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

Humanities and Social Sciences August 10, 2020
Coming soon to a laptop near you

Coming soon to a laptop near you — the University of Dayton’s popular Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.

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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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Research July 24, 2020
UD in the news July 17-24

The Dayton Daily News wrote about how the University is on sound financial footing heading into the fall, WHIO Reports featured the Center for Social Concern's social justice work, and WDTN-TV covered news of our Americorps grant. Lawrence Burnley, vice president for diversity and inclusion, wrote about the legacy of civil rights leaders John Lewis and C.T. Vivian for The Conversation.

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Engineering July 02, 2020
UD in the news June 27-July 3

Political scientist Christopher Devine provided his expertise on vice presidential selections to The Conversation, NPR on Point, Vox and The Independent in the United Kingdom this week. NPR also talked to sociologist Art Jipson about racial extremism.

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President June 26, 2020
UD in the news June 19-26

Local and regional media covered UD's plans to return to campus this fall. Historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders continued to lend her expertise to the national discussion on Confederate monuments. Leading legal education publication preLaw magazine featured the School of Law's strategies for remarkably improving its bar passage rate, which the magazine listed as best in the nation.

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Campus and Community June 19, 2020
UD in the news June 12-19

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Larry Burnley, and historians Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders and Julius Amin have been at the forefront of the discussion of race in America by writing pieces for The Washington Post, The Conversation, The (Toledo) Blade, Dayton Daily News and Dayton Business Journal. Burnley also did interviews for local TV stations WHIO and WDTN.

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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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Humanities and Social Sciences May 29, 2020
UD in the news May 23-29

National and international news outlets featured UD initiatives or experts addressing issues associated with the COVID-19 pandemic or Dayton's Memorial Day tornadoes and Oregon District shooting. Outlets include CNBC, The Conversation and Ethiopian outlet ZeHabesha. PBS NewsHour also interviewed political scientist Christopher Devine about "What should Biden look for in a VP?"

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Humanities and Social Sciences May 15, 2020
UD in the news May 8-15

News outlets near and far continue to chronicle how the University is navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and tap UD experts for their insight on how it is affecting American life. Stories featured our virtual commencement celebrations, student move-out and the ROTC's virtual commissioning ceremony. Prominent outlets include NBC News, National Law Journal and Spectrum News 1.

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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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