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

International February 12, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 6-12

The New York Times and an online magazine of The Washington Post were among the national news outlets seeking faculty expertise on topics including disastrous flooding in India and women in the Catholic Church. 

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Diversity and Inclusion January 29, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 22-29

Local news covered the announcement that the computer science building will be named after UD's first black, female graduate. National news outlet The Conversation featured articles written by faculty in human rights, history and psychology.

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Campus and Community January 22, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 15-22

Dayton media covered the University's commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and The Conversation highlighted the expertise of two faculty members. Several faculty experts lent their expertise to local and regional news outlets to explain political and legal issues.

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Campus and Community January 22, 2021
Computer science building to honor Jessie S. Hathcock, first African American woman UD graduate

The University of Dayton on Jan. 22 announced that its newly renovated computer science academic building will be named in honor of Jessie Hathcock ‘30, the first African American woman to graduate from the University, a noted educator and humanitarian in the Dayton community.  

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Students December 18, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 11-18

A pair of faculty contributed pieces for The Conversation while others shared their expertise with the Huffington Post and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group in a story picked up nationwide. Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured the W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award & Scholarship winner. The Dayton Business Journal also profiled the success of the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation in 2020.

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Diversity and Inclusion December 11, 2020
University awards McIntosh Scholarship to Stivers senior

Stivers School for the Arts senior Eryk Charlton, who aspires to become a lawyer and a community leader in Dayton, has been awarded the prestigious W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award that provides full tuition, room and board to the University of Dayton and a four-year paid internship with the city of Dayton.

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Diversity and Inclusion November 23, 2020
Procurement for the common good

As businesses, hospitals, governments and schools scrambled this spring to find the supplies they so desperately needed to face the COVID-19 crisis, the University of Dayton turned to and expanded its network of vendors, including many underrepresented companies.

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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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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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