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

Students January 27, 2020
University of Dayton forum on six-month anniversary of Dayton shooting to address gun violence, gun laws

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center and UD Center for Social Concern will hold an event to memorialize victims of gun violence and discuss how gun violence threatens human rights from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 1401 S. Main St.

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President January 24, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 17-24

Paul Morrow, the John M. Meagher Human Rights Fellow in the Human Rights Center, contributed 'Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?' to The Conversation. Historian Julius Amin was a guest of Voice of America Africa to discuss 'Freedom struggle in America and Africa were entwined in Dr. King's view.'

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Law January 24, 2020
Briefly speaking

Upcoming events include a symposium discussing the Green New Deal, library exhibits, and Center for Leadership programs for women, emerging leaders and supervisors.

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Research January 24, 2020
Geologist wins $100K+ NASA grant for glacier study

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya won a $100,433 NASA grant to study a new type of data from Airborne Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR) that will help scientists better detect and understand glaciers. Here are three things to know about his work:

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Campus and Community January 21, 2020
University of Dayton names Savalas Kidd executive director of public safety and chief of police

The University of Dayton has named Savalas Kidd, a 25-year decorated police veteran, as executive director of public safety and chief of police. Kidd has served as UD's assistant chief of police since 2017.

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Diversity and Inclusion January 17, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 11-17

BBC News tapped juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister to explain how lawyers will try to seat a jury in the Harvey Weinstein case and the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal highlighted the University's growing research profile and commitment to diversity.

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Campus and Community January 17, 2020
Executive Director of Public Safety Rodney Chatman recounts time at UD

Rodney Chatman considers breakthroughs with students among his greatest achievements as University of Dayton executive director of public safety and chief of police, especially creating bonds with students from backgrounds where there's much distrust for police and even interacting with police in social settings is seemingly impossible.

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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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Faculty and Staff January 10, 2020
Events to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recognize work of solidarity in building a place for all

Community leaders committed to building a place for all will discuss their work and how others can be involved during the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Kennedy Union ballroom. No public tickets are available for the breakfast.

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Sustainability January 06, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 20-Jan. 3

National news program CBS 'Sunday Morning' on Dec. 22 highlighted the University of Dayton Marian Library's Nativities exhibit

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