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.
During August 2013, University faculty appeared on CNN en Español, CNBC.com and in Washington Monthly and The New York Times, among others. News of our bike pledge and give away went far and wide with 12 unique stories carried by more than 370 outlets. Forbes, The New York Times, Fox News Channel, USA Today, CBS Radio, Fox Radio, The Associated Press, CNBC Radio and NBC affiliates in at least 24 markets either did its own story or picked up the story.
Media in top-100 markets, excluding Dayton, mentioned the University at least 210 times. The total perceived advertising value is at least $709,368.
So far this fiscal year, media in top-100 markets, excluding Dayton, have mentioned the University at least 347 times. The total perceived advertising value is at least $1.55 million.
Here are the highlights:
Bike Pledge and Giveaway
The University's unique bike giveaway program, which gave out 100 free bikes to incoming students in exchange for a pledge to leave their cars at home for two years, garnered significant national and regional attention. More than 370 national outlets carried 12 unique stories, and the local media reported on the giveaway a total of 22 times. Major hits included Forbes, The New York Times, Fox News Channel, USA Today, CBS Radio, Fox Radio, The Associated Press, CNBC Radio and dozens of NBC affiliates. For complete coverage, see the bike media page.
Leader in Higher Education
When President Barack Obama commented that law schools should move from three to two years, CNBC.com turned to School of Law Dean Paul McGreal for insight. He said said change may evolve when the ABA shows some flexibility and added that solutions could arise from "a more robust waiver program to allow law schools to find solutions through experimentation."
Philosophy professor Peggy DesAutels talked to The New York Times Aug. 3 on efforts to curb sexism in philosophy.
Catholic, Marianist Identity
Religious studies professor Dennis Doyle talked to Washington Monthly magazine on Aug. 5 about how Catholic teachings can change.
Doyle talked to Jamaica Speaks radio Aug. 6 on Pope Francis.
The Catholic Beat wrote about the Aug. 3 profession of vows of Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI.
The McClatchy News Service picked up a Dayton Daily News story quoting Shawn Cassiman, assistant professor of sociology, on how growth in the U.S. temporary workforce may be a permanent trend.
The Christian Science Monitor quoted assistant professor of communication Joe Valenzano III in an Aug. 1 story about the controversial Rolling Stone magazine cover featuring the Boston bomber.
History professor Larry Schweikart co-wrote an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal Aug. 5 that private investment and entrepreneurship — not the government — has been crucial to economic recovery.
Local NPR affiliate WYSO-FM quoted education professor Thomas Lasley II in a story Aug. 8 about low voter turnout in special elections.
Capital Gazette (Maryland) quoted history professor John Heitmann in a story Aug. 20 about the forgotten history of the Fort Meade internment of Germans and Japanese during World War II.
The Providence Journal (Rhode Island) quoted physics professor and SEE coordinator Bob Brecha in a fact-checking story Aug. 25 about climate change and global temperatures.
The Columbus Dispatch picked up a Dayton Daily News story about our Nanotechnology-Focused Minority Analyst Project.
The Montville (N.J.) Patch.com, North Jersey.com and Milwaukee Courier wrote about students completing the University's Minority STEM Summer Bridge Program.
On Aug. 8, hiVelocity noted the role of the Business Plan Competition in the success of start-up Commuter Advertising.
The Newtown Bee on Aug. 19 previewed an art exhibit at ArtStreet featuring art by students of Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of a tragic school shooting in December.
On the 50th anniversary of the "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, several local media outlets reported on a lost-and-found tape of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at the University of Dayton, including WDTN-TV, WHIO-TV, ABC22/Fox 45 and the Dayton Daily News.
Several local media outlets covered the 10th annual river trip for University of Dayton students in the Rivers Institute Aug. 14-15. The Dayton Daily News sent a reporter down the river and published a story and video. WHIO-TV and WDTN-TV also covered the trip.
The Dayton Daily News and WDTN-TV covered demonstrations by Miami Valley teachers working with engineering faculty on innovative ways to bring project-based, hands-on STEM learning into their classrooms.
Aug. 2: Operations management feature.
Aug. 16: Jim Durham, law professor, eminent domain.
Aug. 6: BEST summer program for international students.
Aug. 9: Thaddeus Hoffmeister, law professor, hit and run car accident.
Aug. 19 – New bike path opens by Courtyard by Marriott.
Aug. 24: UD taking strong stance on drinking.
Dayton Daily News
Aug. 3: Paul Benson, College of Arts & Sciences dean, Common Academic Program.
Aug. 4: Shawn Cassiman, sociology, and Richard Stock, Business Research Group, growth and impact of temporary workers.
Aug. 4: Kelly Henrici, executive director of the Program in Law and Technology, patent trolls.
Aug. 19 – New bike path opens by Courtyard by Marriott.
Aug. 24: Jubiliee of religious studies professor emeritus Father Norbert Burns.
Aug. 25: Julius Amin, history professor, March on Washington.
Aug. 25 – ArtStreet exhibit and artist-in-residence Joel Bergner
Aug. 25 – Op-ed by School of Education and Health Sciences Dean Kevin Kelly on new Ohio report cards.
Dayton B2B Magazine
Aug. 1: Mickey McCabe on the partnership with GE Aviation.
Aug. 1: Jason Eckert, career services, on job hunting.
Aug. 1: Jayne Robinson, biology, Off the Clock feature.