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

Faculty and Staff January 14, 2022
UD in the News Jan. 8-14

The Associated Press quoted political scientist Christopher Devine in a story picked up by at least 180 outlets nationwide. Historian Julius Amin contributed a piece to The Conversation. Distinguished Research Associate and former Ohio Gov. Bob Taft talked to Governing magazine about being a governor. Local media highlighted faculty expertise about the economy and the return of students for the spring semester.

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Engineering December 10, 2021
UD in the News Dec. 3-10

Commonweal, Newsweek, National Geographic; The Attitude on the Pacifica Network, which has 220 affiliates; and Catholic News Service are among the national news outlets sharing UD faculty expertise. Local media featured the Greater West Dayton Incubator's grand opening.

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Students December 06, 2021
Student overcomes obstacles to be called 'doctor;' University of Dayton winter graduation set for Dec. 18

Getting a Ph.D was an all or nothing venture for Andrew Reinhardt. He already had a job, but he had always wanted a doctorate and a career doing research. So when he had the opportunity to pursue that goal in UD's electro-optics and photonics department, he said he jumped at it, and nothing was going to stop him, not even cerebral palsy and the autism spectrum disorder Asperger's syndrome.

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Human Rights December 03, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 19-Dec. 3

In the past two weeks, 13 faculty and staff representing eight units either contributed pieces to, were interviewed for, or mentioned in stories by The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Academic Minute, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph in the United Kingdom, K-12 Dive and Optics.org. Several local and regional media also highlighted our announcement of UD's new arts center.

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Law November 19, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 13-19

University Business highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion. Phys.org picked up research news out of the School of Engineering. Political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller was a guest of an NPR podcast to discuss gerrymandering. In its research report, the Ohio Supercomputer Center featured the hands-on computing and research opportunities UD students get using the center.

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Law November 12, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 6-12

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of the Morning Wave in South Korea to discuss the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Los Angeles Times quoted political scientist Christopher Devine's research on vice presidents. Local news media highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion, student work to provide solar energy to local nonprofits and a Research Institute contract for research in autonomous systems.

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Diversity and Inclusion November 12, 2021
Tiffany Taylor Smith named VP for diversity and inclusion

The University of Dayton has named Tiffany Taylor Smith vice president for diversity and inclusion. Smith is a noted leader in intercultural competence and served as executive director for inclusive excellence education at UD since 2017 before being appointed assistant vice president earlier this year.

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Fine and Performing Arts November 05, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 30-Nov. 5

The Wall Street Journal tapped the expertise of Na Young Lee in management and marketing to discuss tipping. Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM interviewed Hanley Sustainability Institute Executive Director Ben McCall about his essay in the journal Energy Research & Social Science. The Global Sisters Report, a project of National Catholic Reporter, featured Associate History Professor Shannen Dee Williams' presentation at the Religious Formation Conference.

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Students October 29, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 22-29

A pair of faculty wrote about helping kids with 'long COVID' thrive in school for The Conversation. Above the Law highlighted the School of Law's Flyer Legal Promise program. Several local and regional news outlets reported on our strong enrollment, the Flyer Pitch competition, the dedication of Hathcock Hall and faculty research.

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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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