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

Business October 22, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 16-22

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis wrote her 10th piece for The Conversation. Reuters and the ABA Journal highlighted the School of Law's Flyer Legal Promise program. Spectrum News 1 Ohio featured UD's farmers market.

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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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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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Faculty and Staff September 24, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 18-24

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the UD Sinclair Academy. Regional and local media reported on UD's long-range financial planning process, diversity and inclusion efforts, and strong enrollment; plus featured a pair of entrepreneurial students running their own business.

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Students September 17, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 11-17

President Eric F. Spina wrote an editorial piece for The Hill about expanding Pell grants. Aviation historian Janet Bednarek continued to share her expertise worldwide with appearances on Al Jazeera English and ABC Radio National in Australia, and in El Mercurio in Santiago, Chile. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis contributed a piece to The Conversation.

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Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Business August 31, 2021
Grad earns prestigious accounting award for stellar exam performance

University of Dayton alumna Lauren Barhorst earned a prestigious national award for her exceptional performance on the CPA examination — placing her in the top 0.1% of people who sat for the test last year.

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