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

Research September 18, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 12-18

Dayton station WDTN-TV reported on UD's national award for diversity and inclusion. The New York Times, EL PAÍS in Spain, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, Aerospace Testing International and DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education are among the national and international news media tapping faculty expertise.

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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 July 24, 2020
UD in the news July 17-24

The Dayton Daily News wrote about how the University is on sound financial footing heading into the fall, WHIO Reports featured the Center for Social Concern's social justice work, and WDTN-TV covered news of our Americorps grant. Lawrence Burnley, vice president for diversity and inclusion, wrote about the legacy of civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian for The Conversation.

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Science July 10, 2020
UD in the news July 4-10

Outlets in France and India tapped political scientist Christopher Devine's expertise, and national and local news outlets highlighted alternative fuels testing at the University of Dayton Research Institute, Transportation Engineering Lab research on the effectiveness of freeway median cable barriers and University support for international students.

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Engineering July 02, 2020
UD in the news June 27-July 3

Political scientist Christopher Devine provided his expertise on vice presidential selections to The Conversation, NPR on Point, Vox and The Independent in the United Kingdom this week. NPR also talked to sociologist Art Jipson about racial extremism.

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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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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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Human Rights June 05, 2020
UD in the news May 30-June 5

High-profile national and international outlets sought law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister's expertise for stories about the George Floyd case and nationwide protests. Outlets include CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor and The Hill.

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