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

Faculty and Staff November 20, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 13-20

The Dayton Daily News highlighted UD's enrollment gains despite the pandemic. Felix Fernando in the Hanley Sustainability Institute weighed in on climate change for Mashable and Simanti Dasgupta in anthropology was part of a conversation on the UN trafficking protocol.

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Campus and Community November 19, 2020
Undergrads to deliver Christmas on Campus at home

In a typical year, the University of Dayton welcomes more than 1,000 Dayton Public Schools children to watch a tree lighting, jump on Santa’s lap for photos and sip free hot chocolate while admiring reindeer during the annual Christmas on Campus celebration.

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Science October 16, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 10-16

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education wrote about and The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the University's release of a historic letter demonstrating systemic racism. All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News did stories about a reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist.

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Campus and Community October 13, 2020
University releases historic letter that demonstrates systemic racism

The University of Dayton has published a recently uncovered 1930 letter from UD’s Office of the President to civil rights leader, scholar and author W.E.B. Du Bois that demonstrates systemic racism at the institution through past discriminatory admissions policies and practices.

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Students October 02, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 25-Oct. 2

University Business, the Dayton Daily News, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton TV station WDTN highlighted UD's record enrollment while Catholic News Service, Marketplace, Reuters, DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education and The Independent sought UD faculty expertise for stories. Statewide news outlet Spectrum News 1 and WDTN chronicled student efforts to keep the Dayton Independent Film Festival alive despite COVID-19 restrictions.

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Human Rights September 25, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 18-25

President Eric F. Spina contributed an op-ed about the 100th anniversary of the "University of Dayton" and our continuing connection to the Dayton community. Local and regional news media highlighted UD research, the Flyer Pitch competition, an award for a UD human rights champion, and UD sustainability and legal expertise.

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Campus and Community September 23, 2020
Local coffee entrepreneur wins Flyer Pitch

Local coffee entrepreneur Kait Brown, founder of craft decaf and half caffeine brand Savorista, won the University of Dayton Flyer Pitch competition and the grand prize of $25,000 cash and $25,000 of in-kind support from the Entrepreneurs Center through Ohio’s Entrepreneurial Services Provider program.

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Faculty and Staff September 17, 2020
University of Dayton receives national diversity and inclusion award

The University of Dayton is one of 90 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2020 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED Award recognizes U.S. institutions of higher education that demonstrate a notable commitment to diversity and inclusion across campus. 

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Research September 11, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 1-11

Several local media featured initiatives close to the University's mission, the success and value of University programs, and faculty research.

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Faith/Mission August 30, 2020
A legend: Fr. Norbert Burns 1924-2020

Father Norbert Burns, S.M., who taught a popular marriage course to more than 27,000 University of Dayton students, has died. He was 96.

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