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

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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Students December 11, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 4-11

Newsweek published an online story that focuses on the University community's collective success in coping with the early spike in cases to bring it down and keep it down through the rest of the semester. The article describes the trajectory of the campus and our efforts, including the importance of our partnerships, the broad-based internal planning efforts and especially the role of the students in coming together in community and as peers to encourage safe behavior.

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Faculty and Staff November 20, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 13-20

The Dayton Daily News highlighted UD's enrollment gains despite the pandemic. Felix Fernando in the Hanley Sustainability Institute weighed in on climate change for Mashable and Simanti Dasgupta in anthropology was part of a conversation on the UN trafficking protocol.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 13, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 6-13

UD faculty experts continued to provide post-election analysis for news outlets nationwide, including Catholic publication Crux, USA Today, NBC News, WGN America News Nation and Newsweek. National and local outlets highlighted the new bachelor's plus law degree tracks.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 09, 2020
University of Dayton adds 5-year fast-tracks to bachelor's, law degrees

Aspiring criminal justice studies and philosophy majors thinking about law school can get their bachelor's and law degrees in five years instead of the traditional seven at the University of Dayton, thanks to fast-track programs that will save students tuition and living expenses.

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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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