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

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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Campus and Community February 21, 2020
UD in the news Feb. 8-21

The New York Times featured the University's tuition plan in a story about financial aid, Inside Higher Ed talked to President Eric F. Spina about college accessibility, faculty wrote for The Conversation and Academic Minute, and Catholic News Service, Crux, College Confidential, Hechinger Report, CNN and JSTOR Daily tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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President January 24, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 17-24

Paul Morrow, the John M. Meagher Human Rights Fellow in the Human Rights Center, contributed 'Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?' to The Conversation. Historian Julius Amin was a guest of Voice of America Africa to discuss 'Freedom struggle in America and Africa were entwined in Dr. King's view.'

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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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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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