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News releases older than 2015 can be found at the University's eCommons site.

Campus and Community October 19, 2021
UD to dedicate Hathcock Hall

The University of Dayton will honor the legacy of Jessie S. Hathcock, a noted educator and humanitarian who was the first African American woman to graduate from UD, by formally dedicating a building in her name on Oct. 22.

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Students October 18, 2021
From sea to shining sea and across the pond, online law student example of program's reach anywhere, anytime

What most call flyover country, University of Dayton law student Andrew Ferguson calls a classroom. What many would confuse for the lyrics of Johnny Cash's "I've Been Everywhere" are places Ferguson has attended class in the Law@Dayton program, one of the nation's first online hybrid J.D. programs.

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Law October 15, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 9-15

Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister wrote a piece for The Conversation about whether unbiased jurors exist in the age of social media. A national publication covering K-12 schools quoted Chief Information Officer Tom Skill about keeping school networks safe. Spectrum News 1 Ohio and several local media reported on the Dayton Funk Symposium and Land of Funk Way. The Dayton Business Journal featured the Greater West Dayton Incubator's new director.

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Campus and Community October 11, 2021
Greater West Dayton Incubator names new director

Whitney Barkley, a small business owner who brings experience working with small companies and international nonprofits, has been named director of the Greater West Dayton Incubator, an initiative to support Black, woman and other underrepresented entrepreneurs.

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Campus and Community October 08, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 1-8

President Eric F. Spina wrote an op-ed for DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education about bridging the access and success gap for lower-income students. Forbes profiled Brent Kondritz, executive director for the Center for Leadership. Several Dayton-area news outlets featured University efforts to increase scholarships for nursing students and diversifying the legal profession.

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Students October 06, 2021
Flyer Legal Promise provides full law school tuition, $15,000 stipend, job after graduation

Dayton law firms Thompson Hine and Taft Law are teaming with the University of Dayton School of Law to recruit underrepresented and underserved students to law school and the legal profession. The Flyer Legal Promise Program will provide two students full law school tuition, a $15,000 stipend for living expenses, mentors, summer clerkships and a job at one of the firms following graduation. 

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Giving October 06, 2021
Gift creates scholarships to build nursing pipeline

Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health and chair of the University of Dayton board of trustees, will establish scholarship funds at the University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital Foundation to benefit nursing students.

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Faculty and Staff October 04, 2021
University of Dayton to host second Dayton Funk Symposium Nov. 3-6

The Dayton Funk Symposium returns to the University of Dayton Nov. 3-6 with a lineup of academic, cultural and community events celebrating the rhythmic groove-based genre that put Dayton on the musical map in the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Humanities and Social Sciences October 01, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 24-Oct. 1

The Boston Globe, Government Executive Daily podcast, National Cyber Security and Zenger News are among the national news outlets interviewing UD faculty and staff. Human Rights Center Senior Researcher Alexandra Budabin contributed a piece to The Conversation. Distinguished Research Associate Bob Taft wrote an op-ed for The Columbus Dispatch. The Dayton Daily News highlighted the Hall Hunger Initiative's move into the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

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Business September 30, 2021
Flyer Pitch competition accepting applications

The University of Dayton’s Flyer Pitch, one of the largest new venture competitions on the collegiate level, is now accepting applications from anyone with an idea for a business or Greater West Dayton community initiative.

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