                               “I found this topic because I knew
                                                                                                                                                                                                          that I was going to be traveling to Togo
                                                                                                                                                                                                          over the summer and wanted to find
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Horvath Exhibition
   Seniors Eric Krissek and Marie-Claire Tuzeneu received financial support for
their work through the Patrick F. Palermo Honors Program Founders Fund, desig-                                                                                                                            a way to incorporate that experience                                                   and closing reception
nated for projects “that involve international research; service and leadership in the                                                                                                                    into my research,” said Tuzeneu (feet
                                                                                                                                                                                                          pictured left, below). “The two months                                                 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, Rike Center;
community; or which advance the realization of a just society.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                          I spent in Togo through ETHOS formed                                                   awards ceremony 6 p.m. in the Rike Center Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the core and the basis for the largest sec-
UDRI leader tapped for Leadership Dayton                                                                                                                                                                  tion of my research. I couldn’t have writ-                                                The department of visual arts will host an
    Allan Crasto, associate director of the Research Institute, will represent the                                                                                                                        ten my thesis without the observations                                                 evening of open studios and a reception as the
University in the Leadership Dayton Class of 2011.                                                                                                                                                        and the interviews I conducted while                                                   closing event of the University’s annual Stander
    Crasto has managed research and development projects at UDRI for the past 18                                                                                                                          there and while in Brussels, where I had                                               Symposium. The evening features the awards
years; he oversees the administration, resource allocation and operational coordina-                                                                                                                      the opportunity to spend several days
tion of research programs on campus and at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      ceremony for the department’s annual Horvath
                                                                                                                                                                                                          interviewing EU employees.”
    Leadership Dayton is a program of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce.                                                                                                                                    Tuzeneu presents her research and                                                  Exhibition, a juried exhibition highlighting stu-
Sister Annette Schmeling, R.S.C.J., vice president for student development and                                                                                                                            travels at 1 p.m. in the Kennedy Union                                                 dent artwork, on display through April 21.
dean of students, graduates in June with the Leadership Dayton Class of 2010.                                                                                                                             ballroom.

4  University of Dayton Campus Report  April 9, 2010                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                April 9, 2010  University of Dayton Campus Report  5
                                                                                Another year of profit for student business

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   In support of women
                                                                                    Flyer Enterprises, the student-run business operation with $1.4 million in annual revenues,
                                                                                had another profitable year in 2009-10, thanks to cost-cutting and operational efficiency, said its
                                                                                                           “We knew that sales would not be as high this year, so we shifted our
                                                                                                        focus to decreasing our costs and increasing our efficiency,” said CEO Jessi         Campus ministry’s Center for Social Concern presented the Miryam Awards March 24 to
                                                                                                        Neff, an accounting and business management graduate student. “We
                                                                                                        provide quality products and services to our campus, and have been for-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     English professor Betty Rogers Youngkin and senior Grace Crivello
                                                                                                        tunate enough to have a loyal customer base that has helped us to remain              The Miryam Award honors people or organizations who have enhanced the climate for women at UD and supported their advancement. Honorees’ names are added 
                                                                                                        profitable.”                                                                      to a plaque in the Barrett Dining Room, and each receives a $1,000 gift to designate to a cause of his or her choice to further enhance the climate for women on campus.
                                                                                                           Flyer Enterprises now has eight divisions — the Blend, the Blend
                                                                                                        Express, the Galley, ArtStreet Café, the Chill, Stuart’s Landing, Flyer           In advocacy, mentorship and                                                                                                              true to themselves.
