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

Campus and Community December 13, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 6-13

The Atlantic examined UD's role as an anchor institution in Dayton. The Online Jurist featured the law school in a story about the American Bar Association increasing online learning hours. Michelle Pautz, assistant provost for the Common Academic Program, was a guest of Faculty Focus. GEN, a new publication focused on politics, power and culture, talked to historian Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders about Confederate monuments.

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Campus and Community December 12, 2019
The Atlantic explores how UD is "reinventing town-gown" relations

The Atlantic takes a look at the University of Dayton’s expanding role as an anchor institution in the Dayton community in an online article by James Fallows “The University of Dayton is Reinventing Town-Gown Relations.”

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Libraries December 05, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 23-Dec. 5

Historian Haimanti Roy wrote about India’s plan to identify illegal immigrants for The Conversation. U.S. News & World Report included the University in a slideshow of 10 environmentally friendly colleges. At least 18 affiliates in 14 states picked up a WDTN-TV story about the Marian Library's Nativities.

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President November 15, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 8-15

Entrepreneur listed our undergraduate entrepreneurship program among the best in the nation. Food Technology highlighted Lincoln Hill Gardens and the expertise of Diana Cuy Castellanos in health and sport science in a story about feeding global cities. ScienceDirect and Cosmopolitan Middle East also tapped faculty expertise for stories.

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Students November 08, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 2-8

The Atlantic, The Conversation, Religion News Service, National Catholic Reporter and The Huffington Post featured University of Dayton faculty and staff in stories the first week of November.

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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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