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

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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Humanities and Social Sciences November 13, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 6-13

UD faculty experts continued to provide post-election analysis for news outlets nationwide, including Catholic publication Crux, USA Today, NBC News, WGN America News Nation and Newsweek. National and local outlets highlighted the new bachelor's plus law degree tracks.

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Humanities and Social Sciences November 09, 2020
University of Dayton adds 5-year fast-tracks to bachelor's, law degrees

Aspiring criminal justice studies and philosophy majors thinking about law school can get their bachelor's and law degrees in five years instead of the traditional seven at the University of Dayton, thanks to fast-track programs that will save students tuition and living expenses.

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Faculty and Staff November 06, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 30-Nov. 6

CBS News, NBC News, The Conversation, Al Jazeera English, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, ABC News in Australia, Newsy and several Dayton-area news outlets sought UD political science, law and human rights expertise about the presidential election. Several served as on-air analysts on the day of and day after the election.

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Business October 30, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 23-30

In a Q&A with the Dayton Business Journal, UD President Eric F. Spina said 'flexibility is key' to navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Prominent Catholic news outlets Commonweal and America interviewed religious studies faculty Neomi De Anda and Jana Bennett about Catholicism in America today and Election 2020, respectively.

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UDRI October 23, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 16-23

CBS This Morning included the expertise of political scientist Nancy Martorano Miller in its "At America's crossroads" series segment "All eyes on Ohio." Bloomberg also interviewed Miller about elections for judges in Michigan and Ohio. Education Dive talked to School of Law Dean Andrew Strauss about how COVID-19 could change how professional programs teach online. Spectrum News 1 in Ohio featured a donation that allows students to perform virtual dissections.

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Sustainability October 09, 2020
UD in the news Oct. 2-9

Vince Miller in religious studies is among the theologians who offered their thoughts on the papal encyclical 'Fratelli Tutti' to America magazine. Marketing expert Randy Sparks and political scientist Christopher Devine commented on presidential brands and the VP debate for USA Today and Reuters, respectively.

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Students October 02, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 25-Oct. 2

University Business, the Dayton Daily News, the Dayton Business Journal and Dayton TV station WDTN highlighted UD's record enrollment while Catholic News Service, Marketplace, Reuters, DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education and The Independent sought UD faculty expertise for stories. Statewide news outlet Spectrum News 1 and WDTN chronicled student efforts to keep the Dayton Independent Film Festival alive despite COVID-19 restrictions.

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Human Rights September 25, 2020
UD in the news Sept. 18-25

President Eric F. Spina contributed an op-ed about the 100th anniversary of the "University of Dayton" and our continuing connection to the Dayton community. Local and regional news media highlighted UD research, the Flyer Pitch competition, an award for a UD human rights champion, and UD sustainability and legal expertise.

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Faculty and Staff September 23, 2020
Pete Buttigieg joins Ohio Secretary of State LaRose, U.S. Sen. Brown on virtual election speakers series slate

Former Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been added to the University of Dayton School of Law and Human Rights Center's virtual speakers series — Election 2020: A call for civic engagement to promote democracy — as the final keynote speaker Oct. 26. The series is free and open to the public. The series began Sept. 14 with Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose as the featured guest speaker. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown will be the featured speaker Oct. 23.

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