                                                                                                        Spirit and FE Catering. The catering business, which started in 2009, has                                                                                                                                                      In her work to promote aware-
                                                                                Neff                    found success in the marketing of its Birthday Surprise Package to parents        service, Youngkin promotes                                                                                                               ness of women’s issues, Crivello
                                                                                and friends of current students.                                                                          balance and fairness                                                                                                                     has made a difference in the cul-
                                                                                                                                                                                              In her 19 years at the University of                                                                                                 ture for women on campus, said
                                                                                Senior wins spot in Duke program                                                                          Dayton, 2010 Miryam Award honoree Betty                                                                                                  Pattie Waugh of the Women’s
                                                                                                                                                                                          Rogers Youngkin has worked diligently                                                                                                    Center and Rebecca Whisnant,
                                                                                    Senior political science major Caryl Nuñez is one of 20 students nationwide selected for the
                                                                                                                                                                                          to improve the academic atmosphere for                                                                                                   director of the women’s and gen-
                                                                                Ralph Bunche Summer Institute at Duke University. A program of the American Political Science
                                                                                                                                                                                          women on campus.                                                                                                                         der studies program and Crivello’s
                                                                                Association, the institute encourages minority students to pursue careers in political science
                                                                                                                                                                                              Youngkin, an associate professor of                                                                                                  academic adviser since 2008.
                                                                                by introducing them to graduate study and encouraging application to doctoral programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                          English, served on the women’s studies                                                                                                       Crivello has helped organize
                                                                                Participants take and receive transferable credit for two courses — quantitative analysis and race
                                                                                                                                                                                          committee from 1994 to 2004, as well as on                                                                                               and promote the annual Take
                                                                                and American politics. The courses illustrate the intellectual demands of graduate school and
                                                                                                                                                                                          the Academic Senate, the faculty board and                                                                                               Back the Night march to build
                                                                                give an introduction to political science research methods.
                                                                                                                                                                                          ACWI, the president’s advisory committee                                                                                                 awareness of sexual assault, often
                                                                                    Political science professor emerita Margaret Karns recommended Nuñez for the program.
                                                                                                                                                                                          on women’s issues. For five years, she was                                                                                               facing criticism and taunting
                                                                                                                                                                                          director of the women’s studies program,                                                                                                 from the student neighborhood.
                                                                                Coming in April: Community Conversations                                                                  and she played a significant role in the                                                                                                 During Sexual Assault Aware-
                                                                                    When the Professional Office Personnel organization disbanded in 2009, the University lost            creation of the women’s leadership house                                                                                                 ness Month in 2009, Crivello and
                                                                                an important communication channel with its non-exempt staff.                                             in the student neighborhood.                                                                                                             several other students chanted
                                                                                    A new channel opens in April with Community Conversations, a twice-monthly coffee with                                                                                                 Youngkin                                   Crivello     cheers about women’s issues
                                                                                                                                                                                              When she began her career in higher
                                                                                randomly selected staff and Joyce Carter, vice president for human resources.                             education in 1991, female professors made                                                                                                and handed out fliers about
   Brother Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., rarely seeks the spotlight,
                                                                                    “Without POP, there was no established way for non-exempt and technical staff to get                  up a small percentage of departments.                                                                                                    preventing sexual assault. She’s
   so it’s not surprising that he shone it on others during his
                                                                                together and share information with each other and the University,” Carter said. “That commu-             Although the number of female faculty mem-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Honoree’s passion:                                       given lectures and moderated panel discussions on
   Golden Jubilee celebration March 20. “I try not to impose
   myself on people, but…I could go down each row of this
                                                                                nication is important to us, both for gaining their feedback and delivering reliable information          bers has improved, there is still work to be done,          Pursuit of women’s justice                               pornography, body image and feminism, and she’s
                                                                                from the University, for giving the whole story.”                                                         Youngkin said.                                                                                                       helped plan the annual women’s empowerment
   chapel and name how each of you has gifted me during                                                                                                                                                                                                   The senior honored with a Miryam Award
                                                                                    The communication is two-way, she said.                                                                   “We still need more women to be promoted                                                                         dinner and art auction, which benefits organiza-
   part of these 50 years,” he said. “It is the gifts of love, hope                                                                                                                                                                                   remembers the day she stood up against sexism for
                                                                                    “I want to know what people are thinking,” she said. “It could be about the Banner imple-             to full professor,” she said. “Also, women have                                                                      tions that serve women’s needs and advance gender
   and faith that we give to one another and receive from one                                                                                                                                                                                         the first time.
