Skip to main content

News

News Archive

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

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.'

Read More
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.

Read More
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.

Read More
Campus and Community December 13, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 6-13

The Atlantic examined UD's role as an anchor institution in Dayton. The Online Jurist featured the law school in a story about the American Bar Association increasing online learning hours. Michelle Pautz, assistant provost for the Common Academic Program, was a guest of Faculty Focus. GEN, a new publication focused on politics, power and culture, talked to historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders about Confederate monuments.

Read More
Engineering December 11, 2019
Personal tragedies can't keep Josh Biris from graduation day, GE Aviation operations management leadership program

"It could be worse," University of Dayton senior Josh Biris said during the first week of December, near the anniversaries of his parents' deaths. "I could have given up after their passing, but that's not what my parents wanted for me. They wanted me to finish college. They wanted me to succeed and become something. I did it for them." Come this Saturday, Biris will have "done it for them" with a mechanical engineering degree with honors and a job in GE Aviation's Operations Management Leadership Program. In future Decembers, the calendar will feature the anniversary of his graduation.

Read More
President November 15, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 8-15

Entrepreneur listed our undergraduate entrepreneurship program among the best in the nation. Food Technology highlighted Lincoln Hill Gardens and the expertise of Diana Cuy Castellanos in health and sport science in a story about feeding global cities. ScienceDirect and Cosmopolitan Middle East also tapped faculty expertise for stories.

Read More
Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

Read More
Faculty and Staff September 13, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 7-13

The Physiologist Magazine featured Anne Crecelius, interim chair of health and sport science, on the cover of its September issue. The Chronicle of Higher Education highlighted student development's Don't Cancel Your Class program. School psychologist Susan Davies wrote a piece for The Conversation on what parents need to know about concussions. Bold TV featured engineering student Spencer Janning and his Freedom Brace on its program about student entrepreneurs.

Read More
Faith/Mission September 04, 2019
Former astronaut, New York Times best-selling authors, history-making Ohio Supreme Court justice among fall speakers

A former astronaut, a pair of New York Times best-selling authors and the first African-American woman elected to Ohio's Supreme Court highlight the slate of speakers coming to the University of Dayton campus this fall. Events are free and open to the public.

Read More
Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

Read More