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

Engineering December 10, 2021
UD in the News Dec. 3-10

Commonweal, Newsweek, National Geographic; The Attitude on the Pacifica Network, which has 220 affiliates; and Catholic News Service are among the national news outlets sharing UD faculty expertise. Local media featured the Greater West Dayton Incubator's grand opening.

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Faculty and Staff November 22, 2021
UD conference will examine human rights issues heightened by COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life worldwide, including the work of human rights advocates. Human rights issues heightened by the pandemic include equal access to vaccines and housing, immigration, extremism and rights to privacy. How human rights methods, strategies and approaches have kept up with the pandemic will be the subject of the University of Dayton Human Rights Center's Social Practice of Human Rights Conference Dec. 2-4 at Daniel J. Curran Place on the UD campus.

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Faculty and Staff November 17, 2021
Law professor elected to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

The Organization of American States elected University of Dayton School of Law Professor Carlos Bernal to its Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.

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Law November 12, 2021
UD in the News Nov. 6-12

Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis was a guest of the Morning Wave in South Korea to discuss the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. The Los Angeles Times quoted political scientist Christopher Devine's research on vice presidents. Local news media highlighted Tiffany Taylor Smith's promotion to vice president for diversity and inclusion, student work to provide solar energy to local nonprofits and a Research Institute contract for research in autonomous systems.

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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 17, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 11-17

President Eric F. Spina wrote an editorial piece for The Hill about expanding Pell grants. Aviation historian Janet Bednarek continued to share her expertise worldwide with appearances on Al Jazeera English and ABC Radio National in Australia, and in El Mercurio in Santiago, Chile. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis contributed a piece to The Conversation.

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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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Faculty and Staff July 16, 2021
UD in the News July 10-16

Vince Miller, Gudorf Chair in Catholic Theology and Culture, wrote a review of a climate crisis sci-fi novel for America. Law360 mentioned how the School of Law's online hybrid J.D. program attracts high-performing students. Faculty shared their expertise with MoneyGeek, Vox and The Washington Times.

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International June 10, 2021
Climate change, glacier meltwater: Geologist Umesh Haritashya among group publishing findings in Science

University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya was among the researchers whose examination of how climate change and glacier melting affect the water supply for more than a billion people was published in Science June 10.

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Faculty and Staff June 10, 2021
University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya worked with international coalition to publish findings of recent Himalayan disaster in Science

Research journal Science published the findings of an international coalition of scientists, which includes University of Dayton geologist Umesh Haritashya, that investigated the landslide and flood in India in February that destroyed two hydropower plants and left more than 200 dead or missing. 

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