                                                                                mentation, policy changes, anything. … We learned in the Great Colleges to Work For survey                to grapple with how to have a life and be an aca-                                                                    justice.
   another in our relationships that make us who we are.”                                                                                                                                                                                                 Grace Crivello was in middle school, and a sub-
                                                                                that people want better communication with and from administration, and we’re committed to                demic. It’s a constant struggle.”                                                                                        In the classroom, Crivello shows leadership
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      stitute teacher was belittling the girls in her class
                                                                                that.”                                                                                                        In addition to serving in academic positions,                                                                    without alienating others, said Sheila Hassell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      about athletic inferiority. Crivello spoke out.
                                                                                                                                                                                          Youngkin has also been a mentor to students and                 “I was always labeled ‘the feminist’ after that,”    Hughes, who taught Crivello in an introductory
                                                                                                                                                                                          peers.                                                      said Crivello, a Kettering native about to graduate      women’s studies course.
                                                                                                                                                                                              “Everyone needs several mentors at various              with majors in political science and women’s and             “Grace continually raised questions, problems
                                                                                                                                                                                          points of their career,” she said. “They can be             gender studies. “People would make comments to           and examples that pushed the class to think more
       On Saturday,                                                                                                                                     service learning for the
                                                                                                                                                                                          very helpful as you progress from stage to stage.           rile me up because they thought it was funny, but        deeply and more broadly about the issues at hand,”
   March 20, UD                                                                                                                                         Fitz Center. “We have
                                                                                                                                                                                          Encouragement, acknowledging the person and                 it didn’t bother me that much.”                          Hughes said. “In a class where most students lacked
   students in the                                                                                                                                      a very strong com-
                                                                                                                                                                                          offering advice when asked are very helpful.”                   What bothers her more than anti-feminism,            much preparation in women’s and gender courses
   Wheels for Kids                                                                                                                                      mitment regarding
                                                                                                                                                                                              Youngkin retires May 15.                                she said, is something even more pervasive.              or issues … Grace shared her ideas and experiences
   project spent the                                                                                                                                    Dayton’s five neighbor-
                                                                                                                                                                                              “I will be taking with me the dedication and                “I think apathy is almost worse than anti-           respectfully and helpfully, contributing to a won-
   day at a University-                                                                                                                                 hood school centers.
                                                                                                                                                                                          love of the Marianists, deep friendships with col-          feminism,” she said, “because you can’t enter a          derful community dynamic.”
   owned warehouse                                                                                                                                      Thanks to a grant from
                                                                                                                                                                                          leagues and abiding thanks to students,” she said.          constructive dialogue with someone who has no                Crivello will attend law school at Michigan State
   on Brown Street,                                                                                                                                     the Ohio Department
                                                                                                                                                                                          “To quote Anne Lamott, ‘Thank you, thank you,               opinion.”                                                University in the fall; she plans to study family law
   repairing and                                                                                                                                        of Transportation,
                                                                                                                                                                                          thank you.’”                                                    Her hope is that women will know how to make         with an emphasis on domestic violence law.
   refurbishing                                                                                                                                         the schools all have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               — Charity Smalls ’10   fully informed, rational choices so that they can be                                         — Maureen Schlangen
   donated bicycles for                                                                                                                                 campaigns to promote
   area youth.                                                                                                                                          safe walking and biking
       They’ll distrib-                                                                                                                                 to school. When the
   ute the bikes April
   10 in an event that
                                                                                                                                                        Wheels for Kids project
                                                                                                                                                        approached the Fitz
                                                                                                                                                                                       New Marianist Educational                                      that the three Marianist universities will sustain and   a regular schedule for discussion, education and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      strengthen the Catholic and Marianist traditions         continued formation.
