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

President January 24, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 17-24

Paul Morrow, the John M. Meagher Human Rights Fellow in the Human Rights Center, contributed 'Is it ethical to show Holocaust images?' to The Conversation. Historian Julius Amin was a guest of Voice of America Africa to discuss 'Freedom struggle in America and Africa were entwined in Dr. King's view.'

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Diversity and Inclusion January 17, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 11-17

BBC News tapped juries expert Thaddeus Hoffmeister to explain how lawyers will try to seat a jury in the Harvey Weinstein case and the Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal highlighted the University's growing research profile and commitment to diversity.

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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 14-20

Two of the nation's top outlets covering higher education, a pair of iconic American magazines, the top U.S. Catholic news wire service, The Associated Press, The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education featured the University's programs, curriculum, students and faculty expertise.

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Science December 12, 2019
State of Ohio awards University nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First Scholarships for computer science students

The state of Ohio awarded the University of Dayton nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships during the next five years for students in computer science and related fields, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced Dec. 12 at the University of Dayton School of Engineering Innovation Center. The program's goal is to help prepare Ohio's future workforce and grow Ohio's economy.

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Engineering December 11, 2019
Personal tragedies can't keep Josh Biris from graduation day, GE Aviation operations management leadership program

"It could be worse," University of Dayton senior Josh Biris said during the first week of December, near the anniversaries of his parents' deaths. "I could have given up after their passing, but that's not what my parents wanted for me. They wanted me to finish college. They wanted me to succeed and become something. I did it for them." Come this Saturday, Biris will have "done it for them" with a mechanical engineering degree with honors and a job in GE Aviation's Operations Management Leadership Program. In future Decembers, the calendar will feature the anniversary of his graduation.

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Libraries December 05, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 23-Dec. 5

Historian Haimanti Roy wrote about India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants for The Conversation. U.S. News & World Report included the University in a slideshow of 10 environmentally friendly colleges. At least 18 affiliates in 14 states picked up a WDTN-TV story about the Marian Library's Nativities.

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Science November 22, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 16-22

NPR, CNBC, The Conversation, Crux, Chief Executive magazine and CTV in Canada are among the national and international outlets featuring faculty expertise or University initiatives in stories this week.

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Engineering November 22, 2019
UD moves into top spot in new category, remains in another in latest NSF rankings

The University of Dayton moved into the top spot among all U.S. Catholic colleges and universities for research in physical science, technology, engineering and math (physical S/TEM), in the latest National Science Foundation rankings. In the rankings released Nov. 14 for research performed in fiscal year 2018, UD also retained its top spot for all materials research among all U.S. colleges and universities.

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Students November 08, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 2-8

The Atlantic, The Conversation, Religion News Service, National Catholic Reporter and The Huffington Post featured University of Dayton faculty and staff in stories the first week of November.

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