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

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
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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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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Faculty and Staff February 08, 2019
UD in the News Jan. 25-Feb. 8

University of Dayton faculty and staff contributed to the national conversation on curricular innovations, college affordability and career outcomes in Education Dive, The Chronicle of Higher Education and U.S. News & World Report. CBC News, Catholic News Service and BYU Radio tapped faculty expertise on airport design, social media and corporate social responsibility.

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Research December 14, 2018
UD in the News Dec. 1-14

University of Dayton faculty expertise spread worldwide the first half of December via The Conversation, an international news outlet that features articles by academics, CTV in Canada, Medium.com, Eyewire and the Detroit Free Press.

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Faculty and Staff November 21, 2018
University of Dayton to Celebrate 20 Years of Human Rights Studies, 70 Years of U.N. Declaration

DAYTON, Ohio — The University of Dayton will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the University's human rights studies program and 70th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a pair of free, public events Thursday, Dec. 6, featuring a current U.S. State Department official and the editor-in-chief of top academic human rights journal Human Rights Quarterly.

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Diversity and Inclusion November 09, 2018
UD in the News Nov. 2-9

Historian Julius Amin contributed another piece on Cameroon to The Conversation, a global network of newsrooms "committed to information transparency and credibility." Catholic Philly, MarketWatch, Fox News, CNSNews.com and Governing were among the national media quoting University of Dayton faculty experts. the National Jurist listed the School of Law among the nation's best schools for legal technology.

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Students November 02, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 26-Nov. 2

CTV in Canada, The Daily Beast, MedicalXpress and WalletHub are among the international and national media tapping University of Dayton faculty expertise to discuss the issues of the day. In Ohio, The Columbus Dispatch published assistant law professor Erica Goldberg's op-ed about restoring legitimacy to the U.S. Supreme Court and media outlets statewide continued to turn to Christopher Devine to talk about the midterm elections.

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International October 26, 2018
UD in the News Oct. 19-26

Three religious studies faculty contributed think-pieces for national news outlets The Conversation and Catholic News Service. Meghan Henning explained 'Why the Christian Idea of Hell No Longer Persuades People to Care for the Poor' in The Conversation and Cecilia Moore discussed Black Catholic History Month and Jana Bennett wrote about 'Being Catholic Online — Problems and Possibilities' for Catholic News Service.

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