   includes sessions                                                                                                                                    Center, it seemed like a       Associates announced                                           of education on each of the campuses. By building,
   on bike cleaning,                                                                                                                                    perfect match.”                    The rector’s office has announced the new cohort           educating and spiritually nourishing a community         Students teaching
   braking, tire care,
   seat adjustments,                Wheels for Kids partnership                                                                                             In the program’s
                                                                                                                                                        first seven years, the
                                                                                                                                                                                       of Marianist Educational Associates — a campus
                                                                                                                                                                                       community of lay people dedicated to strengthening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      of lay people who value these traditions of education,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UD is not only sustaining its Catholic and Marianist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               financial literacy in schools
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Since late February, more than 60 UD under-
   helmets, locks and
   road safety.                     links bikes to kids                                                                                                 bike giveaway and
                                                                                                                                                        rally took place on C
                                                                                                                                                                                       and developing UD’s Catholic and Marianist charac-
                                                                                                                                                                                       ter and mission.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      character and mission, but also making sure it has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      resources to adapt to future challenges, said Joan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               graduates have been presenting weekly workshops in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               financial literacy to students at two Dayton elemen-
       The project,                                                                                                                                     Lot outside Kettering              The new members are Randy Groesbeck, Fred                  McGuinness Wagner, director of Marianist strate-         tary schools, reports Barbara John, a lecturer in the
   which started nine                                                                                                                                   Laboratories; now, it          Jenkins, Katie Kinnucan-Welsch, Julie Mitchell, Peg            gies.                                                    economics and finance department.
   years ago as a service-learning component of the                   Leadership in Community.                               takes place onsite at the neighborhood school             Mount, Don Pair, Margie Pinnell and Kim Trick.                     MEAs become stewards of the Marianist charism            Almost all of the students are business majors,
   first-year engineering programs, is now a stu-                        “It’s a perfect fit for engineering students        centers, Troha said.                                      They start their yearlong formation process with a             by incorporating the charism in their work and per-      said John, who recruits the students and arranges
   dent-driven service initiative with support from                   and the Fitz Center to be working together on             “That’s more consistent with the concept of a          five-day retreat in early June.                                sonal lives and communicating the message to oth-        their training through the Junior Achievement orga-
   the School of Engineering and the Fitz Center for                  this,” said Joanne Troha, director of community        neighborhood school,” she said.                               The MEA concept, developed by the Association              ers through their words and actions, Wagner said.        nization. The teams have been teaching at Ruskin
                                                                                                                                                                                       of Marianist Universities, is a strategy for ensuring              Throughout the academic year, MEAs meet on           Elementary and Dayton View Academy.

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                                                                                            COMING IONS
Tuesday, April 13                                                                                                                      Friday-Saturday,
Stander Symposium keynote address:                                                               Saturday, May 15                      June 18-19
Blake Mycoskie                                                                                   Tea and Diversions with               Exams
7 p.m., Kennedy Union ballroom; for                                                              Mr. and Mrs. Darcy:                   Full-third-term classes do not meet; first 
more information, see Page 5.                                                                    A Jane Austen Gala                    session of third term ends after final 
                                                                                                 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Humanities         examinations.
Wednesday, April 14                                                                              Building and various locations 
Brother Joseph W. Stander                                                                        on campus. The English depart-
                                                                                                 ment and the local chapter 
Alternate day of learning; see Page 4.                                                           of the Jane Austen Society of         June 19-21
                                                                                                 North America sponsor this            Classes begin for second session of
Horvath Exhibition and Stander                                                                   event. Highlights include a high      third term
Symposium closing reception                                                                      tea luncheon; a toast in front of 
5-7 p.m., Rike Center; awards ceremony                                                           the Humanities Building’s Jane        Monday, July 5
6 p.m. in the Rike Center Gallery; for                                                           Austen relief; an English country 
                                                                                                                                       Independence Day observed
more information, see Page 5. Art on                                                             dance workshop; an illustrated 
                                                                                                                                       University closed.
display through April 21.                                                                        presentation; and talks about 
                                               19th-century music and Austen’s use of letters between characters to build stories. 
Thursday-Saturday,                             Doors open at 9 a.m. in the lobby of the Humanities Building. To register, call         Friday-Saturday,
April 15-17
                                               Meredith Stoehr at 434-7567; the deadline is May 11. Tickets are $35 for JASNA          July 30-31
                                               members and $40 for nonmembers.                                                         Exams
Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop
                                                                                                                                       Second session of third term ends after 
Various locations on and off campus; 
                                                                                                                                       final examinations.
honors the legacy of humorist Erma 
Bombeck ’49. See http://humorwriters 
                                            Wednesday, April 21                           Sunday, May 2
.org.                                       Marianist Educational Associates              Undergraduate Commencement                   Friday, Aug. 13
                                            commitment service                            9:45 a.m., University of Dayton Arena        Feast of the Assumption observed
Saturday, April 17                          4:30 p.m., Immaculate Conception Chapel;                                                   University closed.

