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

Faith/Mission December 17, 2021
UD in the News Dec. 10-17

The Baltimore Sun, Law360 and Jewish News of Northern California interviewed Charles Russo, director of the program in educational leadership and research professor of law, about a variety of legal topics facing schools. Slate talked to Vince Miller for its story "Santa Claus: Why do Italian priests have a vendetta against Father Christmas?" Associate Professor of Accounting Sarah Webber contributed a piece to The CPA Journal about the Cohan rule, which addresses the situation when a taxpayer lacks documentation to support items on a tax return.

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Faith/Mission December 13, 2021
University awards prestigious McIntosh scholarship to ‘servant-hearted’ leader

Troy Christian High School senior Isaiah Martin, described by his mentors as a servant-hearted leader driven to effect positive change in the world, has been awarded the prestigious W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award. The scholarship provides full tuition, room and board to the University of Dayton and a four-year paid internship with the city of Dayton.

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Engineering December 10, 2021
UD in the News Dec. 3-10

Commonweal, Newsweek, National Geographic; The Attitude on the Pacifica Network, which has 220 affiliates; and Catholic News Service are among the national news outlets sharing UD faculty expertise. Local media featured the Greater West Dayton Incubator's grand opening.

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Human Rights December 03, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 19-Dec. 3

In the past two weeks, 13 faculty and staff representing eight units either contributed pieces to, were interviewed for, or mentioned in stories by The Conversation, Times Higher Education, The Academic Minute, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, The Telegraph in the United Kingdom, K-12 Dive and Optics.org. Several local and regional media also highlighted our announcement of UD's new arts center.

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Students November 15, 2021
'Engineering that truly matters': Students give local man with cerebral palsy gift of family bike rides in time for 27th birthday

A local man with cerebral palsy will receive the gift of going on family bike rides again  — just in time for his 27th birthday — thanks to a group of University of Dayton engineering students who designed an electric bike with a trailer that can be easily transported and pulled by his family.

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Campus and Community October 19, 2021
UD to dedicate Hathcock Hall

The University of Dayton will honor the legacy of Jessie S. Hathcock, a noted educator and humanitarian who was the first African American woman to graduate from UD, by formally dedicating a building in her name on Oct. 22.

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Faith/Mission September 22, 2021
University repeats as recipient of national diversity and inclusion award

For the second consecutive year, the University of Dayton is among a small group of schools nationally honored with a 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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Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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Business August 27, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 20-27

Local media featured the start of classes at The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade. Faculty wrote on Catholic issues in Catholic Philly and America.

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