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

Faculty and Staff September 23, 2020
Pete Buttigieg joins Ohio Secretary of State LaRose, U.S. Sen. Brown on virtual election speakers series slate

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been added to the University of Dayton School of Law and Human Rights Center's virtual speakers series — Election 2020: A call for civic engagement to promote democracy — as the final keynote speaker Oct. 26. The series is free and open to the public. The series began Sept. 14 with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose as the featured guest speaker. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown will be the featured speaker Oct. 23.

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Human Rights September 23, 2020
Human Rights Center director of advocacy to receive champion for human rights and social justice award

The University of Toledo's Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute will give University of Dayton Human Rights Center Director of Advocacy Tony Talbott its Champion for Human Rights and Social Justice Award at the institute's 17th Annual International Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference virtually on Sept. 24.

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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 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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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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Human Rights June 05, 2020
UD in the news May 30-June 5

High-profile national and international outlets sought law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister's expertise for stories about the George Floyd case and nationwide protests. Outlets include CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Christian Science Monitor and The Hill.

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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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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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Faculty and Staff April 17, 2020
UD in the news April 10-17

Media nationwide continued to cover UD efforts to assist during the COVID-19 pandemic and tap UD experts to explain how the pandemic is affecting American society. Highlights include placements in University Business, The Conversation, Georgetown University Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, and the National Jurist. Political scientist and VP selection expert Christopher Devine continues to provide insight to media around the world, including an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times and interviews for Vox and a Ukrainian outlet.

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