Dayton MS Walk
                                            after their year of formation, the members    Saturday-Monday,
8:30 a.m. registration, Kettering Middle 
                                            of the 2009-10 cohort of Marianist 
                                                                                          May 8-10                                     Thursday, Aug. 19
                                            Educational Associates will declare their 
School, 3000 Glengarry Drive, Ketter-                                                     Classes begin for first session of third     New faculty orientation
                                            commitment to the charism; reception 
ing. The National Alumni Association’s      follows in Kennedy Union Torch Lounge.        term
Dayton chapter is raising funds for the                                                                                                Saturday-Tuesday,
National Multiple Sclerosis Society in 
honor of Brother Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., 
                                            Friday, April 23                              Wednesday, May 12                            Aug. 21-24
                                            Last day of classes                           Faculty Meeting                              New student orientation
UD’s president from 1979 to 2002 and 
                                                                                          3 p.m., Kennedy Union Boll Theatre           To be a member of a welcome family or 
diagnosed with MS in 1989. To join the 
                                            Academic Senate meeting                                                                    to present a lecture in the First Lecture 
Ray of Hope team or to make a  
contribution, see the team’s Web site at 
                                            3 p.m., Kennedy Union ballroom                Monday, May 31                               Series, contact Cari Wallace via e-mail or                                                   Memorial Day                                 at 229-2229. Welcome families are asked 
                                            Concert: Combined Jazz Ensembles                                                           to meet for a preparatory meeting Friday, 
rayofhope.                                                                                University closed.
                                            7 p.m., Boll Theatre; free.                                                                Aug. 20, and attend dialogues on Monday 
                                                                                                                                       and Tuesday, Aug. 23-24.
Sunday, April 18                            Saturday-Sunday,
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
                                            April 24-25
and Concert Band
3 p.m., Boll Theatre; free.                 Study days
                                                                                           ‘The only way is peace,’ says Nobel Laureate
                                                                                              Elie Wiesel, at heart, is a teacher.
                                            No classes.
                                                                                              Wiesel, the author of more than 50 books including the famous memoir Night,
Tuesday, April 20                                                                          spent time with reporters, shared a candid dialogue with University of Dayton and
Table of Plenty: Environmental              Monday-Friday,                                 Dayton Early College Academy students, and spoke to a sold-out crowd of 2,300
Stewardship: What Will It Take to           April 26-30                                    people at the Schuster Center. He closed out the University’s 2009-10 Diversity Lec-
Save Our Planet?                                                                           ture Series on March 25 in a moving, memorable fashion.
Noon, Liberty Hall 08; free; register by                                                      “How can one stop?” asked the 81-year-old human rights activist. “We live in
                                            Second term ends after final exams.
April 16 via e-mail at Susan.Terbay@                                                       such strange times. I feel obligated. ... There are so many injustices in the world. It                                                                         would be immoral not to take a stand.”
                                            Saturday, May 1                                   Education — not violence and vengeance — holds the key to alleviating injustice.
                                            Doctoral/Graduate Commencement                    “I believe in an open palm, not a fist,” he told students. “The only way is peace.
                                            9:45 a.m., University of Dayton Arena          There is no substitute.”

                                                                   Commencement is May 1-2. BUT WHO’S COUNTING ?

  12                                     45                                             444                                          1352
                 Number of book-                   Approximate number of sec-                                Number of under-                             Number of under-
                 store employees                   onds it takes to outfit a grad in                         graduates expected                           graduate degree 
                 it takes to dress                 academic garb — hood and all,                             to graduate with                             candidates — plus 
                 graduating seniors                says Jenny Napier, the book-                              honors                                       344 master’s degrees 
                                                   store’s merchandise manager                                                                            and 49 doctorates

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