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

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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Humanities and Social Sciences November 13, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 6-13

UD faculty experts continued to provide post-election analysis for news outlets nationwide, including Catholic publication Crux, USA Today, NBC News, WGN America News Nation and Newsweek. National and local outlets highlighted the new bachelor's plus law degree tracks.

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Faculty and Staff November 06, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 30-Nov. 6

CBS News, NBC News, The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, ABC News in Australia, Newsy and several Dayton-area news outlets sought UD political science, law and human rights expertise about the presidential election. Several served as on-air analysts on the day of and day after the election.

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Business October 30, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 23-30

In a Q&A with the Dayton Business Journal, UD President Eric F. Spina said 'flexibility is key' to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Prominent Catholic news outlets Commonweal and America interviewed religious studies faculty Neomi De Anda and Jana Bennett about Catholicism in America today and Election 2020, respectively.

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UDRI October 23, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 16-23

CBS This Morning included the expertise of political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller in its "At America's crossroads" series segment "All eyes on Ohio." Bloomberg also interviewed Miller about elections for judges in Michigan and Ohio. Education Dive talked to School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss about how COVID-19 could change how professional programs teach online. Spectrum News 1 in Ohio featured a donation that allows students to perform virtual dissections.

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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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Sustainability October 09, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 2-9

Vince Miller in religious studies is among the theologians who offered their thoughts on the papal encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' to America magazine. Marketing expert Randy Sparks and political scientist Christopher Devine commented on presidential brands and the VP debate for USA Today and Reuters, respectively.

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Students October 02, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 25-Oct. 2

University Business, the Dayton Daily News, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton TV station WDTN highlighted UD's record enrollment while Catholic News Service, Marketplace, Reuters, DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education and The Independent sought UD faculty expertise for stories. Statewide news outlet Spectrum News 1 and WDTN chronicled student efforts to keep the Dayton Independent Film Festival alive despite COVID-19 restrictions.

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Faculty and Staff October 01, 2020
Midwest still matters in Election 2020, researchers say

Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania together effectively decided the 2016 presidential election, and now the region is setting the agenda again. The Midwest remains the country’s leading battleground in Election 2020, researchers say.

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Science September 30, 2020
At the surface: Research Institute wins new award for work to advance coatings for aerospace systems

The University of Dayton Research Institute will use a new $60 million contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory to support the development of advanced aerospace coating protection systems. 

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