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

Campus and Community June 19, 2020
UD in the news June 12-19

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Larry Burnley, and historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America by writing pieces for The Washington Post, The Conversation, The (Toledo) Blade, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal. Burnley also did interviews for local TV stations WHIO and WDTN.

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Business June 15, 2020
University of Dayton School of Law, Air Force Research Laboratory create online intellectual property training program

The University of Dayton School of Law and the Air Force Research Laboratory, headquartered at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, have created an online training program for government employees working in labs to learn how to prevent the loss of intellectual property and data rights that are vital to economic and national security.

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Diversity and Inclusion June 12, 2020
UD in the news June 5-12

The Conversation, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World, Crux, America and Spectrum News in Ohio and North Carolina are among the high-profile news outlets tapping UD experts to explain current events.

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Humanities and Social Sciences May 29, 2020
UD in the news May 23-29

National and international news outlets featured UD initiatives or experts addressing issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic or Dayton's Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting. Outlets include CNBC, The Conversation and Ethiopian outlet ZeHabesha. PBS NewsHour also interviewed political scientist Christopher Devine about "What should Biden look for in a VP?"

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Humanities and Social Sciences May 15, 2020
UD in the news May 8-15

News outlets near and far continue to chronicle how the University is navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and tap UD experts for their insight on how it is affecting American life. Stories featured our virtual commencement celebrations, student move-out and the ROTC's virtual commissioning ceremony. Prominent outlets include NBC News, National Law Journal and Spectrum News 1.

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Campus and Community May 08, 2020
UD in the news May 1-8

President Eric F. Spina's commentary in the Dayton Daily News about UD being committed to the greater community and his comments in the Dayton Business Journal about how higher education can change for the good are among this week's highlights In the News. The Academic Minute and The Conversation also featured the research of a trio of faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Research May 01, 2020
UD in the news April 25-May 1

Athletic Business magazine wrote about how UD Arena quickly transformed from an NCAA tournament site to a COVID-19 testing site. Several local media featured efforts to assist students in need and the River Stewards book about Dayton's rivers for quarantined kids, plus faculty experts discussing the financial markets and voting by mail.

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President April 24, 2020
UD in the news April 18-24

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured UD Arena serving as a COVID-19 testing site in a series about what colleges are doing to combat the virus. Several local and regional media highlighted how UD is supporting students with virtual celebrations on what would've been graduation weekend, the student crisis fund and career advice. Others tapped faculty expertise on learning and effects on the economy during the pandemic.

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Faculty and Staff April 17, 2020
UD in the news April 10-17

Media nationwide continued to cover UD efforts to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic and tap UD experts to explain how the pandemic is affecting American society. Highlights include placements in University Business, The Conversation, Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and the National Jurist. Political scientist and VP selection expert Christopher Devine continues to provide insight to media around the world, including an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times and interviews for Vox and a Ukrainian outlet.

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Health April 09, 2020
UDRI FastLane manufacturing extension partnership coordinates PPE production by area manufacturers

A local effort coordinated by FastLane, the Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) for West Central Ohio housed within the University of Dayton Research Institute, is responding to the challenge of keeping Ohio's healthcare workers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. FastLane is a member of the Ohio Manufacturing Alliance to Fight COVID-19 (OMAFC), which will engage Ohio manufacturers to produce desperately needed personal protective equipment (PPE).

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