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

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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Giving November 19, 2021
University to build 'Roger Glass Center for the Arts'

The University of Dayton’s first building dedicated to visual and performing arts will be named for local entrepreneur and philanthropist Roger Glass ‘67, president and CEO of Marion’s Piazza.

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Campus and Community October 08, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 1-8

President Eric F. Spina wrote an op-ed for DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education about bridging the access and success gap for lower-income students. Forbes profiled Brent Kondritz, executive director for the Center for Leadership. Several Dayton-area news outlets featured University efforts to increase scholarships for nursing students and diversifying the legal profession.

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Giving October 06, 2021
Gift creates scholarships to build nursing pipeline

Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health and chair of the University of Dayton board of trustees, will establish scholarship funds at the University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital Foundation to benefit nursing students.

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Campus and Community July 06, 2021
University of Dayton names four new trustees, chairperson elect; adds two young professionals as recent alumni trustees

The University of Dayton has added four new members to its board of trustees, including two recent alumni invited to join through a new category designed to attract early career professionals to the board.

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Campus and Community April 06, 2021
First class of Flyer Promise Scholars to graduate; program removes financial barriers, offers support for underserved students

The University of Dayton's first Flyer Promise Scholars will graduate this spring — cementing the success of the program created to remove financial barriers and offer support for underrepresented and underserved students.

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Research May 01, 2020
UD in the news April 25-May 1

Athletic Business magazine wrote about how UD Arena quickly transformed from an NCAA tournament site to a COVID-19 testing site. Several local media featured efforts to assist students in need and the River Stewards book about Dayton's rivers for quarantined kids, plus faculty experts discussing the financial markets and voting by mail.

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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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Faith/Mission April 23, 2020
Catholic Volunteer Network lists University of Dayton Center for Social Concern among Top Schools for Service

The Catholic Volunteer Network has listed the University of Dayton and its Center for Social Concern housed in the Office of Campus Ministry among its Top Schools for Service, a list of 25 campus ministry and service-learning offices nationwide that have demonstrated excellence in supporting young adults and advocating for post-graduate service programs.

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