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

Law September 06, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 1-6

The Conversation featured immigration expert Miranda Hallett's piece on how climate change is driving emigration from Central America as its lead article on Friday. University of Dayton made Sierra's list of Cool Schools for a second straight year and Insider.com's list of 'best college dorms in the US.' Political scientist Nancy Miller was a guest of the Politics Podcast on FiveThirtyEight. The Daily Beast talked to Meghan Henning in religious studies for its story 'Why did Saint Peter paralyze his own daughter?'

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Innovation August 30, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 17-31

UD President Eric Spina wrote an op-ed about easing transfers between two- and four-year colleges for Education Dive. Kristen Krupa-Comfort's research was the subject of a Conversation video of the day. Rob Franek, editor-in-chief at The Princeton Review, listed the University of Dayton among his 'hidden gems' in a segment on CNBC.

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Law August 16, 2019
UD in the news Aug. 2-16

BBC Radio, Voice of America, Newsy and NPR interviewed sociologist Art Jipson about white nationalists. Al Jazeera English interviewed law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister about Jeffrey Epstein's death. Meghan Henning, assistant professor of religious studies, talked to The Daily Beast and The Christian Century about prayer. Immigration expert Miranda Hallett was a guest of a show in Argentina to discuss racism against Hispanics.

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International July 19, 2019
UD in the news July 12-19

Faculty shared their research and expertise with The Conversation, CNN.com, CTV in Canada, Al Jazeera English, Childhood Obesity News and Women's Agenda. Spectrum News in Ohio, central Florida and North Carolina featured an invention by engineering student Spencer Janning that's making life easier for a child with cerebral palsy.

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Law July 12, 2019
UD in the news June 28-July 12

Several news services and outlets around the nation and world sought the expertise of UD faculty and staff, wrote about our research and experiential learning, and highlighted our new bachelor's degrees in sustainability.

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Faith/Mission June 21, 2019
UD in the News June 15-21

The expertise of University of Dayton faculty was shared with national and international audiences in two pieces for The Conversation, a blog post for The Washington Post and interviews with NPR, Catholic News Service, the National Catholic Reporter and outlets in Canada, Ireland and India.

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Sustainability May 06, 2019
Researcher Receives European Union Fellowship to Improve Access to Renewable Energy in Developing Countries

The European Union has awarded University of Dayton researcher Bob Brecha a two-year, $200,000 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to work with Berlin-based Climate Analytics on bringing renewable energy to developing countries and examining the impact on areas accessing electricity for the first time. Only about 14 percent of applicants receive the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship.

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Human Rights March 15, 2019
Moral Courage Project to Unveil Exhibit Chronicling Work at U.S.-Mexico Border

The University of Dayton Human Rights Center will unveil "America the Borderland," an exhibit by the center's Moral Courage Project designed to shine a light on human rights defenders at the US-Mexico border, during a free, public reception 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in the Keller Hall atrium on the University of Dayton campus.

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International March 15, 2019
University of Dayton to Honor Human Rights Activists for Investigating, Prosecuting State-Sponsored Killings in Latin America

Central figures in the investigation and prosecution of one of the largest state-sponsored killings in Latin America in the 20th century — the El Mozote Massacre — will be the recipients of an international human rights award from the University of Dayton.

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International March 15, 2019
UD in the News March 8-15

Four faculty published three pieces in The Conversation highlighting research and expertise on pregnancy discrimination, St. Patrick's Day and fake charities. Athletic Business published a piece by sports management expert Peter Titlebaum about Dayton's role in March Madness. Rob Durkle, dean of admission and financial aid, explained how to figure out college costs to CollegeXpress.

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