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

Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

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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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Human Rights September 05, 2019
University of Dayton conference to address human rights threats, reinvigorate efforts to build innovative ways to combat them

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center's Social Practice of Human Rights Conference Oct. 1-4 will bring together internationally known speakers and researchers to explore the future of human rights as it relates to social, economic and environmental, and technological transformations in society. The conference's keynote and plenary addresses are free and open to the public. All events take place in Daniel J. Curran Place.

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Innovation August 30, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 17-31

UD President Eric Spina wrote an op-ed about easing transfers between two- and four-year colleges for Education Dive. Kristen Krupa-Comfort's research was the subject of a Conversation video of the day. Rob Franek, editor-in-chief at The Princeton Review, listed the University of Dayton among his 'hidden gems' in a segment on CNBC.

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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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Technology June 14, 2019
UD in the News June 8-14

ASEE First Bell highlighted School of Engineering wind tunnel testing and research in its daily newsletter. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis' advice is featured prominently in the U.S. News & World Report story "How to Choose the Right Law School to Become a Human Rights Lawyer." Three Alabama TV stations interviewed health and sports science professor Peter Titlebaum about his 600-mile bike trip to honor the fight for civil rights.

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Sustainability May 31, 2019
UD in the News May 24-31

Faculty lent their expertise to The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, NBCNews.com and U.S. News & World Report, among others, this week. The Green Living Guy blog wrote about our new bachelor degrees in sustainability.

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Faith/Mission May 07, 2019
National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis to Display Ferguson Voices Exhibit

A University of Dayton student exhibit of oral histories collected from people affected by and involved in the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after the killing of Michael Brown will be on display at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tennessee, through Sept. 1. The fifth anniversary of Brown's death is Aug. 9.

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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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Fine and Performing Arts March 29, 2019
UD in the News March 22-29

Geologist Shuang-Ye Wu wrote about climate forecasts and flooding in the Midwest for The Conversation and America magazine ran a think piece about Catholic Social Teaching and the economy by Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture.

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