News releases older than 2005 can be found at the University's eCommons site.


Lifetime Achiever

May 16, 2018

Research, Engineering, Faculty and Staff, Campus and Community

University of Dayton Vice President for Research John Leland will receive the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dayton section's Lifetime Achievement Award for his distinguished career and contributions to the mechanical engineering profession. He will receive the award May 22 at the joint American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics/ASME awards banquet.


Human Rights Champion

May 14, 2018

Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability, Business, International

Shelley Inglis will bring 15 years of United Nations' human rights experience to the University of Dayton when she begins her position as the Human Rights Center's executive director Aug. 16.


Cream of the Crop

May 14, 2018

Campus and Community, International, Research, Students, Service, Engineering

It's become an annual occurrence for University of Dayton graduates: a haul of prestigious national scholarships. This year, UD grads claimed five Fulbrights, a Goldwater Scholarship and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.


Creating Global Citizens

May 04, 2018

Business, Human Rights, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Faith/Mission, Sustainability

Natalie Hudson, director of the University of Dayton human rights studies program, spoke at the 2018 United Nations Global Citizenship Education Seminar about the role of human rights and global citizenship education in the U.N.'s 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, 17 goals to eliminate poverty and achieve human rights for everyone economically, socially and environmentally.


UD in the News April 28-May 4

May 04, 2018

Teacher Education, Diversity and Inclusion, Research, UDRI, Campus and Community, Innovation, Technology, Law, International, Faculty and Staff, Students, Faith/Mission, Science, Business, Engineering

National and regional media highlighted University of Dayton research in aviation history, aviation fuels, bringing more diverse children's books to the classroom and fighting the opioid crisis. They tapped our experts for discussions on developing leaders in the information technology world, the upcoming midterm elections, how to choose the best credit card deals and a new Catholic feast day.


UD in the News April 21-27

April 27, 2018

Students, Service, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Sustainability, Innovation, Faith/Mission, Business

Chief Information Officer Tom Skill talked to Education Dive, a national online publication covering education, about building an information security team and protecting student data and Cincinnati NPR affiliate WVXU-FM did a story on Flyer Pitch winner Shane Page.


UD in the News April 14-20

April 19, 2018

President, Students, Faculty and Staff, Business, Engineering, Research, Diversity and Inclusion

The American Talent Initiative — a national coalition of top colleges and universities working toward a collective goal of enrolling and graduating 50,000 additional talented, low- or moderate-income students by 2025 — headlined its first newsletter with a Q&A interview with University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina.


UD in the News April 7-13

April 12, 2018

Technology, Faith/Mission, Business, Teacher Education, Fine and Performing Arts, Faculty and Staff, Sustainability, Engineering, Innovation, Law, Students, Diversity and Inclusion

U.S. News & World Report tapped Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Rob Durkle for its story "10 Ways to Help Your Teen with the College Decision" and Shauna Adams, executive director of the Center for Early Learning, was a guest on the Catholic Ed 4 All podcast, which addresses the importance of special education in Catholic schools.


UD in the News April 1-6

April 06, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion, Research, Students, Libraries, Law, Campus and Community, Faculty and Staff, Engineering, Business, Faith/Mission, Innovation, Science, Technology, Fine and Performing Arts

A national science website featured biologist Chelse Prather's research, historian Julius Amin was a guest on China Global Television Network (CGTN) America's "The Heat" to discuss the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Marian Library archivist Kayla Harris placed an editorial in one of the nation's leading Catholic publications.


A Most Influential Alumnus

March 26, 2018

Diversity and Inclusion, Engineering, Service

Lynton Scotland, a 1984 graduate and member of the University of Dayton board of trustees, was named one of Savoy Magazine’s Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, an annual list recognizing leading African-Americans in business and industry.

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