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

Giving October 16, 2019
Berry family gift supports honors students

An influential Dayton family with a long history of community philanthropy is continuing their legacy of generosity with a $5 million commitment to fund scholarships for students in the University of Dayton’s Honors Program.

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Students October 11, 2019
University receives $6 million gift for Flyer Promise, experiential learning, faculty and staff entrepreneurship, athletics

A University of Dayton alumni couple has donated $6 million to fund a portion of the University’s flagship Flyer Promise scholarship program, support experiential learning opportunities, establish programs to foster a culture of faculty and staff entrepreneurship, and support athletics priorities.

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Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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Giving August 08, 2019
University of Dayton fundraising continues strong momentum

The University of Dayton is closing the books on another successful fiscal year of fundraising in which alumni, students, employees and friends of the University gave $45.5 million to support UD's mission, its aspirational vision and — most importantly — its students. 

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Business April 12, 2019
UD in the News April 5-12

All three Dayton TV stations, the Dayton Daily News and the Dayton Business Journal covered the announcement that a joint venture formed by the University and The Entrepreneurs Center signed a 10-year lease at the Dayton Arcade, a key piece in the redevelopment of the historic downtown complex.

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Faith/Mission April 05, 2019
UD in the News March 29-April 5

National Catholic Reporter cited Vince Miller's essay in America magazine, International Business Times picked up geologist Shuang-Ye Wu's piece in The Conversation and the Atlanta Journal Constitution included Professor of Faith and Culture Sandra Yocum's comments about the new archbishop of Washington, D.C., in two articles.

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Giving February 19, 2019
#1Day1Dayton: University of Dayton to Launch First Giving Day April 10

The University of Dayton will sponsor its first giving day campaign Wednesday, April 10, to rally the Flyer community and celebrate the impact collective financial support can make for the University and its students.

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Service July 27, 2018
For the Common Good

The Marianist Province of the United States is making a $1.5 million gift to elevate the present Father William J. Ferree Professor of Social Justice to an endowed chair and place an enduring stamp of Catholic Social Thought and Marianist character on the academic life of the University of Dayton.

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Campus and Community April 05, 2018
Lasting Legacy

As hundreds of writers from all parts of the country and beyond gathered at the sold-out 10th Erma Bombeck Writers' Workshop, the University of Dayton paid tribute to the late Bill Bombeck — and his generosity.

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