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

Campus and Community October 08, 2021
UD in the News Oct. 1-8

President Eric F. Spina wrote an op-ed for DIVERSE: Issues in Higher Education about bridging the access and success gap for lower-income students. Forbes profiled Brent Kondritz, executive director for the Center for Leadership. Several Dayton-area news outlets featured University efforts to increase scholarships for nursing students and diversifying the legal profession.

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Students October 06, 2021
Flyer Legal Promise provides full law school tuition, $15,000 stipend, job after graduation

Dayton law firms Thompson Hine and Taft Law are teaming with the University of Dayton School of Law to recruit underrepresented and underserved students to law school and the legal profession. The Flyer Legal Promise Program will provide two students full law school tuition, a $15,000 stipend for living expenses, mentors, summer clerkships and a job at one of the firms following graduation. 

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Giving October 06, 2021
Gift creates scholarships to build nursing pipeline

Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health and chair of the University of Dayton board of trustees, will establish scholarship funds at the University of Dayton and Miami Valley Hospital Foundation to benefit nursing students.

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Students September 27, 2021
University awards micro-credentials demonstrating skills employers want

The University of Dayton now awards micro-credentials demonstrating students have the top skills employers say they want: critical thinking, communication, creative problem solving, resilience and more.

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Faculty and Staff September 24, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 18-24

Inside Higher Ed highlighted the UD Sinclair Academy. Regional and local media reported on UD's long-range financial planning process, diversity and inclusion efforts, and strong enrollment; plus featured a pair of entrepreneurial students running their own business.

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Students September 17, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 11-17

President Eric F. Spina wrote an editorial piece for The Hill about expanding Pell grants. Aviation historian Janet Bednarek continued to share her expertise worldwide with appearances on Al Jazeera English and ABC Radio National in Australia, and in El Mercurio in Santiago, Chile. Human Rights Center Executive Director Shelley Inglis contributed a piece to The Conversation.

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Students September 10, 2021
UD in the News Sept. 4-10

Aviation historian Janet Bednarek gave interviews nationwide about air travel since 9/11, including The Wall Street Journal. Meghan Henning in religious studies shared her expertise with The Daily Beast and The Conversation. Dayton-area media featured the blessing for first responders, 9/11 commemoration, new partnership between UD and the Hall Hunger Initiative, and new bistro featuring food from local underrepresented, minority-owned and woman-owned vendors at The Hub Powered by PNC.

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Business August 27, 2021
UD in the News Aug. 20-27

Local media featured the start of classes at The Hub Powered by PNC at the Dayton Arcade. Faculty wrote on Catholic issues in Catholic Philly and America.

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Students August 17, 2021
UD sees record overall enrollment, most diverse student body

The University of Dayton enters the 2021-22 academic year with record overall enrollment and its most diverse student body in history.

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Engineering July 30, 2021
UD in the News July 23-30

The Dayton Business Journal wrote about the Industrial Assessment Center's U.S. Department of Energy grant to perform energy assessments for manufacturers. Auto historian John Heitmann lent his expertise to The Wall Street Journal for a story also picked up by Fox Business.

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