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

Campus and Community April 23, 2021
UD in the News April 17-23

On nearly 20 occasions this week, local media highlighted UD's partnership with Premier Health to bring an employee health clinic and community medical facility next to campus, adjustments in recruiting students in a pandemic, and faculty expertise in coverage of the Chauvin trial. Another five regional, national and international news outlets also sought faculty insight into issues of the day.

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Campus and Community April 16, 2021
UD in the News April 10-16

Local media covered UD's COVID-19 vaccination clinic for students. Faculty and staff discussed COVID-19 vaccines, job searches, infrastructure and police body cameras, among other topics.

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Faith/Mission April 09, 2021
UD in the News March 27-April 9

President Eric F. Spina was a guest of WHIO-TV Reports to discuss the effect of the pandemic on the University. Faculty contributed three pieces to The Conversation. The National Law Journal and the Dayton Daily News highlighted the School of Law's leap in the U.S. News grad school rankings. The Dayton Daily News, along with Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45, also featured students among the first Flyer Promise graduates.

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Human Rights March 23, 2021
Human rights award to honor champion of environmental rights; Students to unveil Moral Courage Project about fight for clean water

Environmental and climate justice will be at the heart of a series of University of Dayton events to honor the legacy of Saint Oscar Romero. The series will culminate with the University bestowing its human rights award named in his honor to Aura Lolita Chávez Ixcaquic, leader of the Council of Ki’che’ Peoples which helps preserve indigenous lands against corporate exploitation in Guatemala.

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Science March 19, 2021
UD in the News March 13-19

Biofuels Digest, Renewable Energy Magazine, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! News, The Conversation, CNN and The Hill are among the national outlets sharing University of Dayton faculty expertise.

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Sustainability February 19, 2021
UD in the news Feb. 12-19

Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station WDTN featured Mary Buchwalder's career as physician and Student Health Center medical director plus her role in helping navigate the University through the pandemic. All three local TV stations highlighted Ash Wednesday services at UD. Columbus and Dayton news outlets reported on UDRI's role in landing the latest Mars rover.

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Business February 05, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of WPFW-FM in Washington, D.C., and Erica Goldberg in the School of Law wrote a piece for The Conversation about First Amendment protections from claims of market manipulation of GameStop stock. OhioENGINEER also featured the School of Engineering on the cover of its year-end issue for high school students.

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Diversity and Inclusion January 29, 2021
UD in the news Jan. 22-29

Local news covered the announcement that the computer science building will be named after UD's first black, female graduate. National news outlet The Conversation featured articles written by faculty in human rights, history and psychology.

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Business January 08, 2021
UD in the news Dec. 18-Jan. 8

Faculty and staff finished 2020 and rang in 2021 continuing to offer their expertise and thoughts on the issues of the day.

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Students December 18, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 11-18

A pair of faculty contributed pieces for The Conversation while others shared their expertise with the Huffington Post and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group in a story picked up nationwide. Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured the W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award & Scholarship winner. The Dayton Business Journal also profiled the success of the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation in 2020.

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