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

Campus and Community October 08, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 1-8

President Eric F. Spina wrote an op-ed for DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education about bridging the access and success gap for lower-income students. Forbes profiled Brent Kondritz, executive director for the Center for Leadership. Several Dayton-area news outlets featured University efforts to increase scholarships for nursing students and diversifying the legal profession.

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Faculty and Staff October 04, 2021
University of Dayton to host second Dayton Funk Symposium Nov. 3-6

The Dayton Funk Symposium returns to the University of Dayton Nov. 3-6 with a lineup of academic, cultural and community events celebrating the rhythmic groove-based genre that put Dayton on the musical map in the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Faculty and Staff September 24, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 18-24

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the UD Sinclair Academy. Regional and local media reported on UD's long-range financial planning process, diversity and inclusion efforts, and strong enrollment; plus featured a pair of entrepreneurial students running their own business.

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Faith/Mission September 22, 2021
University repeats as recipient of national diversity and inclusion award

For the second consecutive year, the University of Dayton is among a small group of schools nationally honored with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED Award recognizes U.S. institutions of higher education that demonstrate a notable commitment to diversity and inclusion across campus.

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Diversity and Inclusion September 16, 2021
New microloans support underrepresented businesses

The Greater West Dayton Incubator will soon begin accepting applications for a new microloan program, which aims to support Black-owned, women-owned and other underrepresented businesses as well as those serving the Greater West Dayton community.

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Students June 30, 2021
University renews ATI commitment to serve lower income students

The University of Dayton renewed its commitment to expanding opportunity and access for lower income students as part of the American Talent Initiative, a national alliance of high-performing colleges and universities committed to addressing this important societal need.

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Business May 28, 2021
UD in the News May 22-28

Highlights include a (Cincinnati) Catholic Telegraph Facebook Live interview with Sr. Angela Ann Zukowski, National Catholic Reporter featuring UD's work with a Vatican working group, and WBNS-TV in Columbus, Ohio, tapping the expertise of sociologist Paul Becker.

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Engineering April 30, 2021
UD in the News April 24-30

Agence France-Presse, BYU Radio on Sirius XM and several Dayton news outlets are among those touting UD community involvement, research and faculty expertise.

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Campus and Community April 16, 2021
UD in the News April 10-16

Local media covered UD's COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students. Faculty and staff discussed COVID-19 vaccines, job searches, infrastructure and police body cameras, among other topics.

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Faith/Mission April 09, 2021
UD in the News March 27-April 9

President Eric F. Spina was a guest of WHIO-TV Reports to discuss the effect of the pandemic on the University. Faculty contributed three pieces to The Conversation. The National Law Journal and the Dayton Daily News highlighted the School of Law's leap in the U.S. News grad school rankings. The Dayton Daily News, along with Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45, also featured students among the first Flyer Promise graduates.

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