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

Humanities and Social Sciences July 09, 2021
UD in the News June 26-July 9

Faculty wrote pieces for The Conversation and Fortune while Fox News, Gizmodo and Gaming Today tapped the expertise of three others. Local media reported on the University's efforts to serve lower income students, new trustees and the new executive director for the Fitz Center for Leadership in Community.

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Campus and Community July 06, 2021
University of Dayton names four new trustees, chairperson elect; adds two young professionals as recent alumni trustees

The University of Dayton has added four new members to its board of trustees, including two recent alumni invited to join through a new category designed to attract early career professionals to the board.

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Campus and Community May 14, 2021
UD in the News May 8-14

C-SPAN and The Conversation highlighted faculty research, aviation publications in the U.S. and Australia sought the expertise of historian Janet Bednarek, the (Cincinnati) Catholic Telegraph chronicled the history of the Marianists in Dayton and media statewide featured UD's commencement.

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Faith/Mission April 09, 2021
UD in the News March 27-April 9

President Eric F. Spina was a guest of WHIO-TV Reports to discuss the effect of the pandemic on the University. Faculty contributed three pieces to The Conversation. The National Law Journal and the Dayton Daily News highlighted the School of Law's leap in the U.S. News grad school rankings. The Dayton Daily News, along with Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45, also featured students among the first Flyer Promise graduates.

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Business January 08, 2021
UD in the news Dec. 18-Jan. 8

Faculty and staff finished 2020 and rang in 2021 continuing to offer their expertise and thoughts on the issues of the day.

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President January 07, 2021
Message from President Eric F. Spina about events in Washington, D.C., Jan. 6

I write to you with great sadness regarding the shocking insurrection at the U.S. Capitol yesterday and the brazen attempt to undermine our democracy. There is simply no place for this kind of lawless behavior, and for those who incite it, in the United States of America and I condemn it, personally, in the strongest way possible. 

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Students December 18, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 11-18

A pair of faculty contributed pieces for The Conversation while others shared their expertise with the Huffington Post and the Sinclair Broadcasting Group in a story picked up nationwide. Ohio cable news outlet Spectrum News 1 and Dayton TV station ABC22/Fox45 featured the W.S. McIntosh Memorial Leadership Award & Scholarship winner. The Dayton Business Journal also profiled the success of the Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation in 2020.

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Students December 11, 2020
UD in the news Dec. 4-11

Newsweek published an online story that focuses on the University community's collective success in coping with the early spike in cases to bring it down and keep it down through the rest of the semester. The article describes the trajectory of the campus and our efforts, including the importance of our partnerships, the broad-based internal planning efforts and especially the role of the students in coming together in community and as peers to encourage safe behavior.

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Health December 04, 2020
UD in the news Nov. 20-Dec. 4

Several prominent regional and national news outlets highlighted the University's culture, values and mission, including President Eric F. Spina talking to The Chronicle of Higher Education about how "campus values really can influence behavior." Catholic News Service, TV stations in Dayton and Columbus, the magazine of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and the website, Diverse Military, are among the others that wrote about our Marianist student communities, Christmas on Campus, Marian Library nativities, and an advisory committee for military personnel and veterans.

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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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