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

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.

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Business August 13, 2019
Briefly speaking

Upcoming events include Inclusive Excellence Scholar Residency programs, Center for Leadership professional development sessions and an evening with Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody Stewart.

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Faculty and Staff July 25, 2019
National society bestows highest award on School of Engineering in inaugural diversity recognition program

The American Society for Engineering Education has bestowed the highest award given in its inaugural ASEE Diversity Recognition Program on the University of Dayton School of Engineering. UD’s engineering school is one of just 28 nationwide and the only school in Ohio to achieve this status.

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Technology June 14, 2019
UD in the News June 8-14

ASEE First Bell highlighted School of Engineering wind tunnel testing and research in its daily newsletter. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis' advice is featured prominently in the U.S. News & World Report story "How to Choose the Right Law School to Become a Human Rights Lawyer." Three Alabama TV stations interviewed health and sports science professor Peter Titlebaum about his 600-mile bike trip to honor the fight for civil rights.

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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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