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

Humanities and Social Sciences October 01, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 24-Oct. 1

The Boston Globe, Government Executive Daily podcast, National Cyber Security and Zenger News are among the national news outlets interviewing UD faculty and staff. Human Rights Center Senior Researcher Alexandra Budabin contributed a piece to The Conversation. Distinguished Research Associate Bob Taft wrote an op-ed for The Columbus Dispatch. The Dayton Daily News highlighted the Hall Hunger Initiative's move into the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

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Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Law September 03, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 27-Sept. 3

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek and Vision Lab Director Vijayan Asari contributed pieces to The Conversation. Local NPR affiliate WYSO featured the Marian Library's free exhibit on religious tourism featuring pieces from Catholic shrines and festivals — from handcrafted devotional objects to quirky souvenirs.

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Humanities and Social Sciences August 06, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 1-6

A Higher Education Dive story held up UD's four-year tuition plan as "a model worth replicating for transfer students around the country." Aviation historian Janet Bednarek shared her expertise with Vox. The Dayton Daily News talked to Executive Director of Career Services Jason Eckert for its series on the job market. Ideastream Public Radio in Ohio and WDTN-TV tapped law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister to discuss the Ohio Supreme Court and vaccine mandates.

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Engineering July 30, 2021
UD in the News July 23-30

The Dayton Business Journal wrote about the Industrial Assessment Center's U.S. Department of Energy grant to perform energy assessments for manufacturers. Auto historian John Heitmann lent his expertise to The Wall Street Journal for a story also picked up by Fox Business.

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Faculty and Staff July 23, 2021
UD in the News July 17-23

Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured a student-run business. Rolling Stone magazine, Cincinnati TV station WLWT and The Columbus Dispatch sought UD faculty expertise.

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Humanities and Social Sciences July 09, 2021
UD in the News June 26-July 9

Faculty wrote pieces for The Conversation and Fortune while Fox News, Gizmodo and Gaming Today tapped the expertise of three others. Local media reported on the University's efforts to serve lower income students, new trustees and the new executive director for the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

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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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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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