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

President June 26, 2020
UD in the news June 19-26

Local and regional media covered UD's plans to return to campus this fall. Historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders continued to lend her expertise to the national discussion on Confederate monuments. Leading legal education publication preLaw magazine featured the School of Law's strategies for remarkably improving its bar passage rate, which the magazine listed as best in the nation.

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Health June 25, 2020
COVID-19 current operations, health resources pages provide updates

The University is committed to protecting the health and safety of our campus community. As we continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will keep the UD and surrounding communities updated with information on current campus operations and health resources.

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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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Diversity and Inclusion June 18, 2020
UD administrators pledge to take anti-racist steps

The University of Dayton's top administrators have pledged to accelerate UD's journey toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive and equitable organization by committing to 11 concrete actions that will mark UD as an anti-racist institution. 

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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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Health June 05, 2020
Local public health, medical specialists assist with fall plans

A panel of local physicians and health professionals with expertise ranging from infectious diseases to public health to COVID-19 testing has been tapped to help guide the University of Dayton's plans to bring students back to campus in the fall, help monitor the impact of COVID-19 on campus, and inform any future medical decisions.

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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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Campus and Community May 22, 2020
UD in the news May 15-22

The Dayton Business Journal sat down with President Eric F. Spina to discuss what he expects after the shift to remote learning. Several Dayton media highlighted the UD student documentary "Dayton's Darkest Summer" about Dayton's recovery from the Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting.

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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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