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

Faculty and Staff June 07, 2019
UD in the News June 1-7

International and national media sought the expertise of law faculty Erica Goldberg and Thaddeus Hoffmeister and Ohio Farmer wrote about research and testing in the School of Engineering's wind tunnel.

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Faith/Mission May 07, 2019
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to Display Ferguson Voices Exhibit

A University of Dayton student exhibit of oral histories collected from people affected by and involved in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown will be on display at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, through Sept. 1. The fifth anniversary of Brown's death is Aug. 9.

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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Faith/Mission March 29, 2019
Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders to Receive Honorary Doctorate

With approval of its board of trustees, the University of Dayton will bestow an honorary doctorate degree on Ro Nita Hawes-Saunders, CEO of the world-renowned Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, at spring commencement exercises Sunday, May 12, in the University of Dayton Arena.

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Diversity and Inclusion January 30, 2019
Global Voices Symposium Events Jan. 30-31 are Canceled

All Global Voices Symposium events scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 30, and Thursday, Jan. 31, are canceled. The Alumni Chair in the Humanities will try to reschedule the events.

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Faith/Mission January 18, 2019
University of Dayton Joins Say Yes to Education National Higher Education Compact

The University of Dayton has pledged support to Say Yes to Education, a nonprofit that works with communities toward a goal of graduating every high school student and sending them to college.

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Diversity and Inclusion November 09, 2018
UD in the News Nov. 2-9

Historian Julius Amin contributed another piece on Cameroon to The Conversation, a global network of newsrooms "committed to information transparency and credibility." Catholic Philly, MarketWatch, Fox News, CNSNews.com and Governing were among the national media quoting University of Dayton faculty experts. the National Jurist listed the School of Law among the nation's best schools for legal technology.

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Diversity and Inclusion March 26, 2018
A Most Influential Alumnus

Lynton Scotland, a 1984 graduate and member of the University of Dayton board of trustees, was named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, an annual list recognizing leading African-Americans in business and industry.

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Diversity and Inclusion March 20, 2018
Remembering Dr. King

Terri Freeman, University of Dayton alumna and president of the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Kennedy Union ballroom on campus as part of events during April to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Diversity and Inclusion March 09, 2018
Our Daily Work: Celebrate Black History Throughout Year

In an op-ed for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, President Eric F. Spina wrote remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Black history and civil rights shouldn’t be just a middle of January, month of February or April 4 thing, we should recognize, commemorate and celebrate Black history daily.

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