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President January 10, 2020
UD in the news Jan. 4-10

University President Eric F. Spina discussed how the University and the State of Ohio are collaborating to help fill the need for computer scientists in a Dayton Daily News opinion piece, "Ohio reprograms its future."

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Faculty and Staff January 10, 2020
Events to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. recognize work of solidarity in building a place for all

Community leaders committed to building a place for all will discuss their work and how others can be involved during the University of Dayton's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, in the Kennedy Union ballroom. No public tickets are available for the breakfast.

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Campus and Community December 20, 2019
UD in the news Dec. 14-20

Two of the nation's top outlets covering higher education, a pair of iconic American magazines, the top U.S. Catholic news wire service, The Associated Press, The Conversation and the daily newsletter of the American Society for Engineering Education featured the University's programs, curriculum, students and faculty expertise.

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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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Science December 12, 2019
State of Ohio awards University nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First Scholarships for computer science students

The state of Ohio awarded the University of Dayton nearly $3 million for Choose Ohio First scholarships during the next five years for students in computer science and related fields, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted announced Dec. 12 at the University of Dayton School of Engineering Innovation Center. The program's goal is to help prepare Ohio's future workforce and grow Ohio's economy.

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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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Engineering December 11, 2019
Personal tragedies can't keep Josh Biris from graduation day, GE Aviation operations management leadership program

"It could be worse," University of Dayton senior Josh Biris said during the first week of December, near the anniversaries of his parents' deaths. "I could have given up after their passing, but that's not what my parents wanted for me. They wanted me to finish college. They wanted me to succeed and become something. I did it for them." Come this Saturday, Biris will have "done it for them" with a mechanical engineering degree with honors and a job in GE Aviation's Operations Management Leadership Program. In future Decembers, the calendar will feature the anniversary of his graduation.

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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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Campus and Community December 04, 2019
Activities, therapy pets help ease finals week stress

Finals week is a stressful time for college students, so the University of Dayton is offering a variety of stress-busting activities — and advice — to ease anxiety for students, ranging from free food and beverages to therapy pets to massages.

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Science November 22, 2019
UD in the news Nov. 16-22

NPR, CNBC, The Conversation, Crux, Chief Executive magazine and CTV in Canada are among the national and international outlets featuring faculty expertise or University initiatives in stories this week.

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