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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 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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International May 26, 2021
Report: Vietnam War-era policies underlie polarization, violence, militarization of today's society

Vietnam War-era policies underlie much of the militarization of today's society as well as political and social polarization and violence, according to a University of Dayton Human Rights Center report to be released May 27. 

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Faith/Mission May 25, 2021
Sustainability expertise contributes to Vatican platform to track environment goals

The University of Dayton provided sustainability expertise to the Vatican in the development of the Laudato Si' Action Platform to help track goals from Pope Francis' 2015 encyclical on the environment.

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Business May 21, 2021
UD in the News May 15-21

Catholic News Service featured UD's commencement ceremonies in a roundup of Catholic college graduations. Law, political science and history media shared their expertise nationwide. Local media highlighted Sukh Sidhu's appointment as Research Institute executive director.

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Campus and Community May 14, 2021
UD in the News May 8-14

C-SPAN and The Conversation highlighted faculty research, aviation publications in the U.S. and Australia sought the expertise of historian Janet Bednarek, the (Cincinnati) Catholic Telegraph chronicled the history of the Marianists in Dayton and media statewide featured UD's commencement.

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