See where we're making news
From our campus to a media outlet near you — local, national and international media frequently feature the University of Dayton and members of its community in stories. Here is a list of the most prominent places we've been making news lately. For a comprehensive list or to read the complete articles, visit our University of Dayton in the News bookmarks.
University of Dayton's RISE 13 student investment forum garnered unprecedented national, international and local media coverage in April.
CNBC's five live broadcasts during the day brought high-level visibility to the University and the forum. Steve Liesman, senior economics reporter for CNBC, devoted a segment to Davis Center for Portfolio Management students A.J. Ziegler and Michael Hermes about the center's $16-million student-managed portfolio. Liesman even asked for their stock picks.
For the third year, Bloomberg Radio's Kathleen Hays broadcast her three-hour show from RISE and moderated the Federal Reserve Presidents' panel. She also interviewed President Daniel J. Curran; David Kudla, executive director of RISE and CEO and CIO of Mainstay Capital Management LLC; Tim O'Connell, assistant vice president for athletics and executive director for the University of Dayton Arena, and finance student A.J. Ziegler on topics that included RISE, University of Dayton Arena, finance education, the University of Dayton China Institute and the University's innovative new tuition plan.
In the weeks prior to the event, Hays also mentioned RISE numerous times in interviews with Kudla and RISE speakers such as Mellody Hobson. And RISE was mentioned prominently in a CBS News story on a the student-managed portfolio competition winner. For the complete media report, including CNBC video clips, visit A Rising Success.
During the month of April, media in top-100 markets, excluding Dayton, mentioned the University at least 183 times. The total perceived advertising value is at least $385,000.
For fiscal year 2013 through April, media in the top-100 markets, not including No. 63 Dayton, have mentioned the University of Dayton at least 1,450 times. The perceived advertising value is at least $3.9 million. Those figures do not include media coverage of the NCAA tournament at University of Dayton Arena.
But RISE wasn’t the only thing making news in April. Here are the highlights.
Leader in Higher Education
The University’s innovative new tuition plan continued to draw attention. Kilplinger's Personal Finance included it in an April 8 story about estimating the cost of college; the story was featured by the Chicago Tribune and widely picked up elsewhere. Sundar Kumarasamy, vice president for enrollment management and marketing, talked about to The Wall Street Journal and ProPublica admission and financial aid issues. Kathy McEuen Harmon, assistant vice president and dean of admission and financial aid, talked to Diverse Issues in Higher Education about the University's book scholarship program.
The Huffington Post mentioned the School of Engineering in a story about entrepreneurship and engineering.
U.S. News & World Report quoted School of Law Dean Paul McGreal and referenced the school's programs in a story about two-year law degrees.
Spring Prelaw Insider mentioned the School of Law's IP clinic and experiential learning opportunities.
WVXU-FM's Focus on Technology April 14 featured the fuels research work of UDRI's Heinz Robota.
Slate.com mentioned the work of Vijay Asari's Vision Lab in a story about rescue robots.
AZoNano.com, Education Technology, States News Service, Individual.com, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, TMCnet.com and the IPTV Community website picked up a Dayton Daily News story about the University's new Center of Excellence in Thin-Film Research and Surface Engineering.
Catholic, Marianist Identity
The Catholic News Service in an April 5 story featured Sister Angela Ann Zukowski, M.H.S.H., director of the Institute for Pastoral Initiatives, for her presentation at the annual meeting of the National Catholic Educational Association. The NCEA also conducted an interview with her.
Terrorism expert Mark Ensalaco was sought by media around the world for his insight on the Boston Marathon bombings. Ensalaco fielded interviews from Spain, the U.K., Turkey, Greece, Slovakia, Iran, New Zealand and Finland. He gave U.S. interviews to CNN en Español; WLW-AM in Cincinnati; America's Talk Radio on XM Radio;Minnesota Public Radio; the Christian Science Monitor and the New Haven Register. All three local TV stations and the Dayton Daily News also interviewed Ensalaco. States News Service plus outlets in Portsmouth, Va.; Bedford, Ind.; Indianapolis, Buffalo, N.Y.; Terre Haute, Ind.; Austin, Texas; Wichita, Kan.; Pensacola, Fla.; Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, Mich.; and Albuquerque, N.M. picked up a WDTN.com article.
Once authorities apprehended Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, media turned to federal criminal law and juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister who gave interviews to America's Talk Radio and WLW-AM in Cincinnati.
The Associated Press talked to Ron Katsuyama, an associate psychology professor, about the Dayton Air Show's proposed re-enactment of the atomic attack on Japan. Nearly 200 outlets, including CBS News, The Washington Post and The Huffington Post, picked up the story.
Ensalaco also talked to CNN en Español about North Korean sabre-rattling.
CNBC quoted assistant sociology professor Jamie Longazel in a story April 9 about the economic cost of immigration reform.
The Plain Dealer (Cleveland) quoted economics professor Tony Caporale in an April 9 story about Ohio Gov. Kasich's plan to reduce sales tax and add new taxes.
Central Ohio Newspapers quoted political science lecturer Dan Birdsong in an April 5 story about a new poll showing lack of support for a new energy tax.
The Dayton Daily News and the Dayton Business Journal reported on the University of Dayton Business Plan Competition winners April 11. Competition coordinator and assistant management professor Diane Sullivan was featured in a Dayton Business Journal Q&A on entrepreneurship, did a live WDTN-TV "Living Dayton" appearance and talked to the Dayton Daily News April 28 about women entrepreneurs.
WHIO-TV, the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal reported a state initiative to create regional jobs will include the University-led Institute for Development and Commercialization of Advanced Sensor Technology (IDCAST).
Dayton Daily News
April 1: Deo Eustace, associate professor of civil engineering, traffic patterns
April 2: Preview of Celebration of the Arts
April 8: Richard Stock, Business Research Group director, local economy
April 11: Diane Sullivan, assistant management professor, business plan competition
April 28: Bob Chelle, Crotty Center director, cupcake wars
Dayton Business Journal
April 19: Education professor Thomas Lasley op-ed about need for education reform
April 4: Tony Talbott, political science lecturer, North Korea
April 9: Savings Race student coming to the University of Dayton
April 15: Wheels for Kids
April 19: 1World event at ArtStreet
April 29: Tom Hagel, law professor, courtroom decorum
ABC 22/Fox 45
April 13: Wheels for Kids
April 24: Art Jipson, associate professor of sociology, social media trends
Dayton City Paper
April 2: Celebration of the Arts and Stander Symposium