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

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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Diversity and Inclusion June 18, 2020
UD administrators pledge to take anti-racist steps

The University of Dayton's top administrators have pledged to accelerate UD's journey toward becoming a more diverse, inclusive and equitable organization by committing to 11 concrete actions that will mark UD as an anti-racist institution. 

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Diversity and Inclusion June 12, 2020
UD in the news June 5-12

The Conversation, The Wall Street Journal, BBC World, Crux, America and Spectrum News in Ohio and North Carolina are among the high-profile news outlets tapping UD experts to explain current events.

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Campus and Community May 08, 2020
UD in the news May 1-8

President Eric F. Spina's commentary in the Dayton Daily News about UD being committed to the greater community and his comments in the Dayton Business Journal about how higher education can change for the good are among this week's highlights In the News. The Academic Minute and The Conversation also featured the research of a trio of faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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President April 24, 2020
UD in the news April 18-24

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured UD Arena serving as a COVID-19 testing site in a series about what colleges are doing to combat the virus. Several local and regional media highlighted how UD is supporting students with virtual celebrations on what would've been graduation weekend, the student crisis fund and career advice. Others tapped faculty expertise on learning and effects on the economy during the pandemic.

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