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

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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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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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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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 September 11, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 1-11

Several local media featured initiatives close to the University's mission, the success and value of University programs, and faculty research.

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Faith/Mission August 30, 2020
A legend: Fr. Norbert Burns 1924-2020

Father Norbert Burns, S.M., who taught a popular marriage course to more than 27,000 University of Dayton students, has died. He was 96.

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Faculty and Staff August 14, 2020
UD in the news Aug. 7-14

All three TV stations, the Dayton Daily News and Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 covered the beginning of UD students returning to campus. NBC News, USA Today, MarketWatch, The Washington Post and outlets in five other countries are among those that shared political scientist and vice president selection expert Christopher Devine's insight into Election 2020.

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Faith/Mission August 07, 2020
UD in the news July 31-Aug. 7

President Eric F. Spina wrote 'Working together for the common good' for the Catholic Telegraph, a publication of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. The Conversation, The New York Times, PBS Newshour, and prominent national Catholic publications Commonweal and National Catholic Register tapped faculty experts to explain current events and issues.

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Law July 31, 2020
UD in the news July 25-31

NPR, The Conversation, Forbes and Vox are among the prominent national media outlets seeking UD faculty expertise.

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