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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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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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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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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
See You Next Year

University of Dayton offices will be closed for a Christmas break from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1.  Public safety and facilities staff will be on duty for necessary campus operations, but academic and administrative offices, Roesch Library and RecPlex will be closed. For emergencies on campus, please contact University of Dayton public safety at 937-229-2121.

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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 14-20

Two of the nation's top outlets covering higher education, a pair of iconic American magazines, the top U.S. Catholic news wire service, The Associated Press, The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education featured the University's programs, curriculum, students and faculty expertise.

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Campus and Community December 13, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 6-13

The Atlantic examined UD's role as an anchor institution in Dayton. The Online Jurist featured the law school in a story about the American Bar Association increasing online learning hours. Michelle Pautz, assistant provost for the Common Academic Program, was a guest of Faculty Focus. GEN, a new publication focused on politics, power and culture, talked to historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders about Confederate monuments.

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Campus and Community December 12, 2019
The Atlantic explores how UD is "reinventing town-gown" relations

The Atlantic takes a look at the University of Dayton’s expanding role as an anchor institution in the Dayton community in an online article by James Fallows “The University of Dayton is Reinventing Town-Gown Relations.”

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