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

Diversity and Inclusion November 23, 2020
Procurement for the common good

As businesses, hospitals, governments and schools scrambled this spring to find the supplies they so desperately needed to face the COVID-19 crisis, the University of Dayton turned to and expanded its network of vendors, including many underrepresented companies.

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Faculty and Staff November 20, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 13-20

The Dayton Daily News highlighted UD's enrollment gains despite the pandemic. Felix Fernando in the Hanley Sustainability Institute weighed in on climate change for Mashable and Simanti Dasgupta in anthropology was part of a conversation on the UN trafficking protocol.

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Science October 16, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 10-16

DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education wrote about and The Chronicle of Higher Education noted the University's release of a historic letter demonstrating systemic racism. All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton Daily News did stories about a reusable self-disinfecting N95 mask concept developed by a University of Dayton Research Institute scientist.

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Campus and Community October 13, 2020
University releases historic letter that demonstrates systemic racism

The University of Dayton has published a recently uncovered 1930 letter from UD’s Office of the President to civil rights leader, scholar and author W.E.B. Du Bois that demonstrates systemic racism at the institution through past discriminatory admissions policies and practices.

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Research September 18, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 12-18

Dayton station WDTN-TV reported on UD's national award for diversity and inclusion. The New York Times, EL PAÍS in Spain, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, Aerospace Testing International and DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education are among the national and international news media tapping faculty expertise.

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Faculty and Staff September 17, 2020
University of Dayton receives national diversity and inclusion award

The University of Dayton is one of 90 colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2020 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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Research July 24, 2020
UD in the news July 17-24

The Dayton Daily News wrote about how the University is on sound financial footing heading into the fall, WHIO Reports featured the Center for Social Concern's social justice work, and WDTN-TV covered news of our Americorps grant. Lawrence Burnley, vice president for diversity and inclusion, wrote about the legacy of civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian for The Conversation.

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Science July 10, 2020
UD in the news July 4-10

Outlets in France and India tapped political scientist Christopher Devine's expertise, and national and local news outlets highlighted alternative fuels testing at the University of Dayton Research Institute, Transportation Engineering Lab research on the effectiveness of freeway median cable barriers and University support for international students.

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Engineering July 02, 2020
UD in the news June 27-July 3

Political scientist Christopher Devine provided his expertise on vice presidential selections to The Conversation, NPR on Point, Vox and The Independent in the United Kingdom this week. NPR also talked to sociologist Art Jipson about racial extremism.

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President June 26, 2020
UD in the news June 19-26

Local and regional media covered UD's plans to return to campus this fall. Historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders continued to lend her expertise to the national discussion on Confederate monuments. Leading legal education publication preLaw magazine featured the School of Law's strategies for remarkably improving its bar passage rate, which the magazine listed as best in the nation.

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