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

Business January 19, 2021
Greater West Dayton Incubator names advisory council, expands work

The Greater West Dayton Incubator, an initiative envisioned by and developed in partnership between the University of Dayton and community leaders of Greater West Dayton with the support of the Entrepreneurs' Center, has named an advisory council; identified a temporary location; begun building stronger connections between entrepreneurs and opportunities on campus and at the Dayton Arcade; and developed plans for a micro-loan program expected to begin taking applications in the coming months.

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Business January 15, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 8-15

University of Dayton faculty continue to start 2021 strong with The Conversation, USA Today and Newsweek among the news outlets tapping their expertise.

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Business January 08, 2021
UD in the news Dec. 18-Jan. 8

Faculty and staff finished 2020 and rang in 2021 continuing to offer their expertise and thoughts on the issues of the day.

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Business January 06, 2021
Interim business school dean named

Trevor Collier, associate professor of economics, has been appointed interim dean for the University of Dayton School of Business Administration.

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Students December 18, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 11-18

A pair of faculty contributed pieces for The Conversation while others shared their expertise with the Huffington Post and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group in a story picked up nationwide. Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured the W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award & Scholarship winner. The Dayton Business Journal also profiled the success of the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation in 2020.

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Students December 11, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 4-11

Newsweek published an online story that focuses on the University community's collective success in coping with the early spike in cases to bring it down and keep it down through the rest of the semester. The article describes the trajectory of the campus and our efforts, including the importance of our partnerships, the broad-based internal planning efforts and especially the role of the students in coming together in community and as peers to encourage safe behavior.

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Engineering December 08, 2020
SBA Dean John Mittelstaedt passes away

School of Business Administration Dean John D. Mittelstaedt died in hospice on Tuesday, Dec. 8, after a long battle with cancer.

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Health December 04, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 20-Dec. 4

Several prominent regional and national news outlets highlighted the University's culture, values and mission, including President Eric F. Spina talking to The Chronicle of Higher Education about how "campus values really can influence behavior." Catholic News Service, TV stations in Dayton and Columbus, the magazine of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the website, Diverse Military, are among the others that wrote about our Marianist student communities, Christmas on Campus, Marian Library nativities, and an advisory committee for military personnel and veterans.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 13, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 6-13

UD faculty experts continued to provide post-election analysis for news outlets nationwide, including Catholic publication Crux, USA Today, NBC News, WGN America News Nation and Newsweek. National and local outlets highlighted the new bachelor's plus law degree tracks.

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Business October 30, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 23-30

In a Q&A with the Dayton Business Journal, UD President Eric F. Spina said 'flexibility is key' to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Prominent Catholic news outlets Commonweal and America interviewed religious studies faculty Neomi De Anda and Jana Bennett about Catholicism in America today and Election 2020, respectively.

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