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Faculty and Staff October 02, 2019
University of Dayton joins Second Nature commitment affirming higher ed's role in shaping climate-resilient communities

University of Dayton President Eric F. Spina signed Second Nature's Resilience Commitment focused on climate adaptation and community-building to address a changing climate and resulting extremes. 

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President September 27, 2019
University of Dayton establishes Roger Brown residency in social justice, writing, and sport; Selects Wil Haygood as inaugural resident

The University of Dayton today announced celebrated author Wil Haygood has been named to a new writer's residency honoring stand-out professional basketball player and former UD student Roger Brown, which will explore the intersection of sports and social justice. 

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Campus and Community September 27, 2019
UD in the news Sept. 14-27

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the University's transparent tuition plan in a special report. The Conversation featured articles by Shelley Inglis, Human Rights Center executive director, and Chun Zhang, assistant marketing professor. Al Jazeera English, BBC News Mundo, CTV in Canada and The Washington Post also sought faculty expertise to explain current events.

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President September 27, 2019
President Spina named to NCAA presidential forum

The Atlantic 10 Conference appointed University President Eric F. Spina to the NCAA Presidential Forum, the primary advisory entity to the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. Spina replaces Davidson President Carol Quillen, who represented the A-10 for the last four years.

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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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Campus and Community August 04, 2019
President Spina message about shooting in Oregon District

The University of Dayton expresses its profound grief and sadness about the horrific shooting in the city's Oregon District. As a Catholic, Marianist community, we offer our prayers for the families and loved ones of the victims and the wounded, both for our friends and neighbors here in Dayton and in El Paso, Texas.

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President June 28, 2019
University to Welcome New Board Chair, Six New Board Members

When Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health, becomes the first woman in the University's 169-year history to take the leadership role as chair of the board of trustees on July 1, six new members of the board will join her.

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President May 10, 2019
UD in the News May 3-10

Several national and international outlets sought the expertise of University of Dayton faculty and staff, including The Associated Press, CTV in Canada, Fast Company, WalletHub and Technology First.

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Law May 03, 2019
UD in the News April 26-May 3

The Conversation published a piece by Miranda Hallett and Theo Majka in the department of sociology, anthropology and social work about "The Benefits That Places Like Dayton, Ohio, Reap by Welcoming Immigrants." The Associated Press, Chicago Tribune and International Business Times also picked up the piece. Law professor Thaddeus Hoffmeister was a guest of Al Jazeera English to discuss U.S. Attorney General William Barr's testimony to Congress.

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Research April 26, 2019
UD in the News April 19-26

It was University of Dayton Week on The Academic Minute, a popular radio program produced by WAMC/Northeast Public Radio which is a platform for professors from top universities nationwide to share "groundbreaking research and how that research helps us understand and solve the big problems that matter to us all."

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